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Aquarium of San Sebastian | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

Aquarium of San Sebastian | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

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• November 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Aquarium of San Sebastian has been lodged for more than 100 years in a building on Mount Urgull’s feet, in one of the most visible zones of La Concha Bay. It is an institution for which its own building, while being at the same time its identity seal, had become an obstacle for its […]

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Zaisa Office Tower | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

Zaisa Office Tower | Hoz Fontan Arquitectos

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• November 11, 2010 • Comments (0)

Spanish architectural firm Hoz Fontan Arquitectos recently has completed the Zaisa Office Tower in Irun, Spain. Located close to the border between Spain and France, the new office tower is the last building of the Zaisa transportation hub in Irun, and houses Zaisa’s headquarters and rental office space. The tower is inserted in front of […]

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House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

House of mister R. | Za Bor Architects

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

«House of mister R.» is a clear manifestation of the ‘aesthetic of chaos’, which Arseniy Borisenko and Peter Zaytsev are so fond of discussing with colleagues and journalists. But ‘chaos’ has a limited presence here. «The accidental rearrangement and (self) organization of form» (as the architects say about their method) turns out to be the […]

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Yandex internet company office in Yekaterinburg | Za Bor Architects

Yandex internet company office in Yekaterinburg | Za Bor Architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (3)

Moscow based architectural office Za Bor Architects recently has completed the 4th internet company office for Yandex. The Yandex in Yekaterinburg is the 4th office followed by 1st – Yandex Saint-Petersburg, 2nd – Yandex Moscow, and 3rd – Yandex Novosibirsk. Yandex is the the biggest and most popular internet service and company in Russia and […]

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The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 | HHF architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (1)

The fashion center Labels Berlin 2 is a concentration of showrooms for international fashion brands in one building including public spaces such as an event hall, a restaurant and a lounge at the top floor. The design strategy is based on the adjacent warehouse building Labels 1. The interior spaces of this historical building are […]

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BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

BIG completes its trilogy of housing with the 8 House in Copenhagen

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

8 House by Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has been completed recently. Celebrating its third project with the same development team in the maturing neighborhood of Orestad, the construction of the 61,000 m2 8 House has come to an end, allowing people to bike all the way from the street up to its […]

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Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

Ruin Academy in Taipei | Marco Casagrande

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• October 10, 2010 • Comments (1)

Finnish architect Marco Casagrande has successfully converted an abandoned apartment block into the Ruin Academy in Taipei, Taiwan. The Ruin Academy is operated in co-operation between Casagrande Laboratory / Finland and JUT Foundation for Arts & Architecture / Taiwan. It moves in-between architecture, sociology, environmental sciences (including urban design) and environmental art. The house used […]

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Center of Technical Services of LA Grande Motte City | N+B architects

Center of Technical Services of LA Grande Motte City | N+B architects

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• October 8, 2010 • Comments (0)

Center of Technical Services of LA Grande Motte City is one of the latest completed project designed by French architectural practice N+B architects. The project is part of a deep respect of the present natural elements while offering a determinedly contemporary image allowing a revival this site. The landscaped and architectural project presents a strong […]

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Sun Cap House | Wallflower Architecture + Design

Sun Cap House | Wallflower Architecture + Design

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• October 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

Singaporean architectural practice Wallflower Architecture + Design recently has completed the Sun Cap House located in Sentosa Cove, Singapore. Although the site was devoid of any development during the inception of the project, it was foreseen that the future built environment would be dense with neighbouring residences barely metres away on either side. The tropical […]

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Umeå School of Architecture | Henning Larsen Architects + White Arkitekter

Umeå School of Architecture | Henning Larsen Architects + White Arkitekter

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• October 2, 2010 • Comments (0)

Umeå School of Architecture was inaugurated in late September. The school forms part of the Arts Campus at Umeå University, which will also comprise the new Art Museum and the Academy of Fine Arts, both designed by Henning Larsen Architects and White Arkitekter. The building appears cubic with larch facades and square windows placed in […]

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