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Apprentice Formation Centre | Air Architecture

Apprentice Formation Centre | Air Architecture

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• January 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

French architects Air have completed a raw yellow concrete extension to the Apprentice Formation Center in Saint Maur des Fossés, near Paris in France. The project comprises a new three-storey building containing a double volume hall, plumbers workshop, classrooms, and meeting rooms, as well as the refurbishment of an existing cafeteria, classrooms and offices. + […]

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Agenda: Can We Sustain Our Ability to Crisis?

Agenda: Can We Sustain Our Ability to Crisis?

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• January 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

AGENDA, the new book from JDS Architects, published by Actar, and edited by Jesse Seegers, Benedict Clouette, Ryan Neiheiser, and Julien De Smedtedc  . The book includes contributions from Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lars von Trier, Bruce Sterling, Michael Speaks, Geoff Manaugh, Ernesto Neto, Brendan McGetrick, and many others, and was designed by graphic designers Korczak […]

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Kyneton House | Marcus O’Reilly Architects

Kyneton House | Marcus O’Reilly Architects

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• January 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

Australian architectural practice Marcus O’Reilly Architects has designed the Kyneton house located on a leafy well established street in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia. A central spine between the two roofs splits the house into public and private functions and visually connects the entrance of the home to the sculptural forms of the rear garden. Marcus O’Reilly […]

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Villa Dali | 123DV architecture

Villa Dali | 123DV architecture

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• January 27, 2010 • Comments (1)

Dutch architectural practice 123DV architecture has the Villa Dali in Vroondaal, near The Hague, The Netherlands . The villa was designed to capture the character of Dali, Jugendstill forms, Spanish facades and nautical life. + Project description courtesy of Villa Dali Home is where the art is Capturing the character of Dali, Jugendstill forms, Spanish […]

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Shuffle - Europan 10 competition | Eriksen Skajaa Architects

Shuffle – Europan 10 competition | Eriksen Skajaa Architects

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• January 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Eriksen Skajaa Architects, a small architecture practice run by Arild Eriksen and Joakim Skajaa has won the Europan 10 competition in Oslo with their project Shuffle. The project is exploring low rise/high density urban planning as a way to reinforce local identity, making use of passive-house concepts to shape the buildings. + Project description courtesy […]

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Neighbourhood Park San Donà di Piave | Cino Zucchi Architetti

Neighbourhood Park San Donà di Piave | Cino Zucchi Architetti

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• January 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

Cino Zucchi Architetti, in collaboration with landscape architect Gueltrini e Stignani have designed the Neighbourhood Park in San Donà di Piave, Venice, Italy. + Project description courtesy of Cino Zucchi Flowering paths A snow-white neighbourhood park in San Donà di Piave San Donà de Piave is a typical medium-sized town in the Veneto region, where […]

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Electric Ramps at the Old Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

Electric Ramps at the Old Centre | Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura

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• January 24, 2010 • Comments (0)

Electric Ramps at the Old Centre is the winning project by Spanish architectural practice Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura in 2007. Due to its extreme winter condition in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), the ramps are covered by dramatic envelope that intended to create the improvement of the visual impact in the historic district. We understand that uncovered ramps would […]

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4 Collective Housing Units | LAN Architecture

4 Collective Housing Units | LAN Architecture

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• January 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

LAN Architecture has won the competition for new residential area – 4 Collective Housing Units located in Bègles, France. The design for the ecological and social living space appears both modern and sculptural, it creates the diversity of architectural propositions in the urban context. + Project description courtesy of LAN Architecture A new, ecological and […]

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Villa Bussum | GROUP A

Villa Bussum | GROUP A

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• January 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Dutch architectural firm GROUP A has completed the Villa Bussum located in Bussum, a small town near Amsterdam. The car-porch is located at the basement level where is reached via a sloping path, serving as a transitional space between front yard and back yard. It is covered by approx. 1/3 of an irregular volume, the […]

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Europan 10 Competition - The Modern Castle | DEVE Architects

Europan 10 Competition – The Modern Castle | DEVE Architects

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• January 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen-based architectural firm DEVE Architects have won the Europan 10 Architecture competitions. The project was a revitalization of an industrial harbor area in Augustenborg, Denmark. The proposal primarily addresses the historical and spatial implications of building in the city with significant environmental considerations. Also visit DAC | Danish architecture center for the jury’s judgment. + […]

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