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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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House at Alta Vista | Zubu Design Associates

House at Alta Vista | Zubu Design Associates

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• July 24, 2010 • Comments (2)

Philippines-based Zubu Design Associates has completed the House at Alta Vista. + Project description courtesy of Zubu Design Associates The house is located in a gated community, with a terrain of high to very high slope. It also has a breathtaking view of the city. Since the lot is already oriented with the master plan […]

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A-cero presents its new modular show house in A Coruña

A-cero presents its new modular show house in A Coruña

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• July 23, 2010 • Comments (4)

A-cero has presented this second modular show house after the first successful modular house which was presented last February in Madrid. Indeed, nowadays ten modular houses are being built (for private costumers) and several promotions will be built the next September. Almost 2.000 budgets have been prepared up to the date too. The new modular […]

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Edificio T - UPAEP | Vargas Tejeda Arquitectos

Edificio T – UPAEP | Vargas Tejeda Arquitectos

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• July 20, 2010 • Comments (0)

The 77,500-square-feet T-Library (La Biblioteca Central UPAEP) was completed in 2007, as part of a master plan to expand the university facilities as the student population continues to grow. The University of Puebla wished to redefine the perception of their library with the new facilities, aiming to create a modern information hub for students and […]

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Fakro House | Tim Stephens

Fakro House | Tim Stephens

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• July 20, 2010 • Comments (1)

For this small residence, Stephens incorporated the local vernacular into a modernist retreat in the Whangaripo valley. By acknowledging the site’s importance, in terms of views and ecological values, Stephens’ design is a smart fit for the New Zealand location. The project takes the rural vernacular and incorporates contemporary touches, such as a modern timber/metal […]

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