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Jiaotong University of Law in Shanghai \ Kokaistudios

Jiaotong University of Law in Shanghai \ Kokaistudios

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• June 30, 2013 • Comments (1)

Kokaistudios recently has completed the Jiaotong University of Law in Shanghai, China. The composition is intentionally modern so to underline the natural instinct to progress and contemporary of the university and to give to the campus a new landmark symbol of the future. Kokaistudios + Architect’s statement from Kokaistudios In 2009 a prestigious American Foundation […]

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Timeless Structural Element - From Lemons to Limes

Timeless Structural Element – From Lemons to Limes

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• June 29, 2013 • Comments (0)

The large residential estate Höxterstrasse Hagen of the Gemeinnützige Wohnstättengenossenschaft Hagen built in the 1970s shared the fate of many a residential sites of that time; they were considered as social hotspots and looked extremely rundown. The integrated project approach of the Dortmund architect, Andreas Hanke, remedied this problem. He planned the basic modernisation and […]

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House Borgo Val di Taro\ Studio Lucio Serpagli architects

House Borgo Val di Taro\ Studio Lucio Serpagli architects

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• June 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

Studio Lucio Serpagli architects designed the House Borgo Val di Taro. The cube shape and the compact volume allow the architecture of the house a sight range as regards the particular topography of the mountain area where it is located. Studio Lucio Serpagli architects + statement from Studio Lucio Serpagli architects The new building is […]

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One General Mathenge \ Albert Angel Architecture & Design

One General Mathenge \ Albert Angel Architecture & Design

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• June 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

AMS Properties Kenya has engaged New York-based Albert Angel to design their latest luxury condominium development in the heart of Nairobi, Kenya. + Statement from Albert Angel Architecture & Design  The immensely beautiful green valley site, is not only the inspiration for this 44 unit condominium project, it – is – the project. The series […]

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An insight into the future

An insight into the future

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• June 24, 2013 • Comments (0)

Dubai, a city in the sky, is a miracle of the desert, where, next to each other, are gathered the biggest and the highest skyscrapers in the world. Looking at them, it is hard to believe that only half a century ago a place of this wonder was taken by one-store adobe houses with palm […]

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Kulturbau 'Forum Confluentes'  \ Benthem Crouwel Architects

Kulturbau ‘Forum Confluentes’ \ Benthem Crouwel Architects

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• June 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

Benthem Crouwel Architects has completed the Kulturbau ‘Forum Confluentes’ in Koblenz, Germany. The project consists of the Mall Forum Mittelrhein and the Koblenz. The Forum Mittelrhein is a shopping mall and the Kulturbau houses the public library, the Mittelrhein Museum and the tourist information of Koblenz. + Architect’s statement from Benthem Crouwel Architects The project […]

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Multimodal Interchange of Saint-Nazaire \ Tetrarc architects

Multimodal Interchange of Saint-Nazaire \ Tetrarc architects

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• June 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by Tetrarc architects, Saint Nazaire railway station is the focal point of a public transport network for a sprawling town that is destined for further growth. The creation of a high-frequency bus route lead to the reworking of the roadways and parking areas for buses and coaches around the station as well as the […]

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Arup supports ALA win Helsinki Central Library competition

Arup supports ALA win Helsinki Central Library competition

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• June 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

ALA Architects, a Helsinki-based architectural firm supported by Arup Ireland, was announced as the winner of the international design competition for this new library. The project is the new benchmark for energy consumption in a modern high-technology library facility. The Architectural concept has required us to develop an economic structural solution combining a 3D arched […]

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Fagerström House \ Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

Fagerström House \ Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects

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• June 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

Claesson Koivisto Rune Architects recently has completed the Fagerström House in Edsviken, Sollentuna, Sweden. A curved L-shaped house with a distinctive facade colour. The vertical boards are painted in different Falun red shades and the inspiration for the color mixture was taken from the Swedish children’s book “Where’s the Tall Uncle’s Hat?”. + Project statement […]

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Competition entry: Setubal Public Library \ AND-RÉ

Competition entry: Setubal Public Library \ AND-RÉ

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• June 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

AND-RÉ recently has designed a design proposal for the competition entry for Setubal Public Library. + Statement from AND-RÉ SOCIAL PHILOSOPHY A project that depicts the essential foundations of the current office philosophy and our vision of architectural and methodological approach facing the contemporary reality. A project developed based on concepts that favour a social […]

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