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Le Galilée

August 17, 2010 Modern Architecture

Le Galilée was designed by Studio Bellecour and mainly functions as an office building.  It is located in ZAC Andromede de Blagnac, near Toulouse – France where Airbuses are made.  This contemporary building has been designed in such a way that it links two geometric volumes by a “voile” of white concrete. Read More

Flag House

Vienna-based architecture office propeller z has completed an addition to an old farmhouse in fahndorf, austria. Constructed on a budget of 70,000 euros, ‘flag’ negotiates the conditions and features of the pre-existing structure while remaining quiet in its presence from the nearby street. Read More

Bernal Heights Residence

July 26, 2010 Modern Architecture

The goal for this project was to seize a unique zoning opportunity to build a new home on a desirable but never developed corner site in a dense San Francisco neighborhood. The naturally sloping site inspired the idea of a focal stair core wrapped by private areas.  Locating the main living spaces on the top floor afforded dramatic views of the San Francisco skyline and garnered abundant natural light lessening the need for electricity.  The corner location and internal spacial organization created an exterior expression that broke free of horizontal restraints to create a blend of strong horizontal and vertical lines punctuated by a cantilevered roof. Read More

Mountains & Opening House

July 26, 2010 Modern Architecture

Mountains & Opening House designed by Japanese studio EASTERN design office for a Japanese sneaker brand as well as a residential house. The house is located in Takarazuka-city of Hyogo Prfecture, Japan, having an entire view of the Osaka Plain. Due to its site condition, the house has been designed and developed based on the concept of being underground for getting warmth and flying like a bird. Read More

41 Cooper Square – Morphosis Architects

July 22, 2010 Modern Architecture

The Cooper Union’s new building at 41 Cooper Square—a technologically advanced academic facility – is located on the east side of Third Avenue between 6th and 7th Streets. In September 2009, 41 Cooper Square will house the college’s Albert Nerken School of Engineering and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences along with additional facilities for the School of Art and the Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture. Read More