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Gilda Meirelles Arquitetura EQ House natural materials for a house surrounded by nature

08-03-2021

Gilda Meirelles Arquitetura EQ House natural materials for a house surrounded by nature

The new residential project by Gilda Meirelles Arquitetura is a home surrounded by...

KAAN Architecten project for the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

05-03-2021

KAAN Architecten project for the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

After winning the Flemish government’s international contest in 2003, architectural...

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Pegasus Trail by 100architects: an urban attractor in Chongqing

08-03-2021

Pegasus Trail by 100architects: an urban attractor in Chongqing

Pegasus Trail, a project by Shanghai firm 100architects located in the city of Chongqing, offers a new type of public space that they have dubbed an "urban toy". This is an urban playground for the use of the city and all its citizens, regardless of age, which aims to foster new interactions in the Chinese megalopolis.

The playable city, projects by The Urban Conga

05-03-2021

The playable city, projects by The Urban Conga

The Urban Conga, a multidisciplinary international design studio based in Brooklyn, has won several awards for its work exploring the concept of the "playable city ": an ecosystem of “playable” opportunities interwoven with the existing urban infrastructure which interrupt and enrich our daily routines.

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The Architects Series - A documentary on: Zaha Hadid Architects

The Architects Series - A documentary on: Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects is the architecture firm featured in the 15th edition of The Architects Series with the lecture “Cyber Space and the Autopoiesis of Architecture” to be held by Zaha Hadid’s successor and the firm’s...

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UAD presents the international campus of Zhejiang University in China

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UAD presents the international campus of Zhejiang University in China

UAD is an architecture firm founded within Zhejiang University itself in 1953. It has over 1400...

Peter Pichler’s concrete and timber Oberholz mountain hut

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Peter Pichler’s concrete and timber Oberholz mountain hut

The Oberholz mountain hut, made of concrete and timber, is set in the rock with views over the...

All the simplicity of stone and the beauty of marble in Royal Stone from Porcelaingres

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All the simplicity of stone and the beauty of marble in Royal Stone from Porcelaingres

Refined and delicate, yet solemn and essential: that’s the Royal Stone collection of...

Westbeat designed by Studioninedots: combining private residences with public space in Amsterdam

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Westbeat designed by Studioninedots: combining private residences with public space in Amsterdam

The Dutch architects of Studioninedots have completed construction of Westbeat, a sculptural...

Curved steel façade for BIG’s The Smile building

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Curved steel façade for BIG’s The Smile building

BIG has constructed a building on 126th Street in Harlem, New York, with a façade made of...

Unique and innovative: Made in Italy by Diesel Living with Iris Ceramica

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Unique and innovative: Made in Italy by Diesel Living with Iris Ceramica

The phrase “Made in Italy” brings to mind excellence and craftsmanship, as well as innovation...

AIA+Barceló-Balanzó+GGG: Camp del Ferro Sports Centre, Barcelona

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AIA+Barceló-Balanzó+GGG: Camp del Ferro Sports Centre, Barcelona

The temporary team consisting of AIA, Barceló-Balanzó Arquitectes and Gustau Gili...

Studioninedots’ brick and concrete Westbeat

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Studioninedots’ brick and concrete Westbeat

Westbeat is a building arranged around a courtyard containing apartments, offices and a new kind of...

FMG Select: archetypes of beauty in marble-effect surfaces

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FMG Select: archetypes of beauty in marble-effect surfaces

FMG Fabbrica Marmi e Graniti’s Select collection underlines the natural beauty of the...

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Mario Botta

Mario Botta

Born in Mendrisio in 1943, Mario Botta attended the Liceo Artistico (High School) in Milan and graduated in architecture from IUAV, Venice in 1969. During his time in Venice, Botta met Luis Kahn and worked at Le Corbusier. Strongly influenced by two great masters, his design style evolved into pure, geometric and imposing forms. Brick is a key material in his body of work, used as cladding to accentuate the severity of his designs. All his work has a spiritual connotation, through which he demonstrates the importance of architecture as a means of expression of human memory. In 1969 he opened his own architectural practice in Mendrisio, beginning a career that would lead to him creating significant, exemplary work, including several religious buildings. The 1970s saw the beginning of his teaching career and research work, with conferences, seminars and courses in Italy and overseas. He is a visiting lecturer at the Ecole Polytechnique ....

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