Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre by OODA Architects (PRT)

The aim of the competition for the Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre was to establish a proposal for a centre fully equipped with adequate technology and facilities in order to be prepared against a disaster that may affect Istanbul and to develop public consciousness about the disasters in general and specifically about earthquakes. Along […]


New VVIP Terminal – (Infrastucture)

City: AMSTERDAMAddress: Schiphol AirportArchitect: VMX Architects


International 2011 Piranesi Awards

Courtesy of Marte.Marte Architekten Piran Days of Architecture (PDA) is an international architectural conference with one of the oldest traditions in the world. First presented in 1983 it is held every year at the end of November in the charming, medieval Slovene town Piran. The aim of the conference is to asses current trends in […]


Tabuaço Municipal Pools / Topos Atelier de Arquitectura

© Xavier Antunes Architects: Topos Atelier de Arquitectur / Jean Pierre Porcher, Margarida Oliveira and Albino Freitas Location: Tabuaço, Portugal Collaborators: Sofia Lima, Michael Ferreira, Luís Peixoto Project Year: 2008 Project Area: 2,059 sqm Photographs: Xavier Antunes The building is located in an area of difficult geological, topographical and accessibility conditions. The choice of this […]


Bombilla LED A19 de Samsung

Todo parece indicar que la compañía Samsung está dispuesta a aprovecharse de su experiencia en la electrónica digital para intentar revolucionar la industria de la iluminación con una línea de lámparas LEDs preparada para que el consumidor ahorre energía y dinero. Su bombilla A19 es por ahora el único modelo que proporciona una luz omnidireccional, …


Blockbuster: Cine itinerante para exhibiciones / Work!

© Victor Deschamps Arquitectos: Work! – Samael Barrios Ubicación: Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo (MUAC), Ciudad de México, México Construcción: Publiglobos – Angelo Félix Organizador: Fundación CIAC Curador: Jens Hoffman Diseño Gráfico: Jon Sueda Fotografías: Victor Deschamps Producida por la Fundación CIAC, una de las colecciones de arte contemporáneo más importantes de México, Blockbuster: Cine para […]


John Jay College of Criminal Justice / SOM

view looking south along 11th avenue The ribbon cutting ceremony for John Jay College of Criminal Justice, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), just took place early this month. Located in New York on 11th Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets, the College’s new 625,000-square-foot building provides all the functions of a traditional […]


Primer Lugar Concurso Buena Arquitectura, Excelente Pedagogía / Altiplano + MEMA Arqs. + C. Balen + A. Quintana

Caso Amazonas Arquitectos: Altiplano + MEMA Arqs. + C. Balen + A. Quintana Ubicación: Colombia  Organizadores: Ministerio de Educación. Fundación Argos, Sociedad Colombiana de Arquitectos Resultado: Primer Lugar Concurso Publico. Año: 2011  Durante el año 2010 y 2011 por causa del Fenómeno de la Niña se generaron daños en mas de 3.300 colegios a nivel nacional. […]


Gourmet Pastry / 71 ARQUITECTOS + Arqº. David Carqueijeiro

© João Morgado Architects: 71 ARQUITECTOS + Arqº. David Carqueijeiro Location: Rua da Escola Politécnica nº 32, Lisbon, Portugal Year: 2011 Client: Poison d` amour, lda Coordination: Emanuel Romão Collaboration: Paula Lemos Romão; Arnaud De Lanève Photographs: João Morgado © João Morgado Halfway between the garden of the Principe Real and the Botanical Garden, we […]


Chrome Hotel / Sanjay Puri Architects

Courtesy of Sanjay Puri Architects Architect: Sanjay Puri Architects Location: Kolkatta, India Photographs: Courtesy of Sanjay Puri Architects   First floor plan Facing a busy arterial road of the city and flanked by commercial buildings on either side with a residential building at the rear, this small plot for a business hotel had a height […]