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Widlund House \ Claesson Koivisto Rune

Widlund House \ Claesson Koivisto Rune

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Claesson Koivisto Rune have recently completed the Widlund House in Sandvik, Öland, Sweden. + Architect: Claesson Koivisto Rune + Photographer: Åke E.son Lindman   + All images and drawings courtesy Claesson Koivisto Rune | Photo by Åke E.son Lindman

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Swiss Clockwork Embassy \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Swiss Clockwork Embassy \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• May 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is the competition entry by Matteo Cainer Architects for the Swiss Clockwork Embassy in Cameroon. The design of the new Swiss Embassy in Yaoundé pays tribute to its renewed presence in the Cameroon and a respect for the uniqueness of the site. The resulting proposal is an elegant ensemble that encapsulates the identity and self-image […]

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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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