// 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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On a densely tree-covered site in the Austin, Texas exurb of West Lake Hills, Specht Harpman was tasked with the renovation and expansion of a modest 1970’s house. Much of the original internal structure was maintained, but the alterations sought to erase all visible traces of the original house. The primary goal of the new […]


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The project developed modern city houses in an abandoned military area near Klosterneuburg in the 19th district of Vienna. The main idea was the fusion of high standards that went in line with the surrounding nature. Difficulties were experienced with the orientation of the houses towards the light as the river flows north and on […]


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This small hair and beauty salon is inserted in a row of crowded retail units in downtown Beijing. It comprises of an area open for the public and a private room for guests. In contrast to the turbulent surrounding atmosphere, plenty of colorful signage, the salon becomes a calm and reposeful element and the design […]


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