// arthitectural / historic monument

Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects
Kazematten


Underneath a rampant of a fortified wall, lie the remnants of the once large complex of fortifications of Ypres, called “Kazematten”. Built in 1680 by a mythical French Marshal as part of a large fortification project of Ypres, the “Kazematten” are known for their rich history. Following the independence of Belgium the fortification complex was mostly […]


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gianluca milesi architecture
Velodromo Vigorelli


The Velodromo Vigorelli represents an historical building in Milan, important for the city and recognize by the citizens as a cultural landmark. For this reason is necessary in our opinion to preserve, after renovation, the old structure, adding new volumes and functions and creating a new “roof” covering the all structure. We are inspired by the idea […]


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Norman Disney & Young
Princes Pier


Princes Pier, adjacent to Station Pier in Port Phillip Bay, is one of Melbourne’s most important cultural assets both as an exemplar of a pre-containerised shipping facility and as a place rich in Australia’s wartime, maritime and multicultural history. Built between 1912 and 1915, it was constructed by the Melbourne Harbour Trust as a second railway […]


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Asadov Architectural bureau
Zvezda Svobody


“Liberty Star” ( Zvezda Svobody)  is a monument symbolizing the present and the future of independent Azerbaijan. It will be situated in Nagorny park, on one of the picturesque slopes of the so-called Baku amphitheater with the view to the entire city. Basis for the composition of the complex is the emblem of Azerbaijan with […]


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Quixotic Architecture
Chopin 2010


2010 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Fyderyk Chopin. Although many events and concerts will be organized – not only in his Polish homeland but around the world – Warsaw will be the capital of celebrations throughout the year. This project was designed to commemorate one of the great Masters of romantic music; […]


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Matali Crasset
Cathédrale Sainte Bénigne


Working for a historic monument is an exciting challenge. Working with light also. When I found out about this project, it was with great pleasure that I wanted to get down to it. I saw this project as one for a tightrope walker and a smuggler, trying to create a link between heritage and contemporary; […]


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