Category: Culture

Yas Island Yacht Club | Omiros One Architecture

Yas Island Yacht Club | Omiros One Architecture

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• August 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

A composition of dynamic and fluid forms that link the buildings to the nautical theme, the heritage of the location and the new F1 character of Yas Island…The Yacht Club is designed to excite, inspire and strengthen the concept that is Yas. O1A principal and founder Mr Omiros Emmanouilides The Yas Island Yacht Club’s streamlined […]

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The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Adelaide Australia, the multidisciplinary design practice, Hassell designed The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct which comprises a series of interlinked forecourts that unfold over 2000 square metres to create a natural transition and physical connection between the roads, parklands and waterways. The Zoo boasts Australia’s first purpose-designed ‘green roof’ to support wildlife shelter and extensive […]

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The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest | Hassell

The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest | Hassell

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest designed by Australian practice Hassell is built by bamboo as responding to the pandas’ native Chinese heritage within an Australian context. The journey through the Giant Panda Forest provides visitors with an immersive experience of the Chinese Highlands and enables a variety of viewing opportunities, educational and recreational. The […]

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Conversion Vertical Museum, Castle-Tower Regensberg | L3P Architekten

Conversion Vertical Museum, Castle-Tower Regensberg | L3P Architekten

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• July 29, 2010 • Comments (0)

Swiss architect L3P Architekten has converted a castle-tower to the Vertical Museum. The castle-tower is under historical monuments’ protection and is a distinctive landmark in the region of Zurich. The tower is 21 metres high, the walls being up to 3 metres thick, and the interior radius averaging about 3.5 m. As old as the […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

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• July 28, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, is the London-based architectural firm Foreign Office Architects (FOA)‘s first major building in the United States, and its first museum. It is approx. 34,000-square-foot with four-story structure, located at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Mayfield Road, the new MOCA is a flagship project of Cleveland’s emerging Uptown […]

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New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague | Zaha Hadid architects

New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

The world-renowned Zaha Hadid architects recently has designed the New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague. The building culminates in a gracious curving roofline that neatly nests itself within the city skyline. A very good attempt of creating a fluid force field from the ground surface to the horizontal louvers that seemingly moves when […]

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Space Group / Brisac Gonzalez wins joint first prize in competition for Kristiansund Opera and Culture House

Space Group / Brisac Gonzalez wins joint first prize in competition for Kristiansund Opera and Culture House

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• July 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Architect Team “Space Group (N) / Brisac Gonzalez (UK)” has won a joint first place in the international architectural competition to design the new opera and culture house in Kristiansund, with the project “Silencio”. The team shares the prize with “CF Møller Architects (N)” and their project “Kulturkvartalet”. Silencio consists of 15 000 m2 opera […]

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Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world's tallest tensile structure

Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world’s tallest tensile structure

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• July 7, 2010 • Comments (1)

The grand opening of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre was recently held in Kazakhstan. It is the world’s tallest tensile structure designed by UK-based architectural firm Foster + Partners.  The project is located at the northern end of the new city axis and soars 150 metres from an elliptical base to form the highest peak on […]

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C. F. Møller Architects won a shared first prize for Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre

C. F. Møller Architects won a shared first prize for Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre

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• July 7, 2010 • Comments (0)

C. F. Møller Architects has won a shared first prize in the competition for the new Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre located in the centre of Kristiansund, Norway. The inauguration of the Kristiansund Opera and Cultural Centre is planned to take place in 2013. The other first prize in the competition for the Kristiansund Opera […]

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Henning Larsen Architects wins Georgian Aquarium

Henning Larsen Architects wins Georgian Aquarium

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• June 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural practice Henning Larsen Architects‘ winning proposal for Batumi Aquarium is inspired by the characteristic pebbles of the Batumi beach – shaped by sea currents through millennia. The 2,000 m2 aquarium will replace the previous aquarium of the port and will be situated on the beach side of Rustaveli Str. adjacent to Batumi 6 […]

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