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Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

Keelung Harbor Service Building \ PAR

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• December 1, 2012 • Comments (0)

The site is located at the very end of Keelung’s harbor master plan, where the mountain meets the sea. Keelung is a gateway that through its history, climate and the customs of its inhabitants, is predestined to make use of its exterior space. For this reason, we decided instead of planning the building as an […]

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Competition Entry: The Helsinki library \ PAR

Competition Entry: The Helsinki library \ PAR

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• November 27, 2012 • Comments (1)

The cityscape in all its variety—the idyllic Baltic Sea, the broad expanse of skyline dotted with spires, and the urbanized plane of Töölönlahti was the incentive to design a building that concentrates on the vertical. In contrast to the other buildings in the Töölönlahti District, an essential component of the design involved creating a public […]

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Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• January 4, 2011 • Comments (1)

American studio Platform for Architecture + Research has designed the Desert House located in La Quinta, USA. We aimed to contain land disturbance by siting the villas within their natural topography as much as possible. We also developed more compact building footprints by increasing outdoor living spaces that take advantage of the temperate, sunny climate. […]

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Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

A young American architectural studio Platform for Architecture + Research designed the Restaurant 659 located in one of LA’s boutique districts, spanning the ground floors of two adjacent retail buildings at 659 La Brea Boulevard, a new 4,800 square foot restaurant and lounge will occupy a currently vacant storefront. North of the juncture of Wilshire […]

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