Tokyo Japan 2001

Building area 34.46 m2. total floor area 65.56 m2. Costs not specified. Also located in a densely populated residential area of Tokyo Natural illuminance is even smaller than the Natural Ellipse house. It has a total floor area cf 65 square meters and a narrow site measuring just 80 square meters. The built area on this site is precisely 34.46 square meters. Preoccupied, as are many Japanesi architects, with the ideas of boundaries and the presence of nature in a highly...

London UK 200304

Costs not specified. Despite Its apparent complexity, the Bankside Paramorph is designed to be manufactured and assembled within the budgets of 'normal' construction methods. Trotz seiner offensichtlichen Komple xit t ist das Bankside Paramorph so konzipiert, dass es im Rahmen des Budgets .normaler' Konstruktionsmethoden umgesetzt werden kann. Malgr sa complexit apparente, le Bankside Paramorph est con u pour tre fabriqu et assembl pour le co t de m thodes de...

Versailles France 200102

Client uvres et Institutions des Diaconesses de Reuilly. Gross floor area 620 m2. Costs 626 000. A small activities building set in a park near a Versailles hospital was destroyed by a storm in 1999. Mark Rolinet was called on to replace the structui tight budget. For a total cost of 626000 euros, this 450-square-meter facility was built for an order of Protestant sisters (Communaut des Diaconesses de Reuilly) from the original activities, the new building was to contain rooms for the sisters....

Laguardia lava Spain 19982001

Building area 8 000 m2. Costs not specified. The Bodegas & Bebidas group wanted a building that would be an Icon tor its prestigious new Rioja Alavesa wine. They called on architect Santiago Calatrava design an 8000-square-meter winery complex, a building that had to be designed to make, store and sell wine Halt of the uneven, rectangular site is occupied vineyards. The linear program for the wine-making process dictated that the structure should be...

Masaki Endoh And Masahiro Ikeda

Masaki Endoh EDH Endoh Design House 2-13-8. Honnmachi, Shibuya-ku. Tokyo. 151-0071 Japan Tel +81 3 3377 6293. Fax +81 3 3377 6293 e-mail edh-endoh mvi.biglobe.ne.jp, Web www.edh-web.com Masahiro Ikeda MIAS Masahiro Ikeda Architecture Studio 202 Silhouette-Ohyamacho 1-20 Ohyama-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 151-0065 Japan Tel +8 1 3 5738 5564, Fax +81 3 5738 5565 e-mail info miascoltd.net

Dio Padre Misericordioso Tor Tre Teste Rome Italy 19962003

Floor area 830 m (church), 1 450 m2 (community center). 10000 m2 (site). Costs not specified. A succession of shells like sails billowing in the wind marks this church, set up on Its platform in Rome to mark the Jubilee year. Eine Abfolge von Schalensegmenten, die wie Segel wirken, kennzeichnet die Kirche, die zum katholischen Jubil umsjahr in Rom errichtet wurde. Une succession de coques, telles des voiles gonfl s par le vent, signalent cette glise, difi e Rome pour...

Vienna Austria 200102

Total floor area DBL 94.8 m2 (unit 1), 85.7 m2 (unit 2) SGL 240,5 m2. Costs not specified. Two houses, located on adjacent sites in the western outskirts of Vienna, deal with different sets of problems. The DBL house is located on a 500-square site and had a maximum permissible footprint of 88 square meters. The program called for two units of approximately 100 square meters in floor area beloni two sisters, and the architects allowed the clients a good deal of choice in...

Los Angeles California USA 19992003

Client Walt Disney Concert Hall Committee. Total floor area 18600 m2. Costs 274 000000. It had long been noted that, n spite of his international notoriety Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry had not built a significant public building in his home two. With the opening of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in the fall of 2003. that failing was rectified. Located in the Bunker Hill area of downtown Los Angeles, close to JM isozaki's Museum of Contemporary Art, the project originated in 1987 with a 50...

Los Angeles California USA 2003

Floor area not specified. Costs not specified. Office of Mobile Design principal Jennifer Siegal writes, harkening back to original prehistoric models of shelter and dwelling, the Portable House adapts, i cates and reorients Itself to accommodate an ever-changing environment. It offers an eco-sensitive and economical alternative to the increasingly expensive perma structures that constitute most of today's housing options. At the same time, the Portable House...

Azuma Mura Gun ma Japan 2001

Client Tomihiro Museum of Shi-Ga, Azuma-Mura. Floor area 3 000 m2. Costs not specified. Like many small, isolated Japanese villages. Ihe community of Azuma-Mura in the mountains of Gunma prefecture dee ded that certain government credits would be well spent on a new museum. They organized a competition for a 3 000-square-meter facility to be dedicated to the work of a locally famous painter. Tomihiro Hoshino. Severely injured in a 1972 gymnastics accident, the artist began painting with pencil...

Canary Islands Spain 19972003

Tenerife Auditorium Floor Plan

Building area 17270 m2. Costs 65 787000. There is an undeniable continuity between the white and spectacular forms of the exterior of the Tenerife Auditorium visible on the preceding double page as well as to the left. Even the overall plans on this page retain a sense of the drama of the outside shapes. Die Kontinuit t zwischen den wei en, spektakul ren AuBenformen des Auditoriums wird auf den Abbildungen der vorherigen Doppelseite und links evident. Selbst...

Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma & Associates 2-24-8 Minami Aoyama Minato-ku Tokyo 107-0062 Japan Tel +81 3 3401 7721 Fax +81 3 3401 7778 e-mail kuma ba2.so-net.ne.jp Web v ww02 so-net. ne.jp kuma Client SOHO China Ltd. Floor area 528 m2. Costs not specified. In October 2002, the SOHO (Small Ottice. Home Office) China group inaugurated the first 11 of 59 planned guest houses located near the Great Wall of China.) Created by the young couple Pan Shiyi and his wife Zhang Xin, respectively 39 and 36 years old. SOHO...

Arthur Erickson

Arthur Erickson Architectural Corporation. 1672 West First Avenue. Vancouver. BC V6J 1G1, Canada Tel +1 604 737 9801, Fax +1 604 737 9092 e-mail info arthurerickson.com. Web www.arthurerickson.com Nick Mitkovich Architects inc 1672 West First Avenue. Vancouver. BC V6J 1G1. Canada Tel. +1 604 737 6061. Fax +1 604 737 6091. e-mail nma nmainc.ca Andersson Wise Architects, 1801 North Lamar, Suite 100, Austin. TX 78701, USA Tel +1 512 476 5780, Fax +1 512 476 0858. Web www.anderssonwise.com Dale...

Reihoku Kumamoto Japan 200102

Ground area 993 m2. Costs not specified. This community hall and 207-seat theater for a town ol 9000 persons Is a 993-square-meter laminated lumber structure built on a reinforced concrete base. The two-story building is 9.95 meters high. The site area Is 3 830 square meters. As part of the Kumamoto Artpolis originated In 1988 under the authority of Kumamoto Governor Morihlro Hosokawa and the architect Arata Isozakl, the project is the result of three years of...

Tajimi Gifu Japan 20002002

Total floor area 14 466 m2. Costs not specified. Located in the central part of Honshu, Gifu Prefecture has long been an area noted for transport and trade. The so-called Tono district where Tajimi is located is famous for its ceramics and thus the construction of a large Museum of Modern Ceramic Art there was logical. Set on a vast, wooded. 173 000-square-meter site, mis steel-lramed reinforced concrete structure boasts a total floor area of 14466 square meters. Despite...

Port Klang Selangor Malaysia 20012003

Gross floor area 19250 m2. Costs not specified. The continuous red wrapping that Ken Yeang places around this structure as well as its cantilevered end recall a number of other contemporary designs seen in this volume, ranging from those of Neil D'enari to those of Meyer en Van Schooten. Die durchgehende rote Ummantelung, die Ken Yeang um dieses Geb ude einschlie lich des auskragenden Seitenteils legt, l sst an eine Reihe anderer Bauten denken, die in diesem Band...

Graz Austria 200203

Kunsthaus Graz AG. Gross floor area 13 100 m2. Costs 40000000. Described as a friendly alien by its creators, the Kunsthaus Graz is located on the bank of the Mur river, at the corner of S dtiroler Platz and Lendkai. The b ui *in of the structure appears to float above the glass-walled ground floor. The biomorphic upper section of the building contains two large exhibition decks. Sixteen m e-like north oriented openings project upward from the skin of the building to admit...

Miravalle Quito Ecuador 19982002

Total floor area 743 m . Costs not specified. With its forward leaning facade and surprising terrace, this house would stand out in any environment. Das mit seiner nach vorn geneigten Fassade und stegartigen Terrasse berraschende Haus w rde in jeder Umgebung auffalten. La fa ade inclin e vers l'avant et l' tonnante terrasse de cette maison se feraient remarquer dans n 'importe quel environnement. ts cantilevered volume and < e columns the house appears ready to slide backward,...

Silverlake California USA 19982000

Floor area 241 m . Costs S 300 000. This 241 -square-meter residence lor a musician is a remodeled martial arts studio located in a fashionable Los Angeles neighborhood. The house was commis sioned by Eric and Nanette Brill tor Eric's brother Rob Brill. The architect views this as a case study in the etticient use of technology. As he writes, the difference between using technology as a symbol, and more visibly being technology itself, as an expression arising...

Genesee Colorado USA 200001

Floor area 1 000 m2. Costs 2500000. This 1 OOO-square-meter house is built on a two-hectare mountainside site between two streams and within view of 4 200-meter Mount Evans. It is madeoiM crete block with moss rock stone veneer (a local stone that changes with the humidity, becoming greener with the morning dew) and a steel frame structure. It usesfl thermal heating, and is oriented to the mountain winds, obviating the need lor air conditioning Alexander Gorlin...

Harmonic Drive Co Hodaka Japan 20002002

Total floor area 712 m2 (laboratory), 354 m2 (gallery), 33 m2 (guardhouse). Costs not specified. As its name implies, Triad consists of three independent buildings - a guardhouse, gallery and research center. Though of different natures, the small struct (total floor area 1 099 square meters) make up a coherent composition set against a mountain backdrop. The Harmonic Drive company, which set up its main factory this site early in the 1990s, is known for...

Victoria Australia 200102

Total floor area 210 m . Costs not specified. This 30-meter x 7-meter oxidized steel portal structure was embedded into the side ol a sand dune. This element forms the exoskeleton of the housefl which the outer skin - operabl Jarrah timber shutters, glass root and walls are mounted. The house consists of iving dining room, library and bedroom. The bedrccnj is accessed by a private stairway. As Sean Godseil says, the house itself is the nurturing inner room, protected from the...

Innsbruck Austria 200102

Innsbruck. Length 90 m. height 48 m. Costs not specified. Jutting out ol its wooded mountain setting, the Ski Jump tower appears to be poised to launch the athletes into the air. Der Turm der Sprungschanze reckt sich aus dem bewaldeten Berghang in die H he, wie um die Skispringer in die Luft zu katapultieren. Surgissant de son cadre montagneux et bois , le tremplin de ski semble vou la projection de skieurs dans les airs Created in 1926, the Bergisel ski jump has...

Talus du Temple Bourgogne France 200001

Modern Aluminum Siding

Erik Wolters, Amsterdam. Floor area 44 m2. Costs 49 OOO. In the mid-1990s, an 18th-century tolly called Le Temple de l'Amour located near Avalon in the Burgundy area of France was turned into a small si residence for a Dutch neurologist. Dirk Jan Postel designed a laminated glass skylight for the house. The opposite end of the site is bordered by the abutmei demolished railway bridge, and Postel convinced the owner to turn a former gunpowder vault into a guest room. As the...

Morat Switzerland 200001

Dimensions 34 x 34 x 34 m. Costs 36000000 (all interventions). For the Swiss National Exhibition, in principle organized every 25 years, it was decided in 2002 to situate the pavilions in four different cities near NeuchaM each case, the buildings had to be temporary and situated whenever possible on the lakes of Neuchatel and Morat. Jean Nouvel was chosen as the main architect volved in the attractive historic city of Morat. He conceived a series of interventions, the...

Los Angeles California USA 200203

Art Albert Oehlen. The TASCHEN Store is located at 354 N. Beverly Drive, in Beverly Hills. It occupies one-third of an existing art-deco building in the middle of Beverly Hill mercial district, one block away from Rodeo Drive, and near Frank Lloyd Wright's Anderton Court Shops 1952 , Richard Meier's Gagosian Gallery, the Mus Television amp Radio, and a Prada boutique yet to be completed by Rem Koolhaas. The store is one-story with a mezzanine and terrace to the rear. The...

Odate Akita Japan 200102

Odate Sporthalle Des Imai Hospital

Building area 940 m2. Costs not specified. This section of the Gymnasium shows the relative simplicity of the design. Shigeru Ban has a talent for creating striking buildings using very pared-down forms. Der Aufriss zeigt die relative Schlichtheit des Designs. Shigeru Ban demonstriert hier sein Talent, unter Einsatz reduzierter Formen auffallende Geb ude zu schaffen. Cette l vation du gymnase montre ta simplicit relative de son plan. Shigeru Ban poss de le talent de...

Meguroku Tokyo Japan 20012003

Building area 73.67 m2, total floor area 151.79 m2. Costs not specified. Die in Einzelteile aufgel ste axono-metrische Darstellung zeigt den u erst schlichten Bauk rper mit den Jalousiew nden. Die Wohnr ume liegen ber dem Restaurant rechts . Une vue axonom trique clat e montre le volume tr s simple et les volets roulants g ants. Les espaces de vie se trouvent au-dessus du restaurant, ici volets ferm s droite . An exploded axonometric drawing shows the very simple volume...