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Cortinghborg in Groningen, the Netherlands by diederendirrix architects

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Article source: Jessica Sibbing

Start construction Cortinghborg Groningen the Netherlands!

Image Courtesy diederendirrix architects

  • Architects: diederendirrix architects
  • Project: Cortinghborg
  • Location: Groningen , the Netherlands
  • Commercial space: 18.500 m2.
  • Apartments: 161 apartments
  • Completion: December 2013
  • Status: Currently under construction
  • Software used: Autocad, Revit and SketchUp


Modernist Pavilion by Eduardo V. Flores

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Article source:  Eduardo V. Flores

Starting very early cultural production aimed at the promotion of a genuinely Brazilian Architecture, Eduardo deepened in the areas of Design, Architecture and Arts, rescuing several fundamental characteristics of Brazilian Modernism of the 40s. Based on School Carioca, a national style of architecture internationally called Brazilian Style, the artist brings out the whole spirit of that era combining an invigorating nostalgic architecture to what is most modern and sustainable building processes. In defense of a truly Brazilian style, Eduardo has raised questions among academic students of Architecture and managed to change the view of students who had a predilection for international styles and achieved more followers of his vision \”Neo-Modernist\”.

Image Courtesy Eduardo V. Flores

  • Architects: Eduardo V. Flores
  • Project: Modernist Pavilion
  • Software used: Sketchup and Kerkythea

Image Courtesy Eduardo V. Flores


RA House in Santa Fe, Argentina by Pablo Anzilutti

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Article source: Pablo Anzilutti

The project is developed in a plot whose bottom coincides with the perimeter of closure of a private neighborhood and beyond the limit, extends sown fields, allowing having a broader vision of the surrounding landscape and also having more privacy in the rear. Coincidentally, the rear facade is oriented to the north, so the most private part would have the best orientation.

Image Courtesy Federico Cairoli

  • Architects: Pablo Anzilutti
  • Project: RA House
  • Location: El Paso Country Club, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Engineers: Eng. Javier Perez / Eng. Ezequiel Rigiardi
  • Area (m2): 225 m2 covered / partially covered 95 m2
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Year built: 2010-2012
  • Photograph: Federico Cairoli


SAC Federal Credit Union New Corporate Headquarters in Papillion, Nebraska by Leo A Daly

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Article source: Leo A Daly

SAC Federal Credit Union, Nebraska’s largest credit union, selected international architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm LEO A DALY to provide design and engineering services for its new corporate headquarters campus in Papillion, Neb. LEO A DALY also provided site selection, programming and master planning services for the project over the past year.

SAC Federal Credit Union New Corporate Headquarters

  • Architects: Leo A Daly
  • Project: SAC Federal Credit Union New Corporate Headquarters
  • Location: Papillion, Nebraska
  • Software used: All architectural, structural, mechanical/plumbing, and electrical drawings were produced in Autodesk Revit.  Civil engineering documents were done in AutoCAD Civil 3D.  3Dimensional design models were a combination of Google Sketchup 8 and 3Ds Max 2012.


iProspect – Fort Worth in TX by VLK Architects

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Article source: VLK Architects

iProspect is a leading, global digital marketing agency. The existing iProspect office was located in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards, and respect for that heritage was implemented into their new office space, situated in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The design intertwines the familiar, historical elements of Fort Worth with the modern, high-tech industry that iProspect serves. The new space, previously a metal fabrication warehouse built in the 1950s, had plenty of existing character including concrete columns with graffiti and a few masonry partitions, which were incorporated into the design.

View looking in Commons area with Kitchen in background

  • Architects: VLK Architects
  • Project: iProspect – Fort Worth
  • Location: Fort Worth, TX
  • Software used: AutoCAD 2012, SketchUp Version 8 and the Kerkythea Rendering Program


Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center in New Orleans, Louisiana by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Article source: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

This New Orleans neighborhood library is comprised of two buildings joined together with the intention that they function as a whole. One building is a historically significant bungalow built as a residence in 1917, sited prominently on the corner of South Broad Street and Napoleon Avenue. The other building, built in 1993 specifically to function as a library, was home to the main reading room and stock areas. Both buildings were severely flooded by levee breaks attributed to Hurricane Katrina. The bungalow was salvaged and raised for future flood prevention, but the modern addition was deemed necessary for replacement by the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).

Image Courtesy Timothy Hursley

  • Architects: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
  • Project: Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center
  • Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Software used: majority of the design work done in AutoCAD and Sketch up. Some Rhino was used on the tail end of the project.


Abitare il sottotetto in Milan, Italy by Studio Arcadia Ego

Friday, June 29th, 2012

Article source: Studio Arcadia Ego

The design solution for the apartment started from the need to modify the original project that included the execution of a partition wall in front of the entrance; this wall delimited the area deputed to food preparation closed by sliding glass doors and furniture provided with angular. This solution, however, prevented a rational distribution of the residence, having an area of 30 square meters, could contain only a small table and a sofa. The project, planned to greatly reduce the wall of the kitchen until it becomes a shoulder retaining wall system of open living space which becomes a distinctive design element.

View of the dining area from the entrance of the apartment

  • Architects: Studio Arcadia Ego
  • Project: Abitare il sottotetto
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Software used: AutoCAD LT 2012 for 2D drawings, Sketch-up for 3D and Artlantis for renderings. The perspective is a handmade drawing  done by the architect.


H2 Residence in Athens, Greece by 314 Architecture Studio

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Article source: 314 Architecture Studio

This building is located at the suburbs of Athens in the area next to the golf court in Glyfada,  andconsists of three one floor apartments of 250m2 each.

Each apartment has two small and one master bedroom. Inside the building there is an atrium that provides light to secondary areas of the apartments whilealso working as a funnel exit for warm air energy consumption in the summer months.

H2 Residence

  • Architects: 314 Architecture Studio
  • Project: H2 Residence
  • Location: Athens, Greece
  • Total area: 750m2  plot area 1000m2
  • Software used: Autocad and the 3d sketch up with a rendering plug in and the photoshop


S-Mahal in Gyeonggi-do, Korea by Moon Hoon (designed using AutoCAD and SketchUp)

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Article source: Moon Hoon

When I was a high school student, I had a friend of slight build who always used to carry the Book of Changes with him and was interested in Korean traditional classical music. He was faithful in his religious life, at the same time full of curiosity about the secular world and always paced around restlessly. One day after 20 years, he called me out of the blue. He had in the meantime become a veterinarian and wished to move to India a few years later to lead his own life. After getting together with him for a chat over a drink a couple of times he asked me to design a house where he, his wife and her parents would live together. He wanted me to build an inner court and madang where he could raise animals, as well as a prayer room.

Image Courtesy Kim Yong Kwan

  • Architects: Moon Hoon
  • Project: S-Mahal
  • Location: 109-2 Daesim_ri, Yangseo-myeon, Yangpyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
  • Design Team: Kim Suki, Lee Kyong Ho, Kam dong ho, Park Jung Mok
  • Client: Son Dae Ho
  • Completion Date: March 2007
  • Total Site Area: 741.00M2
  • Total Floor Area: 147.12M2
  • Construction: Reinforced Concrete
  • Material: exterior/ Sprayed Paint, waterproof curtain; Interior/ wood flooring, wall paper
  • Photography: Kim Yong Kwan, Monthly Homeliving&Style: Park Chan Woo
  • Software used: AutoCAD and SketchUP


ECO-Sport Facility in Puerto Rico by Ramirez-Gonzalez Studio, PSC

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Article source: Ramirez-Gonzalez Studio, PSC

Proposed by Ramirez-Gonzalez Studio architecture firm, the ECO-Sport Facility is a novel design, which accomplishes the re-engineering of the typical basketball court architecture in Puerto Rico into a sustainable building. The concept was based on the firm’s own philosophy by conceiving ‘Architecture as an Adapted Product’ which permits the project architects to improve the structure environmental output within cost-efficiency parameters from early stages of the design development.

ECO-Sport Facility

  • Architects: Ramirez-Gonzalez Studio, PSC
  • Project: ECO-Sport Facility
  • Location: Puerto Rico
  • Design Team: Emmanuel Ramirez, AIA (principal) and Wilfredo Mendez, AIT
  • Cost: 320,000 USD
  • Status: Preliminary Development
  • Software used: AutoCAD & SketchUp


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