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The Canopy of Renens's Market Square \ Localarchitecture

The Canopy of Renens’s Market Square \ Localarchitecture

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• November 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

The market square’s new cover represents a sensitive approach to urban planning that is as much an engineering feat as a challenge for the town planners. The aim has been to combine nature and novel architecture to create a harmonious and symbolic whole that is adapted to all the activities associated with Renens’s town centre. […]

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Small Big AP | metroquadrado®

Small Big AP | metroquadrado®

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• March 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

Portugal-based young architecture and graphic design office metroquadrado® has completed the refurbishment project Small Big AP. + Project description by Susana Saraiva INTRO I know, we all want to do things from scratch so that all our intellectual creativity can be set loose, but the truth is, cities are becoming bigger and bigger every day […]

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Chen House | Marco Casagrande

Chen House | Marco Casagrande

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• August 21, 2009 • Comments (0)

Chen House by Finnish architect Marco Casagrande and Frank Chen. It was built as a shelter for farmers on an old japanese cherry farm in the Datun mountains of North-Taiwan. + Project description courtesy of Marco Casagrande The house is realized on an old Japanese cherry-farm in the Datun – mountains of North-Taiwan. It is […]

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South Face | Massimo Iosa Ghini

South Face | Massimo Iosa Ghini

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• July 6, 2009 • Comments (0)

Italian designer Massimo Iosa Ghini has designed a South Face installation in Milan, the installation creates spectacular aesthetic effects, making sustainability both beautiful and feasible. + Design statement courtesy of Massimo Iosa Ghini Sustainable but beautiful: this is the goal I have pursued in all of my projects for years. South Face is the outcome […]

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