Category Archives: Other

Exhibition at Alpinarium Galtür by Holzer Kobler

By : Dennis Franklin | 26 Oct 2016 4:56 pm | Other

“At the top” is the name of the new permanent exhibition at the Alpinarium Galtur in Austria and it focuses on the position of the place and its relation to the rest of the world. The exhibition was curated and created by the practice of Holz Kobler Architekturen to offer different interpretations and perspectives from a cultural, artistic, historical and philosophical perspective, each of them placed in one of the five spheres. The spheres try to examine the meaning of…

B-And-Bee

By : Dennis Franklin | 20 Oct 2016 4:41 pm | Other

B-And-Bee is an original camping pod designed in Belgium to provide an alternative to the sleeping tents that are usually the conditions when going to a musical festival. The hexagonal sleeping cells each have a king-sized bed that will make you feel comfortable. You can access the modules via a staircase and the stacked structures ensure an efficient arrangement that doesn’t require a lot of space to function properly. The B-And-Bee offers a way of avoiding the overpriced hotels which…

Transportable tourist tower by Jose Pequeno

By : Mark V | 11 Oct 2016 3:47 pm | Other

The architect Jose Pequeno from Portugal along with the aid of Domingos Da Silba Teixeira S. A. designed a transportable tower for the Shanghai Expo of 2010 that toured the world ever since. The structure is prefabricated and it includes the newest technology, while its materials are renewable and recyclable wood and glass. The surface it covers is just 10 square meters and it has three stories, with a façade that has different screen and panelfilters to adapt to the…

Sunland Baobab Tree Bar

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Oct 2016 3:12 pm | Other, Restaurants & Bars

Located on the Sunland Farm near Modjadjiskloof in South Africa, the Sunland Baobab or the Pub Tree as it is also called is a bar that is quite unique since it is placed in a huge hollow baobab tree which is 6000 years old. The pub was placed in the tree in 1933 and there are 15 seats in it with the tree’s circumference spreading over 108 feet. The tree was naturally split into two connected pieces and the cavernous…

Curzon boutique cinema in London by Afroditi Krassa

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Sep 2016 2:05 pm | Other

The new cinema in the Curzon boutique cinema chain of London, UK was designed by the Afroditi Krassa interior studio with a classical aesthetic which tries to reinvent the movie experience. The cinema curtains on the shopfront used to be a projection screen and the marquee was built in a digital format to be able to display static images as well as dynamic ones. There are four levels with a staircase bringing them together and the designers wanted a different…

Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium by Cardin Ramirez Julien + Aedifica

By : Dennis Franklin | 15 Aug 2016 11:44 am | Other

The Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium located in Montreal, Canada was designed by the Cardin Ramirez Julien + Aedifica architectural practice after winning the international design competition with a scheme which tries to bring out the connection to nature in the experience of the visitors. The lights in the city make stargazing difficult so the designers wanted to implement the qualities of the outdoors into the design of the building with two huge cones oriented toward the sky in a manner…

Faena District Miami Beach by OMA

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Jul 2016 9:59 am | Other

There is a large scale development project for the Miami Beach which will transform the area into an artistic, cultural and residential landmark and since the project is of gigantic proportions there are several architectural practices which will be employed to take care of its parts. An international creative hub will be developed by Alan Faena, the architectural practice of OMA will design the new Faena Bazaar and Park forging most of the cultural capital of the Collins Avenue and…

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

By : Dennis Franklin | 22 Jul 2016 9:49 am | Other

The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 is located in the Kensington Gardens of London and the wonderful structure was designed by the award-winning practice of Sou Fujimoto who is the youngest architect to accept the invitation to design such a structure at the event. At the age of 41, the architect is one of the best architects of his generation and the buildings Fujimoto designs take their inspiration from the organic structures found in nature, such as the forest, being a…

New Theatre in Santa Maria Port by Daroca Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 16 Jul 2016 9:36 am | Other

The New Theatre in Santa Maria Port was designed by the practice of Daroca Arquitectos in 2007 and it is located in Plaza del Polvorista, El Puerto, Cadiz, Spain in a venue chosen by the city. The intervention purpose of the building was a Cavalry Barracks and its bricks carved in lime and oyster stone were preserved with the intervention inserted into a container so that the old and the new architecture coexist to give room for the venues and…

National Theater of Equatorial Guinea by Independent Architectural Diplomacy

By : Dennis Franklin | 19 Jun 2016 7:19 am | Other

Equatorial Guinea is one of the smallest countries in Middle Africa spreading over only 28000 square kilometers and the city of Oyala has been chosen to become the capital of the country not only from a political point of view, but also as a symbol of its tradition and culture. The Independent Architectural Diplomacy practice designed the National Theater of Equatorial Guinea as a representation of the Guinean culture that can create an international impact and which also tries to…

Page 1 of 6712345...102030...Last »



Recent in: