Eskenazi Hospital Parking, by Los Angeles’ Urbana Studio, located in USA Indianapolis, Indiana. Yellow makes this building with a common function an individual piece of good architecture. The transforming façade is formed with the help of 7000 angled metal panels, which have a different colors from both sides – Yellow and Blue. ( See Video )
Falcon Headquarters, by Rojkind Arquitectos, is located in San Angel, Mexico. Falcon is a company which produces medical instruments and equipment. Layers of yellow panels creates a shade inside the space. There is a filling that the surrounding greenery comes into the interior itself.
Tellus Nursery School, by Tham & Videgard Arkitekter, is located in Stockholm, Sweden. Individual strips of sawn wood, painted yellow, form a screen façade that extends over, or is interrupted around, certain openings. The space defines an interior courtyard where children from different grade levels are expected to play nicely together.
Inter-Generation Centre, by Dominique Coulon & Associes, is located in Venarey-les-Laumes, France. An interior courtyard for a nursery is bathed in yellow as part of this community center. Besides the benefits of using yellow for a children’s play space, it also serves to delineate a break in program between the nursery and other areas of this multi-use community center.
The Cube Houses (Kubuswoningen), by Piet Blom, is located in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. This residential development stands apart as its homes are literally cubes, tilted over by 45 degrees. Curious visitors can learn more about these apartments by exploring the Show Cube Museum (Kijk-Kubus).
Enzo Ferrari Museum, by Future Systems Architects, is located in Modena, Italy. Yellow is a traditional color for racing cars and Ferrari’s corporate sign. In addition to interior, the yellow roofing looks even more distinguish in such surrounding.
Sunray Woodcraft Construction Headquarters, by DP Architects, Located in Singapore. The design for Sunray Headquarters redefines the notion of tropical architecture and the characteristic wood and furniture factory – from the typical, open-sided, corrugated metal roof, warehouse type commonly seen in the region into a design that is highly efficient and aesthetically appealing.
Housing for the Fishermen of Tyre, by Hashim Sarkis Studios, is located in Abbasiyeh, Lebanon. The interior courtyards of this housing complex have been brightly colored, a direct contrast to their dark exterior. This inward focus emphasizes levity amongst the residents and their interactions with each other.
Centre Clignancourt, by GPAA Gaëlle Péneau Architecte & Associés, is located in Paris, France. Color choice was a major component for the exterior of this university building. Yellow’s association with the arts underlies its psychological aspects, for which it can be seen to engender positivity among occupants.
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