// arthitectural / concept design

Foster + Partners & Baer, Shifman-Nathan
The Edmond & Lily Safra Brain Science Building


The Jerusalem Brain Sciences Building will provide a state-of-the-art research and teaching facility for the Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences. This Jerusalem-stone four-story building features two wings surrounding an open courtyard, blending traditional, local architecture with cutting edge scientific capabilities.   Public spaces will be located at ground level, with laboratories, offices […]


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Roman Leonidov
Geometry of Comfort


Moscow area is seeing the construction of a new country house built by the project of Roman Leonidov architectural studio; the project is based on the principle of being at one with the universe. Roman Leonidov studio started working on this project back in mid 2011, and now the construction is entering its final stage. The […]


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Francis Landscape
Modern Day Babylon


Rising above one of Kuwait City’s still undiscovered areas, this collaboration between architect and landscape architect consists of a tower that floats atop a series of overlapping terraces, in gentle contrast with the flat and constantly changing fields of sand that surrounds it, creating a lush world of water and greenery that fuses to generate […]


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Andrea Maffei Architects
Florence Music and Culture Park


The project comes from the tender launched in October 2007 for the redevelopment of disused area outside the historic center of Florence, and in particular in the vicinity of the old rail-station Leopolda, and the Royal Park of the “Cascine”. This work is part of those identified by the “Committee of Ministers for the 150th […]


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Tomas Labanc & Ramon Bernabe Simo
Daegu Library


A library should provide a dynamic space that facilitates the interactions between people and information. It must provide flexibility to accommodate the evolving ways in which people access and inteact with information. The new Daegu Gosan Public Library will provide a cultural meeting place in the community by providing an open, multi-media foccused facility for […]


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proj3ct
Rua, restaurant/bar


Located on the blooming nightlife district of Oporto’s downtown, RUA occupies the ground floor of an old building facing a narrow yet busy street. The vaccant space matched in many ways the traditional construction of Oporto old city center: narrow lots with high openings and ceilings, the extensive use of granite stone and local painted […]


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Margot Krasojevic
Hydroelectric Waterfall Prison


The prison is located in the Pacific Ocean close to the Canadian coastline. The main program is a sustainable prison which acts as a hydroelectric power station. Constructed of steel reinforced concrete, it’s vertical structure consists of a floating tension-leg platform tethered to the seabed eliminating most vertical movement, with depths up to 2,000m. The concrete […]


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gianluca milesi architecture
90 Degrees Architecture


A research on the city Intro 90 Degrees architecture is a research on the urban environment of the city of Milan. The idea informing this projects is to work on parts of the city uncompleted and never solved, without any urban or architectural quality. Our specific interest is to act on the never finished and never […]


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Quixotic Architecture
Great Fen Future Vision


The Great Fen Future Vision as the living landscape of open water, lakes, ponds, reed bed, fen and marsh dictated the form of our proposal for the Visitor Centre not vice versa. It is our response to this unique location and its heritage providing freedom of exploration, learning and preservation of the fenland. The conceptual […]


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X-TU Architects
Cité des civilisations du vin


How can we fit in with the spirit of the area? The former wet docks are so intimately associated with the city’s industrial heritage. This place belongs to the river. The water is its life force, the power of nature reclaiming these man-made banks. As the broad river winds gently towards its destiny, one of its curves […]


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A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Terrasse9


The block is within Nanterre’s municipal 9th Terrace, measuring around 113 meters by 21m wide. With the intention of avoiding an effect of mass, the building specifications describe procedures for the cutting and sequencing of volumes. To these various rules of building positioning, we propose a simple response: an organization of three principal volumes stemming […]


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Studio Kalamar
National and University Library II


The programme of the National and University Library II comprises four programme units: free access library, storage and archive facilities, work units – expert library services, and the archaeological heritage of Roman Emona. Emona lies beneath the surface level, so the three remaining units are used as the base for volume composition. The units are […]


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A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Pacemar


The project requires a comprehensive approach of rehabilitation and renovation based upon the use of reliable simulation tools: digital models and simulations of energy performances. The new project will be conceived out of bot : restraint regarding the economy of means, as well as the taking into account of the needs and expressed wishes of […]


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A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Leclerc122


The project consists of the renovation of building B’s existing 10,402m² surface area, the redesign of the facade taking into account the overall structure, the renovation of the technical premises, and the optimizing of office surface space. The problem of energy will be approached subtly, with the aim of upgrading the efficiency of the facades […]


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HOK
Master Plan for New Istanbul International Financial Center


HOK developed the master plan for the Istanbul International Financial Center (IIFC) in Turkey, which is being built on a 170-acre site on the city’s Asian side. The Turkish government’s goal for the landmark IIFC project is to establish Istanbul as a global center for finance. The IIFC will house the head offices of the country’s […]


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Studio Kalamar
Domžale Sports Hall


This small town sports hall with 3000 seats was designed to house handball, basketball, volleyball and badminton matches as well as gymnastics and martial arts competitions. An optional recreation scheme on the same surface divides the field surface into three basketball fields with dividing curtains. Supplementary programmes on sousterrain floor transform the building into a […]


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Eugenio Aglietti
VetiVertical City


Shanghai is one of the Chinese cities with the highest levels of CO2 emissions per capita and, due to industrial effluents, Huangpu is one of the most polluted river of the planet. The project pursues a dual objective: firstly, the purification of wastewater produced by the building in order to recycle it; secondly, the carbon dioxide […]


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A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Architectural Ride


The development of culture is one of the highest possible human ideals.  Therefore, in every museum it is not the exhibition of works that has meaning, but the presence of visitors and their wandering through and exposure to displays of works that stimulate meaning. Our project puts the power station on centre stage, the structure itself […]


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Dom Arquitectura
Private house in Caçapava


The land was formed by two parcels and the client wanted to have a great outdoor space. So we decided to project a compact house situated on one side, and open it to the other side, leaving maximum space for the garden. The garden remains protected by the garage and fenced area for dogs in […]


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ibarra rosano design architects
Patagonia Residence


The way landforms are produced by the actions of weathering and erosion, this design is shaped by the prevailing environmental forces of sun, wind and sky. A rammed earth wall shields and anchors the house to the land and with outstretched arms, connects the two living pods into a home. The two pods are linked […]


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