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Female Prison in Iceland \ OOIIO Architecture

Female Prison in Iceland \ OOIIO Architecture

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• June 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

OOIIO Architecture recently has designed the Female Prison in Iceland. How to build a prison that doesn’t look like a prison? For designing this project we decided to start asking to people that lives and work on real prisons. That was the first step on the design process!. And we end up with the conclusion […]

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House in Cattolica \ Ghirardelli Architetti

House in Cattolica \ Ghirardelli Architetti

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• June 10, 2012 • Comments (2)

HOUSE WITH ONE WINDOW The project consists of a single compact and clear volume divided into three indipendent units; is a three storeys building and a basement. The idea of this residential building is to have block with the aim of creating the feeling of being as a piece of solid wood; idea that comes […]

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House in Rimini \ Ghirardelli Architetti

House in Rimini \ Ghirardelli Architetti

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• June 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

Italian architectural practice Ghirardelli Architetti has recently completed a house in Rimini, Italy. + Project facts Type: Residential Location: Rimini (Italy) Building status: built in 2011 Site size: 400 m2 Site type: urban Building area: 176 m2 Company: Ghirardelli Architetti Website: www.ghirardelliarchitetti.it Photographer: Valentina Bove Project Leader: Giancarlo Ghirardelli (architect) Team: Delphine Chouaib (architect), Mario […]

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Press Conference Room for the French Ministry of Agriculture \ h2o Architectes

Press Conference Room for the French Ministry of Agriculture \ h2o Architectes

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• June 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

The client’s specific request for this press conference room was to create a project that would be both contemporary and timeless in order to match the Institution that it would represent. h2o Architectes aimed to transform this “technical tool” into a space of representation and communication for the Minister and its politicians. A high number […]

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Bluepoint Condos \ Paul Raff Studio

Bluepoint Condos \ Paul Raff Studio

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• June 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

Named after the lookout point where it is being built, the Bluepoint Condos development capitalizes on its phenomenal location. It overcomes the challenges of a compact, steeply sloped hillside with highly efficient land use and a terraced configuration. Thus, it offers an extraordinary panoramic vista to all buyers. Designed by the multi-award winning architecture firm […]

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L-House \ Architects Collective

L-House \ Architects Collective

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• June 6, 2012 • Comments (1)

Living surrounded by the brilliance of natural light The new home for a young family is located on the outskirts of a small settlement in the South of Austria’s Burgenland region and is harmoniously placed into the hilly landscape. The traditional and typical L-shaped floor plan of the region was developed further in an imaginative […]

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Haraldsplass Hospital \ C. F. Møller Architects

Haraldsplass Hospital \ C. F. Møller Architects

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• May 31, 2012 • Comments (1)

An innovative approach to hospital design A whole new kind of hospital – that is how the jury described the winning proposal by C. F. Møller Architects for a new 10,000 m2 ward building for Haraldsplass Hospital in Bergen, Norway. Gone are the traditional hospital corridors, to be replaced by open common areas and efficient […]

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Turbine Bridge - Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge competition \ Adam Wiercinski + Borys Wrzeszcz

Turbine Bridge – Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge competition \ Adam Wiercinski + Borys Wrzeszcz

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• May 31, 2012 • Comments (0)

Turbine Bridge is the competition proposal entry designed by Adam Wiercinski, Borys Wrzeszcz – DWAWU architects for Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge competition. Turbine bridge is a connection between the traditional bridge and a hydroelectric power station. The rotating turbine is powered by river current and generates electricity. The bridge is self-sufficient and accumulates energy for […]

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100 Mile House by JPP Architekci / Luk Studio

100 Mile House by JPP Architekci / Luk Studio

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• May 24, 2012 • Comments (2)

JPP Architekci / Luk Studio have recently designed 100 mile house. The idea In terms of form and functionality the final project decision was due to the following factors: the size of a typical plot on the outskirts of Vancouver, the urban context and the functionality program for a family of four. The main idea […]

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3XN architects wins competition for Main Hospital of Copenhagen

3XN architects wins competition for Main Hospital of Copenhagen

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• May 24, 2012 • Comments (0)

A team of 3XN architects, Aarhus Architects, Nickl & Partner Architechten, Grontmij and Kirstine Jensen Studio has won the prestigious competition for the expansion of Copenhagen’s main hospital, Rigshospitalet, which is expected to be completed in early 2017. The winning proposal for the 76,000 m2 extension of Copenhagen’s most centrally located hospital ensures efficient and […]

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