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Bruno Gaudin Architectes Library La Contemporaine campus of the Université Paris Nanterre

15-10-2021

Bruno Gaudin Architectes Library La Contemporaine campus of the Université Paris Nanterre

On the campus of the Université Paris Nanterre, the new building of the...

Atelier Pierre Thibault designs contemporary house on Brome Lake

14-10-2021

Atelier Pierre Thibault designs contemporary house on Brome Lake

The relationship with the surrounding landscape, the vivid colours and the enchanting...

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SET Architects, how to rethink a small flexible home

15-10-2021

SET Architects, how to rethink a small flexible home

The Italian SET Architects studio has completed the renovation of a small apartment for a graphic designer in the heart of Rome’s Testaccio district. A carefully conceived project, on minimal but flexible spaces, which enhances the pre-existing elements with a new formal vocabulary.

MFLA Landscape Design Studio and the most sustainable winery in the USA

14-10-2021

MFLA Landscape Design Studio and the most sustainable winery in the USA

The designers from the Munden Fry Landscape Associates - MFLA studio have created, in collaboration with Piechota Architecture, the only "zero net water and energy" winery in the USA with the Alexander Valley Silver Oak Winery in California. The Silver Oak Winery has obtained both the LEED Platinum and Living Building Challenge certifications.

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The Architects Series – A documentary on: Powerhouse Company

The Architects Series – A documentary on: Powerhouse Company

The latest event in The Architects Series, scheduled for Thursday, September 16, will host the Powerhouse Company international architecture firm and include the projection of a video and a lecture entitled “Level Up Architecture” given...

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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...

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 Integrated Day Centre in Nembro is the work of Remo Capitanio

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The new Integrated Day Centre in Nembro is the work of Remo Capitanio

Architect Remo Capitanio, in collaboration with Joi Donati and Alice Bottelli, has headed up the...

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...

Minohshinmachi House, economical beauty designed by Yasuyuki Kitamura

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Minohshinmachi House, economical beauty designed by Yasuyuki Kitamura

Japanese architectural firm Yasuyuki Kitamura Architects has designed a small independent home...

A tower in Fuzhou made of concrete, glass and marble designed by INUCE

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A tower in Fuzhou made of concrete, glass and marble designed by INUCE

In Fuzhou, a 22-storey tower, designed by the INUCE studio and built in concrete, glass and marble,...

Pietra di Bilbao: timeless beauty for walls and floors

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Pietra di Bilbao: timeless beauty for walls and floors

The new Iris Ceramica collection reinterprets the aesthetics of natural stones characterised by a...

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Alejandro Aravena - ELEMENTAL

Alejandro Aravena - ELEMENTAL

Among the emerging figures in the world of contemporary architecture is Alejandro Aravena (1967). Born in Santiago de Chile, he graduated from Pontificia Cilena University in 1992 and continued his studies in Italy at IUAV (University of Architecture, Venice). Following the opening of his own design studio in 1994, in 2001 he founded ELEMENTAL S.A. in Santiago, where he has been Executive Director since 2006. With ELEMENTAL (which also comprises architects Gonzalo Arteaga, Juan Cerda, Victor Oddó, Diego Torres), Aravena began to focus his attention on building and infrastructure projects of public interest and significant social impact, not only in Chile but also in the USA, Mexico, China and Switzerland. ELEMENTAL design studio “promotes the improvement of social conditions, operating in the sectors of infrastructure, public space and housing through the creation of experimental works for the marginalized in Chile and Mexico” ....

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The Iris Ceramica Group at Cersaie with &ldquoLuce” and Hypertouch

Iris Ceramica Group turns 60 and celebrates this big milestone at Cersaie 2021 with some...

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11-10-2021

Snøhetta designs Duett Düsseldorf, a new cultural hub for Düsseldorf

Duett Düsseldorf, the project for the city of Düsseldorf's new cultural hub...

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