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Zaisa Office Tower | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

Zaisa Office Tower | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

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• November 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Spanish architectural firm Hoz Fontan Arquitectos recently has completed the Zaisa Office Tower in Irun, Spain. Located close to the border between Spain and France, the new office tower is the last building of the Zaisa transportation hub in Irun, and houses Zaisa’s headquarters and rental office space. The tower is inserted in front of […]

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Parking Sonvida Basel | HHF architects in collaboration with ARchos Architektur

Parking Sonvida Basel | HHF architects in collaboration with ARchos Architektur

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• November 9, 2010 • Comments (6)

Switzerland-based architectural firm HHF architects, in collaboration with ARchos Architektur designed the Parking Sonvida Basel. The project is located on the outskirts of Basel and is part of a new housing project with different sized villas and small apartment buildings. The underground parking is designed as an underground street (approximately 150m long) which allows to access […]

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OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

OODA + OOIIO wins Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition

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• November 9, 2010 • Comments (1)

Portuguese-based architectural design office OODA & OOIIO win Merit Award in Taiwan Conceptual Tower International Competition. The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taiwan’s new spirit. The Tower was planned to be at least 300-meter […]

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Bella Sky launches in 6 months

Bella Sky launches in 6 months

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• November 7, 2010 • Comments (2)

Right now the construction of the Bella Sky hotel in Copenhagen is the largest building site in Denmark. In only 6 months Bella Sky will open as one of Scandinavia’s largest and most spectacular hotels Visually the hotel will be characterized by the two leaning towers, creating a spectacular and unspoiled view over the green […]

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Hospice Sondergaard | Henning Larsen architects

Hospice Sondergaard | Henning Larsen architects

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• November 5, 2010 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural practice Henning Larsen architects has designed the Hospice Søndergaard. The purpose of Hospice Søndergaard was to offer terminal patients as much quality of life and dignity as possible in the concluding part of life. The physical surroundings should be dignifying and inspiring – regardless if you are a patient, nurse or relative. Henning […]

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HB:BX Internation Competition - Exhibition Opening & Book Launch

HB:BX Internation Competition – Exhibition Opening & Book Launch

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

HIGH BRIDGE: BRONX, BUILDING CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURE. ENYA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN IDEAS COMPETITION EXHIBITION OPENING Exhibition Opening & Book Launch November 11th 2010 5:30– 8:00 PM Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012 Free Admission + FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA), AIA New York Chapter, is thrilled to announce […]

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Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

Australian Architectural Review (AR) recently awarded Peddle Thorp Architects, Melbourne and Sustainable Built Environments (SBE) a commendation for their finalist listed entry in the Proposition 2065 design competition. Jury report The major strengths of this scheme related to the way scale and connectivity have been handled. The fractured volumes of the key buildings were seen […]

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House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

«House of mister R.» is a clear manifestation of the ‘aesthetic of chaos’, which Arseniy Borisenko and Peter Zaytsev are so fond of discussing with colleagues and journalists. But ‘chaos’ has a limited presence here. «The accidental rearrangement and (self) organization of form» (as the architects say about their method) turns out to be the […]

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Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

A young American architectural studio Platform for Architecture + Research designed the Restaurant 659 located in one of LA’s boutique districts, spanning the ground floors of two adjacent retail buildings at 659 La Brea Boulevard, a new 4,800 square foot restaurant and lounge will occupy a currently vacant storefront. North of the juncture of Wilshire […]

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The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (1)

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 is a concentration of showrooms for international fashion brands in one building including public spaces such as an event hall, a restaurant and a lounge at the top floor. The design strategy is based on the adjacent warehouse building Labels 1. The interior spaces of this historical building are […]

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