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  • Located on the north-center of Portugal, the house was meant to combine the rural and the urban lifestyle. The lot is surrounded by different types of constructions, consequence of the informal settlements, characteristics of most Portuguese cities neighbourhoods. The existent stone ruins, vestige of a traditional house and the lot’s configuration, were the main aspects […]


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  • The project consists on two houses for two brothers who wanted to have their private areas but also a common area. The land is situated in front of the Durrat al Arous beach in Saudi Arabia. The climate in this area is extremely hot especially in summer. Whereupon we considered several ideas that could allow […]


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Haus Birkensee is located next to a lake in the south of Vienna. Following the owners wish, Haus Birkensee’s architecture is designed for summer days and holidays. The design is marked by a wooden deck as a foundation and the roof enclosed by glass surfaces that allow direct access to the outside areas and a […]


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This is a private museum to exhibit and preserve painting and wines that Mr. Hoki has collected. According to Krzysztof Pomian, the essence of collection is not only just to gather things, but also to reconstruct them, exhibit them and establish new meanings. So, the action Mr. Hoki is performing here through gathering realistic paintings and […]


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Twelve buildings from around the world have today been announced as winners on the first day of the World Architectural Festival (WAF) Awards 2011. The presentation of the WAF Awards is taking place during the largest global celebration of architecture – the World Architecture Festival, which is being  held in Barcelona (CCIB) this week. Speaking […]


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Divan restaurant features a mix match of old ottoman artifacts (from doors to copper and zinc tables) and custom designed objects inspired by traditional ottoman ones. The walls are covered in authentic turkish carpets and kilim patchwork which contribute to a sense of warmth and intimacy. The abundance of carpets and hanging lights are meant […]


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