Garden and Sea / Takao Shiotsuka Atelier

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Architects: Takao Shiotsuka Atelier
Location:
Client: Private
Project year: 2008
Constructed area: 237 sqm
Photographs: Toshiyuki YANO (Nacasa & Partners Inc.,)

House in Kohoku / Torafu

 

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Architects: Torafu
Location: , Japan
Design year: 2007
Construction year: 2008
Structure: RC
Building Site: Yokohama Kanagawa
Site Area: 230 sqm
Constructed Area: 67.35 sqm
Photographer: Daici Ano

Rishikesh House / Rajiv Saini

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Architects: Mr. Rajiv Saini
Location: Rishikesh,
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 640 sqm
Photographs: Sebastian Zachariah

Hemeroscopium House / Ensamble Studio

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Architects: Ensamble Studio
Location: Las Rozas, Madrid,
Principal in Charge: Antón García- Abril
Collaborators: Elena Pérez, Débora Mesa, Jorge Consuegra, Marina Otero, Ricardo Sanz
Technical Architect: Javier Cuesta
Promotor: Hemeroscopium
Contractor: Materia Inorgánica
Project year: 2005-2008
Constructed Area: 400 sqm
Photographs: Ensamble Studio

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Summer House / LASC Studio

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Architects: LASC Studio
Location: , Sweden
Project Year: 2009
Project Area: 105 sqm
Photographs: Stamers Kontor

EG House / Marcelo Alvarenga

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Architects: Play – Marcelo Alvarenga
Location: Nova Lima, Brazil
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 823.00 sqm
Photographs: Leonardo Finotti

Mile Hi Church Sanctuary / Fentress Architects

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Mile Hi Church in , has added a new dome to their campus. The expanding congregation commissioned Fentress Architects to create a new Sanctuary to accommodate their growing needs for space. The design is a contemplative space with attentive consideration for the church’s needs and the campus history influencing the design.

Architect: Fentress Architects
Location: Lakewood, Colorado, United States
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Jerry Butts, Ben Tremper Photography, Mile Hi Church

AD Classics: Pearl Bank Apartments / Tan Cheng Siong

Photo by Choo Yut Shing - http://www.flickr.com/photos/25802865@N08/

At the time of its completion in 1976, the Pearl Bank Apartment complex was the highest-density and tallest residential structure in at 38 stories.  The total height of the horseshoe-shaped complex exceeded 430’ tall and was home for over 1,500 inhabitants.  Designed by Tan Cheng Siong of Architects & Planners, Pearl Bank served as a beacon of contemporary residential design and acted as precedent to the subsequent high-density urban development in Singapore and throughout southeast Asia.

AD Classics: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation / Ruy Jervis d’Athouguia, Pedro Cid and Alberto Pessoa

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The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Museum is one of the less well known architectural gems in Portugal. The buildings are part of their own isolated campus in Palhavã, in the center of . Architects , Pedro Cid and Alberto Pessoa designed the campus and the buildings in memory of the foundation’s namesake, and both the foundation and the buildings have only grown more respected over the decades.  More on the buildings after the break.

Box House / Alan Chu & Cristiano Kato

 

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Architects: Alan Chu & Cristiano Kato
Location: Ilhabela, Sao Paulo,
Project year: 2008
Site area: 8,000 sqm
Constructed area: 36 sqm
Photographs: Djan Chu

House N / Sou Fujimoto

Architects: Sou Fujimoto Architects
Location: Oita,
Project Team: Yumiko Nogiri
Structural Consultant: Jun Sato Structural Engineers
Design Year: 2006-2007
Construction Year: 2007-2008
Site Area: 236,57 sqm
Constructed Area: 150,57 sqm
Photographer: Iwan Baan

AD Classics: Bagsværd Church / Jørn Utzon

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The Church by Jørn Utzon was completed in 1976. Though not his most famous work, the church is an example of the architect’s inventive work at a different scale. Utzon designed the church with an unassuming exterior that merely hints at the stirring forms he created inside.

Slice House / Procter-Rihl Architects

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Architects: Procter-Rihl Architects
Location: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Collaborators: Dirk Anderson, James Backwell, Johannes Lobbert
Structural Engineer: and Steel: Michael Baigent MBOK
Structural Engineer: : Antonio Pasquali
Foundation Engineer: Vitor Pasin
Services Engineer: Flavio Mainardi
Site Architect: Arq. Mauro Medeiros
Project Area: 210 sqm
Photographs: Sue Barr, Marcelo Nunes

Research & Sports Hall of Humboldt University / Scheidt Kasprusch Architekten

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Architects: Scheidt Kasprusch Architekten
Location: ,
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 3,580 sqm
Photographs: Rainer Gollmer

Guerrero house / Alberto Campo Baeza

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Architects: Alberto Campo Baeza
Location: Cadiz,
Collaborators: Ignacio Aguirre, Miguel Vela
Project Year: 2005
Project Area: 170 sqm, 400 sqm with Patios
Photographs: Roland Halbe

Sens / ARCHETONIC + PROARQUITECTURA

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Architects: ARCHETONIC / Jacobo Micha Mizrahi; PROARQUITECTURA / Yack Amkie
Location: City,
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 18,000 sqm
Photographs: Rafael Gamo, Aldo Moreno

CHB Campinas F1 State School / MMBB Arquitetos

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Architects: MMBB Arquitetos
Location: ,
Collaborators: Eduardo Ferroni, M·rcia Terazaki, Jaques Rordorf, Marina Sabino, Paula Cardoso, Renata Vieira e Thiago Rolemberg
Project Area: 3,000 sqm
Photographs: Nelson Kon

Bluff House / Bruns Architecture

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Architect: Bruns Architecture
Location: , Wisconsin
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Bruns Architecture