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Quixotic Architecture
Lido


THE PROPOSAL. The proposed site for the Lido beach pavilion development stands 0.8 miles west of Marine Court on the site of Sidney Little’s famous 1930’s bathing pool in West St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. The project is aimed at regenerating the most westerly end of St Leonards seafront and is situated on the new south coast […]


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Lighting Design Collective
Urban light art piece in Helsinki


Architectural lighting design firm LDC (Lighting Design Collective S.L.) has been awarded a prize to realize a permanent urban light art piece in Helsinki, Finland – an official project for Helsinki World Design Capital 2012. The art piece will convert a disused oil silo into a wondrous light display and a civic space. Public will gain access to the vast […]


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Söhne & Partner Architekten
Albertina Passage


Albertina Passage – A place for fun, a place for pleasure The main challenge at Albertina Passage was to recreate an abandoned pedestrian underpass at the very center of Vienna into a modern dinner club for up to 300 persons. Our target was to design a club that is suitable for an elegant dinner as […]


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Ahlbrecht Felix Scheidt Kasprusch
Haus der Essener Geschichte


The city of Essen invited to an Europe-wide competition in 2005 with the goal to accommodate the insufficient and at different places stored archival documents of the city, the administration of the city archive, its public library, an auditorium and a museum for the recent history of the city. An important point was to keep […]


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CUBE Architecten
De Overkant


Amsterdam gets a new piece of bustling city at one of the most beautiful spots on the IJ, De Overkant. This project involves the redevelopment of the 30,000 premises of the former Stork factory in Amsterdam North. At the end of 2009 CUBE architecten and SOLUZ have won the architects selection with their sketch design. Since then we […]


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LENS°ASS Architecten
Rabbit hole


A farm in the sloping Pajottenland landscape becomes a private family home and veterinary practice. A masoned brick shaft that connects the practice, the private home and the garden brings order to a cluster of existing buildings. The shaft was nicknamed ‘the rabbit hole’. It leads to an inside yard, which is also finished in […]


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Project Orange
Shoreham Street


192 Shoreham Street is a Victorian industrial brick building sited at the edge of the Cultural Industries Quarter Conservation Area of Sheffield. It is not listed but considered locally significant. The completed development seeks to rehabilitate the once redundant building, celebrate its industrial heritage and make it relevant to its newly vibrant context. The brief […]


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Finne Architects
Christian Science Reading Room


A Conversation between Past and Present A 1905 bungalow located in Issaquah, about 25 miles east of Seattle, has been completely renovated in order to create a new Reading Room for the Christian Science Church. Anchored by a new reflecting pool on the corner of the site, the new Reading Room brings a frankly modern […]


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Art Arquitectos
ALEF Corporate Offices


To avoid demolition and the transportation of the remains, ART Arquitectos worked in the renovation of a functionalist building in the Cuauhtémoc district in Mexico City. The building used to be a language school with 2 and 3 levels. For the new corporate offices, additions were made to even the 3 levels needed for the […]


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NRJA
Reconstruction of former police station to apartment building


Reconstruction of former police station to apartment building For the first decade of the 20th century solid position in different formal versions maintained “brick style”. It was characteristic for industrial and public buildings, such as the police station building in Kugu Street, 15/17 (around 1900). Reinhold Schmaeling buildings, especially schools, hospitals and public buildings created […]


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ar-ter
Poses Basses


Situated in the small village of Poses Basses in Jussy, this farm dating 1850 is a part of a set of houses and of rural dependencies of a farmer family in an agricultural domain. The rural building consists of three spans allocated to the traditional function: the barn, the stable, the cellar. The intervention is […]


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Tabanlioglu Architects
Çankaya Mosque


Site also being a contribution of family, Çankaya Mosque was first designed by father architect and built in 1961 and now 50 years later, as a family and architectural heritage, under renovation by the architect son, align with 21st century concerns and capacities. The mosque is located in Çankaya- the core of Capital Ankara – […]


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ARX
Ílhavo City Library


Ílhavo City Library is located in the remains of the Manor Visconde de Almeida, a noble house from the 17th-18th century, later transformed and demolished. From the original building only the main façade, oriented southeast, and the chapel, both in ruins, were left. There was no trace from the carriage porch which completed the building […]


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Aristide Antonas
Hotel Bus


A two levels bus is transformed to a small moving hotel. A “bed and breakfast” space is installed in an existing double-deck bus structure. The bus can be used by small communities that have to commute or work together when traveling for any reason. It can also accept dwellers in places that will be visited […]


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Avenue Road
The Rug Company


Avenue Road, Canada’s premier venue for exclusive home furnishings, celebrates the opening this week of its dramatic new showroom in Toronto’s vibrant Leslieville district. Designed by acclaimed interior design firm Yabu Pushelberg, the showroom at 415 Eastern Avenue encompasses nearly 15,000 square feet over three levels in the former Consumers Gas Co. Building. Providing five […]


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SOLID architecture
Verbund Headquarter Facade


1. Starting point and the task set The headquarters of the Verbund AG is a block perimeter development built around a central courtyard in Vienna’s first district. It was erected between 1952 and 1954 to designs by Carl Appel and is bordered on three sides by public streets or squares. The street facade extends from […]


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Totement/Paper
Nikolo-Uryupino House


In the prestigious villa community of Novo-Uryupino, the architectural studio TOTEMENT/PAPER reconstructed one of the houses. The house, initially executed in the traditional “New Russian” style, got an “updating” injection and a completely renovated look. TOTEMENT/PAPER studio was invited to take on the project back in the summer of 2010. The commission was put in […]


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ar-ter
Transformation of a stable in Choully


Situated on the crest of the hillside of Choully, the domain, built between 1700 and 1715, consists of various bodies of buildings : barn, stable, press, house and place setting, organized around a courtyard of coal nuts. The rehabilitation is characterized by the respect for the typology of origin, its development and the insertion of […]


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Two/Bo arquitectura + Luis Twose Arquitecto
Grifols Academy


The aim of the Project was to convert a sixteenth-century house into a new academy centre. The site is  located in Parets del Vallés and is surrounded by a group of new factories.  The house was one of the few vestiges of the rural past of the town. Before architects intervention, the house was abandoned […]


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Stanton Williams
Bourne Hill Offices


Stanton Williams were commissioned to design new offices for Wiltshire Council on a sensitive historic site at Bourne Hill, Salisbury. The new Council building is a marriage of a new building and the restored Grade II* listed Bourne Hill House. The new building has 2600m2 of flexible, open plan offices that enjoy generous views of […]


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