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W.I.N.D House by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Feb 2015 3:30 pm | Homes

The W.I.N.D. House located in Noord-Holland, The Netherlands was designed by the UNStudio in a rural setting and it incorporates sustainable solutions in a very modern architectural design that is filled with flexible features and home automation. The village is close to the sea and there is a wooded area in the vicinity, so the designers tried to create a dialogue with the landscape through an open expanse of floor to ceiling glass walls in the living areas. The private…

Theater De Stoep by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 11 Oct 2014 2:05 pm | Other

Theater De Stoep opened on the 9th of October 2014 and it functions as a prominent cultural venue in the city of Spijkenisse, The Netherlands, featuring a design created by the UNStudio with a composition that wants to bring together the disparate elements of the interior programs with the aid of a white roof shape that stands out above the lower glass volume. There are two separate auditoriums and the clients wanted to “create a world of illusion and enchantment”…

Pavilion + Underground Parking by UNstudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 Aug 2014 8:23 am | Other

The practice of Lodewijk Baljon Landscape Architects designed the an underground car park and pavilion located in a new city garden in Groningen, The Netherlands as an addition to the EEA  Tax Office Campus that was built in 2011. The pavilion spreads over two floors and is inside a large garden, offering a facade that connects aesthetically to the main building with glass curtain walls to ensure a good view of the surrounding natural landscape. The pavilion hosts fitness facilities,…

Hanwha Headquarters by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 25 Apr 2014 7:55 pm | Offices, Skyscrapers

The competition for the remodeling of the Hanwha Headquarters in Seoul, South Korea was won by the UNStudio and they proposed a tower which would reflect the Hanwha Group as one of the leading providers of environmental technology in the world. The project was created in collaboration with the Arup sustainability and façade consultant and with the landscape designer Loos Van Vliet. The main idea was to incorporate the philosophy of environmental consciousness into the architecture through interior spaces which…

Hanjie Wanda Square by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Dec 2013 8:42 am | Other

The Hanjie Wanda Square in Wuhan, China is a luxury shopping plaza and its façade and interior was designed by UNStudio with an aesthetic that combines contemporary and traditional elements to create an impressive structure. The façade tries to offer a dynamic aspect through the use of polished stainless steel and patterned glass which are crafted into nine spheres of different shapes which are placed into specific positions to create the impression of movement and reflection in water of the…

Kutaisi ‘King David the Builder’ International Airport by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 15 Nov 2013 9:41 pm | Airports

The Kutaisi International Airport was designed by the UNStudio to incorporate the historic landscape of Georgia and its architecture in a complete airport development that included the revision of the runway, landscape, the future development plans, the terminal building, offices, a meteorological station and the air traffic control tower. The airport is used by tourists, national politicians and international diplomats for domestic and international flights and thus it is a central hub targeting a million travelers next year. The design…

Ardmore Residence skyscraper in Singapore by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 14 Nov 2013 3:12 pm | Skyscrapers

The UNStudio architectural practice designed the Ardmore Residence skyscraper with an intricate façade composed of sliced windows and deep recesses and this project is located in Singapore on the 7 Ardmore Park. The skyscraper has a height of 135 meters and is an apartment block with 36 floors close to the Orchard Road shopping area. The project hosts a total of 58 apartments inside a building that tries to replicate the organic forms of nature while also maintaining a connection…

Nippon Moon by UNstudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 Sep 2013 7:49 pm | Other

Ferris Wheel Investment commissioned the UNstudio architectural practice to design a gigantic observation wheel in Japan as an amusement structure which is a popular form of entertainment in the country. The project’s name is Nippon Moon and it wants to offer a different experience through the use of a comprehensive interactive system which was developed with the aid of Experientia who assisted the project and did the research concerning the influence which the behavior of the users could have on…

SOHO Hailun Plaza by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 13 Aug 2013 10:21 am | Skyscrapers

The SOHO Hailun Plaza is located at the intersection of two of the metro lines in Shanghai, China and this offers a great access to public transport and thus an optimal setting for an office and retail space. The project has the shape of a tower with 33 floors and a height of 130 meters that also features several adjacent pavilions for various activities, mostly retail related. The design was finished in 2011 but the building is planned to be…

Tongzhou Central Business District by UNStudio

By : Dennis Franklin | 23 Jul 2013 6:22 am | Other

The UNStudio architectural practice designed their vision of the new business district of Tonghzou located 12 miles east of central Beijing which consists of several skyscrapers connected through aerial bridges. The entire project will have a building surface of 1 million square meters and the client is the Perennial Real Estate & Maxon Group. The design is still in the proposal status and it features six towers placed on a large podium with gardens and swimming pools on the bridges…

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