Turku City Library / JKMM Architects

Architects: JKMM Architects
Location: Turku,
Main Designer: Asmo Jaaksi architect SAFA
Design Team: Teemu Kurkela, Samuli Miettinen, Juha Mäki-Jyllilä, Mikko Rossi, Katja Savolainen architects SAFA, Päivi Meuronen interior architect SIO
Landscaping: Molino Oy
Structural Design: Narmaplan Oy
Lighting: Eficientysul
Main Contractor: NCC Rakennus Oy
Constructed Area: 6,900 sqm
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Arno de la Chapelle, Asmo Jaaksi, Harri Falck, Jonny Holmen, Jussi Tiainen, Michael Perlmutter, Patrik Rastenberg

Wellness Sky / 4of7

Architects: 4of7
Location: Belgrade,
Project Year: 2008
Design Team: Djordje Stojanovic, Vlada Pavlovic, Slavko Milanovic
Construction Area: 1,100 sqm
Photographs: Ana Kostic

Chongqing Library / Perkins Eastman

Architects: Perkins Eastman
Location: Chongqing,
Project Year: 2007
Building Type: Public Assembly
Construction Area: 50,000 sqm
Budget: US $38.6M
Photographs: © ZhiHui Gu

Guangzhou Baiyun International Convention Center / BURO II + CITIC

Architects: BURO II & Design Institute of CITIC
Location: Guangzhou, China
Structural Design : Laurent Ney & Partners (Belgium)
Landscape Design: Stefaan Thiers en Denis Dujardin (Belgium)
Facade Engineering: Van Santen & Ass. ()
Interior Design: Lens°Ass (Belgium)
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Philippe van Gelooven

This project recently won the civic category at the World Architecture Festival

Food Container Remixed / Spacelab Architects

Architects: Spacelab architects – Luca Silenzi
Location: Fermo,
Collaborators: Roberto Sargo, Zoè Chantall Monterubbiano
Structural Engineering: Giampiero Luzi
Technical Inspection: arch. Luca Silenzi, arch. Roberto Sargo
Contractor: G.I.L. Costruzioni, Porto San Giorgio (Italy)
Constructive System: Precast + metal structure; custom made precast exterior enclosure panels
Project year: 2006-2007
Construction year: 2008
Site area: 7200 sqm
Constructed Area: 2600 sqm
Photographs: ©Luca Silenzi

Openhouse / XTEN Architecture

Architects: XTEN Architecture
Location: Hollywood Hills, California,
Principals: Monika Haefelfinger & Austin Kelly, AIA
Client: Randolph Duke
Contractor: Peddicord Construction
Interior Area: 418 sqm
Total Area: 697 sqm
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Art Gray Photography

UQAM’s Campus / Tétreault Parent Languedoc & Saia Barbarese Topouzanov

Architects: Tétreault Parent Languedoc & Saia Barbarese Topouzanov
Location: Montreal,
Project year: 1992-2006
Architect Team: Michel Languedoc (project architect), Mario Saia (director of design). Team members: Dino Barbarese, Vladimir Topouzanov, Trong Tuan Nguyen, Sylvain Bastien, Michel Beauchemin, Richard Beaudoin, Nicolas Bokobza, Patrick De Barros, Suzanne Essiambre, Naomi Frangos, Cathy Gagnon, David Griffin, Vivian Irschick, Laurence Kerr, Jean-Louis Léger, Pascal Lessard, Julie Marchand, Yvan Marion, Nadia Meratla. Marie-Eve Méthot, Annie Morrissette, Marc Pape, Louis-Guillaume Paquet, Marianne Potvin, Steve Proulx, Pascal Roffi, Véronique Roy, Annie-Claude Sauvé, Yvon Théoret, Sam Yip
Landscape: Claude Cormier architectes paysagistes inc.
General Contractor: Hervé Pomerleau inc.
Site Area: 5,000 sqm
Constructed Area: 63,215 sqm
Photographs: Marc Cramer, Nathalie St-Pierre, Ivanoh Demers, Michel Brunelle, Jean-François Vézina, Claude Duchaîne, Andrew Dobrowolskyj

Birkerød Sports and Leisure Centre / SHL Architects

Architect: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
Location: Bistrupvej, Birkerød,
Client: Birkerød Municipality
Ingeneering: Moe & Brødsgaard Consulting Engineers
Construction Year: 2005-2008
Constructed Area: 9,200 sqm / New build 8,000 sqm – Refurbishment: 1,200 sqm
Photographs: SHL

Vital Building / Mozas Aguirre arquitectos

Architects: Mozas Aguirre arquitectos – Javier Mozas & Eduardo Aguirre
Location: Madrid,
Project year: 2005
Construction year: 2007
Client: Local Savings Bank: Caja Vital Kutxa Headquarters
Structural Engineer: NB 35, Madrid
Artists: Javier Perez: two walls and ceiling of the main hall / Miguel Gonzalez de San Román: paintings on the basement
Site Area: 11,042 sqm
Constructed Area: 16,578 sqm
Photographs: Cesar San Millan

CB 30 / Dellekamp arquitectos + Juan Pablo Maza

Architects: Dellekamp arquitectos + Juan Pablo Maza
Location: Colonia Polanco, DF,
Project Leader: Juan Pablo Maza
Project Team: Aisha Ballesteros, Aline Wallach, Arais Reyes, Sandra Ortiz, Verónica Alatorre
Program: Apartment Building
Project Year: 2003-2006
Photographs: Dante Busquets & Oscar Necoechea

TKTS Booth / Perkins Eastman, Choi Ropiha

Concept Design: Choi Ropiha
Design Development & Executive Architects: Perkins Eastman
Location: New York, USA
Project Year: 2008
Principal material:
Footprint Area: 79 sqm
Area: 200 sqm
Photographs: Copyright Paúl Rivera/ArchPhoto

C1 House / Curiosity + Milligram Studio

Architect: Gwenael Nicolas – Curiosity + Tomoyuki Ustumi – Milligram Studio
Location: Tokyo,
Project Year: 2005
Client: Curiosity
Structural Engineering: Mitsuhiro Kanada
Main Contractor: Shin
Site Area: 189 sqm
Constructed Area: 113 sqm
Photographs: Curiosity

Archery Center / Atelier Phileas

Architects: Atelier Phileas (member of PLAN01)
Location: Chennevières-sur-Marne,
Client: Conseil Général du Val-de-Marne
Program: Archery hall, outside shooting field, offices, cloakrooms
Consultant: BETIBA
Constructed Area: 1,600 sqm
Budget: 1.5M Euro + tax (US $1.91M + tax)
Project year: 2005
Photographer: Pauline Turmel

NRGi’s Headquarters / SHL Architects

Architect: Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
Location: Dusager, Aarhus N,
Client: NRGi a.m.b.a.
Ingeneering: Consult – Consulting Engineers
Contractor: H. Hoffmann & Sønner
Project Year: 2005
Construction Year: 2006-2007
Constructed Area: 5,067 sqm
Photographs: SHL

Villa B te O / Bureau B+O

Architects: Arnoud Olie,  Bureau B+O Architecten
Location: Oldeholtpade, Netherlands
Project Team: Remco Siebring, Klaas Kloeze
Site Area:  4630 sqm
Constructed Area:  545 sqm
Project Year: 2008
Photographer: Harry Cock

Pionen – White mountain / Albert France-Lanord Architects

Architects: Albert France-Lanord Architects
Location:Stockholm,
Program: Datacenter
Collaborators: Frida Öster and Jonatan Blomgren
Geology Consultant: Geosigma AB
Construction: Albert -Lanord Architects
Client: Bahnhof AB
Construction Area: 1,200 sqm
Project year: 2008
Photographs: Åke E:son Lindman

Heineken The City / Tjep

Size: 250 m2
Design: Tjep
Project team: Frank Tjepkema, Janneke Hooymans, Tina Stieger, Leonie Janssen
Production: Hypsos
Location: Amsterdam

What do you do when Heineken asks you to design their first shop? Do you place furniture and displays into a given space? At Tjep, they thought it would be rather more appropriate to pour furniture into the six monumental buildings located in the heart of Amsterdam, as if we were filling a cold fresh of X-tra cold Heineken.

K:fem department store / Wingardh

Architects: Wingårdh Arkitektkontor
Location: Stockholm,
Architects in charge: Gert Wingårdh, Cecilia Ström, Per Söderberg
Collaborators: Gustav Appell, Ewa Bialecka-Colin, David Christoffersson, Daniel Frickeus, Bengt Hellsten, Robert Hendberg, Rickard Karlsson, Stefan Nilsson, Hanna Samuelsson
Design Year: 2003
Construction Year: 2007-2008
Client: AB Svenska Bostäder
Construction: Tyréns AB
Installations: PO Andersson Konstruktionsbyrå AB
Lighting: Ljusarkitektur P&Ö AB
Constructed Area: 16,600 sqm
Photographer: Patrik Gunnar Helin