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IrwinKritioti Architecture, Cruise Terminal in Limassol

28-06-2022

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.

Martin Goya X PIG, a regenerated space for artists

16-06-2022

Martin Goya X PIG, a regenerated space for artists

The PIG DESIGN studio, based in China, has co-created an art space for the Martin Goya Business art platform, founded by artist Cheng Ran: the Martin Goya.Pig in Hangzhou. An independent art space dedicated to supporting young local artists, while also encouraging spontaneous public activities.

Heliotrope Architects designs Leitz Studio, a DADU in Seattle

15-06-2022

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.

Structural upcycling: where natural geometry meets digital geometry

13-06-2022

Structural upcycling: where natural geometry meets digital geometry

Felix Amtsberg - a researcher at the University of Stuttgart working in collaboration with a combined team from MIT and Aachen University - has identified a new use for what was until now considered nothing more than wood processing waste, namely tree forks. The research undertaken by Amtsberg and his colleagues shows how these bifurcations can be used as connecting elements in structures, thus reducing their overall environmental impact.

Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon by SRG Partnership

10-06-2022

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

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

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

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.

Playful and sustainable, Patch City by ROOI Design and Research

19-05-2022

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.

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