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Helix Spire | Erich Remash + Chris Thomas

Helix Spire | Erich Remash + Chris Thomas

• September 28, 2010 • Comments (0)

Helix Spire was a temporary sculptural play toy, a climbing tower, a lookout 25 feet above the ground. Mundane materials were used in a clever way to build a modest climbing toy which provided a good view and a point of reference for gathering and play. The Helix was designed to be easy to climb, […]

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Student Competition - Vienna House of Music (VHOM)

Student Competition – Vienna House of Music (VHOM)

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• September 28, 2010 • Comments (0)

The new architecture competition for students ‘Vienna House of Music (VHOM)‘ organized by ArchMedium.com is now open for registration. Convenor: ArchMedium Contest: Viena House of Music (VHOM) The House of Music is a new type of music school for Vienna that should be an important link between past and present of the city.  The building […]

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A House combines art and architecture | A-cero

A House combines art and architecture | A-cero

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• September 27, 2010 • Comments (5)

Art & architecture Spanish architecture firm A-cero presents its new house: a built set of volumes and sheets combined as a perfect play that mixes the limits between art and architecture. According to A-cero aesthetics, modern projecting, blocks and plates define the design of this residential project with sculptural references. The house is located in […]

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A Civil Community | aramplus Architetti Associati

A Civil Community | aramplus Architetti Associati

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• September 26, 2010 • Comments (3)

For the competition held by Ance on the redevelopment of abandoned industrial areas, the spatial analysis project started. The lot is located in the former industrial area of Cava de’ Tirreni, north of it, the area that was occupied by Co.Fi.MA, abandoned canning industry. Gone are the tobacco fields of landscape features which are linked […]

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Public Sauna in Liberec | Mjölk architekti

Public Sauna in Liberec | Mjölk architekti

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• September 26, 2010 • Comments (1)

Mjölk architects built a sauna and presented it to their city Czech architectural office mjölk architekti made a remarkable contribution to public space utilization in Liberec, their city of residence. During the night right after their apperance at Pecha Kucha Night Prague – which took place last Wednesday – the architects built a public sauna […]

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40 Housing Units + Retails | LAN Architecture

40 Housing Units + Retails | LAN Architecture

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• September 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

French architects LAN architecture won the competition organised by ICF Novedis to design the block 4.2 of the new Cardinet-Chalabre urban development zone in Paris, France. The major urban interest of ilot 4.2 lies in its position: it will act as a fulcrum between Boulevard Pereire and the new ZAC (Urban Development Zone), creating a […]

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Biosphere Sustainability Centre | Paul Raff Studio

Biosphere Sustainability Centre | Paul Raff Studio

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• September 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

Paul Raff Studio has designed the Biosphere Sustainability Centre in the Thousand Island Region in Ontario, Canada,  it is the multi-use cultural facility which will be a powerful catalyst to environmental, social and economic sustainable development. MISSION To partner and leverage natural and human capital to improve environmental, social, cultural and economic outcomes by demonstrating […]

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Swietokrzyska Tower | OneByNine studio

Swietokrzyska Tower | OneByNine studio

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

Poland-based firm OneByNine studio recently has designed the Swietokrzyska Tower located in the center of Warsaw, Poland, next to the main street in the city. The shape of a building are created by two simple twisted blocks. The shape is adjusted to the sun movement. OneByNine tried to minimize southern facade which is most exposed […]

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UNStudio Office Tower | UNStudio

UNStudio Office Tower | UNStudio

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (1)

Dutch architectural practice UNStudio‘s UNStudio Office Tower in South Axis business area Amsterdam, has been recently realised. The façade of the UNStudio Tower plays with the juxtaposition of a horizontal and vertical articulation, conceptually relating to the principles upon which the moiré effect is based. In the design for the tower it was important for […]

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'DUB' Staircase | Reinier de Jong Design

‘DUB’ Staircase | Reinier de Jong Design

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (5)

Rotterdam-based design studio Reinier de Jong Design has designed and recently finished a staircase design named ‘DUB‘. It is obvious at first sight: DUB is a staircase. Upon closer look you discover something else. These steps seem really high but actually consist of two steps in one. Eight white blocks, sixteen grey steps. It makes […]

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