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April, 2008


Ariu+Vallino Architetti Associati (Wednesday, April 30, 2008)
Profile of the Italian architecture firm Ariu+Vallino Architetti Associati, founded by Vincenzo Ariu and Sabrina Vallino.

Stefano Piraccini (Tuesday, April 29, 2008)
Profile of the Italian architecture firm founded by Stefano Piraccini.

SDG Architecture LLC (Tuesday, April 29, 2008)
Profile of the American architecture firm SDG Architecture LLC, led by Scott Feltheim.

sand_box (Tuesday, April 29, 2008)
Profile of the American architecture firm sand_box.

PINI & STRAULI ARCHITECTS (Tuesday, April 29, 2008)
Profile of the Italian architecture firm PINI & STRAULI ARCHITECTS.

MOM (Morar de Outras Maneiras/Living in Other Ways) (Saturday, April 26, 2008)
Profile of MOM (Morar de Outras Maneiras/Living in Other Ways), a research group based at the School of Architecture, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil.

The Jerde Partnership (Saturday, April 26, 2008)
Profile of the American architecture firm The Jerde Partnership.

Stephen Varady Architecture (Saturday, April 26, 2008)
Profile of the Australian architecture firm Stephen Varady Architecture.

Sweeney Architecture (Friday, April 25, 2008)
Profile of the American architecture firm Sweeney Architecture, led by Timothy Sweeney.

Planet 3 Studios Architecture Pvt. Ltd. (Tuesday, April 22, 2008)
Profile of the Indian architecture firm Planet 3 Studios Architecture Pvt. Ltd., led by Santha Gour Mattoo and Kalhan Mattoo.

Arq2g Arquitectura (Sunday, April 20, 2008)
Profile of the Chilean architecture firm Arq2g Arquitectura, founded by Marco Garate and Rafael Gomez.

Hierve-Diseneria (Wednesday, April 16, 2008)
Profile of the Mexican architecture firm Hierve-Diseneria, led by Alejandro Villarreal.

UArchitects (Wednesday, April 16, 2008)
Profile of the Dutch architecture firm UArchitects, led by Emile van Vugt and Misak Terzibasiyan.

Allard Architecture (Wednesday, April 16, 2008)
Profile of the Dutch architecture firm Allard Architecture, led by Allard Meine Jansen.

Berrel Kraeutler Architects (Sunday, April 13, 2008)
Profile of the Swiss architecture firm Berrel Kraeutler Architects.

Ellisse Srl Studio di Progettazione Integrata (Sunday, April 13, 2008)
Profile of the Italian architecture firm Ellisse Srl Studio di Progettazione Integrata.

Lime Interior Architecture & Design (Sunday, April 13, 2008)
Profile of the Maltese interior architecture and design firm Lime Interior Architecture & Design.

Roberto Marconi architetto (Sunday, April 13, 2008)
Profile of the Italian architecture firm founded by Roberto Marconi architetto.

gpa architecten bna (Sunday, April 13, 2008)
Profile of the Dutch architecture firm gpa architecten bna, led by Van Veen.

Centre for Education, Primary Level Learning and Living Cluster (Monday, April 07, 2008)
"The site for this project is one of the three pieces of land belonging to Sanjeevan Vidyalaya in Panchgani a hill station famous for its many residential schools." says Shirish Beri & Associates on Centre for Education, Primary Level Learning and Living Cluster.

Rijnboutt Van der Vossen Rijnboutt bv (Monday, April 07, 2008)
Profile of the Dutch architecture firm Rijnboutt Van der Vossen Rijnboutt bv.

Circle West Architects, P.C. (Monday, April 07, 2008)
Profile of the American architecture firm Circle West Architects, P.C.. led by Peter M. Koliopoulos.

Nili Portugali, Architect (Monday, April 07, 2008)
Profile of the Israeli architecture firm founded by Nili Portugali.

V.I.P Guest House for Bharati Vidyapeeth (Sunday, April 06, 2008)
"The common areas such as reception, waiting, living, dining, family lounge and sit out were to be designed spaciously.” says Shirish Beri & Associates on V.I.P Guest House for Bharati Vidyapeeth.

Zacatecas (Sunday, April 06, 2008)
"The street will become a street of lights by using glazed surfaces with different levels of transparency and translucency, reflecting sunlight. The project has 32 departments on 4 levels, in addition to the existing house that will be restored." says bgp arquitectura on Zacatecas.

National Centre for Cell Sciences, Pune (Main building) (Sunday, April 06, 2008)
"The NCCS is not a closed ivory tower institution - totally shut off and isolated from the outside world." says Shirish Beri & Associates on National Centre for Cell Sciences, Pune (Main building).

Taller HDX (Saturday, April 05, 2008)
"The guest's room skin is a red channeled plate that aims to create shadows on the box's surface, while contrasting with the deep surrounding vegetation." says bgp arquitectura on Taller HDX.

Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospital (Saturday, April 05, 2008)
"The brief was to design a large 30000 sq. m teaching hospital with almost free treatment for around thousand out patients and five hundred inpatients amidst an urban concrete surrounding. This hospital would not be fully air-conditioned, nor would it have all the expensive high end specifications of the expensive private, paying, super specialty hospitals." says Shirish Beri & Associates on Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospital.

Reforma Theater (Saturday, April 05, 2008)
"This is a restoration made in the interior of a theater, constructed in the middle of the last century by the architect Carlos Obregon Santacilia, as part of the main building for the Mexican Institute of Social Security." says bgp arquitectura on Reforma Theater.

Farm house at Nadhawade (Saturday, April 05, 2008)
"The farm was bought with the idea of creating an ecologically balanced environment with maximum use and recycling of local materials. The house has an organic quality with a unified interior space instead of segregated, isolated rooms." says Shirish Beri & Associates on Farm house at Nadhawade.

Luis Barragan House (Saturday, April 05, 2008)
"The project is located on a sloped site in the suburbs of the city of Guadalajara, with a fantastic view to a beautiful green area and the city." says bgp arquitectura on Luis Barragan House.

Mary Jeavons Landscape Architects (Saturday, April 05, 2008)
Profile of the Australian landscape architecture firm Mary Jeavons Landscape Architects.

Carlton Playground (Saturday, April 05, 2008)
"The design of the Carlton Gardens Playground is loosely based on the popular 19th century maze, with internal divisions featuring gaps, spaces and varying in height from ground level to a few feet, giving a unique sense of space and adventure." says Taylor Cullity Lethlean on Carlton Playground.

SDM Institute for Management Development (Friday, April 04, 2008)
"The objective was to impart quality education by not just imitating the western model but by creating new one in the Indian context. As an architect, my endeavor was to create spaces that would act as catalysts in this learning process." says Shirish Beri & Associates on SDM Institute for Management Development.

indigo architects (Friday, April 04, 2008)
Profile of the Indian architecture firm indigo architects, led by Uday and Mausami Andhare.

Massimo Giovannetti Architecture (Friday, April 04, 2008)
Profile of the Italian architecture firm Massimo Giovannetti Architecture.

Tree House (Thursday, April 03, 2008)
"The design and building of Tree House was a labor of love. Whitney Sander designed this house for his sister, her first house." says Sander Architects, LLC on Tree House.

New cinema Het Ketelhuis (Thursday, April 03, 2008)
"The inner volume contains two 50-seat film auditoriums at ground-floor level with a larger, 143-seat auditorium above them. The connection between these two levels is provided by a freestanding steel staircase that climbs outside of the volume." says Studio Ramin Visch on New cinema Het Ketelhuis

SVR4 Building (Thursday, April 03, 2008)
SVR4 Building, Alicante, Spain by Manuel Cerda Perez - MCP Arquitectura.

Volume B (Thursday, April 03, 2008)
"We used the materials in their extreme condition, such as visible concrete executed without any concern about precision or finishing." says Marcio Kogan Arquiteto (mk27) on Volume B.

Yabani (Thursday, April 03, 2008)
"The Yabani project was built to house a Japanese restaurant and bar on a 285 s.q.m site located at the edge of the Damascus road on the former demarcation line that separated East and West Beirut. The traces of shelling of the recent wars are highly visible on many of the adjacent buildings that are still squatted by refugees." says Bernard Khoury/DW5 on Yabani.

IFAL Theater (Thursday, April 03, 2008)
"The remodeling consisted of updating equipment, seats, all finishes and accessories to recover functionality and versatility to new programs." says bgp arquitectura on IFAL Theater.

Sapre residence (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
They (the clients) approached architect Shirish Beri to design this house that was special, that which would be attractive as well as friendly to their extended family of friends on a typical housing society plot of 15m x 30m.

Canberra Arboretum (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
"The concept for the Arboretum arises from a particular taxonomic strategy - from a method of curating and arranging trees, in an ordered collection, as though for a tree museum." says Taylor Cullity Lethlean on Canberra Arboretum.

Residence for a Sculptor 3 (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
"The dialog here is between fineness and unrefined, between an outward effortless presentation and the physical efforts that are required to present this." says Sander Architects, LLC on Residence for a Sculptor 3.

Fish - Still Lifes by Dutch and Flemish Masters 1550-1700 (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
"The exhibition was held in the museum's Stallen section, the former stables, with an area of 1100 m2. Besides still-lifes, the exhibits included preserved fish, mounted fish skeletons and antiquarian books." says Studio Ramin Visch on Fish - Still Lifes by Dutch and Flemish Masters 1550-1700."

Tetris apartments (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
"The building stands on the edge of the 650 apartments development which was finished a year ago." says Ofis arhitekti on Tetris apartments.

LGS House (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
LGS House, Valencia, Spain by Manuel Cerda Perez - MCP Arquitectura

Bercario Primetime (Primetime child learning center) (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
"This project is the first Brazilian nursery developed from a program specially directed for children aged from zero to 3 years, based on an exclusive educational concept.” Says Marcio Kogan Arquiteto (mk27) on Bercario Primetime (Primetime child learning center).

Schipper House (Wednesday, April 02, 2008)
"The house for the Schipper family in the Matterhornlaan in Venray forms part of an infill plan in the Veltum neighborhood, which involves adding six new plots at the end of the street. To the south, the property borders on the grounds of an existing house and to the west and the north, new houses have been built." says JSA (Jeroen Schipper Architecten Bv) on Schipper House

IB3 Building (Tuesday, April 01, 2008)
"Our design mission was developed around the shell and core principle which consists of designing the structure of the edifice, its facades and the common areas, leaving all the inhabitable surfaces to be partitioned and finished by the architects of the future owners of each residence." says Bernard Khoury/DW5 on IB3 Building.

Siemens - This is How Exhibition (Tuesday, April 01, 2008)
"The exhibition launch for the holistic new image of Siemens (the new slogan of 'This Is How…. Siemens') refreshes in the minds of the audience; the concept of a provocative, environmental and technical approach from Siemens - a company with global reach." says Arthur Chan (DPWT Design Ltd.) on Siemens - This is How Exhibition.

Habita (Tuesday, April 01, 2008)
"From a distance, the clean new facade appears to be an expressionless mask, but this impression is undone at closer range as the shadows of walkways and balconies and their inhabitation become visible." says bgp arquitectura on Habita.

The Australian Garden (Tuesday, April 01, 2008)
"The project seeks to stimulate visitors, in creative landscape compositions, using the diversity and potential of indigenous flora.", Taylor Cullity Lethlean on The Australian Garden.

Engineering College Building (Phase - I), Kolhapur Institute of Technology (Tuesday, April 01, 2008)
"The design responded to the ten acre sloping site's organic physical qualities and thus made the building fit snugly onto it. This shaping for the building according to the contours created many design opportunities and potentials at various levels - including a large stepped open air theatre in the centre." says Shirish Beri & Associates on Engineering College Building (Phase-I), Kolhapur Institute Of Technology.

Santa Monica Office (Tuesday, April 01, 2008)
"The radical-but-functional design is aimed at distinguishing the client from others in the field." says Sander Architects, LLC on Santa Monica Office.

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