How to Pick an Architect
Dec06

How to Pick an Architect

No matter what sort of work you are planning on doing – whether it’s a simple bedroom extension over the garage or you have a glorious spectacle of titanium architectural genius in mind – it is more than likely that you should employ the trained mind of an architect to help you out. Sometimes, it can seem like employing an architect might be an expensive waste of your money, especially in these current times of economic difficulties....

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Lovely Single Family Residence “Floating” above the Ground
Sep26

Lovely Single Family Residence “Floating” above the Ground

Located at the foot of the Vitosha Mountain near Sofia, Bulgaria, this 310 sq.m modern house is a residential project designed and projected by Bulgarian architectural company 4DA Ltd, one of the nominated works  by the Bulgarian Architects’ Association to compete for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award 2011. The briefing was to build a single family house fully exposed to the maximum amount...

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Future Learning Environments for Karolinska Institute in Sweden
Sep13

Future Learning Environments for Karolinska Institute in Sweden

Have you ever thought how does space space impact on learning? The architecture of the academic centers has traditionally been viewed as a means of satisfying utilitarian functionality, but in fact imposing architectural plans are more than just an accidental arrangement of space and building materials, they reflect distinctive educational assumptions and pedagogical objectives,  a particular approach to learning, or a...

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Outstanding Hotel Design to be Built in Lima, in front of the Pacific Ocean
Aug15

Outstanding Hotel Design to be Built in Lima, in front of the Pacific Ocean

Remarkable building silhouette, amazing location and exquisite amenities, this is the picture of the “Unbalanced Hotel” which will be built by OOIIO Architecture for a private client, an Latin American promoter, who wants to create an innovative and worldwide recognizable building with accessible investment. We’re sure that after you’ll see the following pictures, you’ll be as amazed as we by the design...

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New Spiritual Retreat on the Campus of Stanford University, USA
Aug12

New Spiritual Retreat on the Campus of Stanford University, USA

A refuge to go and take a break from the intensity of daily life and be fulfilled, this is the purpose that Windhover Contemplative Center in California, United States will have. Although its construction has been on the Stanford University’s agenda for about 15 years, only this year the project  received the final approval in June for both design approval and site, and it’s scheduled to be finished in spring 2014....

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Striking Building for the New Chiller Plant for Ohio State University Completed in June
Aug10

Striking Building for the New Chiller Plant for Ohio State University Completed in June

As part of the University’s Framework Plan for the Cannon Drive Corridor, Ohio State University South Campus Central Chiller Plant was recently completed by US practice Ross Barney Architects . Situated at the edge of campus, on a proeminent site, in a surface parking lot west of the College of Pharmacy, the new $72.5 m building now serves as an iconic anchor at an important pathway to the main campus. Designed to provide the new...

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