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Casa Max, Modern House Design by Magnus Architects

November 03, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Modern House Design

Casa Max, Modern House Design

Casa max was designed by Magnus Architects, inspired by the owners different cultural identities.  Plaster forms reflect the Mexican heritage. A central atrium with a rock garden recalls the Asian culture of the other.  A cost conscious solution for a growing family.

Night view, Casa Max, Modern House Design
Casa Max, Modern House Design by Magnus Architects
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BAE Systems Reception by Capita Architecture, in Lancashire, United Kingdom

June 04, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

This BAE Systems Reception is designed by Capita Architecture, located in Lancashire, United Kingdom.
The facility, designed by Capita Symonds, is responsible for building the front fuselage and other parts of the Eurofighter Typhoon as well as a number of other aircraft including the Lockhead Martin F-35 Lightning II.

BAE Systems Reception by Capita Architecture, in Lancashire, United Kingdom 1

Two major new four-storey office buildings, which have achieved a minimum BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’, (the UK sustainability standard) have also opened at the site. The buildings will accommodate flexible engineering accommodation – one will house F-35 staff while the other will house customer support for BAE’s Saudi Contracts.

BAE Systems Reception by Capita Architecture, in Lancashire, United Kingdom 2

The offices feature a raft of sustainable features including low energy consumption, biomass boilers, rainwater harvesting and a central atrium providing both a wealth of natural daylight and air circulation. As part of the green travel plan, showering and changing facilities have also been provided within the office buildings to encourage staff to cycle into work and help cut down the company’s carbon footprint.
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