South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre / Anagram Architects

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Architects: Anagram Architects
Location: New Delhi,
Design Team: Vaibhav Dimri & Madhav Raman
Client: South Asian Human Rights Documentation Centre
Site Area: 50 sqm
Project Area: 172 sqm
Project Year: 2005
Photographs: Courtesy of Anagram Architects

Two Houses / Zerodegree Architecture

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Architect: Yushi Uehara / Zerodegree Architecture
Location: Lonekeer Spoorlaan, Enschede,
Completion: 2004-2009
Photographs: Jeroen Musch

Satiya House / adn Architectures

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Architects: adn Architectures
Location: Kraainem,
Project Team: David Henquinet, Nicolas Iacobellis, Didier Vander Heyden
Floor Area: 350 sqm
Project Year: 2006-2010
Photographs: Filip Dujardin

Split Level House / Qb Design

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Architects: Qb Design
Location: Philadelphia,
General Contractor: McCoubrey Overholser, Inc.
Stair Fabrication: Bill Curran Design
Cabinetry: James Van Etten
Green Roof: David Brothers
Structural Engineer: The Kachele Group
Project Area: 279 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Todd Mason / Barry Halkin Photography

House in Colina / OPA


Architects: OPA / Felipe del Río, Federico Campino
Location: Colina, Chile
Structural Engineer: Leonora Morales
Contractor: Jaime Martinez Jaca
Landscaping: José Ignacio Romussi
Interior Area: 200 sqm
Exterior Area: 77 sqm
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Nico Saieh & Cristina Alemparte

Doctor-G / FRENTE

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Architects: FRENTE / Juan Pablo Maza + Jorge Yazpik
Location: City,
Project Team: Manuel Perez, Gabriela Morales, Arais Reyes, Verónica Espinosa
Contractor: Grupo Modulo
Constructed Area: 2,195 sqm
Each Apartment Area: 51.5 sqm
Design year: 2004
Construction year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Paul Czitrom, Onnis Luque & Juan Pablo Maza

House VdB / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten

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Architects: Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten
Location: Prinsenbeek,
Client: Private
Project Year: 2004-2008
Photographs: Michel Kievits

AD Round Up: Brick Houses Part II

Great houses from Europe and Australia make  today’s Round Up. Don’t forget to check the first part of our brick houses selection!

Dwelling-workhouse HDT / Hoogte Twee Architecten
Dwelling-workhouse is situated in a small quarter with free lots, which form the transition between an industry terrain and a housing estate. The brave five-persons family villa attracts attention in the middle of the surrounding standard houses, but has been created by a clear “image quality plan”. The paradox between the freedom of design (read more…)

Botany Studio + House / Workshop1
In 2002 we bought a dilapidated weatherboard cottage on a corner block in an old industrial area of Botany. Since then we have gradually restored the cottage and opened it to the north and the garden by replacing the exterior wall with a sliding glass and timber door and adding a deck and outdoor bathroom (read more…)

Hervey Bay Farmhouse / Owen and Vokes
Vast and open natural landscapes do not provide the conditions suitable to enduring human habitation. The infinite scale of such a landscape, without limit or border, is also immeasurable to the human body and therefore generally discomforting. When placed in a vast and open landscape, there is a human predilection (read more…)

House 1 + House 2 / TAKA
These two new homes house two generations of the same family (A renovated Victorian House for the parents sharing a rear garden with a new Mews house for one of the daughters). The now grown-up family had recently moved out of their long-term family home and wanted these new homes to maintain some sense of continuity (read more…)

Vento House / mzc archittetura
An ancient house inside the historical city. A four floors house. The principal theme from outside is the section on the facade and the non-colour. The theme inside is the function linked to a colour. White is the internal surface: white is the colour that keep inside the life in the house and the parts of the house (read more…)

Koch Center for Science, Math & Technology at Deerfield Academy / Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

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courtesy of SOM

Architects: Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill, LLP
Location: Deerfield, Massachusetts,
Client: Deerfield Academy
Project Team: Roger Duffy, FAIA / Design Partner, David Childs, FAIA / Design Partner, Anthony Vacchione, AIA / Managing Partner, Christopher McCready, AIA / Project Manager, Ursula Schneider / Senior Designer, Scott Kirkham / Senior Designer, Reiner Bagnato / Technical Coordinator
Collaborators: Frank Ruggerio, Alexandra Cuber, Vivian Lee, Thomas Behr, Terry Hudak
Construction Manger: Gilbane Building Company
Structural Engineer: Le Messurier Consultants
MEP Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners
Civil Engineer: Tighe & Bond, Inc.
Lighting: Ove Arup & Partners
Landscape Architect: Brown Sardinia, Inc.
Planetarium Consultant: Spitz, Inc.
Communications Consultant: Valley Communications Systems, Inc.
Structural Consulting Engineers: John Born Associates
Surveyor: Sherman & Woods
Commissioning: BVH Integrated Services, Inc.
Collaborating Artist: James Turrell
Astronomer: Richard Walker
Geologist: Richard Little
Building Size: 7,400 sqm
Design Year: 2001–2003
Construction Year: 2004–2007
Photographs: Courtesy of SOM

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Vento House / mzc archittetura

© Marco Zanta
© Marco Zanta

Architects: mzc architettura
Location: Treviso,
Project Team: Mario Marchetti, Fabio Zampiero, Giuseppe Cangialosi
Collaborators: Andrea Gemin, Vittorio Massimo
Project Year: 2005-2007
Photographs: Marco Zanta

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University library Utrecht / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten

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© Rene de Wit

Architects: Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten
Location: Utrecht,
Client: Utrecht University
Project Year: 2005-2009
Photographs: Rene de Wit

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Waterloo School of Architecture / Levitt Goodman Architects

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© Ben Rahn/A-Frame

Architects: Levitt Goodman Architects
Location: Cambridge, Ontario,
Client: University of Waterloo School of Architecture
Design Team: Janna Levitt, David Warne, Greg Latimer, Daniel Bartman, Veronica DelGuidice
Construction Manager: Alberici Constructors, Ltd.
Structural Engineering: Blackwell Bowick Partnership Limited
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering: Keen Engineering
Code Consultant: Arencon Inc.
Lighting consultant: Gerry Cornwell Lighting Design
Millwork consultant: Henderson & Associates Inc.
Project Area: 7,897 sqm
Budget: $8,200,000
Project Completed: 2004
Photographs: Ben Rahn/A-Frame

RCA Sackler Building / Haworth Tompkins

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@ Helene Binet

Architects: Haworth Tompkins Limited
Location: ,
Project Team: Graham Haworth, Chris Fellner, Roger Watts and David Lyndon
Client: The Royal College of Art
Main Contractor: LIFE Build Solutions Limited
Structural Engineer: Price and Myers LLP
Quantity Surveyor: Gardiner & Theobald
M&E Consultant & Lighting: Max Fordham Consulting Engineers
Project Area: 1,280 sqm
Budget: £2,963,138
Project Year: 2008-2009
Photographs: Philip Vile, Helene Binet, Katsuhisa Kida Foteca

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de Albatros / HVDN

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@ Luuk Kramer

Architects: HVDN
Location: Amsterdam,
Design Team: Albert Herder, Vincent Van der Klei, Jean-Marc Saurer
Project Team: Albert Herder, Jean-Marc Saurer, Rodger Van Leeuwen
Structural Engineering: Jean-Marc Saurer
Client: Van Der Waal, Vlaardingen
Project Year: 2006
Budget: € 18.100.000
Photographs: John Lewis Marshall & Luuk Kramer

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Macallen Building Condominiums / office dA

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© John Horner Photography

Architects: office dA
Location: South Boston, Massachusetts,
Architect of Record: Burt Hill
Principals in Charge: Monica Ponce de Leon, Nader Tehrani
Project Architect: Dan Gallagher
Project Manager: Lisa Huang
Project Team: Ghazal Abassy, Remon Alberts, Hansy Luz Better, Scott Ewart, Katja Gischas, Anna Goodman, David Jeffries, Krists Karklins, Ethan Kushner, Christine Mueller, Julian Palacio, Penn Ruderman, Ahmad Reza Schricker, Harry Lowd
Project Area: 32,516 sqm
Project year: 2002-2007
Photographs: John Horner Photography

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VDAB Office Building / BOB361 Architects


Architects: BOB361 Architects
Location: Niklaas,
Project Architect: Jan Opdekamp
Collaborators: Eveline Vyncke, Maarten Deconinck, Gunther Slagmeulder, Nathan Ooms, Bram Aerts, Maureen Heyns
Project Area: 3,838 sqm
Budget: $5,500,000 Euro
Project year: 2005
Photographs: André Nullens, Jan Kempenaers & Frederik Vercruysse

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Pope John Paul II Hall / Randić & Turato

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Architects: Randić & Turato / Saša Randić and Idis Turato
Location: Rijeka,
Project team: Sinisa Glusica, Gordan Resan, Iva Cuzela-Bilac, Ana Stanicic (Technical Architects)
Contractor: Aljosa Travas
Client: Franciscan monastery Trsat
Total built surface: 1,048 sqm
Design year: 2003
Construction date: 2008
Photographs: Robert Leš

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The University of Helsinki City Campus Library / Anttinen Oiva arkkitehdit


Architects: Anttinen Oiva Architects
Location: Helsinki,
Project Manager: Vesa Oiva
Collaborators: Jussi Kalliopuska, Selina Anttinen, Antti Lehto
Building services consultant: Aila Puusaari, DI, Pˆyry Building Services Oy
Construction-engineering consultant: Sami Lampinen, DI, WSP Finland Oy
Library consultants: Irma Pasanen, office chief, Library of Helsinki University of Technology / Risto Maijala, library amanuense, Library of Helsinki University of Technology
Client: University of Helsinki
Project Area: 32,000 sqm
Design year: 2008-2010
Construction year: 2010-2012
Images: Courtesy Anttinen Oiva Architects