Architecture Things

DRA family house, a steel construction suspended by querkraft architect

Wednesday, December 10th 2008
DRA family house, a steel construction suspended by querkraft architect

An exceptional view over the city – a small site, on which building guidelines permitted building only in its centre – a slope, too steep for concrete mixers to reach: the frame structure for a daring proposal, up to 2/3 cantilevered out. .... 

Volvo L45F and L50F wheel loaders offer twin peaks – Performance and Productivity

Tuesday, December 9th 2008
Volvo L45F and L50F wheel loaders offer twin peaks - Performance and Productivity

Two new mid-sized wheel loaders are the latest additions to Volvo Construction Equipment’s F-Series line up. The Volvo L45F and L50F delivers peak performance for increased productivity – and profitability. The latest additions to Volvo Construction .... 

TZ Series Insulated Curtain Walls

Tuesday, December 9th 2008
TZ Series Insulated Curtain Walls

Zoneworks(TM) introduces the TZ Series of Insulated Curtain Walls, a highly flexible and adaptable system that allows users to quickly and easily partition large interior spaces where temperature and energy savings are essential. Zoneworks’ TZ insulated .... 

Absolute collection by H&R Johnson Tiles

Monday, December 8th 2008
Absolute collection by H&R Johnson Tiles

The tile, which is made of unglazed porcelain, has two surface effects, a small diamond style or a larger diamond. Fornacis is also part of the Absolute collection. For internal walls and floors, the porcelain tile comes in 10 sizes with a mosaic option .... 

Junckers Broadway and Boulevard wider oak wide board

Monday, December 8th 2008
Junckers Broadway and Boulevard wider oak wide board

Broadway is 155mm wide, Boulevard 180mm. Both are 100% solid hardwood and meet the growing trend for high-quality wider natural wood flooring. The ultra-matt lacquer finish provides a hard-wearing product. Installation is straightforward, with sections .... 

Vision panels by North 4 Design

Monday, December 8th 2008
Vision panels by North 4 Design

Edged in brushed stainless steel, the panels provide additional light and connectivity in interior settings. The company offers 30 variations or can manufacture panels to architects’ bespoke designs. The panels are supplied as kits containing the glass .... 

Dupli.Casa by Jürgen Mayer H

Monday, December 8th 2008
Dupli.Casa by Jürgen Mayer H

The geometry of the Dupli.Casa is based on the footprint of the house that previously was located on the site, originally built in 1984 and with many extensions and modifications since then. The new building echoes the „family archeology“ by duplication .... 

N House by Jun Aoki architect

Sunday, December 7th 2008
N House by Jun Aoki architect

N house is a house two aimed. The volume color white converses with the existing adjacent structures is only part of the house, the house is the heart below the level of the road, visually hidden. The upper floor, the most iconographic houses the bedrooms .... 

Casa Kike, a private house in Cahuita, Costa Rica by Gianni Botsford Architects

Sunday, December 7th 2008
Casa Kike, a private house in Cahuita, Costa Rica by Gianni Botsford Architects

The simple form of the two pavilions of Casa Kike belies the complexity of their geometry. Each pavilion might be described as just two walls, a floor and a roof but is, more technically, a trussed timber shell in the form of an eccentrically-truncated, .... 

Venice Beach Lofts by Steven Ehrlich Architects

Sunday, December 7th 2008
Venice Beach Lofts by Steven Ehrlich Architects

Four lofts occupy this tight 60 ft. x 120 ft. site in Venice, California, a half block from the popular and crowded boardwalk. The design concepts of the lofts were to maximize the potential of the small lot and explore how large volumes could extend ....