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  • Designs for the Sleuk Rith Institute – a new institution and genocide memorial in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh – have been unveiled. The institute brings together a museum, research centre, graduate school, document archives and research library. The vision of Youk Chhang, a tireless human rights activist and investigator of the Khmer Rouge atrocities, […]


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  • It takes the oft-seen tent as prototype in earthquake zone. The exterior is mortared in a way widely applied in Chinese urban areas, while the interior wall is painted with the girl’s favorite color pink, with remaining items of her short life hung on the wall. Light penetrates down from the round skylight, making this tiny […]


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The National Park Service joined forces with the National Endowment for the Arts to sponsor an open competition to design a monument to the first women’s rights convention in America. The fragmentary remains of the gathering place and the surrounding land would be the centerpiece of the newly established Women’s Rights National Historical Park. An […]


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Rodolfo Dordoni, Piero Lissoni, Philippe Starck – a new collection of signature beds enriching Cassina’s sleeping culture. Sleeping Authentic is the original interpretation of the sleeping area. Four new signature beds: Sled by Rodolfo Dordoni, Moov and Mex by Piero Lissoni, Volage by Philippe Starck. The fulcrum of the new Cassina bed collection is a reflection on the bed’s […]


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The design of the Two Towers in its inception is a series of manipulated manifolds that construct a dual vertical lattice with angled surfaces. The towers radiate vertically deriving from a multisided body, diamond shaped, moulded, intended for diversity, complexity, and robustness in form.  Elongated diamond bodies functions as a poly-operational structure that addresses flows […]


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Richard Meier & Partners is pleased to announce the completion of City Green Court. The project is the third building within the Master Plan of Prague 4- Pankrác, and it is the first office project in the Czech Republic built on a speculative basis to receive the highest LEED Platinum certification under the 2009 system. City […]


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