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Erginoğlu & Çalışlar
Salt Repository – Medina Turgul DDB Headquarters


Erginoğlu & Çalışlar participated in the World Architecture Festival (WAF) held in Barcelona on 3-5 November 2010 in four separate categories and was shortlisted in all four. Leaving 236 finalists competing in different categories behind, Erginoğlu & Çalışlar was awarded FIRST PRIZE in the “New and Old” category with the Salt Repository (Tuzambarı) building in […]


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Vanden Eeckhoudt-Creyf
Maison Nicolas


It’s a transformation of an old small workers house in Brussels. The original staircase has been moved and can free up the space and distribute small levels that overlap each other. A bar fire accentuates the verticality of the house and lets down more quickly from one floor to another. Location: Avenue Van Volxem, Brussels, […]


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Taylor_Smyth Architects
Bishop Street Residence


On a narrow street of Victorian, working class cottages in Toronto’s Yorkville neighbourhood, Bishop Street Residence is the conversion of a post-industrial building from a graphic design firm to a bachelor’s residence. The design negotiates the tightness and public nature of its urban site, while playing out desirable scenarios of a contemporary, urban retreat. The […]


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BIG
Danish Maritime Museum


  How does one breathe new life into an abandoned dry dock? While researching the placement of the Maritime Museum, we discovered the abandoned yet cavernous 150m long, 25m wide, and 9m deep concrete dry dock and knew straightaway that we had found the ideal location for our proposal. In order to build the Maritime […]


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Claudio Nardi Architects
Mocak, Museum of contemporary art in Kracow


The area designated for the new museum of contemporary art in Krakow coincides, in part, with the industrial pavilions of the Schindler Factory, a place long fixed in the collective memory and in the history of men, their crimes as well as their heroic acts. The idea of transforming those spaces, of integrating them with […]


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logon architecture
Surpass Court


In the dense downtown areas of Shanghai where a patch of open space is virtually an unattainable luxury, it is also where the fastest sprouting urban lifestyle is taking place. More and more people in Shanghai are beginning to explore their urban environment; they interact with the city and seek for places of distinct identities. […]


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Vanden Eeckhoudt – Creyf
Galerie Meessen-De Clerq


Conversion of a bourgeois house into a contemporary art gallery and an appartment for the gallery owner and his family. Intervention on circulation and space, sober but radical. The project was to build a mansion into an art gallery with a housing for the gallery. Due to the existing strong image of the building, the […]


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Zecc Architecten
Residential Church XL


Context – In the Netherlands there are hundreds of empty churches. Since 1970 more than 1000 churches are closed by church communities. More than 1/3 was demolished and half of the Catholic churches were thrown down. The coming years another 1000 churches will lose their original function. Fewer people go to church and the costs […]


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Studio Rolf.fr i.p.w. Zecc Architecten
Black Pearl


Social context: This house takes part of a program of the congregation Rotterdam who wanted to revitalize disadvantaged neighborhoods by selling metier houses to private persons. These homes have in common that they are neglected the last few years and have to be refreshed. The buildings usually consist of several small apartments, one per layer. […]


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dEMM Arquitectura
Quinta SC


The conversion of the nineteenth century parochial house required an approach to current demands of comfort, which led to a reformulation of the living areas, creating a new functional distribution. Integrating the contemporary habitat and programatic requirements, the use of a new language is a way to highlight and enhance the existing one. The wooden […]


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Davide Macullo Architects
Spa and Wellness Facilities at Elounda Beach Resort


This refurbishment project of the Elounda Beach Resort Hotel Crete penthouse into luxury spa and wellness facilities treats the internal and external spaces as a whole.  From the outset, the integration of the striking surrounding landscape has been the most important concern to the design development. The principle intention of the project is to ensure […]


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Smolenicky & Partner Architektur
Museum IWC, Schaffhausen


New watch museum, boutique, conversion of the main entrance area in the historic building of the IWC. The museum consists of two wings: West wing: company history and watches 1868 – 1950, animated multimedia presentation of the company’s history. East wing: watches and product families 1950 until today. Highly intricate watches and individual pieces, boutique, […]


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3LHD
Zagreb Dance Center


The opening of big movieplex cinemas in Zagreb has led to the dying out of old cinema theaters in the city center. The City of Zagreb, who is the owner of the old cinema Lika, decided to reuse the space for new cultural facilities. In that scenario old cinema Lika was given the role of […]


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Kavellaris Urban Design
Munster


This project is an urban sculpture masquerading as a building, tucked away in the back streets of North Melbourne. It is a fragment of the matrix of converted industrial buildings that are changing the demography and urban character of the city’s fringe. The converted warehouse is comprised of two three-storey dwellings that interlock in plan […]


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EM2N
Rosenberg Conversion


Their special typology means that the ‘hall houses’ on Bettenplatz occupy a niche in the market for owner-occupied apartments. The conversion project in the Rosenberg district of Winterthur is the first project by DN2M, the project developer daughter of EM2N. A supermarket erected in 1961 was converted into five architecturally ambitious ‘hall houses’. The original […]


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Zecc Architecten
Chapel Utrecht


The balcony at the organ is maintained and extended in the shape of a organizing element, free in the space. This element defines the different living spaces, like living, cooking and studying, in the chapel. A new spatial hierarchy is created by the asymmetric placing of the organizing element. The object is kept very minimalistic […]


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