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La Brea Affordable Housing by Patrick Tighe

By : lau | 23 Oct 2014 4:47 pm | Homes, Other

The architect Patrick Tighe in collaboration with John V. Mutlow created the La Brea Affordable Housing project in West Hollywood, California in 2014 and is comprised of mix-use spaces with low prices for the former homeless LGBT youth and for people with disabilities. The building has a total surface of 50000 square feet and is placed to the north of the Santa Monica Boulevard in the City of West Hollywood. There are 32 apartments in total with a central courtyard…

Door19 by ArtKvartal

By : lau | 22 Oct 2014 8:06 pm | Other

Door19 is a restaurant, modern art gallery and bar all at the same time and it is located on the last floor of ArtHouse on 19 Serebryanicheskaya, Moscow, Russia with a design created by the ArtKvartal architectural practice. The project wants to bring the best street artists in Moscow and Europe together to decorate the uninhabited penthouse of the new ArtHouse building with ceilings of 12 meters in height. The setting was highly popularized by the Moscow press and even…

Interactive playground at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium by Broadway Malyan

By : lau | 22 Oct 2014 5:50 pm | Other

This modular playground concept is located just outside of the new Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in the city of Al Ain in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and it was designed by the Broadway Malyan architectural practice in collaboration with Dan Schreibman, the founder of Free Play. The project is easy to customize and the play pieces follow the state of the art fittings of the stadium. The fine details of installation, shipment and layout were carried out with the…

Abu Dhabi Central Market by Foster + Partners

By : lau | 22 Oct 2014 2:37 pm | Other

The Abu Dhabi Central Market was designed in 2014 by the architectural practice of Foster + Partners in one of the oldest parts of the city and thus the main source of inspiration was the traditional architecture of the region but with a modern twist that wants to provide an alternative to the shopping mall. The central market combines luxury boutiques with food markets and craft shops as in the traditional souks and these experiences are all brought together into…

Dear Jingumae Project by Amano Design Office

By : lau | 21 Oct 2014 6:45 pm | Other

The Dear Jingumae Project is a conversion of a 25 year old office building on a back street of the Shibuya special ward of Tokyo, Japan and it was created in 2014 by the Amano Design Office to facilitate the commercial functions of the building. The project has a façade that makes it stand out from the nearby buildings as a way of branding to attract future tenants and the decorative frame structure was removed to leave the primary shape…

Mulini Beach by Studio 3LHD

By : lau | 20 Oct 2014 8:05 pm | Other

The Mulini Beach is an extension of the public area and promenade that connects the city of Rovinj, Croatia to the Punta Corrente park and it was designed by the Studio 3LHD in 2014. The project exits from the center of the city to go through the front of the Monte Mulini, Lone and Eden hotels with rich green forested areas protecting it. The sea level in the area varies according to the time of day with approximately 80 cm…

Streetdome by CEBRA and Glifberg + Lykke

By : lau | 18 Oct 2014 8:13 pm | Other

Streetdome is a fusion of architecture, design and landscaping, with an aesthetic created through the collaboration between the CEBRA architectural practice and Glifberg + Lykke to design a project that brings together the park along the waterfront of Haderslev, Denmark. The streetdome spreads over a surface of 1500 square meters with a 4500 square meter skatepark and its design started in 2011 to bring a new level of unorganized sports into the city by the creation of a huge open…

parking garage by vaumm arkitektura

By : lau | 18 Oct 2014 4:59 pm | Other

This parking garage was designed by the practice of Vaumm Arkitektura in the Galtzaraborda neighborhood of Renteria, Spain which was build during the 1960s after which a large industrial development began in the areas which led to a need for housing and thus the urbanism was deficient since there wasn’t sufficient public space. The designers created this complex structure in a central plot to solve the parking issues while also improving the infrastructure so that the circulation needs would be…

Carré Seine by Pietri Architectes

By : lau | 17 Oct 2014 5:32 pm | Other

The practice of Pietri Architectes was commissioned in 2009 to design a mixed-use project that would meet the environmental quality charter (ISSEO) and would host a hotel as well as residential apartments located across the Seine River in the town of Issy-les-Moulineaux. The project is called Carre Seine and it iscomprised of several buildings with a carefully considered solar orientation, high performance insulation, a green roof and loggias that act as outdoor spaces for the residents. The sustainable features meet…

Zorlu Center by Emre Arolat Architects

By : lau | 17 Oct 2014 4:43 pm | Other

The Zorlu Center located in Zincirlikuyu, Turkey was designed in 2013 by the practice of Emre Arolat Architects offering a multipurpose building at the junction between the Bosphorus Bridge European and the Buyukdere area connecting the center of the city with the Maslak business district. The large project begins with the boulevard level which hosts a public square and then rises to the south and east with two arms being separated through differences in level so that the separation of…

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