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  • This end of terrace courtyard was dominated by an enormous back wall and a tall palm tree on the left. Yet it also had inspirational Italian owners and a fabulous collection of some mature architectural plants. I decided to retain all the plants in their positions as I felt this was an integral fabric of […]


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  • The garden is located on the southwest coast of Portugal, in Herdade da Comporta, Alentejo, which is an outstanding and diverse landscape mosaic with high ecological and cultural value. It is worth mentioning the dune system with psammophilous pioneer vegetation, as well as maritime and umbrella pine woods. This mosaic is complemented by agricultural areas […]


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Mundaú is a fishermen’s village in an immense beach in the state of Ceará, in Northeast Brazil. 3º 10’ 42.51” South of the Equator, years are split in wet and dry seasons, with temperatures ranging from 22ºc to 33ºc. Heavy rainfall from January to July ensures a fertile ground where vegetation flourishes until December. The […]


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The celebration of the Dutch Housing tradition On a former sports field within the ring road of the Dutch town of Groningen, a new residential district is being realised by creating a ‘scenery landscape’. This plan achieves the coherence and transition between the ‘garden vilage’ De Oude Hoogte and the industrial area on the northern […]


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An exceptional collaboration with technical experts in the multifaceted field of acoustics has resulted in one of the nation’s premier live recording studios. The technical complexities of electrical, mechanical and isolation systems were seamlessly integrated into a morphology that is a direct interpretation of how sound operates in an optimal condition. Material investigations into a […]


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We already covered this project in our previous issues: built back in the 1970’s in the hideous and faceless soviet style, the Vitamins Research Institute, located in the Nauchny Proezd next to “Kaluzhskaya” metro station, was in a desperate need of remodeling. By the moment the remodeling started, the building already no longer functioned as […]


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