Posts tagged "Selected Works"
Playmaker Showroom Rome, Italy (2012)
With the simplicity of Mies (a) and the attitude of Fuksas (b), this unique office / showroom captures the imagination with minimal intervention.
(a) New National Gallery Berlin, Germany (1968)
Mies van der Rohe
(b) New Milan Trade Fair Milan, Italy (2012)
Milstein Hall Ithaca, New York (2011)
The cantilever in architecture has long been a device used to offset and create drama, often through the use of contrasting material (a) and minimal support (b). Here, the cantilever projects to create useful coverage while announcing presence to the passer by.
(a) House 0405 Nicosia, Cyprus (2010)
(b) Utriai Residence Klaipėda, Lithuania (2006)
Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners
Ecologic Pavilion Alsace, France (2012)
The pavilion stands as a testament to expirimentation and exploration in architecture (a). Here, vernacular typology is utilized to create a modern design statement (b) with a temporal quality (c) that exemplifies sustainability.
(a) Barcelona Pavilion Barcelona, Spain (1929)
Mies van der Rohe
(b) Future Shack Australia (2001)
(c) Phone Book Shed Nova Scotia (2010)
Richard Kroeker Design & Dalhousie University Department of Architecture
Cultural Center Nevers, France (2012)
Ateliers O-S architectes
This cultural center is another fine example of architecture as urban asset (a), with sculpted mass (b) making the most of available space.
(a) TKTS Booth New York City, New York (2008)
(b) La Cite Des Affaires Saint-Etienne, France (2010)
Manuelle Gautrand Architects
Fast Track Nikola-Lenivets, Russia (2012)
Installed over a distruptive railroad, this infrastructural experiment is spectacle and playground (b). While a 51 meter pedestrian trampoline lacks practicality, the project highlights the ability of design to capture the imagination in a playful and interactive manner.
(a) Tiger & Turtle: Magic Mountain Duisburg, Germany (2011)
Heike Mutter & Ulrich Genth
(b) Woods of Net Pavilion Kanagawa, Japan (2012)
Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam
Platoon Kunsthalle Berlin Berlin, Germany (2012)
Platoon Cultural Development
The architectual project of repurposing shipping containers finds sophistication in the Kunsthalle, allowing materiality to create intrigue (a) while supporting a raw, dynamic space where users are activators (b).
(a) PUMA CityAlicante, Boston, Stockholm (2008)
(b) Kulturfabrik Kofmehl Solothurn, Switzerland (2005)
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Postcard House Kimberling City, MO (2011)
Here, the integration of design with systems and attention to detail creates a moment of pause that beautifully captures the imagination.
Google Campus London, England (2011)
This renovation project (a) does a lot with little work using a recycled shipping container (b), raw materials and color to create an inspiring office space.
(a) Renovation of an old barn Charoux, France (2012)
(b) PUMA City, Shipping Container StoreAlicante, Boston, Stockholm (2008)
NMIT Arts & Media Nelson, New Zealand (2010)
Irving Jack Smith Architects
The design of this arts incubator beautifully highlights structure (a) to create raw, sophisticated space (b) that encourages activation.
(a) Zumbini Milan, Italy (2011)
(b) Chatelard Ferney-Voltaire, France
La Cite Des Affaires Saint-Etienne, France (2010)
Manuelle Gautrand Architects
Manuelle Gautand effortlessly sculpts form with color (a), unifying mass with a playful skin of panel and glass (b).
(a) Social Services Center Móstoles, Spain (2012)
(b) College of DuPage Technology Education Center Glen Ellyn, Illinois (2010)
Rolling Huts Mazama, Washington (2007)
Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects
This mobile cabin effectively plays both actor and stage set (a), while allowing material and detail to develop character (b) rather than form.
(a) Red Guest Houses Moskovskaya Oblast, Russia (2004)
(b) Loblolly House Taylors Island, Michigan (2006)
SACH Legacy Heritage Children’s Home Holon, Israel (2011)
Herszage & Sternberg Architects
SACH adds a whimsical quality to the basic housing typology (a) through simple gestures (b), without alienating the role of “home” for children undergoing heart surgery.
(a) Swiss Pavilion Paris, France (1932)
(b) Anne Frank House Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1999)
Benthem Crouwel Architects
Fire Station Building Mellau, Austria (2005)
Dietrich l Untertrifaller Architects
This alpine fire station effortlessly responds to programmatic needs and site constraints (a) to create a simple formal expression (b).
(a) Red House Oslo, Norway (2002)
Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Architects MNA
(b) Parish Church of Solace Cordoba, Spain (2011)
Vicens + Ramos
Floating Dining Room Vancouver, British Columbia (2010)
Goodweather Design & Loki Ocean
This project is a unique spectacle (a) that utilizes sustainable practices (b) to stay afloat.
(a) Badeschiff an der Spree Treptow, Berlin, Germany (2004)
AMP arquitectos with Gil Wilk and Susanne Lorenz
(b) Sweater Lodge Venice, Italy (2006)
Pechet and Robb Studio
MPA Building Porto, Portugal (2011)
The facade pattern diguises contents (a) while depth provides relief in an open context (b).
(a) Maciachini Milan Milan, Italy (2010)
(b) Casa Poli Coliumo Peninsula, Chile (2005)
Pezo Von Ellrichshausen Architects