To the initiated, his work looks a little like the cake you baked and decorated and then accidentally dropped on the floor. Or the model airplane you built only to crash into a tree. But make no mistake, Frank Gehry is a superstar in the world of architecture. When the pharisees of the...
The Aleph, Project- Foster + Partners – Argentina
Architect: Foster + Partners
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Construction start: 2006
Client: Faena Group
Collaborating Architect: Berdichevsky-Cherny Arquitectos
The redevelopment of the former...
Press Release 04.02.2013
Foster + Partners has completed its first project in Latin America with the opening of the Faena Aleph Residences in Buenos Aires, Argentina – part of the reinvention of the former docks of Puerto Madero as a dynamic new urban quarter. Drawing on local architectural...
Wall of Memory – Pietro Carlo Pellegrini Architetto – Italy
Architect: Pietro Carlo Pellegrini Architetto
Location: Lucca, Italy
Client: Passioniste nuns of the Monastery of S.Gemma Galgani
Project date: 2005
Begin of works: 2006
End of works: 2007
Total floor area: 100m²
425 Park Avenue – OMA – NY city, US
Location: Ney York city, US
OMA’s entry for 425 Park Avenue competition, awarded to Foster and Partners, in their own words proposes one aesthetics, oscillating between nearly exhausted orthogonality and a...
Tea Houses – Swatt Miers Architects – US
Architect: Swatt Miers Architects
Location: Silicon Valley, California, US
Status: Completed in 2009
“The idea for the tea houses originated years ago, when the owner and his young daughter explored the remote hills surrounding their Silicon...
Hovenring – Circular Cycle Bridge – IPV Delft – The Netherland
Project: IPV Delft
Location: Eindhoven, The Netherland
In the summer of 2012, design office IPV Delft realized one of its most talked about cycle bridges to date: The Hovenring in the Dutch city of...
The Blue Planet – 3XN – Denmark
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Client: The Blue Planet Building Foundation (Realdania, Knud Højgaards Fond, Tårnby Kommune)
Gross Floor Area: 9,000 m2
The Blue Planet, 3XN’s competition win for the new Denmark’s Aquarium,...
Monolit Office Building – Igloo Architecture – Romania
Architects: Igloo Architecture
Location: Bucharest, Romania
Design Team: Bruno Andresoiu, Adrian Ciocazanu, Ana Dinuta, George Barbu, Andrei Creanga
Area: 3,600 m²
Photographs: Courtesy of Igloomedia / Cosmin...
Architects: Werner Sobek, Stuttgart/Germany
Planning phase: 2008 – 2009
Execution time: 2009 – 2011
Services rendered by Werner Sobek: design, object planning, structural engineering of loadbearing structure and facades, building service equipment, optimisation of energy...
Architect: XTEN Architecture
Type: Residential- Single family residence
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Building status: Built
Year: 2005 – 2009
The Openhouse is embedded into a narrow and sharply sloping property in the Hollywood Hills, a challenging site that led to...
Architects: IAMZ Studio
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Lead Architect: Ahmed Elseyofi
Area: 8000 m2
Project Elements: Administration, Residential, Tourist area, Cultural district, Media zone, Recreational area, A part for public services, Small medical zone “for emergency”
The concept for the...
Projetc: Gruop A
Client: BP Raffinaderij Rotterdam
Contact: Edgar Vervaecke
Type: new building, interior, landscape
Task: building commision
Task description: Preliminary design, final design, Technical design and specification, Aesthetical monitoring
Architect: MAD Architects
Location: Ordos, China
Site Area: 27,760 m²
Building Area: 41, 227 m²
Building Height: 40 m
Directors: Ma Yansong, Yosuke Hayano, Dang Qun
Design Team: Shang Li, Andrew C. Bryant, Howard Jiho Kim, Matthias Helmreich, Linda Stannieder, Zheng Tao,...
Project: Jesus Torres Garcia architectes
Location: Salobreña, Spain
Area: 263 m2
Budget: 283.000 euros
Photography: Jesus Torres Garcia
‘how to build in a natural landscape?’
The phrase, based on the late Niemeyer’s approach to design, drove the entire concept behind the...
Architect: UN Studio
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Net building surface: 618m²
Building volume: 2839m³
Building site: 1280m²
Programme: single family house
Photos: Iwan Baan
From the architect:
Stuttgart, Germany, 2008-2011
The location of the Haus am...
Architects: Durbach Block Jaggers
Location: Potts Point, Sydney, Australia
Project Team: Neil Durbach, Camilla Block, David Jaggers, Stefan Heim, Lisa Le Van, Deborah Hodge, Brigitte Thearle
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 197 m²
Photographs: Anthony Browell, Peter Bennetts, Neil Durbach