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Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art | Steven Holl architects

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• August 29, 2009 • Comments (0)

Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Herning, Denmark is a first prize winning project designed by Steven Holl Architects to accommodate exhibition galleries, 150 seat auditorium, music rehearsal rooms, restaurant, media library and administrative offices. The museum will open to public on September 9 2009. + Project description courtesy of Steven Holl architects The Herning […]

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Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

Knut Hamsun Center | Steven Holl architects

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• August 28, 2009 • Comments (0)

Steven Holl Architects has designed the Knut Hamsun Center located in Hamarøy, Norway. This is an historical museum for writer Knut Hamsun including exhibition areas, library, reading room, cafe and 230 seat auditorium. The concept for the museum, “Building as a Body: Battleground of Invisible Forces,” is realized from inside and out. Here the wood […]

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Astana National Library | BIG

Astana National Library | BIG

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• August 26, 2009 • Comments (2)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won the first prize in an open international design competition to design Kazakhstan’s new National Library in Astana. The Astana National Library has been designed and developed as a Möbius strip interlocked by a perfect circle and a public spiral. + Project description courtesy of BIG BIG […]

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Hotel V - Wanchai | studio OFF

Hotel V – Wanchai | studio OFF

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• August 25, 2009 • Comments (3)

This project is a full-scale conversion & façade modification of Hotel V from a 30+ years old office block located in Wanchai, Hong Kong. It was designed by studio OFF with an idea of roughness as a metaphor. The wall finished with a special mosaic expression tile – Tri-tonal Tile® to give different visual expressions […]

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Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

Kortrijk Central Library (Kortrijk LLLibrary)| REX

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• August 23, 2009 • Comments (0)

Kortrijk Central Library in Belgium is a competition winning project designed by New York-based architecture firm REX. The design combines functions of Library, Life-Long Learning Center and Music Center. The new combination was named the project “LLLibrary”. + Project description courtesy of REX REX and Principal in Charge Joshua Prince-Ramus have been named the winner […]

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

The Royal Norwegian Embassy | Kristin Jarmund Architects

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• August 22, 2009 • Comments (1)

Norway-based Kristin Jarmund Architects has designed The Royal Norwegian Embassy located in Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of the projects was to create a representative yet modest building which presents Norway in a modern and quality conscious way…This form gives the house a” face” while at the same time allowing the rooms on the first floor […]

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Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

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• August 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

International architectural firm Aedas has designed an Administration & Information Centre for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University located in Suzhou Industrial Park, China. This is the Architecture Award winning project awarded by the Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009. With the environmental concern, the void on facade is not only creating the impressive architectural perspective but also inviting […]

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Archeology Museum of Vitoria| Francisco Mangado

Archeology Museum of Vitoria| Francisco Mangado

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• August 15, 2009 • Comments (1)

Museum of Archeology in Vitoria is a competition-winning project designed by Spanish architect Francisco Mangado. We like to think of an archaeology museum as a compact jewel box concealing the treasure that history has entrusted to us piece by piece. But not any kind of history, or at least not the scientific history of experts, […]

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Synergetic Regionalism | William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez

Synergetic Regionalism | William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez

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• August 8, 2009 • Comments (2)

Synergetic Regionalism by William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez is a theoretical endeavor for a site in the south of Venezuela (in the “La Gran Sabana” area) near the border with Brazil. + Project description courtesy of William Alfredo Villalobos Fernàndez Synergetic Regionalism establishes a syncretic relationship between emergent occidental architectural models and existing indigenous organizational strategies […]

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Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

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• August 1, 2009 • Comments (1)

Peter Pran & Jonathan Ward of NBBJ recently has completed the Akerselva Atrium mixed-used building located along the Akerselva/Aker River in Oslo, Norway. The project composed of two distinct architectural forms split by the central lift core with a dramatic striking color glass atrium, where the entrance of the project is defined. One part of […]

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