Tag: design

Public Works Building Uses Roads as Design Motif

September 01, 2020

A public works department in Bexar County, San Antonio, TX, has a unique approach to the design of various aspects of their new building. They’ve created a motif using “an abstracted map of the  major county roads,” which is repeated in various locations throughout the building. The motif appears on a perforated screen on the […]

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Ural Philharmonic Concert Hall to Mimic Sound Waves

December 01, 2018

Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Concert Hall in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The venue will contain a 1600-seat concert hall and a smaller 400-seat chamber music hall. “Echoing the physical aspects of sound waves, the design of the new philharmonic concert hall is based on the properties of musical sound […]

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