home

[ Content | Sidebar ]

Archives for architecture

P-Hus on Edvard Thomsens Vej in Copenhagen – DK

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 347 Edvard Thomsens Vej is located in Ørestad South in Copenhagen. The parking house in Ørestad, Copenhagen, won first prize in a competition in 2008. It’s located at the busy corner of Edvard Thomsensvej, where its facades enclose very different types of urban spaces and courtyards. The architectural idea is […]

Cherry Street Strauss Trunnion Bascule Bridge in Toronto – CAN

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 337 The Cherry Street Strauss Trunnion Bascule Bridge is a bascule bridge and Warren truss in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Located in the industrial Port Lands area, it carries Cherry Street over the Toronto Harbour Ship Channel and opens to allow ships to access the channel and the turning basin beyond. […]

Craneway Pavilion on Harbour Way South in Richmond – USA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 336 The Craneway Conference Center is located in the Craneway Pavilion on Harbour Way South in Richmond, USA. This location is historically known as the The Ford Richmond Plant, formally the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant in Richmond, California. As state-of-the-art as it is historic, Craneway Pavilion is a 45,000 […]

Hamilton Gears Warehouse on Dupont Street in Toronto – CAN

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 335 Hamilton Gears Warehouse is located at the corner of Dupont Street and Dovercourt Road in Toronto, Canada. The building, at 950 Dupont St., was once the home of the Hamilton Gear and Machinery Co. It was just one of dozens of manufacturing plants that once lined Dupont St., just […]

Lefty O’Doul Bridge at 3rd street in San Francisco – USA

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 333 Lefty O’Doul Bridge is a bridge on the 3rd street in San Francisco, USA. The Lefty O’Doul Bridge (also known as the Third Street Bridge or China Basin Bridge) is a drawbridge connecting the China Basin and Mission Bay neighborhoods of San Francisco, carrying Third Street across the Mission […]

Caja Vital Kutxa HQ on La Biosfera Ibilbidea in Vitoria-Gasteiz – ES

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 329 Caja Vital Kutxa Bank HQ is located on La Biosfera Ibilbidea in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. This is the headquarters for the local savings bank. The building reproduces the scale of the surrounding small woods, a park of the Natura 2000 networking programme. The floor plan has a chromosome shape with […]

A weekend at Manifesta 12 in Palermo on Sicily, Italy

Summer 2018, we visited Palermo to join the opening of Manifesta 12 event on Sicily. We stayed in Palermo between Thursday June 14 and Sunday 17. The weather was not as warm as expected, but great for a city trip. After this weekend we stayed a week in Cefalu, a bit east of Palermo. Read […]

Nordea HQ on Strandgade in Copenhagen – DK

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 323 Nordea Bank Headquarters i Danmark is located at Strandgade in Christianshavn in Copenhagen, Denmark. Nordea Bank Headquarters in Denmark makes part of a Henning Larsen Architects masterplan for the Christiansbro area. Won in 1995, the masterplan concerns the redevelopment of a former shipyard site. The interaction between the exquisite […]

Kvarterhuset Amagerbro on Christian Svendsens Gade in Copenhagen – DK

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 319 Kvarterhuset Amagerbro is located on Christian Svendsens Gade in Copenhagen, Denmark. Often called one of the most beautiful public spaces in Copenhagen, the Kvarterhuset Amagerbro or Neighbourhood Centre of Jemtelandsgade is living proof that nothing is more attractive than the combination of beauty and brains. Emptying an old industrial […]

Vemork powerstation in Rjukan – N

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 318 Vemork is the name of a hydroelectric power plant outside Rjukan in Tinn, Norway. The plant was built by Norsk Hydro and opened in 1911, its main purpose being to fix nitrogen for the production of fertilizer. At opening, it was the world’s largest power plant with a capacity […]