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Piushaven Harbour Pavilion in Tilburg, Netherlands by CIVIC Architects

Sunday, March 11th, 2018

Article source: CIVIC Architects 

With the start of 2018, a new iconic structure was opened to the public in Tilburg (Netherlands). The structure forms a public pavilion on the central pier in the old city harbour and serves as a landmark for recreational boats and yachts, visiting the city. The firms Civic Architects & Bright Urban Futures designed a striking steel structure that unites the public viewing platform and the restaurant, adding a piece of sturdy architecture to the harbour vista.

Image Courtesy © Stijn Bollaert

  • Architects: CIVIC Architects
  • Project: Piushaven Harbour Pavilion
  • Location: Hopliedenkade, Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Photography: Stijn Bollaert
  • Client: Orion Projectontwikkeling, The City of Tilburg
  • Team:
    • Civic Architects: Jan Lebbink, Rick ten Doeschate, Ingrid van der Heijden, Gert Kwekkeboom, Fernanda Romeu, Angela Solis, Niels Boswinkel, Helena Moreno
    • Bright urban Futures: Gerjan Streng
    • Partners: Archimedes Bouwadvies, BAM Bouw en Techniek, Janssen Lastechnieken
  • Floor Size: 260 m2
  • Period: November 2015 – December 2017

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The Zuiderplein Antwerp in Belgium by ATELIER KEMPE THILL

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Article source: ATELIER KEMPE THILL 

Recently the construction started of the block14 development in Antwerp’s new city quarter Nieuw Zuid. Block 14 is the central block situated at the new piazza Zuiderplein that will function as the civic centre for the new neighbourhood with several thousand inhabitants.

Image Courtesy © ATELIER KEMPE THILL

  • Architects: ATELIER KEMPE THILL
  • Project: The Zuiderplein Antwerp
  • Location: Nieuw Zuid, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Client: Triple Living Antwerp / Belgium
  • Software used: Vectorworks

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KARESANSUI in Shangri-La City, China by Yiduan Shanghai Interior Design

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Article source: Yiduan Shanghai Interior Design 

By chance the client found Mr. Xu Xujun two years ago. After a few hours’ communication at the first meeting, the client requested that Mr. Xu provide a brief proposal first. At that night, Mr. Xu drew a rough draft by hand: elements of Oriental Zen were added to the overlapping connected buildings , and Tibetan style of ancient city Shangri-La was taken as a smooth transition, thus a simple hostel which presents the beauty of nature was gradually shown. The client thought highly of the draft, thus a story about the original design of KARESANSUI was unfolded.

Image Courtesy © Zhu Enlong

  • Designers: Yiduan Shanghai Interior Design
  • Project: KARESANSUI
  • Location: Shangri-La, Yunnan, China
  • Photography: Zhu Enlong
  • Chief Designer & Creative Director: Xu Xujun
  • Area: 1200 ㎡
  • Design Time: Dec., 2015
  • Completion Time: Sep., 2017

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Tivoli Hjørnet Opens in Central Copenhagen, Denmark by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Article source: v2com

An undulating glass and terraced terracotta pavilion opened at Tivoli Gardens on November 17 to public acclaim. The new building transforms the western edge of the historic park and brings fresh excitement to Copenhangen’s urban core. Designed by the internationally recognized New York—based architectural firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the project houses a food hall, shops, restaurants, and hotel rooms and is topped by a landscaped roof. It continues Tivoli’s rich tradition of intertwined recreation, amenity, and natural beauty.

Image Courtesy © Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

  • Architects: Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects
  • Project: Tivoli Hjørnet Opens in Central Copenhagen
  • Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Client: Tivoli A/S
  • Gross Floor Area: 8,500 m2/91,500 ft2
  • Building dimensions: Length: 105 m maximum; width 18m average; height 17m above grade
  • Completed: November 2017

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Sterna Residence I in Nisyros, Greece by Sterna

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Article source: Sterna

In a unique location within the medieval castle of Emporeios in the island of Nisyros comes Sterna Nisyros Residences. A new proposal fit for all lovers of eclectic residence, aesthetics and art. For everyone who wishes to spend his holiday in a quiet island of long history, which encourages introspection and strongly resists the intense commercialization and mass tourism.

Image Courtesy © Panos Kokkinias

  • Architects: Sterna
  • Project: Sterna Residence
  • Location: Castle of Emporeios, Nisyros, Greece
  • Photography: Panos Kokkinias
  • Client: Greg Haji Joannides
  • Design team: Giorgos Tsironis, Greg Haji Joannides
  • GFA: 128sqm
  • Design: 2013
  • Completion year: June 2014

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P&D+I KLABIN Center in Telêmaco Borba, Brazil by Paulo Brazil Arquitetura

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Article source: Paulo Brazil Arquitetura 

Design

The architectonic project for the Klabin Research, Development and Innovation Center, installed near to the main entrance of Vila Harmonia, Telêmaco Borba, PR, has as guide line, the integration of the architecural ensemble to the surrounding landscape, a quite and pleasant space, especially chosen by the Managers Fabio Schvartsman and Francisco Cesar Razzolini. The area is right in the middle of the generous woods that define the compact green belt around the Unity Klabin Monte Alegre, defined and opened in the forties (1940), for the production of quality paper in total respect to the evironment.

Image Courtesy © Pedro Kok

  • Architects: Paulo Brazil Arquitetura
  • Project: P&D+I KLABIN Center
  • Location: Monte Alegre, Telêmaco Borba, Paraná State, Brazil
  • Photography: Pedro Kok
  • Colaborators Architects: Luiza Garry Leptich, Carlos Eduardo Valbusa, Elisa Relva Basso, Marco Antônio D’Delia, Ricardo Marmorato, Laís Oliveira Xavier, Bianca Dunder.
  • Area: 15.000m2
  • Main Building: 3.006m2
  • Beginning: September, 2015
  • Conclusion: May, 2017

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Hong Kong’s Kennedy Town Swimming Pool by Farrells

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Article source: v2com 

Hong Kong’s futuristic new Kennedy Town Swimming Pool, designed by Farrells, has won a 2017 American Architecture Prize in the Recreational Architecture category.

Completed earlier this year, the pool complex includes a 50-metre outdoor pool, an outdoor leisure pool, indoor and outdoor massage baths, a 50-metre indoor pool, and an indoor training pool. It also incorporates an outdoor garden sheltered beneath the tip of the building’s characteristic roof.

Kennedy Town Swimming Pool viewed from Hong Kong’s famed Victoria Harbour, Image Courtesy © Farrells

  • Architects: Farrells
  • Project: Hong Kong’s Kennedy Town Swimming Pool
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Phase 1 accommodation (outdoor pools):
    • Outdoor pool (50 metres)
    • Outdoor children’s leisure pool
    • Jacuzzi
    • Offices
    • Entrance hall
    • Changing rooms
    • Temporary accommodation (lifeguard rooms, storage)
  • Phase 2 accommodation (indoor pools):
    • Indoor secondary pool (50 metres)
    • Indoor training pool (25 metres)
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor sitting-out area
    • Decanting of temporary uses to permanent accommodation
  • Gross floor area: 11,782 m2
  • Phase 1 opening date: 11 May 2011
  • Phase 2 opening date: 7 February 2017

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Lagos’s Wooden Tower in Nigeria by HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Article source: v2com

HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates unveils their proposal for a wooden residential tower in downtown of Lagos; the most populated city in Africa with more than 16 million inhabitants. The design of the skyscraper of more than forty thousand square meters was directed by the Architect by Hermann Kamte, CEO and founder of HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates. The architect expresses that this architectural concept of wooden tower aims to improve the living conditions of the inhabitants of the city of Lagos.

Image Courtesy © HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates

  • Architects: HKA | Hermann Kamte & Associates
  • Project: Lagos’s Wooden Tower
  • Location: Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Gross floor area (GFA): 40,176 m²
  • Gross volume (GV): 135,108 m³
  • Site area: 13,000 m²
  • Footprint area: 1134 m²
  • Building height: 87 m

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MG rooftop in Buenos Aires, Argentina by Marantz Arquitectura

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Article source: Marantz Arquitectura

For the refurbishment of a terrace located in a classic house in buenos aires, Marantz focused on converting the roof into a new recreational spot by designing an area with green spaces, an orchard with its own irrigation system, and by expanding its living area by adding a grill and deck. A light structure was added, linking the two roof levels with a staircase that connects and saves space. This system adds a canopy where needed, and is left open for the areas that need natural light, like the orchard and part of the deck. One of the most important factors of the project was the budget, therefore the choice of materials was very important. Aesthetic and material quality and balance was achieved through the use of tinplate, tongue and wood joints, wood deck floor, and white plaster. The result is a green and environmentally friendly terrace that creates a place for recreation and relaxation for its owners.

Image Courtesy © Fernando Schapo

  • Architects: Marantz Arquitectura
  • Project: MG rooftop
  • Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Photography: Fernando Schapo
  • Project team: Archs. Joan Marantz, Julieta Chester, Alex Gazzo Huck
  • Surface: 70 sqm
  • Year: 2015

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House in Alcalar, Portugal by Vitor Vilhena Arquitectura

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Article source: Vitor Vilhena Arquitectura

Located in the south of Portugal, in an area that serves as a transition between the Sea and the land. It is located in the village of Alcalar, a few kilometers from Portimão, where 5000 years ago was settled an important Prehistoric community.

Image Courtesy © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

  • Architects: Vitor Vilhena Arquitectura
  • Project: House in Alcalar
  • Location: Alcalar, Algarve, Portugal
  • Photography: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
  • Team: Nuno Gonçalves, Fábio Plácido Guimarães, Michael Vieira
  • Other Collaboration: Veritate, Projectos e Fiscalização Electroeng, Engenharia Electrotécnica Termoflux, Engenharia e Certificação Energética
  • Total Construction Area (m2): 250 m2
  • Year of Completion: 2016

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