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Serero Architectes
Cultural Center of Meudon-la-Forêt


Prize-winner of the competition for the new cultural center of Meudon-la-Forêt, Serero Architects has designed a building wrapped by an organic concrete shell. The project will be presented at the mediatheque of Meudon from June 22nd until July 10th, 2010. Windows derived from tree canopy: The project is inspired by nature and more specifically by […]


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Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter, Lusparken Architects, JSTA Architects and Shcønherr Landscaping
Cultural Center Stjordal


The Cultural Center of Stjordal will be an important node, both locally and in the region. The center will become an inviting place for all people interested in culture in one way or another; a building where people of all kinds can explore and develop their abilities and talent. With its church, the Cultural Center […]


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3LHD
Miramare Tower


The competition program is placed on a crossing of two streets, Miramarska and Bednjanska. It is a point of colliding two urban city concepts: north part with classical city blocks of the Zagreb’s lower city enclosed by the railway and the south part primarily along the Vukovarska Street, outlined with modernistic dominant character of mostly […]


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aart a/s
New headquarter for VUC (adult education center)


A proposal by the Danish architects AART Architects and ZENI Architects together with engineers COWI has been appointed as winner of the visionary competition “the education center of the future” at the waterfront of Haderslev in Denmark. The five story and 6.500m2 education center will be the new headquarter for VUC (adult education center) in […]


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BIG
National Library in Astana, Kazakhstan


The National Library is conceived as the integration of 4 organizational strategies into one new national institution The perfect circle of the national archives The orbiting spiral of the public spaces The complex geometry of the Möbius envelope and the radially  distributed section of the Kazakh landscape The pure diagram of the circle combined with […]


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Serero Architectes
Saint-Hilaire-Du-Harcouët Media Center


Saint-Hilaire-Du-Harcouët’s new Media Center sets in an exceptional historical and urban context. We conceived it as an extension of the surrounding urban morphology. We designed the building as low as possible to respect the historical context and partially integrated it in the ground. This strategy allows to requalify the plaza recently realized by the city […]


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Serero Architectes Urbanistes
Auditoriun and Library for University of Amiens


A topographic extension: Located in the heart of Amiens University, the new library and auditorium constitute a central place for exchanges and meeting around technologies as well as the catalyst of an intense campus social life. Our project sets the two entities, library and auditorium, at the same level that the central garden of the University. […]


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Pascal Arquitectos
Pedregal Shopping Center


This project comes to set a new architectural statement in the Pedregal area of Mexico City which has been neglected, because nothing new and important had happened since its beginnings when “Cuidad Universitaria” was built. Nowadays the real-estate pressure and the need of services are beginning  to promote significant changes. The way that this building relates […]


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James Law Cybertecture
Cybertecture Egg


In the 21st Century, what we will build will not be the same what we were building in the 20th Century. Buildings are no longer about concrete, steel and glass, but also the new intangible materials of technology, multimedia, intelligence and interactivity. Only be recognizing this will bring a new form of architecture to light –  […]


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aart a/s
Mediaspace


The project consists in developing a new public library that functions as a visionary media space and ensures the city of Aarhus a strong foothold in a knowledge-based, globalized society. At the same time the new media space must be designed as a vital element for the new waterfront of Aarhus and as a link […]


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G.Lab* by Gansam Partners
Gimpo Art Hall


DESIGN CONCEPT: The proposal for the Gimpo Art Hall embraces the city’s status as an emerging regional hub while reflecting upon history and local environment.  This Art Hall aims to become a signature destination in the city.   The image of a tree was chosen to reflect  the culture of Gimpo’s agrarian past and also as […]


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Itai Palti
The Case for Curiosity


“I believe that curiosity is a moral virtue. Being curious means imagining the other, and imagining the other is to see through someone else’s eyes. It is the most powerful antidote to fanaticism.” – Amos Oz Architect: Itai Palti Location: Tel Aviv – Jaffa Project type:  Film studios and public square The Case for Curiosity […]


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