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DQZ Cultural Center Proposal / Holm Architecture Office (HAO) + AI

07:00 - 8 November, 2012
Courtesy of Holm Architecture Office + AI
Courtesy of Holm Architecture Office + AI

Holm Architecture Office (HAO) and AI have been invited to create a proposal for the city of Daqiuzhuang in northern China. Sited in a newly developed part of the city, the new cultural building takes its form from the traditional Chinese courtyard square. By lifting the square in the diagonal corners, dual entry points to the building are created which leads visitors and locals through the building’s ground level public programs to the mid- and upper- level exhibition spaces while extending the existing North- South axis of the surrounding city. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Coleman Oval Skate Park Proposal / Holm Architecture Office + VM Studio

23:00 - 27 December, 2011
Courtesy of Holm Architecture Office + VM Studio
Courtesy of Holm Architecture Office + VM Studio

Holm Architecture Office (HAO), in collaboration with VM Studio, recently received first place in a competition for the re-design of the Coleman Oval Skate Park in Manhattan. Nine New York design firms were invited to participate in the competition, which was sponsored by Architecture for Humanity and a Gamechangers grant from Nike, a campaign encouraging community organizations to empower youth through sports programs that spur social and economic development. The project is being developed with the New York City Parks & Recreation Department’s Adopt-a-Park program. More images and project description after the break.

United North America / Holm Architecture Office

12:00 - 20 November, 2010
USA - Canada border, Jens Holm, Holm Architecture Office (HAO) in collaboration with Harold Gainer, Neurolapse.
USA - Canada border, Jens Holm, Holm Architecture Office (HAO) in collaboration with Harold Gainer, Neurolapse.