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New exhibition of West Kowloon Cultural District plans opens in Hong Kong

New exhibition of West Kowloon Cultural District plans opens in Hong Kong

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• October 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

If you are now in Hong Kong, let’s take the chance to visit the new exhibition of West Kowloon Cultural District plans. The Plan is based on Foster + Partners’ City Park conceptual plan which earned enormous public support and was selected by the Board of WKCDA in March 2011 as the masterplan for the […]

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New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• October 5, 2011 • Comments (2)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of the residential tower in Manhattan by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. The tower features 265 metre-high and is now the eighth tallest building in New York (the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere). + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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One Hotel in Dalmine \ Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners

One Hotel in Dalmine \ Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners

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• October 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

The ONE HOTEL in Dalmine (Bergamo), designed by the Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners architecture studio, is located in a strategic position close to the A4 highway, Orio al Serio international airport, and the historic city of Bergamo. Oriented toward business travellers requiring hospitality services for varying lengths of time, the hotel offers comfortable, graciously fitted […]

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Binoy and Nisha's Office \ Foliage architects

Binoy and Nisha’s Office \ Foliage architects

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• October 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Contemporary and modular approach to the design by sorting out the project requirements. Creating fresh,vibrant and transparent office spaces which reflect on all levels and faces. The transparent and vibrant structure creates and energetic environment for the employees to work. The lightweight modular structural system eliminates a common bias towards bulky and uninspiring commercial construction […]

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Hotel Villa \ Uri Cohen architects

Hotel Villa \ Uri Cohen architects

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• October 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

This is a preservation and an extension of a historic heritage monument on the first street in Yessod Hammala, which was built by the ‘pioneers’ in the late 19th century. It’s located in a tourist area and this makes it possible (or at least part of it) to be used in the future as a […]

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Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU's Cinema Center in Busan

Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU’s Cinema Center in Busan

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• October 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

The Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea, designed by Wolf D. Prix/COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, the new home of the Busan Film Festival (BIFF), was inaugurated with a grand opening on 29 September 2011 in the presence of the president of South Korea. The innovative building combines open space, cultural program, entertainment, technology and architecture in a […]

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IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

IANUS & IANA \ dagli + atélier d’architecture

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• September 29, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designed by dagli + atélier d’architecture, IANUS & IANA are two apartment buildings in Steinsel, in the northern outskirts of Luxembourg-City, with a total of 30 apartments. The project was based on a competition in 2008. Our proposition was chosen because of the architectural concept behind the buildings. Our conception is based on two characters […]

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DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

German architectural practice HPP architects designed the DFB Football Museum in the city center of Dortmund in neighbourhood to the main station, Germany. The new museum will have about 7000 m² GFA and 2.400 m² exhibition space. Scheduled on construction in 2012 and completion in 2014. + Architect: HPP architects | http://www.hpp.com/

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Loft Tower in Lima \ X.T.e arquitectura + diseno

Loft Tower in Lima \ X.T.e arquitectura + diseno

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• September 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designing in Lima, a city of marked eclecticism is more a provocation than a challenge. The vibrant movement of forms, heights, colors, reflections, textures and all kinds of elements competing for the leading role is a particularly interesting framework for our proposal for an exclusive, loft apartment building. IMAGE The building has been thought as […]

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Observation Tower for 'De Onlanden'  \ UNStudio

Observation Tower for ‘De Onlanden’ \ UNStudio

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

UNStudio‘s design for an Observation Tower for ‘De Onlanden’ presented to Natuurmonumenten. The strength of Ultra High Performance Concrete is conceptually expressed in the cantilever of the structure, which combines UHPC with steel to enable a substantial protraction in the form of the viewing tower. Ben van Berkel On September 22nd the design for an […]

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