14/04/2014

Marc Mimram completes Strasbourg School of Architecture.

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture. [Strasbourg] France.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture
A translucent skin of wrinkled aluminium covers the walls of this new building design for the Strasbourg campus, France, of architecture school. The new building was entitled "La Fabrique" is the first phase and the remodelation, an existing building next door, known as "Le Garage", both were designed by French architect Marc Mimram. A very interesting result. Congratulations!!

The 4500 square metre of the first building, "La Fabrique", completed now, was designed to reference the site's industrial past and also create a relationship with the city's existing nineteenth-century architecture. 

"Le projet pour la nouvelle Ecole d’Architecture est un projet en ville. Cette disposition somme toute assez rare pour les écoles d’architecture, permet d...

14/04/2014

Libelle MQ. A dragonfly for Vienna, by O&O Baukunst.

Leopold Museum. [VIEN] Austria
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, Projects
The project was proposed first time in 2011. The drawings submitted proposed an abstract and utopian glass dragonfly flying over the Leopold Museum in the MuseumQuartier in Vienna, by architects O&O Baukunst. The new intervention is seen as a link to unite the most advanced programs with classical museum collections.

The proposal, which has just received its kick-off, is definitely inn on the rooftop of Leopold Museum, which was also designed in 2001 by architects Ortner&Ortner Baukunst. This new label for the museum district is a glass pavilion that from museum is peeking slightly over the central courtyard.  

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12/04/2014

London from the top of Cromwell Tower.

[VIDEO] from Barbican Centre. [LON] UK.
metalocus, ÁNGEL BLANCO
Architecture, HOUSING, VIDEO
"Skydweller" (video title) is a portrait of London as seen from the top of Cromwell Tower, one of the three residential towers in the Barbican Estate. This film combines over 5,000 photographs taken from the top of the tower with specially composed music by Tom Rosenthal and poetry by Paul Haworth.

Paul Haworth, an artist working in rap, fiction, poetry and performance said:

"whenever one looks at great cities from high up, it is a beautiful and threatening proposition. Watching this footage, I was fascinated by how wild London appeared. It feels like an entirely...

12/04/2014

Massimo Morozzi, Archizoom co-founder, dies aged 73.

[VIDEO] by NABA. [MIL] Italy.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Architecture, Design
Yesterday morning, the italian architect and designer Massimo Morozzi, co-founder of influential architecture studio Archizoom Associati and later art director for furniture brand Edra, died aged 73. Born in Florence in 1941, Morozzi co-founded Archizoom in 1966 together with artist Andrea Branzi and architects Gilberto Corretti and Paolo Deganello.

Archizoom together with studios UFO and Superstudio, the founders became known as the "Italian Radicals". The group that founded the studio consists of Andrea Branzi (architect and designer...

11/04/2014

Treehouse Solling by Baumraum.

[Uslar-Lower Saxony] North Germany
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
An un-usual house, designed by Baumraum from Germany, the architect built as reality an unusual modern house as tree.

Living in a tree house is something that everyone, at some point, it attracts. We have already published on other occasions other tree houses, below is a tree house that is between trees and not on a tree.

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11/04/2014

Where Architects Live. Exhibition. Shigeru Ban, David Chipperfield, Bijoy Jain...

Salone del Mobile. Milan Fairgrounds. [MIL] Italy. Italia 08-13/05/2014
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
About a month ago we introduced you the exhibition 'Where architects live' which takes place at the Salone del Mobile in Milan. Through the design of eight different 'rooms', architects as Shigeru Ban, David Chipperfield, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas, Marcio Kogan or Daniel Libeskind among others, introduce us their personal view of what it is for them to design their own living space. Today we bring you some photographies of the exhibition and the different installations of it.

“Where Architects Live” is an original installation, inspired by leading contemporary architects’ own concepts of the domestic space, conceived as a cultural accompaniment to the Salone del Mobile. Located at the Milan Fairgrounds, the Where Architects Live exhibition entails a series of spaces based on the domestic...

10/04/2014

Kraaiennest, Metro Station completed in Amsterdam by Maccreanor Lavington.

Bijlmer-Bejlimermeer [Amsterdam] The Netherlands.
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Architecture, Projects
In other time, one of the most dangerous and degraded neighborhoods of Amsterdam opens a new subway station of € 14 million. London and Rotterdam based architecture firm, Maccreanor Lavington has completed a major new metro station in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The new station by Maccreanor Lavington, is 550m² station and 1,880m² platform in the neighbourhood of Bijlmermeer started on site in 2010 and sits on the site of the original station, built in 1970.

The metro station features a...

10/04/2014

Great Bernard Tschumi retrospective opens on April 30 at Paris.

Centre Pompidou. [PAR] France. 30/04/2014
metalocus, JOSÉ JUAN BARBA.
Following exhibitions devoted to the work of Jean Nouvel, Thom Mayne, Richard Rogers, and Dominique Perrault, the Centre Pompidou will host the first major European retrospective of the architect and theorist Bernard Tschumi. The exhibition, which opens to the public on April 30th and runs through July 28th, showcases some three hundred and fifty drawings, sketches, collages, and models, many of them never shown previously. The installation designed by the architect also features archival documents and films.

The exhibition at the Centre Pompidou — based on Tschumi’s work as an architect, educator, and writer— explores the making of architecture as a series of arguments, ideas, influences, and responses to the contemporary definition of architecture today. The works are presented in a series of vertical panels arranged into thematic zones and a grid of tables covering the period from the 1975 to present...

10/04/2014

Herzog & de Meuron wins contest for the new hospital in Nordsjælland.

[Hillerød-Copenhagen] Denmark Dinamarca.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Herzog & De Meuron in collaboration with Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects have won the competition for the new hospital in Nordsjælland. Three teams had selected in the first phase of the competition to build New North Zealand Hospital; BIG, Herzog & de Meuron, Basel Ltd. and C. F. Møller.

The hospital will be built in green surroundings close to the town of Hillerød (approximately 30.000 citizens). The construction of the new hospital will go hand in hand with the development of a new urban area with its own train station. The New North Zealand Hospital, ...

09/04/2014

David Chipperfield winner in Nobel Center competition.

Announcement of the winner of the Nobel Center architectural competition [Estocolmo] Sweden.
metalocus, INÉS LALUETA.
Under the direction of David Chipperfield and Christoph Felger, David Chipperfield Architects Berlin has won the competition for the design of the Nobel Center (‘Nobelhuset’ in Stockholm), an exhibition centre and events venue for the award that recognises advances in science and culture.

"We are extremely excited and honoured to have been selected to be the architects for the Nobel Center. We look forward to working together to develop a building that reflects both the values of the Nobel Prize and the high expectations of the citizens of Stockholm." says David Chipperfield...

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