Whale House / rzlbd

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Architects: rzlbd
Location: , Ontario,
Project Team: Reza Aliabadi, Ladan Niknam, Lailee Soleimani
Project Manager: Amin Sheivari
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Atelier rzlbd

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Sport Facilities De Warande in Wetteren / Venhoeven CS in collaboration with BURO II & ARCHI+I

© Filip Dujardin

Architects: Venhoeven CS in collaboration with BURO II & ARCHI+I
Location: , Belgium
Designing Architect: VenhoevenCS architecture+urbanism
Team: Ton Venhoeven, Bas Römgens, Katharina Hagg, Maarten Bax, Servy Bruls, Ornella Lazzari, Sylvain Wintz
Project Director: Arch. Geert Blervacq
Project Architect: Arch. Vincent Baudry, Arch. Thomas Dierickx
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 4,411 sqm
Photographs: Filip Dujardin

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© Sina Maleki
© Sina Maleki

‘Khor I’ Theatre Pavilion / TAAT

Designed by TAAT… (Theatre as Architecture, Architecture as Theatre) and exhibited at the World Horticultural Expo 2012, Khor I is a specific challenge to perform a play without any guidance or introduction. The dramatic situation is simply available and can

425 Park Ave Competition Finalists Announced

Courtesy of Foster + Partners

L&L Holding just unveiled an exhibit of conceptual designs created by the four finalists in its recently-concluded international architecture competition to design a new 425 Park Avenue tower in ’s prestigious Plaza District. The exhibit is running as part of the Municipal Art Society’s 2012 MAS Summit for City being held at Jazz at Lincoln Center on until today, October 19.

The two-day exhibit includes brief narratives and a host of visuals that were included as part of each finalist’s submissions, which were first presented to L&L Holding in July. The submissions on display are from the following international firms, each led by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect: competition winner Foster + Partners (Lord Norman Foster), Rogers, Stirk, Harbour + Partners (Lord Richard Rogers), OMA (Rem Koolhaas) and Zaha Hadid Architects. More images and information on the finalists’ proposals after the break.

Camp Prairie Schooner / el dorado

© Mike Sinclair

Architects: el dorado
Location: Kansas City, Missouri,
Principal In Charge: Douglas Stockman, AIA
Project Manager: Sean Slattery, AIA
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Mike Sinclair

Julia Tower / Pau Vidal + Sergi Pons + Ricard Galiana

© Adrià Goula

Architects: Sergi Pons Architecte + Paul Vidal + Ricard Galiana
Location: Barcelona,
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Adrià Goula

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Courtesy of Eduardo Lopez
Courtesy of Eduardo Lopez

Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry / Eduardo Lopez

The Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry by Eduardo Lopez… arises from two considerations; in the first place, understanding the importance of the facade as a foreground and background to the library site and secondly, taking up the radical change

Courtesy of AIA Dallas
Courtesy of AIA Dallas

KRoB 2012: The Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition

Named in tribute to Ken Roberts, a Dallas-based architect, the annual Ken Roberts Memorial Delineation Competition has grown from an event that recognized hand-drawn renderings of local area architects to a competition that encompasses architectural delineation made in a variety…

ZCB Zero Carbon Building / Ronald Lu and Partners

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Architects: Ronald Lu and Partners
Location: ,
Year: 2012
Area: 3,300 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Ronald Lu and Partners

Perk Park / Thomas Balsley Associates with Jim McKnight

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Architects: Thomas Balsley Associates with
Location: , OH, USA
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Scott Pease

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Camera Obscura / AA Visiting School Eugene 2012

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A small group of diverse students participating in the inaugural AA Visiting School Eugene were given the responsibility to design and build something that would enhance and reflect the forest, within a ten-day timeframe.

More on the after the break.


AD Round Up: Institutional Architecture Part X

Courtesy of Audrius Ambrasas Architects

For today’s AD Round Up we have five great institutional projects. The main image belongs to Audrius Ambrasas’s Swedbank office in Vilnus, Lithuania. Check out, Automotive Intelligence Center designed by ACXT or Sattler Winery located in Tadten, Austria. Revisit, Voest Alpine Office Center by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes. Finally, you can’t miss Media-TIC, an innovative building with a net-like steel structure designed by Enric Ruiz Geli.

House in Tamatsu / Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio

© Yohei Sasakura

Architects: Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio
Location: , Prefecture,
Architect In Charge: Kenji Ido
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 94.46 sqm
Photographs: Yohei Sasakura

Brock University / Payette – ArchitectsAlliance

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Architects: Payette – ArchitectsAlliance
Location: , ON,
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 174,000 sq ft
Photographs: Courtesy of Payette

Starbucks Espresso Journey / Nendo

© Daici Ano

Architects: Nendo
Location: Omotesando, 4丁目-3 Jingumae, , Tokyo 150-0001,
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Daici Ano, Hiroshi Iwasaki

Courtesy of MAS Studio
Courtesy of MAS Studio

MAS Context Issue #15: VISIBILITY

MAS Context…, a quarterly journal created by MAS Studio, recently released their fifteenth issue: VISIBILITY. Making visible the invisible. That was the title of their interview with interactive designer George Legrady. Conceived for the Seattle Public Library, it visualizes

Courtesy of Cannon Design
Courtesy of Cannon Design

Environmental Awareness Week, Hosted by Cannon Design

From October 22-26, Cannon Design will host a prominent and diverse group of speakers to present at the Chicago firm’s 11th Annual Environmental Awareness Week. 
The event is a compilation of daily presentations, broadcast digitally for Cannon Design’s offices across the globe, about…

Svensk Travsport Offices / Note Design Studio

© Mathias Nero

Architects: Note Design Studio
Location: , Sweden
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Mathias Nero