// arthitectural / eco
  • Astana City Vision is the project for a new facility capable of accommodating up to 30,000 residents, workers and visitors. This project finds its right place in the young and lively capital of Kazakhstan, where urban development is carefully administered especially in anticipation of the upcoming international events in which the city is called to […]


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  • The ‘’Gecekondoo’’ project, developed by Sinan Logie, is an urban activist answer to the ongoing Urban Operations in Istanbul, Turkey.  ‘’Gece Kondu’’ (literally: Landed overnight) defines Turkish informal dwellings. Born during the industrialization period of the country, after 1946, these houses mimicking the Turkish rural habitat can be seen in the country’s urban areas.   […]


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“In a city of concrete, a city stranger to green spaces, a city where sidewalks like roads have been carjacked, a city where a dark smog looms over daily, youʼd figure, thereʼs more to rooftops than rooftop bars”. Quoting Sir Mark Sykes, on his last visit to Beirut. Beirut is a concrete and pollution mayhem. […]


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Grandfather made a very small wooden chair for his grandson before he was born. Now, the grandson is 40 years old. A small chair still lives in grandmother’s house – keeps the door open, serves as a stair to reach the things placed on higher shelves in the kitchen, for sitting and putting on shoes in a hall […]


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Moxon Architects have completed Castle Green Bridge, located in the grounds of a scheduled ancient monument, in the market town of Taunton. The Bridge has been shortlisted for a BCIA [British Construction Industry Award] as well as being shortlisted for an RIBA award and was the winner of the ACE [Association of Consulting Engineers] ‘Constructing […]


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Between 1953 and 1959, Pierre Paulin’s initial creations were produced by Meubles TV and Thonet France. In 1958 though, he met Kho Liang Te, Artistic Director of Artifort, and his Managing Director Harry Wagemans, who were on the lookout for a French designer. With the pick of many promising young talents, they had the foresight […]


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