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Farewell to architect and urban planner Michael Sorkin

03-04-2020

Farewell to architect and urban planner Michael Sorkin

Architect, urbanist and prolific writer Michael Sorkin passed away on 26 March due to...

Pasel Künzel Architects designs K41 Black Diamond for living in a cube in Utrecht

02-04-2020

Pasel Künzel Architects designs K41 Black Diamond for living in a cube in Utrecht

A cube measuring 9 metres a side forms the perfect volume in a new home designed by...

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Jané Winestore by External Reference with Chu Uroz

03-04-2020

Jané Winestore by External Reference with Chu Uroz

A venue that’s all about wine and other alcoholic beverages: Jané Winestore in Tarragona, Spain is the project by architect Carmelo Zappulla from External Reference with designer Chu Uroz for Jané Grup, a leading Spanish wine, liquor and fine food organisation. A dynamic project with pop overtones.

Nature and art, a project by Heliotrope Architects

02-04-2020

Nature and art, a project by Heliotrope Architects

Heliotrope Architects has completed a new home-retreat for an art collector and gallery owner on Orcas Island, the largest of the San Juan Islands in Washington State. The building acts as a stylish frame for the stunning nature, the real artwork in this wild setting.

The Architects Series - A documentary on: GCA Architects

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The Architects Series - A documentary on: GCA Architects

SpazioFMG per l’Architettura continues the series dedicated to the most innovative...

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Housing in Ivry by Tectône Architectes

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Housing in Ivry by Tectône Architectes

After a period of five years between the initial plans and the end of construction, Tectône...

MAD’s Wood Sculpture Museum is made of glossy steel

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MAD’s Wood Sculpture Museum is made of glossy steel

The Wood Sculpture Museum in Harbin, China is a building clad in glossy...

The harmony of marble and stone: Royal Stone floors and walls

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The harmony of marble and stone: Royal Stone floors and walls

Among the world’s best-loved materials for covering floors and walls, marble and stone express...

Barozzi/Veiga: Tanzhaus cultural centre and school of dance, Zurich

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Barozzi/Veiga: Tanzhaus cultural centre and school of dance, Zurich

Barozzi/Veiga closed the year 2019 with another important project after winning an international...

Fixed aluminium sunbreak for Behnisch Architekten’s AGORA

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Fixed aluminium sunbreak for Behnisch Architekten’s AGORA

The expansion on the cancer research centre in Lausanne has a façade with a pyramid-shaped...

Hygienic, practical, safe surfaces: SapienStone kitchen countertops

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Hygienic, practical, safe surfaces: SapienStone kitchen countertops

SapienStone kitchen countertops combine traditional Italian craftsmanship with the superior...

Arbol: House in Akashi, Japan

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Arbol: House in Akashi, Japan

In the urbanised setting of Akashi, on the coast of the Japanese island of Honshu, the house...

Renovated timber, brick and laminated bamboo home in Beijing

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Renovated timber, brick and laminated bamboo home in Beijing

A Siheyuan is a traditional Chinese home renovated by restoring the existing parts using local...

FMG Blast: volcanic rock for indoor and outdoor spaces

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FMG Blast: volcanic rock for indoor and outdoor spaces

High-tech ceramic always represents an optimal response to the needs of various residential,...

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Diller, Scofidio + Renfro

Diller, Scofidio + Renfro

The Diller Scofidio + Renfro design studio based in New York was founded in 1981 by architects Elizabeth Diller (Lódz, 1954) and Ricardo Scofidio (New York, 1935), the husband and wife team who have worked together professionally since 1979. Charles Renfro (Baytown, 1964) has been with the company since 1997, becoming a partner in 2004. Benjamin Gilmartin became the Practice’s fourth partner in 2015. Recognized as one of the most influential and internationally renowned practices on the New York scene since the 2000s, previously the Diller-Scofidio design studio was not specifically involved in traditional architecture but rather artistic projects with a modernist style which included art installations, sculptures, theater sets and other works of art and design. Notable, often small scale, projects include a 24-hour installation featuring 2,500 traffic cones in Columbus Circle, New York City aimed at drawing attention to traffic patterns ....

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Italian firm Vudafieri-Saverino Partners recently completed two important projects. In...

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31-03-2020

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The Rockwell Group designed Moxy East Village Hotel for the Marriott International Group,...

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30-03-2020

Architecture joins the battle against the Covid-19 virus

An international team of architects, engineers, doctors, military experts and NGOs has...

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