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Archive for June, 2011

S.S.P.L.I.T. House, New Orleans / by Ed Seymour

S.S.P.L.I.T. House (Sustainable Solutions Platform for Living Interaction & Tradition) / by Ed Seymour

The S.S.P.L.I.T. House (Sustainable Solutions Platform for Living Interaction & Tradition) is a sustainable design proposal for the ‘Broadmoor Neighborhood’ in New Orleans in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina. It is ‘Small, Affordable & Green’ and proposes eco-friendly, innovative solutions to its inhabitants. This proposal was published by my architecture school, Florida International Univ., in the book ’2 Cities, 2 Projects, 1 Goal’ and successfully entered the USGBC Natural Talent Competition in 2010.
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Masterplan of Minapolitan City Karangantu, Indonesia / by Tapak Bumi

Masterplan of Minapolitan City Karangantu, Indonesia / by Tapak Bumi

Old Bantam (Banten Lama) is experiences museum where every spots have evidence of the distinguished historical port and well designed as the famous port city in the Dutch East Indies that was glorius in 16th – 17th century AD. Karangantu Harbor is a part of Old Bantam which spead up to 1,500 meters whether the 30 meters wide and 7 meters depth.
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Pegan Petkovšek National Gymnastics Centre, Slovenia / by Enota

Pegan Petkovšek National Gymnastics Centre, Slovenia / by Enota

The National Gymnastics Centre Pegan Petkovšek is part of the comprehensive renovation of Svoboda Sports Park in Ljubljana. It is the first of the three sports halls that are to be built on the western edge of a belt between an access street on one side and a large greened park layout with sports grounds on the other. The building of the gymnastics centre is placed on the northernmost part of this belt. The northern and western edge of the building reference the building line regulated by the spatial acts, which also stipulate the greatest built ratio and the height of the building. The strict urbanistic regulations necessitate a very compact design that allows for little deviation.
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Office Interior of Aegis, London / by Mansfield Monk

Office Interior of Aegis, London / by Mansfield Monk

This design for the office interior of Aegis, the utility and energy mutual insurance company, reflected the company’s new branding and identity with striking finishes. The scheme, including a large reception, meeting room suite and both open plan and cellular working areas, is designed to accommodate the company’s projected growth needs.
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Fashion & Art Graduate School, Israel / by Chyutin Architects

Fashion & Art Graduate School, Israel / by Chyutin Architects

The Fashion and Art Graduate School building marks the main entrance to the college compound, and sits on the campus central square. Its ground floor opens onto the square such that the square seems to be a part the entrance foyer. The building is intended to bring together students from various disciplines. In planning the building, as in planning the entire campus, emphasis was placed on creating spaces where meetings and interactions can take place between the school’s various disciplines.
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Courtyard House in Guan Shu Yuan Hutong, Beijing / by Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

Courtyard House in Guan Shu Yuan Hutong, Beijing / by Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

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The project calls for the renovation of a small courtyard house in Guan Shu Yuan Hutong, Beijing, which is located between the famed Yonghe Tibetan Temple and the historical Imperial Academy. The client is an art collector from Shanghai, whose wish is to reinvent this “pocket-house” into a gallery with a “Shanghai ambiance” for his ceramic art works.
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Shanghai Nanjing Rd. Pedestrian Kiosks / by Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

Shanghai Nanjing Rd. Pedestrian Kiosks / by Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

Equipped with hybrid programming, these kiosks take on the notion of “micro-urbanism”. Through the carefully controlled formal theme and variations, the twelve kiosks as a whole compose a unique urban landscape. The art-deco inspired custom-made pattern glass panels echo the historic architecture of the neighborhood. With solar panels on the roof supplying 180 watts per hour of exterior LED lighting, the kiosks become new environmental prototypes.
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Dongguan Toy Warehouse / by Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

Dongguan Toy Warehouse / by Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

The large singular massing of the warehouse forms a stark contrast with the multiplicity of this typical industrial neighborhood. Merely a container clad with a layer of metallic skin, the building becomes a logistic “transformer” through a careful spatial arrangement.
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