// arthitectural / Urban Design
  • Inaugurated by Explorations Architecture in November 2014, the Schuman bridge is the 17th bridge built on the Saône in Lyon. The international competition for the Schuman bridge, held in 2009 by the Urban community of Lyon (Grand Lyon), brought together designers such as Renzo Piano, Marc Mimram and Dietmar Feichtinger. Location Constructed along the narrows […]


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  • Large budgets and enormous amounts of energy are spent on the upgrading of major Dutch railway stations in Amsterdam, The Hague, Utrecht and Rotterdam. The efforts at creating quality environments related to public transport should not be limited to the station building itself. By paying close attention to all public space surrounding the railway hubs, […]


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Remodelling of the most central and relevant public space in Puigcerdà, originally very much deteriorated, with an excessive amount of traffic that diminished the civic and integrating potential of the space. The first step was to remove vehicular traffic by concentrating all the road connections and services on the south-east side of the squares, thereby […]


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When this 1980’s building was vacated by it’s previous tenant it was no Angel. However, building owner Derwent London was keen to retain the building and embark on a major refurbishment project that would revitalize the building and delivered a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’. What they got was nothing short of ‘Excellent’. The design […]


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The United Arab Emirates, a federation of seven states located on the Persian Gulf, promotes an internationally-recognized program of social, economic and environmental sustainability. Since it was founded in 1971 the country has grown rapidly into a model of peace, progress and prosperity in the Middle East. This new government complex will house UAE’s Federal […]


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In this travelling exhibition cardboard pairs with other materials. Aluminium for the large and light house-shaped structures; cardboard for the walls, the display units and the multimedia element; plexiglass for the cases. The result is one of lightness and soundness, in tune with the theme of the exhibition. Location: Bologna, Biblioteca Salaborsa, Italy Designer: A4Adesign […]


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