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Video: Herzog & de Meuron's parking garage in Miami Beach

Video: Herzog & de Meuron’s parking garage in Miami Beach

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

DigiVision Productions shared with us their production of Herzog & de Meuron‘s raw and sexy parking garage in Miami Beach. The parking garage has transformed a utilitarian structure into art & mix use. It also has ignited world wide conversations about it’s design & use.

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Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

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• December 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The clients wanted a new house but not a new neighborhood. On one of their daily walks they found a 40-year-old structure for sale. The house, beyond repair, occupied a promising lot with a southeast exposure to a small lake. This gave the couple the idea to build their “home and vacation home at the […]

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House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

House in Tavira \ Vitor Vilhena Architects

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• December 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us one of his latest architectural photography. Designed by Vitor Vilhena Architects, this house is located in South of Portugal, Algarve, Tavira. Here the ocean peeks, while the 400 olive trees surround the house. An old building has to give place to a new one, keeping the two volume-footprint in the soft […]

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LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice \ C+S Associati

LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice \ C+S Associati

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• December 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by C+S Associati, LCV: Law-Court Offices in Venice is the winning entry of an international competition and awarded with the Special Prize of the Gold Medal of Italian Architecture 2012. Inhabited infrastructure The project is a winning entry of an international competition. The building is a graft in the complexity of the Venetian urban […]

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Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

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• December 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The geometry of the Festival Hall developed from the topographical conditions, placing it in an adequate relationship with the existing Passionsspielhaus. The building’s form and positioning both relate to the impressive landscape setting defi ned by the rock formations in the back, and to the dynamic presence of its neighboring historical counterpart. This existing building […]

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Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition 'cultural heart and soul'

Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition ‘cultural heart and soul’

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• December 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Australia’s sixth largest city – the Gold Coast – has announced a global design competition to develop it’s ‘cultural heart and soul’. Designers are being invited for form multi-disciplinary teams ready for the two-stage competition, to be launched in March 2013. Shortlisted teams will each receive $A250,000 to develop their designs. + Summary of steps […]

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MZ House \ CHK Arquitectura

MZ House \ CHK Arquitectura

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• December 9, 2012 • Comments (1)

Located in Valle de Bravo lake in Mexico, the project is located on a steep slope, and with boundaries irregular in its geometry. Bordered by a brook of clear water and by the lake itself, at one very narrow end there is a bridge that provides the only access to the site; the remaining sides […]

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XAL Competence Center \ INNOCAD Architektur

XAL Competence Center \ INNOCAD Architektur

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• December 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

 INNOCAD Architektur designed the XAL Competence Center. Adaptation and renovation of an existing factory building as a competence center (office structure and laboratories) in terms of function, technical infrastructure, and thermal insulation for XAL, one of the leading companies in the building lighting, LED and light design sector. As the most innovative brand in building lighting, […]

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Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

PRAUD has completed the Casa Periscopio. + Architect’s statement by PRAUD Although it has already been almost 20 years since El Salvador suffered from a civil war, the understanding of the urban space and architecture has been strongly molded by the concept of security and enclosure that is so engraved in the psyche of its […]

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Miami New Skyline \ BIG

Miami New Skyline \ BIG

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

BIG + Raymond Jungles + Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates + Esrawe + Desimone + HNGS, transform the Coconut Grove Waterfront with twisting towers in South Florida, USA. The Grove at Grand Bay residences, located on the former site of the Grand Bay Hotel and just minutes from key areas including the airport, downtown […]

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