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Archive for July, 2019

Panorama, a 30-storey Retirement Complex in Quebec / by ACDF Architecture

Panorama is a balanced beacon of sophisticated architecture and performance criteria.

ACDF Architecture, a firm recognized for its seamless integration of iconic structures into formidable landscapes, is proud to unveil Panorama, a 30-storey retirement complex on the banks of Rivière des Prairies in Sainte-Dorothée, Quebec. The first of four senior residences being developed in collaboration with Group Sélection, Panorama is a 286-unit retirement complex comprised of three overlapping components, including 206 apartments, 48 condominiums and a 32-room patient care unit integrated into the tower’s two-storey horizontal podium.
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How To Choose The Best Gifts For Architects

If you have a partner or friend who studies architecture, choosing the perfect gift for them can be a hard nut to crack. Conventional gifts such as belts and perfumes might fail to tickle their fancy. Rather than leaving you in a conundrum, this challenge should prompt you to think outside the box.

Today, there’s a variety of cool gifts you can purchase for architects. For instance, this remarkable array of architect gifts by giftgeek will inspire you and spark your creativity. These gifts are affordable, so you won’t have to break the bank trying to impress your architect friends.
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Rockford Public Schools K-5 Prototype School: Architecture as Community / by CannonDesign

Rockford’s new prototype school is designed with students for students.

Children are a segment of the population with essentially zero political power. Any power they do hold is by proxy. The process and resulting solution for Rockford Public Schools’ new K-5 prototype school pivots this dynamic, designing with students rather than for them. This architecture is community.
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Lafonce • Maxone — A Free Hall of Knowledge / by Gonverge Interior Design

Located at the center of China, Xi’an has been the capital of multiple dynasties for over 1,000 years and formed a profound cultural system. And it is now bearing the mission for the renaissance of the Chinese civilization and cultural confidence as an important place for education. Such background endows the city with the capability to incubate cultural and creative projects and pioneer in the culture and commerce integration.
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Cyrus Tang Foundation Center in Suzhou, China / by UAD

As the headquarters of Cyrus Tang Foundation (CTF) in mainland China, the project is a complex which integrates multiple functional spaces, including the foundation’s offices, a museum for displaying various gifts that the foundation has received, and spaces for holding exchange activities with its college members, including exhibitions, conferences, and training, etc.
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Cichy House / by TOPROJEKT

The fairly long plot lies in the North-South direction parallel to the motorway A1 at a distance of about 100 m, this makes the site vulnerable to noise from the highway.
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Startup Solutions – 5 Ways The Virtual Office Benefits A New Business

Depending on the industry, starting a new business can be an absolutely staggering enterprise. There are just so many things that you need to take care of and it is nearly impossible to do it all alone. For the entrepreneur who is just starting out, you will need some help to give you an advantage over your competition.
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An Architectural Masterclass or a Project that was a Huge Gamble?

Ever thought about designing a casino and being able to build what will become a multi-million-dollar empire? Imagine you have all the tools and free reign as a designer, how will it look, will there be a core theme, color scheme, perhaps a philosophy? There have been many concepts put forward, inviting modern, futuristic and old-age designs, though of the many, lots, no matter how beautiful, still remain on paper. There are some, however, which have won-over owners and have become the most daring, complex and inspiring developments that house within them a world of casino entertainment.
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