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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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The Hotel at the end of the Earth \ Architect Todd Saunders

The Hotel at the end of the Earth \ Architect Todd Saunders

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• January 11, 2014 • Comments (6)

The Fogo Island Inn is a five star hotel and art gallery designed by Saunders Architecture. The newly open Inn is situated on the rugged coast of Newfoundland, Canada. The 29 guest rooms all face the ocean and look onto the fishing grounds that originally attracted people to Fogo Island centuries ago. The restaurant at […]

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VOX showroom \ mode:lina architekci

VOX showroom \ mode:lina architekci

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• January 11, 2014 • Comments (1)

mode:lina architekci has completed the VOX showroom in Krakow. The new store is filled with unique Polish and European brands, rarely or not at all available in other interior design stores. The client had one aim – to create surprising space using low-cost funds. Therefore, architects proposed replacement of normal partitions with unusual installation. These […]

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Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: Italian Pavilion by Paolo Venturella

Italian Pavilion Expo 2015: Italian Pavilion by Paolo Venturella

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• January 9, 2014 • Comments (0)

The proposal for the “Italian Pavilion” for the EXPO 2015 in Milan is based on the integration between sustainable food and renewable energies. Food is incorporated in the design by the continuation of the green of the exterior space, while energies are integrated in the façade. The idea is to make the hortus goes from […]

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Museum of Cycladic Art \ Kois associated architects

Museum of Cycladic Art \ Kois associated architects

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• January 9, 2014 • Comments (1)

Kois associated architects were asked from the patrons of the Museum of Cycladic Art (MCA) to present a proposal for the redesign of the museum’s public image, enhancement of its urban presence and degree of public interaction. STRATEGY MCA is situated in the very center of Athens, where public open space is scare and the […]

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Villa Yarze \ Raëd Abillama Architects

Villa Yarze \ Raëd Abillama Architects

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• January 6, 2014 • Comments (0)

Villa Yarze started with an existing eclectic house in a large landscape. The project was approached by keeping certain characteristic sections of the existing house and adding new programs and spaces to it. Attention was given to large lit openings, integration of stone lintels and pedestals to the facade, while creating a contemporary result. The […]

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Second Prize of Europan 12 winner: OOIIO Architecture

Second Prize of Europan 12 winner: OOIIO Architecture

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (1)

Rethinking the problem as the solution. “The train, very important to connect Kuopio with the whole country, is here generating problems. Cuts the city in two. We decided to change that problem going straight over it. Why not to recycle this wasted space that the train is stilling to the city and make it the […]

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