// arthitectural / concrete
  • How do you go about making a typical 90s suburban supermarket, already worn and dilapidated, into a striking modern architectural statement? The original plan was to tear the store down and start again from scratch, however this proved beyond the budget. Instead, an ingenious and inexpensive redesign has transformed the building into a robust and […]


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  • The Truffle is a piece of nature built with earth, full of air. A space within a stone that sits on the ground and blends with the territory. It camouflages, by emulating the processes of mineral formation in its structure, and integrates with the natural environment, complying with its laws. We made a hole in […]


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The World Architecture Festival has announced the winners of 12 award categories on the fecond day of the festival. WAF category winners day 2 Civic and Community Sharon Davis Design | Women’s Opportunity Centre (Rwanda)  Designed in collaboration with Women for Women International, this mini-village transforms urban agglomeration and subsistence farming with an architectural agenda to […]


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Kite looks like a traditional box kite. It is delicate and lightweight, while simultaneously retaining a strong structural beauty. At first glance, this slender lounge appears to be too fragile to sit in. However, due to its masterly construction, the slim seat is able to support a significant weight in a comfortable and relaxed way. […]


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Towards a new paradigm – The burning issue in Metropolitan Bordeaux is a project of 50,000 housing units. Envisioned and designed to be a real estate opportunity, the overly dense development has created quite a controversy. The Viravent project proposes another paradigm. Built before the beginning of the 50,000 yet still comparable, given the shared […]


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The large residential estate Höxterstrasse Hagen of the Gemeinnützige Wohnstättengenossenschaft Hagen built in the 1970s shared the fate of many a residential sites of that time; they were considered as social hotspots and looked extremely rundown. The integrated project approach of the Dortmund architect, Andreas Hanke, remedied this problem. He planned the basic modernisation and […]


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