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Moussafir Architectes & Nicolas Hugoo Architecture Mixed-use buildings in Paris

05-08-2021

Moussafir Architectes & Nicolas Hugoo Architecture Mixed-use buildings in Paris

Block G, a recently completed mixed-use building designed by the Paris studios of...

Tchoban Voss Architekten Embassy living alongside Köllnischer Park, Berlin

04-08-2021

Tchoban Voss Architekten Embassy living alongside Köllnischer Park, Berlin

In Berlin’s vibrant, central Mitte district, Tchoban Voss Architekten designed a...

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Moxon Architects’ Esperance Bridge in King’s Cross, London

05-08-2021

Moxon Architects’ Esperance Bridge in King’s Cross, London

Commissioned by King's Cross and designed by Moxon Architects and Arup, the new Esperance Bridge, named by the children of a nearby school, is inspired by the area’s industrial past. The new infrastructure crosses Regent's Canal to link Pancras Square with the area’s shopping district, Coal Drops Yard and Granary Square, a classic symbol of London.

UAD designs new Museum and Library in Jiashan, China

04-08-2021

UAD designs new Museum and Library in Jiashan, China

UAD – The Architectural Design & Research Institute of Zheijiang University Co., Ltd. – has recently completed a new cultural complex in Jiashan, China. The city is an eco-friendly and green development demonstration area in the Yangtze River Delta, thus playing the important role of a laboratory for implementing new architectural and social solutions.

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The Architects Series - A documentary on: AMDL CIRCLE

The Architects Series - A documentary on: AMDL CIRCLE

On 8 July, the new appointment with The Architects Series, dedicated to major contemporary architecture firms, will be hosting ADML CIRCLE, the firm founded by Michele De Lucchi, with the video screening and lecture “Inspiring...

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Michael Green Architecture for Oregon State University College of Forestry

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Michael Green Architecture for Oregon State University College of Forestry

American architect Michael Green designed two new buildings for the Oregon State University’s...

Barozzi Veiga’s glass and aluminium philharmonic hall

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Barozzi Veiga’s glass and aluminium philharmonic hall

The Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin, Poland is a building that puts a contemporary twist on...

Marmi Maximum: beauty and flexibility for unique customised design

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Marmi Maximum: beauty and flexibility for unique customised design

The technical and aesthetic performance of Fiandre Architectural Surfaces’s Marmi Maximum slabs...

Vector Architects: Shenzhen Pingshan Art Museum

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Vector Architects: Shenzhen Pingshan Art Museum

Vector Architects is leader of the consortium of firms and companies that has won the international...

Innauer Matt Architekten’s concrete and wood house

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Innauer Matt Architekten’s concrete and wood house

A concrete house covered with rounded larch shingles putting a contemporary twist on the...

Harmony and balance between different materials: Iris Ceramica’s Whole collection

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Harmony and balance between different materials: Iris Ceramica’s Whole collection

Juxtaposing different materials is a key to creating fascinating, personalised spaces in the home....

Abin Design Studio: Gallery House in Bansberia, West Bengal, India

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Abin Design Studio: Gallery House in Bansberia, West Bengal, India

Indian architect Abin Chaudhuri convinced his client to open a community centre in place of a...

High energy efficiency in COOP HIMMELB(L)AU’s Mocape

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High energy efficiency in COOP HIMMELB(L)AU’s Mocape

COOP HIMMELB(L)AU has built a twin ecological museum in Shenzhen to high standards of energy...

Granitech ventilated walls: the benefits of thermal equilibrium

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Granitech ventilated walls: the benefits of thermal equilibrium

Granitech ventilated walls, in combination with the Iris Ceramica Group’s porcelain...

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Frank Owen Gehry

Frank Owen Gehry

Born in Toronto in 1929, Frank Owen Gehry moved to Los Angeles in 1947, where he first studied art and then devoted himself to architecture, earning his degree in 1954. In the early years he worked for Victor Gruen Associates and then studied urban planning at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Gehry’s work is situated in the postmodernist current and in Deconstructivism, of which he is unanimously recognized as one of the leading exponents. In his buildings, the typical decomposition and the “seemingly illogical” reassembly nonetheless introduce a constant “dialogue between the forms of the past and those of the present”, revealing “an approach to form and materials that is inspired by painting and sculpture” (Lum). The many distinctive features of Gehry’s style include formal lightness, oblique lines, and the use of materials that are often uncommon. Following his first ....

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03-08-2021

MAP Studio designs MPavilion 2021, a temporary pavilion in Melbourne

Architects Francesco Magnani and Traudy Pelzel from the MAP Studio recently unveiled the...

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02-08-2021

Philipp von Matt Architects between architecture and art O12 – Artist House in Berlin

Philipp von Matt Architects designed an artist’s home and studio completed recently in...

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30-07-2021

Gilda Meirelles Arquitetura designs MG House, a contemporary house in a rural setting

In Bragança Paulista, in the state of São Paulo, in Brazil, the Gilda...

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