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Architecture for childhood: BIG designs the first WeGrow school

21-11-2018

Architecture for childhood: BIG designs the first WeGrow school

BIG and WeWork designed the first WeGrow school in New York City, in which architecture...

KAAN Architecten Siesegem Crematorium in Aalst, Belgium

20-11-2018

KAAN Architecten Siesegem Crematorium in Aalst, Belgium

KAAN Architecten’s Siesegem crematorium, recently completed in Belgium, is a building...

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Highlights of the 16th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Giardini and Forte Marghera

21-11-2018

Highlights of the 16th Architecture Biennale in Venice, Giardini and Forte Marghera

We conclude our reports from the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, FREESPACE with a look at the Giardini, focusing in particular on two proposals from Scandinavia, the Finland pavilion and the work by Rintala Eggertson Architects at Forte Marghera...

Architecture Research Office (ARO) New York State Firm of the Year AIA 2018

20-11-2018

Architecture Research Office (ARO) New York State Firm of the Year AIA 2018

Architecture Research Office (ARO) has been operating in New York since 1993, distinguished by its relentless pursuit of architectural intellect and design research and the New York State chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) just announced that it was the winner of the 2018 New York State Firm of the Year award...

The Architects Series - A Documentary on: Ennead

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The Architects Series - A Documentary on: Ennead

At SpazioFMG per l’Architettura, the Milanese gallery and showroom operated by the...

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Takao Shiotsuka Atelier: Public library in Taketa, Japan

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Takao Shiotsuka Atelier: Public library in Taketa, Japan

Takao Shiotsuka responds to the city of Taketa’s need for a new public library with a project...

The CRC façade of C.F. Moller & MOE’s SDU Technical Faculty

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The CRC façade of C.F. Moller & MOE’s SDU Technical Faculty

A new glass and CRC (Compact Reinforced Composite) façade improves the energy performance of...

Wood-effect kitchen countertops: SapienStone’s new Rovere collection

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Wood-effect kitchen countertops: SapienStone’s new Rovere collection

All the warmth of wood and the strength of top-quality porcelain in a single...

Digit & Associati: Identità Golose, new event space in Milan

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Digit & Associati: Identità Golose, new event space in Milan

The former Fondazione Feltrinelli building in central Milan now contains a new event space with a...

Belzberg Architects’ new slumped glass façade for the Gores Group HQ in California

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Belzberg Architects’ new slumped glass façade for the Gores Group HQ in California

Renovation of a late twentieth-century building, giving it new life with slumped glass panels and a...

New FMG collections: Venice Villa brings back all the charm of Venetian terrazzo floors

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New FMG collections: Venice Villa brings back all the charm of Venetian terrazzo floors

Eclectic, personal and highly expressive: FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti’s Venice Villa ceramic...

Saitowitz/Natoma: Hillel House at Drexel University, Philadelphia

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Saitowitz/Natoma: Hillel House at Drexel University, Philadelphia

At Hillel House at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Stanley Saitowitz addresses the theme of...

The closed double helix of Bjarke Ingels’s EXPO 2010 pavilion

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The closed double helix of Bjarke Ingels’s EXPO 2010 pavilion

The closed double helix in welded sheet steel of Bjarke Ingels’s Norwegian pavilion for EXPO 2010...

Ground and Downtown: new IRIS collections for contemporary spaces

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Ground and Downtown: new IRIS collections for contemporary spaces

IRIS Ceramica was inspired by cement to create the Ground and Downtown porcelain tile collections,...

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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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PARK Associati redesigns the Engie Headquarters building in the Bicocca district

PARK Associati planned the renovation of a building constructed in the early '80s in...

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16-11-2018

Ken Schluchtmann: Architecture and landscape in Norway exhibition

In a site-specific exhibition installed throughout the Felleshus of the Nordic Embassies...

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15-11-2018

In search of the most beautiful architecture of Tuscany

The second Premio Architettura Toscana, the prize for Tuscan architecture presented by...

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