Posted on May 25th 2013, 08:25 PM
a broad palette of color, texture and materials blend to create this contemporary palace that melds various historical periods and tectonic sensibilities.
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Posted on May 25th 2013, 07:00 PM
Architect Office: SV60 Arquitectos
Location: Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Spain
Archictect: Antonio González Cordón
Collaborators: Antonio G. Liñán, Luis E. Villar, Manuel Gutierrez de Rueda
Photographs: Jesús Granada
The building is designed as a linear volume adapted to the urban rules of alignments and heights, and parallel to the coastline. The situation, in a second line and hidden after several 12-storey buildings, the situation allows different sea sights through the horizontal gaps between the “towers”. Due to excessive linearity (urban ordinance) and low height (3 floors) the building is proposed as a volumetric and abstract object that acquires his singularity by the vibration of the materials.
The brick cladding is a mixture of four colours (Klinker brick). The enclosing...
Posted on May 25th 2013, 06:00 PM
After generously donating an archive of over 6000 drawings and 150 projects, architect Charles Correa sat down with RIBA President Angela Brady to discuss his life and work as one of “India’s greatest architects.” The short interview touches on a wide range of topics, from the inspiration behind some of his greatest projects to advice for future architecture students.
“The thing about architecture is that you cannot teach it. You can learn it, but you cannot teach it. And a good school is a school which makes you passionate about architecture and that teaches you how to ask questions. [...] If you know how to ask the right questions, you will develop your own philosophy and your own visual vocabulary.”
Learn more about Charles Correa and his...
Posted on May 25th 2013, 05:59 PM
Posted on May 25th 2013, 05:57 PM
May the force be with you, ladies.
Posted on May 25th 2013, 05:00 PM
Arquitectos: Robert Hirschfield Architects
Ubicación: Londres, Inglaterra
Arquitecto A Cargo: Robert Hirschfield Architects
Área: 250.0 m2
Fotografías: Courtesía de Robert Hirschfield Architects
Esta es la renovación y ampliación de una antigua casa en Londres. Sus atractivas características originales se han conservado y son evidentes al entrar en el centro de la sala de estar/comedor, que...
Posted on May 25th 2013, 04:57 PM
They're weird, but in a good way.
Posted on May 25th 2013, 04:13 PM
the chicago firm has shared exclusive interior renderings and model photos of the sun-sculpted, glassy residence along the high line.
Posted on May 25th 2013, 04:11 PM
the furniture piece expresses more slender and proportional components that result in smoother transitions, rather than the bulky parts and clunky movements often associated with table extensions.
Posted on May 25th 2013, 04:01 PM
Posted on May 25th 2013, 03:57 PM
Turn your lights down low.
Posted on May 25th 2013, 03:57 PM
Posted on May 25th 2013, 02:57 PM
The man does it all.
Posted on May 25th 2013, 02:00 PM
Renderings of Zaha Hadid‘s long anticipated One Thousand Museum Tower in downtown Miami, Florida have been released. The condo tower, which will be the first Zaha Hadid-designed skyscraper to grace the skyline of the Western Hemisphere, will be a 60-story luxury condo building with purported “daring design”. It will feature a concrete exo-skeleton that will hide the distinguishable features of the apartments. According to the Wall Street Journal, One Thousand Museum Tower is designed with an interest in “how the structure is manifested,” says Hadid, avoiding the “generic modernist typology.” It is one of several by high-profile architects that are beginning to take root in Miami, changing the tide of investment from real estate that is solely driven by location on...