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GLR arquitectos – Gilberto L. Rodríguez
Urbania


Urbania is an urban recycling project located in downtown Monterrey. The task was to work with a building that used to house the old headquarters of the “Monterrey – New York Life” insurance company. Originally built in the late fifties, this building was converted into a rental residential project, with 130 units ranging from 500 […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Rose Garden Apartments


The project is located in the prominent green residential area of Ljubljana just on the edge of city centre. The main request was to develop 100 quality housing units with terraces surrounded by green. 3 Islands- elevated terraced villas The concept proposes three enclosed islands starting from layout of typical house with garden in the […]


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Agence Nicolas Michelin & Associés – Anma
The Zac du Grand Large-Neptune


The Zac du Grand Large-Neptune in Dunkerque got a special mention, Equerre d’argent, at the Moniteur Architecture Awards. Designed along the principle of sustainable development, the district conjugates different types of building and proposes public spaces on a diversity of scales. The Grand Large district lies in a special urban context: between the city and […]


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Cardinal Hardy
The Redpath Lofts


  The Redpath Lofts: consolidating the cultural and industrial landscape of the Lachine canal. Phases 2 and 3 : buildings E, F, G, I and J In continuity with Phase 1, the Groupe Cardinal Hardy just completed the 2nd and 3rd phases of the Redpath Lofts on the banks of the Lachine canal in Montreal. […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Shopping Roof Apartments


The initial task from the client was to build a new shopping mall on the plot of the existing one. Furthermore the new project proposed use of the shopping roof for additional volume-as new apartments. The wooden mass is located centrally in the village of Bohinjska Bistrica in the alpine area of Lake Bohinj. The […]


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dEMM Arquitectura
Living Foz


Located nearby Oporto’s seaside area, Living Foz is composed by 40 apartments distributed over 7 floors. Unleashing 30 percent of the plot area for a collective use garden, a relief to the neighboring construction is obtained. The balcony angle articulation creates spaces enriched by contrasts of light and shade, exposure and protection, emphasized by the […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Lace apartments


The location of the apartment block is in the centre of Nova Gorica (population 32.000) – Nova Gorica is situated in the west of Slovenia, adjacent the Slovene – Italian border. It lies 92 meters above sea level. The town has also very specific climate conditions – it is renowned as the hottest town in […]


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ONG&ONG
Kovan Residences


Nestled in Kovan’s heartland, Kovan Residences differentiates itself by being a transition between suburban living in an eco-luxurious development that comes complete with an extensive array of facilities and amenities. The winning attribute of this moderately large development of 7 blocks of 16 storey apartments is its proximity to Kovan MRT station which is mere […]


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Aleksandar Savikin
Residential and commercial building in Smetanina Street


The building is located in the elite and very quiet part of Belgrade (Dedinje), known as the most beautiful and greenest part of town with both recently built and pre-war villas. The building is free standing, surrounded by a garden. It consists of three lamellas. In the central lamella there is an entrance hall with […]


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KOZ Architectes
28 Social Housing Units in Courbevoie


In 2007, Groupe 3F and the Courbevoie Town Council launched a competition for a social housing project on the last remaining plot in the urban development zone of Les Fauvelles. The instructions given to the teams were as follows: « the project must present new approaches for social housing in densely occupied urban settings». Our […]


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C+C04Studio
Condominio P


Condominio P is a residential building, built in an area undergoing profound urban change where the buildings built between the 1930s and the 1950s were replaced with poor-quality buildings over the last 20 years. The design idea for the new condominio P building derives from the synthesis of architectonic rigor and the desire for detachment […]


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Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
Korsgata5


The apartment building, located on Grünerløkka in an area called Ny York (New York), today one of the most colourful and diverse areas in Oslo. The block is a rare remaining example of the intimate blend of housing and small scale industry typical of the 19th century. The new structure is designed with special appreciation […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Hayrack Apartments


The site is the edge of alpine town Cerklje (near the Ljubljana Airport) with beautiful views to surrounding fields and mountains. On the site there is beautiful protected 300 year old lime-tree. The plan of the building therefore is L-shaped and embraces a green area around the tree. Also mountain views are opening from this […]


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OFIS arhitekti
Honeycomb Apartments


The project is a winning entry for two housing blocks in a competition convoked by the Slovenia Housing Fund, a government-run program that is providing low-cost apartments for young families. The proposal won for economic, rational and functional issues but mostly for the ratio between gross vs. saleable surface area and the flexibility of the […]


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GAD & Gökhan Avcıoğlu
One & Ortakoy


RT is a mixed use complex currently under construction in the Istanbul neighborhood of Ortakoy.  The project consists of two buildings; one building is residential and the second is commercial and retail.  Nestled next to a hillside, the project will be an iconic step forward in the modernization of the area. The project’s form, façade […]


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SLVK
Manantiales Apartment Building


The building located in a regeneration zone of Mexico City that is growing in popularity houses 47 apartments, 55 m2 each. The building has a green rooftop that stands in contrast with the gray surroundings. The structure is “u” shaped, with all the apartments having views both on the inside and out facades. The windows […]


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BIG
8 House


With spectacular views towards the Copenhagen Canal and over Kalvebod Fælled’s protected, open spaces, 8 House will not only be offering residences to people in all of life’s stages as well as office spaces to the city’s business and trade – it will also serve as a house that allows people to bike all the […]


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BIG and JDS
The Mountain


How do you combine the splendours of the suburban backyard with the social intensity of urban density? The Mountain is the 2nd generation of the VM Houses – same client, same size and same street. The program, however, is 2/3 parking and 1/3 living. What if the parking area became the base upon which to […]


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Stefan Forster Architekten
Lyonerstraße Residential Tower


The Lyoner Quarter in Frankfurt Niederrad is to be transformed. The first plans for the restructuring of this existing office area shall provide a range of new attractive living spaces. This pilot project for the restructuring of the Lyoner quarter sees the reorganization of an existing derelict office tower into a block of flats by […]


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James Law Cybertecture
Aquaria Grande


Architect’s concept/design idea—how did s/he arrive at this design? Aquaria Grande is an iconic residential development intended to become the landmark in Borivali of Mumbai. This distinctive project originated from the idea of adjacent forestry and trees. Using nature as an inspiration, the development encapsulates the natural form of indigenous trees and how it grows […]


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