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Project • By ArchitectkiddOffices

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Architectkidd has completed the design of a building using steel tubing as its primary material. Spaceshift Studio The building, a production studio and offices for a television station, is a renovation of an existing structure. During the initial stage of the project, the removal of the old cladding exposed the existing steel structure along with the electrical and services installation. 19mm steel hollow tubes were selected as an economic and utilitarian material to compliment the structure and systems remaining in place after the renovation. Spaceshift Studio Spaceshift Studio Spaceshift Studio The use of steel tubing allowed the design to be developed ‘inside-out’. The tubes were used throughout the int... More

Project • By Miguel de la Torre ArquitectosShopping Centres

Liverpool La Perla Facade

The project is located in the La Perla Shopping Center District, in the City of Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico. It is an exercise in urban integration that combines modernity through architecture and tradition in the activities of the community in Jalisco. Caption The facade converges at a vertex that forms the union of two avenues, it is formed by a grid of triangular modules with flat pieces and in low relief, forming a subtracted pyramid, which when rotated allows multiple variables, and when combined it manages to transmit the sensation of movement. The texture rotates along the walls of the façade, which points and accentuates the main access to the store. In addition to the set of reliefs, the same geometry has been transferred... More

Project • By Thomas Kröger ArchitektenHousing

Wohnhaus Erhardtstraße

The special location of the narrow and at the same time deep building site directly at the rushing Isar, flanked by listed buildings, the German Museum vis-a-vis and the Gärtnerplatz with its virulent hustle and bustle in the back, offered ample reason to deal in detail with the proud Munich cityscape. The aim was to complement the historic boulevard with a pleasantly integrated, elegant and at the same time identity-creating residential building as a city building block. The design elements of the neighboring historic facades with their heterogeneous structures were taken up in scale and translated into contemporary material and design. © Philipp Obkircher The high craftsmanship of the facade design forms the prelude to a b... More

Project • By Clear LightingOffices

28 Stanley

28 Stanley [28SS] is a 31-floor building located right in the heart of Central, Hong Kong.  Classified as a “Grade A” building, the highest rating of aesthetics and functionality, the architecture is perfect for prestigious offices & fine-dining restaurants. The lighting director chose silicone encapsulated Flexglo™ F23 LED lights to light up the facade. Caption Small F23 light strip are fitted along a number of parallel lines to make the dynamic yet uneven facade to pop out in the bustling central business district of Hong Kong. The various illuminated long lines make a great adoration to the skyline. More

Project • By Clear LightingTheaters

Biostaden Cinema

Biostaden Cinema is a movie theater in Uddevalla, Sweden. Flexglo™ F21 LED light has a wide beam angle of up to 160 degrees, perfect for signage lighting. The lighting engineer picked red for the light fixture to match the brand color. F21 lights are flexible enough to be aligned along the curved shapes of letters and brand logo, delivering continuous and uniform lighting. Switch on the power and the letters will look like float off the air. This not only helps moviegoers locate the theater easily, but also enhances brand memory and eventually drums up businesses.  Clear LED lights have a long lifespan of up to 50,000 hours, helping save electric bills for end users. The PVC C-Mask™ technology protects the surface from UV,... More

Project • By Clear LightingResidential Landscape

Shau Kei Wan

Shau Kei Wan is a neighborhood in the Eastern District of Hong Kong Island. Flexglo™ F22 LED lights are deployed to illuminate the sculptural geometric facade of one apartment building there. The horizontally bendable F22 light fixtures are mounted invisibly below the black line and create an indirect warm glow to give the low-profile building a striking visual identity. More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSOffices

Office Complex in the heart of Athens

Following ZOIA’s invitation to submit a design proposal in a closed competition between well-known Greek firms, A&M was selected to carry the radical renovation of a 4-storey office building on Vasilissis Amalias Avenue in the heart of Athens. With the aim of incorporating a contemporary face to a building that communicates with the Historical Center of the city along with all the surrounding archaeological monuments, a new façade was designed to coexist harmoniously with the location’s rich history and its surrounding historical elements. Originally constructed in 1977, the property consists of 4 stories and 2 basement levels and rooftop with a panoramic view to the city.  A&M Architects With A&M&r... More

Product • By Cuhadaroglu Aluminyum Sanayi ve TicaretS 36 T

S 36 T

S 36 T system is an economic and tested sliding system with thermal barrier, which has low aluminium consumption. The sash applications up to the 120 kg is possible. It is compatible with the S 36 KS system. Beside having diverse opening options, it is also suitable for various glazing options. More

Product • By Cuhadaroglu Aluminyum Sanayi ve TicaretDS 70

DS 70

New Generation Door and Window System In addition to its sleek design, interal DS 70 Door and Window system can answer to all of your expectations in your projects with the advantages of performance values ​​such as 1200 Pa waterproof performance, 34 mm thermal insulation barrier and low aluminum consumption. The new generation system interal DS 70 offers the best price-performance criteria and gives your facades an elegant look with the new generation Bodrum handle family. More

Product • By Cuhadaroglu Aluminyum Sanayi ve TicaretSL 45

SL 45

SL 45 is a sliding system with high thermal insulation values, provides aesthetic appearance with its 45 mm narrow profile section and maximizes visual contact with the external environment. Thanks to the glazing bead profiles and accessories with no screw usage, SL 45 system also offers low workmanship and installation costs.  Stainless steel and high resistant polyamid rail profiles provide silent movement compared to traditional and conventional systems. More

Project • By AluinventPower Plants

Virovitica Biomass Power Station

Aluinvent LO & LO2 panels and sub-structure create the facade for this landmark Biomass Power Plant in Virovitica, Croatia. 1600 square metres of panels in a range of green shades  respond to the sustainable nature of the green energy produced by the facility. The design incorporates LO2 panels at strategic locations that allow light to penetrate, illuminating parts of the building’s interior. The LO2 panels simultaneously allow excess heat to escape through designated venting points whilst maintaining a constant unbroken facade. The use of Aluinvent’s recycled facade panels contributed to the facility being built in accordance with the Sustainable Development Policy of The Republic of Croatia and The EU. Caption... More

Product • By AluinventLO2 - Exterior

LO2 - Exterior

The LO2 collection from Aluinvent is a high end rain screen facade panel system manufactured from 90% recycled Aluminium with open cell structure to both sides. The void:solid ratio of our LO2 panels is approx 30%. LO2 panels come in mill finish and coloured options and are suitable for a wide range of exterior applications with A1 & A2 fire ratings. The LO2 collection is particularly suited to applications such as window screening elements and lighting installations. Aluinvent LO2 panels meet all the challenges and requirements to provide a safe, long-lasting facade with a striking modern aesthetic and an element of transparency. Little to no maintenance is required after installation and the panels are easily replaceable. Curved pro... More

Product • By AluinventLO - Exterior

LO - Exterior

The LO collection from Aluinvent is a high end rain screen facade panel system manufactured from 90% recycled Aluminium with open cell structure to one side. The panels come in mill finish and a full spectrum of coloured options and are suitable for a wide range of exterior applications with A1 & A2 fire ratings.  Aluinvent LO panels meet all the challenges and requirements to provide safe, long-lasting facades with a striking modern aesthetic. Little to no maintenance is required after installation. Curved profiles are available at request and the LO collection is also available as part of a complete rainscreen cladding system including support railings, brackets, fixings, coping, fascia and soffit. More

Product • By Cuhadaroglu Aluminyum Sanayi ve TicaretMN 50

MN 50

MN 50 curtain wall system is a stick system that enhances visual appearance of your building with wide opening applications, mullion profile options and diverse cover cap profiles. Thanks to its micro condensation characteristics the system never allows water penetration into your structure. With 18 different mullion profiles, customized cost effective solutions could be offered to your project. More

Project • By Sepidar Architecture GroupApartments

Pichak Apartment

Early human settlements met the most basic human needs, such as physical shelter, and so there was a very close coexistence between human shelter and nature. Human progress also led to fundamental changes in his dwellings, and metaphysical and psychological needs were added to these human desires, and humans also tried to achieve these desires along with nature. Caption With the advancement of science, the distance between nature and human homes has widened, and pollution and psychological damage to the nature of homes and residences have brought technology. Today, in modern cities, everyone is trying to bring at least part of nature back to their homes. Caption Therefore, in the formation of the initial ideas of this 7-storey b... More