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MAD Architects Cuntan International Cruise Centre Chongqing

21-01-2022

MAD Architects Cuntan International Cruise Centre Chongqing

By 2027 Chongqing, China will have a new cruise centre featuring the futuristic Yangtze...

LIM Café in Suzhou Bay Sports Park, China, designed by Parallect Design

20-01-2022

LIM Café in Suzhou Bay Sports Park, China, designed by Parallect Design

In Suzhou, China, in an area popular with tourists near Taihu Lake, the Parallect Design...

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GRNDCNTRL, a theatrical nightclub in Shanghai

21-01-2022

GRNDCNTRL, a theatrical nightclub in Shanghai

Located in Shanghai's affluent Xintiandi district, the new GRNDCNTRL nightclub designed by the PIG DESIGN studio, led by architect Li Wenqiang, stands out from other Shanghai nightlife spots. Inspired by the metaphorical concept of a "theatre", the design elevates the hip-pop nightclub to the next level of evening entertainment.

Villa Timmerman by Andreas Lyckefors and Josefine Wikholm

20-01-2022

Villa Timmerman by Andreas Lyckefors and Josefine Wikholm

Villa Timmerman in Göteborg, Sweden is not just a semi-detached house but a manifesto of a married couple of architects, Andreas Lyckefors and Josefine Wikholm. The pair have designed a house that can easily be adapted in response to new requirements, made of prefabricated timber elements.

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The Architects Series - A documentary on: WilkinsonEyre

The Architects Series - A documentary on: WilkinsonEyre

ATTENTION: "The Architects Series – a documentary on WilkinsonEyre” will be delayed to the 27 January 2022..
The last episode of 2021 of The Architects Series will be presented in London on Thursday...

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Lecumberri Cidoncha Architects: Casa RE in Lérruz, Navarra, Spain

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Lecumberri Cidoncha Architects: Casa RE in Lérruz, Navarra, Spain

Lecumberri Cidoncha Architects designed Casa RE in Lérruz, a village in the Spanish region...

Kempe Thill’s prefabricated concrete and stone apartments

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Kempe Thill’s prefabricated concrete and stone apartments

Atelier Kempe Thill has created 38 apartments in a prefabricated concrete and limestone building...

Innovation, quality and sustainability: new sizes and colours for Ariostea’s Ultra Pietre collection

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Innovation, quality and sustainability: new sizes and colours for Ariostea’s Ultra Pietre collection

The catalogue of Ultra Ariostea materials for floor and wall coverings and custom-made furnishings...

DnA Design and Architecture: Museum of Poetry, Songyang

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DnA Design and Architecture: Museum of Poetry, Songyang

In Songyang, China, Beijing-based firm DnA_Design and Architecture has restored the tombstone of...

NU architectuuratelier’s concrete and timber reception building

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NU architectuuratelier’s concrete and timber reception building

The new multifunctional entrance to Meise botanical gardens, in Belgium, incorporates a number of...

DYS Design Your Slabs: the power of decoration for unique, customised spaces

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DYS Design Your Slabs: the power of decoration for unique, customised spaces

Following the most refined design trends and taking advantage of the innovations of high-tech...

From NZZ to JED, a redevelopment project by Evolution Design

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From NZZ to JED, a redevelopment project by Evolution Design

Swiss studio Evolution Design has brought new life to an abandoned printer’s shop in Schlieren....

FMD Architects’ CLT and aluminium home renovation project

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FMD Architects’ CLT and aluminium home renovation project

An Australian home has been renovated in contemporary style with a CLT frame and aluminium...

Atmospheres of harmony and beauty: Great Elite and Great One marble-effect ceramics

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Atmospheres of harmony and beauty: Great Elite and Great One marble-effect ceramics

The prestige of famous marbles and the attraction of the total white look: Porcelaingres’s Great...

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Paolo Soleri

Paolo Soleri

The long career of Paolo Soleri (1919-2013) spanned more than 60 years working in Italy and the United States in the fields of architecture, urban planning, sculpture and ceramics. A designer and theoretician, Soleri authored numerous monographs and essays. After graduating from Politecnico di Torino, the Polytechnic Institute in Turin, in 1946, Soleri moved to the US, where he worked in Taliesin West, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s studios. When he returned to Italy he opened Fabbrica di Ceramiche Solimene in Vietri sul Mare (Salerno) before going back to the US to settle in Paradise Valley, Arizona. When he opened his own practice, Soleri began an incessant career as a theoretician concerned with issues in ecology, community life, social ethics and global overcrowding. Issues of extraordinary relevance, which Soleri addressed with enthusiasm as early as the 1950s, when he set up Cosanti, a school and building site in which students from ....

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Farewell to architect Ricardo Bofill

Architect Ricardo Bofill died in Barcelona on January 14, 2022 at the age of 82. He was...

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18-01-2022

The winners of the AIA New York Design Awards 2022

AIA New York has announced the winners of the 2022 Design Awards. Divided into four...

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17-01-2022

Adjaye Associates designs new Library and Events Centre in Winter Park, Florida

On December 10 and 11, 2021, before local authorities and architect David Adjaye, the...

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