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Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

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• June 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

3XN‘s extension to a neoclassical courtbuilding in the Copenhagen district of Frederiksberg is among this years nine European winners. + Quote from the RIBA jury The considerable bulk of the building is mitigated by a generously proportioned sloping roof which runs down to the lesser form of the neighbouring 1921 classical Court House, to which […]

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C.F. Møller won the competition to design Køge University Hospital

C.F. Møller won the competition to design Køge University Hospital

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• June 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

Rådgivergruppen USK, headed by C.F. Møller, Alectia and Rambøll, has been named as the winner of the competition to build the new Køge University Hospital, with a budget of DKK 4 billion. Køge University Hospital (USK) is an expansion of the existing Køge Hospital, which will be increased threefold to a total area of 177,000 […]

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Peter Ruge Architekten propose sustainable development for Green Health City in Hainan

Peter Ruge Architekten propose sustainable development for Green Health City in Hainan

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• June 6, 2013 • Comments (1)

Green Health City is an ecologically sustainable development designed to support and promote the condition of physical and emotional human health. Situated in China’s Hainan Province in Boao Lecheng on the Wanquan River, five island districts bring together world-class medical facilities, employ new strategies for green energy production and rethink transportation networking to achieve a […]

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Competition Entry: Taichung City Cultural Centre \ Maxthreads Architectural Design & Planning

Competition Entry: Taichung City Cultural Centre \ Maxthreads Architectural Design & Planning

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• June 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

Taichung City Cultural Centre defines the northern arrival gateway to Taichung Gateway Park, providing a public hub to the overall master plan. As the entry sequence into urban fabric, our proposal reflects the New City’s philosophy of combining nature and innovative technology. The Taichung City Cultural Centre portrays our vision as the threshold for Taichung […]

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MuCEM \ Rudy Ricciotti

MuCEM \ Rudy Ricciotti

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• June 4, 2013 • Comments (1)

La Cité de l’Architecture in Paris organizes, in partnership with Lafarge, the exhibition “Ricciotti, Architecte“, will take place next week in Marseille European capital of culture 2013. Thirty iconic projects recounting the creative adventure of a pioneer and ambassador of concrete. + All images © Lafarge Media Library – Charles Plumey-Faye

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Unbalance Hotel \ OOIIO Architecture

Unbalance Hotel \ OOIIO Architecture

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• June 2, 2013 • Comments (1)

Madrid-based OOIIO Architecture has developed a landmark hotel building in Lima, Perú. We have designed this singular hotel for a Latin American promoter interested in creating a unique, innovative and worldwide recognizable building with a moderate investment.  The building is located in Lima, a city which is enjoying nowadays a constant growth. The plot is […]

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La Luciole Concert Hall \ Moussafir Architects

La Luciole Concert Hall \ Moussafir Architects

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Situated on the edge of Alençon, in the rural landscape of Lower Normandy, La Luciole – French for «firefly» – resulted from the efforts of its passionate director-«programmateur». Founded in 1994, this concert facility has carved itself a reputation, attracting renowned musicians to its tiny performance hall. Several years ago, the municipality has agreed to […]

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Trento - Redevelopment of Malga Fosse \ Organic Scapes and Architecture

Trento – Redevelopment of Malga Fosse \ Organic Scapes and Architecture

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Organic Scapes and Architecture in collaboration with Chiara Marchionni and Luca Vernocchi to design the Trento – Redevelopment of Malga Fosse as a competition entry for Comune di Siror – Trento – Italy. The concept design proposal is based on the social aspect that defines every manufactured product within its geographical scope. This social aspect […]

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Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: The Slab \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & BE.ST Architect

Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: The Slab \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & BE.ST Architect

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

MenoMenoPiu Architects & BE.ST Architect‘s proposal for the Italian Pavilion at the Milan 2015 Expo is a light cage where the technical innovation is embedded within the structure: revolutionary glass columns sustain traditional slabs clad in marble. The building is simple and elegant in its structural system. Marble and glass are intertwined expressing the Italian […]

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Mikado Tower \ BE.ST (Stefano Belingardi Clusoni)

Mikado Tower \ BE.ST (Stefano Belingardi Clusoni)

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• June 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

Stefano belingardi Clusoni has recently designed the Mikado Tower. The static principle of the tower is based on the concept of Tensegrity, mechanical structure consisting of discrete and separate elements subjected to compressive forces and by continuous elements subjected to tensile stress. The structure is self-sustaining due to a state of tension self balanced present […]

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