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  • MLA+, the international arm of Maccreanor Lavington Architects, has won two competitions for new residential neighbourhoods in China and Russia respectively. The company was selected by China’s biggest residential developer, Vanke China, to design a 150,000sqm scheme in Shenzhen. The project is part of the wider regeneration area of Liuxiandong, a former peripheral industrial site […]


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  • “Nature is there to capture it. And as Architects it’s a challenge that needs to be assumed when the opportunity arise.” That was the motto for this addition. The back of the house face a wooded area with a creek and wild animals. In this design, the house became the seat where you can relax and […]


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The design of the residence had to meet three important challenges: architectural reconciliation of a Mexican inspiration in a Quebec context; exploration of a prototype house with predefined materials; and the objectives of LEED® Canada certification. The living spaces traverse, overlook, and gravitate around the patio, a large volume in which the effect of vegetation […]


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The point of departure was the rectangular volume, from which emerged a configuration of apposite urban proportions. The defining features of the external envelope, which exploit the specificities of the location, are recesses, projections and indentations which have been deliberately arranged to fashion a meandering figure that injects an element of dynamism into the immobile structure. Upon entering, the occupants […]


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The house in Melides, on the southern Alentejo Coast, by Pedro Reis, represents the desire for a holiday house as a getaway from the bustle of a big city. The client made the unusual decision to have an architectural competition between three distinct ateliers, allowing a choice from a wider range of possible solutions.   […]


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