Archive for July, 2013

Danchi Hutch \ YYAA

Danchi Hutch \ YYAA

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• July 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA, this small house is designed for a craftman and his mother. They had lived in a Danchi for a long time. Danchi is notorious Japanese housing complex. Since it is too narrow, it is often called “The rabbit hutch.” When the client consulted us to build their new residence, […]

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Xiang River Tower \ RRC Studio

Xiang River Tower \ RRC Studio

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• July 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

RRC Studio designed the Xiang River Tower located in Changsha, China. The tower comes from the idea of chinese boxes contained in a single bigger box: each of them, stacked on top of another, include several programs. RRC Studio + Statement from RRC Studio Xiang River Tower is an office and residential project in Changsha, […]

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New Town Masterplan in Pudong \ RRC Studio

New Town Masterplan in Pudong \ RRC Studio

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• July 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

RRC Studio designed the New Town Masterplan in Pudong, Shanghai, China. The choice of contemporary architectural configuration is integrated with the appeal to tradition through the use of wood coverings that work as shading systems for the apartments. RRC Studio + Statement from RRC Studio New Town Masterplan is a new residential district included in […]

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Multifunctional Complex in Shanghai \ RRC Studio

Multifunctional Complex in Shanghai \ RRC Studio

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• July 10, 2013 • Comments (1)

Italian architectural firm RRC Studio designed a multifunctional complex with 3 mixed use towers in Shanghai, China. The transparent base ties three towers together both functionally and compositionally, providing an easily identified central entrance into the shared lobby. RRC Studio + Statement from RRC Studio The project involves the construction of 240,000 square meters of […]

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Sowwah Square wins CTBUH 2013 Best Tall Building Award, Middle East & Africa

Sowwah Square wins CTBUH 2013 Best Tall Building Award, Middle East & Africa

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (1)

Designed by Goettsch Partners, the Sowwah Square project now competes as one of four regional winners for 2013 Best Tall Building Worldwide. We are very pleased to see Sowwah Square recognized at such a high international level. The CTBUH has done a great job to recognize a wide range of achievements in tall buildings that […]

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New Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Calgary \ BIG

New Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Calgary \ BIG

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG unveils its design for the new Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Galgary, Canada. Downtown Calgary has developed as a typical North American city center with a cluster of corporate towers surrounded by a periphery of low density surburban homes. The Telus Sky is an attempt to create a lively mixture of living and working […]

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CLOUD CITY in CUSP \ LAVA

CLOUD CITY in CUSP \ LAVA

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

LAVA director Chris Bosse’s CLOUD CITY is in CUSP EXHIBITION AT CASULA POWERHOUSE, SYDNEY UNTIL 1 SEPTEMBER 2013. CUSP is an exhibition exploring the potential of design in our lives, 12 Australian designers  ‘generate ideas that could change the way we inhabit the world.’ The future is not about what buildings look like, but how […]

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3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany

3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany. 3XN’s vision to create an open, inspiring and social learning environment for a new technical faculty wins competition with 25 entries. Transparency and communication have been key concepts… which is designed as a “vertical campus” to support the university’s goals of self-awareness, innovation, functionality and profitability. 3XN + […]

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Nul and Nul 5° lamps \ K-O-N-T-O

Nul and Nul 5° lamps \ K-O-N-T-O

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• July 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen-based K-O-N-T-O has created the Nul and Nul 5° lamps. The lamps are made only from pure organic Scandinavian materials. NUL is the first product and will be available in to variations: NUL and NUL grader 5. NUL is a peace craftsmanship with a sculptural look and the function of a helf in the middle.

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CSM Motors HQ \ Studio Lucio Serpagli architects

CSM Motors HQ \ Studio Lucio Serpagli architects

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• July 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Studio Lucio Serpagli architects designed the CSM Motors HQ. + statement from Studio Lucio Serpagli architects The settlement of Borgo Val di Taro, integrated in the geographical reality of the mountains in Val di Taro, presents itself as a nucleus that, contained into a natural basin surrounded by the skyline of the Apennine mountains, lost […]

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