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Housing Units/Studios for Artists "CHEVAL NOIR" \ L'Escaut-Gigogne

Housing Units/Studios for Artists “CHEVAL NOIR” \ L’Escaut-Gigogne

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

TWO BUILDINGS – ONE PROJECT The brief of the competition, held in 2003, was to transform the building of the former Hallemans breweries into 31 housing units for artists, including an in-house workspace. On top of the transformation, a new construction was necessary to provide the needed surfaces. This new wing creates space and views […]

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The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

The Museo Soumaya \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• August 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of The Museo Soumaya in Mexico, the museum was designed by the Fernando Romero and Mauricio Ceballos for the private art collection of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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Museum of Liverpool | 3XN Architects

Museum of Liverpool | 3XN Architects

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

3XN Architects have recently completed the Museum of Liverpool. Traditional facades often deal with interruptions – windows for example.  I wish to create a holistic kind of architecture, and a patterned façade ties the building together into one sculptural entity.  By creating the pattern into a relief, as we did with the Museum of Liverpool, […]

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GR230 Highway Service Center | code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

GR230 Highway Service Center | code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

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• May 23, 2011 • Comments (1)

With GR230, we have created a beautiful piece of architecture that commands a dignified presence during the foliage-rich summer months, and a quieter one that seemingly dissolves into the surrounding landscape during the long, reclusive winters. Naoji maekawa, code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN Designed by Japanese firm code ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN, GR230 is a highway service center located […]

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Ashburton House | PHOOEY Architects

Ashburton House | PHOOEY Architects

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• May 10, 2011 • Comments (3)

Recently completed by Australian architectural practice PHOOEY Architects, this new double storey four bedroom house rests in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. All the public and private spaces have a variety of long views oriented towards the scenic parkland. Depending on the rooms location and aperture, the parkland is captured in a different light. Sunlight […]

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Enclave House | BKK architects

Enclave House | BKK architects

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• May 9, 2011 • Comments (2)

Designed by Australian firm BKK architects, this project has been undertaken for a couple and their children of varying ages. It includes alterations to an existing Edwardian House and a new separate studio to the rear of the site. The house is designed so that the spaces within and around the house will be adaptable […]

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The Education Executive Agency and Tax Offices | UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel

The Education Executive Agency and Tax Offices | UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel

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• April 21, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Groningen, The Netherlands, UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel, with consortium DUO², realizes one of the most sustainable large office buildings in Europe for two governmental offices – The Education Executive Agency and Tax Offices. The design contains numerous new innovations related to the reduction of materials, lower energy costs and more sustainable working environments. It […]

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Haus D | YES architecture

Haus D | YES architecture

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• April 19, 2011 • Comments (0)

Haus D is the low-energy private villa with a natural pond in Frohnleiten. Designed by YES architecture, the geometrical form gives the dynamic expression while also allow interaction with the surrounding nature and the beautiful scenery. + Project credits / data Project: Haus D Architect: Marion Wicher | YES architecture | http://yes-architecture.com/ Net living space: 303m2 […]

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Montan University Leoben Building | Gangoly & Kristiner Architekten

Montan University Leoben Building | Gangoly & Kristiner Architekten

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• April 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

The 1970’s lecture hall building of the Montan university Leoben has been extensively refurbished to meet current standards. In addition to an energy refit, the upgrading of the whole building technology and adaption to suit the needs of the physically disadvantaged the building’s range of functions was extended. An elevated structure was placed in front […]

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De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam | Karres en Brands

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• April 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

In Amsterdam, De Nieuwe Ooster Amsterdam is the restoration project designed by Karres en Brands landschapsarchitecten, it is the largest cemetery in The Netherlands. Rather than connecting the three different zones spatially, we believe each zone should be given its own identity. Enhancing the contrasts will create a clear partition into three areas, thereby emphasizing […]

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