Charlie Rose with Rem Koolhaas – The Evolving Nature Of Country Life Nov19

Charlie Rose with Rem Koolhaas – The Evolving Nature Of Country ...

Video In his recent sit down with famed architect Rem Koolhaas, Charlie Rose opens the interview with how surprised he was to hear a short remark made by Koolhaas just before the cameras were turned on.  Rose was taken aback to hear the most groundbreaking and influential urban design...

Court St. Pölten Extension – Dr Christian Kronaus – Austria

Project: Architect Dr Christian Kronaus Type: Governmental- Law court Location:  Andreas-Hofer-Strasse, St. Pölten, Austria Building status: built in 2011 Project cost:  € 8 million Architects Christian Kronaus and Erhard An-He Kinzelbach, together with the engineering firm Vasko +...

Funeral Parlor – TASH architects – Spain

Architects: TASH – Taller de Arquitectura Sánchez-Horneros Location: Toledo, Spain Project Team: Emilio Sánchez-Horneros, Antonio Sánchez-Horneros, Javier Rodríguez, Alberto di Nunzio, David Melar, Marta Zamanillo Structural Engineering: Eusebio Sánchez de Gracia Technical Engineering:...

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama – BFLS – UK

Project: BFLS – London Architects Area: 4,400 m² Project Status: Completed in June 2011 Client: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Acoustic Engineer: Arup Acoustics Structural & Services Engineer: Mott MacDonald Lighting Consultant: Equation Lighting Theatre Consultant: Theatre...

Berkeley School of Law Library – Ratcliff – US

Architect: Ratcliff  Location: Berkeley, California, US Landscape:  Hargreaves Associates, Alan Lewis  Principal-in-Charge: Joseph A. Nicola Lead Designer: Crodd Chin Project Architect/Designer: Ben Levi Project Designers: Peter Soldat, Tony Keung, Greg Hildebrand Project Design Team:...

Villa Rotonda – Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten – Netherlands

Project architects: Peter Bedaux, Thomas Bedaux , www.bedauxdebrouwer.nl/ Gross floor area: 220m2 Construction period: sept. 2009-june 2010 Date of opening: june 2010 Other project team members: koen de witte, cees de rooij Photographer: michel kievits, peter bedaux Bedaux de Brouwer...

House with ZERO Stairs – Przemek Kaczkowski & Ola Targonska...

  Architects: Przemek Kaczkowski & Ola Targonska Location: Wroclaw, Poland Structural Engineering: Slawomir Pruchnik Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 253 m² Photographs: Sebastian Oleksik The clients, a middle-aged couple, approached us with one definite request – they wanted to...

Radisson Hotel Lobby – Tanju Özelgin – Turkey Nov15

Radisson Hotel Lobby – Tanju Özelgin – Turkey

Tanju Özelgin designed the lobby for the Radisson Airport Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. Description from the designer:  Due to its proximity to the international airport, business and fair centers, the Radisson-SAS is labeled as a “Business Hotel”. To satisfy business hotel requirements,...

Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space – Foster and Partners – U...

Architects: Foster and Partners Location: New Mexico, USA Type: Public – Transportation Client: New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) Site Area: 300,000ft² / 27,880m² including apron Gross Area: 110,000 ft² / 10,219m² Date: 2006 – 2011 Facilities: Western zone – Support and...

Ponte della Musica – Buro Happold – Italy

Author: Buro Happold Location: Rome, Italy Chief Bridge Engineer: Davood Liaghat Architect: Kit Powell-Williams with C. Lotti e Associati Back in May of this year the mayor of Rome Giovanni Alemanno publicly opened the Ponte della Musica crossing the river Tiber connecting the Olympic stadium...

Stadium du Littoral – OLGGA Architects – France

Architects: OLGGA Architects /  Alice Vaillant, Guillaume Grenu, Nicolas Le Meur Location: Grande Synthe, France Client: City of Grande Synthe Engineering: Sogeti ingénierie Acoustic: Abe acoustique Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 2,433 m² Upon its Grand Opening September 4, 2011, the...

Santo Amaro House – Isay Weinfeld – Brazil

Project: Isay Weinfeld Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil Date: 2009 Area: 1.275 m² “Santo Amaro House was designed for a mature couple with grown-up children that no longer live in the house. It was built in quiet residential area in São Paulo, Brazil. The homemaker is an amateur piano player...

Salewa Headquarters – Cino Zucchi Architetti and Park Associati ...

Architect: Cino Zucchi Architetti and Park Associati Location: Bolzano, Italy Project Team: Filippo Pagliani, Michele Rossi, Cino Zucchi, with Elisa Taddei (project architect), Alice Cuteri, Lorenzo Merloni, Marco Panzeri, Davide Pojaga, Alessandro Rossi, Giada Torchiana, Fabio Calciati...

Erick van Egeraat Office Tower – Erick van Egeraat – Amst...

Project: Erick van Egeraat Design date: 2002 Built date: 2009 Client: Consortium Mahler 4, Amsterdam Gross Floor area: 33.500 m² The Erick van Egeraat office tower, is part of an expressive high-rise urban development south of Amsterdam, named Zuidas. Located in the proximity of the city...

Raif Dinçkök Yalova Cultural Center – Emre Arolat Architects ...

Architects: Emre Arolat Architects Location: Yalova, Turkey Principal Architect: kerem piker, gülseren gerede tecim Client: akkök grubu (limited competition) Structural Project: osm engineering Mechanical Project: mak-el Electrical Project: sentez Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 7,900...

Reading between the Lines – Gijs Van Vaerenbergh – Nederlands

Project: Gijs Van Vaerenbergh Location: Borgloon, Limburg,  Nederlands Opening: saturday september 24th 2011 Credits:    Production: Cravero    Contractor: Meg    Engineering: Ney+Partners  Reading between the Lines is part of ‘pit’, an artistic trajectory with works by some ten...

Digue Dondaines Nursery – Atelier 9.81 – France Nov11

Digue Dondaines Nursery – Atelier 9.81 – France

Architects: Atelier 9.81 Location: Lille, France Project Year: 2011 Project Area: 275 m² This project for a nursery is part of Euralille’s greater project, and more particularly in the area of the islet of St. Maurice, built on a section of the De Geyter urban project. It enhances a...

Philadelphia Museum of Art – Zaha Hadid – US Nov10

Philadelphia Museum of Art – Zaha Hadid – US

Innovative architect Zaha Hadid, who in 2004 became the first female recipient of the renowned Pritzker Architecture Prize, has advanced the vocabulary of contemporary architecture and design through the exploration of complex fluid geometries and the use of cutting-edge techniques and...

O House – Philippe Stuebi Architekten – Switzerland

On both, the front and the lake side, this sculptural villa shows very expressive and ornamental facades. Facing mount pilatus the white concrete elements are dotted with circular openings that allow glimpses into the two-levelled orangery with its exotic plants, as well as the lounge, the...

Ramat Gan House 2 – Pitsou Kedem Architect – Isreal

Project: Pitsou Kedem Architect Location: Ramat Gan Built area: 350 m² Design and built: 2009-2011 Program: Single Family House A private family residence situated in an urban environment.  In essence, the house is a closed, white box, devoid of any decorative or ornamental elements. ...