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Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

Spira Performing Arts Center \ Wingardh Arkitektkontor

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (1)

Spira has four different performing arts venues: a main concert hall that seats 910, a 450-seat theater, a 200-seat black box, and a 200-seat café stage. The building is situated on an artificial peninsula jutting out into Lake Munksjön, right in the center of downtown Jönköping. The layout follows from a foyer that opens to […]

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Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

Vancouver Beach and Howe St. \ BIG

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• April 13, 2012 • Comments (2)

The 490-foot-tall Beach and Howe mixed-use tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + Buro Happold + Glotman Simpson and local architect James Cheng marks the entry point to downtown Vancouver, forming a welcoming gateway to the city, while adding another unique structure to the Vancouver skyline. BIG’s proposal, named after […]

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Music Building for Northwestern University \ Goettsch Partners

Music Building for Northwestern University \ Goettsch Partners

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS NEW MUSIC BUILDING FOR NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Groundbreaking for new home of Bienen School of Music to be held in May Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed the signature building that will be the new home of Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music and provide additional space for the School of Communication […]

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Manhattan Mountain \ Ju-Hyun Kim

Manhattan Mountain \ Ju-Hyun Kim

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• April 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Recent news coverage for the 7-acre parcel, Manhattan’s biggest undeveloped, publicly owned development site south of 96th Street, has provided the chance to contemplate many important urban issues. Firstly, are we taking full advantage of this great opportunity to develop a vast land in the heart of Manhattan, or just limiting our imagination under current […]

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FAI-FAH \ Spark

FAI-FAH \ Spark

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• April 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Fai-Fah, which means “light energy”, is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme initiated in April 2010 by TMB Bank. The programme acts as a catalyst for change in Thai society through working with underprivileged children and teenagers in their community using the arts as a vehicle for self-development and creative thinking. In October 2010, Spark […]

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Starhill Gallery \ Spark

Starhill Gallery \ Spark

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• April 11, 2012 • Comments (2)

Starhill Gallery is perhaps Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic shopping mall, featuring an extraordinary array of luxury shops and fine dining restaurants. Spark’s design proposal dealt with the reinvention of the existing façade of Starhill Gallery facing Bukit Bintang. This reinvention of Starhill Gallery is designed by Stephen Pimbley, founding director of Spark and the architect […]

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Childcare Centre Maria Enzersdorf \ MAGK illiz

Childcare Centre Maria Enzersdorf \ MAGK illiz

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• April 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

An influx and increasing birth rate in the community situated to the south of Vienna called for the creation of more, particularly state-of-the-art child care facilities. Therefore a competition tender submission for a new child care centre was issued in 2008. The existing 19th century ‘Gründerzeit’ school was to be extended by eight primary school […]

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Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium and Neue Mittelschule Deutsch-Wagram \ Franz Architekten

Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium and Neue Mittelschule Deutsch-Wagram \ Franz Architekten

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• April 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

one (school) for all Central and still removed from the heavy traffic of the federal highway one can find the most important public institutions of Deutsch-Wagram lined up along a footpath: city administration, kindergarten, primary and secondary schools. In order to enable school education up to university entrance qualification, the municipal council decided the erection […]

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National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ Angel Acebo & Victoria Alonso

National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña \ Angel Acebo & Victoria Alonso

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• April 9, 2012 • Comments (3)

Shared by animation studio 24studio, this is their latest audio-visual production of the project National Museum of Science and Technology in La Coruña for architects Angel Acebo & Victoria Alonso. + Project facts Nacional Museum of Science and Technology La Coruña. Spain Client: FECYT (FUNDACION ESPAÑOLA DE CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGÍA) Architects: Angel Acebo & Victoria […]

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B5 Building for RCS Mediagroup \ Barreca & La Varra studio

B5 Building for RCS Mediagroup \ Barreca & La Varra studio

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• April 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

In the north-eastern outskirts of Milan, as part of the restructuring of the former industrial core that houses the RCS Mediagroup, the new office building B5 designed by Barreca & La Varra studio has just been completed. The building is an integral part of a master plan intended for research and intellectual work and contributes […]

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