Sun Concepts Office

Sun Concepts Office is a design firm established by Liu Zheng which aims for forward-looking design thinking. Sun Concepts Office advocates less is more and deep exploration for space. Sun Concepts Office knows well the way to demonstrate the authentic use-value of space through original solutions. These solutions can respond to customers’ actual demands and goals of a design.

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LocHal Library | Mecanoo

The LocHal is an adaptive re-use project by architectural firm, Mecanoo. It is a place for testing, creating, exhibiting and presenting the latest innovations. The LocHal is not only a library but also a laboratory where you are challenged, gain new knowledge, and learn about innovations. These specially designed labs can be found throughout the building. The laboratory consists of Digilab, Workshop rooms, GameLab. The textile walls designed by Inside Outside, inspired by Tilburg as a textile city, create intimate spaces in this large hall. When these hanging textiles are drawn together, the space can accommodate large-scale events.

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Larkin Street Substation Expansion | TEF Design

Larkin Street Substation Expansion is an electrical substation designed by an architectural and planning firm, TEF Design. It is the first Net Zero Energy (NZE) targeted electrical substation building in the United States. The utilitarian structure features street-facing façades that integrate three types of GFRP panels – sloped, perforated, and ribbed – to form a faceted surface that belies its otherwise modest materiality.  Each panel is individually crafted and unique, with ribs that cast linear shadow patterns in sunlight, creating an ever-changing surface throughout the day and year. 

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TEF Design

TEF Design is an architectural and planning firm established by Doughlas Tom in 1997 that strives to achieve an original expression crafted by a framework of design principles. The challenge of designing flexible, high-performance, and human-centered facilities in a constantly-evolving world has driven the staff at TEF since its founding in 1997. The work is rooted in the goals and values of our clients and their stories, and shaped by site, memory, community, and culture.

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Crosshouse | TDA

Crosshouse is a residence designed by an architectural firm, TDA in San Lorenzo. The principal element to develop was the full relation between the land and the first instinct was the desire to fly. The idea of being suspended in the air has an inexorable duality, first, that intricated system of particularities that organizes, directs, and mechanizes the forces, and secondly articulates that mechanism in its relation with the ground, ¨the landing¨. With that reasoning, we summon the material generating an ingenious system.

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Shiyuan | Days in YARD Studio

Shiyuan is a remodeled courtyard designed by Days in YARD Studio, located in Beijing, China. The owners wished for holding various activities, and endorsed a vision yard as a meeting place”. The initial plan was to open the space at the lower level to merge it with the yard as a whole and to transform it into an interface where the inside and outside could interpenetrate and be interconnected. The upper areas located in the interlayer (mezzanines) were designed as a half-private space with a multi-purpose design approach. 

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Weekly Highlights 2022 #15

Archidiaries is excited to share the ‘Project of the Week’ – Estudio Belgrano by Estudio VA Arquitectos. Along with this, the weekly highlight contains a few of the best projects, published throughout the week. These selected projects represent the best content curated and shared by the team at ArchiDiaries.

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SHANG·SUO | SALONE DEL SALON

SHANG·SUO is a neo-classical club designed by the architectural firm Salone Del Salon, in Guangzhou presented with different color patterns and seasonal feelings as modern Chinese Architecture. Representing strength and agility, the building is surrounded by water, like floating in Eden. Nature and architecture grow seamlessly together. The sound of trees and leaves is whispering the beauty of the East. Through the scenery, corridor, elegant stones, and display, the oriental garden takes the modern people to a poetic wonderland to unburden and enjoy.

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Bofia_ The Tiled Cloud | Azaz Architects

Bofia_ The Tiled Cloud is a restaurant designed by Azaz Architects in Riyadh. The project was developed around the idea of building a floating mass that creates a smooth transition between the area’s interior and exterior with its sharp angles. The Tiled cloud is Azaz Architect’s take on finding architectural solutions and material identities for modern-day upscale Bofia. For Azaz Architects, Bofia_ The Tiled Cloud is an architectural fantasy turned into reality.

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Azaz Architects

Azaz Architects is an architectural and design services firm based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia founded by Shahad Alazzaz and Abdullah Alazzaz in 2017. To date, Azaz Architects has delivered a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from residential, multi-use, and commercial. The projects completed are illustrative of the innovative team behind them. Through a strong commitment to providing sustainable solutions while paying great attention to detail.

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APARTMENT 2501 | SHROFFLEON

Apartment 2501 is a residence designed by Shroffleon. The brief provided was to design a minimal, sleek, and modern house, where every corner is rich in design and aesthetic values, but at the same time minimal and elegant. Use of exclusive materials like statuario marble and variation of three veneers is used throughout with chevron-patterned wooden flooring.

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NAKED HOUSE | XSTUDIO

Naked House is a renovation project done by XSTUDIO. The intervention uses the austerity of means, both material and economic, as a strategy to shape a new domestic space, creating an interior world that allows a certain distance to be set with the environment. The project, which is an intervention of one of these old houses, was born as an opportunity to claim another way of living, as an exercise of recovery and enhancing that which already exists and understanding the historical and cultural context in which the original architecture took place as its main asset.

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XSTUDIO

XSTUDIO is a multidisciplinary studio based in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain founded by Ancor Suárez Suárez and Leticia Romero Hernández. Xstudio develops works of architecture, urbanism and interior design, specializing in the integral design of residential spaces. The philosophy of the study is to approach each intervention as an opportunity to explore, working on the project idea as a guiding thread from the beginning to small-scale detail.

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Cassina Showroom, Ningbo | OUTIN. DESIGN

Designed by OUTIN. DESIGN, Cassina’s showroom in Ningbo adopts unique deconstruction methods and spatial languages to tell the brand’s story. By reinterpreting the brand identity and revealing the brand core, the design team intended to offer visitors an in-depth understanding of the brand and a chance to perceive its progress over time. OUTIN. DESIGN integrated the concept of home life into the design of this showroom based on Cassina’s brand temperament. Furniture pieces are set up as small installations that enclose and simulate various home scenes, cozy but classy.

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Quincho – Estudio Belgrano | Estudio VA Arquitectos

Quincho – Estudio Belgrano is a residential project designed by Estudio VA Arquitectos, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This project was based on the premise of maintaining the same materials used in the owner`s house, situated in the same lot, keeping the brick as the main character. The project is created by simple volumes made of brick and glass that support the wooden cover through the metallic columns and beams. This floating cover, that separates itself from the main volume, marks the main area of the construction.

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Estudio VA Arquitectos

Estudio VA Arquitectos is an architectural practice established by Pablo Vicente Prieto and Federico Abadie in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Casa MB | Guillem Carrera

Casa MB is a residential architecture project by Guillem Carrera located in Tarragona, Spain. It is planned to be a project of rehabilitation, refurbishment and extension in order to adjust a new global project from a contemporary perspective, that could meet the needs and likings of the owners, which were far from those that conform to the original building. It is a search to create an illuminated dwelling, with a united style and a minimalist decoration.

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Beijing Olympic Forest Park’s Runner’s Station | TEMP

Beijing Olympic Forest Park’s Runner’s Station, designed by TEMP, is built inside Beijing’s Olympic Forest Park as a public utility. With both sides opened, the arcade welcomes traffic from all sides and merges with the plaza. Several parabolic arches form an arcade that shelter lines of lockers. Raised by flat and steep curves, the arcade yields a powerful symmetrical presence in the open air. The facility not only serves the public functionally but also highlights aesthetic values of design.

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TEMP

Founded in 2017, TEMP is an architectural design studio based in Beijing. The studio has completed and conceptualized projects for cultural organizations, corporations and retail businesses. TEMP sees architecture as an exploration and at the same time an expression of reality. In time of increasing conflicts of ambition, function, and place, the studio understands that it is critical to extract relationships of simple organizations through clear logic and process.

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BBR Headquarters | Gibert&Tan Design Studio

BBR Headquarters is a commercial architecture design project by Gibert&Tan Design Studio. Located in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, it consists of a three-story office space adjacent to a fully equipped warehouse respectively constructed of reinforced concrete and steel structure.While resolving the three-story mixed program of offices, meeting rooms and research labs, the need for identity and natural daylight was equally to be addressed. he simplicity yet compelling attitude to the complexity of the design brief is a statement of the architect in contradistinction to the ‘artificial complexity’ that riddles contemporary architecture, inessential and excessive.

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The Sloping Balance Space | FON Studio

The Sloping Balance Space is a Concept Store design by FON Studio, located in Chengdu, China. In the compact interior space, three main walls are divided into the core display area for brand selection. Among them, the same sloping roof shapes a right angle, forming an interesting connection. Since the need of displaying fashion formats is the focus of space design, a relatively ample window area is left, which can cooperate with the changes of different themes and size combinations.

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FON Studio

FON Studio is a multidisciplinary practice with awe of design aesthetics with facets such as space, product, and vision. The establishment of the firm allows us to still firmly believe in the interesting energy of open experiments and rational analysis. We are curious about new things and strive to bring each work with its due temperature and texture. Design is always the art of facing and solving problems.

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Delft City Hall and Train Station | Mecanoo

From the outset, Mecanoo’s idea when designing the Delft City Hall and Train Station was to design a station that makes it clear to visitors that they have arrived in Delft. Throughout the design process, the building volume has been shaved and reformed to create a compact, highly efficient building form. The lowered roof lines at the corners provide a gradual transition towards the existing small-scale development of the Delft city centre and the adjacent Wester Quarter.

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