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Scénes et Places \ 2:pm architectures + dauphins architecture

Scénes et Places \ 2:pm architectures + dauphins architecture

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• April 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The urban shape is clarified. A huge ground treatment unifies the whole center of the city and two complementary squares, an open one and a contained one, harmonize the spaces. New spots to discover are offered to strollers and improve the urban pattern. Urban Stage The surrounding vineyard parcels landscapes inspire the new ground pattern. […]

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Monterey Peninsula College Student Services Center \ HGA Architects & Engineers

Monterey Peninsula College Student Services Center \ HGA Architects & Engineers

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• March 31, 2012 • Comments (0)

Monterey Peninsula College Student Services Center Employing forward-thinking design solutions to meet today’s higher education facility budgets Flexibility and sustainability are more vital now than ever in architecture, particularly in higher education where every dollar counts. The HGA Architects and Engineers-designed Student Services Center at Monterey Peninsula College, which opened in Fall 2011, exemplifies these […]

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Bilbao Arena and Sports center \ ACXT Architects

Bilbao Arena and Sports center \ ACXT Architects

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• March 31, 2012 • Comments (0)

Bilbao, Miribilla neighborhood, built on ancient iron mines adyacent to the old part of town. A very hilly solar (46 m from one corner to another, just 200m) in which the building was caught in the neighborhood park. Limestone rocks sticking out between the banks and trees in the park gave us the key to […]

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PT House \ AH Asociados

PT House \ AH Asociados

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• March 30, 2012 • Comments (1)

Being built as a coastal refuge, the house of Martossa is located in an exceptional place. From the street, it is only possible to notice its presence by the almost imperceptible view of the roof that protects the cars parked below. The house has been built on the hillside, at a lower level, so that […]

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Quai de Queyries - Bordeaux \ ECDM

Quai de Queyries – Bordeaux \ ECDM

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• March 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has recently designed the Quai de Queyries – Bordeaux. + Project facts Program: Housing and shops Owner: Bordeaux Metropole Development Project manager / Architect: architects ECDM Location: Quai of Queyries, Bordeaux (33) Land area: 23,000 m2 Built area: 45 000 m2 floor area + All images […]

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Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

Woods Bagot wins China Southern Airport City Competition

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• March 29, 2012 • Comments (0)

Woods Bagot has won the international competition to design China Southern Airport City, a 988-acre (400-hectare), mixed-use development set on the Liuxi River in Guangzhou, China. The design, which totals 41 million square feet (3.8 million square meters), expands the traditional corporate headquarters to an urban scale, blending business and manufacturing uses with lifestyle and […]

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Nieuwegein City Hall and Cultural Center \ 3XN Architects

Nieuwegein City Hall and Cultural Center \ 3XN Architects

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (1)

From Growing Pains to Growing Commitment The new City Hall and cultural center in the Dutch city of Nieuwegein, is designed to create cohesion and the foundation for a stronger local community. A modern participatory democracy requires transparency and communication at eye level in the encounter between citizen and authority. These elements have been the […]

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Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

Branson School Student Commons \ Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

This is a new student commons at an independent high school in Marin, California. Designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects, the Branson School Student Commons gives students a much-needed gathering space with an unusual degree of connection to the outdoors. Sited in a narrow glen between upper and lower campuses, the structure includes a dining […]

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Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

Sushi Dining Matsu \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site faces the main street of the busy shopping district in Osaka Central City. The outer wall which faces the corner lot of the existing building is covered with glass, and has drawn the attention from the circumference. After calculating the efficient degree of lighting of daytime, and the height of eyes of walkers […]

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Cafe KBT \ JAM

Cafe KBT \ JAM

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• March 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the foot of Mt. Wakakusayama in northern Nara. Here, in a region of a historical area including Machiya – traditional wooden townhouses -, Shin-Yakushi-Ji Temple and Buddhist temples. The Intention was to create a rich relaxation place for tourists and neighbors. The building which should be repaired is an old […]

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