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Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

Competition winner: West London School by Squire and Partners

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• July 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

Squire and Partners won the competition to design St James’ school in west London, UK. In response to the local building vernacular of grand roof expressions, the roof profiles articulate each element of the village cluster with a clay-tiled roof lantern. Glazed rooflights top each lantern, drawing natural light into every part of the building. […]

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New Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Calgary \ BIG

New Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Calgary \ BIG

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

BIG unveils its design for the new Telus Sky Landmark Tower in Galgary, Canada. Downtown Calgary has developed as a typical North American city center with a cluster of corporate towers surrounded by a periphery of low density surburban homes. The Telus Sky is an attempt to create a lively mixture of living and working […]

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3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany

3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

3XN wins university building in Stuttgart, Germany. 3XN’s vision to create an open, inspiring and social learning environment for a new technical faculty wins competition with 25 entries. Transparency and communication have been key concepts… which is designed as a “vertical campus” to support the university’s goals of self-awareness, innovation, functionality and profitability. 3XN + […]

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Arup supports ALA win Helsinki Central Library competition

Arup supports ALA win Helsinki Central Library competition

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• June 20, 2013 • Comments (0)

ALA Architects, a Helsinki-based architectural firm supported by Arup Ireland, was announced as the winner of the international design competition for this new library. The project is the new benchmark for energy consumption in a modern high-technology library facility. The Architectural concept has required us to develop an economic structural solution combining a 3D arched […]

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2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

2nd place winner: Santa Maria del Mar Basilica \ Sanzpont arquitectura

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Mexico and Spain-based architectural firm sanzpont [arquitectura] won the 2nd place of the competition for Cancun City Basilica, Santa Maria del Mar. + Design statement from Sanzpont arquitectura Design Concept Santa Maria del Mar is one of the oldest virgin avocations. She isn’t related to any apparition; instead she relates with the need that marines […]

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Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

Frederiksberg Courthouse wins a RIBA International Award 2013

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• June 13, 2013 • Comments (0)

3XN‘s extension to a neoclassical courtbuilding in the Copenhagen district of Frederiksberg is among this years nine European winners. + Quote from the RIBA jury The considerable bulk of the building is mitigated by a generously proportioned sloping roof which runs down to the lesser form of the neighbouring 1921 classical Court House, to which […]

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C.F. Møller won the competition to design Køge University Hospital

C.F. Møller won the competition to design Køge University Hospital

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• June 10, 2013 • Comments (0)

Rådgivergruppen USK, headed by C.F. Møller, Alectia and Rambøll, has been named as the winner of the competition to build the new Køge University Hospital, with a budget of DKK 4 billion. Køge University Hospital (USK) is an expansion of the existing Køge Hospital, which will be increased threefold to a total area of 177,000 […]

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King's Cross Station won Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

King’s Cross Station won Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards

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• March 26, 2013 • Comments (0)

The transformation of King’s Cross Station by John McAslan + Partners is one of the winners of the 2013 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, unveiled today by the European Commission and Europa Nostra. My warmest congratulations go to this year’s winners. The past can teach us a lot about the […]

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‘Coach House’ Restaurant by SHH Wins Major Award

‘Coach House’ Restaurant by SHH Wins Major Award

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• March 25, 2013 • Comments (0)

Coach House, the new 6,000 sq ft restaurant and café designed by SHH at one Britain’s most historic sites – Hatfield House – has just scooped the ‘Best Café or Fast Food Award’ at the UK’s prestigious Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2012 (‘the world’s only concept of its kind dedicated exclusively to hospitality design’). […]

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OKRA wins international competition for regeneration of Athens’ City Centre

OKRA wins international competition for regeneration of Athens’ City Centre

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• March 11, 2013 • Comments (2)

It was announced at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens that the OKRA team of OKRA in collaboration with Mixst urbanism and Wageningen University, has won the prestigious competition ReThink Athens, towards a new city centre. The team is supported by the Greek Architects of Studio 75 and Werner Sobek Green Technologies. In presence of […]

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