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New book by JMB : Marini Bragança - Obras e Projectos

New book by JMB : Marini Bragança – Obras e Projectos

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• March 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

Earlier this month, we featured one of the Portuguese architect José Marini Bragança’s (JMB) work – Party Hall, this project is actually published in the architect’s recent launched monograph, published by Caleidoscópio. For this book, it is printed in Portuguese and English versions, and is covering JMB‘s past built and competition projects from a small […]

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Academic Competition: Tourist Accommodation Protot

Academic Competition: Tourist Accommodation Protot

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• March 18, 2011 • Comments (0)

Arquideas informs that the registration period for the Tourist Accommodation Prototype (TAP) Santorini 2011 academic competition is open. Presentation: The objective of the current contest is to contribute with new ideas for a Tourist Accommodation Prototype (TAP), taking as example of its location the singular setting of the Santorini’s coast line and the Nea Kameni […]

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Home of the Future | LAVA

Home of the Future | LAVA

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (7)

LAVA’s Home of the Future is a showcase for future living, with nature, technology and man in a new harmony. The Home of the Future will start construction in late 2011 on the rooftop of a new furniture mall in Beijing, China. An ETFE geodesic skydome provides a year-round microclimate that opens up the home […]

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Scandinavian Golf Club | Henning Larsen Architects

Scandinavian Golf Club | Henning Larsen Architects

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Henning Larsen Architects has designed the Scandinavian Golf Club located in Farum, Denmark. With its location in the beautiful, hilly landscape of the previous training area of Farum military barracks, the Scandinavian Golf Club comprises an exclusive nature park and golf course of 2 x 18 holes. The architectural vision has been to bridge the […]

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The Wave in Vejle | Henning Larsen Architects

The Wave in Vejle | Henning Larsen Architects

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Wave in Vejle by Henning Larsen Architects is a new unique housing and with its sculptural and organic forms it will become the new landmark of Vejle. With the magnificent location overlooking the promenade and the bay the characteristic building both respects and challenges the potential of the area. During the day the white […]

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Baufeld 10 – HafenCity Hamburg | LOVE architecture & urbanism

Baufeld 10 – HafenCity Hamburg | LOVE architecture & urbanism

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Baufeld 10 is a mixed use building to accommodate 24 apartments, 2 commercial spaces & 1 restaurant located in HafenCity Hamburg, Germany. It was designed by LOVE archi­tec­ture & urban­ism after winning the 1st prize international competition in 2005. Living with a direct view of the port With the HafenCity Hamburg, a new district covering […]

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The new Gerngross! | LOVE archi­tec­ture & urban­ism

The new Gerngross! | LOVE archi­tec­ture & urban­ism

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• March 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Austrian architectural practice LOVE architecture & urbanism has completed the refurbishment project – the new Gerngross! located in Styria. 1. Restructuring the Existing Centre The layout of the store was not intuitive. Walkways were complex and confusing, and it was difficult to navigate. To improve this, the layout of the indoor levels (G, 1st, 2nd, […]

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BIG won E2 (Ecology + Economy) Timber Competition in Finland

BIG won E2 (Ecology + Economy) Timber Competition in Finland

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• March 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

BIG (DK) + Pirmin Jung Engineers for Wood Constructions (CH) + AOA Anttinen Oiva Architects Ltd (FI) + Vahanen Engineers (FI) + Stora Enso (FI) is the winning team to design a prototype wooden construction system for a pilot project in Kouvola, Finland that will serve as a showcase for the sustainable use of timber […]

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The ‘On Demand Experience’ | Benjamin Feenstra + Jelmer Frank Wijnia

The ‘On Demand Experience’ | Benjamin Feenstra + Jelmer Frank Wijnia

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• March 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Every year, the internationally renowned eVolo Skyscraper Competition takes place. The award seeks to discover young talent, whose ideas will change the way we understand architecture and its relationship with the natural and built environments. This year, Benjamin Feenstra and Jelmer Frank Wijnia, two young Dutch designers, won an honorable mention. Their entry; The ‘On […]

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Laboratory Schools, Early Childhood Center | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Laboratory Schools, Early Childhood Center | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• March 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates has designed the new Laboratory Schools, Early Childhood Center for University of Chicago. Founded by John Dewey in 1886, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools have been a successful and evolving experiment in an educational model that prioritizes the learning environment as teacher. In 2007, the Schools embarked on one of […]

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