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Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

Competition winner: Dreamhouse by KAAN Architecten

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• January 24, 2014 • Comments (0)

KAAN Architecten has won the Benelux Aluminium Award 2013 for Sustainable Renovation with the Dreamhouse. An independent jury composed by figures from the world of architecture, technology and media based in the Netherlands and in Belgium, among whom chairman prof. Jan Brouwer (architect, NL) and vice-chairman Thomas Dierickx (architect, BE) assigned the non-residential buildings category […]

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Peter Ruge Architekten propose sustainable development for Green Health City in Hainan

Peter Ruge Architekten propose sustainable development for Green Health City in Hainan

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• June 6, 2013 • Comments (1)

Green Health City is an ecologically sustainable development designed to support and promote the condition of physical and emotional human health. Situated in China’s Hainan Province in Boao Lecheng on the Wanquan River, five island districts bring together world-class medical facilities, employ new strategies for green energy production and rethink transportation networking to achieve a […]

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l'Office 64 de l'Habitat \ Arotcharen Architectes

l’Office 64 de l’Habitat \ Arotcharen Architectes

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• April 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

The housing association, l‘Office 64 de l‘Habitat has built a new company headquarter in Bayonne in southern France. The fact that the building is an ecological example is proudly presented for visitors to see. Green architecture is not merely a theme or topic it is taken literally. Indeed, the slender block of office accommodation, clad […]

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House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

House in Travessa Do Patrocinio \ Luís Rebelo de Andrade, Tiago Rebelo de Andrade & Manuel Cachão Tojal

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• November 29, 2012 • Comments (1)

From a small lot with it’s unique implantation, this project has raised early on a couple of challenges… and along with them, ideas emerged. The box housing deviates from the gable to create a vertical yard (glass box), with a straight ladder connecting all floors, an allusion to the famous stairs of Alfama, running between […]

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2nd prize for Urban Redevelopment Project at Tainan Main Station Area \ Maxthreads Architectural Design and Planning

2nd prize for Urban Redevelopment Project at Tainan Main Station Area \ Maxthreads Architectural Design and Planning

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• June 30, 2012 • Comments (0)

Maxthreads Architectural Design and Planning recently won second prize in International Urban Design Competition – Urban Redevelopment Project at Tainan Main Station Area, Taiwan. The vision responds to the extending aim of positioning Taiwan in general, and Tainan city in particular, as a major historical based tourism destination, contributing Taiwan’s economic diversification from its current […]

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IDOM corporate office \ ACXT Architects

IDOM corporate office \ ACXT Architects

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• April 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

The building has an activated load-bearing structure that takes part in the HVAC of the building, a system used in Spain for the first time. The inauguration of the new IDOM corporate office in Madrid took place last Friday 13th of April. Over 900 guests attended the event, including clients, collaborators, top institutional heads and […]

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Oasis \ WE architecture

Oasis \ WE architecture

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• March 12, 2012 • Comments (0)

The new Cancer Care Center in Næstved is located in close proximity to the regional Hospital. The purpose of the center is helping anyone affected by cancer through professional help in exceptional buildings specifically designed for this. The surroundings of the oblong site are mainly characterized by a trafficated road to the east and outdated […]

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Hotel and conference center "Green Solution House" will take sustainability to a new level

Hotel and conference center “Green Solution House” will take sustainability to a new level

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• January 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

Danish practice 3XN is the architect behind a new experimental conference center and hotel where everything is adapted to the circulation of nature and where guests will get an idea of how it feels to live in a world without waste. No waste The Green Solution House conference center on the Danish island of Bornholm […]

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Indigo Tower \ 10 Design

Indigo Tower \ 10 Design

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• November 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

With a focused look at sustainability, the Hong Kong-based architecture firm lO has been developing a series of research projects aimed at improving the quality of the built environment. One project, the Indigo Tower, takes an active stance and addresses the problem of urban pollution by helping purify the air of our cities through a […]

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Cascading Creek House \ Bercy Chen Studio

Cascading Creek House \ Bercy Chen Studio

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• November 9, 2011 • Comments (0)

Cascading Creek House was conceived less as a house and more as an extension and outgrowth of the limestone and aquifers of Central Texas. The primary formal gesture of the project inserts two long native limestone walls to the sloping site, serving as spines for the public wing and private wing of the house. The […]

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