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Author Archive for Al Hilal

Control Your Pests: Indoors and Out

Spring is around the corner and your garden will start coming alive again. The sun will shine, spring rains will pour down, and your home will get a fresh infusion of new life. It also means that insects and pests will begin waking from their winter sleep and reproducing everywhere.
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Feuerstein Arena in Schierke / by GRAFT

In Schierke, a district of Wernigerode at the foot of the Harz Mountains in Germany, GRAFT has renovated a listed natural ice rink. The project is awarded with the German Design Award 2019.
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Departamento Vertice, Estado de Mexico / by ARCO Arquitectura Contemporanea

A home that includes all its inhabitants is the project that ARCO Arquitectura Contemporanea´s team did for this project. The basic rules of universal design answered all the needs for a person that uses a wheel chair creating the ideal ambiance where everyone can fully enjoy the whole space.
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Modern Bathroom Design Guide

Now that it’s a new year you’re probably wondering, what does a modern bathroom look like in 2019? This is a great question. Bathroom design is always evolving, and 2019 is no different. We’re seeing less and less of the all white and chrome, sterile, and honestly boring modern bathrooms of previous years.
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The Future of Steel Buildings

If you are currently debating building a new home, barn, industrial building, or even an airplane hangar, steel is the building material you should consider. A prefabricated steel building can be designed to suit whatever your needs are, and a prefab building is cheaper and faster to construct than a building made of traditional materials. Customers who order steel building kits generally receive their buildings within just a few short weeks, and they are put together 50 percent faster than putting up a building made from traditional materials.
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Boarding School Bolivia / by CODE

The Bella Vista boarding school was planed and built during the second building phase of the Agronomy Campus near Cochabamba, Bolivia. The vocational center provides a perspective to juveniles from extremely poor families in Bolivia that goes beyond the common subsistence level of agriculture. CODE and Prof. Ralf Pasel at TU Berlin’s department for Design and Building Construction is dedicated to an interdisciplinary, long-term project in the Andean village Bella Vista, Bolivia, aiming to develop local solutions against poverty as well as finding solutions to global issues such as increasing urbanization and rural depopulation.
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The New City, Oostende / by C.F. Møller Architects in collaboration with BRUT

Revitalisation of old social housing neighbourhood in Belgium by innovative and sustainable architecture.
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Georgian Railway Head Offices in Tibilis / by GRAFT

As part of an innovative business corridor in the northern area of Tbilisi’s city centre, GRAFT developed a masterplan for the Didube Chughureti District that creates a scenic and dynamic landscape and a healthy work environment with a wide range of activities for visitors and residents. The development comprises a series of buildings that vary in scale and composition, reorganizing the site while meshing with the existing urban fabric.
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