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Fogo Island Artist Studios | Saunders Architecture

Fogo Island Artist Studios | Saunders Architecture

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• February 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

Saunders Architecture has designed the six artist studios to be located in various locations on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Here are 3 selected studios – The Long Studio, The Tower Studio, The Bridge Studio designed for Shorefast Foundation & The Fogo Island Arts Corporation. The idea behind the forms of the various studios was to […]

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Aurland Lookout | Todd Saunders + Tommie Wilhelmsen

Aurland Lookout | Todd Saunders + Tommie Wilhelmsen

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• February 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by two architects Todd Saunders & Tommie Wilhelmsen, the 33-metre “diving board” shooting out from the road into thin air above the Aurland Fjord in Norway. This Aurland Lookout project is part of a national program on tourist routes commissioned by the Norwegian Highway Department. The landscape is so fantastic that it is difficult […]

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Boomerang House \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

Boomerang House \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

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• February 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK) has designed the Boomerang House located in Sèvres, France. + Project description by Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes The Maison de Sèvres sits on a parcel of exceptional character. It is a square garden, 22 meters on each side, invisible from the street, but that one discovers with surprise at the […]

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Groupe Scolaire \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

Groupe Scolaire \ Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK)

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• February 15, 2011 • Comments (1)

In Arcueil (Paris Suburbs, France), due to its site condition that surrounded by residential blocks, Trévelo & Viger-Kohler architectes (TVK) has maximized the accessibility and visibility, while giving an strong identity to this Groupe Scolaire school project. Considering the diversity of the surrounding architecture and other elements, we propose a continuous, homogeneous and calm form. […]

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Bikyoshoki \ Jae Kyung Kim of Counter-Design

Bikyoshoki \ Jae Kyung Kim of Counter-Design

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• February 14, 2011 • Comments (2)

In Seoul, Bikyoshoki is a 4 story mixe-used building designed by Jae K. Kim of Counter-Design (Architecture CODE) to accommodate a bar, café and apartment. The goal of this project is to make people to have a similar experience to climbing a small mountain through their movement in relation to architectural form and space. Jae […]

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School Center Paredes - Alenquer | André Espinho Arquitectura

School Center Paredes – Alenquer | André Espinho Arquitectura

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• February 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portuguese architectural firm André Espinho Arquitectura has designed the School Center Paredes – Alenquer. School Center Paredes is composed of a white volume resting on four black volumes, thus marking the separation between floors. The majority of the project works around the creation of three patios/playgrounds and the relationship of the building with the slope […]

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Sports Facility Heerenschürli | TOPOTEK 1

Sports Facility Heerenschürli | TOPOTEK 1

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• February 9, 2011 • Comments (1)

German landscape architecture studio TOPOTEK 1 has designed the Sports Facility Heerenschürli, it is one of the largest sport facility in Zurich, Switzerland. + Project description by TOPOTEK 1 The Heerenschürli sports facility, one of the largest in Zurich, is located between a nature reserve, a highway crossing, residential housing and large-scale industrial buildings. It […]

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Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brooks + Scarpa Architects has designed the Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts in Los Angeles, California, USA. The building is inspired by the series of paintings by the British artist Patrick Hughes titled, “Perspectivity”, whose paintings appear to be ever changing and physically moving while being viewed.  At Cherokee the main architectural feature of this project is […]

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Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

The several awards winning project Step Up on Fifth by Brooks + Scarpa Architects was designed to accommodate 46 studio apartments, ground level retail space and subterranean parking. The building is loaded with energy-saving and environmentally materials/devices with 71% recycling rate achievement. The front facade is designed with a series of water jet cut aluminum […]

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YNH | yHa architects

YNH | yHa architects

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• February 1, 2011 • Comments (1)

Japanese architectural firm yHa architects has recently completed the YNH house located in Tokyo, Japan. The facade has “autonomously” opening system grid-like continuous pattern and its size are “heteronomously” translated in relation to views or surrounding environment or interior function. yujin HIRASE, founder of yHa architects + Project description by yHa architects I thought mainly […]

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