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London 2012 Olympic torch... a high-tech cheese-grater?

London 2012 Olympic torch… a high-tech cheese-grater?

• June 18, 2011 • Comments (2)

London will host the Olympics once more in 2012 and there are obvious changes that are being made all over the metropolis.  Design duo BarberOsgerby have been given the enormous challenge and honour of designing the torch that will carry the flame from Land’s End in Cornwall all over the UK ending in London ready […]

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X-House | Kellen Qiaolun Huang

X-House | Kellen Qiaolun Huang

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• June 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

X-House is a design proposal for d3 Housing Tomorrow international architecture design competition, the project won a Special Mention and also is the winner in Interior Architecture category. According to a new research in China, the number of young bachelors is drastically raising because of the skyrocketing housing price. Typically girls are unwilling to marry […]

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Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts | Allied Works Architecture

Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts | Allied Works Architecture

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• June 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

ALLIED WORKS REVEALS COMPETITION DESIGN FOR NEW MUSEUM AND CULTURAL DISTRICT IN LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND Allied Works was named one of eighteen international finalists to create the Pôle Muséal Lausanne, which encompasses transforming an historic train shed and industrial site into a new cultural district. As part of the competition, Allied Works created a master plan […]

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Via Turati Refurbishment Project | Park Associati

Via Turati Refurbishment Project | Park Associati

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• June 12, 2011 • Comments (1)

This building is distinguished by the burnished colour finish of the metal structures on the facade, the tinted glass of the curtain wall system, the brown paintwork and the smaller volume used as a residential unit. During its heyday, the building would have been considered modern and technologically advanced. However, in its contemporary condition, many […]

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Edition29 STRUCTURE Released for iPad

Edition29 STRUCTURE Released for iPad

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• June 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

I believe you’ve got Edition29 ARCHITECTURE on your Ipad, Edition29 has just released another new iPad app: Edition29 STRUCTURES. This new iPad magazine series focuses on incredibly interesting structures from around the world. This first issue includes interviews with noteworthy new architects such as Neil Denali and the HL23 in NYC. The highlight of this […]

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New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

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• June 12, 2011 • Comments (2)

The new Cultural Center in Ranica, medieval town near Bergamo in Northern Italy, contains a public library, an auditorium, a kindergarten, and a school for dance and theater. With its 2.000 square meters, the Center is conceived as a new catalyst of urban life. Not only is the building a laboratory for education and information, […]

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8030 Georgia Avenue | Division1

8030 Georgia Avenue | Division1

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• June 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

8030 is located in an industrial site in Silver Spring, MD. The site has been retrofitted with café’s, and artist’s studios. There has also been a surge of condominium construction around the sites periphery. The site acts as a hinge between residences, retail, and 2 major streets. The stairs act as a focal point while […]

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Ping | Division1

Ping | Division1

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• June 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

The restaurant captures American and Chinese Cultures through layers of decorative design elements. Conceptualized around different dining experiences within the same restaurant, the rectangular space is sliced into three different zones, with each providing its own unique dining hall. Each zone [Bar, Communal and Dining] is separated through a design element, such as color, a […]

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The Lacey | Division1

The Lacey | Division1

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• June 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Division1 has designed the Lacey condominium building located in Washington, DC. Program The Lacey is a 26-unit, four level, 25,000 SF residential building organized around a three-level central corridor/atrium. Outdoor space is ample with a communal second floor terrace and rooftop, as well as private balconies, courtyards, and terraces for the units. Neighborhood The Lacey […]

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3Beirut - Foster + Partners' First Project in Lebanon

3Beirut – Foster + Partners’ First Project in Lebanon

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• June 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

3Beirut – the first project designed by Foster + Partners to break ground in Lebanon – is revealed on 9 June. Responding directly to the site and culture of Beirut, the scheme will create a sustainable residential and retail development of international quality. The development will also strengthen Beirut’s role as a centre for tourism, […]

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