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70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

70°Sud project \ LAN Architecture

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The 70°Sud project, an apartment building recently completed by LAN in Boulogne-Billancourt, France. In this operation we have let aside exhaustive studies on urbanity and potential grabbing –costly and previously explored methods at the agency–, to pivot back around an essential postulate: a space exists only if it is built. Simplification, substraction and timeless values […]

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Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne \ ECDM

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• March 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has recently designed the Cité municipale de Bonneuil-sur-Marne. + Project facts Owner: SADEV 94 on behalf of the City Council Bonneuil sur Marne Project manager / Architect: ECDM Consulting firm structure: EIFFAGE Val de Seine Engineering and design fluid: SNC Lavalin Contractor: EIFFAGE Val de Seine […]

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Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Bardill Studio building has replaced an old barn in the protected centre of the village of  Scharans. Building permission was granted by the local authorities on the condition that the new building would have exactly the same volume as the old barn. The client, Linard Bardill, who lives in a house a very short […]

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HOUSE 804 \ H arquitectes

HOUSE 804 \ H arquitectes

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

Located in a pleasant residential neighbourhood, the house is a compact building (almost a cube) surrounded by a 3 meters wide perimeter necessary courtyard, which is the minimum mandatory gap based on current regulations. The pre-existing yard, the swimming-pool and the shed set at the back of the plot are preserved by the express wish […]

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Exhibition of Tom Sheehan

Exhibition of Tom Sheehan

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

Tom Sheehan Sketches and Collaborations exhibition from April 20 to May 19.2012 Excerpts of his sketchbooks, Tom Sheehan exhibits a selection of drawings from 1997 to 2012. Sketches as notes, as research or as a condition, are the datum of the carrier of a Parisian creator open to the world. The sketch is the irreducible […]

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Winners of [AMSTERDAM] Iconic Pedestrian Bridge

Winners of [AMSTERDAM] Iconic Pedestrian Bridge

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• March 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Last year, we introduced the calling of [AMSTERDAM] Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Competition. Recently the result is announced, we’re here to publish the top 3 winners and 7 honorable mentions out of 324 proposals. + Judge’s report 1st Place _Nicolas Montesano _Victor Vila _Boris Hoppek Country: Spain Team Type: Architect Registration Number: 039578 The winning project […]

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Cliff House \ Scott Allen Architecture

Cliff House \ Scott Allen Architecture

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Tucked against the wall of a natural cliff and right on the water’s edge in Gig Harbor, Washington, this project answered the unique challenges of its site. The footprint for the new structure replaces an old guest house and boathouse, and was limited in its size by an agreement through a regulatory process. The design […]

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Bayview Branch Library \ THA Architecture & Karin Payson A+D

Bayview Branch Library \ THA Architecture & Karin Payson A+D

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by THA Architecture in collaboration with Karin Payson A+D, this new library replaces an outdated facility, completed in 1969, with an enhanced neighborhood branch that celebrates the community’s unique history and culture. The 9,000-square-foot library is part of San Francisco’s voter-approved Branch Library Improvement Program, and is one of only eight new facilities from […]

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Peconic Bay Residence \ Stelle Architects

Peconic Bay Residence \ Stelle Architects

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

The house is sited on a bluff overlooking the bay within a grove of cedar and locust trees. Discrete volumes of varying public and private functions are organized around an axial promenade, extending to the outdoors. Single story volumes, separated by glass interstitial spaces, were utilized to lessen the overall impact of the structures while […]

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Spire \ Visiondivision

Spire \ Visiondivision

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• March 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

Spire is Visiondivision‘s competition entry for a new church in the small town of Våler, Norway. The church in the small town of Våler in Norway burned down and a competition was held to build a new one. We joined the competition with the following entry. It is in the rural church that the people […]

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