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Six unique projects win Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

Six unique projects win Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

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• March 17, 2013 • Comments (1)

Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards demonstrated innovation, stylistic range and an aesthetic design that expressed building structures and surfaces across new construction and renovation projects. For the competition, architects entered commercial, residential and other building projects that included community centers, medical facilities, university buildings, churches and private residences. Projects were […]

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Museum for Underwater Antiquities by sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

Museum for Underwater Antiquities by sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS

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• March 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

sparch SAKELLARIDOU / PAPANIKOLAOU ARCHITECTS won the 4th Prize on the Architectural Competition Redesign of the existing cereals’ stock house building facilities (SILO) and its surrounding open space into a Museum for Underwater Antiquities and Regeneration of part of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) Coastal Zone – transformation into an open public space for outdoor […]

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Culture Island \ UGO architecture

Culture Island \ UGO architecture

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• March 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

Culture island – model of a public library for a small towns up to 15 thousand inhabitants. The starting point for creating the architectural concept of a model municipal public library was the research carried out in 2010 by the Office for Readership Research of the National Library and the Public Opinion Research Centre TNS […]

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ANIMA Cultural Center in Grottammare \ Bernard Tschumi Architects

ANIMA Cultural Center in Grottammare \ Bernard Tschumi Architects

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• March 2, 2013 • Comments (0)

A CULTURAL, SOCIAL, AND ARCHITECTURAL GENERATOR OF EVENTS, ANIMA IS THE NEW PROJECT BY BERNARD TSCHUMI IN ITALY. ANIMA is the first project by architect Bernard Tschumi in Italy. Commissioned by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Ascoli Piceno and by the Municipality of Grottammare, it is meant to generate stronger ties between the people […]

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Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

Video by ARCHMOV: Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes

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• February 16, 2013 • Comments (1)

Shared by ARCHMOV, an online platform of videos with the mission to promote Portuguese Architecture. This is their first video with subtitle in English for the Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes designed by Pitagoras Arquitectos. Check it out for our earlier story here.

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SERVICES BUILDING in Nautical sports area \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

SERVICES BUILDING in Nautical sports area \ Enrique Abascal Arquitectos

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• December 28, 2012 • Comments (0)

The port of Barbate, a few miles from Cape Trafalgar, is the nearest sheltered point in the coast near the western side of the Strait of Gibraltar, and anchorage area prior to pass of the strait. In the western side of the port is situated the nautical-sports area, based on docks that protect the sea […]

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Phoenix Observation Tower \ BIG

Phoenix Observation Tower \ BIG

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• December 24, 2012 • Comments (1)

BIG is commissioned by Novawest to design a 420 ft tall mixed-use observation tower to serve as a symbol for the city of Phoenix, Arizona. Located in downtown Phoenix, the 70,000 sf Observation Tower shall add a significant structure to the Phoenix skyline from which to enjoy the city’s spectacular views of the surrounding mountain […]

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HHF and Burckhardt+Partner win 2nd Prize for the Ozeanium in Brazil

HHF and Burckhardt+Partner win 2nd Prize for the Ozeanium in Brazil

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• December 22, 2012 • Comments (0)

HHF and BURCKHARDT+PARTNER are delighted to present their input to the competition “Zoo Basel Ozeanium”. AN OZEANIUM IN THE MIDDLE OF THE CITY Zoo Basel is embedded in the city and used as a park by residents and visitors. The redesigning of the green area Nachtigallenwäldeli and the construction of the new Ozeanium, an ocean […]

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Paloma \ Tetrarc architects

Paloma \ Tetrarc architects

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

Situated in southern France, Nîmes is well known for its exuberant character, its fashionable artists and….. its tumultuous/spectacular storms. Tetrarc has fed on Nîmes’ special identity in order to create the complex dedicated to contemporary music that has just been opened at the entrance to the town between a flying club and a district made […]

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Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

Brigida González \ Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

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• December 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The geometry of the Festival Hall developed from the topographical conditions, placing it in an adequate relationship with the existing Passionsspielhaus. The building’s form and positioning both relate to the impressive landscape setting defi ned by the rock formations in the back, and to the dynamic presence of its neighboring historical counterpart. This existing building […]

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