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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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Green Square Town Centre | McGregor Coxall

Green Square Town Centre | McGregor Coxall

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• July 19, 2010 • Comments (0)

McGregor Coxall were awarded the lead consultant role for the public domain design of the Green Square Town Centre in South Sydney. The work follows on from the international competition the firm won for the masterplan of the urban centre in 2001. This sustainable metro village project is located over the Green Square station on […]

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Huntington Urban Farm | Tim Stephens

Huntington Urban Farm | Tim Stephens

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• July 18, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Huntington Urban Farm designed by New Zealand architect Tim Stephens, is a case study for an urban farming precinct to be located within existing communities, it aims to become a hub for social activity and interaction that are sorely missing in many existing communities. The Huntington Urban Farm is to pave the way for […]

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580 Carroll | Ten arquitectos

580 Carroll | Ten arquitectos

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• July 18, 2010 • Comments (2)

The building is called 580 Carroll and is designed by world-renowned architect Enrique Norten which has just been completed in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn – a rare modern addition to a neighborhood known for its older historic buildings. It is a 17 unit residential building – a five story structure made of concrete […]

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C. F. Møller Architects won the Harbour Stones Master Plan

C. F. Møller Architects won the Harbour Stones Master Plan

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• July 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

C. F. Møller Architects has won the competition to design the master plan for a new housing district in the Lindholm area of Gothenburg’s old industrial port. The master plan proposal introduces a humane scale and a different architecture focusing on the small-scale urban spaces within the scheme by refining the positioning, geometry and transparency […]

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National Police Memorial | Matthew Tobin + Fairweather Proberts

National Police Memorial | Matthew Tobin + Fairweather Proberts

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• July 17, 2010 • Comments (1)

Australia-based Urban Art Projects (UAP) Principal Matthew Tobin was part of the design team headed by architects Fairweather Proberts that won a national design competition to design Australia’s National Police Memorial. A 27-metre textured bronze wall serves as the main architectural element and is adorned with 1200 touchstone plaques inscribed with the names of the […]

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