a new development intervention on a marina bay should be memorable. a rock cliff is always a spectacular memento in itself. why should we not take the nature moment of Dobrogea’s cliffs in Constanta’s region and put it in real life? why shall we not have also a double promenade along Tomis Marina – uplifted […]
the store or the usual market as the daily venue in town is for everyone the symbol of exchanging news, fragrances, flavors, emotions… it’s the place to get a real cultural pulse or a vitaminizing sensorial experience. B4 is the place where like at the market we are assaulted by a multitude of objects, colors […]
revival of the Iasitex former textile factory area in Iasi as a masterplan proposal for a residential-commerce-offices buildings assembly meant to bring the neighborhood back to town.
we are continuously under the pressure of innovation, and this agent makes the future possible. we stand by definition among limits not always defined, which form, de-form and re-form the context. the limit between private space and shared space. the limit between thought and honest dialogue. the limit between the already tested real and the […]
a „successful” socializing space has the responsibility to transform the infinite possibilities of the encounter into reality by transposing oneself into a new space and time, other than those we are used to. but what if the space is „here” and the time is „now”? the design starts by facilitating a dialogue between the space […]
a new brand that is given a first dedicated space in Bucharest, Romania. it is the introduction of a gadget meant to represent an icon for a generation who wishes to reinvent itself and live healthier. technology and socialization were two determinant coordinates of the theme we received.
the background of musical, urban events into a central location in Constanta is the theme for a potential manifesto. we are dominated by mental flashbacks of some residual urban spaces, “ghost” spaces or spaces dismantled of initial activities, spaces that frequently welcome us as a diagnosis of nowadays postindustrial and post-communist society. this reality displeases […]
we are the slaves of our own visual, auditive or sensitive experiences. we live an internal universe which determines us in the cultural perception. in Bucharest, we are characterized by the extroverted, vocal, filmic spirit. we like to have it all, to be exuberant, to live for the moment. the reward of instant pleasure fills […]
1st prize for the public contest “Planning the Bazar urban area in Iasi” one of the efficient methods of urban development process consists in capitalization of the existent ground sources which already have technical-urbanistic infrastructure and transport over the growth of intra-city. development of the immobile situated between the ramps of Nicolina passage in Iasi […]
it seems like a paradox for a city to have a great asset like the sea and not be able to touch it. water is still there but it has lost its predominance. partly to blame is the constant acceleration of urban development, prioritizing vehicles over people and industry over public space. in order to […]
the previous state was that of an office without alternative areas enlarged by an unfinished space. the design theme had as starting point the desire to reshape the classic impersonal office into a place where you can feel conveniently cozy while at work. the existing open-office area was expecting a dialogue, requiring an interlocutor in […]
office space image builds itself around rigid, cold and highly illuminated spaces. we asked ourselves : what if one comes to the „office” willingly and enters daily a world which attracts through wideness, warmth and ambiental equilibrium? the vision we approached tries to find the balance between different themes of some universal dilemmas, „at home” […]
the concept envisions a green belt and public spaces around the historical center, in which the Central Station plays a key role as both an iconic place for representing the city and a functional hub for transportation. the space in front of the station is proposed as a pedestrian path with a high quality design. […]
B r a i n Y A R D der WOHLkennhof _a compact development that relates strongly with the central plaza YARD / HOF EDUCATIONAL CLOUD a perfect place for the pupils to emulate personal skills _a daily spatial perception and image of a place that invites the desire to equal or outdo anyone _the […]
a location in the central area of city Iasi at the beginning of a beautiful, green, well known universitary area is a potential „hot spot“. the design was made in the context of changing the initial esthetic paradigm. the new intervention also gave the opportunity for a new spatial extension towards the backside as a […]
a terrace restaurant and bar at Herastrau lake in Bucharest is a place of meeting and contemplation. for the typology of clients desired by the beneficiary, the architectural discourse had to develop strong identity valencies so as the new created location could have the chance of becoming one of the new places of getting out […]
The Architecture Prize for collective housing – residential projects section in Bucharest Architecture Annual 2015 anuala.ro the apartment house proposed here lays in one of the representative areas of bucharest, in an area where “the built” is mostly residential and where the two lakes in the neighbourhood lead you towards a possible romantic atmosphere. the […]
the porch becomes the inspiring element, as the archetypal central element at the end of 19th century bucharest, a town full of merchants back then. the concept of the proposal is a simple one: a porch-roof solution. it proposes that the roof of the house would detach from the house in two phases and deconstruct […]
ATTENTION: CONSTRUCTION SITE! “Entourage” means first socializing but also what we want to become and leave behind us into a big marriage with the future. we must take socializing on different layers as a positive game, first with ourselves. it is a game that helps us not being subordinated to some dogmas, it is a […]
The Architecture Prize for social-cultural projects section of Architecture Annual, Bucharest 2014 anuala.ro Honorable mention at Romanian Building Awards concept house in a reprezentative area in bucharest apears as both a subject and an object, towards becoming a place of fashionable meetings and events. the new design approach dwells upon the classical facades of the […]
the puzzle of innocence and truth the restaurant and the cafe, from the ordinary man’s view, is probably, the most common place for “socialization”. on investor’s opinion though the situation can not be that relaxed. the concept for the design of a restaurant and cafe based on success principles assumed to a certain desired customer’s […]
The Architecture Prize for social-cultural projects section at Architecture Annual, Bucharest 2013 anuala.ro the monomial’s binomial the primary theme we received from the client was that of integrating the concept of an architectural object that would function as restaurant and club in the center of Constanta town on a plot neighbouring on one side the […]
the “[t]shirt” club in Constanta, Romania is one of many clubs that you can find in the specific area, as a scene of events and entertainment for young and middle age people. the design of a club is mostly related both to knowing the events that should happen there and to the kind of client […]
the project has evolved out of a traditional piece of furniture – „laiţa”- a simple and long bench made of wood and laid in front of the house, which has always accompanied Maramures region social life. „Laiţa” becomes the central and governing element of the square by offering to the city that social scene so […]
the functional concept of a contemporary library has recently gained new social, cultural and political values. our proposal appears as a soft, organic embryo shape that is inserted into the urban landscape as a passage gate which expands the public space through and beyond the building. it’s shape should no longer have a clearly defined […]
from being the ‘birth place’ of the city, the railway became a barrier, a fracture. with our project we are looking for a new identity of the city, an urban lounge that connects north and south bringing a new life with new functions. it will be a reactive organism that grows step by step filing and fulfilling […]
“Sky Condos 2011” International Architecture Competition by Arquitectum
the new Contemporary Art Museum is a surprise in the pedestrian promenade, a new physical, social and cultural symbol for Puerto Madero, breaking the rhythm of the monotonous docks.
Nomination at the Architecture Annual Bucharest 2012 in studies and projects section: anuala.ro A bridge in front of the Hermitage Museum in Amsterdam shouldn’t be only a bridge. The site misses „openness” towards pedestrians at the level of the street raster. What if this bridge will also be a public space which could reinvent […]
our idea of a Luxury Night Club Hotel consists of an alternate reality where time and geographical location have no boundaries, where you can become anything you ever wanted as long as you dare to enter the DREAMscraper. by mixing the hotel accommodation facilities with the entertainment, relaxation and introspection opportunities the DREAMscraper turns into […]
the square is full of history, between the statues, all the events that occur during time, the Sutu Palace and notleast the events that will probably be part of the square in the future analayzing the pedestrian traffic a pattern was found in the way the people use the space: only to transit the space […]
our concept has two specific elements: on one side the cultural and textural overlapping memory of the place and on the other side the friendly, nostalgic and idyllic character that the place releases through a ‘vegetable verandah’ like space.
the project Spectrum Residences is located in northern Constanta on the Black Sea coast. this special gulf location was asking for a memorable gesture. from the land, the sea image was overwhelming in intensity. not the same was from the sea where a mix of houses spread sadness all over. the fact that an open […]
in a project like this the form, the function and the structure are three objects for study, whose combination can create a story. the lawcourt is an important function who needs more representativeness in the community. the symbolism of some conflicting binomials which cause the act of justice happen led our proposal to the translation […]
the apartment is located in “spectrum residences” ensemble in constanta directly on the romanian seacoast of the black sea. it was the priming intention of having a beautiful open space with a continuous “sea coast feeling”. the white colour is almost everywhere. a glass partition cut out the main sensation of “innocence” of the existing […]
the architecture has its origins in the nature. nature is the subject for the building envelope where the object proposed by us develops a structure for an exhibition center.
the space of a non-finished apartment, devoid of any partitioning, is marked by two circular arcs, as two glass compartments united in a single conceptual gesture. both the ends of one of the arcs rest on the contour of the apartment, this arc having an opaque colour. the other, also colored but transparent, floats in […]
the project represents the revitalisation of a historical monument building in Bucharest that becomes an alternative cultural centre and office headquarters for a couple of companies. the contrast between the exterior shell and the interior world is the primary concept that nourishes this project. Published in: 51arch.com, arhiforum.ro, casecarenumaiplang.ro, aeccafe.com, archdaily.com, architonic.com
a house affording comfort, confidence and cultural “safety” was, in part, the theme received. in many cultures, old or new, houses are perceived as “friendly”, “human”, “safe” when conceptually there is a “stone” pedestal continued by an upper “wooden” structure. this was the answer that we had to give to the proposed theme: a house […]
an ideal prismatic volume made of a “pure” material, with pregnant reflections and mirrorings, generated using proportions of golden rectangles, receives a modelling action, of “natural digging” into the “pressure” area.
in Mamaia an old conference room changed gradually into a club. the investors wanted to totally transform it once more in order to create a new visual concept among the „house music” clubs in Romania. it’s a world of perfect opposites in a crazy – crazy world! DJ plays that music and you all people […]
in the very heart of the city of Constanta, in a place stylistically destructured, very close to the central park, inserting a new object escaped by far, any possible background restrictions. the concept of a glass “filter“ between the two major natural worlds in the area – the park nearby and the sea in the […]
in an area animated by real estate investments, where Voluntari meets Bucharest, the clients want a „first-class” investment. due to its geometry, texture and chromatics, the proposed design engages the environment in a competition; being riskly built at maximum, it recalls an intelligent unidentified object of a quote from „2001: a space odissey ” movie. […]
the project of expansion of the mall located in the most representative area of targu-mures set out from the very beginning to re-think a local routine of approach to “the novelty” in the local historical context. the approach to the recently opened first wing of the mall, to be supplemented by the construction proposed by […]
the club as a background for events is a space which welcomes you with illusions as if it were a large mirror room. you beam addicted to your own feeling and fantasies. enjoy it!
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Situated in the neighbourhood of the promenade alley in Mamaia resort, on a quite small dimensioned site, this building is efficiently organized as functionality and form. Thus, at the upper levels there are suites of rooms and at the ground floor, the front-desk, the restaurant, the kitchen, the luggage storage and technically specialized areas.
an urban floating construction invaded by vegetation is meant to be the base for the 5 office towers out of which grass and water overflow.
with the formal dynamism and textural novelty of its curtain wall, this signal object located at the entrance of Bucharest, creates a powerful virtual impact offering a representative image to the client.
this is an alternative for ‘wrapping’ an existing building that has changed old functionality (residential) into a new one (IT company headquarters) by using a general concept: modules-connectivity-technology.
an existing communist-type building changes its functional utility and becomes the new image of a nowadays offices space.
the innovative architectural language of this building is created on the façade towards street through a game of “cuts” and the large windowpanes, round at the ground floor level. in spite of a low budget, not reflected in the end, this office building has a powerful impact.