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Serious Request


Around Christmas in 2013, we donated a design to ‘Serious Request’, which is a program held by the Korea National Red Cross. This program is a new-fashioned charity event which is immensely unique and interactive. Originally, ‘Serious Request(SR)’ is a 10-year-old event hosted by Hollad Red Cross and 3FM radio station. To help second-class citizen […]


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Jiakun architects
The hotel of Nanjing CIPEA


The project takes the strategy of “breaking one into two, whole into parts”, conceals the public spaces down in the valley, and breaks the guest rooms of ridge into small volumes. The whole building cluster hence gets used to the terrain and integrates with the environment.   Concrete blocks of black, white and gray are […]


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Rossetti + Wyss Architekten AG
Trublerhütte


The Site The 14-year-old Trublerhütte is burned in November 2005 due to a technical defect. As the existing foundation and the premises have taken in the basement by the little fire damage, the City Council decided to rebuild the new Trublerhütte on the existing base. Situated on a sloped clearing cabin the cottage is virtually surrounded […]


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Eduardo Souto de Moura
Cultural Center of Viana do Castelo


The building is implanted in the zone foreseen in the plan, aligned in the south side with one of the buildings projected by Architect Fernando Távora. In front of the North elevation it is foreseen an arborized square with alleys that mark the entries of the Pavilion. In this square will exist a slope that will […]


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Ramon Bernabe Simo+ Tomas Labanc
OPEN


Preparing for the Future ‘When future is unknown, the most logical course of action is to propose something flexible.’  The complexity of a city can be difficult to accurately project. Cities are dynamic and ever changing entities. We can think about a city like a network of climbing plants that grow organically. When their organic […]


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DL+A
Coca Cola Spain Headquarters


The employees of the company Coca Cola Spain should work at a simple and exact headquarters.  The ornament, the architectural formal detail, is out of place, the same as trying to give new silhouettes to the brand. We have always thought that the material must be used in a precise way, without anecdotes that may […]


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Chan Sau Yan Associates
Tokio Marine Centre


Located at the junction of Cecil and McCallum Street, the 124.5m high building, which generates 14,500sqm of gross floor area, accommodates 21 storeys and a basement. As the regional headquarters of a major insurance company, the design combines architectural innovation, structural integrity, efficiency in the use of energy and water, as well as comfortable and […]


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Molo, d/dt, Frank La Riviere Architects
Nebuta-no-ie Warasse


In August, Nebuta Festival (origin 8th century) fever descends upon Aomori. Nebuta, created anew each year, take the form of huge (9 x 7 x 5.5 m) paper lantern like floats showing warriors from Japanese and Chinese history and myth in dramatic poses often showing battle scenes. Roughly 20 large Nebuta are paraded through the […]


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SOSTUDIO / Sergio Orduña Architects
BONAMPAK 77


The BONAMPAK 77 project involves the building of commercial premises and offices on a plot of land located in Cancun´s most up and coming area. The building is divided up asymmetrically by a cube covered with red aluminum panels and slotted into place from the front of the building towards the back to create a […]


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Meritxell Inaraja i Genís
La Seca


The Seca was the name of the Royal Mint of the Corona de Aragón. The term “Seca” comes from the Arabic word Sekka, which means “place where coins are manufactured.” Occupied several buildings in the district of La Ribera de Barcelona and coined money unevenly through time between the fifteenth and nineteenth centuries. The building […]


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Hani Hassan Architects
Palestine Guest House


For many years, palestine has struggled to emerge socially and politically as a nation that has shown to have an ancient culture, which began 4500 years ago with the appearance of the first Arab Canaanite tribes. Its location in the heart of the Middle East turned it ‘in the meeting place of many cultures and […]


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Schmidt hammer Lassen Architects
The crystal


“Freestanding on the site, the building reads as a transparent, geometrical, glazed form which, resting only on a single point and a single line, floats as a visually light, crystalline structure above the plaza,” explained Partner Mr Kim Holst Jensen of Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects. He continued: “The building and the plaza are designed to […]


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Israel Alba
Valencia waste treatment plant


The waste-treatment plant (WTP) is located on the outskirts of the city of Valenciain an area close to the airport, where the crop fields and market gardens stretch out like a sea of gold and green – a typical image in this place, famed for its fertile land and gentle Mediterranean climate. This project, conceived […]


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Magnusson Architecture and Planning
New Workforce Housing Looks Market-Rate


Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) announces the official opening of its latest workforce housing project, 22 Tarrytown Road, in Greenburgh, NY. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place this morning and included guided tours of the apartments. Westhab, the largest provider of affordable and workforce housing in Westchester County, commissioned the project. The new structure replaces a distressed […]


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Henn Architekten
Deutsche Flugsicherung


With the extension of Munich Airport, DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung, the company in charge of air traffic control in Germany will receive a high-tech and energy-efficient building. Furthermore, a new air traffic control system designed to improve control of the entire air space over southern Germany will be in-stalled on a total of 15,000 sqm once the building is […]


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DP Architects Pte Ltd
The Clift


The Clift, a stately and impressive 43-storey tower, defines a whole new identity of urban living. Consistent with URA’s vision to inject more living population into the city centre, the development is situated on McCallum Street, in the heart of the Central Business District. Designed in 2007, The Clift aims to redefine a whole new […]


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Francis Cauffman
Rochester Institute of Technology


Housing brand-new science departments, the brick-and-glass Institute Hall creates a prototype for the academic science classroom of the future. Francis Cauffman announces the official opening of landmark new science facility, Institute Hall. The 78,000-sq.-ft., $26 million research building houses RIT’s brand-new chemical and biomedical engineering departments. Serving as a crossroads for the campus community, the building’s […]


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Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
Victoria Tower


As one of the tallest buildings in Stockholm, Victoria Tower stands out among its neighbours and acts as an icon of the surround area. Situated between Stockholm proper and the city airport, the tower serves a nearby office park with conference and office facilities, as well as providing a 229 room hotel. The tessellated façade […]


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Ippolito Fleitz Group
The Town Hall


The Town Hall, built 1726-30, is a symbol of Schorndorf (population 38,000), a stand-alone structure which dominates the town’s market square. For the initial conversion stage the upper floors were renovated in line with energy efficiency and listed building requirements. In the second building phase came the reconfiguration of public areas in the basement as […]


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ACXT Arquitectos
Certest Biotec


The main activity of Certest Biotec involves research, development and manufacturing of diagnostic tests. Due to its rapid growth, the company decided to move its premises from the business incubator at the European Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) in Aragon to a free 8,000 m2 plot with a dominant position in the San Mateo de […]


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