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  • Saint Roch de l’Achigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal. The community’s historic convent, built in 1881, is a landmark visible at great distances across the surrounding countryside. Located in the village center, the old convent is a building of important heritage value, a symbol of community and a source of […]


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  • A former industrial complex from the mid-20th century, with 650 square metres of hall space and visible traces of its previous use as a machine shop: an elevated foreman’s office once used for supervising shop-floor operations tells a tale of order, streamlining and clear-cut hierarchies. For Designliga, this legacy of German industrialization is a mirror […]


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The Cinema Park Building was erected in the 1950s from plans by the modernist architect Franc Novak. Slowly falling into disrepair, it was still used for film shows until the new century, when it became obsolete due to the construction of a new multiplex. A solution was found in a new, more ambitious programme: a […]


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John Keenen and Terence Riley, founding partners of K/R Architects, announced today that the firm has completed the master plan for the 100-acre (40-hectare) Parque de Levante in Murcia, Spain.The plan, which reinvents the concept of a museum-park explores therelationship between art and culture as a generator of creativity and education,as well as economic dynamism […]


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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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A fluid form of curvilinear geometry, this silver bowl is a continuation of the morphological design language Zaha Hadid has explored and developed over the past three decades. The elegant sculptural mass of the bowl is slightly concave in its centre and responds to the diffusion of energies that are generated at its perimeter, inviting […]


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