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Zaha Hadid at Art Hong Kong with Galerie Gmurzynska

Zaha Hadid at Art Hong Kong with Galerie Gmurzynska

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

Art Hong Kong GALERIE GMURZYNSKA (public opening) 17-19 May 12:00-19:00; 20 May 12:00-17:00 Hadid will present a new series of paintings of her Hong Kong Peak project and showcase recent design pieces including the acclaimed Liquid Glacial Table for David Gill Galleries, Z-Chair for Sawaya & Moroni and Zephyr sofa. Almost 30 years ago, the […]

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Para Todos \ SHROFFLEoN

Para Todos \ SHROFFLEoN

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

India-based SHROFFLEoN has recently designed the Para Todos, a housing block in Lima, Peru. ParaTodos obsesses over optimization. Optimization of land, of views, of the context, and most importantly optimization of real estate values. Seeking to maximize both inherent and juxtaposed potentials, the project initiates development through the formation of typological clusters, each exhibiting its […]

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Senior High School Neulengbach \ SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects

Senior High School Neulengbach \ SHIBUKAWA EDER Architects

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• May 10, 2012 • Comments (3)

The main design theme of this school is the merging of the inside and outside space. The school offers various types of outdoor gardens and roof terraces for different activities. The six small courtyards on the ground floor are spatially and visually connected to the two large courtyards on the first floors. As a result […]

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PH3 House \ T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre

PH3 House \ T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre

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• May 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

On an infill site, PH3 isolates itself from the context, a gated community in Tijuana mostly made up of California style mcmansions. It is a 3 layer structure that is set on the street side of the sloping site, shifting towards the back in both scale and openness. Closing itself to the street for privacy, […]

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Ph4 House \ T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre

Ph4 House \ T38 studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre

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• May 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Located in Tijuana, México, Ph4 house’s main objective is to create a balance between privacy and openness, the project was mainly developed from two constraints. The first one is that the house will be inhabited by an elderly couple, so most of the program is on the first floor, a long glass and concrete box […]

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BIG wins "The Red Line" Waterfront Masterplan

BIG wins “The Red Line” Waterfront Masterplan

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• May 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG wins the competition to revitalize the city center of the third largest city in Finland. The invited design contest calls for a strong architectural master plan, comprising residential, commercial and cultural programme, forming a new urban area around the existing Ratina sports stadium in one of the most rapidly developing regions in Finland. BIG is […]

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Hotel in Kvosin \ OOIIO Architecture

Hotel in Kvosin \ OOIIO Architecture

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• May 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

In Reykjavik, Iceland capital they wanted to build a big new hotel in Ingolfstorg, a public existing plaza in Kvosin, the city historical center, very close to the Iceland Parliament. The program was asking for a way too big building that couldn’t work well with the existing city pattern. There are no big buildings on […]

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TKO Town Park Public Art Scheme \ Nomad Office Architects

TKO Town Park Public Art Scheme \ Nomad Office Architects

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• May 5, 2012 • Comments (0)

Nomad Office Architects have recently completed a public art design project named Space Time Continuum for Hong Kong Cycling Park Public Art Competition. The design is regarded as an integration of land art and light sculpture at night. Instead of a frozen sculpture, it is rather temporal and phenomenal to explore the concept of ‘Time’ […]

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The Arch in Mandal \ 3XN Architects

The Arch in Mandal \ 3XN Architects

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• May 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

Elegance and conviviality merge under The Arch in Mandal, Norway Historic white wooden houses, charming narrow streets, a river running though the center and beach and forest nearby. The town of Mandal is the essence of southern Norwegian idyll. Danish practice, 3XN, has designed the town’s new cultural center, a project which required great sensitivity […]

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CROSS # Towers in Seoul \ BIG

CROSS # Towers in Seoul \ BIG

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• May 3, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG’s residential towers in the Yongsan International Business District revitalize the Han riverfront into a new commercial and residential center for the citizens of Seoul. Situated at the south-east edge of the Yongsan master plan designed by Studio Liebeskind for the Korean development group Dreamhub, BIG’s Cross # Towers will contribute to the developing skyline […]

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