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UNStudio V on Shenton, Singapore

15-02-2019

UNStudio V on Shenton, Singapore

UNStudio has completed four projects in Singapore, starting with the Ardmore Residence in...

Alvisi Kirimoto interior design for offices in Chicago

14-02-2019

Alvisi Kirimoto interior design for offices in Chicago

On the 32nd floor of a Chicago skyscraper, architects Massimo Alvisi and Junko Kirimoto...

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A lookout tower with a limited environmental impact

15-02-2019

A lookout tower with a limited environmental impact

The architects from Huť architektury have designed a lookout tower in the Kraličák ski resort, Czech Republic...

Traditional artisanship and architectural restoration in Boshan, China

14-02-2019

Traditional artisanship and architectural restoration in Boshan, China

The Chinese architecture and design firm, Co-Direction Design, CCD China, has worked on the reconstruction of an old village near Boshan, China, a city famed for its ceramics decorated with coloured glazes...

The Architects Series - a documentary on: Weiss/Manfredi

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The Architects Series - a documentary on: Weiss/Manfredi

2019 begins with a new event in The Architects Series, the exhibition...

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ONSTAGE: INTERVIEW WITH ARCH. CHANG YONG TER

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Levitt Bernstein: Vaudeville Court social housing in London

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Levitt Bernstein: Vaudeville Court social housing in London

Levitt Bernstein won the London Borough of Islington’s competition for construction of a new...

Apartments covered with cedar wood in Gärdet-Stockholm for BIG’s 79&Park project

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Apartments covered with cedar wood in Gärdet-Stockholm for BIG’s 79&Park project

The mountain of wood and glass pixels BIG designed stands out against the panorama of the city of...

Creativity and harmony: Iris Ceramica’s Litt Wood wood-effect surfaces

Ceramic Innovation

Creativity and harmony: Iris Ceramica’s Litt Wood wood-effect surfaces

Iris Ceramica’s new collection of Litt Wood coverings proposes a palette of warm and cold colours...

Sketch: renovation of La Moderna in Panama

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Sketch: renovation of La Moderna in Panama

Sketch renovated the La Moderna house in Panama City, designed in modernist style in 1962....

Nieto Sobejano’s underground Joanneumsviertel museum

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Nieto Sobejano’s underground Joanneumsviertel museum

An underground building linking two historic monuments becomes a hub for both and a new square for...

Harmony and naturalness: Maxfine Walk On and Cluster cement-effect maxi-slabs

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Harmony and naturalness: Maxfine Walk On and Cluster cement-effect maxi-slabs

Cement-effect porcelain surfaces add a refined touch to today’s spaces with their neutral natural...

Feld72 Architekten: primary school in the educational ensemble in Terento

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Feld72 Architekten: primary school in the educational ensemble in Terento

After building the new kindergarten, Viennese studio Feld72 Architekten has completed the...

WOHA’s Iluma building has a multimedia façade and crystal-shaped fixtures

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WOHA’s Iluma building has a multimedia façade and crystal-shaped fixtures

WOHA architects’ Iluma Building will have an interactive multimedia façade, making it an...

SapienStone kitchen countertops: the benefits of the best porcelain countertops

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SapienStone kitchen countertops: the benefits of the best porcelain countertops

SapienStone kitchen countertops offer numerous benefits: resistance to stains, temperature...

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Francine Houben, Mecanoo

Francine Houben, Mecanoo

Composition, contrast and complexity are the three keys to the architectural vision of Mecanoo founder and director Francine Houben, as stated in the title of the studio’s exhibition at the Architecture Biennial in San Paolo, Brazil. The name Mecanoo comes from the Meccano toy building set, invented in England in the late nineteenth century. The studio was established in 1984 in Rotterdam and has risen to fame for its innovative residential and public buildings, particularly museums and theatres. The team of about 120 professionals of different nationalities and backgrounds is currently led by Francine Houben, Aart Fransen, Peter Haasbroek, Francesco Veenstra, Ellen van der Wal, Paul Ketelaars and Dick van Gameren. Know-how in fields such as sustainability, mobility, education and engineering allow ....

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13-02-2019

Christoph Hesse Architects: Villa F, an off-the-grid house

Energy efficiency and environmental protection are the keys to a farmer’s house...

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12-02-2019

WEISS/MANFREDI at SpazioFMGperl'Architettura for The Architects Series

SpazioFMGperl'Architettura, the Iris Ceramica Group’s exhibition gallery, presents...

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11-02-2019

Snøhetta’s “Crystal Atelier” Swarovski Manufaktur completed

Snøhetta recently completed a new project for the well-know crystal brand...

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