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Franken Architekten
Open Wall


IDEAL is a shower seperation manufacturer based in Foshan in China. The design for the IDEAL headquarters includes a production facility, in addition to quality control, a representative administration building, a cafeteria building for 500 employees, various facilities for sport and social activities, a kindergarten and an eleven-story apartment complex with 262 residential units for employees. […]


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3XN Architects
UN City


3XN’s eight pointed star shaped UN City is inaugurated in Copenhagen The new regional head office of the United Nations is designed with clear references to the UN’s identity and values: It is a building that physically reaches out to all parts the world, while the sculptural staircase in its core reflects the UN’s work […]


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bergmeisterwolf architekten
Winery Schreckbichl


The aim was to give the „non-architectural“ winery from the 1960s a new overall picture and at the same time create a unity. The newly added parts symbolize the development and technology of modern time and should be recognized as such. They could be compared to the philosophy of the winery where the progress of […]


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FJMT
Concourse Chatswood


The Concourse Chatswood, located in the heart of Sydney’s North Shore, offers a dynamic range of live arts and entertainment. The project revitalizes the heart of the third largest retail precinct in Australia and has become the new iconic, civic and cultural heart of the North Shore. It features a major public open space, a […]


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ELASTICOSPA + 3
Slow horse


The all project tries to bring in a new aura, in a town developed in the seventies for mere lucrative purposes. A place that gives its best when snow covers the eyesores of architecture arrogance. Just like a child, the building will play with snow, compacting and piling it in specific places, pre-defined by the shape […]


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ADM
Administrative building


Stylish Improvement This summer, the architectural workshop ADM is completing the project of renovating a 1950s administrative building, which is to drastically change its appearance. The edifice was built in 1951. First, it was a planning institute, and in recent years its premises were let on lease. The building itself was of no particular architectural interest […]


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DWGBA Estudio
El Polo informático en Tandil


The location of the Project is in the countryside so our main interest was create a building with a strong sense of public space in relation with future expansion of the town, both for business and social activities. It was also released as a part of a whole to be connected to the plot of […]


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Jendretzki
Ocasa


This re-imagining of an Ulrich Franzen masterpiece, delicately updates materials, and reconfigures its use adapting it for a corporate headquarters of a shipping company.  The division of the individual spaces generates the creation of volumes stand distant enough to structure so that its original features are still primary to the whole. The use of wood […]


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YBGSNA
Newark Visitor’s Center


Designing the Newark Visitor’s Center meant bridging between opposing forces. On the one hand, there was a need to address the adjacency to the metropolitan center of NYC and its main transportation Hub – the Penn Station. This perspective implied the creation of a vibrant architectural event, which is capable of containing the centrality of […]


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SADAR + VUGA
Air Traffic Control Center


On the 8th of May 2013, the new Air Traffic Control at the Ljubljana airport will be opened. A new building comprises air control center with 24/7 amenities and office premises of the ATCC Slovenia. The Air Traffic Control Centre is a highly demanding and complex object due to the nature of the institution it hosts. […]


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kadawittfeldarchitektur
Nuremberg Fair


The existing center entrance to the Nürnberg Fair was inappropriate in its “role” as the main entrance: the narrow entrance lobby could not be clearly recognized from the exterior. The new louvered roof can be seen even from far away, acting as a sign which connects various exterior and interior spaces and spans across the […]


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Clever Architekten + Ingenieure
Showroom Ritzenhoff


White as an attitude The design of the new showroom at the headquarters of Ritzenhoff AG was inspired by the form of a hot glass drop with regard to the glassworks tradition of the company. The new showroom was not supposed to compete with the classical modern administration building, but to stand as unobtrusive structure. […]


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James & Mau
San Vicente Ferrer


In a context of consolidated historical neighborhood of Madrid, the architects faced strict dimensions and facade regulations. The idea was to make the most out of a very limited area and give charisma to this little building in way it can adapt to its environment without being a simple re-edition of the past. “The strategy is contemporary mimicry […]


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Tomas Labanc & Ramon Bernabe Simo
Daegu Library


A library should provide a dynamic space that facilitates the interactions between people and information. It must provide flexibility to accommodate the evolving ways in which people access and inteact with information. The new Daegu Gosan Public Library will provide a cultural meeting place in the community by providing an open, multi-media foccused facility for […]


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Renner Hainke Wirth
The Cruise Centre Hamburg


The Cruise Centre Hamburg is located near the “Fischmarkt” in Hamburg-Altona, between the former England Ferry terminal and the emblematic Dockland building. At one end, the building’s elongated linearity fits in with urban developments on the banks of the River Elbe; at the other, where it nears the Dockland Building to the west, there is […]


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WZMH Architects
NSPI – Nova Scotia Power Corporate Headquarters


First Building in Atlantic Canada to Receive LEED Platinum Certification The project is located on a 5-acre site at the southern end of the Halifax downtown waterfront with access from Lower Water Street. The site steps down approximately 7.5m from Lower Water Street to the harbour, east of the site. To the south there has […]


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AGi architects
General Department of the Information System


AGi architects, in collaboration with Bonyan Design, win the competition for building the General Department of the Information System in Kuwait.  The design proposal developed by the architecture firm led by Joaquin Perez-Goicoechea, Nasser Abulhasan and Salvador Cejudo, AGi architects, in collaboration with Bonyan Design, has won the competition for the design and building of […]


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Zaha Hadid Architects
CMA CGM Tower


The tower stands at the centre of the city’s ambitious regeneration project, Euroméditerranée, located 1km north of the historic centre, adjacent to the commercial port. The site lies 100m back from the sea edge where the elevated motorway viaduct separates as it arrives into the north of the city. At ground level the site is dominated by the sweeping concrete viaducts overhead and the rhythmic […]


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A/ZC – Atelier Zündel & Cristea
Notre Dame de Bon Secours


The architecture of retirement homes today is stereotyped. Architects try hard to “cram” the elderly into buildings with specific labeling, such as “cottages”, “villages for the old”, “frail care lodges”, whose overall aim is to reflect the symbolically rural. The exterior aspect of these buildings is usually requested to be conceived of rather traditionally, with […]


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bergmeisterwolf architekten
block of wood


The estate in exceptional location – roundabout Pontives – the street leads to Gröden from Klausen and Bozen – is the obvious place for the new construction of the wood carving Perathoner. The new building should point out the long tradition of Gröden’s craft industry and the material wood. The corporate identity of wood carving should be expressed […]


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