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St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

St-Hubert Library | Saucier + Perrotte architectes

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• June 6, 2010 • Comments (0)

The St-Hubert Library proposal by Saucier + Perrotte architectes was the competition finalist for City of St-Hubert in Canada. The building is beautifully sited in the wooden context and presented as a bold horizontal form in respect to its surrounding tree line, and finally punched through by a roof top feature where is reached via […]

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Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center | REX

Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center | REX

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• May 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

The internationally-renowned architecture and design firm REX recently has completed the Vakko Fashion Center and Power Media Center in Istanbul, Turkey. The project will serve as corporate headquarters of Vakko (Turkey’s preeminent fashion house) and Power Media (Turkey’s best-known music and television network). It was built based on the existing abandoned hotel’s structure, REX divided […]

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Blaas General Partnership | monovolume architecture + design

Blaas General Partnership | monovolume architecture + design

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• May 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Blaas general partnership project by monovolume architecture + design is a new head office for the company Blaas in Bolzano specializing in electro-mechanics. It is a three storeys building with a basement designed to accommodate the sales division, repair service and administration office. The interplay between glass and sun shading are specially designed for the […]

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Townhouse | Elding Oscarson

Townhouse | Elding Oscarson

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• May 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Sweden-based studio Elding Oscarson has designed a minimal style townhouse on a narrow site in Landskrona, Sweden. Our intention is to use small means to create an array of different spatial experiences in this very small project. Elding Oscarson + Project description courtesy of Elding Oscarson The narrow site is sandwiched between very old neighboring […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Moses Mabhida Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 25, 2010 • Comments (2)

In Durban, South Africa, the 70,000-seater Moses Mabhida Stadium by gmp architekten has an unique architectural feature inspired by the South African flag. With its grand arch design, the two legs of the arch on the southern side of the stadium come together to form a single footing on the northern side, symbolizing the new […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 24, 2010 • Comments (1)

For the 2010 World Cup, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium by gmp architekten is a 46,000 seater stadium situated on South Africa’s south-east coastline, Port Elizabeth. The stadium has an eye-catching, unique roof structure and a spectacular view, overlooking the North End Lake. The geometry of the roof is tailored to local conditions, and protects the […]

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FIFA World Cup 2010 - The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

FIFA World Cup 2010 – The Green Point Stadium | gmp architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

The 68,000 spectators Green Point Stadium designed by gmp architekten, is one of the major stadiums to host the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa. With its horizontal facade expression and the curving contours, the architectural design was intended to enhance the horizontal line of Table Mountain, and appeared as an iconic building in […]

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Brinken Terrace | 70°N arkitektur

Brinken Terrace | 70°N arkitektur

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Norway, 70°N arkitektur has designed the Brinken Terrace situated on top of the Tromsø island facing west with its beautiful view. The project is composed of two apartment buildings with 48 large apartments, and the different approach in the flats’ design in the blocks gives variation in the window placements and facade expression. + […]

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Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology | Gnädinger Architekten

Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology | Gnädinger Architekten

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• May 23, 2010 • Comments (2)

The Otto Bock Science Center Medical Technology by German architectural firm Gnädinger Architekten was started from the idea of human muscle fibers, a metaphor for the simulation of complex biological processes and structures. Gnädinger created an amorphous, abstract façade, which wraps dynamically around the six-storey, reinforced concrete frame, encompassing around 1,000 square meters of floor […]

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Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

Zhongguancun Christian Church | gmp architekten

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• May 22, 2010 • Comments (1)

Hamburg-based architectural practice gmp architekten has designed the Zhongguancun Christian Church located in Beijing, China. The project features vertical fins running along the building’s perimeter that forming an unique homogeneous skin. It creates a special lighting atmosphere inside the church hall, matching the ecclesiastical function of the space. The shape of the church body does […]

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