St. Patrick’s today, and it’s all about green! So for today’s Round Up, we have our sixth selection of previously featured green roofs! Check them all after the break.
Welham Studios / Mark Merer Welham Studios started with the study of placement, watching objects in clay and sand creating shapes through the interaction of the wind and rain. The work is looking for a union of object and environment (read more…)
Large Home Tree / Ignatov Architects Commissioned by the well-known art supporter and successful businessman George Bonin and developed by the New York based firm Ignatov Architects, the Home Tree concept is an attempt for defining contemporary, adaptable rural architecture. Its strategy is based on learning from existing trees on site recognizing their natural optimization for the given location and climate (read more…)
Saint Germain Du Bois Medical Center / Arcad’26 The poverty of medical services in rural villages leads many to adopt a new kind of clinic. This response, in light of developments in health policy, brings together in one place practitioners in medical and paramedical fields (read more…)
Bovernier Primary School Extension / Bonnard Woeffray Architectes Like an immense suit of protective armour, the extension to Bovernier School forms a natural shield against avalanches. The building is located at the foot of an incline. The habitable wall is articulated in both length and height to adhere closely to the topography of the site and create space for the play and games areas (read more…)
Houses In Rybnik / Jojko+Nawrocki Architekci Houses in Rybnik are the attempt to respond the question ó what the contemporary house means nowadays? An effort focused on searching formal originality is an absolute nonsense therefore, the project of the houses is based on certain data concerning sun orientation, access to the road, vicinity of the forest, as well as view from the road slope (read more…)