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Villa L \ Powerhouse Company

Villa L \ Powerhouse Company

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• April 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

A young family with three children wants a house that will fulfill their dreams: a paradox of a house that is simple yet surprising, open yet specific, minimal yet luxurious. Powerhouse Company, responsible for the design, resolved these paradoxes with a design for a house based on a radical differentiation of spatial experiences on three […]

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Modular Kindergarten \ Minimalstudio Architects

Modular Kindergarten \ Minimalstudio Architects

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• April 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Poland-based Minimalstudio Architects has designed Modular Kindergarten. Kindergarten was designed as a modular building with a flat roof. Footprint area is 830 sqm. As the main construction material used three types of steel containers. The building was adapted for easy construction and remodeling. The basic guidelines was mobility and flexibility in the creation of the building and […]

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Hoover Pavilion Renovation by Tom Eliot Fisch

Hoover Pavilion Renovation by Tom Eliot Fisch

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• April 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Hoover Pavilion first opened as Palo Alto Hospital in 1931 and was expanded in 1939. Stanford University operated the hospital for the city until taking over ownership in 1959, renaming it Hoover Pavilion and converting it to house medical offices. Designed in the Art Deco style, the 85,000-square-foot building features ziggurat massing with four-story wings […]

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Bloom - An Aquatic farm for phytoplankton culture \ Sitbon Architectes

Bloom – An Aquatic farm for phytoplankton culture \ Sitbon Architectes

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• March 30, 2013 • Comments (2)

Nothing was made of big which wasn’t an exaggerated hope. Jules Verne The water is going to redefine our future. By 2050, its level will get sixteen centimeters more than today and Asia is planned to be very affected by this phenomenon. Conceived to be first installed in Indian Ocean, Bloom is an initiation of […]

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Chulabhorn Graduate Institute \ Plan Architects

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute \ Plan Architects

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• March 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

Plan Architect designed the “Chulabhorn Graduate Institute“, which is a research center and hospital building located in Vibhavadee, Rangsit Road, Bangkok, Thailand. The dynamic utilization of space from shadow casting, generating various space in same volume to be various stunning space on community plaza level. By playing with sunlight, space utilization could be created by shade&shadow […]

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Villa C in Cannes-La \ Studio GUILHEM

Villa C in Cannes-La \ Studio GUILHEM

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• March 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

Richard Guilhem, and his project manager Denis Bodino, conceived and achieved this beautiful private residence located in Cannes-­La Californie. The Villa C, as it is named, shows bot hits differences in this residential area and elegantly integrates the green setting. The architects choose extreme simplicity and minimalism. This geometrical shaped building, with its precise lines […]

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Messequartier housing project \ Pernthaler Architekt

Messequartier housing project \ Pernthaler Architekt

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• March 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

Pernthaler Architekt as recently finished his latest project in Graz / Austria (Unesco City of Design). The “Messequartier“- housing project represents an essential contribution to the issues of living in city’s centres and their re-densification. Highest quality in urbanistic, architectural and functional terms has been achieved through a well-balanced mix of functions and the regard […]

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Chinese Coin House \ Juan Carlos Menacho Durán

Chinese Coin House \ Juan Carlos Menacho Durán

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• March 23, 2013 • Comments (2)

The sky is round and the earth is square. The supreme manifestation of the universal dialectic is the sky and earth, paired as a couple. In between both, lies man. This house inspires security and balance through its square form. Immersed in a round base, it inspires creativity and harmony from the sky. These two […]

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Kirkpatrick Oil Hennessey \ Elliott + Associates Architects

Kirkpatrick Oil Hennessey \ Elliott + Associates Architects

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• March 23, 2013 • Comments (0)

Elliott + Associates Architects recently has completed a headquarters office for an oil company (Kirkpatrick Oil Hennessey) in Oklahoma City, USA. Site History: The Kirkpatrick family began oil exploration in the 1920’s when John Kirkpatrick’s father-in-law, M.B. Blake, drilled their first well. John then founded Kirkpatrick Oil in 1950. Kirkpatrick Oil has been active in the Hennessey […]

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Office building for VINCI Immobilier d'entreprise & NEXITY Entreprises \ Mateo architects

Office building for VINCI Immobilier d’entreprise & NEXITY Entreprises \ Mateo architects

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• March 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

When addressing this project for an office building, we started off by thinking about the entire city block as a series of buildings with spaces between them to introduce light and air into the empty space. In this way we began to see the building as a mass that formed Rue Emile Zola, like a […]

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