Bee’ah commissions Zaha Hadid Architects to build its new Headquarters
Large electric sash windows, and the slightly reflective metal façade that appears to be coated with dew, create a sense of visual closeness to the park.
The entire house is divided into seven split levels without partitions and all levels are connected by a staircase situated in the middle of the house.
In section, the project is a composition of continuous folded structural slabs as well as disconnected hanging surfaces.
Walls defining each room extend lengthwise from end to end of the building, and jut out from the roof as vertical blades giving a clue about the internal layout.
A concept wherein the chair and desk are no longer unquestionable starting points; exploring different standing positions in an experimental work landscape.
The noticeable form of each rolling home facilitates a clever plan layout over three surprisingly efficient levels.
An architectural practice in the woods…
A dramatic entrance via a ramp which extends the transition from interior to exterior creating the constant sensation of environment changing.
Five shop front-like volumes, each carrying a different function, are separated by patios and are connected by a central hall creating a dialogue between them.
The highlight of this project is the rusty red perforated ‘second skin’ façade made out of triangular metal panels probably a reference to the victims of war.
The highlight of this building is the façade. The panels seem to be moving with the sun but they are caught in the act forming windows, balconies and incisions.
A galvanized steel sub-structure thought as large shelves provides support for different sized hollow ceramic pieces that form the façade.
At a first glance, the house displays a simple, legible geometric composition; a closer look reveals a concern for craftsmanship and detail.
This is a technology-intensive house, a piece of civilized life and order perched atop a rocky headland in the wilds of the Stockholm archipelago.
The anthracite concrete box, raised a meter and a half off the ground, only allows one entering: the entrance, backed also by a slight bending of the glass wall that divides the porch.
A façade of 6,000 pure-glass blocks enable the creation of an open, clearly articulated garden that admits the city scenery.
Six curved roofs at different heights allow natural light to pour down. Six is an important number for the roof design as God created Man on the sixth day.
888,246 ceramic poppies infill the Tower of London for Remembrance Day.
The designers imagined an elastic ceiling that was pulled down by the weight of various objects achieving a rippling effect.