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  • Designs for the Sleuk Rith Institute – a new institution and genocide memorial in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh – have been unveiled. The institute brings together a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library. The vision of Youk Chhang, a tireless human rights activist and investigator of the Khmer Rouge atrocities, […]


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  • The brief has addressed the new thinking in terms of libraries, that they should not be hard civic buildings, but transparent buildings which form part of the urban fabric of the city. They should become permeable, transparent and inviting for the modern citizen. We have seen the Library change vastly over the last 25 years […]


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The site of Taichung’s new Cultural Center still reflects its recent history as an airbase. Bulldozers move and gather broken slabs of runway concrete, the weeds growing among them testifying to the change which is occurring. Moving into the realm of the aircraft that it once served, the site itself will become 3-dimensional, rising to […]


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The house on the shore with a view of the Wadden Sea is an energy-plus house, which means that it produces more electricity and heat than it uses. This was achieved without compromising on the exclusive qualities of a large home, including large panoramic sea-views. The architecture has a clear and simple expression, open and transparent […]


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