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Casa Paz, is located in a housing development built in the 60’s, approximately 70Km. outside of Madrid. The area is considered a conventional residential zone, of no specific architectural interest, built using heterogeneous topologies and materials.
The task which Coop Himmelb(l)au had to solve with their design was to create a space with 300 seats (or 700 standing spectators) for experimental performances of the Bavarian State Opera.
The dialogue and collaboration between Philippe Chapelet, Patrick Elouarghi and Matali Crasset started in 2005. They all decided to push the contemporary experience a bit further with Dar HI a new concept of hospitality and serenity.
The client wanted a house where he could relax in calm and privacy among his family and friends and enjoy his extensive art collection. The site for the building is on a mixed vernacular residential / light industrial street close to the clients companies offices.
The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2011 is designed by world-renowned Swiss architect Peter Zumthor. This year’s Pavilion is the 11th commission in the Gallery’s annual series, the world’s first and most ambitious architectural programme of its kind.
Designed by Aranguren & Gallegos Architects, the ABC Museum, Illustration and Design Centre located in Madrid is truly a place of inspiration.The triangular facades allow light to fill the desired spaces, while simultaneously waking the visitors emotions.
Malcolm Willey was Assistant to the President at the University of Minnesota in 1932. He and his wife Nancy were planning to build a house, and a hairdresser friend of Nancy’s suggested they build a “catalog house”.
The Elies resort is an example of the trend in luxurious holiday destinations and since its inauguration in 2004 it has grown in popularity and remains an example of contemporary Greek architecture and interior design.
Every now and then we come around a studio that doesn't take itself too seriously and that isn't afraid to add a little humour in what it does. More often then not these studios are usually located around Holland but then again that's what makes the Dutch so unique.
A city is a cosmos, a site for social encounters and cohabitation. A museum is a vision machine that challenges our senses, thoughts, and felt opinions. The public, you, is a barometer of the world. You mould as much as you receive.