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Project • By nebr arquiteturaHousing

casa m16

M16 house is located among other houses in a gated community in the city of Carpina. In order to meet the needs of customers, the project provides a weekend home to welcome, gather and be a reason for family gatherings. As an immediate response to the corner lot of 30m x 15m, the two floors of regulatory layout follow a pragmatic division in the layout of the rooms with a continuous design. Then there is the multiplication of perceptions and the appropriation of a site through the sequence of open spaces integrated into the natural landscape of the Pernambuco forest area, which reveals itself as a true scenario in the face of the biggest test of the house. Having taken as a starting point a sequence of open spaces, attributed a better ambie... More

Product • By AngoWhite Crown

White Crown

Part of a new generation of lighting by Ango that explores the magic of natural materials combined with LED lamp technology, the design takes on the noble form of the crown, to create a perfect ring in an atomised structure of silk cocoons.  Assembled, on a core structure of hand-soldered wire, the silk cocoon material magically refracts and reflects the light from the light sources.   More

Project • By LOI ArquitecturaHousing

PH - M

Building year : 2017 Category : Private Housing Published by: PH - M General details: PH housing type Lot 9.53mts x 29.00mts, Mar de Plata City. Two existing houses on the same lot, sharing a common access and different qualities.     The Project: The initial assignment of the customer on the housing bottom, was to make a bedroom as an extension on the front of the same house. Studying the location conditions and taking into account the direction of the private, make a bedroom ahead left a yard unused, character and interior diagram exists not allow a dining space, it looked interrupted by the same movement of cross access to the bedroom. It was proposed to the customer to think more, giving a proposed relocation of... More
Durham University, Wolfson Research Institute

Project • By Pascall+WatsonResearch Facilities

Durham University, Wolfson Research Institute

The facility allows Durham University to advance its pioneering medical research.   Occupying a prime riverside location, the design for the medical research laboratories at Durham University takes full advantage of both its picturesque setting and its historical context.   The building offers an inspiring environment to further interdisciplinary research in to subjects including life sciences, health and well-being. The BREEAM rated scheme boasts a number of new facilities including laboratories, seminar rooms, teaching spaces, offices, cafés and collaborative breakout areas.   Three departmental functions are represented within the building, each housed within a distinctive, stand-alone block. Service towers, d... More

Project • By Pascall+WatsonResearch Facilities

Imperial College London, Dyson School of Design En

The design of the Dyson School of Design Engineering acts as a catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurship.   The new Dyson School of Design Engineering at Imperial College London, founded with support from the James Dyson Foundation, provides contemporary learning facilities for undergraduate, masters and doctoral research students.   The school, dedicated to engineering innovation and entrepreneurship, is part of the Faculty of Engineering and runs two master’s programmes with the Royal College of Art, establishing a consolidated hub for creative minds.   The BREEAM rated design for the flagship facility brings life to the redundant historic building, which was acquired from the Science Museum.   The ref... More

Project • By Pascall+WatsonTransports

Tiruchirappalli International Airport New Terminal

The design for Tiruchirappalli Airport creates a powerful architectural symbol for the state of Tamil Nadu.   The design for Tiruchirappalli (Trichy) International Airport fuses references from the city’s local heritage and culture with a contemporary palette of materials to create a unique sense of place and identity.   The expressive roof form and multi-layered facade take inspiration from the geometry, textures and colours of Trichy’s traditional temple architecture. Generous natural light and lush landscaped gardens bring a calming backdrop to the expansive forecourt and arrivals concourse, which lead to the streamlined passenger processing facilities and departures lounge.   Climatic constraints, local... More

Project • By Pascall+WatsonTransports

St Pancras International Station

The award-winning redevelopment of St Pancras International has transformed it in to an iconic gateway to Europe.   The selection of the Grade 1 listed St Pancras railway station as the new terminus for Eurostar required a highly complex programme of expansion, modernisation and restoration.   To accommodate the sleek new trains, the station was doubled in length; the concourses being extended well beyond the intricate structure of the listed Barlow Shed roof. A contemporary, minimalist ‘floating’ canopy was introduced to protect the extended platforms, creating an intriguing contrast between the old and the new.   A series of light wells were punched through the platform decks to enable natural light to pen... More