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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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Streckhof Reloaded | Franz Architekten

Streckhof Reloaded | Franz Architekten

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• March 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Streckhof Reloaded is a family house designed by Austria-based firm Franz Architekten. The spatial organization is clearly divided and determined by 3 volumes (parking, living, sleeping) linked up by a glazed passageway. Viewing from the street, the first black box serves as the parking and storage spaces with the entrance located in between. Once entering […]

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Party Hall | José Marini Bragança

Party Hall | José Marini Bragança

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• March 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portuguese architect José Marini Bragança shared with us his office’s new monographic book, which features some of the works and projects of the architecture office, Marini Bragança. Party Hall is one of the project featured in this book. The building provides a strong relationship with its natural surroundings. To minimise its visual impact, the building […]

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FK Austria Wien Training Academy | Franz Architekten + Atelier Mauch

FK Austria Wien Training Academy | Franz Architekten + Atelier Mauch

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• March 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

Franz Architekten, in collaboration with Atelier Mauch have completed the FK Austria Wien Training Academy in Vienna, Austria. The academy training grounds of the junior teams of Austria Vienna – one of the most traditional football clubs in Austria – lies close to the ‘Franz Horr Stadium’. They include a training hall and three grass […]

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UŠCE Shopping Centre | Chapman Taylor

UŠCE Shopping Centre | Chapman Taylor

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• March 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

Chapman Taylor has created an iconic UŠCE shopping center in Belgrade, Serbia. It features the sculptured facade which are achieved by the interplay of materials, colour and forms. During the day, natural light floods through the skylight that covers the entire length of the roof, giving life to the elegant theme of the contemporary interior […]

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Civic Trust Award 2011 for the Darwin Centre by C. F. Møller Architects

Civic Trust Award 2011 for the Darwin Centre by C. F. Møller Architects

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• March 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum in London, designed by C. F. Møller Architects, has been announced winner of the prestigious 2011 Civic Trust Award. The Civic Trust Awards scheme was established in 1959 to recognise the very best in architecture, design, planning, landscape and public art. Awards are given to projects of […]

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Winners 2011 Skyscraper Competition Announced

Winners 2011 Skyscraper Competition Announced

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• March 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

WINNERS OF THE 2011 SKYSCRAPER COMPETITION ORGANIZED BY EVOLO MAGAZINE IN NEW YORK CITY eVolo Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the use of new technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations, along with […]

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