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The MA: Andalucia's Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

The MA: Andalucia’s Museum of Memory | Alberto Campo Baeza

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• September 20, 2009 • Comments (10)

Spanish architect  Alberto Campo Baeza has designed the Andalucia’s Museum of Memory located in Granada. A very good attempt of creating the interesting spatial experience through an elliptic central court which is designed to connect 3 levels spaces via the featured circular ramp. The new building, silent in its forms, is resounding in its elements […]

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Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

Urban Mediaspace | Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects

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• September 19, 2009 • Comments (5)

Denmark-based Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects‘ winning proposal for the international competition to design “Urban Mediaspace”, the largest public library in Scandinavia, is part of a wider plan to regenerate the old cargo docks on the harbour front in the Danish city of Aarhus. The building’s distinctive heptagonal-shape design will be a landmark in Aarhus. Urban […]

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Phase 2 Darwin Centre | C. F. Møller Architects

Phase 2 Darwin Centre | C. F. Møller Architects

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• September 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

The new phase 2 of the Darwin Centre at the Natural History Museum by C. F. Møller Architects had the grand opening on 14 September 2009 and unveiled to the public on 15 September. The new Darwin Centre features a huge eight-storey concrete cocoon surrounded by a glass atrium, this iconic form expresses the enormous […]

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Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

Shenzhen International Energy Mansion | BIG

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, in collaboration with ARUP and Transsolar have won the first prize to design sustainable skyscraper – Shenzhen International Energy Mansion in Shenzhen, China. The façade is conceived as a folded skin that shades the office complex from direct sunlight and integrates solar thermal panels, reducing the overall energy […]

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House Uc | Miyahara Architect Office

House Uc | Miyahara Architect Office

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• September 8, 2009 • Comments (7)

House Uc by Japan-based Miyahara Architect Office is a private house located in residential area of Tokyo standing on a small and narrow site of irregular shape. House Uc was designed to imply the essence of the house within the urban context by bringing out the characteristics of the finishing material. Miyahara Architect Office + […]

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Rafael del Pino Auditorium Building | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

Rafael del Pino Auditorium Building | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

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• September 7, 2009 • Comments (1)

Spain-based Rafael de La-Hoz Architects has designed the Rafael del Pino Auditorium Building next to Madrid’s Paseo de la Castellana. The facade of the building stands out for its metallic arboreal structure that supports the structure of the building on both sides. “It is about transforming a garden into an inhabited garden” Rafael de La-Hoz […]

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Trollstigen National Tourist Route Project | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Trollstigen National Tourist Route Project | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• September 6, 2009 • Comments (0)

Norway-based firm Reiulf Ramstad Architects has designed a Trollstigen National Tourist Route Project located in Romsdalen – Geiranger Fjord, Norway. Trollstigen is one of the most popular tourist-attractions in Norway which is surrounded by the majestic mountains. The architecture is to be characterised by clear and precise transitions between planned zones and the natural landscape. […]

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Distrito C, Telefónica's Headquarters | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

Distrito C, Telefónica’s Headquarters | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

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• September 5, 2009 • Comments (0)

Distrito C, Telefónica’s Headquarters is a largest European corporate project designed by Spanish practice Rafael de La-Hoz Architects. Distrito C also represents the first private open European space. The campus is open 24 hours a day, all year long, for anyone to visit… Conceptually, an environmental canopy or roof is laid out between these cubes, […]

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Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

Drive-In Automobile Museum | 3GATTI

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• September 2, 2009 • Comments (6)

This is a project winner of the international invitation competition for the construction of the Automobile Museum in Nanjing, designed by Italy-based architecture studio 3GATTI to explore the relationship between car and museum. The competition was organized last year by the government of Nanjing and Jiangsu Head Investment Group. A building to be dedicated to […]

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Inside Out Cabin | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Inside Out Cabin | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 31, 2009 • Comments (1)

Inside out cabin by Norway-based firm Reiulf Ramstad Architects is located on top of the hill in Hvaler – Norway, overlooking the ocean and the horizon. The house was designed to harmonize with its surrounding, by the choice of the raw material and big glasses, it blurs the edge between inside and outside. + Project […]

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