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James Law Cybertecture
Jenga Tower


From game to concept Jenga is a game of physical and mental skill, marketed by Hasbro. The word jenga is derived from kujenga, the Swahili verb “to build”.  Players remove blocks from a tower and put them on top, and remaining the space calls negative space. The interlocking of positive space (block) and negative space […]


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Atelier Thomas Pucher and Bramberger [architects]
Tartu Rebase Street


The original concept of the building was to combine the advantages of single residential homes with the economical aspects of `apartment living´. Over the last centuries the concept of single residential family houses changed enormously.  Different approaches and reinterpretations changed not only the way that people live but also the way they use their own […]


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Sinestezia
Wimpole Street Townhouse


Wimpole Street is located in the center of London,just few minutes by walk from the Oxford St, busiest shopping street.  Unlike the very dense Oxford Street, the Wimpole Street is quiet and noble area well known for its well-settled doctors. It represents British capital’s exclusive part . It is associated with private medical practices and […]


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Brooks + Scarpa
Step Up on 5th


Step Up on 5th is a bright new spot in downtown Santa Monica. The new building provides a home, support services and rehabilitation for the homeless and mentally disabled population. The new structure provides 46 studio apartments of permanent affordable housing. The project also includes ground level commercial/retail space and subterranean parking. The density of […]


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Evgeny Gerasimov & Partners
Stella Maris


Stella Maris house completed in 2007 and marked by a number of awards, is now nominated for House of the Year 2009 from Petersburg award. Looking at this house, we reasoned that, Peter the Great would, possibly, like such idea of Petersburg’s contextualism. Walking from Petropavlovskaya fortress to Strelka, one will see a few sailboats, […]


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Superblock
NEU 31


  The concept of the overlapping spatial structure, open to the outsideas well as inside, with symbiotically conjoined resitential and office accomodation units is not merely a lip service here, it runs throughout all parts of the building – the spatial solution appeared that beneficial to the architects to occupy it by themselves. The site […]


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Stefan Forster Architekten
Town Villas


When looking at the eight town villas on the southern fringes of Leinefelde, it quickly reveals why this city has long served as a model for the urban redevelopment in areas of the former GDR. The transformation of a 200 metre long building block made of prefabricated slabs into eight separate, free-standing houses represents the […]


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Evgeny Gerasimov and Partners & NPS Tchoban Voss GbR, Architekten BDA
Residential complex “Dom u morya” [A house by the sea]


The place where the new house by Evgeny Gerasimov and Sergey Tchoban is built, suggests architecture the two different, even disagreeing styles. In short, they are “the sea” and “the cold” – the things that hardly go together for an average modern person. Here is the explanation. Krestovsky island is located between the two arms […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Student Housing Ladoumegue


The project involves a dormitory with 180 studios on the site of the Stade de Ladoumègue in Paris in 19th district. The plot of the building is part of urban development done by Reichen & Robert architects. By early 2012, the Paris tram will pass by the site, and the goal is to complete the […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Tetris Apartments


The location is on the edge of the planned 650 apartments which was finished year ago. Also this apartment block is social type and was sold to Slovenian Housing Fund. The given urban plot of the building was 4 floors high, 58 meters long and 15 in width. Since the orientation of the building is […]


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5468796 Architecture
Centre Village


Centre Village is a 25-unit housing co-op located on a small infill lot in Winnipeg’s Central Park neighbourhood. The project strives to create a true community – a housing village – within modest means and extensive external factors. The design is based on simple, 8’ x 12’ modules organized on a central spine or “bar”. […]


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Studio Kalamar
Cvetkova Apartments


Apartment buildings are located in a redeveloped downtown area that has recently been converted from derelict industrial to public and residential use. Despite its central position in the city, the site is removed from main roads and downtown bustle. Next to the new music school on the north of the city block, three apartment buildings […]


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Richard Meier & Partners Architects
Jesolo Lido Condominium


The Jesolo Lido Project will be a landmark beachfront destination intended to draw guests to its residential and hotel components.  The project is being completed in three phases. Phase 1 is The Jesolo Lido Village, a three-story condominium complex completed in 2007. The low-rise, residential Village consists of two parts: a long bar building containing […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Rose Garden Apartments


The project is located in the prominent green residential area of Ljubljana just on the edge of city centre. The main request was to develop 100 quality housing units with terraces surrounded by green. 3 Islands- elevated terraced villas The concept proposes three enclosed islands starting from layout of typical house with garden in the […]


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JDS Architects
VM House


The manipulated perimeter block is clearly defined in its four corners but opened internally and along the sides. The vis-a-vis with the neighbour is eliminated by pushing the slab in its center, ensuring diagonal views to the vast open fields around. the building volume provides optimal air, light and viws to all flats. All apartments […]


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OFIS arhitekti
650 apartments


The project won an invitation competition for developing four apartment blocks from 125 to 140 metres in length. The client chose our proposal for economic reasons: we managed to provide more saleable surface on the predefined urban set-up and a lower floor space index than all the other proposals. The scheduled time for preparing plans […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Shopping Roof Apartments


The initial task from the client was to build a new shopping mall on the plot of the existing one. Furthermore the new project proposed use of the shopping roof for additional volume-as new apartments. The wooden mass is located centrally in the village of Bohinjska Bistrica in the alpine area of Lake Bohinj. The […]


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dEMM Arquitectura
Living Foz


Located nearby Oporto’s seaside area, Living Foz is composed by 40 apartments distributed over 7 floors. Unleashing 30 percent of the plot area for a collective use garden, a relief to the neighboring construction is obtained. The balcony angle articulation creates spaces enriched by contrasts of light and shade, exposure and protection, emphasized by the […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Lace apartments


The location of the apartment block is in the centre of Nova Gorica (population 32.000) – Nova Gorica is situated in the west of Slovenia, adjacent the Slovene – Italian border. It lies 92 meters above sea level. The town has also very specific climate conditions – it is renowned as the hottest town in […]


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ONG&ONG
Kovan Residences


Nestled in Kovan’s heartland, Kovan Residences differentiates itself by being a transition between suburban living in an eco-luxurious development that comes complete with an extensive array of facilities and amenities. The winning attribute of this moderately large development of 7 blocks of 16 storey apartments is its proximity to Kovan MRT station which is mere […]


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