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Guggenheim Helsinki in Finland by PLUS-SUM Studio

Friday, June 19th, 2015

Article source: PLUS-SUM Studio

Our proposal strategically intensifies and reimagines the Guggenheim Museum producing an iconic cultural landmark by sculpting natural light through physical and conceptual layers. These strata develop a rich, dynamic and varied experience synergistically contextualizing the museum at multiple scales to the material and cultural fabric of Helsinki and Finland. The design supplants the object/icon building (visually distinct, discrete parts) with a new subtle icon, embedded in Finnish culture (emotional, connected) and redefines Helsinki as an urbanized landscape; an extension of the museum.

View From North Market Area - Museum Defines Southern End of New Pedestrian District, Image Courtesy © PLUS-SUM Studio

View From North Market Area – Museum Defines Southern End of New Pedestrian District, Image Courtesy © PLUS-SUM Studio

  • Architects: PLUS-SUM Studio
  • Project: Guggenheim Helsinki
  • Location: Helsinki, Finland
  • Software used: Rhino3D and Maxwell 

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MCKENNA RESIDENCE in Miami, Florida by [STRANG] Architecture

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Article source: [STRANG] Architecture

The McKenna Residence incorporated the renovation of an existing “ranch” style home into a new masterplan for the property.  The new wing houses the Master Bedroom and Great Room while the renovated older wing houses kids’ bedrooms and recreation areas.  The existing pool was also retained in the overall design.  Materials include Florida keystone, ipe cladding and a metal roof.

Image Courtesy © Claudia Uribe-Touri

Image Courtesy © Claudia Uribe-Touri

  • Architects: [STRANG] Architecture
  • Project: MCKENNA RESIDENCE
  • Location: Miami, Florida  
  • Photography: Claudia Uribe-Touri
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Project Manager
Jason Adams
  • Project Team
Max Strang
  • Client
Paul & Dominique McKenna
  • Awards
AIA MIAMI Award of Excellence, 2008
  • Status
Completed, 2008

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Train Control Centre in Utrecht, The Netherlands by de Jong Gortemaker Algra architects

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Article source: de Jong Gortemaker Algra architects 

ProRail’s new train control centre in Utrecht is the dynamic heart of ProRail’s train services in and around Utrecht. The design by dJGA has specifically focussed on users; the main aim is to allow them to do their jobs as effectively as possible.

Image Courtesy © Christian Richters

Image Courtesy © Christian Richters

  • Architects: de Jong Gortemaker Algra architects 
  • Project: Train Control Centre
  • Location: Bielsstraat 1, Utrecht, the Netherlands
  • Photography: Christian Richters
  • Software Used: Autodesk, Revit and 3D Max
  • Team: Maurits Algra, Tycho Saariste, Karen Glandrup, Franke van den Broek, Mike Zelke
  • Project management: Arcadis B.V.
  • Project leadership: Humanagement
  • Client: ProRail Facility Management, www.ProRail.nl
  • Area: 4,480 m²
  • Year: 2015

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Dessau Bauhaus Museum by Selim Senin

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Article source: Selim Senin

The part of plot which virtually has no tree has been selected for deployment of the museum. In order not to prevent the existence of ODF monument, the building was finished behind the monument. The main entrance is provided via FriedrichstraBe. After entering the museum, temporary exhibition hall is reached which has been designed to take place in parallel manner to KavalierstraBe. At the end of temporary exhibition, workshop space and main exhibition hall starts. Workshop space is open to use via external access from the side of ODF monument as well. Temporary exhibition hall and workshop space are completely enabled to integrate with each other thanks to operable glass division panels.

Image Courtesy © Selim Senin

Image Courtesy © Selim Senin

  • Architects: Selim Senin
  • Project: Dessau Bauhaus Museum
  • Software used: Sketchup, Vray, Autocad, Photoshop 

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MOUNTAIN-VIEW HOUSE in Austria by SoNo arhitekti

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Article source: SoNo arhitekti

This one-family residence is surrounded by nature overlooking the Austrian Alps. It iss located in a small village more than 800 m above the sea level connected with the famous skiing region of Kitzbuehel.

Image Courtesy © Matevž Paternoster

Image Courtesy © Matevž Paternoster

  • Architects: SoNo arhitekti
  • Project: MOUNTAIN-VIEW HOUSE
  • Location: Austria
  • Photography: Matevž Paternoster
  •  Software used:Autocad, 3ds max and Photoshop
  • Authors: Edvard Blažko, Marko Volk, Nina Tešanović
  • Site area: 850 m2
  • Nett building area: 340 m2
  • Year of constrution: 2015

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LISBON OPEN ROOM in PORTUGAL by Arq. Jose Reyes Leon Hernandez, Arq. Martin Fuentes Solis and Arq. Felipe de Jesus Ortega Perez

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Article source: Arq. Jose Reyes Leon Hernandez

ARCHmedium’s four-month competition was held between July and October 2014, and invited teams of students and young architects from across the globe to propose “good architecture for the people” of Portugal, who were severely affected by the global financial crisis of 2008.

Image Courtesy © Arq. Jose Reyes Leon Hernandez

Image Courtesy © Arq. Jose Reyes Leon Hernandez

  • Architects: Arq. Jose Reyes Leon Hernandez
  • Project: LISBON OPEN ROOM
  • Location: LISBOA, PORTUGAL
  • Software used: Google sketchup, Vray, Photoshop, Autocad
  • The apartment of architects: Arq. Martin Fuentes Solís, Arq. Felipe de Jesus Ortega Perez

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Atrium House in Gotland, Sweden by Tham and Videgård Arkitekter

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Article source: Tham and Videgård Arkitekter

Atrium House is a vacation home for a family of three generations on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea. It is built on a slight ridge that marks the former location of the coastline a thousand years ago. In relation to the open and expansive landscape, the building seems more like a low wall than a house. It is built around a completely enclosed atrium courtyard that is designed to serve as a fixed point, a sheltered outdoor room. The rest of the property is left undisturbed as a meadow where grazing sheep prevent the land from returning to forest.

East elevation viewed from the north, Image Courtesy © Åke E: son Lindman

East elevation viewed from the north, Image Courtesy © Åke E: son Lindman

  • Architects: Tham and Videgård Arkitekter
  • Project: Atrium House
  • Location: Gotland, Sweden
  • Photography: Åke E: son Lindman
  • Software used: Autocad
  • Team: Bolle Tham (chief architect), Tove Belfrage, Martin Videgård (collaborators)
  • Project: 2002‐2004
  • Built: 2006‐2010

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Villa Sundsvedja in Dragsfjärd, Finland by Jenni Reuter Architects

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Article source: Jenni Reuter Architects

Villa Sundsvedja is located in the Dragsfjärd archipelago.

The manor of Söderlångvik was formerly owned by Amos Anderson, a well-known patron of culture. Today it is a museum. In addition, the manor has an apple orchard, greenhouses, agricultural operations, direct sales and a cafe. The estate is owned by the Föreningen Konstsamfundet foundation, which had long been wanting premises to be rented to executives and their families. A beautiful plot was found by the shore about one kilometre from the main building.

Image Courtesy ©  Juha Ilonen

Image Courtesy ©  Juha Ilonen

  • Architects: Jenni Reuter Architects
  • Project: Villa Sundsvedja
  • Location: Sundsvedjavägen 200, 25870 Dragsfjärd, Finland
  • Photography: Juha Ilonen
  • Software used: Vectorworks 
  • Size: floor area 260m2

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Piolet cottage in Chamonix, France by Chevallier Architectes

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Article source: Chevallier Architectes

Context
The building was originally an old wooden shed in very poor condition – a strong candidate for demolition.
The challenge was to find ways to develop and optimize the spaces within a volume that could not be modified due to planning by-laws.

Image Courtesy ©  Chevallier Architectes

Image Courtesy ©  Chevallier Architectes

  • Architects: Chevallier Architectes
  • Project: Piolet cottage
  • Location: Chamonix, France
  • Software used: Archicad
  • Client: private
  • Usable floor space: 134 m2 (1442 sq. ft.)
  • Total area: 169 m2 (1819 sq. ft.)
  • Time frame: 2012
  • Renovation cost: €473,000 including taxes
  • Mission type: completed

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Colombia_325 in São Paulo, Brazil by TRIPTYQUE

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Article source: TRIPTYQUE

Situated in the Jardins, a neighborhood that is undergoing radical change, in an avenue of intense traffic, this building, facing north, appears as an organic incarnation of the urban and natural “aggressions” suffered by a tropical city. The noise, the insulation and the intense traffic are the building materials that feed this project. In spite of its important aspect, the building is not  blind or deaf, but was born from the energy of its context, and uses it to re-qualify itself, as if in a boomerang effect .

Image Courtesy © Leonardo Finotti

Image Courtesy © Leonardo Finotti

  • Architects: TRIPTYQUE
  • Project: Colombia_325
  • Location: São Paulo (Jardins), Brésil  
  • Photography: Leonardo Finotti, Fran Parente
  • Software used: AUTO CAD and SKETSHUP
  • ASSOCIATES: Greg Bousquet, Carolina Bueno, Guillaume Sibaud e Olivier Raffaelli
  • Project Chief: Tiago Guimarães
  • TRIPTYQUE TEAM :
    • Laura Bigliassi – Architect (BR)
    • Isabella Gebara – Architect (BR)
    • Tiago Guimarães – Architect (BR)
    • Felipe Hess – Architect (BR)
    • Bob Van den Brande – Architect / Engineer (BE)
    • Flavio Miranda – Architect (BR)
    • Renata Pedrosa – Architect (BR)
    • Marc Roca Bravo – Architect-Internship (ES)
    • Bruno Simões – Architect / Photographer (BR)
    • Filipe Troncon – Architect (BR)
  • Client: Loducca (more…)
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