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House in Tamatsu \ Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio

House in Tamatsu \ Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio

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• May 29, 2013 • Comments (0)

Ido, Kenji Architectural Studio recently has completed the house for 4 members of a family with two kids. The house is placed at urban district and a small plot of only 43.21sqm in Osaka, Japan. Around the site is the mixed-use area where small houses, small factories, and small office buildings coexist together without any […]

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Transformation Central Plaza Rotterdam \ Group A

Transformation Central Plaza Rotterdam \ Group A

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• May 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

Central Plaza shopping area in Rotterdam Weena Boulevard reopened on the 21 April after an extensive six months refurbishment. The offices and car park had already been refurbished and completed shortly before. In 2011 GROUP A was commissioned to design the refurbishment of initially the 16,000 sqm of offices in Central Plaza along the Rotterdam […]

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Parklife* Housing project \ Touzimsky Herold & Mehlem

Parklife* Housing project \ Touzimsky Herold & Mehlem

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• May 24, 2013 • Comments (1)

Modern integration of different housing styles The new housing project “Parklife*” was erected in 2010 on the former area of the Mercedes Benz garage in Salzburg Lehen. A new combination of living facilities was created, an old-aged home, assisted accommodation and family homes. “The innovation within this project is to pick up proven elements, to […]

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Tunnel Monitoring Complex Hausmannstaetten \ Dietger Wissounig Architekten

Tunnel Monitoring Complex Hausmannstaetten \ Dietger Wissounig Architekten

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• May 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

The large complex of buildings nestled on level ground along the new Hausmannstaetten bypass road covers three functions: tunnel control centre, central repair shop and road maintenance depot. In order to keep the intrusion to a minimum, the building was interpreted as part of the landscape. It follows the course of the road and the […]

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Competition Entry: Cultural Center Chapultepec \ Adrian Yau, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

Competition Entry: Cultural Center Chapultepec \ Adrian Yau, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Lukasz Wawrzenczyk

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• May 18, 2013 • Comments (1)

The Cultural Center of Chapultepec is designed to merge the concepts of aesthetics and functionality. It is to become the icon of the city through its subtle yet dynamic form and overall composition. The building is thoughtfully designed as a singular form with material simplicity. It seeks to create a city focal point that adapts […]

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PRISTINA CENTRAL MOSQUE \ OODA

PRISTINA CENTRAL MOSQUE \ OODA

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• May 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

The proposed Mosque stands as an affirmation of these values, resulting in a conceptual coherent solution, materialized in a logical and clear system. The proposal is the outcome of an intense research on the mosque theme, spanning from a profound historical study of cultural heritage, analysing the evolution through time, in the program, in the […]

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"LIGHTS OF THE VALLEY FOREST" Library \ ETT architecture | design | research

“LIGHTS OF THE VALLEY FOREST” Library \ ETT architecture | design | research

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• May 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Daegu lies within a gentle bowl of land defined by the surrounding forested hillslopes. We wanted the landscape of this valley to become the building. The geography of the place thus shapes a new trough-shaped public space. A public space that through its metaphorical character shall strike a deep connect to the city’s geography and […]

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Daeyang Gallery \ Steven Holl

Daeyang Gallery \ Steven Holl

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• May 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

since nearly three decades the American architect Steven Holl develops archaic compositions of sculptural shapes. The characteristic impression of his projects derives not only from how he handles volumes, but also from the poetics of light and shadow, color and material, the changing daytime and the times of the year. The new Daeyang Gallery in […]

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Modular Kindergarten - KIDS' CITY \ Adam Wiercinski

Modular Kindergarten – KIDS’ CITY \ Adam Wiercinski

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• May 7, 2013 • Comments (1)

Project of this nursery – a small town in the city, is an idea for a different approach to the everyday world of the child. The main idea was to create a welcoming and safe space, which becomes a part of an interesting architecture by functioning in the city. The structure of the nursery is […]

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Apelle \ Marco Casagrande

Apelle \ Marco Casagrande

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• May 6, 2013 • Comments (0)

Apelle is a wooden one family house located in Karjaa – Finland. The building rests in a natural harbor like a boat in a sheltering pocket surrounded by bed rocks and trees. The interior space of Apelle is a continuous tube that grows gradually along the house and through the main opening and terrace into […]

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