Seattle Central Library (Monday, July 31, 2006)
"The library represents, maybe with the prison, the last of the uncontested moral universes," explains OMA of their refreshingly original approach to its design, creating a building that whilst genetically modifying the typical high rise, emerges both contextual and iconic.
Short Stories 2006 (Monday, July 24, 2006)
The Short Stories 2006 exhibition set stage for a collaborative between architects Doriana & Massimiliano Fuksas and artist Mimmo Paladino, presenting a fascinating collection of limited-edition furnishing accessories and contemporary jewelry.
Massimiliano Fuksas architetto (Monday, July 24, 2006)
Massimiliano Fuksas architetto, is a firm that has to its credit, internationally acclaimed interior design, product design, and architectural projects.
Bruit Rose (Saturday, July 22, 2006)
Installed within a street light-box usually used for advertising, 'Bruit rose' displays numerically formatted information that is inspired by street activities; namely: ambient sounds in the environment as well as the movements of the passerby.
HEHE Association (Saturday, July 22, 2006)
Working out of France, HEHE Association is a design firm specializing in interactive, reactive and experimental architectural installations.
Luxury Village (Friday, July 21, 2006)
Luxury Village is an exclusive shopping street situated in a new urban development in the forests just outside of Moscow. In addition to 60 high end shops, such as Prada, Gucci, Rolls Royce and Yves Saint Lauren, the street acts as a 'spill out' for a luxury hotel and casino which will be completed in 2006.
West 8 urban design & landscape architecture b.v. (Friday, July 21, 2006)
Based out of Netherlands, West 8 is an urban design & landscape architecture firm established since 1987.
Stadt.haus (Thursday, July 20, 2006)
Municipal administration, civil services, a public library, an art gallery, classrooms for music lessons and evening school, a wedding room, office space, sports facilities and a multipurpose hall, create the multifunctional Stadt.haus.
J. MAYER H. Architects (Thursday, July 20, 2006)
Profile of J. MAYER H. Architects, Berlin, Germany -- led by Jurgen Mayer H.
Casa Da Musica (Wednesday, July 19, 2006)
"This century has seen an architecturally frantic attempt to escape from the tyranny of the notorious "shoe-box" shaped concert hall", says OMA. Their recently completed "Casa Da Musica" addresses this claim in an innovative way.
OMA (Wednesday, July 19, 2006)
The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) was founded by Rem Koolhaas in 1975 together with Elia and Zoe Zenghelis and Madelon Vriesendorp. Having won many prestigious awards, OMA has built many critical projects world wide.
Busan Cinema Complex (Tuesday, July 18, 2006)
Coop Himmelb(l)au's proposal for the Busan Cinema Centre and home of the Pusan International Film Festival suggests a new intersection between public space, cultural programs, technology and architecture to create identifiable landmarks within the urban landscape acting as icons of contemporary culture.
Coop Himmelb(l)au (Tuesday, July 18, 2006)
Profile of the Austrian architecture firm Coop Himmelb(l)au, founded by Wolf D. Prix and Helmut Swiczinsky.
Private Retreat (Monday, July 17, 2006)
Yaafur, Syria is known for its harsh desert climate of excessively hot days and cool nights. Located in the midst of this desert, the private retreat was a challenge to create a gathering space capable of hosting up to 300 people.
Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture (Monday, July 17, 2006)
Profile of Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture, Broumana, Lebanon.
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