Level Apartment / OFIS Arhitekti

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Architects: OFIS Arhitekti
Location: ,
Design Team: Rok Oman, Spela Videcnik, Andrej Gregoric, Janez Martincic, Janja Del Linz, William Gibson, Estefania Lopez Tornay, Nika Zufic
Client: Private
Renovation Area: 115 sqm
Photographers: Tomaz Gregoric, Jan Celeda

Orchestra Of St. Lukes / H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture

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Architect: H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture
Location: ,
Completion: March 2011
Size: 15,000 square feet
Cost: $10,000,000
Client: Orchestra of St. Luke’s, New York, New York
Photographer: Francis Dzikowski – ESTO

 

Photovoltaic Factory and Offices / Quadrante Arquitectura

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Architecture: Quadrante Arquitectura – João Rainha Castro
Location: , Portugal
Collaborators: João Rainha Castro
Promoter / Client: Acciona Solar
Project Year: 2006
Construction Year: 2007
Photographers: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

James Corner Field Operations Team Wins Navy Pier Competition

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Today, the Chicago Tribune has reported James Corner Field Operations Team has been selected to redesign the 3,000 foot-long landmark, Navy Pier. Blair Kamin stated that the pier’s governing board approved the recommendation from the pier’s strategic planning committee to hire the JFCO team as they favored the team’s practical, yet still creative approach over the other, somewhat grandiose, schemes. It has been a big week for JCFO, as James Corner and Rich Scofidio’s latest ideas for the third section of the High Line were released on Tuesday. Continue reading for more information on the latest news regarding the winners of the international Navy Pier redesign competition.

Sant Pere Pescador Kindergarden / Abar + Ovidi Alum

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Architects: Abar Architects (Ander Aginako y Amaia Celaya) & Ovidi Alum
Location: Sant Pere Pescador, Girona, Spain
Structures: ANTA  arquitectes
Engineering: OIKOS vía arquitectura S.C.C.L.
Contributors: Angel Gil
Technical Architect: Excmo. Ayto. Sant Pere Pescador
Promoter: Arcadi PLA S.A.
Construction Company: 506,000 €
Budget: 279 sqm building + 310 sqm urbanization
Surface: Public – with a grant from ICAEN (Catalan Institute of Energy)- for geothermal energy supply.
Photographer: Aitor Estévez, Mauricio Mailhou, Enzo Laise, Unai Gómez, Xavi Martínez, José Vera

Interview: Peter Märkli on Education, Research and Practice in Architecture

and Heleen Herrenberg met with Peter Märkli in Zürich, Switzerland to discuss his personal perspective on education, research and practice in architecture, considering what the art of building means to society and the individual  today. Enjoy the video and join the discussion after the break.

Nursery in the Jardines De Malaga / Batlle i Roig Architectes

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Architects: Batlle i Roig Architectes
Location: , Spain
Project Architects: Enric Batlle, Joan Roig
Collaborators: Laura Quintana, Goretti Guillén, Arantxa Manrique, architects, Francesc Parera, draftsman
Developer: Consorci d’Educació de Barcelona.
Construction Company: CGN / construc-green ingeniería y servicios, sl
Completion: 2010
Surface: 745 sqm
Budget: 1,667,000 €
Photographs: Courtesy of Batlle i Roig Architectes 

   

Vissershok Container Classroom / Tsai Design Studio

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Located in rolling hills of Durbanville wine valley on the outskirts of Cape Town, Vissershok Primary School is a rural school dedicated to the children of farm workers and underprivileged communities living in Du Noon – a poverty-stricken township several kilometers away. Sponsored by three South African companies – Woolworths, Safmarine and AfriSam – the Vissershok Container Classroom is a 12 meter recycled container that was converted into an independent classroom for 25 Grade R (age 5-6) students. Continue reading for more.

Mill Valley Cabins / Feldman Architecture

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Architects: Feldman Architecture
Location: Mill Valley, California,
Completion Date: October 2010
Size: 500 sqm upper studio, 380 sqm lower studio
Contractor: JP Builders
Green Roof and Landscape Architecture: Jori Hook
Engineer: Yu Strandberg Engineering
Photographs: Joe Fletcher

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New Church in Norway Proposal / Studio BANG

Studio BANG… shared with us their design proposal for the competition for Ny Våler Kirke, a new church in Norway. Through creating a perceivable tribute to the old wooden church, their concept results in an upward focus that transports light

Fire Station In Sulzberg-Thal / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten

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Architects: Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten
Location: , Austria
Year: 2008-2011
Area: 1850 sqm
Photographs: Bruno Klomfar

   

Wakefield Market Hall / Adjaye Associates

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Architects: Adjaye Associates
Location: ,
Year: 2008
Area: 6,390 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Adjaye Associates

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‘Riley Sunrise’ Installation for Riley Hospital for Children / PROJECTiONE

With the Simon Family Tower addition still under construction at the Riley Hospital for Children, the installation for hospital is complete, after over a year in the making. Designed by PROJECTiONE…, ‘Riley Sunrise’ was designed with the hope that

Evergreen Valley College / Steinberg Architects

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Architects: Steinberg Architects
Location: , , USA
Team: Ernie Yamane, AIA – Principal in Charge, Dennis Cook, AIA – Project Manager, Brigitte Williams, AIA– Designer, Lisa Welty-O’Hare- Interior Design, Ron Saiki, AIA, Christopher Lewis, Paul Bae, In-HyrungSeo, DedeImpink, AIA – Specifications
Photographs: Tim Griffith

Photography: Wang Shu Projects, by Clement Guillaume

Campus Hangzhou / © Clement Guillaume

Taken by Clement Guillaume, the photographs in this post include projects by the 2012 Pritzker Prize winner, Wang Shu, Chinese architect and founder of Amateur Architecture Studio. The projects featured here include Campus Hangzhou, CIPA Nanjing, Five Squared Houses, Ningbo, Zhongshan Lu, and Vertical Houses. Shu’s projects present a contemporary and progressive approach that acknowledges the rich tradition of Chinese architecture and as one of the jury members for the Pritzker Prize stated, ‘produces an architecture that is timeless and deeply rooted in its context and yet universal.’ A gallery of images can be viewed after the break.

Fragmented House / AQSO Arquitectos

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Architects: AQSO Arquitectos – PE. Pinés & Jové
Location: Laguna de Duero, , Spain
Ground Floor Area: 200 sqm
Completion: 2012
Photographs: AQSO Arquitectos

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Student’s Residence on U.L.E Campus / MACA Estudio + VIRAI Arquitectos

The project proposal for the Student’s Residence on U.L.E Campus by MACA Estudio + VIRAI Arquitectos… is designed as a system rather than a building. Unable to design a solution based on the conditions associated with a given plot, the

Crematorium / Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners

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Architects: Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners – G. Natkevičius, A. Rimšelis
Location: Metalistų st., Kėdainiai,
Completed: 2011
Building Area: 775 sqm
Structural Engineering: JSC Constr, Adomas Sabaliauskas/ JSC Konstruktoriu Cechas, Kęstutis Matijošaitis
Lightning: Promodus IO
Photographs: G.Česonis