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Cultural educational centre Het Lichtruim \ GROUP A

Cultural educational centre Het Lichtruim \ GROUP A

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• February 6, 2014 • Comments (1)

GROUP A has recently completed the design of a compact, flexible and future-proof building specifically tailored to the needs of eight different users, comprising shared facilities, and their individually expected visitor flows. This new shared accommodation breathes collectiveness, and yet simultaneously respects each tenant’s unique requirement and individual identity. The 10,500 sqm multifunctional accommodation houses […]

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Building Meets Landscape - Parque Atlantico

Building Meets Landscape – Parque Atlantico

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• February 1, 2014 • Comments (0)

There has to be a fundamental value that separates true, decadent design from the usual (if exquisite) holiday retreat. All too often, luxurious villas and apartments muddy areas of natural beauty to satisfy ever-growing tourism needs – it is rare to come across property that makes a definite point of subtlety, to blend into its […]

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Sae Institute Campus \ ghigos ideas

Sae Institute Campus \ ghigos ideas

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• February 1, 2014 • Comments (0)

It’s the new Sae Institute Campus where Ghigos curated the design of common areas and the facade decoration. The project for the new SAE campus in Milan works with the brand multiplication. The logo is translated into signage, furnishing and architecture, in order to communicate the company identity, mission and values to let more effectively […]

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Bubbles \ Orproject

Bubbles \ Orproject

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• January 29, 2014 • Comments (0)

BUBBLES FOR THE CITY As a response to the bad air quality which is affecting many cities in Asia, Orproject proposes the construction of an enclosed park within the city. The park houses a botanical garden, the air inside the park is filtered, and temperature and humidity are controlled throughout the year. The buildings surrounding […]

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Honeycomb resort in Bahamas \ BIG + HKS + MDA

Honeycomb resort in Bahamas \ BIG + HKS + MDA

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• January 28, 2014 • Comments (0)

BIG + HKS + MDA have unveiled the design for the new Honeycomb building and its adjacent public plaza in The Bahamas – a 175,000 ft² (ca. 16,000 m²) residential building with a private pool on each balcony overlooking the marina. Albany is a modern paradise-like beach and golf resort community, located on the south […]

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Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

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• January 24, 2014 • Comments (0)

KAAN Architecten has won the Benelux Aluminium Award 2013 for Sustainable Renovation with the Dreamhouse. An independent jury composed by figures from the world of architecture, technology and media based in the Netherlands and in Belgium, among whom chairman prof. Jan Brouwer (architect, NL) and vice-chairman Thomas Dierickx (architect, BE) assigned the non-residential buildings category […]

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Rowing High Performance Centre \ Alvaro Andrade & MPT

Rowing High Performance Centre \ Alvaro Andrade & MPT

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• January 19, 2014 • Comments (1)

Joao Morgado shared with us his recent photography of the Rowing High Performance Centre. Designed by Alvaro Andrade, in coordination with MPT, the Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho is located in one of the most beautiful and idyllic valleys in the world – the Douro valley – one of the places of choice for […]

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Ny-Krohnborg school \ Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS & Rambøll Norge

Ny-Krohnborg school \ Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS & Rambøll Norge

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• January 16, 2014 • Comments (1)

Ny-Krohnborg – The rehabilitation of a run-down local school becomes a vehicle for neighbourhood regeneration The rehabilitated Ny- Krohnborg school and nursery is the beating heart in a renewed neighbourhood From site study to urban renewal process. In 2005 the architects in Arkitektgruppen CUBUS AS was asked to present a proposal for the conversion of […]

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Contemporary Alpine House \ Ralph Germann architectes

Contemporary Alpine House \ Ralph Germann architectes

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• January 15, 2014 • Comments (0)

Ralph Germann architectes designed this alpine house for a couple who wished to live in a harmonious environment, but there was a prerequisite that it could also comfortably handle gatherings of 20 persons. The architects approached the brief by visiting the surroundings, observing the vernacular architecture of these pre-alps. The overall design was inspired by […]

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Mercedes Benz Museum \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

Mercedes Benz Museum \ Photography by Veronica Morales Angulo

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• January 13, 2014 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales Angulo shared with us her photography of Mercedes Benz Museum located in Stuttgart, Germany by world-renowned architect UNStudio. Although this building is completed quite a long time ago, but it is still a good chance to look at this architecture again which the form is generated by it’s circulation idea, leading the visitors up to the […]

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