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Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park \ Cook+Fox Architects

Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park \ Cook+Fox Architects

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• September 5, 2011 • Comments (0)

American architect Cook+Fox Architects recently produced a video on One Bryant Park, the 2nd tallest building NYC and the first LEED Platinum commercial skyscraper in the world. If you have never heard the story behind the design of this building, let’s take a look how the architect focused on health, well-being, and themes of Biophilia […]

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Hayes Valley Playground + Community Center \ WRNS Studio

Hayes Valley Playground + Community Center \ WRNS Studio

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• September 4, 2011 • Comments (0)

The existing 1958 clubhouse and playground at the intersection of Hayes and Buchanan Streets had become outdated and rundown. It also presented significant accessibility and safety issues for its diverse users. Because San Francisco’s Hayes Valley and Western Addition neighborhoods have few parks in the vicinity, the nonprofit Trust for Public Land (TPL) partnered with […]

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Digital Origami Emergency Shelter \ LAVA

Digital Origami Emergency Shelter \ LAVA

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• September 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Disaster strikes. How can architects help quickly, efficiently, sustainably and sensitively? LAVA‘s solution is an origami cave. It features in a new exhibition opening in Sydney tonight. LAVA‘s Digital Origami Emergency Shelter is a concept for an inhabited molecule. The design is based on a water-molecule, referencing the Japanese Metabolist movement`s idea of prefabricated capsules […]

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Busan opera House \ Wahag Studio

Busan opera House \ Wahag Studio

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• September 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Participation of Wahag studio in the international ideas competition to establish a design for the busan opera house to start to construct in 2014 (expected). The opera house will include a variety of facilities that will foster a wide range of artistic activities all the while being accessible to the city’s citizens. The grand scale […]

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Colorful Extension for Denmark's oldest school - Sølvgade School  \  C. F. Møller Architects

Colorful Extension for Denmark’s oldest school – Sølvgade School \ C. F. Møller Architects

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

New life for Denmark’s oldest school Denmark’s oldest school, the listed Sølvgade School built in 1847, close to King Christian IV’s famous historic naval barracks, Nyboder, in Copenhagen, has for many years been lacking space and modern facilities. C. F. Moller has carefully renovated the school and done an extension which in its form and […]

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Two Single-occupancy Detached Houses in Wingert | L3P Architekten

Two Single-occupancy Detached Houses in Wingert | L3P Architekten

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (2)

L3P Architekten has recently completed the two single-occupancy detached houses in Wingert, Oberweningen ZH, Switzerland.  We were able to fabricate a sheet with a unique and vital expression which was deployed for a first time on the façade and in the roof area. The design added to a monolithic overall picture in which an association […]

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Busan opera House \ Task Architects

Busan opera House \ Task Architects

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

Task Architects has designed the Busan opera House. Busan is one of the most important Korean cities and its largest port. The project is located in the newly developed area of north port . We wanted to create an Icon. A monument that would shift the vision of the world and create new experiences for each […]

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Housing Units/Studios for Artists "CHEVAL NOIR" \ L'Escaut-Gigogne

Housing Units/Studios for Artists “CHEVAL NOIR” \ L’Escaut-Gigogne

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

TWO BUILDINGS – ONE PROJECT The brief of the competition, held in 2003, was to transform the building of the former Hallemans breweries into 31 housing units for artists, including an in-house workspace. On top of the transformation, a new construction was necessary to provide the needed surfaces. This new wing creates space and views […]

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Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (2)

For decades, the residents of Yountville, California, a rural town in Napa County, relied on a small 1920s-era community hall and a hodgepodge of rented spaces to host community events. The hall was in need of renovation, ill-equipped to support art classes and lacking in outdoor recreation spaces. In addition, the town had outgrown its […]

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MILANO CITTY \ Photography by Veronica Morales

MILANO CITTY \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• August 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

Shared by photographer Veronica Morales, this MILANO CITTY was designed by Erick van Egeraat architect located  in Milano Fiordaliso, Italy. Also visit The Museo Soumaya, photography by Veronica Morales. + All images courtesy Veronica Morales  

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