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UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

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• January 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

We’ve featured the Bicycle Transit Center by KGP Design Studio few days ago, here is supplemental information, including full project description, credits, images, drawings and diagrams shared by architect. If you missed our previous post, let’s check it out here. + Full description by KGP Design Studio Summary At the cusp of a livable cities […]

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L House | Progetto Arquitetura

L House | Progetto Arquitetura

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• January 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

This house, project by Progetto Arquitetura, is situated in a rich neighbourhood in Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. Its construction has been finished in 2010. The house is developed in an “L” shape, divided in 2 blocks, the smallest one housing only leisure activities, and support for outside activities, (swimming pool’s showers, barbecue, SPA, […]

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Spröjs House | Visiondivision

Spröjs House | Visiondivision

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• January 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

Sweden-based architectural firm Visiondivision has designed an extension to an old house on the Swedish countryside. + Description by Visiondivision Visiondivision was commissioned to design an extension to an old house on the Swedish countryside. The house should include a master bedroom, a room for clothing care, a work space and a space for coffee […]

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BIG wins the International Competition to design a new Waste-To-Energy Plant

BIG wins the International Competition to design a new Waste-To-Energy Plant

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• January 28, 2011 • Comments (2)

Denmark-based architectural firm BIG, in collaboration with realities:united, AKT, Topotek 1 & Man Made Land have won the the international competition to design a new Waste-To-Energy Plant in Copenhagen, Denmark. The new plant is an example of what we at BIG call Hedonistic Sustainability – the idea that sustainability is not a burden, but that […]

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TVK won the Place de la République competition

TVK won the Place de la République competition

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (1)

French studio of architecture TVK has won the international competition for the project of the new Place de la République in Paris, France. + Here are the videos to explain the concept of the project.

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Mountains & Opening House + "Dragon Beard"

Mountains & Opening House + “Dragon Beard”

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Do you still remember the “Mountains & Opening House” designed by EASTERN design office that we’ve featured last year? It is a house and studio for a Japanese sneaker brand “Dragon Beard“. Designed with the philosophy of the brand “Dragon Beard“, the architecture is on a hill above the land where the business carries had […]

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Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

Calabar International Conference Center | Henning Larsen Architects

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• January 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural firm Henning Larsen Architects has won the international architectural competition for the new Calabar International Conference Center in the southeastern part of Nigeria. The Calabar International Conference Centre consists of four adjoining, sculptural volumes which are situated on top of a hill and has a panoramic view from the foyer. We visited the […]

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Architectural movie released soon on 28th January - “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?”

Architectural movie released soon on 28th January – “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?”

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Directed by Carlos Carcas & Norberto López Amado, the architectural film “How much does your building weigh, Mr Foster?” will be released on this coming 28th January. The film traces the rise of one of the world’s premier architects, Norman Foster and his unending quest to improve the quality of life through design. Portrayed are […]

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Raiffeisen Finance Center | Pichler & Traupmann Architekten

Raiffeisen Finance Center | Pichler & Traupmann Architekten

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Austrian architectural firm Pichler & Traupmann Architekten recently has completed a new office for the Raiffeisen Finance Center in Eisenstadt, Austria. The design of the building playfully responds to the restrictions imposed by the building regulations as well as to the schedule of accommodation for the different floors, and develops an encasing figure that encloses […]

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Rowing Centre In Bled | MultiPlan arhitekti

Rowing Centre In Bled | MultiPlan arhitekti

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• January 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Bled – Slovenia, this newly renovated rowing centre designed by MultiPlan arhitekti is recently completed and it will be used to host the World Rowing Championships this year. The building is well integrated into the sloping site, while providing a huge viewing platform and seating area following the terrain down the slope. Viewing platforms […]

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