Architecture News September 2012, Buildings

World Architecture News September 2012, Buildings across the Globe, Design Images

Architecture News September 2012

Architectural Design Developments – World Built Environment – Complete list for the month

Global Architectural News September 2012

World Architectural Projects – Highlights in Sep 2012
This is the e-architect archive page for Architecture News September 2012.

Astrup Fearnley Museet Oslo, Norway : Renzo Piano / Narud Stokke Wiig architects
Astrup Fearnley Museum Building - Architecture News September 2012
photo © Nic Lehoux
The new Icon Complex, part of the wider Tjuvholmen development, comprises an art museum, office building and a culture centre, all constructed on reclaimed land. The three buildings are covered by a striking double-curved roof – a design inspired by a bicycle tyre – that slopes down to touch the landscape. The roof is made up of over 2,000 unique panes of glass that allow natural light to illuminate the exhibition spaces.

Ryerson Image Centre, Toronto, Canada : Building news
Ryerson Building Toronto - Architecture News September 2012
photo © Tom Arban Photography Inc.
RIC is a museum-quality facility with main galleries, additional exhibit space in the Great Hall, Entrance Colonnade and Student Gallery. The colonnade features the Salah J. Bachir New Media Wall, a permanent installation visible from the adjacent square.

KREOD design, London – Portable Demountable Structure : Pavilion Architecture
KREOD London - Architecture News September 2012
photograph from designer
KREOD is a sustainable, ecological, portable, demountable and multi-functional indoor or outdoor exhibition space. It promotes business, culture, wellbeing, architecture, art and design in multiple locations within the city of London, and act as a positive exercise for all of those involved.

Visconti Courtyard Louvre Museum, Paris, France : Architects Rudy Ricciotti / Mario Bellini
Louvre Museum Visconti Courtyard - Architecture News September 2012
photograph © R. Ricciotti – M. Bellini / Musée du Louvre © Lisa Ricciotti
A new cutting-edge architectural structure opens to the public after five years of construction work. Designed to showcase the museum’s treasures of Islamic art, the new project is located in the Visconti courtyard, at the very centre of the Louvre. Lafarge has worked in close partnership with the architects to supply the most appropriate materials for the structure.

Jean Carrière Nursery School, Nimes, south of France : Tectoniques
Jean Carrière Nursery School - Architecture News September 2012
image © Jerome Ricolleau
Existing large plane trees form a remarkable framework of greenery, create a warm atmosphere, and act as natural climate regulators. The proposed scheme preserves most of them and associates them actively with the architecture. The second major factor concerns the habitability of the site, which is subject to a major constraint related to drainage.

Sports Center Sa Indiotería Palma de Mallorca, Spain : Jordi Herrero – Arquitecto
Sports Center Sa Indiotería - Architecture News September 2012
photograph : Jaime Sicilia
The building is implemented to bury the court and the locker rooms. The schema allows to go through, without visual barriers, from the park to the covered platform, to the stands, and finally descending to the court.

Sadar Vuga Arhitekti – Latest Design : Vander Urbani Resort, Slovenia
Hotel Vander Building
photo : Miran Kambi

Pierrevives Montpellier, France – new photographs + building news : Zaha Hadid Architects
Pierres Vives Building
photo : Iwan Baan

Sliced Porosity Block Chengdu, China – news : Steven Holl Architects
Sliced Porosity Block
image : Steven Holl Architects

OCT Clubhouse Shenzhen, ROC : Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
OCT Clubhouse Shenzhen Building
image courtesy of Roland Halbe

Lakhta Centre – Gazprom Tower, St Petersburg, Russia : RMJM Architects
Lakhta Centre
image : courtesy of RMJM

Elbphilharmonie concert hall HafenCity, Hamburg, Germany – new photos : Herzog and de Meuron. 2 Sep
Elbe Philharmonic Building
photograph © Adrian Welch

Architecture News August 2012

International Architectural Designs

University Building Developments

Uruguay Buildings

Dublin Architecture Walking Tours : latest Western European architectural walking tour
Grand Canal Square Theatre
photo © Ros Kavanagh

Hamburg Architecture Walking Tours

Buildings / photos for the World Architecture News for September 2012 page welcome