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The Nebuta House | molo, Todd MacAllen + Stephanie Forsythe

The Nebuta House | molo, Todd MacAllen + Stephanie Forsythe

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• June 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

In 2001, Stephanie Forsythe + Todd MacAllen of molo were shortlisted for an international architectural competition for the city of Aomori. Their first trip to Japan took them to Tokyo University to present models and drawings to Tadao Ando, Jean Nouvel and city officials. In Japan, we’ve been given intimate experiences of true design: a […]

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Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

Lleida-Alguaire Airport | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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• June 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

The programme of requirements includes a terminal building, a control tower, and two spaces for storages. Given their size, none of these elements were obvious candidates to represent a new airport. The strategy pursued therefore seeked to link the three programmes by means of a common visual element that avoids the impression that a strange […]

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Gran Casino Costa Brava | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

Gran Casino Costa Brava | b720 Fermín Vázquez Arquitectos

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• June 21, 2011 • Comments (1)

Last week, Lamp Lighting Awards 2011 for ARCHITECTURAL EXTERIOR LIGHTING has been awarded to Gran Casino Costa Brava. (Please click here to the award page) the use of light as a projective tool, another element of architecture both in its natural and artificial angle that is effectively integrated in the structure itself and generates threedimensionality […]

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New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

New Cultural Center in Ranica | DAP studio & Paola Giaconia

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• June 12, 2011 • Comments (2)

The new Cultural Center in Ranica, medieval town near Bergamo in Northern Italy, contains a public library, an auditorium, a kindergarten, and a school for dance and theater. With its 2.000 square meters, the Center is conceived as a new catalyst of urban life. Not only is the building a laboratory for education and information, […]

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Ping | Division1

Ping | Division1

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• June 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

The restaurant captures American and Chinese Cultures through layers of decorative design elements. Conceptualized around different dining experiences within the same restaurant, the rectangular space is sliced into three different zones, with each providing its own unique dining hall. Each zone [Bar, Communal and Dining] is separated through a design element, such as color, a […]

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Student Residence in Paris | LAN Architecture

Student Residence in Paris | LAN Architecture

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• June 7, 2011 • Comments (2)

French architects LAN (Local Architecture Network) recently has completed 5 buildings complex of student accommodation located in Paris, 18 Arrondissement. The driving idea guiding our project stems from the challenge of responding to the necessity for urban integration and creating optimum comfort for the residence’s occupants in a convivial and intimate environment. LAN The context […]

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Tudela (Club Med) Restoration Project | EMF Landscape Architects

Tudela (Club Med) Restoration Project | EMF Landscape Architects

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• June 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

In 1961, on the eastern tip of Iberia Peninsula, Cap de Creus cape, one the windiest and most northern exposed corner of our geography, Club Med constructed a privative holiday village with 430 buildings to receive around 900 visitors 3 months a year. The urbanization project it is considered as one of the most notorious […]

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Alam Family Residence | ID-EA

Alam Family Residence | ID-EA

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• June 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

Designed by ID-EA, the Alam Family Residence is a private residence fostering the heart of interactive family lifestyle. A residence to host two generations and three households in a single three-storey building. The different levels – one for the parents and two separate ones for the son’s family and the daughter – are designed to […]

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Leaf House | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

Leaf House | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

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• May 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brazil-based firm Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura has designed the Leaf House in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. We see it as low-tech ecoefficiency, where it has the greatest impact, the concept of the architectural design. Our practice, luckily in agreement with our client, understand the idea of a tropical beach house as a mean to enhance […]

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Glem Offices | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

Glem Offices | Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura

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• May 30, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design of Glem offices by Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is defined by it’s odd location, under a triangular end of a concrete stand for rowing competitions. Besides the fact that the first of the three floors is semi-buried and the roof is public seating made of concrete, thus not […]

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