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UNStudio Asia  Keppel Cove Marina & Clubhouse in Zhongshan

23-07-2018

UNStudio Asia Keppel Cove Marina & Clubhouse in Zhongshan

UNStudio’s Asia division, which includes its Shanghai and Tokyo offices, recently...

Archi-tectonics Gypsy Trail Residence  Kent, Upstate New York

20-07-2018

Archi-tectonics Gypsy Trail Residence Kent, Upstate New York

Gypsy Trail Residence is a residential project that clearly reveals all the essential...

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Wutopia Lab designs an all-white bookstore in Xi’an, China

23-07-2018

Wutopia Lab designs an all-white bookstore in Xi’an, China

Shanghai-based architecture studio, Wutopia Lab recently completed a bookstore of the Zhongshu chain in Xi'an, one of China's oldest cities, and the capital of thirteen dynasties...

Crossings, an architecture workshop in Calabria on the border between tradition and present

20-07-2018

Crossings, an architecture workshop in Calabria on the border between tradition and present

Belmonte Calabro in the province of Cosenza hosted the third edition of Crossings, an architectural design workshop...

The Architects Series - A documentary on: ARCHI-TECTONICS

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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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Steven Holl: Glassell School of Art in Houston

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Steven Holl: Glassell School of Art in Houston

In the design of the Glassell School of Art in Houston, Steven Holl took into account the other...

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...

FMG marble-effect porcelain floors in shopping centres

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FMG marble-effect porcelain floors in shopping centres

Shopping centre floors must be resistant, unalterable, and easy to clean and maintain, properties...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Shigeru Ban

Shigeru Ban

Born in Tokyo in 1957, Shigeru Ban (1957) attended Southern California Institute of Architecture and Cooper Union School of Architecture, graduating in 1984 while working for Arata Isozaki. In 1985 he opened his own practice in Tokyo and began an intense designing, teaching and scientific career. For five years he was an external faculty member at the Architecture Faculty of Yokohama National University, and for four years at the Architecture Faculty of Nihon University. He is a visiting professor at Columbia University and an Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (HFAIA) and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (HRAIC). He has taught at Kyoto University of Art and Design since 2011. In 1995 he founded the NGO Voluntary Architects' Network (VAN) and designed the Paper Log House in response to the earthquake in the city of Kobe and won the Architecture for Humanity Award (USA). The construction technique employed in the ....

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19-07-2018

Architektur Galerie Berlin SATELLIT Vita contemplativa exhibition

An interesting exhibition at Architektur Galerie Berlin SATELLIT compares projects by...

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18-07-2018

Foster + Partners Apple Cotai Central Macao

An oasis of peace and meditation immersed in the greenery of a bamboo forest is the image...

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17-07-2018

Atelier Zundel Cristea Hotel d'entreprises Binet Paris

The Paris studio of architects Grégoire Zündel and Irina Cristea desined a...

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