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A project by Vehovar & Jauslin, formTL and suisseplan

A project by Vehovar & Jauslin, formTL and suisseplan

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• February 8, 2014 • Comments (1)

Recently, the Swiss city of Aarau, a cantonal capital, has gained its own cloud in the shape of an organically formed bus station canopy with a reflective and semi-translucent skin. The roof hovers, so to speak, above the forecourt of the railway station. However, unlike its meteorological namesake, this cloud provides protection from the rain […]

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Casa Saba \ Metropolis

Casa Saba \ Metropolis

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• February 7, 2014 • Comments (0)

This project was very promising, its location was in an area where the view was beautiful, it stood on a hill and the slanted terrain gave many possibilities to explore ways of doing a unique residential building and at the same time accomplish the household and social functions. Being in a high place made the […]

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Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

Joao Morgado photography: Belas I by Estúdio Urbano Arquitectura

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• February 7, 2014 • Comments (0)

The house is located inside the Belas Clube de Campo, a private condominium, where topography allowed to maximize exterior areas and offer privacy to the users. The project extends throughout three floors; the first floor comprehends garage, maid room, laundry room and technical area; the second floor comprehends the office, living room, kitchen and bedrooms; […]

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Archaeological Pavilion \ kadawittfeldarchitektur

Archaeological Pavilion \ kadawittfeldarchitektur

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• February 6, 2014 • Comments (0)

In the heart of Aachen, within view of its famed cathedral, is the city’s most beloved inner-city park, the Elisen Garden. During extensive archeological excavations amazing discoveries were made: spanning from the Neolithic period (4700 BC) to the high and late Middle Ages (ca. 910-1500) there is evidence of all essential periods of the history […]

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Cultural educational centre Het Lichtruim \ GROUP A

Cultural educational centre Het Lichtruim \ GROUP A

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• February 6, 2014 • Comments (1)

GROUP A has recently completed the design of a compact, flexible and future-proof building specifically tailored to the needs of eight different users, comprising shared facilities, and their individually expected visitor flows. This new shared accommodation breathes collectiveness, and yet simultaneously respects each tenant’s unique requirement and individual identity. The 10,500 sqm multifunctional accommodation houses […]

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Building Meets Landscape - Parque Atlantico

Building Meets Landscape – Parque Atlantico

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• February 1, 2014 • Comments (0)

There has to be a fundamental value that separates true, decadent design from the usual (if exquisite) holiday retreat. All too often, luxurious villas and apartments muddy areas of natural beauty to satisfy ever-growing tourism needs – it is rare to come across property that makes a definite point of subtlety, to blend into its […]

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Sae Institute Campus \ ghigos ideas

Sae Institute Campus \ ghigos ideas

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• February 1, 2014 • Comments (0)

It’s the new Sae Institute Campus where Ghigos curated the design of common areas and the facade decoration. The project for the new SAE campus in Milan works with the brand multiplication. The logo is translated into signage, furnishing and architecture, in order to communicate the company identity, mission and values to let more effectively […]

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Bubbles \ Orproject

Bubbles \ Orproject

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• January 29, 2014 • Comments (0)

BUBBLES FOR THE CITY As a response to the bad air quality which is affecting many cities in Asia, Orproject proposes the construction of an enclosed park within the city. The park houses a botanical garden, the air inside the park is filtered, and temperature and humidity are controlled throughout the year. The buildings surrounding […]

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Honeycomb resort in Bahamas \ BIG + HKS + MDA

Honeycomb resort in Bahamas \ BIG + HKS + MDA

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• January 28, 2014 • Comments (0)

BIG + HKS + MDA have unveiled the design for the new Honeycomb building and its adjacent public plaza in The Bahamas – a 175,000 ft² (ca. 16,000 m²) residential building with a private pool on each balcony overlooking the marina. Albany is a modern paradise-like beach and golf resort community, located on the south […]

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Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

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• January 24, 2014 • Comments (0)

KAAN Architecten has won the Benelux Aluminium Award 2013 for Sustainable Renovation with the Dreamhouse. An independent jury composed by figures from the world of architecture, technology and media based in the Netherlands and in Belgium, among whom chairman prof. Jan Brouwer (architect, NL) and vice-chairman Thomas Dierickx (architect, BE) assigned the non-residential buildings category […]

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