// 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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Located in an upbeat urban mixed-use district that includes a class-A office building and residential condominium, a destination retail shopping venue is planned to complement existing amenities, the 44,000-SF Hotel Beaux Arts heralds a new boutique brand embodying an exclusive luxury experience. Inspired by the ‘art of experience,’ the design team created a hotel emulating […]


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The pendant light fixture measures about 16”x16” and has a stainless lamp holder with cable supports for a sensuous plane of fused glass. The fixture bounces some light back up to the ceiling as well as providing light that filters down through the fused glass plane. The texture of the glass, reminiscent of wrinkled silk, […]


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Norman Foster In the 21st Century Over the course of more than fifty years, the prolific oeuvre of Norman Foster has earned worldwide renown for its innovative approach and environmental commitment. The third AV monograph devoted to the British architect —after issues 38 and 78— gathers fifty works and projects developed in the 21st century, […]


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