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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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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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