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The Leaf \ Serge Schoemaker Architects & Miriam Haag architecture + consulting

The Leaf \ Serge Schoemaker Architects & Miriam Haag architecture + consulting

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• September 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Serge Schoemaker Architects (Amsterdam) and Miriam Haag architecture + consulting (Valencia) have designed an iconic highly sustainable center in the Southeast of the USA. ‘The Leaf‘ will be a 25,000 m2 large conference, exhibition and R&D center covered by one expressive membrane roof structure. The placement of the leaf-shaped landmark creates a unique spatial setting, […]

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Saninten House | designstudio

Saninten House | designstudio

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• September 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

Saninten house exemplifies contemporary tropical house notion that is nestled in an urban site. Its notion focused on three main aspects in its design process, which are refining the interrelation of an indoor, semi outdoor, and outdoor activity or loop of activities, it’s also dealing with the composition of solid and void within its arrangement […]

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Ay_Nada_Mar \ Francisco del Corral del Campo + Carmen Barrós Velázquez

Ay_Nada_Mar \ Francisco del Corral del Campo + Carmen Barrós Velázquez

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• September 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Aynada mar is the name of a water channel and a spring built by the Arabs during the XIth century in Alfacar, a place close to Granada, in order to create Granada’s water supply. This magical place was the inspiration for creating a new space piece, a kind of spring for mysterious corners where water, […]

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Statoil Regional Office \ A-Lab

Statoil Regional Office \ A-Lab

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• September 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design for Statoil regional office building is a linear display of the tenants is an ambitious and courageous project. The building is located in Fornebu, in the former Oslo Airport Norway, house for the new Business centre for information technology companies, The area is experiencing a surge in development, transforming a previously Airport into […]

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Student Built and Designed Meridian First Light House

Student Built and Designed Meridian First Light House

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• September 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Meridian First Light is Victoria University of Wellington’s entry into the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. It is the first entry from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the Solar Decathlon. The Meridian First Light house was built in Wellington, New Zealand earlier this year and shipped to the U.S. + About […]

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Klor Garden Office \ in.it.studios

Klor Garden Office \ in.it.studios

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• September 7, 2011 • Comments (2)

Small and compact, this garden office is perfect for any London home. This particular client is a designer (www.klor.co.uk). Having successfully created many features for big hollywood hits such as Juno and Inglorious Basterds, he wanted out of the time-sapping London commute whilst creating a perfect working environment at home. The garden studio allowed exactly […]

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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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