Text description provided by the architects. A Whimsical Wander(AWW), a high-end women’s fashion brand launched in 2015, set out to create delicate pieces that could be worn and enjoyed every day with a classic, chic, and feminine feel. AWW combines timeless designs with simple elegance. The AWW showroom is located in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, a neighborhood epitomizing the wealthy lifestyle and high- end culture of Korea. Colors and materials are used to define three different chambers as requested by the client; the entry lobby, the clothing room, and the office.
Pink Chamber The Pink Chamber is the entry lobby and the waiting area of the showroom. Two changing rooms are connected to the Pink Chamber, which features pink painted
Text description provided by the architects. Located at the edge of a heavily wooded 3-acre plot in East Hampton, New York, The C+S house is a complete redesign and renovation of an existing 1970’s era residence and serves as a retreat for the Manhattan based clients; a graphic designer, and an art consultant and curator.
Clean lines, minimalist details and a limited but carefully selected palette of materials, breathe new life into the existing house, while retaining and building on the idiosyncratic character of the original.
The redesign takes its cues from the client’s desire to create a living gallery space that would house their existing collection of artworks as well as serve as a canvas
Text description provided by the architects. MiCasa Vol.C is a single open space that completes the existing furniture store complex in São Paulo. The complex consists of the original store, Vol.A, the annex designed
Text description provided by the architects. Moravské Náměstí is a busy square in the centre of Brno. As it lies right on the Brno ring road (boulevard), thousands of people walk and drive through it every day. Few of them, however, realize the historical complexity of the spacious area, which used to be part of the fortification system of the city. The last chapter of its history was written last summer when the square was temporarily adjusted to suit the needs of a multigenre festival Meeting Brno. The major theme of the festival was the idea of European unity, currently greatly endangered by populism
Text description provided by the architects. The house is situated on the edge of a village in a natural setting where forest meets heathland. Distinctive features of the house are the raised patio and living area, the large overhanging roofs and the generous picture windows. The house is finished inside and out in exposed concrete. The straight lines and subdued detailing go to make up a striking design by Bedaux de Brouwer Architects.
The living area, which is raised above the forest floor, has the appearance of
Structure: Boris Baljkas, Tanja Baljkas, Boris Androić
Mechanical Engineering: Goran Tomek
Electrical Installations: Marijan Marciuš
Water And Sewage: Božica Magdalenić
Owner/Client: City of Zagreb
Text description provided by the architects. The concept of the Cultural – Educational Complex in Kajzerica has been deducted from a contextual inspiration: by shifting the direction of the buildings from the street of the old Kajzerica Neighbourhood, we get a public area and an extension of the urban space under a green canopy. The lifted classroom volume slabs are outdoing the access to the school yard, opening transparency, lucidity, continuity and relations within the site, metaphorically
Text description provided by the architects. The project was realised as a replacement of an old greenhouse to accommodate the growing collection of citrus trees during the colder months. Cultivators for passion, the client requested a new service building, a little architecture able to contain a room for tree winter rest and a storage room for agricultural tools but also a space for silence and meditation among the plants.
This design reveals the mechanism that simultaneously enchances architecture and nature: the contrast between the artificial character of the former and the organic traits of the latter. The main building material is natural larch wood. The façades are
Text description provided by the architects. SAOTA’s first completed project in Los Angeles, Stradella, is a remodel of an existing 1970’s house on a beautiful promontory in Bel Air. The original layout of site and dwelling were well planned to ensure privacy from the street and to address spectacular views over the LA basin, capturing the full panorama from Downtown to Century City, with mountains to the east and ocean to the south.
Text description provided by the architects. Concept design and medical planning for Koc University’s Medical Sciences Campus, located in Istanbul’s Topkapi district, was prepared in collaboration with Cannon Design. From the early stages of the project, design workshops were organized with representatives of different parties, including doctors, nurses, professors and the management team. In addition to the concept design and medical planning, Kreatif Architects also carried out the revisions that became necessary as the planning permission was altered following the completion of the first stage.
Location: 47-3 Jinam-ri, Janghowon-eup, Icheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Area: 470.0 m2
Project Year: 2018
Site plan In many cases, site conditions determine the direction of the building. The same was true of the Dongsan churches, which had long-triangled shaped land. We put the chaple on the right side of the land where we can get the largest volume. The parking lot is on the left.
We spread the building over a long stretch of land The main entrance is set in the center of the building to configure the flow of human movement efficiently. On the back side of the building is a cozy garden.
external for On one side of the long and low mass, a tall, slender tower was attached .The contrast of the form is visually fun when
Conceptual Framework The proposal consisted of a 90 bed Aged care development with the potential to provide an additional 30 bed expansion in the future. The building needed to be able to provide services such as: high care and dementia care. This was at the forefront of mind when drawings began.
Public and Cultural Benefits The building itself is inviting and comforting. It is a secure and comfortable environment for residences. This design has a strong focus on the individual within a community that best suit residents and staff. Generous common rooms allow for multiple groups to congregate. It also includes a variety of
Text description provided by the architects. The New York’s State University Construction Fund hired Deborah Berke Partners to design a significant addition to and a dramatic reconception of a 1968 I.M. Pei arts complex on the State University of New York’s Fredonia campus. The architects created a linear addition at the west façade, allowing the former back and service side of the building to become the new primary entrance.
Text description provided by the architects. The Parallelogram House is a spacious bungalow for a young family of four located in the rural municipality of East St. Paul, just north of Winnipeg. Surrounded by typically suburban, stucco- clad dwellings on a quiet bay, the home presents a private, understated face to the street with extensive patio space and full-height glazing opening out over the tree-filled backyard.
While the client preferred a one storey layout, they assumed that their required program would only fit within a two storey home based on the lot size and setback restrictions. By angling the plan into a parallelogram, the increased exterior envelope could accommodate their required program on
Text description provided by the architects. The Canyon House. The owners (Ken Campbell, a professor of veterinary Physiology at Washington State University and his spouse Jean Campbell, an attorney) wanted a year-round retreat "to cultivate the spiritual aspects in the trinity of human, fish, and river" (their words). A place to write, sleep, talk, eat, read, fish, cleanse, garden and wander……. away from their work in Pullman, Washington – 50 miles from the site. Also, they wanted a wilderness place for their grandchildren to visit. Site: 40 acres on the southern side of the Clearwater River canyon - 10 miles upstream from Lewiston, Idaho.
Intentions: The retreat program was divided into two
Text description provided by the architects. The project highlights the heritage of this typical Brussels “Maison de Maître” while radically changing the way of living in the house.
Typical Brussels house are traditionally built following a plan of 3 rooms in a row. The rooms that are on the street side are prestigious spaces, while backyard rooms are dedicated to service. The central parts, which often lacks direct daylight, are generally left as secondary spaces.
Text description provided by the architects. If contemporary architecture has focused most particularly on methods of expression for aesthetic aspects, contemporary art had tended to resemble architecture even more, through a process of creating space. Art has escaped the confines of flat surfaces, to become a direct tool for expressing space or relationships formed between spaces. Space Lee Ufan required a design that could integrate art and space as a single work of art, rather than an architectural space that could be used as a site to exhibit art, or which would be specifically intended for
Text description provided by the architects. The project is located on a corporate building in the financial district of Guadalajara, Mexico. The building in which the Sao Paulo offices are located, is subdivided for its lease; making the ephemeral and the temporary the core concepts of the project. In this specific case, the possibility of growth was not the only requirement; but a possible reuse, relocation or reconfiguration of space had to be considered, according to future needs.
Departing from the premise that "architecture should not be disposable", the project was developed through a modular constructive system, based on joints, that could be assembled on site and in which the furniture responded
Author Of Graphic Identity And Information System: Ľubica Segečová
Supplier: ise, s. r. o.
Co Authors Of Architectural Study: Roman Žitňanský, Patrícia Botková, Katarína Bergerová
Text description provided by the architects. The building of Mlynica is part of a large post-industrial area of Light Building Materials in Bratislava. Since 1960s, porous prefabricated concrete blocks, slabs and panels have been produced here. Production took place until 1992. After privatization, the new owners sold off the complex and a gradual disintegration of the structures began.
The architectural design builds on the structural logic of the original building. The reinforced concrete frame filled with porous concrete masonry façade is retained and new programme is inserted into the existing container. The façade is opened
Architects: Ana Carolina Neves Pinheiro, André Navarro, Arnaldo Razzante, Arthur Moniz, Caio Vinícius Corrêa, Cristiana Rodrigues, Daniel Braz de Medeiros, Daniela Mungai, Danielle Gomes, Eder Fábio, Eduardo Babadopulos, Eduardo Mizuka, Fabio de Bem, José Messias da Silva, Lígia Meirelles, Marcelo Yukio Nagai, Marina Mermelstein, Mário de Bem, Mônica Rodrigues, Natasha Taylor, Natércio Cortês, Patricia N. Rodrigues Peselli, Yuri Vital
Location: R. Henri Dunant, 1383 - Vila São Francisco, São Paulo - SP, 04710-230, Brazil
Authors: Felipe Aflalo, Roberto Aflalo, Giancarlo Gasperini
Coordinators: Grazzieli Gomes, Milene Sabbag Abla, Tânia Yang
Text description provided by the architects. The Catholic Busan Barefoot Carmelites is a group of around 300 Busan based catholic church members who voluntarily study Catholic doctrine. The present project is its hall. The budget was limited, as the costs of purchasing the site and constructing the building had to be covered by the members alone. They did not receive any funding from the Busan diocese. The head priest does not live on the site, simply leading mass during gatherings, and the chapel plays the role of an auditorium for group learning activities