Buenos Aires Apartments | Vazio S/A

Buenos Aires Apartments is an architectural project designed by Vazio S/A in Brazil. The project has apartments with private terraces and cross ventilation. The common areas are the strictly necessary, and the materials are basic and timeless.

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Canada Goose | RooMoo

Canada Goose is an architectural project designed by RooMoo in Shanghai, China. The designers preserved the tones and textures of the original architecture whilst reinvigorating it with minimalist modern elements. ‘The intention is to respect the old architectural spirit,’ says the team, ‘while at the same time give it a new life.’

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Harbord Diggers Club | CHROFI + Architectus

Harbord Diggers Club is an architectural project designed by Architectus and CHROFI. It is a vibrant Intergenerational Community Hub that combines a hospitality precinct with club, health and fitness, childcare and a retirement village.

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Architectus

Architectus is an architectural design practice based in Auckland, New Zealand. It is an architecture and urbanism practice designing places and spaces tuned to their communities, context and culture.

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7TH ANNUAL INSPIRELI AWARDS | Call for Entries !!

7th Annual Inspireli awards is here and the registration is open! INSPIRELI AWARDS is the world’s largest global student contest, with participants from 142 countries and 630+ architects in the jury. The aim of the competition is to support young talents in architecture free of charge, regardless of their social, economic or ethnic conditions.

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Six N. Five | Isern Serra

Six N. Five is an interior design project designed by Isern Serra in Barcelona. A small multidisciplinary space, open to the city with large cultural proposals. A “L” shaped space, with direct street access and a large back terrace. The program consisted of an exhibition space, a café, a warehouse, a main work area with an isolated rack, a workshop and a meeting room with kitchen.

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Casa Katana | Konstantinos Stathopoulos – KRAK. Architects

Casa Katana is an architectural project designed by Konstantinos Stathopoulos – KRAK. Architects in Greece. Casa Katana is carefully placed above the rock formations of the site and high enough to provide unobstructed views and privacy at the same time. In order to present excellent thermal and sustainable behaviour is partially underground and carefully studied according to the mediterranean-North African climatic conditions.

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Konstantinos Stathopoulos – KRAK. architects

Konstantinos Stathopoulos – KRAK. Architects is an upcoming architectural firm based in Athens Greece providing tailor-made architecture for people with vision. The environment in which we are called to act is often characterized by rigid habits and perceptions.

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TerraViva Competitions Announces Results of “Hangar Ticinum”

TerraViva Competitions has officially released the complete list of awarded projects of the design contest “Hangar Ticinum”. The unquestionable historical and artistic value of the “Idroscalo”, the uniqueness of its architectural typology and the worrying state of decay in which the building has been for decades, are just some of the reasons that motivated the idea of this competition. “Hangar Ticinum” challenged participants to imagine a full recovery of the hydroplane base with the ambition of restoring the importance and centrality it once had for the city of Pavia.

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Bookmark 2.0 | Modular Library | Winners

Bookmark 2.0, a challenge is to design a modular reading and learning space that is safe, compact, and socially conscious, built for children in a rural area. The facility is supposed to have a design scheme that is easy to use and durable in the long run. The context of the rural site requires attention since its economic, socio-cultural, and environmental aspects must be responded to.

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105DW-House | ONG&ONG

105DW-House is an architectural project designed by ONG&ONG in Singapore. Order and symmetry are important elements of the design, with key pieces of furniture aligned along a central sightline and flanked by doorways on either side.

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Bosvilla Noordwijk | Kevin Veenhuizen Architects

Bosvilla Noordwijk is an architectural project designed by Kevin Veenhuizen Architects in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. In this house, the architecture that we strive for as an office comes together with sustainable and pleasant living. The house is energy efficient with a heat pump and ventilation with heat recovery.

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Kevin Veenhuizen Architects

Kevin Veenhuizen Architects is an architectural practice led by Kevin Veenhuizen in Amsterdam. They start each project with the clients’ story, wishes and their tastes, and then translate this creatively into a design with its own character. In a playful way, they map out the fundamentals of the project together.

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MVRDV selected as Finalist in Civic Centre Design Competition

MVRDV has been named as one of three finalists in the competition to design a civic centre complex for Pujiang, a planned new town near Chengdu in China. Comprising a civic centre, conference centre, hotel, and offices, Pujiang Peaks features a collection of timber structures with sweeping curved roofs, set in a natural park landscape that maximises biodiversity and walkability.

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PGA TOUR Headquarters | Foster + Partners

PGA TOUR Headquarters is an architectural design project designed by Foster + Partners in USA. The design blurs the boundaries between the lush landscape and the interior spaces with shaded outdoor terraces and generous amenities that embrace new ways of working and collaboration.

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Shiroiya Hotel | Sou Fujimoto Architects

Shiroiya Hotel is an architectural project designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects in Japan. The Shiroiya project embraced diversity through collaboration with those individuals and groups. They hope this new space, born from a mixture of city, architecture and landscape, will contribute to the remaking of a future city, growing and resonating throughout Maebashi City.

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Biomimetics | Winners Announced

Biomimetics is a theme that is part of the contest series ArchWeekly, a new brand of journal competitions inviting participants to engage in critical conversations on selected themes from several disciplines of architecture and design. The brief aims to open a dialogue to foster nature inspired solutions in architecture through stories, accounts or even observations.

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The Orange Extension | SHROFFLEoN

The Orange Extension is an architectural project designed by SHROFFLEoN in India. Their intervention in addition to incorporating materials to signify a seamless transition into the old, utilized the rustic yet poetic materiality of weathering steel –a material that eliminates the need for painting, and forms a stable rust like appearance once exposed to the weather. Hence the name, THE ORANGE EXTENSION.

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Takano Ramen | Minus Workshop

Takano Ramen is an interior design project designed by Minus Workshop in Minus Workshop. In mixture of minimalism and avant-garde, the interior of Takano is more than just a traditional Japanese aesthetic concept. A significant quantity of gratings has brought a strong impact representing the eaves of the Japanese mansion house from inside to the outside of the whole restaurant.

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Baus Stop | Bauhaus Themed Bus Stop | Winners Announced

Baus Stop, a Bauhaus themed bus stop design challenge looks at manifesting Bauhaus design principles in a bus stop. The goal is to design a bus stop that stands as an example of how Bauhaus can weigh in, in changing the public space design game. It should create a balance between its design goals and functional aspects, in a way that resonates with the movement’s ideas. The final outcome should stand as a memoir of the movement and its influences on today’s time.

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Aube Wedding Venue | PHTAA Living Design

Aube Wedding Venue is an architectural project designed by PHTAA Living Design in Thailand. The boldest design element of Aube is the Khan Maak walkway running along the western edge of the building and eventually ending in the engagement room. Here this procession is given its own space, while retaining its traditional outdoor location.

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IBIS Sendagaya | KOMPAS

IBIS Sendagaya is an architectural project designed by KOMPAS in Japan. This project is intended to suggest one way of the approach towards mixed-use development and living spaces in the urban context. They tried to make it as open and generous as possible by actively incorporating outdoor spaces, despite the difficult site constraints.

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