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Chapel for the Spanish Exiled Communists \ Jesus Torres Garcia Architects

Chapel for the Spanish Exiled Communists \ Jesus Torres Garcia Architects

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• March 21, 2014 • Comments (0)

Paco, is born in Alquife, Granada. He is the “mechanical fitter” in the mine. he meets Rosario, his wife from Cogollos de Guadix, another village in the the region. Between the years 29 to 35 they have four children: Concha, Marina, Priscila, Teodoro. In the year 1936 The Spanish Civil War begans and in 1939 […]

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Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

Ultra-Ruin \ Marco Casagrande

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• March 8, 2014 • Comments (0)

Ultra-Ruin is a wooden architectural organism that is growing from the ruins of an abandoned red brick farmhouse in the meeting place of terraced farms and jungle. The weak architecture follows the principles of Open Form and is improvised on the site based on instincts reacting on the presence of jungle, ruin and local knowledge. […]

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Tavernier Drive Residence \ Luis Pons

Tavernier Drive Residence \ Luis Pons

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• February 19, 2014 • Comments (0)

The main purpose of the renovation was to establish a relationship with the surroundings that will integrate the sense of living in the tropics, taking advantage of the spaces in between the outside and inside and validating those as the desire tropical way of living. The project required a addition that was overlap to the […]

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Contemporary Alpine House \ Ralph Germann architectes

Contemporary Alpine House \ Ralph Germann architectes

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• January 15, 2014 • Comments (0)

Ralph Germann architectes designed this alpine house for a couple who wished to live in a harmonious environment, but there was a prerequisite that it could also comfortably handle gatherings of 20 persons. The architects approached the brief by visiting the surroundings, observing the vernacular architecture of these pre-alps. The overall design was inspired by […]

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Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

As the name suggests, the Convertible Courtyards House, by Christopher Megowan Design, kinetically adapts to the notoriously variable climate found in Melbourne, Australia. This project added a kitchen, living area, dining area, bathroom, master bedroom, ensuite and two decks to a previously overlooked yet charming weatherboard cottage in the inner urban suburb of Prahran. Nestled […]

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-ON- Headquarters \ LEGORRETA SEPULVEDA arquitectos

-ON- Headquarters \ LEGORRETA SEPULVEDA arquitectos

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• November 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

Located west of Mexico City within the corporate and financial district boundaries, -ON- Headquarters is the base of operations of a company providing services to the oil and gas industry. After accessing the headquarters through the lobby and its oil pool, the Board Room functions as the project´s epicentre and generates in its surroundings a […]

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Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

Arsenal B47 / transformation by Ralph Germann architectes

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

The owner of the arsenal wanted to convert this former Swiss army building, constructed during the Second World War, into a habitable space. Architect Ralph Germann’s transformation involved inserting a glass cube into the old structure, an option which meant he didn’t have to touch the patina of the walls, and was able to preserve […]

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House D Nuglar \ HHF Architects

House D Nuglar \ HHF Architects

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• September 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

The view is one of a kind. You might imagine you‘re in South America or upstate New York, and it is really hard to believe that Basel is just 25 minutes away. As the last house to be built in Nuglar, in the canton of Solothurn, House D is privileged. It is oriented parallel to […]

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SSST University Interior \ Firma d.o.o.

SSST University Interior \ Firma d.o.o.

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• September 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

Interior of the SSST University (Sarajevo School of Science and Technology) expresses our idea of balancing between institutional character of the building’s exterior, on one hand, and students’ requirements for a stimulating learning atmosphere, on the other. Our principle goal was to create an identity that is inspiring and dynamic, but at the same time […]

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The Cabin \ h2o architectes

The Cabin \ h2o architectes

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• September 7, 2013 • Comments (0)

h2o architectes was invited to rethink a ski resort apartment in Menuires, France. Located at the far end of a building built in 1965, it has triple orientation that was not valued by the previous layout which was too segmented. The request was to realize the impossible : increase the living space without touching the […]

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