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Buro Ole Scheeren. Thong House / Nishizawa Architects. Thong House / NISHIZAWAARCHITECTS Architects Location District 7, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Architects in Charge Shunri Nishizawa, Vu Ngoc Tam Nhi Area 325.0 sqm Project Year 2014 Photographs Contractor Trung Long Company Supervisor Nguyen Van Hanh The perceived quality of life in buildings should come from the geometry and how that geometry connects to human beings”.

Thong House / Nishizawa Architects

It was the initial thought we had when being offered to design a row house in Phu My Hung, a new urban development area in the Southern Saigon. This project could be considered as another attempt to find a contemporary living manner in row house typology. Festim Toshi. Tom Kundig's Buildings Are Half Machine, Half Architecture. Back in 2002, Tom Kundig was facing a unique design problem.

Tom Kundig's Buildings Are Half Machine, Half Architecture

The architect, of Seattle firm Olson Kundig, was working on a lakefront cabin in northern Idaho for a young family that intended to use the home as a summer retreat—and the family had an unusual request. “Wouldn’t it be great,” Kundig recalls the client asking, “if you could take off the front end of this house and just open it to the lake?” Some facts and figures put that request in perspective: The facade in question was a steel lattice, twenty feet wide and thirty feet tall, interspersed with panes of glass. It weighed upwards of six tons. Moving it—let alone swinging it open by 90-degrees—posed a massive engineering challenge.

Kundig’s first thought was electricity—to just turn the wall into a giant garage door. La carrera artística y experiencia del arquitecto Alejandro Aravena. Susa International Station (on going) Susa, Turin, Piemonte, Italy to be completed 2019 Train station for local and high speed train 22,218 m2 Susa is a small city located in the middle of a valley within the Italian Alps, near the border with France.

Susa International Station (on going)

A long time ago, this strategic position made the Susa valley an important gateway between the two countries, however, over the decades, with the growing hegemony of air transportation, it has become just another valley. A renewed interest in the development of the high-speed trains is now giving the Susa valley another chance to recover its strategic role. Portland Japanese garden. Oregon, The United States Portland Japanese Garden was founded in 1963, and has been loved by its citizens since then.

Portland Japanese garden

Thanks to the rainy climate of Portland, and ceaseless maintenance by the Japanese garden designers, this garden is acclaimed as the best of its kind built outside Japan. Now, the garden is given a new mission as a cultural complex that opens up to the public. A competition was held in 2010, and Kengo Kuma & Associates was selected as the designer. 30 documentales de arquitectura para ver este 2015. Talentos que prometen, un especial sobre arquitectura de CNN. Koolhaas House Life. Conoce las escuelas de arquitectura de las 50 mejores universidades en Latinoamérica. Desde el 2011, el QS Top Universities elabora anualmente un ranking de las mejores universidades del mundo.

Conoce las escuelas de arquitectura de las 50 mejores universidades en Latinoamérica

La metodología está basada en la medición de indicadores seleccionados con el fin de reflejar las fortalezas y prioridades de cada región. Este año, la metodología para evaluar las diferentes universidades en el territorio latinoamericano fue adaptada, incorporándose criterios adicionales que permitieran una comparación aún más profunda respecto a las prioridades locales. Beiersdorf Children’s Day Care Centre / Kadawittfeldarchitektur. Architects: Kadawittfeldarchitektur Location: Eimsbüttel, Hamburg, Germany Project Manager: Arno Schleicher, Ben Beckers Area: 1750.0 sqm Year: 2013 Photographs: Werner Huthmacher From the architect.

Beiersdorf Children’s Day Care Centre / Kadawittfeldarchitektur

The two-storey new build is located next to a green area on the inner-city grounds of the Beiersdorf AG in Hamburg-Eimsbüttel. The extremely compact rectangular structure is arranged around a central, two-storey multi-purpose room, which functions as a play area and gathering space. The inspiration for the design came from the history of the Beiersdorf AG in that the kindergarten resembles an abstract version of an apothecary cabinet. Peluquería Slundre / BHIS. Photography Studio / FT Architects. Architects: FT Architects Location: Kanagawa, Japan Architect In Charge: Katsuya Fukushima, Hiroko Tominaga Work Title: Light Sheds Area: 33.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Shigeo Ogawa From the architect.

Photography Studio / FT Architects

Pragmatism + Symbolism The light sheds is a photographer’s studio that stands in the garden of his existing house, located in the hilly region of southern Kanto. The space is solely composed of essential functions required for a photographic studio and the result is one single room of 4.5m by 7.2m. From the start, we had a simple concept of creating a simple, pragmaticsheds. In order to form a large volume out of the limited budget available, a timber frame, gable roof structure was selected. Till House / WMR Arquitectos (532130) IDEA Shortlist: Greenland Display Suite. Proyectos de EMC Arquitectura - Estudio de Arquitectos en El Salvador. Bill & Melinda Gates Hall / Morphosis Architects. Architects: Morphosis Architects Location: Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, Cornell University, Campus Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA Area: 9425.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Roland Halbe Landscape Architect: Code Consultants Professional Engineers, P.C.

Bill & Melinda Gates Hall / Morphosis Architects

& Morphosis Fire Protection: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc Structural Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Group, Inc. Mep Engineer: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc. Civil Engineer: Code Consultants Professional Engineers, P.C. Specifications: Construction Specifications Geotechnical Engineer: John P. House in Yatsugatake / Kidosaki Architects Studio. Tubos verdes: Innovador Jardín Vertical en Miami. Patrick Blanc realiza proyectos innovadores de jardines verticales desde 1988.

Tubos verdes: Innovador Jardín Vertical en Miami

Biblioparque David Sanchez Juliao / +A662 Arquitectos. Li Xiaodong Wins The Inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize. The Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC) have announced that Li Xiaodong has been awarded the inaugural Moriyama International Prize, named after esteemed Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama.

Li Xiaodong Wins The Inaugural Moriyama RAIC International Prize

The prize, which comes with a monetary value of CAD$100,000, has been established to recognise buildings that are judged to be “transformative, inspired as well as inspiring, and emblematic of the human values of respect and inclusiveness.” The jury deliberated projects submitted from nine countries: Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Korea, the United Kingdom and Tajikistan. Miralles Tagliabue EMBT gana concurso para diseñar estación de Metro en París. Heatherwick Studio. 22 Beautiful Stairs That Will Make Climbing To The Second Floor Less Annoying. Our spiral staircase photography post already proved that even something as mundane as stairs can be absolutely beautiful. We decided to expand on that theme and show you the 22 coolest examples of staircases and step design that we could find.

Perhaps one of the most important non-aesthetic design elements of a staircase is space. If the designer can’t figure out a good way to use the space under the stairs, they will take up a lot of space for no good reason at all. ABC Building / Wise Architecture. Architects: Wise Architecture Location: 695-39 Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea Project Manager: Lee Jeong Hoon Area: 163.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Chin HyoSook From the architect. The ABC Building is located around SeonJeong Royal Tomb with history of old Seoul in Gangnam area in Korea. The boastful – glaring buildings in Gangnam block view from the site to the royal tombs park while the roof of five story building suddenly opens view to beautiful landscape of the park.

2015 / Center "María José", CARITAS El Salvador / Sonsonate. Center "María José", CARITAS El Salvador / Sonsonate Training Center and Tourist Complexes, Caritas Sonsonate North America - El Salvador - Antiguo Cuscatlán Discipline: Architecture. Plataforma Entrevistas: Jorge Ambrosi / Ambrosi Arquitectos. Centro Cultural y de Turismo en Asakusa / Kengo Kuma & Asociados.

Clásicos de Arquitectura: Frederick C. Robie House / Frank Lloyd Wright. El gabinete de arquitectura / Solano Benitez. Sharifi House nextoffice « Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building. Like most of the plots in the area, the one where the Sharifi House stands is noticeably narrow and long. The mechanical magic of the house is based on a fixed main volume of the structure, with mobile parts that adapt to the functional needs of its users.

Rooms of the first and third floors can be reconfigured for different purposes and seasons. Estudiante de arquitectura se cansa de pagar el alquiler y convierte un autobús en su casa. Estudiante de arquitectura se cansa de pagar el alquiler y convierte un autobús en su casa ¡Hola soy Hank y he comprado un autobús!. Bajo este título comienza este estudiante de arquitectura su blog en el que desarrolla la construcción de la que es su nueva casa y en el que explica los motivos por los que ha decido lanzarse a construirlos.

Agendarq. AD Entrevista - Alfredo Brillembourg. Lo mejor de la arquitectura animal en fotos. Venezuela: Prototipo de vivienda para pescadores maximiza las cualidades intrínsecas de sus comunidades. Cortesía de Andrés Orellana El arquitecto Andrés Orellana ha observado a las comunidades de pescadores existentes en las costas de Venezuela para proponer un nuevo tipo de vivienda sostenible que rescata y maximiza sus cualidades intrínsecas de autosuficiencia. The Art of Macoto Murayama. INICIO / Home. Macoto Murayama’s Intricate Blueprints of Flowers. Bence Pap and Mario Gasser’s 4th prize Austrian Pavilion entry for 2015 Milan Expo.

Anchor Austrian Expo Pavilion proposal by Bence Pap and Mario Gasser. Image courtesy of Bence Pap and Mario Gasser. Architects Bence Pap and Mario Gasser from Studio Lynn/University of Applied Arts IoA sent us their entry for the Austrian Pavilion competition for the 2015 Milan Expo.Pap and Gasser's collaborative proposal won 4th prize in the international, two-stage open competition. — Check out the rest of the proposal on Bustler. Iwan Baan: Viviendas ingeniosas en lugares inesperados.