Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Villa Drusch

Villa Drusch designed by Claude Parent in 1963 is located in Versailles. This is a good example of the timeless qualities of Organic Architecture. If this house were built today, almost a half a century later, it would still be considered super modern.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Neostudio Architects

A recently completed single family house located in Garby, Poland.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sandnes Lantern

This design by AWP + Atelier Oslo Architects is a public gathering space located in Ragna Stakland, Norway. The canopy rests on four groups of oak columns rising to meet a double grid roof structure. Upon the roof framing, glass panels are overlapped much like a traditional slate roof.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Biosculptural Architecture

Biosculptural Architecture by Johannes Schuster.

Modeling the architecture of a building after forms found in nature. Similar theory to former Bruce Goff apprentice Eugene Tsui. Schuster's theory seems to be based in spirituality while Tsui's is rooted in sustainability and building performance.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Nature's Shed by Stanley Sun

Fantastic shed designed for a competition fuses modern architecture with nature. 3 tiered design demonstrates different levels of privacy and exposure.

St. Mary's Chapel by Mecanoo Architecten

St. Mary of the Angels Chapel by Mecanoo Architecten
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Design for a new chapel set in the middle of a 19th century Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Wilson House by Denton Corker

A house designed by Melbourne Architect Denton Corker.
This house is set in a vineyard northeast of Melbourne.