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Villa on Lake Bled - Ofis Arhitekti. Bled, 2004

" On the shores of Lake Bled, in Slovenia, is an extraordinarily elegant villa which blends subtly into the Alpine landscape and disappears in it. "

Italo Rota. Foro Italico. Palermo, Italy. 2005

" Italo Rota has given Palermo back the sea. Since the second world war the city seemed to have forgotten its waterfront promenade, occupied first by the ruins of bombed-out buildings and then by a funfair. The redevelopment of the Foro Italico area was funded with money provided by the nation for the UN conference on international crime held in Palermo in 2000. "

Montevideo Tower. Rotterdam. Mecanoo. 2005

" Steel and cement, rising vertically with shapes jutting out toward the sea: the tower built to Mecanoo¿s design in the Rotterdam port area fits easily into the urban landscape with its variety of forms and materials. "

Reversible destiny lofts. Tokyo. Shusaku Arakawa and Madeline Gins. 2005

" This nine-unit apartment building constructed in Mitaka, outside Tokyo, was designed by Japanese architects and artists Shusaku Arakawa and Madeline Gins on the basis of criteria that it would be an understatement to call "original". "

Eric Owen Moss. What Wall? Culver City. California. 1998

" Like much of Eric Owen Moss' work, "What wall?" is the result of a project carried out in the former industrial district of Culver City. "

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