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New City Development - Al Dhakira \ RRC Studio

New City Development – Al Dhakira \ RRC Studio

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• November 24, 2013 • Comments (2)

RRC Studio presents the new development for the coastal city of Al Dhakira, a proposal for a 275.000 sqm intervention including residential and commercial settlements. The expansion of Al Dhakira, city built on an inlet of the Persian Gulf, only 60 km away from the capital Doha, is set as the correct mix between the […]

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BIG wins the competition to design Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

BIG wins the competition to design Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

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• November 21, 2013 • Comments (2)

BIG + A+Architecture + Egis + Base + L’Echo + Celsius Environnement + CCVH have been announced winner of the international design competition for the new Cité du Corps Humain (Museum of the Human Body) in Montpellier, France. The Museum of the Human Body, which will be part of the newly developed area Parc Marianne, […]

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BLÅVAND BUNKER MUSEUM \ BIG

BLÅVAND BUNKER MUSEUM \ BIG

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• November 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

The A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation will be donating the necessary funding to build BIG’s BLÅVAND BUNKER MUSEUM in Varde, on the west coast of Denmark. Transforming a former German WWII bunker, within the protected shorelands of Blåvand in Denmark, the 2,500m2 (ca. 27,000 ft2) new museum will be composed of four main […]

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Enlargement National German Library \ Gabriele Glöckler

Enlargement National German Library \ Gabriele Glöckler

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• November 17, 2013 • Comments (1)

The fourth extension of the German National Library in Leipzig is bold and unconventional. According to the architect, Gabriele Glöckler: “The concept ‘envelope – cover – contents’ translates the function of the building into architecture. “Function creates form”, is the architect’s motto. “The contents are protected by a compact cover around the repository area. A […]

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MET Studio to design Environmental Education Centre in Hong Kong

MET Studio to design Environmental Education Centre in Hong Kong

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• November 17, 2013 • Comments (0)

MET Studio has been commissioned as the lead exhibition designer for a 2,000 sq m Environmental Education Centre to be housed within the new Sludge Treatment Facility in the Tuen Mun district of Hong Kong, which will be the world’s largest of its kind on completion. The project is being funded by the Environmental Protection […]

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Star House \ AGI architects

Star House \ AGI architects

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• November 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

AGI architects designed the Star House in Bnaider, Kuwait. Nestled into the landscape, this beach house blends with the natural topography of the coastline of Kuwait. It slowly unfolds itself to the visitor, as it is approached from the desert. Upon entry, one gets glimpses of the sea whilst going down to the public space […]

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New Certest Biotec Laboratories \ ACXT Arquitectos

New Certest Biotec Laboratories \ ACXT Arquitectos

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• November 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

The main activity of Certest Biotec involves research, development and manufacturing of diagnostic tests. Due to its rapid growth, the company decided to move its premises from the business incubator at the European Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) in Aragon to a free 8,000 m2 plot with a dominant position in the San Mateo de […]

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International School Ikast-Brande \ C.F. Møller Architects

International School Ikast-Brande \ C.F. Møller Architects

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• October 31, 2013 • Comments (0)

The international school in Ikast-Brande (ISIB) has inaugurated a new 2,600 m2 building, which includes a school, after-school and kindergarten. C.F. Møller has designed the complex like a small town with individual volumes located around a square and winding streets. The international school, which only teaches in English, is so popular that it has now […]

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Standard Invest - Mitsulift HQ \ Raed Abillama Architects

Standard Invest – Mitsulift HQ \ Raed Abillama Architects

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• October 26, 2013 • Comments (1)

Architectural program The space is functional and serves different purposes: the aim is to create a polyvalent layout to accommodate different market needs. The top floors are dedicated to the headquarters of Mitsulift (an elevator company), the ground floor for retail and a few office floors in between offer an open plan space that can […]

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H Architecture won the Sejong Multi-unit housing block competition

H Architecture won the Sejong Multi-unit housing block competition

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• October 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

The design by H Architecture for the multi-unit housing of Block 2-2 M2 in Sejong Korea has been chosen as the winning scheme in the nation-wide open design competition organized by LH Corporation. Reflecting on 50 years history of Korean housing, H’s design proposed an innovation paradigm of housing with open organization of master plan, […]

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