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  • Norman Foster In the 21st Century Over the course of more than fifty years, the prolific oeuvre of Norman Foster has earned worldwide renown for its innovative approach and environmental commitment. The third AV monograph devoted to the British architect —after issues 38 and 78— gathers fifty works and projects developed in the 21st century, […]


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  • Steven Holl Architects is pleased to announce the release of a new book, Urban Hopes: Made in China by Steven Holl, edited by Christoph a. Kumpusch and published by Lars Müller Publishers. Embracing the reality of cities—and the infrastructural, economic, and societal challenges that they face—has inspired a distinctive genre of new work from Steven Holl […]


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Summer at the Serpentine Ten years of temporary pavilions by top architects Since 2000, the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Kensington Gardens has called on some of the world’s top architects to design summer pavilions – temporary structures that are erected next to the Gallery itself for a three-month period. The Serpentine, which was built in […]


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This 37 storey residential tower is located above the eastern end of the existing Oasis shopping centre at Broadbeach on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The building is centred over the existing monorail turning circle and is directly linked to the monorail station at level 3 of the shopping centre. The residential tower contains 134 apartments, a gymnasium/health club and […]


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In the elaboration of this project, due to our client’s fascination by the landscape’s beauty, we tried to produce an architecture that minimized disturbances to the environment. We chose a mono-oriented plan, which was rationalized and simplified to be inscribed in the plot’s width. Instead of providing the environment for the object “house”, the land was […]


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In contrast to glass and other transparent materials, concrete does obviously not apply to be a material suited for translucent constructions. In the year 1935, in France, the first experiments with light transmitting elements and conccrete lead the way to nowadays modern material Light Transmitting Concrete. It took over 80 years to develop, but today, […]


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