'Thessaloniki's Wet Dream' Thermal Bath Complex Proposal / NaNA (NotaNumber Architects) NaNA’s project, titled ‘Thessaloniki's Wet Dream,' is a proposal for a subterranean public bath beneath a central urban plaza with a glazed roof at street level.
The 4000 square meter bathing complex responds to the city’s ambitious plans for the total redesign of Eleftherias Square (i.e. Freedom Square) into a landmark that will become a magnet for the city and beyond, their proposal sets to re-establish Thessaloniki’s long lasting culture of public baths as a form of built social space par excellence. More images and architects’ description after the break. Since ancient times public baths have played a central role in the unfolding of the city’s social life which under the mantle of physical culture and relaxation presented the opportunity for the most informal encounters.
Seasonless House / Casos de Casas. Sala Ayutthaya / Onion. Projectiles - projets — 90 logements à Nuits-Saint-Georges. En écho à la discontinuité urbaine existante, l’implantation des constructions, faite de morcellement et de porosité , se caractérise par des décalages et des soulèvements, maintenant des perspectives sur les coteaux, tout autant que des vues transversales entre l’espace public et l’intérieur du site, entre les parkings et les espaces paysagers.
Ces échappées visuelles dynamiques (en plongée, contre-plongée, latérales…) entretiennent les surprises et les découvertes au gré des déplacements. Le parti-pris paysager fait référence au territoire viticole dont l’une des figures caractéristiques est l’épaisseur de la nappe végétale. House 3 / Coy Yiontis Architects. Architects: Coy Yiontis Architects Location: Balaclava VIC 3183, Australia Project Year: 2014 Photographs: Peter Clarke Builder: Rosa Coy Carpenter: Ross O’Brien, John Tobias, Daniel Norton Structural Engineer: Greer Consulting Engineers From the architect.
The renovation and addition to this partly 2 storey home was designed to accommodate an extended family of eight on a relatively modest site within a dense urban context. 368 Powell Street / Kirsten Reite Architecture. Architects: Kirsten Reite Architecture Location: 368 Powell Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 1G4, Canada Area: 7200.0 ft2 Project Year: 2010 Photographs: Andrew Latreille From the architect.
Kirsten Reite and Lance Burger purchased their home in 2008, a condemned 100-year-old building located in Vancouver’s historic Japantown. At the time of purchase, the building had suffered years of neglect and water damage, but Kirsten, an architect, and Lance, a contractor, could see the potential of the building and had the combined skills to realize this potential. The project proved to be a huge undertaking with Kirsten and Lance doing the majority of the work themselves. Alma Road / ODOS architects. Architects: ODOS architects Location: 1 Alma Road, Monkstown, Co.
Dublin, Ireland Photographs: Alice Clancy Project Architect: John Crowley Construction: PJ Grealis Construction Engineering: Loscher Moran Consulting Engineers Energy Consultant: Archie O’ Donnell Furniture: Lost Weekend From the architect. Vegan House / Block Architects. Vegan House / Block Architects Architects Location Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Architect in Charge Duc Hoa Dang Area 60.0 sqm Project Year 2014 Photographs From the architect.
This house was in an old terrace next to an apartment built in 1965. The owner works in travel and tourism, he once rented the house and planned to renovate it into a cultural place. It is on this spot that people meet up, share and cook Vietnamese traditional food, especially vegan one. The owner had hoarded up all the abandoned old things from his friends before brought about the project. TU/e Students Design Stage for Extrema Outdoor Music Festival. Under the guidance of three teachers, four students from the Department of the Built Environment at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) have designed and built a stage, “Ensuite,” for the 20th Extrema Outdoor, a music festival in Aquabest, Netherlands.
The structure is composed of 600 pallets, creating a stage that embraces visitors and provides an intimate environment within the crowded festival. By placing the DJ booth in the center of the structure, the stage is made tactile and experiential for visitors. Ensuite is a semi-circle with a diameter of 20m and height of 4.5m, similar to an arena. Marseille’s Architecture School Extension / PAN Architecture. Architects: PAN Architecture Location: Kedge Business School - Campus Luminy, Rue Antoine Bourdelle, 13009 Marseille, France Architects In Charge: Jean-Luc Fugier, Mathieu Barbier Bouvet Area: 450.0 sqm Project Year: 2015 Photographs: Luc Boegly From the architect.
Building its first building in an architectural school is a risky business, especially when its architects were sitting on its benches just a few years previously. It was a matter of doing a prefab, temporary and inexpensive building in a process of design and realization. Son petit studio n'envie rien aux grands appartements. Bromelia House / Urban Recycle Architecture Studio. These Schools for Refugee Children in Jordan are Built Using Scaffolding and Sand.
Using the ground “beneath your feet,” the Pilosio Building Peace organization, along with architects Pouya Khazaeli and Cameron Sinclair, have developed RE:BUILD, an incredible constructive system for building safe and comfortable structures in refugee camps.
The system allows for the construction of temporary buildings of high quality through the use of wall panels formed with scaffolding and grids, which are then assembled and filled with gravel, sand or earth, creating well insulated interiors at a low cost. Although the structures can be used for hospitals, housing, and other functions on this occasion we present two schools constructed using this system in Jordan. Description from the Architect. According to the United Nations refugee agency and Save the Children, of the current refugees, more than 1.3 million are under the age of 18.
Gijs Van Vaerenbergh Install a Labyrinth of Boolean Voids in Genk. Gijs Van Vaerenbergh, an artistic collaboration between architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh, have created a labyrinthine intervention at the heart of the c-mine arts centre in Genk, Belgium.
The development of this sculptural-spatial intervention has its foundations in the artists' interest in fundamental architectural typologies; earlier installations of theirs have been based on structures like the city gate, the bridge, the wall, and the dome. Here, the "age-old" form of the labyrinth" is explored as a spatial experience in a unique composition of wall and void. Standing at 37.5 metres square and weighing a total of 186 tons, the 5mm thick steel plates have been geometrically hollowed to create a collection of frames. Tropical Box House / WHBC Architects. Architects Location Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Area 7500.0 ft2 Photographs Engineer Projurutek Sdn Bhd Builders CHB Construction, Ming Seng Construction Land area 10500 sqft.
Postmodern Safe House Packs Itself Up. Your day in architectural GIFs: this home, designed by Polish architecture firm KWK Promes, transforms from luxury villa into tightly sealed black box, the ultimate safe house. The “Safe House”, completed in 2009, would be the ultimate for any Bond villain. The house, located in Warsaw, was designed for a family “top priority was to gain the feeling of maximum security in their future house,” writes the firm.
It kind of goes without saying given the GIF above, in which the living house goes from a perforated glass box with a concrete shell to tightly sealed architectural armor. It looks like there’s not even a crack left open when the house closes up. There’s a pool out back though (seen to the left of the house), just in case anyone needs a quick getaway. Cristián Undurraga Photographs His Pavilion for Chile at Milan Expo. Chilean architect Cristián Undurraga has shared a series of photos with us of Chile’s recently inaugurated pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015. Undurraga’s design for the pavilion was chosen from 21 projects submitted in a public competition held by the College of Architects and the Chilean Association of Architecture Offices (AOA) in 2013. Undurraga’s pavilion follows a rich lineage of Chilean architecture created for World Expositions set by the historic iceberg created for the Seville Expo ’92 and the gold medal winning Shanghai Expo pavilion from 2010.
The pavilion aims to position Chile as a “food power” (potencia alimentaria), emphasizing the quality of its food and the vast markets that Chilean exports reach. The journey through the pavilion is complemented by audiovisual devices, ending with the Table of Chile where the visitor can taste and buy Chilean food products. The Milan Expo opened on May 1st and will run until October 31, receiving an estimated 24 million people. Dune House / Marc Koehler Architects. Louvre des sables à Abou dhabi - art-addiction. Un double projet muséal et architectural pour faire rayonner la culture. Oborobo » The Souk, Abu Dhabi, Emirats Arabes Unis. Dans l’imaginaire collectif, lorsque l’on se projette déambulant dans un souk, très rapidement des images s’imposent à nous.
La Plata / Bielsa-Breide-Ciarlotti Bidinost Arquitectos. The Concave House / Tao Lei Architect Studio. Seasonless House / Casos de Casas. K architectures - Karine Herman et Jérôme Sigwalt. THÉÂTRE de SAINT-NAZAIRE. Kristoffer tejlgaard + benny jepsen: people's meeting dome. Rock Office / a21 studio. 9X9 Experimental House / Studio Archiholic. ELEMENTAL’s “Half-Finished” Housing Typology: A Success in All Circumstances (450962) Shadowboxx / Olson Kundig Architects. Earth ship. Edouard François: Gurgaon 71. → Location maison troglodyte **** - Montagne Suisse - Maison troglodyte luxe.
La célèbre Villa Vals: maison troglodyte Suisse. Villa Vals. Villa Vals / SeARCH & CMA. Kristoffer Tejlgaard on Behance. Casa Tóló by Alvaro Leite Siza Vieira. Casa Tolo. Malopolska Garden of Arts par Ingarden & Ewy. Transformation d'un ancien bunker par Erick de Lyon et Rietveld. Château La Coste. Casa Rex par FGMF Arquitectos. Contemporain, le ZER de Saint-Nazaire ou le béton est souverain … Alliance béton et pierre assez réussi. Les bâtiments sur rail de Jägnefält Milton. La maison du jeudi - 18.36.54 - Studio Daniel Libeskind. Extension CRCI d’Amiens. Rose residence and office par Norisida Maeda Atelier.
Vidéo architecture, Casa 2G par S-AR. Loft moderne par Lakonis Architekten. Hôtel Viura à Alava, Espagne. Luxe et Boutique Hotel La Rioja - Hôtel **** Viura - Site Officiel - Prensa. Hotel Viura by Designhouses. ARCHITECTURE >>> Bureau et résidence de Ricardo Bofill. Stamp House par Charles Wright Architects. Wanangkura Stadium in Port Hedland. Reading Between the Lines / Gijs Van Vaerenbergh. Vidéo, Reading between the lines par Gijs Van Vaerenbergh. Sales Office / One Plus Partnership. Melbourne Recital Centre par Ashton Raggatt McDougall - Architecture - Wepulse. Guggenheim. Mike DAVIS vs Frank GEHRY. Stockholm Metro. 21 Cake Headquarters Architecture. Theatre Almonte Architecture. Casa Vale Do Lobo. Hekla urban quarter, Kista, Stockholm Wingårdhs Arkitekter.
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