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Key Operation Inc. Architects
Share House Yakumo


Conversion of a building with convenient store on the ground floor and residence on first and second floors. Proposal was to use the ground floor as the owner’s residence where it is easy to make barrier-free, and to rent first and second floors as a share house with communal living room, kitchen, and bathrooms. The […]


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HASSELL
Ovolo Hotel


Hong Kong’s successful Hind Group recently entered the Australian market and their first project has been transforming a building of former lackluster serviced apartments on Little Bourke St in Melbourne’s CBD into the boutique Ovolo Hotel, aimed at tech-savvy professionals. A key part of the design challenge for the HASSELL team was instilling a unique ‘local identity’ into […]


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n.goyal & associates
City Mart and Hotel Fortune Excalibur


Project City Mart and Hotel Fortune Excalibur holds the distinctiveness of being a hybrid mall expressing a sense of permanence, coherence and grace on the 2.5 acre site set between the urban glass fabric of Gurgaon. City mart was envisioned by the nine x developers as to be the civic heart for an emerging residential […]


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Tony Owen Partners
Danks Street Offices


The new Danks & Bourke strata commercial building is a refurbishment of a 1960’s concrete furniture warehouse. It is located in the former industrial area of Danks Street, which has lately become a trendy hub for the designer commercial set. The triple-frontage building contains 4,000sqm of office space over two levels, a supermarket and specialty […]


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Office 25 Architects & Architeam
Orbis


Competition brief “The Revival of the Silo” is an international competition organized by “HOMEMADE DESSERT-ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITIONS”. The aim was to create a space for young designers and artists in the factory complex of Redtory, in Guangzhou, China. Considering the proposal’s range of possible program (creative spaces, design studios, workshops, galleries, design schools, machinery […]


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Crox International Co., Ltd
Lahas Zone Showrooms


Recognized by united nations and world banks, the City of Yiwu houses the world’s biggest small goods market, having seemingly arisen over night, is now the center of trading for small goods in the world. The people of Yiwu, once workers on the farming fields dared to change their fates and stepped into the world […]


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Juma Architects
419


The conversion of a 90m ² apartment in the year 1974, to establish a great spaciousness to create a loft feeling result. In the past, the apartment has a series of dark, concatenated spaces. The kitchen and entrance hall were therefore fully opened and pass into a spacious living room with fireplace. The large windows […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
REM island


Initiative In 2007 Concrete was asked by hospitality entrepreneur Nick van Loon to come up with an idea for the REM-island located in the river IJ in Amsterdam. Together with the housing corporation ‘De Principaal’ Nick van Loon developed the project in 2008. Concrete made the design for the renovation and expansion of the REM-island, […]


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inFORM studio
Detroit Public Schools


The Thorn Apple Valley redevelopment is an analysis into the adaptive reuse of a collection of processing and manufacturing facilities for the future use of office space and distribution for an urban school district. The Support Services Center is an extreme renovation to a 170,000 s.f. structure which, over the life of the building, resulted […]


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Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Lamar Headquarters


At its core, the design of this new workplace for a billboard advertising company’s corporate headquarters is informed by some fairly basic tenets: People like variety; They need places to congregate; Casual interaction fosters teamwork and creativity; Natural light is a good thing; A little visual excitement can’t hurt. To accomplish these goals, we radically […]


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Modulus
Universal Technologies Corporation


Focused on handling the worldwide acquisition and redistribution of helicopters and parts, UTC asked MODULUS to transform an existing 10,000 square foot dingy, abandoned warehouse building into a working environment they could thrive within. One, it was decided, rich with light, space, and shadow that would exemplify the company to literally and figuratively reach new […]


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Concrete Architectural Associates
Mercat


Mercat, the ninth member of the IQ family, is the Spanish sister of the Italian orientated Mazzo and French brasserie Witteveen. Similar to Mazzo and Witteveen, Mercat is a place where guests are welcome to eat drink and enjoy the whole day long. Besides the diverse cuisines, the location of the venue is one of […]


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Atrium
Planeta KVN


The project of reconstructing the building of “Havana” Movie Theater into “Planeta KVN” HQ* is not only highly responsive of the city environment and the “eternally young” image of the popular TV show, but also remarkably flexible in terms of its technical solution. * KVN – Klub Vesyólykh i Nakhódchivykh or Ka-Ve-En, “Club of the […]


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designyougo
Unter den Linden


Luxury flats and penthouses close to Brandenburger Gate. Conversion of an existing office building. Madame Tussaud at ground floor level will remain a long-term tenant. The redesigned facade will pursue a different approach to integrating Madame Tussauds strong identity. Flats The largest flats are all located towards “Unter den Linden”, with a generous living room and […]


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Olson Kundig Architects
The Bo Bartlett Center


Olson Kundig Architects is pleased to announce that it is designing The Bo Bartlett Center, an 18,425 square foot gallery and learning center at the RiverPark Campus of Columbus State University in Georgia. Tom Kundig, FAIA, a principal and owner of the firm, is leading the design of the project. Located on the second story […]


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C. F. Møller Architects
Siloetten


Many towns in Denmark have centrally-located industrial silos; most are no longer in use, but continue to visually dominate the local skyline. This is also the case with the town of Løgten north of Aarhus, where the former silo complex has been transformed into a ‘rural high-rise’, with 21 high-quality residences composed as individual and […]


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Hierve
Liverpool


The project involves the refurbishment of a former office building built in 1981, to be converted into a residential building with 23 apartments. It is worth saying that this building was considerably damaged during the 1985 earthquake. The whole building leaned itself towards the street by 1.20 meters, so the building had a big structural […]


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BHAM design studio
Water tower conversion


The history In a small terrain of 16m width by 20m long in the middle of a flat Belgian landscape, raises a 30m high water tower built between 1938 and 1941 for and by the village of Steenokkerzeel. It has been in service until the beginning of the nineties and was used by the Nazis during the […]


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UArchitects
Juvenile Pavilion


Unit 6 of “JJI De Hunnerberg, De Maasberg” in Overloon is converted from a prison for adults into an autonomously functioning juvenile detention institution. This is the first prison in the Netherlands where youngsters are treated in small groups of ten instead of twelve. So each youngster gets more treatment and coaching. The buildings are renovated […]


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Hierve
Las Torres


The project involves the refurbishment of a former office building built in 1981, to be converted into a residential building with 23 apartments. It is worth saying that this building was considerably damaged during the 1985 earthquake. The whole building leaned itself towards the street by 1.20 meters, so the building had a big structural […]


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