Delicately Designed Geometric Structure of Hispasat by Herreros Arquitectos

Madrid-based firm Herreros Arquitectos has designed the lattice-skinned cylindrical structure of Spanish telecommunications satellite organization, Hispasat. Description from Herreros Arquitectos: The project arises from the need to respond to gaps in use and operation of an exisiting building and to internal problems of radiation and illumination generated by the current façade. The project requires the re-use and re-distribution of operational areas, district offices and its institutional zones. This is resolved with glass […]


Geometrical Extension of the Balmain Cottage

Sydney-based architecture studio Innovarchi designed the Balmain renovation project. This unusual geometric extension is part of a traditionally designed cottage in Balmain, New South Wales in Australia. Balmain Cottage by Innovarchi: In the context of the heritage area in and around Balmain this extension to a small cottage demanded careful consideration of the philosophy behind the new intervention. Analysis of traditional built forms, usage patterns and development codes led to a strategy of providing […]