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  • Building History: Constructed in 1911, the Buick Building was the first automobile showroom in Oklahoma City and began what is now known as Automobile Alley. Unlike most modern sales dealerships, this was a direct sales outlet built and owned by the Buick Motor Company of Detroit. With its limestone ornamentation and embossed name, the two-story […]


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  • City Arts Center from Oklahoma City is expanding its operations in the region. Having a satellite gallery in Marfa, Texas, a town with a well- established reputation in the international art arena, will stimulate further interest in CAC throughout the world. The Mission of Marfa Contemporary Gallery encourages artistic expression in all its forms through […]


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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 Europark in Salzburg is a large building situated on an area of 120,000 square meters, used as retail space and for 3000 cars parking, close to highway and airport. Its horizontal arrangement is bounded by the gently curved roof, formed by a corrugated metal fence. The radiant facades consist of a “double skin” transparent […]


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Alrisha, shining star Alrisha is another name for the Alpha Piscium star in the constellation of Pisces. The Arabic name means “the rope”: indeed, it is the point of convergence of two ribbons of stars that tie the tails of the fish in the constellation. Now Alrisha is also a lamp, which was conceived and […]


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‘Gilda is a simple and basic table, with a very assertive character. A tricky exercise, since basics have no room for a glut of features. After having constructed the table around a “modern” base, I sought to tackle the table top, to be more precise its border, in a virtually traditional way with an outline […]


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