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Ian Simpson Architects
Verde, major student accommodation complex in Newcastle


Verde, a major new student accommodation complex in the centre of Newcastle, by Ian Simpson Architects, has started on site. Located on the Science Central site in the city centre, the new £21m complex will house 543 student residential bedrooms. Work on the site is expected to last for just under two years with the […]


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Kohn Pedersen Fox
McCord Hall


At Arizona State University’s McCord Hall, architects KPF and lighting designers Lam Partners used light to give the building a dynamic nighttime feature. “The oculus at McCord Hall can be conceived as a ‘pivot’ between the two wings of the school. To emphasize this, we wanted to create a visual anchor that was as interesting […]


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TheeAe LTD.
The Guggenheim Helsinki Museum


The environment present in the city is the cityscape that creates the characterisc of the town. It is a form of elevation that our eye can capture. It may be an expression of our needs to survive in the town. Furthermore, it would generate emotional and sentimental effusion by creating a memory out of it. […]


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Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes
Université de Provence à Aix-en-Provence – Nature instead of Technology


A major gesture is not always needed. In further developing a campus that dates originally from the 1960s Dietmar Feichtinger shows that added value can be better achieved through restraint, carefully positioned cubes and subtle facade rhythms than by the use of showy sculptural symbols. Gesture as provocation At times the entire art of the […]


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Cogdell & Mendrala
Georgia Southern Lakeside and Landrum Dining Halls


In order for Georgia Southern University to improve the sustainability and usability goals of their new Statesboro campus dining facilities, the architect for the project hired Trident Sustainability Group to develop and implement the sought sustainable requirements for LEED certification. With Trident Sustainability’s assistance, the new Lakeside and Landrum Dining Halls were able to successfully […]


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Tectoniques Architects
Early Childhood Center, Autun


A chameleonic project The Early Childhood Center in Autun is something of an architectural exception in terms of the production of the agency Tectoniques. A single-storey right-angle building, topped off with a broad, iridescent, reflective cap, it is a surprising presence in the surrounding environment and frames, in a playful and joyful manner, an urban […]


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Smith Vigeant architects
Discovery Centre for the Mont-Tremblant National Park


The Prize-Winner Laureate of the 4th edition of the “Prix d’excellence CECOBOIS 2014” is awarded to SMITH VIGEANT ARCHITECTS for their project “Centre de découverte du parc national du Mont-Tremblant” in the category “Interior Design”. The project also won the “Sustainable Design Award” at the Grand Prix du Design and the “Jury Favourite” at the […]


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Giancarlo Mazzanti
León de Greiff Library / La Ladera Parque Biblioteca


Design concept The aim for the project is to establish a project that enables the biggest amount of urban connections and the development of public spaces. To achieve this, there are several proposals such as enabling the roofing of the building as public space, empowering meeting places and developing viewing-points which overlook the city. The […]


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JDAP
Dalseong Citizen’s Gymnasium


JDAP has designed a new gymnasium in Korea as part of the Dalseong Citizen’s Gymnasium International Competition. The proposal sees this important public building in a beautiful terrain re-establish the primacy of public architecture within the city and attempts to forge a new relationship with its environment and its people. The new gymnasium at Daelseung-gun […]


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AllesWirdGut
Center for Technology and Design, St. Pölten, Lower Austria


The Center for Technology and Design – abbreviated ‘tede-Z’– is a project for an educational institution that combines continuing education for technical professions with university-level design and engineering programs of study. Aside from creating a contemporary working atmosphere, the focus here above all is on a high degree of interdisciplinarity. Accordingly, the architectural concept is […]


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Giancarlo Mazzanti
Kindergarten Ciudad de la Alegria, Timayui


In the bottom of the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta outside the city it is found Timayui a place with high poverty and few opportunities. This project encourages and develops children, social inclusion is a challenge as well as activating new forms of use, ownership and pride in the communities. The building is conceived as […]


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Pei Cobb Freed & Partners
New Fordham Law School


The competition-winning design is the centerpiece of the first phase of Fordham’s 15-year master plan for its Lincoln Center campus. The project consists of a 22-story building, clad in a curtain wall of architectural precast panels, metal, and glass, shaped with a series of undulating arcs to make an engaging gesture toward Lincoln Center while […]


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C+S architects
CPS – Chiarano Primary School


As architects and scholars, we recognize a political role in the urban realm for these small public spaces, where design is not aimed to produce objects standing independently, such as it happened with the cathedrals of consumerism (the shopping malls) or the cathedrals of culture (museums) which, despite their most private ownership, are considered the […]


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Badia Berger Architectes
Mantois technology centre


The Mantois Technology Centre, located at the heart of the Mantes – Université precinct, is the first phase of the Mantes-Université development project. The 12,000 sq. m campus regroups science and technology learning and research facilities, with a capacity to host 1500 students. This condensed research environment brings together students and researchers from different fields, […]


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Line and Space, LLC
University of Arizona Poetry Center


The first freestanding building on any university campus solely dedicated to celebrating and advancing poetry and literature, the University of Arizona Poetry Center houses one of the most remarkable collections of contemporary poetry in the nation. Nearly 70,000 items are contained in the ever-growing collection, including volumes of poetry, journals, photographs and recordings. It is […]


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yasuyuki fukae architects
aikominori nursery school


This nursery school for children, from years zero to five years, stands on the Kizugawa city in Kyoto prefecture. It is located at the southernmost of Kyoto prefecture on the hill where people feel pleasant breeze and mountains closely with sleeves. It is a corridor-type and one-story nursery school antecedently in the place where new […]


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L3P Architekten ETH FH SIA AG
New Weiach Kindergarten


Diverse operational and economic considerations led to the development of a new kindergarten on the north side of the already existing primary school in Weiach. The new development was realised from pre-fabricated wooden elements. A child-friendly, delicate façade made from artificial lawn naturally moulds into the colour tones of straw gold, red kraut and olive […]


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Pepe Gascón
Sant Miquel Special Education School


Apart from its mere built container, a school is nothing more than a place where teaching and learning take place. This project, therefore, reflects the desire to interact with the city, revealing the flows and activities that occur within the immediate environment of the site. Moreover, this school converges with the work of the Xamfrà […]


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Maryann Thompson Architects
The Foote School Science and Technology Building


The new Science and Technology classroom and laboratory building at the Foote School in New Haven was designed by Maryann Thompson Architects to be a state of the art sustainable facility. The building uses both common sense passive strategies as well as active renewable energy systems to create a building that is a dynamic teaching […]


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YBGSNA
Pingshan School


The project is located in Pinghuan community, Pingshan district. The north side of the location is the city main road – Zhongshan avenue, west side is Jinlong avenue, and there are already built residential community in the north and west side of the project. The project is on flat ground, the terrain is flat, the […]


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