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Honda BigWing \ Whitespace

Honda BigWing \ Whitespace

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (1)

Thailand-based design studio Whitespace recently has completed the new showroom for Honda. Honda motorcycles entrusted Whitespace to help introduce Thai consumers to their line of ‘Big Bikes’ within their new landmark building. Focusing on evoking emotions and highlighting technology, we set out to let showroom visitors feel the excitement, quality and technical edge Honda bikes long before […]

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Niu House \ Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA

Niu House \ Yoshihiro Yamamoto of YYAA

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the very end of the residential section developed in the 1970s in Nara, Japan. There are homogeneous prefabricated houses in one side, and ancient Japanese-styled houses and rich nature spread in another side. It is the typical site of Nara. We planned a new residence for young husband and wife. […]

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MOMAT Pavilion by Studio Mumbai

MOMAT Pavilion by Studio Mumbai

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Studio Mumbai recently has completed the Pavilion at MOMAT (The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo).

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Installation for Venice Biennale 2012 by Valerio Olgiati

Installation for Venice Biennale 2012 by Valerio Olgiati

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• September 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Valerio Olgiati recently completed an installation for the 2012 Venice Biennale (Commond Ground, curated by David Chipperield). + Pictographs – Statements of contemporary architects For the installation I asked 41 contemporary architects to select images that refer to something important for their work or for them as practitioners. Architects whom I consider to be the most unique working […]

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MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

MET Studio creates EDF brand experience exhibit for the London 2012 Games

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

Leading experiential design agency MET Studio has created an exciting 3D brand experience exhibit for EDF, the official partner of and electricity supplier to the Olympic and Paralympic Games, housed in a purpose-built Pavilion (designed by architects Schmidhuber) within the London 2012 Olympic Park. MET Studio joined a team of leading European creatives on the […]

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Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

Kilden Performing Arts Centre \ ALA Architects

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• September 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The monumental, abstract shape of the wall, which is made of local oak wood, separates fantasy from reality. When the audience enters the building, they move from a natural landscape into the realm of the perform-ing arts. ALA Architects The Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand by the young Finnish office ALA Architects represents this […]

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Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

Los Gatos Library \ Noll & Tam architects

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nestled at the foot of a wooded hillside, the two-story, 30,250-square-foot Los Gatos Library provides a visual connection between the Town’s historic Pageant Park and the adjacent Civic Center. The design concept is based on the lantern, which in architectural terms suggests an open, light-filled structure. Daytime illumination optimizes the use of natural daylight, with […]

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Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

Crabill Modern \ Tonic Design

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• September 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Crabills bought the five-acre property near Hillsborough, NC, with the intention of building a simple, modern home in a clearing amidst a lush forest. They wanted the house to disturb the natural environment as little as possible and accommodate local wildlife.   Our clients asked us to design a unique live/work house that inspire […]

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My Cousin's House \ Martin Mostböck

My Cousin’s House \ Martin Mostböck

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• September 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

A Single-family residence with garden. 150 m2 living area, terrace, office, carport. House with controlled living space ventilation (passive house). The residence was designed for doing-it-yourself. Shape, geometry and internal organisation are inspired by the movement of the inhabitants, the sun and the moon. The body and shape of the house are designed on one […]

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El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center \ Noll & Tam architects

El Cerrito Recycling and Environmental Resource Center \ Noll & Tam architects

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• September 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

In 1972, a group of El Cerrito residents decided to create a recycling center and asked the city council for a small patch of land that had previously housed a rock quarry and then a landfill. The operation was so successful that it outgrew its volunteer roots, and the city took over operations in 1977. […]

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