Source: Afasia Photography: Aytaç Pekdemir Along the entry of the village, various historic buildings are to be found such as mansions or farmhouses. The concept of concentrated construction was achieved by building a multi-family dwelling for 6 families instead of the initial single-family house. The proportions of the existing buildings in the surrounding were therefore analyzed and applied on the new project. The
Source: David Chipperfield Architects Photography: Simon Menges As a continuation of Friedrich August Stüler’s forum architecture, the James-Simon-Galerie serves as the new entrance building for Museum Island, completing the ensemble between the Kupfergraben canal and the south-west façade of the Neues Museum. Together with the ‘Archaeological Promenade’, it forms the backbone of the masterplan that was developed in
Source: Atlas of places Photography: Johansen Skovsted – Rasmus Norlander The project for Ejerforeningen Nørrehus transformed the residents’ common courtyard from being a purely utilitarian space to being oriented towards leisure and community. The first stage dealt with all the surfaces, new planting and playground. The Second phase dealt with a new house for the common facilities including, room for prams, th
Fuente: Barceló Balanzó arquitectes Fotografía: Simón García | arqfoto El nuevo Instituto se sitúa en una parcela al límite del tejido de viviendas en el sector de las Aimerigues, en el umbral de un futuro crecimiento de ciudad y un área de parques de importantes dimensiones limitados por la calle de Icaria. La implantación se define desde la ubicación de los volúmenes de la edificación dentro de la parcela: un volum
Erskine built his own house near Djupdalen on a piece of ground given by a farmer who also lent his horse and sledge for transporting materials. The present day building is a copy of the original which is the property of the Swedish Architecture museum, it is situated close to Erskine’s present day home on the island Lovö to the west of Stockholm . The building is in principle a single room with dimensions 6m x
Source: 6a architects website Photography: Johan Dehlin & 6a architects Blue Mountain School unfolds behind the shimmering silver façade of this corner site on Redchurch Street. In the tradition of house museums, the building is a puzzle of rooms and uses, playing host to a fashion archive, exhibition spaces, a kitchen and wine room, a perfumery, listening spaces and various room sets by international designers.
AUTOCONSTRUCCIÓN. POR UNA AUTONOMÍA DEL HABITAR (ESCRITOS SOBRE URBANISMO, VIVIENDA, AUTOGESTIÓN Y HOLISMO) John F. C. Turner, Kathrin Golda-Pongratz, José Luis Oyon, Volker Zimmermann Esta selección de reflexiones de John F. C. Turner quiere acercar al lector en español escritos poco conocidos del arquitecto, textos que abarcan todo su recorrido vital y