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Batlle & Roig Architects
Waste Treatment Facility


The Waste Treatment Facility (CTRV, in Spanish) is located on a hillside overlooking the Coll Cardús massif in the municipality of Vacarisses, in the district of the Vallès Occidental. This site is currently taken up by a controlled waste landfill site nearing its capacity limit. This fact has caused its managing body to consider regulating […]


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AART architects
Norwegian Wood The New Timber City


Stavanger has the highest concentration of wooden architecture in Northern Europe and the vision behind Norwegian Wood is to refine the city’s historic wooden architecture by creating an iconic and vibrant building complex, expressing a local identity and global vision. In this way Norwegian Wood is designed as a landmark project to mark Norway internationally […]


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COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
Dalian International Conference Center


The building has both to reflect the promising modern future of Dalian and its tradition as an important port, trade, industry and tourism city. The formal language of the project combines and merges the rational structure and organization of its modern conference center typology with the floating spaces of modernist architecture. Dalian is an important […]


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ARQme
BAF Building


The Site Located on the northern outskirts of Mexico City in a mountainous area in the municipality of Atizapan de Zaragoza. The property has six hectares adjoining the east to Federal highway Chamapa-Lecheria. The building is located 70 meters above the highway and serves as a retaining wall and a multi-use space. The Commissioning The […]


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Stonehenge Architects International
MP Residential Tower


Location:  Downtown Taipei, Fronting “The Da-An Park” 23 hectares of metropolitan park which is the largest urban park in southern Taipei. This district features conventional residential area of low-rise buildings. Challenges: – highest “FAR” + massive volume: Highest “FAR”( 630%, bonus included ) for residential projects in commercial zone within the vicinity of Taipei. This […]


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Teget Architecture
Yapi Kredi Operation center Development Project


The existing Operation Center (OPC) for Yapi Kredi Bank dated to 1998, designed by John Mc Aslan + Partners. It is located on a steeply sloping site overlooking the Sea of Marmara near the town of Gebze which is 20 km. away from Istanbul. It was housing 2,000 staff and comprises 10 linked courtyard buildings […]


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New Wave Architecture
Polour Rock Climbing Hall


Laying on the pristine context of Polour, overlooking the highest peak of Iran -Mount Damavand-, and responding the climbing potential of the region, a spirited sport facility is imprinted delicately in the rocky lands of Mazandaran. Being inspired by the geological process of the large-scale movements of the earth‘s crust and its tectonic forces, all end […]


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Baumschlager Eberle
BNP Paribas Fortis


Following an architectural design competition run in 2013, BNP Paribas Fortis has chosen the firm be baumschlager eberle to build its new headquarters. After demolishing the current building, construction of the new premises is expected to be completed towards the end of 2021. The future complex will enable the Bank to manage operating costs more […]


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Nextoffice
Construction Engeneering Disciplinary organisation of Qazvin


The main forming idea of this project lies in the geometrical involvement of two square loops tied to each other. These loops are in fact an abstract version of introverted pattern taken from Qazvin vernacular architecture. Herein, the loops -which earlier used to shape central court yards in a horizontal order- are tied in a […]


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Faris and Faris Architects
High Judiciary House


This is the winning entry for a competition put forward by the ministry of public works. The main target behind this project was to create an entity to house the High Judiciary Court in Jordan, and distinguish it from the other types of courts by providing it with its own separate building. The importance of this […]


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Baumschlager Eberle
Connect


High density, low values The project extends over two adjoining plots which have different owners: Credit Suisse Anlagestiftung, Zurich and Migros Pensionskasse MPK. For town planning and practical reasons the two clients have decided in favour of a complex covering both plots. The proximity to the city centre and its increasing densification provide an opportunity to emphasise the urban character here. […]


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HOK
The Francis Crick Institute


The building design encourages the sharing of knowledge and collaboration, distinguishing the Francis Crick Institute from other research facilities and helping to attract the world’s most talented scientists. Located in the heart of London, the institute is a landmark partnership between the UK’s three largest funders of biomedical research: the Medical Research Council; Cancer Research UK […]


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de-so
La boiserie Mazan


The ‘boiserie’, which translates as The Woodwork is a multi-function event center with a 1000-person capacity. The building emerges from the striped viticultural landscape of Provence, France, and is dominated by the giant Mount Ventoux. It is a unique example of timber and straw-bale construction. The program is split between two volumes to soften its […]


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Andrew Wright Associates
Scunthorpe Sports Academy


The vision for the RIBA open competition-winning scheme was to create a bold yet gentle fusion of architecture and landscape that would stimulate long-term regeneration in Scunthorpe. The brief called for an innovative design that would reinterpret the traditional ‘shoebox’ sports building to produce an inspirational attraction that would draw people back into Scunthorpe Central Park […]


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DAtrans Architecture Office
Public Service Center Xuzhou


The quasi square-shaped site of the project is next to the old Yellow River course in the downtown Xuzhou. Based on the official urban planning conditions we first determine the maximum volume and use the “volume reduction” strategy to choose a U-shaped geometry. A courtyard defined by the two wings of the office function along […]


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Architect Seema Puri & Zarir Mullan
notan Heights


I would like to believe that I am a contextualist, and the building I have designed fits into its neighbourhood without pandering to or copying its neighbours. Mumbai is the commercial capital of India, and Bandra, where this building is located is a busy suburb with mixed development of residential & commercial.. The building is located on […]


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Foster + Partners
New Luxury Condominium


Scott Resnick has announced Foster + Partners as design architect of 551 West 21st Street – a new, 19-story luxury condominium overlooking the Hudson River in West Chelsea. 551 West 21st Street features 44 large-scale residences, including three penthouses. Beyer Blinder Belle is the executive architect. GTIS Partners is the financial partner and Wells Fargo is the  construction lender. […]


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Alvaro Andrade
Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho


Context The Rowing High Performance Centre in Pocinho is located in one of the most beautiful and idyllic valleys in the world – the Douro valley – one of the places of choice for champions of this sport. The project is structured into three key components: Social Zone, Housing and Training. The entire project fuses […]


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AllesWirdGut
Rathausstrasse 1


Concept The proposed design is informed by the Historicist house from the late 19th century Gründerzeit period, the predominant building type in the cityscape of downtown Vienna. Combined with characteristic public uses of everyday urban life, the design articulates a concentrated version of a seminal modern Viennese city life: the Smart City Center. Gründerzeit neighborhood as […]


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de Jong Gortemaker Algra
Technology Building in Leuven


The new building on the edge of the university campus is not merely a functional building one has to accept, and certainly not an unavoidable intrusion either. Indeed, it enhances the visual appeal of the quarter and accommodates, on some 6000 square metres floor area, the quarter’s energy and data centre. For functional reasons the […]


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