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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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COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Complete Works 1968-2010 by TASCHEN

COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Complete Works 1968-2010 by TASCHEN

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

“COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Complete Works 1968-2010“, published by TASCHEN. This book has not yet been released. But you may pre-order in Amazon. Please click here to order this book. You can click the link to flip through the book at http://www.taschen.com/lookinside/00396/index.htm + Information COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Complete Works 1968-2010 by TASCHEN Author: Michael Mönninger Editor: Peter Gössel […]

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Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

The concept for Sperone Westwater represents both a response to the Bowery’s dynamic urban character and a desire to rethink the way in which we engage with art in the setting of a gallery. The moving gallery animates the exterior of the building and creates a bold vertical element within. Like a kinetic addition to […]

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Playground Building in Utrecht | Van Rooijen Architecten

Playground Building in Utrecht | Van Rooijen Architecten

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• September 21, 2010 • Comments (1)

In The Netherlands, Dutch architectural practice Van Rooijen Architecten completed the new playground building in an inner courtyard close to the city center of Utrecht for the children of the neighborhood. The old existing building on the playground was to be replaced by a new one. The brief called for a modest, durable and safe […]

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C. F. Møller Architects won the Sustainable Town Houses in Stockholm

C. F. Møller Architects won the Sustainable Town Houses in Stockholm

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• September 18, 2010 • Comments (0)

Last month, we featured C. F. Møller Architects‘ the winning Ferry Terminal project in Stockholm’s new high-profile environmental development Norra Djurgaardsstaden. Recently, C. F. Møller Architects has won another competition in the same area, the competition for 18 sustainable town houses. + Project description courtesy C. F. Møller Architects Hammarby Sjöstad in Stockholm is known worldwide as […]

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