Great Buildings Collection

Friday, May 07, 2010

"More than 1000 great buildings from around the world and across history are listed below and illustrated on this web site and the Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM, with photographic images, architectural drawings, discussion, bibliography, architect info, and live 3D walkthrough computer models."to find out more...

Business School and Teaching Complex / FJMT + Archimedia

Thursday, May 06, 2010

"We developed architectural forms that open through a series of organic flowing ribbons in a gesture of invitation, outreach and optimism, gathering the energy of the site into a major new public square. These layered glass and stainless steel planes are carefully composed to orientate and join the forms and internal volumes of the new building to significant landscape elements. The central atrium and internal gathering space is directed out between the two largest ribbons to connect with the natural landscape of the Auckland Domain, the northern figural ‘head’ is turned to look directly towards the Harbour and Rangitoto Island while terminating the axial vista of Wynyard Street." to find out more...

Architects FJMT & Archimedia

Passage via http://www.archdaily.com/58651/business-school-and-teaching-complex-fjmt-archimedia/
Images by John Gollings & Andrew Chung via http://www.archdaily.com/58651/business-school-and-teaching-complex-fjmt-archimedia/
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