housing

Bernard Khoury and the enigmatic NBK residence (2) in Beirut

" Bernard Khoury designed the NBK residence (2) in Beirut, a penthouse on three levels that seems to be a separate body from the tower on which it rests, for himself and his family. In the NBK residence (2), a sort of alien home, Bernard Khoury makes contradictory choices representing the changing moods of Beirut.
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buildings and public places

be baumschlager eberle and the Maison du Savoir in Belval

" be baumschlager eberle’s Maison du Savoir stands on the site of the former Belval steel mill, a pre-compressed concrete structure with a double shell of steel controlling solar radiation in the building.
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Infrastructure

Dorte Mandrup and the SH2-Sundbyoster Hall 2 complex in Copenhagen

" After the interesting ideas expressed in the Råå Day Care Centre, Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter has designed a multipurpose building in Copenhagen's Sundbyoster district. Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter's SH2-Sundbyoster Hall 2 incorporates a sports centre, 12 apartments and a big supermarket.
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learning

Kengo Kuma designs Towada City Plaza community centre

" After winning a competition organised by the municipality of Towada, Kengo Kuma built Towada City Plaza with the intention of attracting interest and attention back to the centre of the Japanese city. Kengo Kuma’s Towada City Plaza project is already famous for its wooden playground inspired by the hilly landscape. "

commerce

free time

interior design

Ventilated Facades

Raised floors