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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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Competition entry: Genesis Building Rolls Royce Car Design Competition

Competition entry: Genesis Building Rolls Royce Car Design Competition

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

Hip Shing Hong Group of Companies, in collaboration with Stefano Tordiglione Design Ltd and It’s LIQUID Group, is proud to present “Genesis Building Rolls Royce Car Competition”. Genesis is a factory-building-turned-office project in Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong. The building is now undergoing extensive design and renovation to revitalize the site into an art and […]

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Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

As the name suggests, the Convertible Courtyards House, by Christopher Megowan Design, kinetically adapts to the notoriously variable climate found in Melbourne, Australia. This project added a kitchen, living area, dining area, bathroom, master bedroom, ensuite and two decks to a previously overlooked yet charming weatherboard cottage in the inner urban suburb of Prahran. Nestled […]

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Blagnac 35 housings units \ Nicolas Laisné Architecte Urbaniste

Blagnac 35 housings units \ Nicolas Laisné Architecte Urbaniste

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• December 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

Designed by Nicolas Laisné Architecte Urbaniste, this building was put up at the edge of the town of Blagnac on a road which has been transformed since the tramway was built. The balconies present on all the facades shift along from one floor to the next, so that everyone can enjoy the sky on every […]

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Balma Gramont – Toulouse \  Nicolas Laisné Architecte Urbaniste

Balma Gramont – Toulouse \ Nicolas Laisné Architecte Urbaniste

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• December 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

French architect Nicolas Laisné has completed in the housing project Balma Gramont. This block is located in the Zac de Balma Grama, an urban development area a few kilometres from the centre of Toulouse. Arranged lengthwise, it includes two large buildings at its extremities and two low buildings and two individual houses at the centre […]

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Chiasso Urban Development \ ACPV & Partners & C+S Architects

Chiasso Urban Development \ ACPV & Partners & C+S Architects

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• December 28, 2013 • Comments (0)

The Italian joint-venture between Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners and C+S Architects, in collaboration with a swiss Engineering team wins the international competition for the requalification of the railway station area of Chiasso in Switzerland. The team proposes a soft urban design aimed to give value to the pre-existing buildings, which are substantially maintained […]

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Competition entry for Europan12: "Cross-cutting" \ Stefano Rocchetti & Luca Vernocchi

Competition entry for Europan12: “Cross-cutting” \ Stefano Rocchetti & Luca Vernocchi

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• December 21, 2013 • Comments (0)

Cross-cutting It is a terms of a cinematic technique: “Cutting between different sets of action that can be occurring simultaneously or at different times. Cross-cutting is used in movies to build suspense, or to show the relationship between the different sets of action” The principal characters of the natural and morphological landscape of Dikemark, are […]

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