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41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

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• September 17, 2009 • Comments (2)

41 Cooper Square is the Advancement of Science and Art building for the Cooper Union designed by Morphosis Architects. The project has won the Best Green Design of 2009 Awards from the New York Construction. Built with sustainability goals, 41 Cooper Square is the first LEED certified academic laboratory building in New York City. For […]

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Distrito C, Telefónica's Headquarters | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

Distrito C, Telefónica’s Headquarters | Rafael de La-Hoz Architects

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• September 5, 2009 • Comments (0)

Distrito C, Telefónica’s Headquarters is a largest European corporate project designed by Spanish practice Rafael de La-Hoz Architects. Distrito C also represents the first private open European space. The campus is open 24 hours a day, all year long, for anyone to visit… Conceptually, an environmental canopy or roof is laid out between these cubes, […]

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Exploratory Science Museum | CHN arquitetos

Exploratory Science Museum | CHN arquitetos

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• September 4, 2009 • Comments (1)

Bazil-based architectural firm CHN arquitetos has won the International Public Competition for the Architectural Project of the Exploratory Science Museum – Campinas, Brazil. The surface of the facade is created from the idea of infinity: a reference to the essence of its form, recognizable from its cosmological scale to its most minimal. CHN arquitetos + […]

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Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

Akerselva Atrium | Peter Pran + Jonathan Ward of NBBJ

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• August 1, 2009 • Comments (1)

Peter Pran & Jonathan Ward of NBBJ recently has completed the Akerselva Atrium mixed-used building located along the Akerselva/Aker River in Oslo, Norway. The project composed of two distinct architectural forms split by the central lift core with a dramatic striking color glass atrium, where the entrance of the project is defined. One part of […]

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DEX Showroom - Understated Elegance | Studio 63 Architecture + Design

DEX Showroom – Understated Elegance | Studio 63 Architecture + Design

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• June 15, 2009 • Comments (0)

DEX Showroom in Osmannoro, Firenze, designed by Italy-based firm Studio 63 architecture and design. The showroom is given identity by the facade design that appears like a pixelized picture of the trees, filtering the natural and indoor lighting between inside and outside, creating a dramatic screen along the street. + Project description below courtesy of  Studio […]

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switch+ | modulorbeat

switch+ | modulorbeat

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• May 26, 2009 • Comments (1)

This golden structure is a temporary pavilion designed by Germany practice architect modulorbeat, use of striking color for perforated skin has successfully drawn our attention, while creating a new street images to the city. + Project description below provided by architect, modulorbeat switch+, a golden pavilion for sculpture projects muenster 07 The switch+ information centre, […]

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The Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi | Asymptote Architecture

The Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi | Asymptote Architecture

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• May 18, 2009 • Comments (3)

The Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi is targeting an opening in this coming October, 2009, designed by New York-based practice architect Asymptote Architecture. This is really an beautiful iconic building located in the site of Formula 1 on Yas Island, comprised of two towers linked by a bridge spaned over the Formular 1 track. The Yas […]

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Cahill Center for Astrophysics | Morphosis

Cahill Center for Astrophysics | Morphosis

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• May 13, 2009 • Comments (0)

Los Angeles practice architect Morphosis (led by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne) has designed the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, located in Pasadena, California. The Cahill Center conceptually acts as an astronomical instrument, pierced by a vertical volume, tilted its lense to maximize the penetration of natural daylight […]

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Ao-Di Next Gene 20 Villa | Graft Architects

Ao-Di Next Gene 20 Villa | Graft Architects

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• May 9, 2009 • Comments (2)

Ao-Di Next Gene 20 Villa, by German-based Graft Architects. The villa is sited in the “Northeast Coast National Scenic Area”, approximately 50 minutes from Taipei city, Taiwan. Situated in the Snow Mountain range, with a great view of the Pacific Ocean. The villa was designed to be embedded in the landscape with panoramic view under […]

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Ozeaneum German Oceanographic Museum | Behnisch Architekten

Ozeaneum German Oceanographic Museum | Behnisch Architekten

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• May 6, 2009 • Comments (0)

Germany-based architecture and planning firm Behnisch Architekten has designed a very large public aquarium in the German city of Stralsund – Ozeaneum German Oceanographic Museum. The new museum is an open structure flooded from all sides by light, similar to the way stones in the sea near the water’s edge are flooded by the surrounding […]

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