Projects


Snack Bar

Snack Bar is an outdoor Chinese food and drinks stall located within the courtyard of the Paseo San Francisco shopping center in Cumbaya, Ecuador. The project was designed to be comfortable, secure, transparent, and easy to assemble. We avoided enclosing the space, due to the hot and dry local climate, as well as the heat [&hellip

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Red Wall

If you digit +31° 16’ 9.45”, +121°27’ 14.93” on Google Maps, a zenith scale view will appear of a rectangular building, characterized by a central patio with pedestrian bridges crossing it and a long flamboyant red wall which acts as a barrier to separate the internal areas from the noise of the elevated road which [&hellip

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Bursa Wholesale Greengrocers Market

Bursa was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and is today the center of manufacturing in Turkey, leading the field in the automotive and textile industries. But the city is also a natural wonder: it sits at the base of the 2.000 meter-high Uludağ mountain, which is the location of the country’s first ski [&hellip

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Sweetwater Spectrum

Sweetwater Spectrum is a new national model of supportive housing for adults with autism, offering life with purpose and dignity. Designed by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects, the 2.8-acre site provides a permanent home for 16 adults and their support staff. The four 3,250-square-foot four-bedroom homes include common areas as well as a bedroom and bathroom [&hellip

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The New Generation Youth and Community Centre

Working closely with Lewisham Council, its partners and young people,RCKa developed proposals to satisfy a funding brief for a “world-class” building; from the use of innovative sustainable construction and high-quality design to extensive participation of young people, whose involvement continued through the detailed design, construction, management and governance of the building and services. Central to this [&hellip

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Urban Farm at Pasona Tokyo

Urban Farm at Pasona Tokyo Headquarters is a nine story high, 215,000 square foot corporate office building for a Japanese recruitment company, Pasona Group, located in downtown Tokyo. It is a major renovation project consisting of a double skinned green facade, offices, an auditorium, cafeterias, a rooftop garden and most notably, urban farming facilities integrated [&hellip

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Multi-Story Car Park

Following the awarded competition entry for a new parking garage in the centre of Skopje, PPAG in cooperation with Milan Mijalkovic has been commissioned to build the façade of the Ulica Mito Hagjivasilev Jasmine parking garage. The City´s wish for a baroque façade is interpreted in a way that only can occur in the present [&hellip

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Restaurant Koi Sushi

SUSHI-KOI restaurant is located in the new area of bars and restaurants in the north of Aguascalientes City, Mexico. The design intent was to create a contemporary and very attractive building. The concept of the restaurant is Japanese food with lounge music. The face of the main facade is an abstraction of a bamboo forest, [&hellip

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Hotel Aitana IJdock

The urban plan for Westerdokseiland is one of the many plans of the municipality of Amsterdam for the rezoning of the extensive dock area at the IJ. The contract for a hotel with marina on the IJ is part of the master plan of Dick van Gameren and Bjarne Mastenbroek (Architect Group) for a complex with [&hellip

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Vias Cultural Center

Revaluation of existing identity A place designed to and from action as is the case of VIAS space, proposes a radical commitment due to the involvement of citizens in the construction of the city. The project rehabilitates an old railway structure to become a temporary laboratory for youth and cultural initiatives, and thus regenerate the [&hellip

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Caixa Ontinyent Cultural Center

The characteristic use of the building is cultural, mainly dedicated to the promotion of all kinds of cultural activities such as exhibitions, performances, concerts, conferences, representing the entrepreneurial spirit of the company. The building has two significant facades, one is historic and linked to the memory of all citizens, and the other is contemporary, overlooking [&hellip

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230 Halsey Street

Teachers Village at Four Corners is a mixed-use development envisioned for downtown Newark south of Market Street and west of Broad Street. Teachers Village, which will encompass seven new buildings and the restoration of the existing Calumet Building structure, includes Workforce Housing, Charter Schools and small to mid-scale retail located along Halsey Street between Branford [&hellip

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Australian Red Cross Blood Service Melbourne Processing Centre

The $90M Melbourne Processing Centre provides the Victorian and Tasmanian chapter of the Australian Red Cross Blood Service with a new state of the art headquarters. The facility is housed within the shell of an existing 1920s warehouse, originally constructed as a Morris Minor assembly factory in West Melbourne. The existing brick warehouse building with [&hellip

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Multifunctional Museum Complex in Yaroslavl

Revitalization of the stadium “Spartak” in the historical center of Yaroslavl (UNESCO Zone)   Address: The territory of the “Spartakovets Stadium”, Yaroslavl, Russia Area: 2,6 ha Project year: 2013   The project is created within the framework of the Official competition of the Yaroslavl International Architecture Biennale “Spartacus alive”. The goal of the contest is [&hellip

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interior at jaipur

residential interiors at jaipur <a href=”http://www.frontdesk.co.in/forum/”>FDArchitects Forum</a> is an independent platform for everyone interested in sharing knowledge, insights, facts, images and above all enthusiasm about the built environment. Everything that makes our cities interesting is part of our scope. It is sustained by a great number of staffers and students from all over the world [&hellip

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Hiroshima Park Restrooms: Absolute Arrows

Hiroshima City Planning chose the design from a competition to be the standard.It is the unique public project that approximately 5 restrooms are mass-produced in parks per year as regular design of the city. First of all, I considered that what should embed in “city”. I was aware of designing “multitude” strongly, which is not [&hellip

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The Hintonburg Six

The development consists of 6 new homes in the neighbourhood of Hintonburg. The four detached and one semi-detached buildings replace a former single detached dwelling and garage which occupied the 600 m2 lot. Each home is 100 m2 and is built on a 100 m2 lot. The buildings are 2 storys, with a partial third [&hellip

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Art Warehouse

Between olive, oleander and cypress trees on a plot of 4,000 m2 and a few meters from his home in Dilesi, Boeotia, the ancient Delion, Greece, started building the new workshop of painter and sculptor Alexandros Liapis. A part of the landscape was incorporated in the sculpture gallery in the open space, hosting the artist’s [&hellip

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The Pavilion at Library of Birmingham

Centrepiece of the dramatic lobby of the new Library of Birmingham is a temporary pavilion created by Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan. The Pavilion is a multifunctional structure designed to house an 18 week programme of creative residencies for the Discovery Season. Artists, film makers, book makers and a range of other creatives will set [&hellip

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Danish Summer House

Village House Powerhouse Company was asked to design a weekend house for a young family in northern Sjælland, Denmark. Village House is an exploration on the possibilities of the Summer cabin, the traditional Danish vacation home. While keeping the cabin’s footprint small, spatial as well as sustainable, there is a wide range of spatial possibilities, [&hellip

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Metalsa Center for Manufacturing Innovation

A 100,000 square foot vacant parcel located within a new Research and Technology Innovation Park developed by the Mexican government. The site is also adjacent to the Monterrey, Mexico airport and adjoins a natural habitat area. Program: A 55,000 square foot research lab, office and industrial testing facility serving an automotive industry client who designs [&hellip

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The Maze Apartments

Conceptual Framework The Maze Apartments is a five-storey building comprising 32 one- and two-bedroom apartments. The concept behind its facade evolved through the exploration of graphic patterns and how they could be manifested in contemporary architecture. During conceptual design, works by artists, such as Helmut Federle and Sol LeWitt, as well as diagrams and patterns, [&hellip

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Vroenhoven Bridge

The bridge is a stayed structure with a total length of 195 m. Its deck consists of two lanes of 3.25m width with adjacent pedestrian and cycle routes. The total width of the bridge deck is 18,5m. The main structural bridge system consists of two steel beams with variable height. The form varies according to [&hellip

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Kielder Observatory

The astronomical observatory, won in competition in 2005, was completed for the Kielder Partnership in May 2008 and has been acclaimed by architectural critics, the astronomical community and the public. The first observatory to use a ‘land pier’ form and all-timber construction, it houses two permanent telescopes and is designed to suit amateurs and professional [&hellip

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Padarie

Established in a two stories building, this project started with three main guidelines: order, zoning and intelligent flows. The ground floor houses the costumer’s area and some support facilities: the tearoom, the store, the cashier, the counter, the restrooms, a small backyard, the storage room, a small kitchen and the locker rooms and bathrooms for [&hellip

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Aéroville

Mixed-use retail and entertainment hub at the Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport. In January 2010, Unibail-Rodamco, Europe’s leading listed commercial property company, appointed Philippe Chiambaretta/PCA with the design and implementation of a major retail and leisure center in the airport zone of Roissy-Charles de Gaulle: Aéroville. Inspired by the imagination of the airport and the movements [&hellip

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Brown Vujcich

This house is located on a narrow urban site in the heart of Herne Bay. Tight site controls and a sloping site resulted in a long narrow building form that steps down the slope of the site.   A main features of the house is the entry which is reached by a bridge that crosses [&hellip

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Comida y Luz & Comida y Pan

The cafeteria and the restaurant Comida y Pan and Comida y Luz are set in the “Executive Building”, which was designed by the Spanish architects NO.MAD.   As part of the selection procedure we were commissioned by the Comida-Crew to develop and create a project idea. When this happened, the architecture of the building was [&hellip

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Lycée Albert Einstein

The High School Albert Einstein, Brassens site, is a vast building of the 60’s. Built following a strict and repetitive pattern, it is composed of large linear buildings from 60 to 80 m length and large metallic workshops surrounded by large dilated and unattractive space. Site’s analysis shows several functional gaps. Today it is important [&hellip

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Shenzhen Stock Exchange HQ

The essence of the stock market is speculation: it is based on capital, not material. The Shenzhen Stock Exchange is conceived as a physical materialization of the virtual stock market: it is a building with a floating base, representing the stock market – more than physically accommodating it. Typically, the base of a building anchors [&hellip

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Saint-Guénolé Abbey of Landévennec

The Abbey of St Guénolé has been renovated in continuity with its history, function and unity. Comprising a nave, a monks’ choir and a sanctuary, the building is organized according to the geometry around its west-east axis and a rhythm governing the whole composition. In the monks’ choir, the community is seated in an open [&hellip

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Pico Place

Pico Place is a 32-unit LEED Platinum affordable apartment building consisting of 2 and 3-bedroom family units with a common laundry room, community room and subterranean parking. The project provides a connection between the tall Sheraton hotel to the east and the beach to the west by placing the building volume on each side of [&hellip

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Saint-Francois-de-Molitor Church

Christianity, the religion of incarnation, believes in the sacred nature of all creation. The new Saint-François-de-Molitor Church incorporates this ascendancy of the sacred through the use of light and materials heavy with significance, combining the sensorial aspect of stone and wood with the spirituality of light. The seat of a new parish, the building is [&hellip

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25 Hours Hotel Vienna

A hotel is a hotel is a hotel just for tourists. Wrong! The new 25hours Hotel, located near Vienna’s MuseumsQuartier, is by no means just a pretentious structure offering accommodation for a well-heeled foreign clientele. Since opening its doors in early 2013, this centrally located hotel has become a popular spot for all – especially [&hellip

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New Landmark in Copenhaguen

The central location in Buddinge was ideal for a corporate headquarters, and schmidt hammer lassen architects has worked closely together with MOE during development of the project. ”For MOE, it was important that the spirit of the building supported their corporate brand. Already from the first sketches, they talked about dynamics and synergy. From there, [&hellip

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IPMB Project

The administration building of the IPMB firm is located on the main road of the village Konárovice close to the town of Kolín. The building form is a simple block which is undercut in two places in order to have atrium. The lower floor works as a service base for the construction company, while the [&hellip

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Women’s Opportunity Center

On a two-hectare site in Rwanda, the most densely populated country in Africa, the Women’s Opportunity Center is empowering one small community and, in turn, rewriting our role as designers. One hour from the Rwandan capital of Kigali, Kayonza is like much of this strife-torn nation: a place with few means but great promise. In [&hellip

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Raasay Hall

Previously the village hall of the Isle of Raasay, on the Scottish west coast, was housed in the west wing of Raasay House, a nearby mansion historically owned by Clan Macleod.  Anyone wishing to attend a concert, talk or ceilidh had to be able to climb 2 flights of stairs and withstand the cold. The [&hellip

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Walnut Street Tiny House

This tiny house is a home for myself, my wife, and our cat.  It has an open plan with high ceilings and a loft over the full bath and a closet area.  The full kitchen fills the length of the south wall to facilitate cooking and canning which are important to us.  The living, dining, [&hellip

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