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Goettsch Partners wins two China competitions for Greenland Group

Goettsch Partners wins two China competitions for Greenland Group

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• September 27, 2013 • Comments (0)

Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has won two recent design competitions in China for the Greenland Group, one of the country’s largest real estate developers. Located in the cities of Foshan and Suzhou, the projects are both mixed-use, multi-building developments, together encompassing more than 650,000 square meters. In Foshan, the Chancheng Greenland Center involves a […]

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NEW BOOK by BIG - SUPERKILEN BOOK with ARVINIUS + ORFEUS PUBLISHERS

NEW BOOK by BIG – SUPERKILEN BOOK with ARVINIUS + ORFEUS PUBLISHERS

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• September 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG shared with us their new book release – Superkilen Book with Arvinius + Orfeus publishers at Frankrurt book fair in Hall 4.1 K78. + Press release from BIG Arvinius + Orfeus Publishing is expanding its acclaimed list of architectural reference books with Superkilen – the first time that a public project is documented in […]

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House on a Warehouse \ Miguel Marcelino

House on a Warehouse \ Miguel Marcelino

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• September 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

The briefing was to build a three-bedroom house on top of a warehouse built in the 80′s, where part of the roof was made with a flat slab and a small balcony, precisely with that idea of later building the house. Given the constraints of the existing warehouse, the house shape turns out to be […]

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TREE HUGGER \ Murali Architects

TREE HUGGER \ Murali Architects

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• September 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

The “TREE HUGGER” at chetpet is a contemporary house with exposed concrete, metal, steel, glass wrapping around the existing trees in the site. The designer aimed at giving a contemporary grammar to the house creating a sculptured mass by retaining the existing trees. The entry undulates into the stone gathering plaza which opens to the […]

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Poiano Resort SPA \ Alberto Apostoli

Poiano Resort SPA \ Alberto Apostoli

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• September 21, 2013 • Comments (1)

The SPA designed by Alberto Apostoli for the Poiano Resort (Garda Lake – Italy) satisfies two needs: the development of a particularly attractive location and the concept of a contemporary design. The lake is the natural background of this center located in the hills above the town of Garda, among olive trees and lush vegetation […]

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Toro Headquarters \ LEO A DALY

Toro Headquarters \ LEO A DALY

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• September 19, 2013 • Comments (0)

The Toro Company, a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions, selected international architecture/engineering firm LEO A DALY as design architect to expand its headquarters in Bloomington, Minn. The 75,000 square-foot expansion, which officially broke ground on Sept. 5, will begin the process of expanding […]

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IXSIR  Winery \ Raed Abillama Architects

IXSIR Winery \ Raed Abillama Architects

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (3)

A living spine of revealed processes and experiences, in strict to the wine making process, debuts from within the existing, resorted, 140 year old house, to flow within the layered functional spaces of the wine factory as a exhibited living wine making body. Integrated within the green thick skin of the Basbina outskirts, in a […]

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10x10x10 House \ 123DV architecture

10x10x10 House \ 123DV architecture

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

Cube island is a suburb in Leidsche Rijn (the centre of the Netherlands) where all the houses are designed as cubes. The idea behind the 10x10x10 House is to create maximum spacious experience within a simple cube shape. The floorplan of three stories is divided in a narrow long zone of 2,5 x 9,5 meters […]

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Secret Garden \ Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio

Secret Garden \ Constantinos Kalisperas Architectural Studio

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

The proposed house is situated in the outer suburbs of Nicosia surrounded by the endless tranquility of the majestic agricultural terrains. Inspired by the existing topography of the area, form and landscape interweave into one hybrid structure, allowing for multi-layered programme, views and landscape to co-exist harmoniously. The proposal was perceived, taking into consideration the […]

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Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

The owner of the arsenal wanted to convert this former Swiss army building, constructed during the Second World War, into a habitable space. Architect Ralph Germann’s transformation involved inserting a glass cube into the old structure, an option which meant he didn’t have to touch the patina of the walls, and was able to preserve […]

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