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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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The Fall City Renovation began with a farmhouse on a hillside overlooking the Snoqualmie River valley, about 30 miles east of Seattle. On the main floor, the walls between the kitchen and dining room were removed, and a 25-ft. long addition to the kitchen provided a continuous glass ribbon around the limestone kitchen counter. The […]


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This weekend getaway in upstate New York was recently born, similar to a kit of parts and brought to this rocky, wooded plot in prefabricated pieces. They were then bolted together and once finally assembled, clad in an envelope of soft wood panels so that modern and rustic created a uniform dialect. The large double-footprint project consists of […]


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Made from 16 transparent contours illuminated by a fluorescent bulb, this chandelier provides a modern reincarnation of the traditional chandelier. Through the use of special materials and accurate CNC milling techniques the whole body of this fixture emits a magic light. Together with table lamp “Marie-Louise” and floor lamp “Josephine” this sophisticated design is part […]


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