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Six unique projects win Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

Six unique projects win Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

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• March 17, 2013 • Comments (1)

Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards demonstrated innovation, stylistic range and an aesthetic design that expressed building structures and surfaces across new construction and renovation projects. For the competition, architects entered commercial, residential and other building projects that included community centers, medical facilities, university buildings, churches and private residences. Projects were […]

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THE TWIST for Tokyo Olympic Stadium \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & FHF Architectes

THE TWIST for Tokyo Olympic Stadium \ MenoMenoPiu Architects & FHF Architectes

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• March 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

MenoMenoPiu Architects & FHF Architectes proposed their entry for the TOKYO OLYMPIC STADIUM. 1. A district town Which must be an excellence tool for the public and for all its participants. Its architecture connects gardens, squares, covered pedestrian streets, gathering spaces and induce new urban comportaments. Designed as a city fragment, not only as a […]

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Epic Times Square Installation \ Situ Studio

Epic Times Square Installation \ Situ Studio

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• March 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

Heartwalk Spreads the Love to DUMBO DUMBO-Based Situ Studio’s Epic Times Square Installation Finds New Home at the Pearl Street Triangle Installation Made from Sandy-Salvaged Planks Brings Cheer to Sandy Impacted Community The DUMBO Improvement District and Situ Studio, in partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), are proud to announce the installation of Heartwalk, a massive […]

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Museum for Underwater Antiquities by sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

Museum for Underwater Antiquities by sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

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• March 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS won the 4th Prize on the Architectural Competition Redesign of the existing cereals’ stock house building facilities (SILO) and its surrounding open space into a Museum for Underwater Antiquities and Regeneration of part of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) Coastal Zone – transformation into an open public space for outdoor […]

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Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture

Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture

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• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

‘Foster + Partners: the Art of Architecture’ will be staged at Galeri PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, from 7 March to 12 May 2013. The exhibition is the first major survey of the studio’s work to be held in South East Asia and follows critically acclaimed recent shows in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Arranged around the themes […]

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Passive House "Bruck" \ Peter Ruge Architekten

Passive House “Bruck” \ Peter Ruge Architekten

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• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Peter Ruge Architekten sets new standards of sustainability through the design of “Passive Houses”, currently being built in southern China. With a 95% energy saving over that of a conventional Chinese residential building, the Passive House “Bruck” is the first housing of it’s kind to be realized in the countries damp, warm, southern climate. Construction […]

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Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

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• February 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

Shared by ARCHMOV, an online platform of videos with the mission to promote Portuguese Architecture. This is their first video with subtitle in English for the Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes designed by Pitagoras Arquitectos. Check it out for our earlier story here.

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House in Mexico \ T38 studio

House in Mexico \ T38 studio

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• February 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based architectural practice T38 studio has completed a house in México, Tijuana, Baja California. + Design statatement On a sloping site with a privileged view of the city, we designed a house for a young family. The main design criteria was that every interior space would have a relation with exterior space. To accomplish that, […]

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House in Odemira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Odemira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• February 1, 2013 • Comments (0)

The site is ncluded in Estate of Arrifóias, Odemira, Alentejo, where nature and topography have very specific features. The client seeks a solution that favors housing asset values and landscaped site. Respecting the site in its entirety, the project is total involvement with the natural surroundings. Was privileged contemplation of the landscape, adapting the volumetry […]

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Holiday home in the Algarve \ HILBERINK BOSCH architects

Holiday home in the Algarve \ HILBERINK BOSCH architects

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• January 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

In the Algarve, the south of Portugal, the transition from the coast to the hilly midlands is characterized by an ascending landscape. Historical agricultural structures, such as vineyards and orchards form an idyllic setting. We designed a holiday home for a Dutch principal on one of these typical plots with an old citrus- and olive […]

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