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Graham Baba Architects designs the new Ballard Food Bank

30-12-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Graham Baba Architects designs the new Ballard Food Bank

Sharing, in the true sense of the word, has been the key to the Ballard Food Bank in Ballard, Seattle since it was founded in the late '70s. Following Graham Baba Architects’ expansion, the Food Bank can now offer additional support services under agreements with a series of partners in the community.

External Reference presents Escaleras y Mirador Vela

29-12-2022 - Landscaping

External Reference presents Escaleras y Mirador Vela

"Escaleras y Mirador Vela" is a new project by Carmelo Zappulla’s architectural practice External Reference connecting Passeig del Mare Nostrum with Plaça de la Rosa dels Vents on the Barceloneta waterfront. The project presents an architectural façade accessible via a stairway and a raised waterfront promenade 9.30 metres above the ground.

Natural beauty: the art of Carla Daturi

28-12-2022 - Design

Natural beauty: the art of Carla Daturi

The beauty in the details to be found in the artistic composition of Carla Daturi’s works is evidence of her respect for her chosen materials, including minerals, semi-precious stones, seashells, marble and glass, often recycled. Her works are mosaics, the fruit of her creativity and the best Italian handcrafting traditions, and they are now on exhibit in the perfect place for showcasing this approach, the Hyper Room in Milan.

RECENT PROJECTS

Lollipop Street, public space in Shanghai by 100architects

27-12-2022 - Landscaping

Lollipop Street, public space in Shanghai by 100architects

The 100architects international architecture studio has created a colourful intervention for the activation of the public space in a square in front of the Jinyang shopping centre in Shanghai, China. As the name "Lollipop Street" implies, in their language, the playful elements installed draw inspiration from the imaginary “candy world”.

A church in Kladno, Qarta Architektura

26-12-2022 - Materials

A church in Kladno, Qarta Architektura

Czech architectural practice Qarta Architektura designed a new building for the Brethren Church Christian Community in Kladno, in the Czech Republic, a structure whose intended use goes well beyond the spiritual as it hosts activities for the local community.

Maidla Nature Resort grows with Villa POKU

23-12-2022 - Sustainable Architecture

Maidla Nature Resort grows with Villa POKU

POKU is the name of the latest addition to the Maidla Nature Resort in Estonia. The Villa was built by the Estonian studio KTA Architects and is elegantly based on Estonian timber construction traditions. The third element added by the growing Resort to the main guest house, recognised with the People's Choice Award at the 2022 Estonian Wooden Architecture Prize.

Visual Display’s award-winning Ristorante Agli Amici

22-12-2022 - Design

Visual Display’s award-winning Ristorante Agli Amici

Diners arriving at „Ristorante Agli Amici“ in Udine, a restaurant awarded 2 Michelin stars, are now received in the „Blue Lounge“, a place that welcomes guests and prepares them for their culinary experience with design by Giorgio di Bernardi’s creative studio Visual Display.

The Guard Patrol, enjoying the landscape with Mjölk architekti

21-12-2022 - Landscaping

The Guard Patrol, enjoying the landscape with Mjölk architekti

Czech studio Mjölk architekti has added four panoramic viewpoints to a strategic spot on Stráž Mountain in the Czech Republic, giving architectural form to the four patrons depicted in the coat of arms of the town of Rokytnice, which was founded by merging four villages: the Fox, the Bear, the Sheep and the Miner.

Studio Capitanio Architetti and the new Trafilerie Mazzoleni office complex

20-12-2022 - News

Studio Capitanio Architetti and the new Trafilerie Mazzoleni office complex

Remo Capitanio’s studio designed a new administration centre for Trafilerie Mazzoleni in Bergamo, an architectural project that seeks to establish a new dialogue with the city’s public dimension, in addition, of course, to providing a functional space for the historic manufacturer of steel wire and metallurgical products.

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