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  • Building History: Constructed in 1911, the Buick Building was the first automobile showroom in Oklahoma City and began what is now known as Automobile Alley. Unlike most modern sales dealerships, this was a direct sales outlet built and owned by the Buick Motor Company of Detroit. With its limestone ornamentation and embossed name, the two-story […]


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  • Three time-bending conceptual machines designed by Montreal’s Les Ateliers Guyon ans Sidlee make up a new traveling exhibit from the Art Directors Club of New York and Shutterstock. In an industry where digital reigns supreme, The Art Directors Club of New York (ADC) set out to reinforce their artisanal approach – emphasizing their unique identity […]


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When Tod’s, an Italian luxury shoes and leather goods brand, acquired a new retail space at Destiny USA in Syracuse, New York, the mall’s design management team tapped architecture firm Colkitt & Co to carry out Tod’s design concept and vision for the premium outlet location. Despite a short timeline of just three months, the […]


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Building is located on the edge of the village, next to an existing apartment building. Site position determines volume’s north-south orientation which also ensures quality light conditions and good views. Arranged around the central hallway, smaller apartments face east and larger apartments face west. Urban plan requirements regarding the top floor are translated into a […]


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Designing the Alley House was a unique challenge because of the restricted site situation and exaggerated linearity of the plot of 16m by 75m. The house is enclosed by two adjacent plots that restrict the main façade to not more than 16 meters at ground level, and not more than 13 meters above that level. […]


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An industrial building in the premises of an old early twentieth-century textile factory in Terrassa, a leading city in Catalonia’s textile industry, has been refurbished and equipped as an office. Prior to the intervention, the whole building had false ceilings, plaster-covered walls, et cetera, and we suspected that they concealed the magnificent architecture that characterised […]


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