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The Scotts Tower \ UNStudio

The Scotts Tower \ UNStudio

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• December 7, 2011 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio’s design for The Scotts Tower unveiled today in Singapore UNStudio’s design for The Scotts Tower in Singapore will be the first development to be unveiled today under the Far East Organisation’s new SOHO brand. Designed to conserve space whilst maximizing live/work/play areas, The Scotts Tower presents a new dimension of […]

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Ensemble de bureaux Zac Seguin - Boulogne-Billancourt  \ ECDM architectes

Ensemble de bureaux Zac Seguin – Boulogne-Billancourt \ ECDM architectes

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• December 6, 2011 • Comments (0)

The creation of an emergent element is an opportunity to rethink the relationship between the new neighborhood of Le Trapèze and the Grand Paris area. This punctuation highlights the metropolitan character of the site by creating a landmark which can be viewed from afar. Because of its status, size and the culture, Le Trapèze is […]

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Season 1 Ep.1: UNStudio Amsterdam Pavilion - Great Spaces

Season 1 Ep.1: UNStudio Amsterdam Pavilion – Great Spaces

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• December 3, 2011 • Comments (1)

Shared by a New York-based architect Delaine Isaac, he has recently completed the first episode for “Great Spaces“: UNStudio Amsterdam Pavilion. The Amsterdam Pavilion was commissioned by the Battery Conservancy, is a gift from the Netherlands to New York in honour of 400 years of friendship. It was unveiled to public in September 2009, if […]

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Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre \ OODA

Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre \ OODA

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

This competition intent was to establish a proposal for a centre fully equipped with adequate technology and facilities in order to be prepared against a disaster that may affect Istanbul and to develop public consciousness about the disasters in general and specifically about earthquakes. Along this the centre will also be hosting relevant courses, venues […]

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Delugan Meissl Associated Architects won Urban Planning Quartier M

Delugan Meissl Associated Architects won Urban Planning Quartier M

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

Austria-based architectural firm DMAA (Delugan Meissl Associated Architects) has won the competition for the Urban Planning Quartier M. Two overriding factors flow into the main idea for the urban design: the terrain’s immediate closeness to a trafficked road axis and the western railway, as well as the requirement for high density construction. In response to […]

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Architects Collective Receives Austrian Client's Award 2011 for Klinikum Klagenfurt

Architects Collective Receives Austrian Client’s Award 2011 for Klinikum Klagenfurt

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

A modern, innovative and trend-setting hospital The new project for the Provincial Hospital in Klagenfurt is innovative in many ways. The latest Medical Technology along with an enhanced cross-utilization of medical equipment and facilities (operating rooms, examination and treatment rooms and wards in the logistics field) give this new hospital a pioneering status in Europe. […]

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Medical Library Oasis \ HPP architects

Medical Library Oasis \ HPP architects

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• November 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

With the new Medical Library Düsseldorf´s Heinrich-Heine-University receives a pulsating space for studying, reading, learning, inspiration and social encounter. Exactly two years after the ground-breaking ceremony, today the medical department of Heinrich-Heine-University and the University Clinic celebrate grand opening. The design for the 38 meter high structure stacks the various functions on top of one […]

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Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

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• November 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm ECDM architectes have completed the Housing in Toulouse. + Architect’s statement Our aim here was not to work against a landscape, to impose upon it a specific residential model, but rather to suggest a model of a specific setting. The houses unfold in two sinuous curves that follow the natural lie of the […]

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Busan Camellian Opera House \ Matteo Cainer Architects

Busan Camellian Opera House \ Matteo Cainer Architects

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• November 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Busan Camellian Opera House provides a harmonious connection between the existing dense urban fabric of the city and the port with its myriad of waterfront activities. Camouflaged beneath its contoured envelope, it erupts from the landscape in the form of densely planted tectonic petals that connect city and sea, urbanity and landscape, providing a […]

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House 712 \ H ARQUITECTES

House 712 \ H ARQUITECTES

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• November 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

The house was for a young couple without children, and had some initial programmatic requirements which were pretty conventional (a garage, three bedrooms, a study, etc). The plot, which was triangular and around 400m2, was part of a land promotion protected by the Incasol for self promoters and was subjected to a tight schedule for […]

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