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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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Market eight \ AQSO arquitectos office

Market eight \ AQSO arquitectos office

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• December 18, 2013 • Comments (0)

The project is located in the Chinese port city of Lianyungang, in the vicinity of a new amusement park. The master-plan for this low density area, intended for tertiary use, proposes an interesting organic land fragmentation. The plot is westbound exposed to an urban condition –a small plaza-, while surrounded by a pedestrian walkway and […]

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BIG won the new Media Campus for AXEL SPRINGER

BIG won the new Media Campus for AXEL SPRINGER

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• December 17, 2013 • Comments (1)

BIG + Bollinger+Grohmann + Man Made Land+Topotek 1 + Kardoff Ingenieure + Wenzel+Wenzel have been announced as one of the winners, along with Buro-OS and OMA, of the new Media Campus for AXEL SPRINGER in Berlin, Germany. The final ranking is expected in January. Located on the historic site of the former Berlin Wall, the […]

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Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition: 2nd prize \ Mi-EL  Architecture

Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition: 2nd prize \ Mi-EL Architecture

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• December 17, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mi-EL Architecture won the 2nd prize for the Active Life Center Architectural Design Competition. Ministry of Social Affairs of Turkey announced a competition project at national scale. Project objective is to design a multifunctional campus for elderly, children, veterans and disadvantaged people who need social support. Life center is a kind of small scale campus […]

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Tangram pavilion No 1 - Mao Zhuang South Club \ UA Studio 7

Tangram pavilion No 1 – Mao Zhuang South Club \ UA Studio 7

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• December 16, 2013 • Comments (0)

UA Studio 7 designed the Tangram pavilion No 1 – Mao Zhuang South Club located in HeNan, China. The Concept of Tangram The tangram (Chinese, literally “seven boards of skill”) is an assemblage puzzle consisting of seven flat pieces, called tans, which are put together to form various shapes. The objective of the puzzle is […]

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