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Lausanne Jardins 2014 Competition: The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao by Balmori Associates

Lausanne Jardins 2014 Competition: The Garden That Climbs The Stairs in Bilbao by Balmori Associates

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• January 3, 2013 • Comments (0)

In December, the ‘Jardin Urbain’ Association together with the Town Council of Lausanne announced that Balmori Associates is on the shortlist to create one of twenty-five mobile gardens in Central Lausanne, Switzerland. Selected from a pool of over 400 applicants, Balmori enters the second phase of the competition with the task to re-use an existing […]

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Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

Atelier Bardill \ Valerio Olgiati

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• March 25, 2012 • Comments (0)

The Bardill Studio building has replaced an old barn in the protected centre of the village of  Scharans. Building permission was granted by the local authorities on the condition that the new building would have exactly the same volume as the old barn. The client, Linard Bardill, who lives in a house a very short […]

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Workshop Steigereiland \ GROUP A

Workshop Steigereiland \ GROUP A

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• March 10, 2012 • Comments (0)

In a primarily residential area at the edge of IJburg in Amsterdam, a location has been set aside for the development of commercial buildings. The ‘comb-shaped’ development is situated along the water of the IJmeer, on the west side of the Steigereiland. GROUP A has designed a building which currently houses two companies: one company […]

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AALBORG Waterfront \ C. F. Møller Architects

AALBORG Waterfront \ C. F. Møller Architects

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• February 19, 2012 • Comments (0)

AALBORG WATERFRONT – LINKING PORT & CITY The master plan for Aalborg Waterfront links the city’s medieval centre with the adjacent fjord, which has previously been difficult for citizens to access due to the industrial harbour and the associated heavy traffic. By tying in with the openings in the urban fabric, a new relationship between […]

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Museum and Archaeological Park "Cabezo de la Almagra" \ Cerrejon architects

Museum and Archaeological Park “Cabezo de la Almagra” \ Cerrejon architects

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• November 22, 2011 • Comments (1)

As a result of a series of contests promoted by the Town hall of Huelva for the arrangement of a series of free spaces of the City. Appears this project which poses to value the archeological patrimony of the city, ordering a space which will enhance the image from the new highway access and at […]

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Dedication ceremony for the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space

Dedication ceremony for the Virgin Galactic Gateway to Space

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• October 22, 2011 • Comments (0)

Located in the desert-like landscape of New Mexico, Spaceport will be the first building of its kind in the world. Its design aims to articulate the thrill of space travel for the first space tourists while making a minimal impact on the environment. Viewed from space, the terminal evokes Virgin Galactic’s brand logo of the […]

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Harbour Brain Building - Preserving the void of the Venice Arsenale \ C+S associati

Harbour Brain Building – Preserving the void of the Venice Arsenale \ C+S associati

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• October 6, 2011 • Comments (1)

HBB architectural design intercepts the atmosphere of the Venice Arsenale: a sequence of void spaces temporararily occupied by objects (the ships) which had to be built, repaired or were simply housed. The program for the building is that to become the harbour station housing the computers which control the seaport trafic at the new Venice […]

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Port Botany Lookout \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Port Botany Lookout \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

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• August 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design is inspired by the natural ‘sun trap’ edges that exist along many of Sydney’s beaches, landscape escarpments and the bow form of ships that traverse the waters of Port Botany. Choi Ropiha Fighera The Millstream Lookout is located at the western end of the foreshore beach park at Port Botany. The concept makes […]

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Mathildeplein | Buro Lubbers

Mathildeplein | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Mathildeplein As green square, Mathildeplein offers peace and quiet in the hectic city centre of Eindhoven. The amorphous form of the planning area demanded an exacting structure that brings serenity and also guarantees an optimal view of the Light Tower. The design concept is therefore based on rigid lines that run counter to the building. […]

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Maaskade Cuijk | Buro Lubbers

Maaskade Cuijk | Buro Lubbers

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• May 3, 2011 • Comments (0)

Maaskade Cuijk is a spectacular meeting place near the river Meuse in Cuijk designed by Dutch landscape architect firm Buro Lubbers. The design concept of the river bank is inspired on the scale and atmosphere of the river. The sturdy wall of steel has become the link between village and river, not by separating the […]

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