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  • Located between the historic center and the Great Meadows area, the MICX, Mons International Congress Xperience, designed by Daniel Libeskind, is a lever leading to the urban development of Mons and includes 3 theaters with seating up to 800. The building officially opens to the public and kicks-off the Cultural Capital of Europe 2015, on […]


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  • Arte Charpentier, the lead architect, will design the new Centre de Congrès et de Spectacles de Calais, in partnership with Abciss-Architectes, as part of a consortium led by the Rabot Dutilleul Group. Arte Charpentier Architectes presented an ambitious plan for the major cultural facility, to be located on an 18,000 sqm oceanfront site. Featuring rounded contours, […]


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The Knut Hamsun Center is dedicated to Knut Hamsun and includes exhibition areas, a library and reading room, a café, and an auditorium. The building is conceived as an archetypal and intensified compression of spirit in space and light, concretizing a Hamsun character in architectonic terms. The building uses the vernacular style as inspiration for […]


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The project investigates issues related to the imperfect and the sensuality that comes from the relationship between the precision and control design with a size generated by the indeterminate time, a set of fuzzy relations between natural and artificial. Location: Mantova, Italy Designers: Studio Associato Archiplan | Diego Cisi e Stefano Gorni Silvetrini architetti Project: 2011 Realization: […]


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