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  • UNStudio’s design for Theatre responds to the current cultural invigoration of the city by merging the archetypal function of a theatre – that of creating a world of illusion and enchantment – with the specific requirements of a regional theatre and its requisite to cater to the varied needs of the local community. The theatre […]


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  • Contest winner, without further action, to create a building iconic spectacle, seaside, in an African country. Location: Libreville, Gabon Architect: Olivier Chabaud Program: Room 7000 seats, seat TV channel, shopping center, creative space, parking, 15000 gauge outer seats Project management: state of Gabon Project management: Marc Alie, Chabaud + Lévêque, rsi (m), + this adc, […]


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Matisse, Picasso, Miró, Pollock and Brancusi have already moved into their new home and can be admired there. Shigeru Ban says that in designing the idiosyncratic new construction, he was inspired by the “architecture” of traditional Chinese hats woven from rice straw – albeit on a considerably distorted floor plan. Situated in the angular volume […]


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Located within a former industrial building in Tribeca, the Hill Loft is an exercise in efficiency of space and thought out response to existing conditions. Due to limited square footage of the space, a gesture of simplicity was the ultimate response. Various programmatic elements ranging from kitchen/storage, to wine storage, to dining room display cabinets, […]


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Starhill Gallery is perhaps Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic shopping mall, featuring an extraordinary array of luxury shops and fine dining restaurants. Spark’s design proposal dealt with the reinvention of the existing façade of Starhill Gallery facing Bukit Bintang. This reinvention of Starhill Gallery is designed by Stephen Pimbley, founding director of Spark and the architect […]


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Economic Hub in a Poverty Pocket, Master Planning of 1000000 m2 Land in Al_Hussainieh, a poverty pocket in Ma’an, South of Jordan. This project is responsive to the local community capabilities and climate. By suggesting establishment of a land port in this area in particular is an invitation for the Government to approach decentralization and allocate resources […]


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