AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part LIII

Photo by toxophilite - http://www..com/photos/toxophilite/

 

Our Flickr Pool has now more than 56,000 photos! As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.

The photo above was taken by toxophilite in London, England. Check the other four after the break. (more…)

AD Round Up: Institutional Architecture Part VIII

© Oskar Da Riz

Five great projects from nearly two years ago for our 8th selection of previously featured institutional projects. Check them all after the break.

Rothoblaas limited Company / monovolume
The Rothoblaas office is a large scale commercial operation specializing in assembling systems and power tools for the woodworking industry. Warehouse and commissioning are situated on the ground floor and a showroom can be found on the upper floor. The aim of the project was to create a compact building with a high level of recognition (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part VIII

© John Lewis Marshall

 

Round Ups are back! And for today, we have our 8th selection of previously featured sports architecture projects, including a stadium used for South Africa’s World Cup last year. Check them all after the break.

The 4th Gymnasium / HVDN
Until recently, the area in the Houthavens was an open, undefined space with scattered placed industrial buildings. Meanwhile, due to problems with the development-zoning plan, the area is temporarily in use. By now it has changed into a lively spot, a “place to be” for the city with several restaurants, artist studios and student housing (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part LII

Photo by toxophilite - http://www..com/photos/toxophilite/

Amazing architecture photography from our Flickr Pool. As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.

The photo above was taken by toxophilite in Sheffield, England. Check the other four after the break. (more…)

AD Round Up: Museums Part VIII

© Courtesy of Bernard Tschumi Architects

Many great museums for our 8th selection, including an AD Classic, and even a Tree Museum! Check them all after the break.

New Acropolis Museum / Bernard Tschumi Architects
Located in the historic of Makryianni district, the Museum stands less than 1,000 feet southeast of the Parthenon. The top-floor Parthenon Gallery offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the Acropolis and modern Athens. The Museum is entered from the Dionysios Areopagitou pedestrian street, which links it to the Acropolis and other key archeological sites in Athens (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part LI

Photo by Wojtek Gurak - http://www..com/photos/wojtekgurak/

Just over 53,000 photos in our Flickr Pool! As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.

The photo above was taken by Wojtek Gurak in Madrid, Spain. Check the other four after the break. (more…)

AD Round Up: Interiors Part VIII

Mid-2009 projects for our 8th selection of previously featured interior posts. Check them all after the break.

Eva’s bed / h20 architectes
The arrival of a new child in the family pressed a young couple to think about a way to divide a room into two parts. The idea was to provide a personnal space to each child. The projet answers to this request of separation by adding a third space making the partition. The creation of a “multiple-use furniture” in the middle of the space allows to add some depth to the primary basic partition. It afford passages, secret storage, bed, office… in a funny way (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Offices Part VIII

© Pedro Mutis Johnson

Projects from 2009 for our 8th selection of previously featured offices. Check them all after the break.

El Bosque Norte Building / Murtinho + Raby Arquitectos
This building is located on a corner of El Bosque Avenue, within Las Condes Local Authority in Metropolitan Santiago, Chile. The neighbourhood has been increasingly the community’s office centre with several leading office buildings projects (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part L

Photo by thomaslewandovski - http://www..com/photos/59292907@N07/

It’s 50! Since we started with the Flickr Round Up, we’ve chosen 250 photos of the best architecture photography out there. Check our Flickr Pool for more! As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.

The photo above was taken by thomaslewandovski in Frankfurt, Germany. Check the other four after the break. (more…)

AD Round Up: Sports Architecture Part VII

Courtesy of HKS

The biggest NFL stadium ever built, and our 2009 Sports Building of the Year included in our 7th selection of previously featured sports architecture. Check them all after the break.

Dallas Cowboys Stadium / HKS
Designed to be open or closed, depending on weather conditions, the expansive retractable roof is the largest of its kind in the world and measures approximately 660,800 square feet. When closed, the roof encompasses 104 million cubic feet of volume, making it the largest enclosed NFL stadium in the world (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Libraries Part VIII

© Iñigo Bujedo Aguirre

Three great projects and two Classics for our 8th selection of previously featured libraries. Check them all after the break.

Vasconcelos Library / Alberto Kalach
The project integrates the public library with a botanical garden. A 250 meter steel, concrete and glass structure surrounded by greenery and water. The design is based in four fundamental considerations (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part XLIX

Photo by p r k b k r - http://www..com/photos/prkbkr/

One more and that’s 50 Flickr Round Up! Almost 250 of the best architecture photography out there. Remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.

The photo above was taken by p r k b k r in Okayama, Japan. Check the other four after the break. (more…)

AD Round Up: Refurbishment Part VII

© John J. Macaulay

All projects from mid-2009 for our seventh selection of previously featured refurbishment buildings. Check them all after the break.

Palomar Welcome Center / Johnsen Schmaling Architects
As the harbinger of a large-scale development slated for LEED certification, the Palomar Welcome Center utilizes an abandoned one-story warehouse building on the edge of Milwaukee’s Park East redevelopment corridor. The area, an urban desert formerly occupied by an underused freeway spur, is slated to be transformed into the Palomar District, a series of mixed-use projects that will connect downtown to the adjacent neighborhoods (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part XLVIII

Photo by thomaslewandovski - http://www..com/photos/59292907@N07/

We have reached the 50,000 photos in our Flickr Pool! Thanks to everyone who helps by submitting their best photos day after day! Remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features.

The photo above was taken by thomaslewandovski in Frankfurt, Germany. Check the other four after the break. (more…)

AD Round Up: Religious Architecture Part VII

© Jussi Tianen

Two churches, two chapels, and one temple. Check our seventh selection of previously featured religious architecture after the break.

Kuokkala Church / Lassila Hirvilammi
The wish of the Parish of Jyväskylä was to build “a church that looks like a church”. Our proposal was a simple, sculptural form within which all of the church’s different functions could be contained. The design is “of our time”, yet permeated with nods to and re-interpretations of church-building tradition (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Cultural Center Part VII

© Tamás Bujnovszky

Projects from Europe and USA for our seventh selection of previously featured cultural centers. Check them all after the break.

Kodály Centre / Építész Stúdió
There are two identities constituting the units of our world: inside and outside. Object and space. Extrovert and introvert. Active and passive. Community life and internal silence. The building that we can walk around, and the hall where music surrounds us. The building itself is vivid, moved by the dynamic symmetry of golden ratio. The hall itself is tranquillity filled by the symmetry of intellectual serenity (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Health Architecture Part VII

Courtesy of Billard Leece Partnership

Late-2010 projects for our seventh selection of previously featured health architecture. Check them all after the break.

Barwon Health Teaching Training & Research Centre / Billard Leece Partnership
This project challenges the view that clinical interiors need to be limited in colour or texture. Using a limited achromatic palette of external materials, the perception of a vibrant visceral-like interior is heightened in this integrated clinical teaching, training and research centre in Geelong, Australia (read more…) (more…)

AD Round Up: Mixed Use Part VII

© Steinkamp/Ballogg Photography

All projects from December 2010 for our seventh selection of previously featured mixed use buildings. Check them all after the break.

Contemporaine / Perkins + Will
Contemporaine is a 28-unit condominium building located on a corner lot in the River North area of urban Chicago. The building consists of an eleven-story residential tower and a four-story retail and parking base. The sculptural quality of the tower and the articulation of its functional parts work to mediate the building to the varying scales of the surrounding context (read more…)

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