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WTA Architecture + Design Studio
Sousveillance: Under Big Brother’s Skirt


Archstoyanie: Nikola’s Belvedere competition This seemingly passive belvedere is a commentary about the corrupted political state and how the act of being transparent can kill its existence. Veering away from the one-sided vantage point of the panopticist observation deck, it composes a panoramic view of the site in a way that the viewer sees himself […]


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Ofis Arhitekti
Basket Apartments


Urban plan conditions The project is located on a long and very narrow site, on the edge of Parc La Vilette in Paris’s 19th district, within an urban development done by Reichen & Robert architects. On the northeast, new Paris tram route is passing along the site. The site is bordering with tram garage on […]


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Maurice Mentjens
Born05 in the Maliehuis


Working in parallel worlds The Maliehuis is the brand new home of the creative agency Born05, which is specialized in multimedia client communication. Maurice Mentjens designed an office interior in which old and new worlds run parallel to each other. Abstract references to the skills of the agency are combined in a subtle way with […]


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Pepe Gascón
Squares in Puigcerdà


Remodelling of the most central and relevant public space in Puigcerdà, originally very much deteriorated, with an excessive amount of traffic that diminished the civic and integrating potential of the space. The first step was to remove vehicular traffic by concentrating all the road connections and services on the south-east side of the squares, thereby […]


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NOMADE architettura
Vita Reform Gym


An innovative Pilates Gym located right in the center of Milan, a new way of practicing pilates in a luminous loft, where the industrial feeling of the space is emphasized by iron furniture, re-painted wooden flooring and brick walls. Location: Milan, Italy Architect: NOMADE architettura


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SYAA
O House


The particularity of this project is the very narrow 116sqm plot and the desire of two friends to build together their urban apartments, each of them with its own appendix functioning as a professional space – a wine bar and a recording studio respectively. These special additions, along with the reduced imprint of the house, […]


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aLL Design
Xi’an Hotel


The Xi’an hotel will pride itself on the individuality of each hotel room with its seasonal and orientational differences. Each room is based on a flower that will offer a unique sensual and visual experience for its inhabitants. A collection of bespoke hotels sown into the terraced landscape at Xi’an: Winter Jasmine       […]


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Igor Sirotov Architect
Il1 House


The new project by Ukrainian architect Igor Sirotov is an apartment for a young couple located in Kiev. The area of ​​the apartment is 180 sq.m. The project includes a kitchen – living room, spacious bedroom combined with bathroom, guest bathroom and a large summer terrace.         In the center of the […]


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za bor architects
Istra Tennis Club


It is projected to locate the Tennis club on the 1.5 hectare area, on Istra riverside, in one of the most picturesque districts of Moscow Suburbs. The project presumes, beside five open air courts, the creation of a large sports and recreational infrastructure incorporated in one vast complex. Complex and very elongated building, is formed […]


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UA studio 7
Glaring Stone and Flowing Water


South Nanjing Station City Square Planning The project site, located close to South Nanjing transportation hub, acts as a gate between the old Nanjing City and the new developing industrial area. The site is equally divided by 2 hectares of public green area, located on the axis that connects the Yangtze River and the railway […]


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K-Studio
Barbouni


Barbouni is a restaurant on the beach, Part of the Costa Navarino. The concept is holistic, with every element of the project telling a common story and coming together to create an inspirational yet laid-back atmosphere, perfectly suited to the site. The restaurant sits on a wooden platform elevated from the sand allowing the waves […]


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Studio Guilherme Torres
FW House


The colorful chairs Verner Panton, which already belonged to the young couple owner of this residence was the starting point of decoration. Unhappy with the lack of harmony of these pieces so important in living, owners discard this thought in furniture, promptly refuted idea. Based on the yellow and orange tones, a floating palette of […]


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Input Creative Studio
LOS Symi


Located on the harbor of Symi Island in Greece, LOS (Lobster, Oyster, Sushi) is a high end bistro bar and art gallery. LOS inhabits a historic building on the island, that was once a sponge factory and home of a merchant, who created the first modern equipment for sponge diving. The design for LOS references […]


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Line and Space, LLC
The Two


Recently crowned as the world’s second-largest economy, China continues to develop new and interesting ways of embracing the free market economy; this time by experimenting with private funding for public buildings. The Two is an example of this inventive approach, where buildings are designed to respond to current and anticipated demographics, cultural and technological changes […]


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Rubin & Rotman Architects
Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute


The Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute has the mission of transmitting the traditional Cree culture it draws upon to future generations. The building’s concept turns to the classic architecture of the Cree people’s traditional longhouse, the shaptuan, and to the particular context of the village of Oujé-Bougoumou. In this village, built in 1992 and unique in […]


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Olivier Chabaud
Boutique 41


Shop on three levels, on the mound Montmartre in Paris, which features lightly the French style. Location: 41 rue des martyrs, Paris, France Architect: Olivier Chabaud Architecte Program: parisian concept store Project: owner NAXOR Illustration ceiling: Frédérique Vernillet Surface: 120 m² Calendar delivrery: december 2013 Photo crédit: Philippe Harden


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Massimo Mariani Architect Studio
Cimitero


The design concerns an area of about 4,500 square metres, which is placed next to the already existing cemetery. From the urbanistic point of view, the cemetery is divided into 2 parts. The first-one bears a clear 19th century influence and looks like a lot of other places of the Tuscan surroundings. The second part, dates […]


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FAAB Architektura
Blood Center


Investment divided into three phases, including (1) construction of the new Regional Blood Center building, (2) shelter for the mobile blood center [bus] and (3) the first in Poland specialized Center for Blood Cancer Diagnostics to be located within the existing building. At the moment, the first phase has been completed. The first phase building […]


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Affleck + de la Riva architectes
Saint Roch-de-l’Achigan City Hall


Saint Roch de l’Achigan is a small farming community eighty kilometres north of Montreal. The community’s historic convent, built in 1881, is a landmark visible at great distances across the surrounding countryside. Located in the village center, the old convent is a building of important heritage value, a symbol of community and a source of […]


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Luis Pons D-LAB
Le Sereno Villas


Spacious, simple, airy, and surrounded by stunning ocean views, three contiguous villas at Le Sereno Villas were conceptualized as a series of roofs protecting a generous sundeck. Making use of the various lot levels and incorporating angles into the architecture, each villa offers vast exterior expanses for sunbathing and entertaining that remain out of view […]


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