Posts Tagged ‘building’

[Misfit]Fit building by Batay-Csorba Architects, Toronto – Canada

January 4th, 2017

Keen to diversify from the highly rigid, static nature of other buildings of this type, the studio looked to means of offsetting the weightiness of concrete without reverting to glass and steel.

The Inverted Truss by B+P Architects, Taipei – Taiwan

January 4th, 2017

The main timber truss for the retail shop at the front room introduces the idea of “Structure as furniture”, a free-standing individual component that is detached with the existing wall. The idea of moderate intervention with minimal attaches and less anchoring that will undermine the existing building is taking place in this project.

Cultural centre by Héctor Fernández Elorza and Manuel Fernández Ramírez, Jarandilla – Spain

December 19th, 2016

The white boards are slightly raised on one side, to sit on top of a stone wall that belongs to the promontory the village has grown around. This stone also remains visible around the edge on the floor of the space, while granite tiles cover the rest.

Maher Store by Harmonic Trend [L], Hamedan – Iran

December 12th, 2016

Staircase’s handrails and landings end up to regales and dress hanging location, which make an independent, continuous and integrated structure, while each as an separate object has its own structure and configuration.

Full Metal Jacket by 9cm, Seoul – South Korea

December 12th, 2016

Removing roof to make outside space each floor for connecting all the floors from ground to roof garden which allows to use whole building to be used at once. And also, the walls inside and facing outside space were demolished to link inside and outside.

Chanel pop-up stores, Paris – France

December 12th, 2016

Further enhancing the chosen aesthetic are black linear clothes rails, matching displays in mesh metal, and wooden console tables mounted on glass supports.

Public Library of Constitucion by Sebastian Irarrazaval, Constitucion – Chile

December 5th, 2016

Thin wooden planks create a louvered system that covers the sky lit pitched roofs, filtering and controlling direct light so as not to disturb the readers inside. Custom made furniture serves multi-purpose functions, offering various seating arrangements, tables, and shelving in one fixture.

Victoria Gate department store by ACME, Leeds – UK

November 28th, 2016

The materiality of the building draws on the history of terracotta façades in Leeds, often produced by the local Burmantoffs Terracotta works, providing a modern interpretation of a traditional material.

Vreugdenhil Dairy Foods office by Maas Architects, Nijkerk – Netherlands

November 14th, 2016

The build features an intelligent climate control system, partial structural glazing and an attractive curved glass façade. In addition – the property has been carefully integrated into the local landscape and in many areas offers 180 degrees views.

Casa Triângulo gallery by Metro Arquitetos, São Paulo – Brazil

October 10th, 2016

As is instantly evident, a large part of the new building’s identity is defined by the materials used, and most prominently the translucent polycarbonate panels that wrap around the lower façade, effortlessly allowing floods of natural light to fill the interior.

Hemingzhou Hotspring Resort by C.DD, Qingyuan – China

October 3rd, 2016

The designers abandon the trifles and use white and natural wood as the main colors. In combination with glasses and open layout, the design breaks the boundaries of the space.

Louverwall café by AND, Paju – South Korea

October 3rd, 2016

The louvres cover a glazed wall that faces out onto the street in the city of Paju and curves over at one corner to form the roof of the building.

JINS Ageo Shop by Schemata Architects, Tokyo – Japan

September 19th, 2016

New interior walls are offset from the original wall lines, finished with brick tiles usually used for exterior finishes; shelves and display furniture are designed as independent elements detached from the building.

Valtenna Box Factory lighting by Stefano Dall’Osso, Fermo – Italy

September 18th, 2016

Natural light that crosses the glass walls actively participates to the lighting of spaces: photosensitive sensors have been installed to automatically adjust artificial light according to daylight, by dimming it depending on the need.

University of Queensland Architecture School by M3 Architecture, Brisbane – Australia

September 13th, 2016

The result provides a new identity for the School, while drawing light in and connecting the interior to its leafy surroundings. It provides the capacity for staff, students and visitors to share a communal kitchen as part of a new flexible and collaborative tutorial and exhibition space.

Trustpower offices by Veldhoen + Company and Warren & Mahoney, Tauranga – New Zealand

September 8th, 2016

The building is designed for an optimal balance of future work activities. Every employee has their own personal storage, where they can store their laptops, business and personal effects.

Co-working space & bakery cafe by Gort Scott, London – UK

September 1st, 2016

London studio Gort Scott has converted a rundown office block in London’s Walthamstow into a hub for local creatives, featuring co-working spaces, maker studios and a bakery cafe.

BMW museum by Crossboundaries, Beijing – China

August 29th, 2016

These banners can be lowered to double as projection screens. Pieces of red fabric have also been suspended from the ceiling and arranged to look like typical Chinese architectural gates. These welcome visitors into the main exhibition space.

Jam hotel by Lionel Jadot, Brussels – Belgium

August 25th, 2016

Throughout the premises an infusion of pinewood can be witnessed, applied as a decorative element or in pure functional form, softening any excess of austerity along the way.

Kathmandu office by Creative Spaces, Christchurch – New Zealand

August 23rd, 2016

Timber recycled from earthquake salvage lines the reception walls, concrete around the core of the building is exposed, and the café joinery has a dark and moody metropolitan feel.