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Baths of Geronde by NAU Architecture and Drexler Guinand Jauslin Architects

By : lau | 31 Oct 2014 8:46 pm | Other

The historical outdoor Baths of Geronde, Switzerland were recently renovated by the practice of NAU Architecture in collaboration with Drexler Guinand Jauslin Architects to bring the bathing complex to contemporary standards and restore its relation to the nearby lake. There are boardwalks and stairs to ensure direct access to the lake and the entrance is an extension of the original site to create room for the new on-site service areas. There are ramps to permit the visitors to see the…

War Bunker Refurbishment by B-ILD

By : lau | 31 Oct 2014 7:45 pm | Other

The B-ILD architectural practice refurbished in 2014 this dilapidated war bunker into a small holiday home for two families to retreat during their vacations in the beautiful site of the Fort Vuren in the Netherlands. The project was a part of an advertising campaign for Famous office and the success of the refurbishment let to its being permanently open for accommodation being supported by the Dutch Commission for Monuments since it is a part of the Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie. The…

King Kong Hostel by Antonia Reif Architectuur and Scheurwater/Vandenhoven

By : lau | 29 Oct 2014 10:50 pm | Other

The practice of Antonia Reif Architectuur in collaboration with Scheurwater/Vandenhoven redesigned a former derelict block in Rotterdam, The Netherlands to transform it into the King Kong Hostel and the Ter Marsch & Co meat bar which revitalized the structure. The project also included several apartments which are located in the six former dilapidated houses and from the official opening, the Lonely Planet site considered the hostel as one of the top five reasons to visit the city. The exterior was…

Sishane Park by SANALarc

By : lau | 28 Oct 2014 10:58 am | Other

Sishane Park is a public space in Istanbul, Turkey and it was designed by the architectural practice of SANALarc in 2014 on a site that was formerly a park with a fire station connected to the waterfront. The park wants to create a dialogue between the views of the Beyoglu and Taralbasi Road with the Golden Horn flowers as well as providing a public space where cultural programs can be hosted. The geometry and terraces ensure sufficient spaces for the…

Esas Aeropark by Tabanlioglu Architects

By : lau | 27 Oct 2014 11:04 am | Other

The Esas Aeropark designed by the practice of Tabanlioglu Architects in 2013 is located on the Asian side of Istanbul, Turkey between two parallel roads and it is comprised of two separate buildings that adapt their height to the topography of the site. One structure has seven floors and the other has nine floors to host the office and residential floors as well as the Pegasus Airlines work areas. The residential units have a surface between 60 and 120 square…

Marco Polo Tower by Behnisch Architekten

By : lau | 25 Oct 2014 5:33 pm | Other

The Marco Polo Tower is next to the Unilever headquarters and both buildings were designed by the practice of Behnisch Architekten in HagenCity, Hamburg, Germany on the Elbe River with a height of 55 meters and a sculptural façade. The tower has 17 floors above ground and each of them was turned several degrees from the axis to ensure a complex exterior that allows a good view of the harbor and city skyline from each of the 58 apartments. The…

Lotus & Bamboo Tea Room by MINAX

By : lau | 25 Oct 2014 10:12 am | Other

This impressive tea room was created by the MINAX design studio for the 2014 China International Aquilaria Culture Exposition and Living Space Exhibition as the ultimate space to perform the tea ceremony with lotus and bamboo as the main elements. The project is made from 500 bamboo pieces with six centimeters in diameter and they have different heights to create a sculptural setting which follows the shape of the ellipsoid space placed inside a cube. The bamboos have spot lamps…

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…

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