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Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal
Sumit Singhal loves modern architecture. He comes from a family of builders who have built more than 20 projects in the last ten years near Delhi in India. He has recently started writing about the architectural projects that catch his imagination.

SERPENTINE PAVILION in London, England by BIG

 
March 10th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: BIG

For the Serpentine Pavilion 2016, we have attempted to design a structure that embodies multiple aspects that are often perceived as opposites: a structure that is free-form ret rigorous, modular yet sculptural, both transparent and opaque, both box and blob.

Image Courtesy © BIG

Image Courtesy © BIG

  • Architects: BIG
  • Project: SERPENTINE PAVILION
  • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Partners-in-Charge: BjarkeIngels, Thomas Christoffersen
  • Project Leader: Maria Sole Bravo
  • Team: Aaron Powers, Alice Cladet, Claire Thomas, Daniel Sundlin, Jakob Lange, Kai-Uwe Bergmann, KristianHindsberg, KristofferNegendahl, Lorenz Krisai, Maria Holst, Maxwell Moriyama, Rune Hansen, Tianze Li, Tore Banke, Wells Barber
  • Collaborators: AKT II, BIG IDEAS, Dinesen Gulve, Fiberline Composites A/S, SAPA Extrusions Denmark A/S
  • Client: Serpentine Galleries
  • Status: In Progress
  • Size in m2: 300
  • Date: 22/02/2016

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Grünberger in Bozen, Italy by noa* (network of architecture)

 
March 10th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: noa* (network of architecture)

noa* (network of architecture) completes a traditional urban residential house and adds a contemporary volume, which grows into the vineyards of Gries.

“…the material penetration of the old and the new create a field of confrontation of the generations – an untamed urge for transformation…”

Image Courtesy © noa* (network of architecture)

Image Courtesy © noa* (network of architecture)

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Cyberwalk in Manesar, Gurgaon, India by DFI Architects

 
March 10th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Epistle communications

“Man belongs to nature and that is how he has been designed to function.”

Originating from this notion, CYBERWALK was conceived to bring man and nature together, within an office environment that would enable better Ideation, creative thinking that would lead to innovation in a relaxed working environment.

Image Courtesy © DFI Architects

Image Courtesy © DFI Architects

  • Architects: DFI Architects
  • Project: Cyberwalk
  • Location: Sector 109, Manesar, Gurgaon, India
  • Client: Aarone Group
  • Design Team: Girish, Dilvir, Naveen, Vikas Madaan
  • Site Area: 10.00 acres
  • Built-Up Area: 18.40 Lakh Sq.Ft.
  • Start Date: 2008
  • Completion Date: November, 2012

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The Corner house in Kitashirakawa, Kyoto by UME architects

 
March 9th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: UME architects 

The site is located in Kitashirakawa, Kyoto adjacent to astream, the Higashiyama mountains with its ‘Daimonji’ of ‘Gozan-no-Okuribi’ (a summer event in Kyoto) and has distant views to Hieizanmountains. The site overlooks open-spaces bothacross the street where the local university has a botanical garden, and adjoining where achildren’s playgroundis situated. Together the two open spaces turn the site into a corner block.

Image Courtesy © Yasushi Ichikawa

Image Courtesy © Yasushi Ichikawa

  • Architects: UME architects
  • Project: The Corner house
  • Location: Kitashirakawa, Kyoto, JAPAN 
  • Photography: Yasushi Ichikawa
  • Architect in Charge: Satoru Umehara
  • Consultants: S3 Associates Inc.
  • Constructor: TEN Planning, pivoto(furniture)
  • Structure: Steel construction
  • Area: 120.0 sqm
  • Project year: 2015

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Netherlands Embassy Berlin in Germany by OMA

 
March 9th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: OMA

The Netherlands Embassy is a disciplined cube with equally disciplined irregularities which aims to facilitate a better understanding of Berlin, confronting divergent ideas about how the city, with its complexity, heaviness, opacity, and beauty, should build / rebuild. Traditional planning guidelines of the former West Berlin demanded that new buildings in the neighbourhood (the Roldandufer in Mitte) reflect the local 19th century architectural style. Planning officials in the former East Berlin were more open to innovation. As a result, OMA combined an obedient approach (strictly fulfilling the block’s perimeter) with a disobedient one (building an isolated cube).

Image Courtesy © Christian Richters

Image Courtesy © Christian Richters

  • Architects: OMA
  • Project: Netherlands Embassy Berlin
  • Location: Berlin-Mitte, Rolandufer / Klosterstrasse, Germany
  • Photography: Christian Richters, Hans Feldman, Hans Werlemann, Phil Meech
  • Client: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dienst Gebouwen Buitenland, The Hague
  • Partners-in-charge: Rem Koolhaas, Ellen van Loon
  • Project Director: Erik Schotte
  • Project Architect: Michelle Howard, Gro Bonesmo
  • Team: Beth Margulis, Anu Leinonen, Daan Ooievaar, Adrianne Fisher, Robert Choeff, Christian Muller, Oliver Schütte, Fernando Romero Havaux, Matthias Hollwich, Katrin Thorhauer, Barbara Wolff, Bruce Fisher, Anne Filson, Udo Garritzman, Jenny Jones, Shadi Rahbaran, Mette Bos, Adam Kurdahl, Stan Aarts, Julien Desmedt, Annick Hess, Rombout Loman, Antti Lassila, Thomas Kolbasenko, Moritz von Voss, Paolo Costa, Carolus Traenkner, Susanne Manthey, Christiane Sauer, Tammo Prinz, Nils Lindhorst, Felix Thoma,
  • Project Management: Royal Haskoning
  • Site: Facing street corner, park and riverfront
  • Program: 8,500m2: offices 4,800m2; housing 1,500m2; parking 2,200m2
  • Research: Bill Price, Marc Guinand
  • Structure: Royal Haskoning / Arup Berlin
  • Services: Huygen Elwako / Arup Berlin
  • Prize: European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, Mies van der Rohe Award 2005

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Salling Tower in Aarhus, Denmark by dorte mandrup arkitekter

 
March 9th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: dorte mandrup arkitekter

The new viewing tower and landmark on the harbour of Aarhus Ø, The Salling Tower, is shaped as a dramatic urban sculpture with a significant architectural expression.

Image Courtesy © Torben Eskerod

Image Courtesy © Torben Eskerod

  • Architects: dorte mandrup arkitekter
  • Project: Salling Tower 
  • Location: Dock 7, Nikoline Kochs Plads, Aarhus Ø, Denmark
  • Photography: Torben Eskerod
  • Client: City of Aarhus / The Salling Funds
  • Height: 1st plateau: 4,3 m, 2nd plateau: 7,5 m
  • Status: Inaugurated 10/8 2015

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“House in Cala Ambolo” in Javea, Spain by Ramón Esteve Estudio

 
March 9th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Ramón Esteve Estudio

Located in a privileged environment, on top of a cliff with panoramic views of great landscape value, on the one hand facing the Cala Ambolo, and on the other side facing the Bay of Granadella, in Javea. The house stands as a viewpoint to the open sea in multiple directions “The House in Cala Ambolo consists of a strategically fragmented area that addresses the views towards the visual interest of the plot”.

Image Courtesy © Ramón Esteve Estudio

Image Courtesy © Ramón Esteve Estudio

  • Architects: Ramón Esteve Estudio
  • Project: House in Cala Ambolo
  • Location: Javea, Spain
  • Collaborating Architects: Anna Boscà, Estefanía Pérez, Victor Ruiz, Maria Martí
  • Project Manager: Oscar Rivas, Miquel Gómez Romero
  • Collaborators: Tudi Soriano
  • Technical Architect: Emilio Pérez
  • Built surface: 700m2
  • Project: 2014

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Umaid Heritage by Design Atelier

 
March 9th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: Design Atelier

Umaid Heritage Elevation controls require the use of local Jodhpur stone to be expressed as the primary building material.

Design Atelier worked out various elements for stone construction, for expression in screens, blocks and flutes to build a contemporary form that responds to the high sun and which gives the form an unusual presence in light. Natural stone preserves the unique local character, adds to the aesthetic appeal of stability, grandeur and continuity of style in the construction. Not only is local stone sustainable, its versatility of use, enduring life cycle, low maintenance and 100% recyclable qualities qualify it as a useful green material.

Image Courtesy © Design Atelier

Image Courtesy © Design Atelier

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WDG Apartment renovation in Friedrichshain, Berlin by RARE Office, Architekturbüro

 
March 9th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: RARE Office, Architekturbüro 

Located in Friedrichshain, the building is an “Altbau” (pre-WWII residential building).

As many of the Berliner buildings in the former East Berlin, it underwent the so called “emergency enovation” in the time from the WWII and right after the Fall of the Berlin Wall.

Image Courtesy © Manuela Conti

Image Courtesy © Manuela Conti

  • Architects: RARE Office, Architekturbüro
  • Project: WDG Apartment renovation
  • Location: Friedrichshain, Berlin, (DE)
  • Photography: Manuela Conti
  • Area: 70 sqmt
  • Year: 2012

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Rive Seine _ Macro Lot A5 (110 social dwellings) in Boulogne-Billancourt, France by Tetrarc Architects

 
March 9th, 2016 by Sumit Singhal

Article source: v2com

Ile Seguin-Rives de Seine: a major urban renewal project in the heart of Greater Paris, spread over 74 hectares on the site of the former Renault factories, including the Ile Seguin. At the heart of one of these 3 sectors, the “Trapeze”, sits Macro-lot A5, comprising a secondary school, due to be delivered in 2018 – block A – and 110 apartments along its southern edge – block B. This block comprises 110 flats for social housing on top of a 2-level underground car park.

main view, Image Courtesy © Stéphane Chalmeau

main view, Image Courtesy © Stéphane Chalmeau

  • Architects: Tetrarc Architects
  • Project: Rive Seine _ Macro Lot A5 (110 social dwellings)
  • Location: Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Photography: Stéphane Chalmeau
  • General Contractor: Nexity – Icade
  • Surface: 9 129 m²
  • Year of construction: 2015

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