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The Maintenance Depot Of The Future | Malmström Edström Arkitekter Ingenjörer

The Maintenance Depot Of The Future | Malmström Edström Arkitekter Ingenjörer

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• April 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Malmström Edström were along with three other architectural firms invited by to a parallel assignment to create a concept for future railway installations and maintenance buildings. The aim of the assignment was to find a design concept with a high architectural standard. Jernhusen – the client – owns and develops stations, maintenance depots and freight […]

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Crystal Design Center Phase 1 | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

Crystal Design Center Phase 1 | dwp (design worldwide partnership)

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• April 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

International architecture and interior design firm dwp designed the Crystal Design Center Phase 1 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Crystal Design Center is a modern design facility that would be the bench-mark for Thailand’s creative industry. dwp achieved true design excellence by transforming the space through organic shapes enhanced by the use of indirect multicolor lightings. […]

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Galleria Centercity | UNStudio/Ben van Berkel

Galleria Centercity | UNStudio/Ben van Berkel

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• April 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio’s Galleria Centercity in Cheonan – “If museums are turning into supermarkets, why then should department stores not turn into museums?” The Galleria Cheonan responds to the current retail climate in Asia, where department stores also operate as social and semi-cultural meeting places. Because of this, the quality of the public […]

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De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

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• April 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Amsterdam, De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam is the restoration project designed by Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten, it is the largest cemetery in The Netherlands. Rather than connecting the three different zones spatially, we believe each zone should be given its own identity. Enhancing the contrasts will create a clear partition into three areas, thereby emphasizing […]

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Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

Langedijk Cemetery | Karres en Brands

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Dutch landscape architect Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten has designed Langedijk Cemetery in South Scharwoude, The Netherlands. For the new Oostervaart cemetery in Langedijk we decided to divide the cemetery into small, enclosed outdoor ‘grave chambers’. Connections to the ‘grave chambers’ were made by means of a public park network. Within this network, sightlines provide the […]

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Maintenance Building in Watergraafsmeer | Karres en Brands

Maintenance Building in Watergraafsmeer | Karres en Brands

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

For the new maintenance area at De Nieuwe Ooster Cemetery, Karres en Brandslands landschapsarchitecten designed a new maintenance building to complement an existing building. Standing on two sides of the maintenance area, the two buildings constitute one of the spatial boundaries of the cemetery. The new building has a total floor space of 285 m2 […]

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15 Finalists of 2011 Skyscraper Competition

15 Finalists of 2011 Skyscraper Competition

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• March 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

Earlier this month, we featured the winners and honorable mentions of the 2011 Skyscraper Competition. Today we are pleased to share with you 15 finalists that include underground cities, vertical farms, bio-fuel power plants, and contemporary skyscrapers that would redefine the city of Paris. Other proposals use laminated wood as building material, propose hydro-thermal high-rises, […]

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Halleluja Concert Hall (Yellow Dragon Cave Theatre) | Turenscape

Halleluja Concert Hall (Yellow Dragon Cave Theatre) | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

Designed by Turenscape, the Construction site of Halleluja Concert Hall is located in the front of the cave plaza of Yellow Dragon Cave in Wuling River, zhangjiajie, a world-famous Scenic area of Hunan province. In the front, there is Suoxi River back against the cliff. Most of the functions are arranged underground, to avoid the […]

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Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

Long Sleeve Skywalk | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Long Sleeve Skywalk by Turenscape is a simple but graceful integration of complicated urban functions with poetic space. Straddling across several river systems and a express way (Xuning Road), the Long Sleeve Skywalk is located on Xuning Road, Suining County, Jiangsu Province. It connects the focal point of the county, Harmony Square, to the […]

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Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

Shanghai Houtan Park: Landscape as a Living System | Turenscape

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Built on a brownfield of a former industrial site, Houtan Park is a regenerative living landscape on Shanghai’s Huangpu riverfront. The park’s constructed wetland, ecological flood control, reclaimed industrial structures and materials, and urban agriculture are integral components of an overall restorative design strategy to treat polluted river water and recover the degraded waterfront in […]

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