Category: Culture

Global Information Network Amplifier | Sean Gair

Global Information Network Amplifier | Sean Gair

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• June 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

UK-based designer Sean Gair has recently designed a new landmark for Aldgate international competition. + Project description courtesy of Sean Gair Global Information Network Amplifyer [GINA] was concieved through the exploration and desire to embody the pride London boasts with its hosting of the XXX Olympiad in the summer of the year 2012. The structure […]

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CAU Central Library: Overlap | Kim In Cheurl

CAU Central Library: Overlap | Kim In Cheurl

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• June 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

CAU Central Library: Overlap is a refurbishment project designed by Kim in-cheurl+archium. It was restructured on the existing library which was built in 1959. Architecture is an identification of place, a creation of individualism that makes it unique to anything else in the world. The place thus creates a memory with time. The meaning of […]

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Crematorion Zorgvlied | GROUP A

Crematorion Zorgvlied | GROUP A

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• June 22, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Netherlands-based GROUP A designs new building type for cremation – Crematorion Zorgvlied. It is the first Crematorion in the Netherlands, for Zorgvlied – the general cemetery of Amstelveen, situated in Amsterdam. Cremation in a Crematorion emulates the experience associated with funerals. Its aim is to establish a new form for cremation, and to dispose […]

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Mariehøj Culturcenter | WE Architecture

Mariehøj Culturcenter | WE Architecture

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• June 16, 2010 • Comments (0)

WE Architecture, in collaboration with Sophus Søbye Arkitekter, MASU Planning, Øllgaard Consulting Engineer, Spangenberg & Madsen Consulting Engineer and Hausenberg have won the first prize to design the Mariehøj Culturcenter in Holte, Denmark. + Project description courtesy WE Architecture The future “Mariehøj culturcenter” draw a clear profile in the landscape. With a new foyer, the […]

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Villa Fornea | Arquitectos Anónimos

Villa Fornea | Arquitectos Anónimos

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• June 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

Villa Fornea by Arquitectos Anónimos is a project proposed on the existing Roman ruins in Belmonte – Portugal. The architectural design was intended to create an organic building that to challenge the rigid formal arrangement of the spaces. The building results from the accumulation of silhouettes that configure a multidirectional volume rather rigid conception of […]

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St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

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• June 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

The St-Hubert Library proposal by Saucier + Perrotte architectes was the competition finalist for City of St-Hubert in Canada. The building is beautifully sited in the wooden context and presented as a bold horizontal form in respect to its surrounding tree line, and finally punched through by a roof top feature where is reached via […]

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Museum Maluku (MUMA) Extension Design | Serge Schoemaker Architects

Museum Maluku (MUMA) Extension Design | Serge Schoemaker Architects

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• May 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

Maluku Museum (MUMA) commissioned Serge Schoemaker Architects to design a plan for the conversion and extension of the museum building. The design replaces a part of the existing building from the eighties and exploits the currently unused museum courtyard. The building costs of the MUMA extension are 1 million euro. It is expected that the […]

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"Haus des Gastes" Visitor Center | Gnädinger Architekten

“Haus des Gastes” Visitor Center | Gnädinger Architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

German architectural firm Gnädinger Architekten has converted a former textile factory into a Visitor Center – “Haus des Gastes” located in Beeskow, Germany. The project comprises a new modern building and a restored historic industrial complex which are connected by a glass bridge. + Project description courtesy of Gnädinger Architekten A former textile factory was […]

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Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

Hamburg-based architectural practice gmp architekten has designed the Zhongguancun Christian Church located in Beijing, China. The project features vertical fins running along the building’s perimeter that forming an unique homogeneous skin. It creates a special lighting atmosphere inside the church hall, matching the ecclesiastical function of the space. The shape of the church body does […]

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Agriculture Museum | a10studio

Agriculture Museum | a10studio

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• May 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Mexico-based firm a10studio, collaboration with Carlos Marín from lab07 and Hugo Sanchez from ENTORNO (landscape architecture consultant) designed this Agriculture Museum competition entry for the city of Culiacan (Sinaloa, Mexico). The proposal finally has been chosen as one of the finalist proposals by the government of the city. The project is an ambitious intervention for […]

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