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Pepe Gascón & Víctor Sal
Thomas House


Louis Kahn divided spaces into two types: served and servant (where ‘servant’ refers not to domestic staff but to spaces serving other spaces). Marcel Breuer structured a considerable number of his single-family homes into a bi-nuclear scheme. The pre-existing H-shape of the Tomás home already favoured its spatial organization into two living areas, as in […]


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Olivier Chabaud
African Cultural Centre


Contest winner, without further action, to create a building iconic spectacle, seaside, in an African country. Location: Libreville, Gabon Architect: Olivier Chabaud Program: Room 7000 seats, seat TV channel, shopping center, creative space, parking, 15000 gauge outer seats Project management: state of Gabon Project management: Marc Alie, Chabaud + Lévêque, rsi (m), + this adc, […]


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Affleck de la Riva architects
Landsdowne House


Located in Westmount, a privileged inner-city suburb of Montreal, Lansdowne Avenue is remarkable for both its heritage architecture and its particular topography. The street negotiates a series of steep inclines and plateaus at the base of Westmount Mountain. As a semi-detached house on a hill side, the project is an essay in asymmetry. Westmount’s past […]


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aLL Design
The London Distillery


The London Distillery has set in motion plans devised by Ralph Dodd in 1807, to produce high end spirits in London. As part of the ongoing refurbishment of the Testbed1 historic warehouses, aLL Design were appointed to redesign a portion of the building as London’s first whiskey distillery in a century. The facility accommodates machinery […]


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Luis Pons D-LAB
Tavernier


The main purpose of the renovation was to establish a relationship with the surroundings that will integrate the sense of living in the tropics, taking advantage of the spaces in between the outside and inside and validating those as the desire tropical way of living. The project required a addition that was overlap to the […]


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za bor architects
Iponweb Company Office


As it happened, a central place in the portfolio of the architectural workshop za bor is occupied by the offices of companies working in the sphere of information technologies. First of all it is related to the quite informal and creative atmosphere which such companies try to create for their employees. However the IT company Iponweb […]


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3LHD
Ski Restaurant Raduša


Mountain ski restaurant Raduša is located at the top of the beautiful Raduša mountain range in central Bosnia, at an altitude of 1720 meters. Conceptually, it is based on the idea of a mountain pavilion – viewpoint, located at the ski resort, in the middle of the green hills overlooking the valley. The irregular shape […]


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aLL Design
Wembley Car Park


As part of the ongoing Wembley Stadium master plan, aLL Design were approached by Quintain to develop ideas for the façade to this multi-storey car park which had been designed by Leslie Jones Architects. The car park provides 732 spaces to serve Wembley Stadium as well as the recently completed London Designer Outlet shopping mall. […]


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Studio Guilherme Torres
VN Campinas


The architect Guilherme Torres was invited by the Vitacon Company to participate in a retrofit, but it’s important to notice that it was more that a reform, but actuallyt a process of re-adaptation of an old structure to a new use. The original design dates back to the years 1980, “a shady Mediterranean style, dark […]


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Störmer Murphy and Partners GbR
Neuer Pferdemarkt 23


The site is slightly hidden in a backyard at Neuer Pferdemarkt in the Sternschanze District and thus in the redevelopment area of St. Pauli-Nord. Towards the west, it is terminated by a perimeter development and towards the east, by split-level houses, which are all occupied by residential uses. Industrial facilities directly adjoin in the north […]


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Burnazzi Feltrin Architects
GI multi-family housing


The GI multi-family housing is located in the south-east of the town of Pergine Valsugana, Ischia and on a slope. The building has three apartments, an apartment on each floor, the last of which is a duplex. From the large windows one can enjoy a beautiful view of Caldonazzo lake, the light is excellent all […]


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Elías Rizo Arquitectos
LoMa Chapalita


On an emblematic avenue in Guadalajara, a short distance from a city landmark in the heart of a cosmopolitan area, this building rises in an attempt to become a reference in Guadalajara’s cityscape. The project aims to create an imposing building that is kind both to its surroundings and the environment. The project consists of […]


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Verónica Martínez
Leaf


Inspired by the falling leaves of autumn, and specially designed for adults and children. LEAF is a swing handmade carved in solid wood by sculptors in Spain. LEAF will lead us to relive the feeling of freedom when we were kids, rocking quietly while enjoying the scenery of the space surrounding us. Ropes available in […]


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3ndy Studio
Home Sweet Home


An old country house in Fossò, in the province of Venice, in Italy becomes a sort of refuge within the town thanks to the wily hand of 3ndy Studio. The project consists in the renovation with extension of an existing cottage. The original building is constructed with masonry hand-made bricks, from the early 900, the […]


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SPACE
ALD House


This weekend retreat is projected on a land of little over 1,000 square meters and it is articulated in two main volumes: a prism into which another rectangular wooden prism is embedded. Since the very beginning, the purpose of this project was clear: to create a house in which a balance between modernity and coziness […]


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UN Arquitectura
Remodelacion Bar Etniko


The principal idea of this Project was to reutilize some old stone tables in order to build a big organic bar that fills the space and makes people sit down to interact with each other. Location: Bellavista, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile Architects: UNarquitectura
 Project Architects: Alejandro Urrutia Project Area: 250 sqm Project Year: 2010


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Kamil Mrva Architects & Luděk del Maschio
Reconstruction of Production Grounds for the mmcité Company


The designers David Karásek and Radek Hegmon contacted our company to come and take a look at the old buildings of a former piggery and an adjoining structure in the municipality of Bílovice, not far from Uherské Hradiště. They had liked our realisation of the reconstruction of a building in Bernartice for the company UAX […]


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Flavio Castro
Casa Itahyê


Created as a large pavilion that offers many possibilities of occupation, the enclosed space of the house are comparable to the islands strategically positioned because of functionality. Inspired by Le Corbusier’s Domino concept, the structure is composed by horizontal slabs and pillars displaced off the facades. The house was set on the front of the […]


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Olson Kundig Architects
Secret Garden


Olson Kundig Architects worked closely with their client, Shinsegae, to create Secret Garden, a rooftop playground and cultural center for families. Situated on the ninth floor terrace of a twelve-story department store in Uijeongbu, South Korea, this 20,000 square foot active play area and lush garden is an oasis of trees, plants and flowers composed […]


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Chevalier Morales Architectes
Résidence Roy-Lawrence


Located outside the village of Sutton, in Quebec’s eastern townships, the Roy-Lawrence Residence is set in a vast estate very much impregnated with the legacy of a Swiss immigrant family that came to Canada in the 1930’s. To this date, the surroundings of the residence are still defined by bucolic landscapes, iconic Swiss chalets and […]


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