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House for trees by Vo Trong Nghia Architects in Ho Chi Minh City

" The innovative young studio Vo Trong Nghia Architects has built a House for trees on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam. Particularly aware of the importance of building sustainable constructions, Vo Trong Nghia attempts to enrich an area where intense urbanisation has left no room for greenery with his House for Trees. "

Interview with Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen (Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Chile)

" At the Venice Biennale 2014 International Architecture Exhibition, we met Chilean architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen (Pezo von Ellrichshausen) who describe the relationship that links architecture to the landscape, talk about their method of representing a project and about the influence that Chilean modernism has had on contemporary architecture. "

Souto de Moura designs the Ponte de Lima 3 house in Portugal

" Eduardo Souto de Moura, winner of the 2011 Pritzker Prize, is one of Portugal’s most prominent architects. His recent plan for house in Ponte de Lima 3, an house in northern Portugal, ideally represents his poetics of form while at the same time expressing a sense of sustainability based on knowledge of and respect for the history of the place. "

Romàn Cordero's cliff dwellings win a prize at Next Landmark 2014

" Romàn Cordero and Izbeth Katia Mendoza Fragoso’s study of cliff dwellings won a prize on the Next Landmark 2014 international architecture contest. Cliff dwellings, the winner in the research category, is a model of a self-sufficient symbiotic structure permitting use of the planet’s vertical surfaces as a human habitat. "

Ellevuelle architetti’s Casa Esse wins the 2014 Next Landmark contest

" The winner of the third Next Landmark international architecture contest organised by Floornature is Ellevuelle architetti of Italy, for Casa Esse, a new construction in the countryside near Forlì. Ellevuelle architetti drew their inspiration for the building’s linear layout from the artificial landmarks in the area. "

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