// arthitectural / educational
  • Tectonics, culture and topography inspire the design of 7 Guatemalan schools that elevate the spirit of a Mayan community shattered by war. In a country still recovering from 30 years of civil war, Guatemala’s “Ixil Triangle”, a group of isolated towns located in the western highlands, was one of the areas to suffer the most. […]


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  • The Braamcamp Freire Secondary School is located at the edge of the historical centre of Pontinha, Lisbon. The site has approximately 17.380 sq mt and borders an accentuated topography. The school is part of Pontinha’s urban fabric with the exception of its north boundary that faces an unconstructed valley. The School was originally built in […]


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The library is on the outskirts of Vilnius. A relatively quiet and leafy location of the existing university campus is about to change significantly. In upcoming years, a new agglomeration of education facilities will emerge here. The library is located near the pinewood, at the intersection of the main pedestrian path and a new access road. […]


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The house is on a gently sloping terrain. That gave the pretext to develop a house on two levels, connected by a mezzanine floor. The entrance to the house has a curious glimpse of the dining area, located south-east of the Appendix. The living room opens onto a large window on the porch and garden, raised […]


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Renaissance Hotel at Zhongshan Park is a five star hotel located in the heart of Shanghai, completed in December 2008. It is directly connected to a busy transportation hub which links various metro lines and provides easy access to the city’s major attractions. The 672-room hotel has been designed as a tranquil oasis from the […]


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