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Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

Housing in Toulouse \ ECDM architectes

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• November 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

Paris-based architectural firm ECDM architectes have completed the Housing in Toulouse. + Architect’s statement Our aim here was not to work against a landscape, to impose upon it a specific residential model, but rather to suggest a model of a specific setting. The houses unfold in two sinuous curves that follow the natural lie of the […]

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ORL Clinic \ Mal-Vi Architects

ORL Clinic \ Mal-Vi Architects

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• November 21, 2011 • Comments (1)

Given the fact that the client was a newly arrived surgeon in Thessaloniki (Greece), we were handed the task of creating a memorable office space, providing an experience as distant as possible from the usual image one associates with a visit to a doctor’s studio. In order to separate the medic’s office and exam room […]

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"Freispiel" - Kindergarten V Guntramsdorf \ g.o.y.a. architects

“Freispiel” – Kindergarten V Guntramsdorf \ g.o.y.a. architects

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• September 20, 2011 • Comments (0)

g.o.y.a. architects just finished a Kindergarten in Lower Austria, “Freispiel” – Kindergarten V Guntramsdorf. The kindergarten is located in a grove of striking chestnut trees. Its rustic design celebrates a sense of open space and connection with its lovely environment. To meet the various needs of the children, the building is organised as a series […]

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Student Built and Designed Meridian First Light House

Student Built and Designed Meridian First Light House

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• September 8, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Meridian First Light is Victoria University of Wellington’s entry into the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. It is the first entry from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the Solar Decathlon. The Meridian First Light house was built in Wellington, New Zealand earlier this year and shipped to the U.S. + About […]

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Klor Garden Office \ in.it.studios

Klor Garden Office \ in.it.studios

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• September 7, 2011 • Comments (2)

Small and compact, this garden office is perfect for any London home. This particular client is a designer (www.klor.co.uk). Having successfully created many features for big hollywood hits such as Juno and Inglorious Basterds, he wanted out of the time-sapping London commute whilst creating a perfect working environment at home. The garden studio allowed exactly […]

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Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

Yountville Town Center \ Siegel & Strain Architects

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• August 26, 2011 • Comments (2)

For decades, the residents of Yountville, California, a rural town in Napa County, relied on a small 1920s-era community hall and a hodgepodge of rented spaces to host community events. The hall was in need of renovation, ill-equipped to support art classes and lacking in outdoor recreation spaces. In addition, the town had outgrown its […]

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Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

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• August 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Narrabeen is a suburb with housing plots and street layouts characteristic of the ‘garden suburb’ ideals espoused by early 20th cen- tury Australian town planning. The Narrabeen House of 2009 sits in this historical context amongst the other two storey family homes with each dutifully addressing a quiet, tree-lined street. It is a safe and […]

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Summer Retreat Fuglevik | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Summer Retreat Fuglevik | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Reiulf Ramstad Architects has completed a summer retreat located in Fuglevik, Norway. The house is designed around the concept of a mono-view, meaning that the house opens up to the landscape in one direction only. This gives the entire indoor experience a sense of unambiguous orientation and intensifies the sense of bringing the landscape into […]

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Fagerborg Kindergarden | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

Fagerborg Kindergarden | Reiulf Ramstad Architects

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• August 1, 2011 • Comments (0)

Architecture should always strive to create ruptures in our perceptual framework of reference. Shapes, transitions and materials that disrupt our categorical glance will always heighten our awareness of these elements and bring back a sense of wonder to perception. It is a matter of opening up for instances of disclosure, epiphany and natural belonging in […]

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Residence in Kishigawa | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

Residence in Kishigawa | Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates

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• July 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Japanese architectural firm Mitsutomo Matsunami Architect & Associates have completed a residence in Kishigawa. The owner of the house is a Sushi chef from Wakayama. Dressed in coveralls most of his spare time, he is a big car lover and a mature man who enjoys both his work and hobby. With masculine clarity, his wishes […]

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