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Aires Mateus

Bom Sucesso housing . Obidos

Aires Mateus . Bom Sucesso housing . Obidos  (1)

Aires Mateus . photos: © Bom Sucesso

The project aims to emphasize the unique natural characteristics of the location as means of its promotion. The houses are located to the east and swimming pools to the west, freeing up as much space as possible for the garden between neighbouring houses. (…) This disposition affords lighting and a spatial perception related, as I remember, to the solid and thick house walls of days gone by. Continue reading Aires Mateus

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OMA

Feyenoord stadium . Rotterdam

OMA . Feyenoord stadium . Rotterdam (1)

OMA

New images of OMA’s design for the future stadium of Feyenoord in Rotterdam. The new Feyenoord stadium will be accessible from a public concourse with a view of the Maas and the skyline of Rotterdam. Continue reading OMA

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Christ & Gantenbein

Postareal Housing and Retail Developement . Liestal

Christ & Gantenbein . Postareal Housing and Retail Developement . Liestal (1)

Christ & Gantenbein Architekten . renders: © nightnurse

A housing and retail development stands in a dramatic topography between the old town and its modern counterpart. A scenic river runs along the land slope and provides natural leisure areas in the vicinity. The courtyard type building is compact and strives at urban density, while fulfilling all standards of protection to the strong noise-exposition, as well as providing all apartments with appropriate sun-orientation. The high podium adapts to the strong topography and thus provides two ground-floors welcoming mixed activities. Continue reading Christ & Gantenbein