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Iosa Ghini Associati interior design of the Brickell Flatiron in Miami

25-11-2020

Iosa Ghini Associati interior design of the Brickell Flatiron in Miami

Miami’s tallest residential skyscraper, the Brickell Flatiron, has an Italian heart:...

Patrik Schumacher for The Architects Series - A documentary on: Zaha Hadid Architects

24-11-2020

Patrik Schumacher for The Architects Series - A documentary on: Zaha Hadid Architects

Architect Patrik Schumacher will hold a lecture via live streaming on 26 November 2020 on...

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A pair of cabins in the hills of Eastern Washington

25-11-2020

A pair of cabins in the hills of Eastern Washington

The two cabins, designed by Board & Vellum with interiors by Kathleen Glossa from Swivel Interiors are place-specific and detailed in salvaged wood from an old barn in the hills of Eastern Washington. The two cosy structures blend in with the region’s vernacular architecture and in harmony with the landscape.

Goldkammer Frankfurt, telling the story of gold

24-11-2020

Goldkammer Frankfurt, telling the story of gold

The Goldkammer, Frankfurt’s chamber of gold, is one of the most modern museums in Europe. The underground system of treasure chambers designed by Frankfurt-based architecture firm AS+P Albert Speer + Partner and the exhibition designers at merz merz Architekten from Berlin showcases more than 500 objects in a spectacular environment.

The Architects Series - A documentary on: Zaha Hadid Architects

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The Architects Series - A documentary on: Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects is the architecture firm featured in the 15th edition of The...

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Steven Holl: Winter Visual Arts Building in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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Steven Holl: Winter Visual Arts Building in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Steven Holl uses translucent glass, steel and concrete to create an architecture that serves as a...

MVRDV’s Depot of concrete with a mirror façade

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MVRDV’s Depot of concrete with a mirror façade

A storage depot for art which is also a museum, made entirely of concrete and covered with mirror...

The trendiest colours for high-tech ceramic surfaces in 2021

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The trendiest colours for high-tech ceramic surfaces in 2021

Cutting across numerous contemporary styles, the colours of high-tech ceramic floors, wall...

OPEN Architecture: Pingshan Performing Arts Center

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OPEN Architecture: Pingshan Performing Arts Center

Located to the northeast of Shenzhen, Pingshan formed a new district measuring 168 square...

Henning Larsen’s concrete and timber town hall on a bridge over a river

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Henning Larsen’s concrete and timber town hall on a bridge over a river

Il municipio di Eysturkommuna è un edificio a ponte con una struttura in cemento, un...

Design trends for 2021: the innovative Diesel Living with Iris Ceramica homestyle

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Design trends for 2021: the innovative Diesel Living with Iris Ceramica homestyle

Interior design in 2021 will be oriented toward a very personalised contemporary style centring...

Raúl Sánchez: The Magic Box Apartment in Barcelona

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Raúl Sánchez: The Magic Box Apartment in Barcelona

Raúl Sánchez renovated a ground-floor apartment in a building in the centre of...

An aerospace façade for Studio Gang’s MIRA Tower

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An aerospace façade for Studio Gang’s MIRA Tower

Studio Gang’s MIRA Tower in San Francisco is a 425-foot architectural spiral with a façade...

Seventyonepercent: the bathroom of authentic, distinctive design

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Seventyonepercent: the bathroom of authentic, distinctive design

The Iris Ceramica Group’s Seventyonepercent brand, launched with a collection designed by...

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Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava

Spanish-born, naturalized Swiss, architect and engineer Santiago Calatrava (1951) attended Valencia School of Art and graduated from the Polytechnic University, Valencia, in 1974. Subsequently he also graduated in Civil Engineering from the Federal Polytechnic School in Zürich. His engineering thesis entitled "Foldability of Space Frames”, focused on the compression of geometric models in space and marked a significant starting point in his career. He opened his own architecture and engineering practice in Zürich in 1981, followed by offices in Paris (1989) and Valencia (1991). While acknowledging the linearity of exact sciences and engineering, Calatrava continued to develop his skills in the arts, particularly sculpture, painting and ceramics. A variety of disciplines that help him in breaking down and defining space in architecture. Beginning with this vocational training, his body of work is noted for its ....

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23-11-2020

DROO Architecture revisits the classic London bow window with VI Castle Lane

In the heart of London, between Buckingham Palace and Westminster, British firm DROO...

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20-11-2020

Tadao Ando designs He Art Museum HEM in the Shunde District in Guangdong, China

On October 1, the new museum designed by Tadao Ando in the Shunde District in Guangdong...

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19-11-2020

Zero Energy Design Lab Boys’ Hostel Block at St. Andrews Institute of Technology and Management

Boys’ Hostel Block at St. Andrews Institute of Technology and Management in Gurugram,...

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