Archive for March, 2012

A Cradle for Multiple Cultures and Social Cohesion \ Nomad Office Architects

A Cradle for Multiple Cultures and Social Cohesion \ Nomad Office Architects

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• March 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Heritage Revitalization in Hong Kong Heritage is a socio-cultural resource, which the Hong Kong citizen is drawing on to help define an identity, both connected to and distinct from mainland China. Heritage revitalization is primarily software driven and its operating model should reflect the social needs and benefit at time rather than only upkeep architecture […]

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BMW Welt \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

BMW Welt \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

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• March 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of BMW Welt by Coop Himmelb(l)au in Munich. The architect Prof Wolf D. Prix and his agency, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, were able to visualize the expectations of BMW In the shape of gigantic cloud developed from a twisted Double Cone of steel and glass, and made accessible to visitors. […]

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Widescreen House \ R Zero Studio

Widescreen House \ R Zero Studio

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• March 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Located at San Gaspar Golf Club (Jiutepec de Morelos, Mexico), in an area of 1,600 square meters on top of a hill; Widescreen materializes in a one floor house to accommodate a versatile program. Today is a rest house, but tomorrow it will turn into a house where the client will enjoy his retirement. The […]

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Workshop Steigereiland \ GROUP A

Workshop Steigereiland \ GROUP A

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• March 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

In a primarily residential area at the edge of IJburg in Amsterdam, a location has been set aside for the development of commercial buildings. The ‘comb-shaped’ development is situated along the water of the IJmeer, on the west side of the Steigereiland. GROUP A has designed a building which currently houses two companies: one company […]

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Daylighting Summer Course in Vicenza

Daylighting Summer Course in Vicenza

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• March 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

Daylighting Summer Course, Vicenza, Italy 8th-22nd July 2012 A Sustainable Design Approach based on Experimentation and Contemporary Architecture of the Venice Region. The University of Florida are holding a summer sustainable lighting design course, which we feel may be of interest to your association. We would therefore like to arrange with you the possibility of […]

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Mop House \ AGi architects

Mop House \ AGi architects

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• March 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site can be accessed from either side of the surrounding streets to allow for both a private and a public entrance. After moving along a curved wall that guides the visitor from the exterior of the plot into the center, one reaches the main entrance into the house. Upon entering through the main door […]

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Redfern Park \ JMD Design

Redfern Park \ JMD Design

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• March 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Redfern Park is located in the suburb of Minto, 60 kilometres south-west of the Sydney CBD. Minto is an outer ring suburb currently undergoing a major urban renewal process as the result of changes to the State Governments public housing policy that is seeing the enclaves of the 1970’s being rebuilt as new socially diverse […]

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Jacaranda Park \ JMD Design

Jacaranda Park \ JMD Design

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• March 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

JMD Design were commissioned by Stockland to design document and provide construction quality advice for a feature park within a new subdivision project at Glenmore Ridge, Penrith. The eastern edge of the new park had been designed and built some ten years ago, hence the name Jacaranda Park. It was decided that the new park […]

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Elements \ WE architecture

Elements \ WE architecture

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• March 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Elements is a Pilgrim Center located in a scenic mountain landscape in Western Norway. Elements is a visitors’ center in close connection to the wooden church, “Røldal stavkirke”, from the 13th century. Røldal Stavkirke is one of the best preserved wooden churches in Norway and the church is the most frequent pilgrimage destination in the […]

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Farum \ WE architecture

Farum \ WE architecture

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• March 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Today suburbia is a typology that has been greatly criticized. We believe that suburbs have great potential in becoming qualified and generous spaces for the inhabitants. This competition was initiated by Realdania in order to create debate and visions for “The Suburbs of the Future”. Farum is today a fragmented suburb located 20 km from […]

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