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 Peter Mokaba Stadium  2010 South African World Cup: By Prism Architect   Schalke van der Merwe   Sam Manyathela BSc

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 »

Nest twin homes in Schio (Vicenza) by Luisa Fontana

Posted by admin On November - 16 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

Nicolli Nest 2a 453x300 Nest twin homes in Schio (Vicenza) by Luisa Fontana

Nest is an exclusive residential complex, designed by the architect. Luisa Fontana, consisting of two buildings with outbuilding, located in a hilly area with trees. The two buildings “twins” are in the glass and the main factors in the movement of their architectural aesthetics.

Customer needs were those of employers get two units, for himself and his daughter, with their dependance of service, which were both connected and isolated from each other to ensure maximum privacy. Luisa Fontana decides to designing residential spaces along the lines of level and puts the pool in the only existing natural plateau in the center area, which becomes the focus of the intervention. Cedar, magnolia and cypress trees as high as 30 feet to intersect the buildings that are space between the curves of the hill. Read the rest of this entry »

13 Dream Homes: Clingstone House, from 103 years facing over the ocean

The Clingstone House is a dream house that stands of 103 years on a small island in Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, with a wonderful ocean view.
This is a historical gem, built by St. Lovering Wharton and by the artist William Trost Richards, and completely made of natural wood. Most of interesting the fact that now owned to the architect Henry Wood and his family, whose members can enjoy the 23 rooms and three floors of timeless atmosphere. Read the rest of this entry »

Dream Homes: An eco-house with an edge

Posted by admin On November - 8 - 2010 ADD COMMENTS

19553 19 01 310625 Dream Homes: An eco house with an edge

Spacious, bright, open spaces, large windows (60% of the ground floor facade is made of glass), interesting perspectives and a complex, vividly drawn shaped structure with many square meters of outdoor space – since energy efficiency is only possible if insulation, ventilation and heating systems designed and successive are matched.

The energy concept of architect David Pemsel (dp architectural building biology, Nuremberg) comprises a solar system, a layer tank for hot water and heating water, an air heat pump, controlled ventilation and a fire with water bags and of course a highly insulating building envelope. So that the house comes at a heating demand of only 18 kWh (m² a), the average usage for single family houses in Germany is about 170 kWh (m² a). Read the rest of this entry »

projects restaurant 1b Luxury Hotel in Morocco designed by the daughter of Mick Jagger

Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick Jagger, Philippe Starck designed for the residences of the Baglioni Hotel in Morocco.
Luxury Homes Hotel Baglioni in Morocco designed by the daughter of Mick Jagger.
A boutique hotel and residential resort in Morocco, where they worked in teams Jade Jagger for Yoo by Philippe Starck Studio with Studio A.
The project combines traditional Moroccan architecture with contemporary design objects and includes: Read the rest of this entry »

1275932817 img 4668 bearb 1000pix 72dpi 528x528 House V21K07 Leiden, Netherlands By Pasel.Kuenzael Architects

This house is a reinterpretation of the historic home in the Netherlands that it is located in the historical center of Leiden university district.Reverses the typical role of traditional housing in order to increase solar gain within the spaces.
This area be facing south-east and is integrated with the outside terrace on the top. With no walls of separation between these spaces, the interior offers generous views of the historic district of the city. Read the rest of this entry »