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Lombardini22 FUD DEGW Centrale dell'Acqua di Milano Water Station

16-07-2018

Lombardini22 FUD DEGW Centrale dell'Acqua di Milano Water Station

July 4 2018 saw the inauguration of the new Centrale dell'Acqua Milano, the historic...

Four homes: how dwelling is changing all over the world

13-07-2018

Four homes: how dwelling is changing all over the world

How do people on the other side of the world live? What do their homes look like, and how...

Architecture and materials

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Natura Futura Arquitectura and Casa Zancos

16-07-2018

Natura Futura Arquitectura and Casa Zancos

Ecuador-based firm, Natura Futura Arquitectura has designed Casa Zancos, a home in General Villamil...

A look at a mysterious country: Inside North Korea

13-07-2018

A look at a mysterious country: Inside North Korea

The candy-coloured, fantastical architecture of Pyongyang, capital of one of the planet's most secretive countries - North Korea...

The Architects Series - A documentary on: ARCHI-TECTONICS

THE ARCHITECT SERIES

The Architects Series - A documentary on: ARCHI-TECTONICS

The events in The Architects Series, a video format bringing renowned Italian and...

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Arnau estudi d’arquitectura: Retina home in Santa Pau, Girona

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Arnau estudi d’arquitectura: Retina home in Santa Pau, Girona

The Retina home designed by Arnau Vergés i Tejero is a very delicate project on hilly land...

MVRDV’s glass and glulam pyramid of books

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MVRDV’s glass and glulam pyramid of books

Dutch architects MVRDV designed a multi-purpose neighbourhood library with a pyramid shape that...

CM2 Ariostea: porcelain surfaces for outdoor use

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CM2 Ariostea: porcelain surfaces for outdoor use

The unique properties of porcelain make it perfect for outdoor spaces of all kinds, guaranteeing...

Pezo von Ellrichshausen: Casa Loba in Tome, Chile

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Pezo von Ellrichshausen: Casa Loba in Tome, Chile

Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen’s Casa Loba extends out over the Pacific Ocean like a...

Music under a glass and steel vault at Viñoly’s Kimmel Center in Philadelphia

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Music under a glass and steel vault at Viñoly’s Kimmel Center in Philadelphia

Kimmel Center contains the Philadelphia Orchestra’s auditorium and a theatre for drama...

SapienStone: top quality porcelain becomes a kitchen countertop

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SapienStone: top quality porcelain becomes a kitchen countertop

The kitchen worktop is a different kind of surface from any other in the home: constantly in...

Ennead Architects + Jacobs: EERC University of Texas, Austin

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Ennead Architects + Jacobs: EERC University of Texas, Austin

Ennead Architects completed the new Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC) at the...

AREP’s LORIENT-BRETAGNE SUD laminated timber and glass station

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AREP’s LORIENT-BRETAGNE SUD laminated timber and glass station

A railway station made of laminated timber and glass interacts with the shipbuilding industries on...

Beauty and versatility: the unique qualities of porcelain

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Beauty and versatility: the unique qualities of porcelain

Iris Ceramic Group porcelain covers surfaces in the home, combining strength and inalterability...

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Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava

In 2013 the Vatican Museums held a major exhibition entitled “The metamorphoses of space” celebrating the work of the great Spanish architect and revealing the multiple facets of his career: not only an architect, he is also an engineer, ceramist, set designer, painter and sculptor. Each one of his projects is accompanied by watercolour paintings explaining the thinking behind his work and his poetics. Calatrava was born in 1951 in Valencia, where some of his best-known and most popular projects have been built: the auditorium and the planetarium for the City of Arts and Sciences. He graduated from the Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura in 1974 with a degree in architecture, and in 1979 he took a diploma in civil engineering at ETH, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. His graduating thesis in engineering, entitled “Foldability of space frames”, discusses models of geometric compression in space and marks an important turning ....

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FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti

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12-07-2018

Studio DiDeA Dadalìa and Tritalo Palermo

Two different projects by DiDeA in Palermo address the issue of construction in an...

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11-07-2018

OPEN Architecture Pingshan Performing Arts Centre in Shenzhen

Pingshan Performing Arts Centre in Shenzhen, designed by OPEN Architecture, is in the...

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10-07-2018

MVRDV SALT office building in Amsterdam

SALT is a new project recently completed in Amsterdam by Dutch architectural studio...

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