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Townships Farmhouse / LAMAS

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An hour and a half east of Montreal the landscape begins to rise into rolling farmland punctuated by lakes and small mountains. Just before you reach Vermont, the town of sits at the unlikely meeting point of the north-eastern United States and Quebec. Settled by the British Loyalists who led Connecticut during the war of independence, the farms around the town of are as much connected to the culture of the early American colonies as they are to the Quebecois barns of the seigneuries.

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House in Fukushima / BHIS + K's planning

Added: 27.07.2017 8:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

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The site is at Fukushima city in Fukushima prefecture. I had a plan to build my house on the site that my family owns. The site was a piece of bare land burned down by fire. It happened a half year after The Great East Japan Earthquake. After the earthquake, I suffered a down turn in my life.

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Bussy Saint George 77 / Antonini + Darmon Architectes & Rmdm Architects

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Extension of an existing building designed by Dominique Perrault, this project is intended to archive documents from the libraries of universities and research centers in the Paris region, as well as from the French National Library.

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Brooklyn's Prospect Park Gets Covered in Thousands of Pinwheels for its 150th Anniversary

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To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of  , and Suchi Reddy of Readymade Architecture and Design collaborated with the Prospect Park Alliance to create a exhibition that features more than 7,000 pinwheels. Called The Connective Project, the installation covers the Rose Garden in the northeast corner of the park with yellow pinwheels that include art and written work submitted by the public. Influenced by the vision of the park’s 1867 designers  and Calvert Vaux, Reddy's aspiration for the project was to create a playful urban retreat that sparks a conversation about the value of public spaces. 


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In Defense of the Emoji Building and Architecture Being Fun, Sometimes

Added: 27.07.2017 3:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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It’s always fascinating when architecture breaks the bounds of the profession and becomes a topic of debate in the wider profession. Fortunately, thanks to the internet, there is no shortage of such occasions: whether it’s the click-seeking cluster of articles that or the forums that suddenly the viral trend treadmill ensures that there are plenty of opportunities for the layperson to offer their two cents on the output of our profession.


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10 Projects That Feature Striking Steel Trusses

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Understanding the structural aspects of architecture is an inherent task of the architect; sufficient structural knowledge allows designers to propose ideas such as large structural elements which offer an interesting response to a project's needs.

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BECYCLE / götz+bilchev Architekten + Lien Tran + DRAA

Added: 27.07.2017 1:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The BECYCLE boutique fitness studio is a flagship project for a new concept in the wellness sector, which captures a great potential by merging health, fitness and style. Whereas traditionally gyms have pursued a more neutral or even aseptic atmosphere, our proposal follows a contemporary spirit of uniqueness and simplicity by acknowledging the less pristine and natural side of things. Where old or even decay doesn’t imply outdated but quite the contrary, an opportunity to find distinctiveness. As such our design mingles the preexistent with the new in a blurry way, creating a new space for personal discovery.


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Pablo Bronstein to Exhibit an Exploration of "Pseudo-Georgian Architecture" at London's RIBA

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A new exhibition of commissioned work by American artist at London's Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) will explore "ubiquitous" neo-Georgian developments as exemplar of a British vernacular. The show—Pablo Bronstein: Conservatism, or The Long Reign of Pseudo-Georgian Architecture—will feature fifty new drawings of buildings constructed during the second half of the 20th Century in "an ostensibly neo-Georgian style." These will be presented alongside historical Georgian and neo-Georgian material chosen by Bronstein from the ’s collections.

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Trinity College Renovation / Aires Mateus

Added: 26.07.2017 23:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The project starts with the consideration of heritage and historical values. We differentiate between the "eternal" value of the project&ós masses: the compression of the great walls and domes, and the "ephemeral" character of the old structures: constructive systems traditionally made of wood.

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Villa Rypen / C.F. Møller Architects

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Villa Rypen is a single-storey detached house situated on the edge of a forest in . Inspired by the unique site, the forest is invited in, and the house extends its terraces to reach out to the forest's tall trees, and also to the garden. The different seasons of the year are apparent from the house's living rooms, as well as from the exquisite wooden terraces.

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251 1st Street / ODA New York

Added: 26.07.2017 21:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

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Situated at the corner of 4th Avenue and 1st Street in the coveted Park Slope neighborhood of , 251 1st by ODA New York is the firm’s latest manifestation of its steadfast commitment to improving quality of life in urban areas. In this case—taking a page from its well-documented playbook—ODA’s inflected the building’s upper massing with a cascade of setbacks and terraces, yielding substantial outdoor space, as well as multiple exposures for units.

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Güths House / ArqBr Arquitetura e Urbanismo

Added: 26.07.2017 21:27 | 0 views | 0 comments


The house is located in a quiet area of ’s outskirts. The aim was to construct a 300m² single story house to be mostly used during weekends, providing spaces for leisure and socializing.

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Toyo Ito Announced as Winner of UIA Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement

Added: 26.07.2017 21:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The (International Union of Architects) has announced the winners of the 2017  and Prizes. Established in 1961, the UIA Prizes are awarded every 3 years to “honour professionals whose qualities, talents, and actions have had an international impact on the diverse sectors of architectural practice.” This year, a total of 46 nominations were considered by the Secretariat.


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Catholic Suzuka Church / ALPHAVILLE

Added: 26.07.2017 16:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

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Responding to a dramatic growth in the foreign Catholic community in Suzuka, a new religious space is needed not only for worships but also social interactions. The Catholic Suzuka Church, presented by the Alphaville Architects, is an integration of multiple functions including a chapel, a community hall and residences for priests. Located in Suzuka, where the HONDA motor industry bases, the presented project is sitting on the cross junction of two major streets, with one being a newly built motorway and the remaining one being an ancient road connecting Tokyo and Osaka since Edo period.

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Toulon / Studio William Hefner

Added: 26.07.2017 15:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

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A  couple commissioned a new home with an emphasis on natural light and the surrounding landscape. The contemporary design rises from the site, presenting the street with a dynamic façade in which rugged walls of concrete and metal provide privacy to the first floor while soaring glass at the second floor fills the house with light. Tilted roof planes nod to the traditional sloped roofs of the neighborhood.

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Harvey Pediatric Clinic / Marlon Blackwell Architect

Added: 26.07.2017 13:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The Harvey Pediatric Clinic is the new home of a thriving pediatric clinic based in , Arkansas. Situated in a land formerly dotted by the silhouettes of singular objects such as barns, sheds, silos, RV vehicles and semi-trucks, the building is a biological cousin to these different typologies. It is a silent, yet strong, contrast in figure and color to the excess of materials, weak forms, and beige tones that make up the everyday suburban landscape that surrounds the building.

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RKW Architektur + Wins Competition for Stone-Clad Mixed-Use Building in Stuttgart

Added: 26.07.2017 12:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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 has been selected as the winners of a competition to design a new mixed-use residential tower located at Mailänder Platz in , . Rising from a triangular site, the building features a dynamic facade of shifting stone that creates openings for vertical greenery, and an abundance of public space, including cafes, retail, a hotel and a library.


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CSF House / López Duplan Arquitectos

Added: 26.07.2017 11:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The lot shape is a basic rectangle and we adjusted the project to its size to get the most benefit from the space. On the facade 2 planes are clearly appreciated as part of the same volume. We decided to use stone as the main material to add strength and enhance the personality of the project. The second plane was softened with vegetation to mark the difference between both and define a gesture of the presence of nature throughout the design.


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Plans for "Iron Ring" Sculpture in Wales Put on Hold After Public Outcry

Added: 26.07.2017 9:45 | 0 views | 0 comments

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Plans for a new iron ring sculpture located at Flint Castle in have been put on hold following public outcry.


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Social Center Vilar do Paraíso Requalification / éOp – arquitectura e design

Added: 26.07.2017 9:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

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The São Pedro de Vilar do Paraíso Social Center is a social institution of solidarity, located in , Portugal. The institution plays a determining role in the community guaranteeing the most different social responses for community and old / senior people.

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