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Biomass Renewable Energy Plants | Gordon Murray Architects

Biomass Renewable Energy Plants | Gordon Murray Architects

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• March 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

British architectural firm Gordon Murray Architects were commissioned by Forth Energy, a joint venture between Forth Ports Plc and SSE (Scottish Southern Energy) to develop conceptual design proposals for a series of new Biomass Renewable Energy Plants at their ports of Dundee, Grangemouth, Rosyth and Leith in support of Section 36 Applications. The projects have […]

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The Open Parliament of Albania | Coop Himmelb(l)au

The Open Parliament of Albania | Coop Himmelb(l)au

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• March 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

The world-renowned architect Wolf D. Prix/ COOP HIMMELB(L)AU presented The New Parliamentary Complex of the Republic of Albania in Tirana which incorporates fundamental democratic values such as openness, transparency and public co-determination. The building, located on a site area with approximately 28,000 m², is going to be the first project in Albania for the Viennese headquartered […]

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NIK Office | Atelier Thomas Pucher & Bramberger

NIK Office | Atelier Thomas Pucher & Bramberger

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• March 29, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Graz, Austria, NIK is the recently completed office building project by Austrian architectural firm Atelier Thomas Pucher & Bramberger. Nikolaiplatz as it stands today was a process of conversional development which took its shape over a period of time. While the architectural style (as well as the desired building density) changed, the site layout […]

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Think Brick Awards 2011 - Call For Entries

Think Brick Awards 2011 – Call For Entries

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• March 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

Think Brick Australia is currently accepting interest for the Think Brick Awards 2011. This award aims to encourage designers, architects and students to consider the artistic, environmental, and the versatile features of clay brick use. Think Brick is the leading representer of Australia’s clay brick and paver manufacturers. They aim to ensure, and are committed […]

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Nicolai Cultural Center | Arkitekt Kristine Jensens Tegnestue

Nicolai Cultural Center | Arkitekt Kristine Jensens Tegnestue

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• March 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Sct Nicolai School Centre from the 1850’ ies is a continuous reincarnation of eve­rything from the traditional Danish school with gyms and schoolyards. With five art houses as the new function the possibility of a new typology of creative and dynamic culture centre emerges. The project evolves with the idea of the schooly­ard as the […]

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Lion's Head | Bates Masi + Architects

Lion’s Head | Bates Masi + Architects

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• March 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by Bates Masi + Architects, the Lion’s Head house was designed to set on a narrow property atop a bluff overlooking Gardiner’s Bay, this house replaces a vacation home shared by two brothers and their families for over 25 years before it was destroyed by fire. Since originally building on the site, new regulations […]

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Noyack Creek | Bates Masi + Architects

Noyack Creek | Bates Masi + Architects

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• March 27, 2011 • Comments (1)

The client, a New York actor, sought a retreat for relaxation and casual entertaining on a restrictive narrow lot fronting the tidal estuary of Noyack Creek. The house became a study in architectural theatre: a series of spaces in a carefully scripted sequence that subtly reflect his professional life. The path begins at the front […]

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Pryor House | Bates Masi + Architects

Pryor House | Bates Masi + Architects

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• March 27, 2011 • Comments (3)

American architectural firm Bates Masi + Architects completed the Pryor house located in Montauk, NY. The house occupies a hill in Montauk with a distant view of ocean. A site that the owners, a couple with two young boys, spent years to find. It is the couple’s reprieve from their home in the city, to […]

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Ellis Residence | Coates Design

Ellis Residence | Coates Design

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• March 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

American architectural practice Coates Design has completed the Ellis Residence in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Ed, house owner, describes the first morning in their home, When I saw the sunrise with the skyline of Seattle as a backdrop the whole process was all worth it. Perched high upon Yeomalt Bluff, the Ellis Residence enjoys a commanding […]

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BMCE Bank | Foster + Partners

BMCE Bank | Foster + Partners

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• March 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

The world-renowned architect Foster + Partners have completed their project in Africa with BMCE branches in Morocco. The BMCE flagship branches – our first completed buildings in Africa – reinterpret elements of traditional Moroccan architecture, combining these with a contemporary interior that reflects the Bank’s progressive approach to its customers. This blend of ancient principles […]

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