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The Blue Planet wins World Architecture Festival Award

The Blue Planet wins World Architecture Festival Award

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• October 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Denmark’s new National Aquarium, designed by 3XN, has won the Display Award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) Inspired by the shape of water in endless motion, Denmark’s new National Aquarium, The Blue Planet is shaped as a great whirlpool, and the building itself tells the story of what awaits inside. The WAF judges […]

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Redtory Factory Silo \ Pelizzi Architettura

Redtory Factory Silo \ Pelizzi Architettura

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

The existing circular silo structure emerging form a pond triggers the idea of a water garden inhabited by aquatic plants. Circular as lotus leaves, four volumes are stacked up within the silo; circular isles and green areas define the external spaces. As in a natural pond where reeds emerge form the shallow water, the emerging […]

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Daeyang Gallery \ Steven Holl

Daeyang Gallery \ Steven Holl

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• May 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

since nearly three decades the American architect Steven Holl develops archaic compositions of sculptural shapes. The characteristic impression of his projects derives not only from how he handles volumes, but also from the poetics of light and shadow, color and material, the changing daytime and the times of the year. The new Daeyang Gallery in […]

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Chulabhorn Graduate Institute \ Plan Architects

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute \ Plan Architects

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• March 30, 2013 • Comments (0)

Plan Architect designed the “Chulabhorn Graduate Institute“, which is a research center and hospital building located in Vibhavadee, Rangsit Road, Bangkok, Thailand. The dynamic utilization of space from shadow casting, generating various space in same volume to be various stunning space on community plaza level. By playing with sunlight, space utilization could be created by shade&shadow […]

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Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

Casa Periscopio \ PRAUD

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (0)

PRAUD has completed the Casa Periscopio. + Architect’s statement by PRAUD Although it has already been almost 20 years since El Salvador suffered from a civil war, the understanding of the urban space and architecture has been strongly molded by the concept of security and enclosure that is so engraved in the psyche of its […]

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Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium and Neue Mittelschule Deutsch-Wagram \ Franz Architekten

Bundesoberstufenrealgymnasium and Neue Mittelschule Deutsch-Wagram \ Franz Architekten

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• April 9, 2012 • Comments (0)

one (school) for all Central and still removed from the heavy traffic of the federal highway one can find the most important public institutions of Deutsch-Wagram lined up along a footpath: city administration, kindergarten, primary and secondary schools. In order to enable school education up to university entrance qualification, the municipal council decided the erection […]

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Fragmented House \ AQSO arquitectos office

Fragmented House \ AQSO arquitectos office

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• March 14, 2012 • Comments (0)

‘Arquitectos Office’ (AQSO) has recently completed the construction of the ‘Fragmented house’. The concept solution for this residence starts from a compact block transforming, after several divisions and shifts, into an external broken-down form, result of the arrangement of the interior spaces. The house is located near Laguna de Duero, a town situated in the […]

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JigSAW \ Brooks + Scarpa architects

JigSAW \ Brooks + Scarpa architects

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• March 1, 2012 • Comments (1)

The film editing profession requires small, dark environments free from distraction and light reflection—in essence, hermetically sealed boxes. Yet at the same time, a film editing company, if it is to be competitive, must exist in a stimulating, socially interactive workspace, alive to workers and clients alike—a place where people will want to be. It […]

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Two Single-occupancy Detached Houses in Wingert | L3P Architekten

Two Single-occupancy Detached Houses in Wingert | L3P Architekten

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• August 30, 2011 • Comments (2)

L3P Architekten has recently completed the two single-occupancy detached houses in Wingert, Oberweningen ZH, Switzerland.  We were able to fabricate a sheet with a unique and vital expression which was deployed for a first time on the façade and in the roof area. The design added to a monolithic overall picture in which an association […]

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Grand Opening of Europe’s biggest Multimedia Fountain Park in Warsaw

Grand Opening of Europe’s biggest Multimedia Fountain Park in Warsaw

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• May 12, 2011 • Comments (0)

Warsaw, Candidate city for the European Capital of Culture 2016 held the opening of Europe’s biggest Multimedia Fountain Park. The magic are performances involving “light, water and sound“. Every Saturday water jets will be shooting illuminated water to a height of 25 meters and on screens of fog; laser and film projections will be shown. […]

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