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Sanjay Puri, sustainable offices on the traditional home model

24-05-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Sanjay Puri, sustainable offices on the traditional home model

The Indian architecture firm Sanjay Puri has created a new office building in Raipur, India, based on the traditional Indian courtyard house. Using this model has resulted in a contemporary-looking architecture with a sustainable core.

Ahad Haam Tower in Haifa, a vertical district

23-05-2022 - News

Ahad Haam Tower in Haifa, a vertical district

The Ahad Haam Tower is a modern 24-floor skyscraper in Haifa, lsrael’s third largest city. The design is the result of a partnership between Bar Orian Architects and Haifa-based firm Schwartz Besnosoff Architects inspired by the principles of the “Garden City” underpinning the neighbourhood itself, while incorporating a pre-existing building

Tropical Space and the Cuckoo House

20-05-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Tropical Space and the Cuckoo House

The Vietnamese architectural firm Tropical Space has designed The Cuckoo House in Da Nang, in Vietnam. A combination of a café on the ground floor and a family home on the upper floors, all created using natural materials, for a lively yet serene atmosphere.

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Playful and sustainable, Patch City by ROOI Design and Research

19-05-2022 - News

Playful and sustainable, Patch City by ROOI Design and Research

The Chinese ROOI Design and Research studio has designed recyclable multifunctional modules to create temporary settings. Between the Patch-City Pavilion and the Patch-City Café, these modules, conceived as "toy building blocks", allow for a free and flexible combination and can be recycled into furniture after use for the installation.

Via Latina Apartment by SET Architects

18-05-2022 - News

Via Latina Apartment by SET Architects

SET Architects has designed the renovation of an apartment in Rome, along Via Latina, one of the oldest roadways in the Italian capital, in the Appio-Latino district. The renovation project conceived by the Rome-based studio is set in a context of great historical importance and plays on the materiality of the surrounding architecture.

CLB Architects, FILTER sustainable pavilion in Times Square

17-05-2022 - Materials

CLB Architects, FILTER sustainable pavilion in Times Square

FILTER, the steel and wood pavilion designed by CLB Architects for the Design Pavilion and the NYCxDesign Festival, was on display in Times Square, New York. A monumental object and an ephemeral experience, the pavilion is a space for quiet recentring within the fast-paced energy of Times Square, evoking the rugged Wyoming landscape from which it originates. All made with sustainable materials.

Masquespacio interprets a Greek restaurant in Valencia

16-05-2022 - Design

Masquespacio interprets a Greek restaurant in Valencia

Masquespacio, the creative agency of Ana Milena Hernández and Christophe Penasse, designed the interior of a Greek fast food restaurant in Valencia, Spain inspired by the restaurant’s existing visual identity, which Masquespacio reinforces with great abstraction and elegance.

Local materials and traditions for RED Arquitectos’ Casa Numa

13-05-2022 - Materials

Local materials and traditions for RED Arquitectos’ Casa Numa

Mexican studio RED Arquitectos, founded by Susana López González, built a holiday home on the island of Holbox off the north coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula using ecologically friendly local coconut palm wood.

Zhengzhou Grand Theatre, a cultural hub

12-05-2022 - News

Zhengzhou Grand Theatre, a cultural hub

Zhengzhou Grand Theatre by The Architectural Design and Research Institute of HIT Co., Ltd. is an emblematic building clearly referencing the traditions of the Chinese city, recalling a boat on the Yellow River. The cultural centre has seats for almost 4 thousand spectators in a number of halls for the performing arts.

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