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Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

Queensland Courtyard House is a recent residential competition submission by Brisbane, Australia based architecture office Plazibat & Jemmott Architects. + Project description courtesy Plazibat + Jemmott architects Concept The intent of this project is to go beyond the pragmatics of the proposed program and investigate a new potential model for suburban housing. This model takes […]

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Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

Faustino Winery by Foster + Partners opens in Spain

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• November 1, 2010 • Comments (1)

Faustino Winery by world-renowned architect Foster + Partners recently opens in Spain. Bodegas Portia is our first winery, so we had no preconceptions about how it should work. It was an opportunity to start from first principles – to examine the different stages of wine production and to try to create the ideal conditions for […]

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BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

8 House by Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has been completed recently. Celebrating its third project with the same development team in the maturing neighborhood of Orestad, the construction of the 61,000 m2 8 House has come to an end, allowing people to bike all the way from the street up to its […]

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Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In San Francisco, WRNS Studio has recently completed a dramatic multi-story parking structure in the heart of the city’s Mission Bay redevelopment zone. This new seven story elevated parking structure serves adjacent laboratories and offices with 1,420 spaces. The north and east façades, which border a public plaza, are clad in perforated aluminum panels whose […]

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Australia's Top Green Building Event - Future Proffing Property Conference

Australia’s Top Green Building Event – Future Proffing Property Conference

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Future Proofing Property Conference, one of the Australia’s Top Green Building Event that will take place in Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre (Queensland, Australia) on 8th-9th November, 2010. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from over 25 of the world’s leading domestic and international sustainability thinkers. Future Proofing Property is this year’s most […]

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Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

Foster + Partners wins competition to design first project in Luxembourg

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners has won an international competition to design Luxembourg Royal Hamilius, a mixed-use development in the heart of Luxembourg City developed by Codic International. We are delighted with this excellent result and look forward to further developing the scheme. Our proposal is based on a sequence of rich public spaces, inside and outside, […]

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Aluminum House | Unit Arkitektur

Aluminum House | Unit Arkitektur

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• October 26, 2010 • Comments (2)

The Aluminum House by Swedish architectural firm Unit Arkitektur is an extension for a Swedish house with a traditional gable roof. + Project description courtesy Unit Arkitektur Around the lake Gärdsken, in the southern parts of Alingsås, a residential area with villas mainly from the 20th century is situated. Originally, these were small wooden two […]

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Renovation of the Stations of Oostlijn | GROUP A + Fabrique

Renovation of the Stations of Oostlijn | GROUP A + Fabrique

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• October 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

Architectural studio GROUP A and multi-disciplinary design agency Fabrique together have won the European tender for the renovation of the stations of Oostlijn of the Amsterdam Metro. According to the jury, the proposal by GROUP A / Fabrique not only ‘returns to the basics of the  original design’, but is also ‘a vision for the […]

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Alias Evolution | Maria Kadyrova + Sam Buckley + Martina Caddeo

Alias Evolution | Maria Kadyrova + Sam Buckley + Martina Caddeo

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• October 18, 2010 • Comments (3)

The team of Maria Kadyrova + Sam Buckley + Martina Caddeo shared with us their work which was done in their Master degree program in Scuola Politecnica di Design (Milano). Alias Evolution was an organic response to the brutality and minimalism of the host buidling and the surrounding environment, combining a fluid aesthetic with a […]

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LILLE Office Building | LAN Architecture

LILLE Office Building | LAN Architecture

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• October 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

LAN won the competition organized by SAEM EURALILLE to design an office building for Sogeprom/Projectim in Lille, France. The project is located in the Block 4.1-A, the last area to build of Euralille urban developement design by OMA in 1994. Is it possible to reaffirm the city in an architectural project? This question, shared by […]

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