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IrwinKritioti Architecture, Cruise Terminal in Limassol

28-06-2022 - Materials

IrwinKritioti Architecture, Cruise Terminal in Limassol

Following the competition for the design of the new Limassol Terminal, the Cyprus-based IrwinKritioti Architecture studio created the first building specifically built for cruise ships on the island of Cyprus. A series of elliptical shells stretching for 350 metres along the pier replace the old industrial warehouse that has provided basic services for many years, as well as allowing for alternative uses of the structure.

EVOQ + ARTCAD for the Chibougamau-Chapais Airport in Canada

20-06-2022 - Materials

EVOQ + ARTCAD for the Chibougamau-Chapais Airport in Canada

The Canadian EVOQ + ARTCAD studios have jointly created the expansion of the Chibougamau-Chapais Airport, the gateway to the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region in Québec, Canada. Emphasising its proximity to the Boreal Forest, the terminal's design showcases locally produced wood.

Heliotrope Architects designs Leitz Studio, a DADU in Seattle

15-06-2022 - Materials

Heliotrope Architects designs Leitz Studio, a DADU in Seattle

Heliotrope Architects designed a work studio detached from a single-family dwelling in Seattle. To create a space that could contain the creativity of two artists, a simple material palette was used in that small addition in the courtyard of the main dwelling.

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Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon by SRG Partnership

10-06-2022 - Materials

Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon by SRG Partnership

The designers of the SRG Partnership studio have completed the renovation of Hayward Field, a track and field stadium in the US city of Eugene, in the State of Oregon, located on the University of Oregon campus. The old stadium has been transformed into a true theatre for track and field, offering maximum comfort for both spectators and athletes.

Haz Arquitectura, good building practices for the community

07-06-2022 - Materials

Haz Arquitectura, good building practices for the community

A knowledgeable combination of positive impact for the local community and reduced environmental footprint: this is the new Trinitat Vella Centre for Community Life on the outskirts of Barcelona, designed by the Haz Arquitectura studio. Passive architecture is the key element of a public complex offering social, health and cultural functions.

Selva Alegre in Ecuador, a sustainable residence by Leppanen Anker Arquitectura

02-06-2022 - Materials

Selva Alegre in Ecuador, a sustainable residence by Leppanen Anker Arquitectura

A house created to draw inspiration from its surroundings, the Andes Mountains in Ecuador: this is Selva Alegre, a residence designed by the Leppanen Anker Arquitectura studio based in Quito. The idea is to propose a modern version of the historic Spanish hacienda, built using sustainable materials.

Sports hall designed by CONSEQUENCE FORMA

26-05-2022 - Materials

Sports hall designed by CONSEQUENCE FORMA

The Czech architecture firm, CONSEQUENCE FORMA, has designed a new sports hall in the town of Nový Hrozenkov, in the Czech Republic. The sports hall is not only a place dedicated to sports activities, but also a multifunctional space for the local community, built to maximise the building's energy efficiency and sustainability.

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.

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.

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