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  • The Gyula Trebitsch school at Hamburg will be extended and the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been commissioned to build the extended replacement building to their designs. This was the result of the design commission negotiated under VOF (German procedure for commissioning freelance services) following the competition win. The new building for […]


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  • Will Alsop’s RIBA award-winning Blizard Building completed in 2005 has been such a huge success that the Queen Mary University commissioned aLL to design an extension to the building. The Blizard Building was developed with channeled information from detailed client consultation workshops and resulted in a transparent box which reveals the university research inside. Huge […]


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The fourth extension of the German National Library in Leipzig is bold and unconventional. According to the architect, Gabriele Glöckler: “The concept ‘envelope– cover – contents’ translates the function of the building into architecture. “Function creates form”, is the architect’s motto. “The contents are protected by a compact cover around the repository area. A lighter […]


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Located within the leafy suburb of Athol, Johannesburg, stands the latest contemporary stunner from Nico van der Meulen Architects. Designed by the highly acclaimed Werner van der Meulen, House Sar encapsulates luxury, comfort and functionality in a minimalist architectural setting. The clients approached Nico van der Meulen Architects with a modest single storey pitched roof […]


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London- and Hong Kong – based experiential designers MET Studio have been commissioned to create the new War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition at London’s National Army Museum in Chelsea. The exhibition is initially scheduled to run for a one-year period from Autumn 2011 and is aimed at a family audience.  ‘War Horse: Fact & […]


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In Taizhou, east coast of China, in the Zhejiang province, 350 kilometers south of Shanghai, Marco Piva has been commissioned to study the concept of a new empire dedicated to luxury, the first of a series that will open soon on the whole Chinese territory. A multi-brand showroom in which  internationally recognized brands are arranged […]


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