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Town House by Grafton Architects wins the RIBA Stirling Prize

22-10-2021

Town House by Grafton Architects wins the RIBA Stirling Prize

The Town House project for Kingston University London by Grafton Architects, led by...

Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2021

21-10-2021

Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2021

The third edition of the Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2021 entitled...

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Building Natural Connections: Unlocking social value

22-10-2021

Building Natural Connections: Unlocking social value

The last appointment of the Building Natural Connections webinar series, organised by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership - University of Cambridge and the Future Spaces Foundation in the run-up to COP26, the "UN Climate Change Conference", was titled "Unlocking Social Value". As the exclusive media partner of the event, Floornature presents a brief summary of the event.

Activating the rural space by LIN Architecture

21-10-2021

Activating the rural space by LIN Architecture

LIN Architecture is a pioneering design and research institute in Asia, dedicated to spatial research, design and education. The team carried out an experimental project on the reactivation of the rural space in Chongming, a very important topic, not only in China.

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The Architects Series - A documentary on: Barkow Leibinger

The Architects Series - A documentary on: Barkow Leibinger

The star of the new appointment with The Architects Series on Thursday 28 October will be the Berlin-based firm Barkow Leibinger, with the video screening and lecture “Revolutions of Choice” held by Frank Barkow. The webinar will be...

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BLAF Architecten: home for a family in Malines, Flanders

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BLAF Architecten: home for a family in Malines, Flanders

BLAF Architecten returns to a more traditional construction method, combining different materials...

Christ & Gantenbein's Lindt Home of Chocolate in glazed brick and reinforced concrete

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Christ & Gantenbein's Lindt Home of Chocolate in glazed brick and reinforced concrete

In Switzerland, Lindt Home of Chocolate designed by the Christ & Gantenbein architecture firm is a...

Il Veneziano: new kitchen surfaces from Sapienstone

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Il Veneziano: new kitchen surfaces from Sapienstone

Ancient yet undeniably modern, terrazzo is given a new lease of life in a new collection of...

John McAslan: Lancaster University’s Health Innovation Campus

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John McAslan: Lancaster University’s Health Innovation Campus

John McAslan + Partners designs the Innovation Hub within the Health Innovation Campus at Lancaster...

NU Architectuur designs house in wood, lime hemp and straw

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NU Architectuur designs house in wood, lime hemp and straw

In Belgium’s countryside, a pentagonal wooden house combines classic and innovative building...

New Ultra Ariostea marbles for rooms with a personal, sophisticated style

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New Ultra Ariostea marbles for rooms with a personal, sophisticated style

The versatility of high-tech ceramic and the large size of Ultra Ariostea slabs make it possible to...

The new façade of the Grand Théâtre de Québec, designed by the Lemay and Atelier 21 studios

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The new façade of the Grand Théâtre de Québec, designed by the Lemay and Atelier 21 studios

The Canadian-based Lemay and Atelier 21 architectural firms recently inaugurated the new...

Rammed earth dwellings in Australia by Luigi Rosselli

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Rammed earth dwellings in Australia by Luigi Rosselli

The new project designed by Australian architect Luigi Rosselli is a village of 12 dwellings built...

The charm and beauty of large-size ceramics: the new Iris Ceramica Group marbles

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The charm and beauty of large-size ceramics: the new Iris Ceramica Group marbles

The new collections of marbles offered by the Iris Ceramica Group for floors, walls and...

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Dominique Perrault

Dominique Perrault

French architect and urban planner Dominique Perrault (1953) opened his professional studio in Paris in 1981. His first appointments included construction of a school of engineering and an industrial building in Paris (completed between 1987 and 1990) testifying to the cultural and technical modernisation of France at that time.  These are two elements that recur frequently throughout the architect’s production, often underlining “the alliance between the French monument-object and advanced technology” (Garcias).  His home designs, on the other hand, approach American minimalism with “complex cladding over simple volumes”. In 1989 he won the competition to build the National Library in Paris, constructed in 1994 with a number of changes over the original design.  The Bibliothèque earned Perrault international renown, and in 1997 it won him the Mies van der Rohe ....

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