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CMC Architects has designed Kolby Wine Bar in Prague. All the wine made at the Kolby vineyards in Moravia can be bought here or enjoyed on the spot paired with some culinary delights. And it’s all on display in a compact area of only 59-square metres inside the Rutonka office complex.
The World Habitat Awards - organised in partnership with UN-Habitat - recognise innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes for the homeless and disadvantaged. For the first time, they will be presented as Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards this year. Altogether, there are nine winning projects and programmes.
Born in Brussels to French art enthusiast Jacques Léobold and Belgian artist Claude De Smedt, Julien De Smedt attended schools in Brussels, Paris and Los Angeles, before graduating from the Bartlett School of Architecture, London (source: We Can Change the Weather, Vubpress 2010). De Smedt worked firstly with OMA in Rotterdam, then in 2001 co-founded and became director of PLOT architectural practice in Copenhagen, alongside Bjarke Ingels. The PLOT design studio was operational for 5 years with a successful partnership between De Smedt and Ingels, prior to the two partners opening their current practice. PLOT’s mission lies in the etymology of its name (lit.): “a narration is a series of events, that are tied together in a “PLOT”. Each event contains insight, drama and beauty in itself, but without the PLOT risks failing (…)". The studio therefore aimed to create superior architectural work, ....
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