Danish architects BIG are on a roll , right now have won the competition ( by invitation ) for the designing of the new National Gallery of Greenland , located in the capital city Nuuk , and have done it unanimously passing through over six other proposals Scandinavian architects groups ( Snøhetta , Heikkinen – Komonen , … ) . The fact is that should be recognized that BIG are experts in making architectural that functions as an icon -object , and based on there ‘ fun ‘ a bit . We were very positively surprised that this time the roof of the building is only that , the cover .
Peter Mokaba Stadium 2010 South African World Cup: By Prism Architect – Schalke van der Merwe – Sam Manyathela BSc
On May - 20 - 2016 ADD COMMENTS
Peter Mokaba Stadium one of the five new stadiums built for the 2010 World Championship, designed by Prism Architects, Schalk van der Merwe and Sam Manyathela BSc, is located in the Peter Mokaba Sports Complex. Peter Mokaba The new stadium was built next to the old stadium in Polokwane, Limpopo province. Located about five miles from downtown, now has a capacity of 45,000 spectators. The shape of the large concrete structure is inspired by a place called Baobab tree with a steel structure that holds the flat roof from every corner of the stadium, and supported in some logs that sit on the vertical circulation ramps . The facilities have been organized to provide easy access, parking and circulation of the fans who attend matches as both rugby football that can play inside. Read the rest of this entry »
On April - 19 - 2016 ADD COMMENTS
Curvilinear walls covered with Chinese ceramics on the campus of the Academy of the Arts in China. CAFA Art Museum in Beijing China, by Arata Isozaki & Associates. The curved walls of the exterior of CAFA Art Museum, located at the northeast corner of the campus of the Chinese Academy of Arts (CAFA) is lined with classic Chinese ceramics. Read the rest of this entry »
Dream and Fly is a concept of micro-hotel for hours. Inspired by the nature of a matrix, this space is intended to convey a feeling of protection, in contrast to the movement and agitation of the outside world – a world of four dimensions, static, but dynamic as the safety, comfort, tranquility and isolation are the features in this hotel of micro bubbles. Ideal for areas with large concentrations of people such as airports, seaports, events, resorts, fairs, where mobility is necesaria.Dirigido passengers in transit, airports, safaris, macro events with no time to travel to the nearest hotel. The bubbles are small luxury rooms with a bathroom and bedroom, offering a new kind of comfort, high technology, reduction to the essentials, and low cost.
On April - 8 - 2016 ADD COMMENTS
The plot chosen for the new municipal kindergarten Moncada, lies north of the village, in the expansion area, and surrounded mainly of residential building. Rectangular geometry with a slight slope to the south, occupies an entire block of 1,346 m2. The program of demands eight classrooms with their own toilets, a multipurpose room, kitchen, office, staff room, annexes, and playground. The idea was understanding the building as a small courtyard house, where all interior spaces are closed at the immediate environment dominated the traffic, and will turn the school’s own outdoor spaces. The patio should be understood as an extension of the interior spaces, enabling and enhancing the relationship between interior and exterior. Read the rest of this entry »
On February - 28 - 2016 ADD COMMENTS
The new Conservatory of Bilbao is located in a free block, at the district of Deusto, where it coexists with with a major subway station, clearly displayed manifested in its shell glass. Because of the possibility of intervention in all the surrounding space, the proposal is tightened built a close relationship with the topography of the site, looking for more integration and consolidation of the urban environment, a singular role. Because, in fact, we’re talking about an educational center, where you should organize a comprehensive range of classes, workshops, practice rooms, etc, including an auditorium for 400 people.The primary plot of the project, after determined its location at the bottom line of the block, was to express the natural slope of the entire Square across the deck itself, so the building came with the urban space in its leaning expression. Read the rest of this entry »