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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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Municipal Auditorium of Teulada \ Francisco Mangado

Municipal Auditorium of Teulada \ Francisco Mangado

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• February 8, 2012 • Comments (2)

Francisco Mangado has recently completed the Municipal Auditorium of Teulada. Teulada-Moraira is an unusual urban center. Though it is divided into two separate physical units, they belong to a single administrative entity. Located in Alicante, in a valley that descends from the mountains into the sea, the city takes full advantage of the two realities, […]

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Restoration of Community Centre \ Santamaria Arquitectes

Restoration of Community Centre \ Santamaria Arquitectes

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• February 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

Santamaria Arquitectes have recently finished the restoration of the Community Centre and new accesses to historic downtown in Cardona, Spain. The building is a rectangular volume with a 282,73m2 site area. It is two storey and it has an only 43,23m frontage facing south to the Miracle road. It was built in the 60s, after […]

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Old Factories La Cros \ Díaz y Díaz Architects

Old Factories La Cros \ Díaz y Díaz Architects

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• February 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

REHABILITATION OF THE OLD FACTORIES STRUTURES CROS. PHASE I Faced with the Burgo estuary, along the new promenade stand proud of the old factory Cros structures. The first phase project includes the decontamination of structures and terrain as well as a complete renovation. To undertake this phase structures were settled with pine wooden formwork and […]

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BMW Showroom \ Arch. Eduardo De Castro Cáceres

BMW Showroom \ Arch. Eduardo De Castro Cáceres

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• February 3, 2012 • Comments (1)

BMW‘s new home in Dominican Republic is all about showcasing masterpieces in the most perfect way. Designed according to the new BMW Group Identity Guidelines, it has been completely renovated to the new standards of what a BMW Showroom should be. The process to convert the old showroom involved a complete strip down of the […]

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Fire Station in Valls \ Santamaria Arquitectes

Fire Station in Valls \ Santamaria Arquitectes

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• February 2, 2012 • Comments (0)

The new Fire Station is located in a square plot, practically flat, in the industrial park Palau de Reig, in Valls. It is a rectangular compact volume, aligned with the street. Half the building is occupied by the garage and associate services, with heliport on the roof, while the rest of the program is located […]

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The Metropol Parasol \ Film by Arup

The Metropol Parasol \ Film by Arup

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• February 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Metropol Parasol was designed by Architect, J. MAYER H., with engineering consulting from Arup. The Metropol Parasol is one of the largest wooden structures in the world and was completed in April 2011. It has become a new centre for Seville. Arup‘s positive influence on the world is explored in a film about Metropol […]

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KPMG \ 3XN Architects

KPMG \ 3XN Architects

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• February 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

An Expression of Subtle Strength for KPMG’s Danish HQ A balance between a thoughtful blending into the surrounding scale and an elegant, yet significant expression has been the driving thought behind Danish practice 3XN’s design of the new Copenhagen Headquarters for accountancy and consultancy firm, KPMG. The company is certain that their new building gives […]

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New Museum - "Going Gaga with SANAA"

New Museum – “Going Gaga with SANAA”

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Can a building ever be compared to Lady Gaga? Most experts may say no, but they obviously haven’t seen the New Museum, one of the best looking museums ever made according to Delaine Isaac. The New Museum, founded as the New Museum of Contemporary Art by Marcia Tucker in 1977, is the only museum in […]

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Hotel Residence in Atacama - Chile \ LAN Architecture

Hotel Residence in Atacama – Chile \ LAN Architecture

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (1)

SITE Extreme Extreme is the word that keeps coming back on the table at the time of the study. Extreme but necessary is the choice to implement life and activity in the region. Extreme is the site, the climate, the drought, the light, the horizontal dimension of the territory. Extreme is also the way the […]

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