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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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Liliana Castellanos \ Juan Carlos Menacho

Liliana Castellanos \ Juan Carlos Menacho

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• May 5, 2013 • Comments (1)

Liliana Castellanos’ store opens its doors in the business heart of the City of La Paz, Bolivia, the South Zone, spilling style and elegance. The team of designers lead by architects Juan Carlos Menacho and Humberto Beltran, demonstrated their skills once again on this prestigious boutique. The space is wide, refined and luminous. The showcases […]

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“JARDÍN DEL ASIA” Restaurant \ Juan Carlos Menacho

“JARDÍN DEL ASIA” Restaurant \ Juan Carlos Menacho

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• May 5, 2013 • Comments (0)

Juan Carlos Menacho has designed “JARDÍN DEL ASIA” Restaurant. CHALLENGES Jardín del Asia restaurant is part of Los Tajibos Hotel, the most luxurious and important hotel in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the largest urban center in Bolivia’s eastern region. This solution takes advantage, through a minor constructive intervention, of an old warehouse, located between […]

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Eternity puzzle in Perth \ ARM in association with CCN Architects

Eternity puzzle in Perth \ ARM in association with CCN Architects

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• May 2, 2013 • Comments (2)

Design of the arena is a joint venture between by ARM Architecture and Cameron Chisholm Nicol, who based the striking form on the Eternity puzzle, with references to one of Perth’s oldest buildings: the twelve-sided Roundhouse in Fremantle. Its bold, puzzle-inspired exterior made with ALUCOBOND® in Custom Colour Arena Blue, Cream, Black, Sparkling White and […]

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Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Lukasz Wawrzenczyk, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Adrian Yau

Daegu Gosan Public Library \ Lukasz Wawrzenczyk, Frisly Colop Morales, Jason Easter, Adrian Yau

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• April 29, 2013 • Comments (1)

The cultural importance of the public library lies within the inherent power of the knowledge which it holds. This knowledge can be a significant life-altering force for the patrons of the library and furthermore within the larger community which it serves. The methods by which this information is contained and transmitted are continually evolving, yet […]

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