SANAA Ryue Nishizawa and Kazuyo Sejima, Photo by Takashi Okamoto, Courtesy of SANAA By Lise Laurberg Based in Tokyo, SANAA designs highly aesthetic and experimental buildings in Japan, Europe and USA. The white, ethereal architecture of SANAA has to many people, become synonymous with contemporary Japanese architecture. SANAA was founded in 1995 by Kazuyo Sejima (born 1956), and Ryue Nishizawa (born 1966), a former employee at Kazuyo Sejima and Associates. SANAAs work includes a large number of successful public buildings, such as the New Museum and the Rolex Learning Center, but the architects also experiment with housing designs to shape and change our daily life, especially in their individual practices (see for example Moriyama House). In spite of their whiteness, the buildings of SANAA are very far from modernist architecture, as the architects continue to incorporate elements of doubt and ambiguity into their works. Visit the website of SANAA
University of Southern Denmark Student Housing Winning Proposal / C.F. Møller Architects Inspired by the school’s strong community spirit, C.F. Møller Architects’ first prize winning design for University of Southern Denmark’s student housing project includes 250 student residences that are located in three interconnected 14-storey buildings. This means that the residence has no front or back, but appears attractive from a 360-degree perspective. The project constitutes a link between the 1966 linear university campus and the new Cortex Park, a Research and Knowledge Park designed by C.F. The site’s terrain slopes gently towards an elongated wetland to the south and the residential building becomes part of the science park structure, with the three towers forming a clear landmark on the development’s eastern end. The dorm rooms are located on the outer faces of the three towers, where they all enjoy views of the countryside without overlooking neighboring rooms, due to the building’s turns and twists. Architects: C.F.
Daniel Libeskind Daniel Libeskind (born May 12, 1946) is a Polish architect, artist, and set designer of Polish Jewish descent. Libeskind founded Studio Daniel Libeskind in 1989 with his wife, Nina, and is its principal design architect. His buildings include the Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany, the extension to the Denver Art Museum in the United States, the Grand Canal Theatre in Dublin, the Imperial War Museum North in Greater Manchester, England, the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Canada, the Felix Nussbaum Haus in Osnabrück, Germany, the Danish Jewish Museum in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the Wohl Centre at the Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel. His portfolio also includes several residential projects. Personal life Born in Łódź, Poland on May 12, 1946, Libeskind was the second child of Dora and Nachman Libeskind, both Polish Jews and Holocaust survivors. In 1968, Libeskind briefly worked as an apprentice to architect Richard Meier. Career
Jacques Ferrier Architectures MOS Architects Ameller, Dubois Associés - Architecture en sélection © 2010 Ameller, Dubois Associés | Mentions légales | Crédits | Nous contacter Monash University Student Housing / BVN Architects: BVN Architecture Location: Monash, Australia Photographs: Courtesy of BVN Architecture Monash University Student Housing, Clayton, comprises two 5 storey buildings, each containing 300 student studios, flanking a central, common courtyard. Fundamental to the project was the need to create a community whilst supporting the individual; therefore, the courtyard is the meeting point and entry to each building. Shared spaces and vertical circulation are located at the centre of each building encouraging interaction. This project has achieved a 5 star Green Star As Designed rating and is in the process of assessment for an As Built 5 Star rating. * Location to be used only as a reference.
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Student Accommodation, Somerville College / Níall McLaughlin Architects Architects: Níall McLaughlin Architects Location: Somerville College, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK Area: 2,541 sqm Year: 2011 Photographs: Courtesy of Níall McLaughlin Architects, Nick Kane Project Manager: PDCM Ltd Quantity Surveyor: Gardiner & Theobald LLP (G&T) Planning Consultant: Turnberry Consulting Limited Cdm Coordinator: HCD Management Ltd M&E Consultant: Hoare Lea (Oxford) Structural Engineer: Price & Myers Client: Oxford University, Somerville College Budget: £8.5 million The University of Oxford is developing the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter on the site of the old Radcliffe Infirmary. The new development will contain faculty buildings for Humanities and Social Sciences. Somerville College occupies the whole southern boundary of the site. The parcel of land ceded by the University was just wide enough to allow one student room and a connecting passageway. Sustainability: The Somerville project was designed with sustainability and energy conservation as a key design driver.