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studio_GAON
Suo-jae


This building is named ‘Suo-jae(守吾齋)’, which means ‘the house to uphold myself‘. The Name ‘Suo-jae’ belongs to a house of Yak-hyun Jeong – whose brother was Dasan Yak-yong Jeong, one of the greatest scholars in late Choseon dynasty- as well as the title of a prose which was written by the scholar. The prose was […]


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Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Boutique Upper East Side Building


Boutique Upper East Side Building Offers 43 Residences with Prices from $4.5 to $30 Million Corigin Real Estate Group, along with its partner Florida East Coast Realty, announced that sales have launched at 20 East End Avenue, a detailed condominium building designed by internationally renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern. The 18-story building, located in Manhattan’s […]


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Poltrona Frau Contract and Studio Libeskind for the City of Mons
The New Conference Center


Located between the historic center and the Great Meadows area, the MICX, Mons International Congress Xperience, designed by Daniel Libeskind, is a lever leading to the urban development of Mons and includes 3 theaters with seating up to 800. The building officially opens to the public and kicks-off the Cultural Capital of Europe 2015, on […]


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Studio Marc Hertrich & Nicolas Adnet
Villa Diyafa


Right in the heart of the Ambassadors district, Rabat has just welcomed its first boutique hotel of which the interior design and decoration is signed by the Studio Marc Hertrich & Nicolas Adnet. Villa Diyafa is a 5 star hotel imagined as an exceptional private villa. It offers its guests ten luxurious suites, a private […]


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UNStudio
The W.I.N.D. House in the Netherlands


Super Living – the expansion of the smart home The ‘homes of the future’, previously the stuff of fantasy exhibited only in World’s Fairs and science fiction, are increasingly becoming a reality. Automation and connectivity are making it possible for today’s smart homes to integrate information technologies through which systems and appliances are able to […]


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_naturehumaine
Bolton Residence


Having bought a beautiful plot of wooded land in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, the client dreamt of building a country house that would be in perfect symbiosis with its natural environment. This rugged, sloped site came to a natural plateau just below its highest point, becoming the perfect location to erect the house. The house is […]


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SAOTA
Clifton 2A


A flexible contemporary family residence on a spectacular but challenging site. “The owners brief was to design a flexible contemporary family residence. The site was spectacular requiring a design that could respond to a challenging slopped corner site and its aspects” says Thaabe Ramabina of SAOTA. The site is positioned on the ridge below Lions […]


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BIG
Hot To Cold Opens at The National Building Museum


Through the scorching heat of the Arabian Desert to the unforgiving chill of the Finnish tundra, HOT TO COLD: an odyssey of architectural adaptation takes visitors on a journey across the globe to explore the forces that shape our cities and buildings. BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group’s first North-American exhibition runs at the National Building Museum from […]


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Arquiponto
Hotel Rural Casas Novas


Situated in a prime location and surrounded by great natural beauty atop a small hill, this exquisitely charming four-star Hotel was built from a restored Baroque Manor built in the late eighteenth century (1749) in line with the countryside, covering a magnificent property with 22,000 meters (2.2 hectares). Today it is a beautifully restored Baroque […]


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Thellend Fortin Architectes
Prince Philip Residence


This project involved the expansion of a spacious single-story Outremont residence built in the 1960s. Situated on a site with a steep incline and majestic view, the two-floor expansion was designed to offer a generous window on the horizon. The architectural concept involved the addition of living spaces in the form of a long ribbon […]


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la SHED architecture
The De Gaspé House


Located in the heart of the Villeray district, the De Gaspé House project consisted of the major renovation of an existing building that lost most of its original characteristics. The old duplex including a garage as well as a variety of annexes was transformed into a single family home for two adults and two children. […]


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C+D Architecture
Two new museums to the Languedoc Roussillon region


The recently opened Médard Museum in Lunel and the Maritime Museum in Sète are now part of a wide choice of cultural visits offered in Languedoc Roussillon. The region has supported the towns in the financing of these cultural amenities. Benefiting from new funds, the two museums stand out from the rest because of the […]


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HUMA Design and Lemay+CHA
The Nordelec Penthouses


Nordelec Developments (Phase I) unveils its three-level penthouses that will be turned over to their owners in November 2014. Designed by the Cardinal Hardy architectural firm and whose model penthouse is decorated by HUMA Design, these residences that vary between approximately 953 and 1,951 sq. ft. are Nordelec’s jewel, a dazzling reminder of the industrial […]


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Valbourg
Exceptional House in the Middle of a Natural Forest


Five minutes from the village of Val-David, near Dufresne Regional Park, a jewel of a development is hidden up on a hill. So few of these properties, destined for true nature lovers, are left in the region. This natural haven of some 50 acres hosts an exceptional residence is for sale. Born from the imagination […]


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SAOTA
109 Hatfield Summer Season Façade


Out with the old, in with the new! 109 Hatfield Street is situated in Gardens near the vibrant City Bowl in Cape Town, South Africa, and is surrounded by iconic landmarks like Table Mountain, Lions Head and Parliament. We were an active participant in the World Design Capital 2014 as Cape Town thrived on showcasing […]


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Arte Charpentier Architectes
The New Calais Conference Centre


Arte Charpentier, the lead architect, will design the new Centre de Congrès et de Spectacles de Calais, in partnership with Abciss-Architectes, as part of a consortium led by the Rabot Dutilleul Group. Arte Charpentier Architectes presented an ambitious plan for the major cultural facility, to be located on an 18,000 sqm oceanfront site. Featuring rounded contours, […]


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FAAB Architektura
Foundation for Polish Science Headquarters


The vertical garden, covering front and side elevations, is a tool which allows to integrate the building with its green context. The FNP headquarters has become an element of the landscape in a very common sense. The green face of the building blurs the boundaries between architecture & nature. The architecture of the building is […]


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Blouin Tardif Architecture-Environnement
Balnea : Pavillon des arbres


In the heart of the Eastern Townships, perched on a mountainside and overlooking a nature reserve of breathtaking beauty lies BALNEA. Health and wellness, gourmet food, yoga, relaxation, sports, massages, rituals baths: BALNEA reinvents the art of living by creating a stunning experience for all the senses. Spa BALNEA’s new reception building, constructed on piles, […]


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DNK Architectural Group
2 brothers


A story of two villas for two brothers – the buildings were recently completed upon the project of DNK – shared by their authors. The architects have been working on this project off and on since 2007 and highly appreciate the experience that they have gained. In particular, they could see for themselves that if […]


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Mário Martins
Hotel Vila Valverde


This magnificent manor house which dates from the 19th Century was completely renovated and tastefully enlarged in 2004. It has been converted into a design country house with many lovely details in decoration. Combines elegance and modern interiors with the historical architectural style and its wonderful location. Situated on the outskirts of Luz with a […]


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