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  • Stephan Vary’s Vienna-based design studio, LABVERT, has been collaborating with the international fashion and cosmetics company, Dior, for several years. Thus, LABVERT accounts for the redesign of the product presentation and the interior of Dior Cosmetics’ showrooms worldwide. The most recent result of this long creative collaboration is a fragrance tester made out of glass […]


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  • How do you go about making a typical 90s suburban supermarket, already worn and dilapidated, into a striking modern architectural statement? The original plan was to tear the store down and start again from scratch, however this proved beyond the budget. Instead, an ingenious and inexpensive redesign has transformed the building into a robust and […]


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Barely touching the water surface, the light and elegant Pier One building is located on the Millstätter Lake. The structure seams to be hovering above the water. The building is a small entertainmentcenter with a restaurant and a bar area. Boat shows, exhibitions and related events are planned as a tourist attraction. The building is […]


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This house is located in the parish of Paramos in Espinho, and stands on a long, narrow, irregular-shaped site. The final layout shows the house as a set of volumes. The house consists of two separate blocks, separated by a continuous opening for light in the roof that highlights and defines each one. This opening continues […]


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