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    Villa Areopagus by Paravant Architects

    Paravant Architects designed the Villa Areopagus in Atenas, Costa Rica. Developed in close response to the rhythms and materials of a subtropical climate, we sought to embrace the fundamental environmental intentions of the program while creating a contemporary place of strong individual character and quiet complexity. The street facing facade of the home is closed, contrasting the […] More

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    Plett 6541+2 House by SAOTA

    SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects designed the Plett 6541+2 House in Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Description from SAOTA :The clients requested a 6-bedroomed family home with understated elegance and quiet grandeur, indoor / outdoor living spaces and uninterrupted views, with a ”lived-in beach-house” feel.   The beach-front site falls within a pristine and unique environment, […] More

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    Grass Covered House in Frohnleiten, Austria

    Nestled into the luscious green landscape of Frohnleiten, Austria lies this incredible single family residence. Much like the Estudio Huma designed grass covered school, this home’s facade is completely covered in astro turf, helping it blend into its naturally surroundings wonderfully. The project was designed by architect Weichlbauer Ortis, and exemplifies the saying “thinking outside of the box.” […] More

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    Antwerp University Campus O Bulding

    META architecturrbureau, storimans wijffels architecten, technum in collaboration with west 8, have won the competition for the ‘auditory and laboratory building O’ at the university of antwerp, in belgium. the new structure will become the central gateway, the heart of the campusbetween the entrances and traffic flows. located in the center it will reconnect the northern and primary grounds with the natural […] More

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    Knowledge + Cultural Square in Kongsberg, Norway

    Delft-based mecanoo architects, oslo-based CODE arkitektur and buro happold have been selected to complete a ‘knowledge + cultural square’ in the center of kongsberg, located 75 meters southwest of oslo in norway. a 24,000 square meter cultural and teaching building with the ability to accommodate student housing, sports facilities and businesses. the ‘silver factory’ concept hopes to revitalize the historic […] More

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    E+ Green Home by Unsangdong Architects

    Our civilization, having been progressed on industrialization and information, confronts to absolute demand for coexistence with nature. All the traces of civilization from architectural activities could mean ruins from the nature’s point of view. What we call civilization is producing dead architectural space and places by futuristic demands. As the society is civilizes the natural […] More

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    The Crystal by Wilkinson Eyre Architects

    The Crystal, a Sustainable Cities Initiative by Siemens, has opened in London. Conceived by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, the dramatic crystal-shaped, glazed structure has created a new independent global hub for debate on sustainable urban living and development. The 6,300 sq m building – which houses exhibition spaces, conference facilities and a technology and innovation centre – […] More

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    Crab Creek House by Robert Gurney Architect

    Architect Robert Gurney designed the Crab Creek house in Annapolis, Maryland. This house, located in Annapolis, Maryland, is built on the foundation of a 1960s post and beam modern house. The foundation was kept in an effort to retain it’s proximity to Crab Creek, an estuary that feeds the Chesapeake Bay. Strict environmental regulations prohibited enlarging the pre-existing […] More

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    Twin Sails Bridge

    UK-based speirs + major have recently completed the lighting design for the ‘twin sails bridge’ in poole, united kingdom completed by london-based wilkinson eyre architects. the horizontal form takes its influence from the sea, horizon and sky. illuminations line the structural ribs by accentuating the reflections of the water. functional lanterns for the road, cycle paths and pedestrian walkways are […] More

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    Riken Yamamoto and Field Shop : breeze – YIBD

    japanese practice riken yamamoto & field shop has designed ‘breeze’, a cluster of three towers for the R2 block of the emerging yongsan international business district in seoul, korea. three 47-storey tall buildings grow from a hilly landscape that encases the 7-storey podium. similar to fabric billowing in the wind, the curving facades respond to […] More

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