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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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Jameson House \ Foster + Partners

Jameson House \ Foster + Partners

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

Foster + Partners recently have completed Jameson House, it is the first mixed-use project in Canada. Lord Foster said: Vancouver has a spectacular location, surrounded by mountains and the sea. The design makes the most of the city’s fantastic natural setting, with balconies and deep bay windows looking out towards the landscape. Jameson House further […]

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Spliced Towers \ AQSO arquitectos office

Spliced Towers \ AQSO arquitectos office

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• January 28, 2012 • Comments (2)

AQSO arquitectos office has designed the high density residential complex in Guangyuan, China. The project is conceived as a strong element in consonance with the surrounding hilly scene. The buildings rise over the landscape becoming a milestone, a sober and expressive landmark solving the program requirements: archive the desired plot ratio and increase the green […]

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Netlife Research \ Eriksen Skajaa Architects

Netlife Research \ Eriksen Skajaa Architects

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• January 27, 2012 • Comments (0)

The user-experience consultancy firm Netlife Research commissioned Eriksen Skajaa Architects to rethink their offices and create new spaces for reflection and creativity. The challenge of low headroom and deep, dark office spaces inspired the architects to choose lightness as the basis for their concepts. These included white, natural rubber floors and a white ceiling as […]

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Future Classroom \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

Future Classroom \ Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

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• January 25, 2012 • Comments (1)

LAVA’s school relocatable is a learning space for the future. The classroom for 21st century learning is sustainable, integrates with the landscape, connects with the school environment, and is suitable for prefabrication and mass customisation. Relocatables are the decades old solution to changing demographics, remote community needs, and natural disasters. Unsightly, they are perceived as […]

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Clyfford Still Museum \ Allied Works

Clyfford Still Museum \ Allied Works

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• January 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

ALLIED WORKS DESIGNS NEWLY OPENED CLYFFORD STILL MUSEUM IN DENVER, COLORADO New York City – Following an invited international competition in 2006, Allied Works was selected to design the Clyfford Still Museum, a single-artist institution devoted to the life and work of the 20th-century painter. Opened to the public on November 18th, the museum houses […]

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Block House \ A-001 Architectural Workshop

Block House \ A-001 Architectural Workshop

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• January 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

We have accepted the gravity as an imperative for too much time. There´s no reason to believe that the weight of an apple has to tie up the architecture to the floor; those things who makes us humans consist in transcend what seems natural. Block house materializes the freedom that creation gives to the man. […]

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Parametric Fragment \ Takashi Yamaguchi

Parametric Fragment \ Takashi Yamaguchi

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• January 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

Japanese architect Takashi Yamaguchi has completed the a private house located in Matsusaka, Mie, Japan. The structure consists of double skin system of the main frame and a surface of aluminum panels. To reduce the amount of radiant heat in summer, west and south sides are designed without openings and the width of space in […]

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Plan Libre 2.0 \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

Plan Libre 2.0 \ Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• January 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Dutch-based practice Serge Schoemaker Architects has designed a modular wooden building system: Plan Libre 2.0. The environmentally sustainable construction can be assembled within one day and dismantled for reuse or recycling elsewhere. The clear architectural form of the structure is based on a natural solution for structural efficiency, and creates a unique spatial quality. The […]

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Hotel and conference center "Green Solution House" will take sustainability to a new level

Hotel and conference center “Green Solution House” will take sustainability to a new level

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• January 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Danish practice 3XN is the architect behind a new experimental conference center and hotel where everything is adapted to the circulation of nature and where guests will get an idea of how it feels to live in a world without waste. No waste The Green Solution House conference center on the Danish island of Bornholm […]

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