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  • The project plays with the idea of a landscape to distort the apartment’s small size. The request by the client for a “real” staircase to climb to the elevated bed allows for the construction of a “mountain” which also serves as delimitation between access and kitchen and as storage, entrance cupboard and workspace at its […]


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  • For the last 20 years, since moving to her apartment, Heather Lang had been dreaming of turning her home from dated and dreary into an airy open-plan New York style loft. Her home, while not the perfect place, was known as Heather’s Hotel, welcoming visitors from far and wide to enjoy wonderfully hospitality and great […]


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The Prato Lofts, designed by mdu architetti, deals with the transformation of a warehouse of the second half of XX century located in Prato, Tuscany, in Italy. The building is located in a unique urban tissue of the city of Prato, that was perfectly described by Bernardo Secchi with the word mixitè, that is made […]


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About one third of Holland (meaning “hollow land”) is below sea level. Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport is built in the middle of a former lake. Flevoland, which is also reclaimed from sea, is on average 8 metres below sea level. The concept of “Hollow Land” highlights the fact that Holland is not only flat, but below […]


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