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  • Building History: Constructed in 1911, the Buick Building was the first automobile showroom in Oklahoma City and began what is now known as Automobile Alley. Unlike most modern sales dealerships, this was a direct sales outlet built and owned by the Buick Motor Company of Detroit. With its limestone ornamentation and embossed name, the two-story […]


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  • City Arts Center from Oklahoma City is expanding its operations in the region. Having a satellite gallery in Marfa, Texas, a town with a well- established reputation in the international art arena, will stimulate further interest in CAC throughout the world. The Mission of Marfa Contemporary Gallery encourages artistic expression in all its forms through […]


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A former industrial complex from the mid-20th century, with 650 square metres of hall space and visible traces of its previous use as a machine shop: an elevated foreman’s office once used for supervising shop-floor operations tells a tale of order, streamlining and clear-cut hierarchies. For Designliga, this legacy of German industrialization is a mirror […]


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A spa and rooftop pool were designated to sit atop a 20 storey apartment building in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The developers had in mind a small jacuzzi like pool, surrounded by terraces. Wooden floating decks and beds were created on top of the shallow pools, further enhancing the sky lounge theme. All textures were […]


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