// arthitectural / concept

Goran Chalovski
S apartment


The investor owns a small apartment of 30 square meters .The apartment has two elements, the chimney channel and a pillar, which divide the space into two zones (the living room / bedroom and the kitchen / dining). This small apartment also has a big terrace of 19 square meters. The investor requested a program […]


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BudCud
Nowa Huta of the future


Booklet for tourists promotes ‘Cracov in 3 days’. Our strategy for Nowa Huta of The Future has a potential of extending the offer even for one more week, engaging new groups of potential investors and a the residents of whole region. Nowa Huta of The Future is a brand new direction on touristic and recreational […]


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Amtrak & HOK
Iconic Transportation Hub


HOK’s Amtrak Announces Plans to Transform Washington’s Union Station into Iconic Transportation Hub WASHINGTON – Amtrak recently released a master plan, developed with HOK and Parsons Brinckerhoff, to revitalize Washington Union Station. The plan envisions a vibrant intermodal center with increased capacity and renewed commercial activity. It was developed in collaboration with developer Akridge and several […]


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Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
Tree Hotel in Harads


A tree hotel in the far north of Sweden, near the small village of Harads, close to the polar circle. A shelter up in the trees; a lightweight aluminium structure hung around a tree trunk, a 4x4x4 meters box clad in mirrored glass. The exterior reflects the surroundings and the sky, creating a camouflaged refuge. The […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects & Patrik Schumacher
Arum Installation


This year’s Biennale theme ‘Common Ground’ shows how the work of the major protagonists of contemporary architecture – often regarded as independent individual creations – is in fact based on historical lineages of collective research. This is also true of the work of Zaha Hadid Architects. It is well known that the early work was […]


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MoederscheimMoonen Architects
Het Anker


MoederscheimMoonen Architects wins the competition for new community center in Zwolle, The Netherlands. The Rotterdam-based office MoederscheimMoonen Architects recently got the commission to the design the new community center ‘Het Anker’ in Zwolle, The Netherlands. The commission was given after winning the competition were the office was invited for together with the offices of Koppert + […]


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UNStudio
V on Shenton


Ben van Berkel / UNStudio have designed the new UIC building, ‘V on Shenton’, in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District. The former UIC Building dominated the city skyline as Singapore’s tallest building for many years since its completion in 1973 and was part of an important collection of towers located along Shenton Way in […]


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Margot Krasojevic
Clean CANAL Water


Water management is still the most important function of Amsterdam canals. Without them, the city would drown. Circulating the water is also vital for sanitary reasons. In the days when windmills had to do the job, the stench of the water could become unbearable in periods with little wind or rain. Three times a week, […]


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project A01 architects
Expertinnenverfahren Schnirchgasse


Two free-standing towers characterise the distinctive appearance and divide the space into three Zones. The clear exemption of the skyscrapers benefits design as well as settlement sheet. These solitaires are thus in most flexibly usable (exposure from all sides) and best possible shielded from the street noise of the highway. The form of the central building is on a best […]


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MA2
Art Museum


In the current proposal for a Contemporary Museum of Art in Buenos Aires, the inception is based on synergetic plays of volumes and interlink-interlacing manifolds of tectonic forms and panels that create a dynamic fluxion of mass, surfaces and lines. The articulations involved relay on formal masses in an arrangement or in a cohesive group […]


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NC-office Architecture & Urbanism
Metro Station 20


Project description Urban Concept Develop mid-rise density in between Druzhba1 and Druzhba 2 as a way to stitch together the two neighborhoods. The new station allows for concentrated density, transit oriented development which in nature differs from ‘the tower in the park’ typology. 1. Block strategy Parcels are maintained as proposed. The project suggests development […]


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AGi architects
Wafra Living Residential Complex


Spain and Kuwait-based practice AGi architects has been commended at MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Awards 2012, for their BBS Preschool and Wafra Living Residential Complex proposals. Both of them are currently under construction. In the first case, the project competed in Mixed Use Category and, the second one, in Residential Category. This is the […]


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UNStudio
Union Station


UNStudio and EE&K a Perkins Eastman company, and Jacobs Engineering have submitted a proposal for a scope of work to develop a Master Plan of Los Angeles Union Station. Ben van Berkel of UNStudio, along with Jonathan Cohn of EE&K, presented their ‘Vision Board’ – a conceptual rendering in the year 2050, showing Los Angeles […]


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Beïque Legault Thuot
La Tour Icône


Urban living in downtown Montreal is about to get smarter. Metropolitan Parking Inc., the esteemed developer behind the city’s award-winning Le Crystal de la Montagne, 1445 Stanley St. luxury apartments and Loft Condominiums in Old Montréal, today announces developing the city’s first smart affordable luxury condos. Situated at the corner of René-Lévesque Blvd. and de […]


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AGi architects
BBS Preschool


Spain and Kuwait-based practice AGi architects has been commended at MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Awards 2012, for their BBS Preschool and Wafra Living Residential Complex proposals. Both of them are currently under construction. In the first case, the project competed in Mixed Use Category and, the second one, in Residential Category. This is the […]


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BIG
Beach and Howe Tower


The 490-foot-tall Beach and Howe mixed-use tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + Buro Happold + Glotman Simpson and local architect James Cheng marks the entry point to downtown Vancouver, forming a welcoming gateway to the city, while adding another unique structure to the Vancouver skyline. BIG’s proposal, named after […]


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Peter Ruge Architekten
My Bamboom


My Bamboom challenges current models of building citizenship by exploring a new approach to community through economic and ecological development.  At the end of a consumerism on a site in the costal town of Fukui, Japan, the scheme aims to facilitate micro investment for as little as 1 Euro per ‘pixel’, in the growth and […]


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Studio ST Architects
Slice House


The Slice House is a comfortable family home for a small lot of 25’x 100’ with a footprint of 16’x50’.  The total enclosed heated area is 1400 square feet.  In addition, there is a covered carport wedged directly under the house with a convenient stair to the entry foyer.  A covered deck on the south […]


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Studio ST Architects
Prague National Library


Libraries were once built for books. In the past centuries library buildings have gradually assumed a different role, the iconic role of representing the ‘good institution’— the place where rulers and governments invest in knowledge and the enlightenment of their people. Presidents don’t build obelisks, they build libraries to commemorate themselves; cities and universities place […]


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James Law Cybertecture
Taiwan Tower


Stemming from the enriching life cycle of the organic plant, an inspiring design is proposed for a Taiwan Tower competition. This natural concept embodies the very essence of the ecosystem within we coexist with, by mimicking the stable and collaborative harmony between trees roots and trunk system anchor and support the entire core of the […]


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