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Luigi Rosselli Architects Tama’s Tee Home Sydney

26-04-2018

Luigi Rosselli Architects Tama’s Tee Home Sydney

Luigi Rosselli Architects Studio is behind the design of the Tama's Tee Home summer...

Arup, Grimshaw e HSD Haley Sharpe Design Oman Botanic Garden

25-04-2018

Arup, Grimshaw e HSD Haley Sharpe Design Oman Botanic Garden

In Oman the construction of the largest botanic garden on the Arabian peninsula, and...

Architecture and materials

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Torno Co.Lab by RAMA Estudio

26-04-2018

Torno Co.Lab by RAMA Estudio

The young architects from RAMA Estudio, Ecuador designed the TORNO co-working space in Quito starting from an industrial shed...

Atelier YokYok, The Cube at Les Abattoirs, Toulouse.

25-04-2018

Atelier YokYok, The Cube at Les Abattoirs, Toulouse.

The Cube by French architects from Atelier YokYok is part of the exhibition titled “100 contestations possibles” at Les Abattoirs Musée-FRAC Occitanie in Toulouse...

The Architects Series - A documentary on Grimshaw

THE ARCHITECT SERIES

The Architects Series - A documentary on Grimshaw

Its next event, on Monday 16 April at 6.30 p.m., on the opening day of the Milan Design...

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Steven Holl + jmarchitects: Maggie's Centre Barts London

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Steven Holl + jmarchitects: Maggie's Centre Barts London

At Maggie's Centre Barts in London, Steven Holl goes back to the use of double-glazed glass...


	A façade of catenary curves for OMA’s Faena Forum

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A façade of catenary curves for OMA’s Faena Forum

The Faena District is a series of three buildings of bold visual impact which do not need...

GranitiFiandre Maximum: large sizes for contemporary design

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GranitiFiandre Maximum: large sizes for contemporary design

GranitiFiandre’s Maximum porcelain maxi-slabs are among the most important new developments in...

DOSA STUDIO: Casa Palmas in Texcoco, Mexico

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DOSA STUDIO: Casa Palmas in Texcoco, Mexico

Casa Palmas is an experiment in residential architecture built on a limited budget by the young...

Steel structure for the roof of the Mecanoo’s Taekwang Country Club Café

Architectural Solutions

Steel structure for the roof of the Mecanoo’s Taekwang Country Club Café

Mecanoo built a coffee house on a hill for a golf club, in which the simple lines of the roof...

SapienStone: the future of the contemporary kitchen

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SapienStone: the future of the contemporary kitchen

The SapienStone kitchen countertop, one of the materials featured at Milano Design Week, represents...

Dominique Coulon: Théodore Gouvy theatre in Freyming-Merlebach

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Dominique Coulon: Théodore Gouvy theatre in Freyming-Merlebach

After two years of work, Théodore Gouvy theatre, a new performing arts centre designed by...

Steven Holl’s horizontal skyscraper in Shenzhen, China

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Steven Holl’s horizontal skyscraper in Shenzhen, China

Steven Holl has constructed a building the size of the Empire State Building in China, nicknamed...

Iris Ceramica: customising walls with Quayside and Lol coverings

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Iris Ceramica: customising walls with Quayside and Lol coverings

Iris Ceramica porcelain becomes an object of design in cladding for homes and businesses alike,...

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Carlos Castanheira

Carlos Castanheira

Born in Lisbon in 1957, Carlos Castanheira is a member of the generation of Portuguese architects who consider themselves professional descendants of Alvaro Siza, with whom Castaneira worked for fourteen years. Active primarily in the residential sector, he is known for his work with timber frames and architectural components, with a focus on the details of construction. After graduating from School of Fine Arts in Porto in 1981, Castaneira began to practice the profession while attending the Academie voor Bouwkunst in Amsterdam. He lived in the Netherlands until 1991, when he founded his own studio with Maria Clara Bastai. Over the years he has researched living functions and use of wood in combination with different materials as a reflection of interaction between the built and natural worlds. The prizes he has won include the National Prize for Architecture in Timber, several times for different residential projects. In addition to his architecture career, Castaneira ....

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24-04-2018

The best architectures for education chosen by the AIA

From nursery schools to high schools, the best architectures for education have been...

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23-04-2018

Kenneth Frampton Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award at the Venice Biennale 2018

Kenneth Frampton, architect, historian, critic, teacher and scholar, is the winner of the...

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20-04-2018

Japanese atmospheres of interior design and art in Milan

Two interior design projects by the Vudafieri-Saverino Partners and Park Associati...

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