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Beach house at Ponta do Pulso, Brazil by Arch. Affonso Risi

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Article source: Arch. Affonso Risi 

The main building, a two floor pentagon plan pavilion (258,80 m²/2 784 ft²), is almost entirely surrounded by the sea.The plan allows disposing 4 bedrooms upstairs opened as verandas to the sea landscape. The fifth vertex is an open space two stories high. The entire ground floor is also designed as a veranda with sliding glass doors.

Image Courtesy © Paulo Risi

Image Courtesy © Paulo Risi

  • Architects: Arch. Affonso Risi
  • Project: Beach house at Ponta do Pulso
  • Location: Ubatuba, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Photography: Paulo Risi
  • Software used: AutoCad
  • Collaborator: arch. Willian T.S.Miyagui
  • Builder: eng. Lineu Botta de Assis

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House In The Dunes by Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Article source: Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

The house is situated in an environmentally sensitive area with a fragile dune scape. The ocean resides within walking distance and becomes visually apparent on the second floor and roof deck. With the ocean comes the harsh salt air.

Image Courtesy © Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

Image Courtesy © Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects

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Vives university college – campus Bruges in Belgium by SAR architecten

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Article source: SAR architecten

In the Middle Ages, Bruges had two big ambitions: to have a sea port and a university, fine ambitions that the magnificent old city could barely realize despite its many efforts. During history Antwerp and Ghent took over the leading roles in those matters and Bruges became during three centuries ‘Bruges la morte’. However at the end of the 20th century Bruges is the 3rd seaport of the BENELUX, and in 2009 the VIVES University College was built, associated to the well known ‘University of Louvain’.

Campus east side (1) , Image Courtesy © Christine Deboosere

Campus east side (1) , Image Courtesy © Christine Deboosere

  • Architects: SAR architecten
  • Project: Vives university college – campus Bruges
  • Location: Xaverianenstraat, 10, BE 8000 Bruges, Belgium
  • Photography: Christine Deboosere, Toon Grobet (nv Zumtobel Lighting sa)
  • Software used: Autodesk AutoCAD, Microstation, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Illustrator
  • Architects in Charge: Johan Bosschem, Jan De Vloed
  • General contractor: Strabag Belgium NV – registered office Gent
  • Associate firm: Architektenburo De Vloed bvba
  • Design team: Thierry Halsberghe, Eveline Vandenbogaerde, Veerle De Langhe, Patrick Persoons
  • Landscape: Buro voor Vrije Ruimte VOF (more…)

Tel-Aviv Townhouse in Israel by Dzl Architects

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Article source: Dzl Architects

The townhouse is situated on an urban threshold at the edge of the ayalon cbd of tel aviv. The neighborhood in south east tel aviv, is defined by the highway to the west givatayim to the east, yad eliyahoo to the south and nahlat itzhak to the north.

Image Courtesy © Tal Nisim

Image Courtesy © Tal Nisim

  • Architects: Dzl Architects, David Lebenthal
  • Project: Tel-Aviv Townhouse
  • Location: Tel-Aviv, Israel
  • Photography: Tal Nisim
  • Software used: Vectorworks
  • Year: 2013
  • Size: 200 sqm 

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Thorncrest House in Etobicoke, Canada by Altius Architecture

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Article source: Altius Architecture

Situated in a quiet Etobicoke residential neighbourhood, Thorncrest House stands out as a contemporary gem within its surroundings. The dwelling’s distinctive blue zinc cladding and Spanish cedar accents create a unique street presence alongside the suburban beige villas.

Image Courtesy © Altius Architecture

Image Courtesy © Altius Architecture

  • Architects: Altius Architecture
  • Project: Thorncrest House
  • Location: Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
  • Software used: Graphisoft Archicad

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Industrial Building Thumfarth in Schlag bei Grünbach, Upper Austria by [tp3] architekten

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Article source:[tp3] architekten

Housed in a former building yard the installation company was looking for a new location along S10. The architects, however, managed to convince the owner of the benefits of the existing site.

Image Courtesy © Kurt Hörbst

Image Courtesy © Kurt Hörbst

  • Architects: [tp3] architekten
  • Project: Industrial Building Thumfarth
  • Location: Schlag bei Grünbach, Upper Austria
  • Photography: Kurt Hörbst
  • Software used: Archicad
  • Planning: [tp3] architekten
  • Year: 2014

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Baghdad Shopping Mall and Rotana Hotel by Maviperi Mimarlık

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Article source: Maviperi Mimarlık

This project has started in 2010 and will be completed with the opening of the shopping mall in 2014. Started as a shopping mall, firstly an office building, later a five star hotel block was added to the project.  The architecture and interior design of the five star hotel was designed according to the needs of Rotana group.

Image Courtesy © Maviperi Mimarlık

Image Courtesy © Maviperi Mimarlık

  • Architects: Maviperi Mimarlık
  • Project: Baghdad Shopping Mall and Rotana Hotel
  • Location: Iraq, Baghdad
  • Software used: Autocad and 3dmax
  • EMPLOYER: Tefirom
  • LAND AREA: 9000 m2
  • CONSTRUCTION AREA: 45000 m2
  • START / FINISH: 2009

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Aesop Store in Sao Paulo, Brazil by METRO ARQUITETOS ASSOCIADOS

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Article source: METRO ARQUITETOS ASSOCIADOS

These are the basic ideas that guided the project for this specific Aesop Store:

To preserve the visual impact of the flow of people on the main street, without too much emphasis on the street corner where the shop is located. The entrance of the store will be in the street façade. The address must clearly be Rua Oscar Freire, one of the most important retail streets in São Paulo.

Image Courtesy © METRO ARQUITETOS ASSOCIADOS

Image Courtesy © METRO ARQUITETOS ASSOCIADOS

  • Architects: METRO ARQUITETOS ASSOCIADOS 
  • Project: Aesop Store
  • Location: S. Paulo, Brazil
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Design Development: Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Martin Corullon, Gustavo Cedroni, Helena Cavalheiro, Marina Ioshii, Rafael de Sousa, Luís Tavares, Isadora Marchi, Marina Pereira, Isadora Schneider, Marina Cecchi and Camille Laurent.
  • Acoustics: Harmonia
  • Building company: Lock Engenharia
  • Total area: 100m²
  • Construction area: 100m²
  • Date of project: February 2014

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Bal House in Menlo Park, California by Terry & Terry Architecture

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Article source: v2com

This project consists of a single-story addition and renovation to an existing mid-century ranch house in Menlo Park, California.

Conceived for a retired couple, the open and accessible design integrates the living space with the rear garden to create a well-lit domestic extension. Comprised of two floating volumes, the addition formally designates the bedroom to the west and the main (common) space to the east. The two wings gradually diverge from the original structure to generate a glass-clad fissure in between. This void space pulls the garden inwards, injecting elements of the outdoors into the core of the house.

house connecting to rear deck and garden area, Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

house connecting to rear deck and garden area, Image Courtesy © Bruce Damonte

  • Architects: Terry & Terry Architecture
  • Project: Bal House
  • Location: Menlo Park, California, US
  • Photography: Bruce Damonte
  • Software used: ArchiCad from Grafisoft
  • Project Team: Alex Terry, Ivan Terry, Matt Bisset
  • Project Engineer: Santos Urrutia Structural Engineers Inc. San Francisco
  • Contractor: Timberline Construction
  • Completion Date: July 2011

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SALONGEN 35 in Malmö, Sweden by KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Article source: KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE

In April 2009 Kjellgren Kaminsky won an open competition for passive houses with the builder Höllviksnäs Förvaltnings AB. The competition was organized by the city of Malmö for the last vacant site in the Bo01 housing exhibition area, in the western harbor. Now the houses are to be built.

Image Courtesy © KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE

Image Courtesy © KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE

  • Architects: KJELLGREN KAMINSKY ARCHITECTURE
  • Project: SALONGEN 35
  • Location:  Malmö, Sweden
  • Software used: AutoCad
  • Team: Joakim Kaminsky, Fredrik Kjellgren, Oscar Arnklitt, Daniel Andersson, Marie Löwenherz, Allesssandro Micelli
  • Client: Höllviksnäs Förvaltnings AB
  • Object: 4 apartments with passive house technique
  • Size: 500 sqm
  • Stage: under construction
  • Completed: 2011

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