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Ty Pren Eco-House \ Feilden Fowles

Ty Pren Eco-House \ Feilden Fowles

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• August 6, 2012 • Comments (0)

Situated in the midst of the Brecon Beacons, South Wales, this new build house was designed as an exemplar model of sustainable domestic architecture. It combines a passive solar design strategy, locally sourced materials and a vernacular form. The site lies within a conservation area and Green Field site on the border of the Brecon […]

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Ben van Berkel / UNStudio designs the new UIC building ‘V on Shenton’ in Singapore

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio designs the new UIC building ‘V on Shenton’ in Singapore

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• August 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio have designed the new UIC building, ‘V on Shenton’, in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District. The former UIC Building dominated the city skyline as Singapore’s tallest building for many years since its completion in 1973 and was part of an important collection of towers located along Shenton Way […]

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Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes \ Pitagoras Arquitectos

Platform of Arts and Creativity in Guimaraes \ Pitagoras Arquitectos

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• July 11, 2012 • Comments (1)

The buildings that make up the Municipal Market and the space defined by them, commonly referred to as “the square”, a name inherited from market square are, as a unit, characteristic elements of the urban landscape of the city of Guimarães. The grounds of the old municipal market boasted a privileged and very central location […]

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Ingfah Restaurant \ Integrated Field

Ingfah Restaurant \ Integrated Field

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• July 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

Designed by Thailand based design office, IF (Integrated Field co.,ltd.), the Ingfah restaurant is a local cuisine, outdoor seating restaurant located in Khaolak, Phangnga, Thailand. First time when we arrived the location, the site of this restaurant is surrounded by buildings and has no sea view. The most effective potentials left for this site was the […]

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HANS House \ Michael Ong Design Office

HANS House \ Michael Ong Design Office

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• July 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

The client’s brief was to design a home which played an active role in their everyday life, rather than a static shell. Our aim was to develop a design which engages with the rituals and the growth of this young family; blending the external and internal spaces to create movement and life in the environment. […]

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DJ House \ [i]da Arquitectos

DJ House \ [i]da Arquitectos

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• July 7, 2012 • Comments (1)

A central patio divides the house into two parts and organizes the interior spaces: on the west side, an open horizontal space to the garden receives the dining room and the kitchen; on the east side, a vertical space, located at a lower level in relation to the public route to ensure domestic privacy, receives […]

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Day Nursery in Paris \ ECDM

Day Nursery in Paris \ ECDM

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• June 30, 2012 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm Emmanuel COMBAREL Dominique MARREC Architects (ECDM) has completed the Day Nursery in Paris, France. The project takes place into a heterogeneous district made of buildings of any sizes, of any styles, any periods. It’s an environment slightly old-fashioned, hybrid and disintegrated, typical of the heterogeneous architecture which characterizes the Parisian peri-urban zones. Modernity […]

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OASE \ x architekten

OASE \ x architekten

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• June 23, 2012 • Comments (0)

Austria-based architectural firm x architekten designed the OASE located in Linz, Upper Austria. Task: The temporary centre of pastoral care in the diocese of Linz, located on the steel company voestalpine’s site, was built decades ago and had to be pulled down due to its poor condition. The new building is designed to create good […]

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Albertina Passage \ Söhne & Partner Architects

Albertina Passage \ Söhne & Partner Architects

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• June 21, 2012 • Comments (1)

The main challenge at Albertina Passage was to recreate an abandoned pedestrian underpass at the very center of Vienna into a modern dinner club for up to 300 persons. Our target was to design a club that is suitable for an elegant dinner as well as for a big party night. Hence, the design includes […]

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Virtual Engineering in the New Inventive Economy \ UNStudio

Virtual Engineering in the New Inventive Economy \ UNStudio

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• June 20, 2012 • Comments (0)

Ben van Berkel / UNStudio‘s Centre for Virtual Engineering (ZVE) realised and receives Gold certification from the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB). The Centre for Virtual Engineering (ZVE) is a prime example of what I like to refer to as ‘attainabilty’. The building combines the affordable with the sustainable through a combination of its compact […]

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