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Concrete House II | A-cero

Concrete House II | A-cero

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• July 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

The architecture studio A-cero presents one of its last works about a big single-family house. It takes place in the outskirts of Madrid on a 5000m2 plot. It is a single storey building and it has a 1.600 m2 built surface. The first sensation that this house produces when people go into the plot is […]

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Conversion Vertical Museum, Castle-Tower Regensberg | L3P Architekten

Conversion Vertical Museum, Castle-Tower Regensberg | L3P Architekten

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• July 29, 2010 • Comments (0)

Swiss architect L3P Architekten has converted a castle-tower to the Vertical Museum. The castle-tower is under historical monuments’ protection and is a distinctive landmark in the region of Zurich. The tower is 21 metres high, the walls being up to 3 metres thick, and the interior radius averaging about 3.5 m. As old as the […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

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• July 28, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, is the London-based architectural firm Foreign Office Architects (FOA)‘s first major building in the United States, and its first museum. It is approx. 34,000-square-foot with four-story structure, located at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Mayfield Road, the new MOCA is a flagship project of Cleveland’s emerging Uptown […]

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 Kay e Sante nan Ayiti (Creole for Housing and Health in Haiti), Open Architectural Design Competition

Kay e Sante nan Ayiti (Creole for Housing and Health in Haiti), Open Architectural Design Competition

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• July 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

Kay e Sante nan Ayiti (Creole for Housing and Health in Haiti), is an international competition launched by the ARCHIVE Institute to build five housing units in the area of St. Marc, Haiti. The housing units are unique in that throughout the entire project, from design, construction, and habitation, HEALTH is a driving factor. The […]

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CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

In the French city of Marseille, a new 142.8 metre tower, which is the headquarters of container shipping giant, CMA-CGM is now nearly completed. The building was designed by Zaha Hadid architects in 2004, the project intended to provide a vertical iconic building and to act as a gateway to the city from both land […]

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Cascade Coil Stand | Hassell

Cascade Coil Stand | Hassell

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• July 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Cascade Coil stand, designed by Australia’s renowned architecture and design firm Hassell for DesignEx 09, created a striking presence at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. DesignEx is one of Australia’s premiere interior architecture and design events showcasing a vast array of new products and services. The gold mirror finishes and glowing floor of […]

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Natureza em Risco by Lara | Sara

Natureza em Risco by Lara | Sara

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• July 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Portugal, Lara | Sara (Lara Plácido – Architect and Sara Bento Botelho – Sculptor) designed the Natureza em risco. The design was developed by the idea of  “Art in the Garden” to interact with the behavior of its visitors, thus creating a drawing of their journey. … as we walk past it, will grow […]

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Registration for 2011 Skyscraper Competition | eVolo

Registration for 2011 Skyscraper Competition | eVolo

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• July 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

eVolo 2011 Skyscraper Competition eVolo – to study, to develop, to evolve, to fly away… eVolo is pleased to invite students, architects, engineers, and designers from around the globe to take part in the 2011 Skyscraper Competition. The annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition is a forum for the discussion, development, and promotion of innovative concepts for […]

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Mountains & Opening House | EASTERN design office

Mountains & Opening House | EASTERN design office

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• July 25, 2010 • Comments (1)

Mountains & Opening House designed by Japanese studio EASTERN design office for a Japanese sneaker brand as well as a residential house. The house is located in Takarazuka-city of Hyogo Prfecture, Japan, having an entire view of the Osaka Plain. Due to its site condition, the house has been designed and developed based on the […]

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New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague | Zaha Hadid architects

New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

The world-renowned Zaha Hadid architects recently has designed the New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague. The building culminates in a gracious curving roofline that neatly nests itself within the city skyline. A very good attempt of creating a fluid force field from the ground surface to the horizontal louvers that seemingly moves when […]

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