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Concrete House II | A-cero

Concrete House II | A-cero

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• July 29, 2010 • Comments (1)

The architecture studio A-cero presents one of its last works about a big single-family house. It takes place in the outskirts of Madrid on a 5000m2 plot. It is a single storey building and it has a 1.600 m2 built surface. The first sensation that this house produces when people go into the plot is […]

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CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

In the French city of Marseille, a new 142.8 metre tower, which is the headquarters of container shipping giant, CMA-CGM is now nearly completed. The building was designed by Zaha Hadid architects in 2004, the project intended to provide a vertical iconic building and to act as a gateway to the city from both land […]

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New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague | Zaha Hadid architects

New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

The world-renowned Zaha Hadid architects recently has designed the New Dance and Music Centre in The Hague. The building culminates in a gracious curving roofline that neatly nests itself within the city skyline. A very good attempt of creating a fluid force field from the ground surface to the horizontal louvers that seemingly moves when […]

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Brisbane Domestic Terminal Car Park Façade | Urban Art Projects (UAP)

Brisbane Domestic Terminal Car Park Façade | Urban Art Projects (UAP)

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• July 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

Urban Art Projects (UAP) is collaborating with established American artist Ned Kahn, Hassell Sydney and the Brisbane Airport Corporation to create an eight-storey, 5000sqm kinetic façade for the car park of Brisbane’s Domestic Terminal. It is expected to become a memorable icon for the city of Brisbane. Inside the car park, intricate patterns of light […]

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Water-Cooled House | Wallflower Architecture + Design

Water-Cooled House | Wallflower Architecture + Design

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• July 8, 2010 • Comments (4)

Wallflower Architecture + Design has won the 10th Singapore Institute of Architects Design Award (Individual House Category) for a project titled ‘Water-Cooled House‘. The project is hidden away from the road, the site is surrounded by a verdant screen of mature trees from adjacent properties. Breezes blowing transversely across the site being another notable aspect […]

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Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world's tallest tensile structure

Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world’s tallest tensile structure

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• July 7, 2010 • Comments (1)

The grand opening of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre was recently held in Kazakhstan. It is the world’s tallest tensile structure designed by UK-based architectural firm Foster + Partners.  The project is located at the northern end of the new city axis and soars 150 metres from an elliptical base to form the highest peak on […]

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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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Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

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• June 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Korean architect Kim In Cheurl designed the innovative Urbanhive tower located in Seoul, South Korea. Urbanhive is a 17 levels of 70 meter high tower with white exposed concrete and contextually sits on the corner of the street within the urban matrix, featuring the perforated architectural façade. The holes in the skin are designed to […]

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Urrezkoenea House in Getaria | peña ganchegui y asociados

Urrezkoenea House in Getaria | peña ganchegui y asociados

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• June 18, 2010 • Comments (0)

Spanish architectural studio peña ganchegui y asociados recently has completed the Urrezkoenea House in Getaria. The house is located in the steep site overlooking the Cantabric sea. + Project description courtesy of peña ganchegui y asociados URREZKOENEA: A VILLA ON THE CANTABRIC COAST In a plot with a steep slope towards the North, aligned to […]

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Ballast Point Park | McGregor Coxall

Ballast Point Park | McGregor Coxall

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• June 15, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Sydney-based landscape design studio Mcgregor Coxall as the lead designers designed the Ballast Point Park sited on the Birchgrove Peninsula in the inner reaches of Sydney harbour, Australia. + Project description courtesy of Mcgregor Coxall Ballast Point Park This 2.8ha park is located on a contaminated former industrial lubricant production site on the Birchgrove […]

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