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DNK Architectural Group
Luzhniki


“A building of such importance and magnitude, located in such a high-profile place, required a clear-cut, accurate, and at the same time dramatic and unique statement. We appreciated that this had to become a milestone event for this city” – share the architects about their project. The project got a thorough and detailed treatment from […]


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Girimun Architects
Media Business Complex


At the core of the site a long multiple-high atrium and associated patios integrate all the buildings and circulation systems in the urban block: it serves as the pre-function zone for the concert hall and convention centre above, as an extension of restaurant and food court area at street level, and it links the public […]


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Totement/Paper
Vertical City Experiment


Designed for Hong-Kong by Levon Airapetov and Valeria Preobrazhenskaya, the contest project of a skyscraper continues the search for a fresh view of the architectural matter characteristic of these authors, and at the sane time proposes a new look at the grammar of the high-rise architecture. Originally, the project was developed for the international contest […]


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ACXT Architects
San Mames Stadium


Athletic Club of Bilbao is one of the big clubs in European football and its previous stadium, over a hundred years old, was one of the legendary ones, popularly referred to as the cathedral of football. Located practically in the same place as the existing one, the new stadium overlaps with the old San Mames. […]


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Bureau Architecture Méditerannée
New Algerian Parliament


The project includes the People’s National Assembly, the National Council (Senate), the Chamber (Congress), and a residence for legislators. Algeria’s new parliament is a project that must meet the highest standards. The building needs to embody the idea of democracy in action, the Algeria of the future, freedom, peace, strong but deliberative power. The architecture […]


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LAVA
Green Hollow in Augmented Australia at the virtual Australian Pavilion


This summer LAVA presented some of their projects based on the ideea “Green is the new black”. “These projects unify the concepts of structure, space and architectural expression to create a unique, limitless experience” as LAVA said. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irvingis renowned for the evocative atmosphere that pervades the imaginations of its inhabitants […]


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JDAP
Dalseong Citizen’s Gymnasium


JDAP has designed a new gymnasium in Korea as part of the Dalseong Citizen’s Gymnasium International Competition. The proposal sees this important public building in a beautiful terrain re-establish the primacy of public architecture within the city and attempts to forge a new relationship with its environment and its people. The new gymnasium at Daelseung-gun […]


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Fake Industries
Velodromo for the City of Medellin


A new velodrome redefines public space in most innovative city. INDER Medellín, the Institute for Sport and Recreation has a new velodrome, the second largest city in Colombia, recently declared the World Most Innovative City Wall street Journal. The design of the velodrome was selected from a pool of 15 submissions following an international architecture […]


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Girimun Architects
Longfor Baoshan Mixed-use Complex


This mixed-use development consists of a 5-storeys retail podium and retail basement of 74,800 sq m and two SoHo 86 m-tall towers housing 1040 individual units. It will bring a fresh air of contemporary urban lifestyle to this outskirt area of Shanghai. The shopping environment with its fluid sequence of spaces, atriums and corridors is […]


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Dom Arquitectura
Two beach houses in Durrat, Saudi Arabia


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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Girimun Architects
Regal Emporia


This mixed-use development in Greater Noida Extension will act as a commercial hub for the developing region. Five levels of retail and a green terraced roof form a shopping and entertainment platform directly connected to 45,000 sqm of office space distributed in two towers. The towers are strategically positioned to enclose, shade and shelter a […]


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DRA&U
Astana City Vision


Astana City Vision is the project for a new facility capable of accommodating up to 30,000 residents, workers and visitors. This project finds its right place in the young and lively capital of Kazakhstan, where urban development is carefully administered especially in anticipation of the upcoming international events in which the city is called to […]


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Studioninedots
Smiley, Block 29A


Studioninedots designs a student housing block with 362 dwellings on Ijburglaan in Amsterdam shaped like a smile. Construction begins in December. The initial urban plan for the development of Zeeburgereiland, a reclaimed island designated for the expansion of Amsterdam, involved long large blocks. This would have resulted in monotonous walls of buildings that were highly […]


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LAVA
Bayreuth Youth Hostel


The letter ‘Y’ is the shape of a new youth hostel in Bayreuth, Germany, designed by award-winning international architects LAVA for the Bavarian Youth Hostel Association. We are in the designer age when Gen Y travellers want funky design, a special identity, access to online and community, and unique experiences, not just a clean bed […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
Sleuk Rith Institute


Designs for the Sleuk Rith Institute – a new institution and genocide memorial in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh – have been unveiled. The institute brings together a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library. The vision of Youk Chhang, a tireless human rights activist and investigator of the Khmer Rouge atrocities, […]


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Richard Meier & Partners
Taichung Condominium Tower


Richard Meier & Partners is proud to announce the beginning of construction of their first project in Taiwan. The new Taichung Condominium Tower developed by Fubon Land will be a luxury residential building and is intended to become a modern landmark that captures the essence of the new and growing urban context of Taichung, Taiwan. […]


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LABVERT
Haus Birkensee


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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MET Studio creates major installations for London’s iconic Institution of Engineering and Technology building


The London office of experiential designers MET Studio has been commissioned by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) to create a series of major installations celebrating the IET’s vision, values, history and future directions, as part of the remodeling of its iconic headquarters in London’s Savoy Place. Architects Pringle Richards Sharratt are designing the […]


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Olivier Chabaud
African Cultural Centre


Contest winner, without further action, to create a building iconic spectacle, seaside, in an African country. Location: Libreville, Gabon Architect: Olivier Chabaud Program: Room 7000 seats, seat TV channel, shopping center, creative space, parking, 15000 gauge outer seats Project management: state of Gabon Project management: Marc Alie, Chabaud + Lévêque, rsi (m), + this adc, […]


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Girimun Architects
Faria Lima Office


Occupying an entire block on one of the most prestigious business addresses in São Paulo, the 18,000 sq m office building features five floors and a terrace-garden penthouse on the top level. At street level, prime space facing main road is dedicated to premium retail space. A feature canopy marks the main entrance and directs […]


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