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The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• August 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of The Museo Soumaya in Mexico, the museum was designed by the Fernando Romero and Mauricio Ceballos for the private art collection of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

OODA wins Merit Award in NEW TAIPEI CITY MUSEUM OF ART INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

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• August 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

The competition intention was to create a pioneering and innovative design concept which will stand as a new-age landmark and a symbolic voice to the world of Taipei City new spirit. The concept form proposed emerges from a big volumetric cube in confrontation with a smaller inner structure cube – hypercube – in which is […]

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Busan Opera House \ OODA

Busan Opera House \ OODA

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• August 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by OODA, the scheme engages with the natural topography, articulating a multi-levelled building and integrating the different cultural activities and program seamlessly. The dominant flow circulation, flexibility and concept strategy enables full accessibility. The design concept creates spaces that blur the difference between building and landscape, intensifying the fluidity between interior and exterior spaces, […]

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Busan Opera \ Peter Ruge Architekten

Busan Opera \ Peter Ruge Architekten

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• August 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

The city of Busan plans to build a new opera house as a new symbol and multifaceted center for culture events and performances for the inhabitants and visitors on their gorgeous waterfront. Peter Ruge Architekten designed in their brand-new competition entry the opera house as new unique landmark to combine the awesome geographical situation of […]

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Residence Zanzibar \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

Residence Zanzibar \ Hirsch Bedner Associates

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• August 18, 2011 • Comments (1)

The leading global design firm HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates has completed the Residence Zanzibar. The all-villa resort is located on a remote corner of the island of Zanzibar and is the first project on the African continent for HBA’s Singapore office. Stretching over 80 acres, the 66 villas designed by HBA boast a colonial […]

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08EMP \ Spaceworkers

08EMP \ Spaceworkers

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

spaceworkers® designed the 08EMP stadium in Mouriz, Paredes. Countering a trend of the current stadium, enclosing its green area inside, was what motivated us in finding this solution. The idea of “giving back” an acre of green space to the town was the main motto for this project. A solid block, which levitates into the […]

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Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

Martin Luther Church Hainburg \ Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect Coop Himmelb(l)au has recently completed the Martin Luther Church Hainburg in Austria. The play with light and transparency has a special place in this project. The light comes from above: three large winding openings in the roof guide it into the interior. The correlation of the number Three to the concept of […]

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ANISOTROPIA  \ Orproject

ANISOTROPIA \ Orproject

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• August 17, 2011 • Comments (2)

Orproject is pleased to present Anisotropia, a proposal for Busan Opera House. A FROZEN PIECE OF MUSIC Anisotropia, the design for the new Busan Opera House, is based on Klavierstück I, a composition for piano by Orproject director Christoph Klemmt. It is based on a twelve tone row which is repeated and altered by the […]

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Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

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• August 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Narrabeen is a suburb with housing plots and street layouts characteristic of the ‘garden suburb’ ideals espoused by early 20th cen- tury Australian town planning. The Narrabeen House of 2009 sits in this historical context amongst the other two storey family homes with each dutifully addressing a quiet, tree-lined street. It is a safe and […]

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Port Botany Lookout \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Port Botany Lookout \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

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• August 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design is inspired by the natural ‘sun trap’ edges that exist along many of Sydney’s beaches, landscape escarpments and the bow form of ships that traverse the waters of Port Botany. Choi Ropiha Fighera The Millstream Lookout is located at the western end of the foreshore beach park at Port Botany. The concept makes […]

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