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Kindergarten In Jiading New Town \ Atelier Deshaus

Kindergarten In Jiading New Town \ Atelier Deshaus

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• February 16, 2012 • Comments (0)

The kindergarten is located in the Jiading new town of the northern suburb in Shanghai, it is neither countryside nor urban in the traditional sense. Face to the ambiguous and uncertain surrounding, the architecture emphasizes the self-improvement, directly intervening into the site, and making a very clear juxtaposition of the architecture and the site. Compare […]

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House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

House at the Edge of a Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects

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• February 16, 2012 • Comments (1)

The house, situated on a beautiful lot at the edge of the forest, consists of two different volumes: an L-shaped base on which an oblong volume balances. Together they form a sculpture which resembles a fallen tree on a pile of earth. The public functions of the house are situated in the L-shaped base. The […]

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BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

BIG + Architectural Nexus win the competition for the Kimball Art Center

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• February 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

BIG + Architectural Nexus + Dunn Associates + VBFA + Envision Engineering + Big D design the winning proposal for the renovation and expansion of Kimball Art Center in Park City, projected for completion by Mid-2015. The Kimball Art Center, home to Sundance House during the Annual Sundance Film Festival, invited an international group of […]

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Dalian Library \ 10 Design

Dalian Library \ 10 Design

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

AIA JURORS’ Comments: The jurors found this design engaging and dynamic. The central vortex was described as creating a focal area for an interesting series of spaces for the community. The building section illustrated for the jurors, the attention for both an urban and internal connectivity. The various adjoining spaces spiral inward in celebrating how […]

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HBA Designs the Best Hotel Bathrooms for Valentine's Day

HBA Designs the Best Hotel Bathrooms for Valentine’s Day

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• February 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and what better way to turn up the romance than with a dip in the tub with your precious loved one? Leading design firm HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates has designed some of the most amazing hotel bathrooms that are sure to impress on the most romantic day of the […]

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 CS House \ AH Asociados

CS House \ AH Asociados

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

This house is located in an area dotted with residential buildings. Building a house that creates an isolated world for its inhabitants requires a simple but determined execution. It has been necessary to make the most of the views by making use of the elevated position of the plot to protect it from the impact […]

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Architecture Studio \ AH Asociados

Architecture Studio \ AH Asociados

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

It was necessary to eliminate the divisions in order to obtain a free space on both floors: the offices and the architect’s studio. Inside this free space, the existing structure and the built elements, which have been properly repaired and painted, are visible and add a timeless characteristic which contrasts with the new elements. The […]

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Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

Beijing World Jewelry EXPO \ DRDS

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (2)

The project, based on an exclusive agreement with the Chinese Government and the National China Geological Society, is for a new international jewelry exhibition and cultural center located adjacent to Beijing Airport. The project, envisioned for domestic and international travelers, leverage synergies between the Chinese jewelry industry, retail and entertainment, creating a single cultural center […]

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Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

Library of the Monastery of Fitero \ AH Asociados

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

The internal space of this monastic creation turns out to be the prime factor in the intervention since this space is recovered as a staged union of three public rooms, which allow a synthetic knowledge of the constructive process of the monastic complex. To achieve this, the original volumes are recovered by means of new […]

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DRDS wins the competition for South Korea's Land and Housing Corporation

DRDS wins the competition for South Korea’s Land and Housing Corporation

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• February 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

DRDS design for South Korea’s Land and Housing Corporation wins international competition. The project, located in Jinju South Korea, was selected among 9 teams competing for a new US320 million corporate headquarters. The vision for the project is to create a new sustainable campus with integrated green architectural design features for a new corporate headquarters […]

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