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2LB House by Raphael Nussbaumer Architectes, photo: Lionel Henriod /mc2

2LB House by Raphael Nussbaumer Architectes, photo: Lionel Henriod /mc2

Raphael Nussbaumer Architectes has created a house on a sloping site located at the edge of a rural village in suburban Geneva, facing south towards Salève mountain which majestically overlooks the area.

 

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Fri 28.3.

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.03.2014 - Tagged as:

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design, photo: João Soares

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ architecture & design, photo: João Soares

AND-RÉ architecture & design’s White Wolf Hotel, Quinta do Lobo Branco, in Penafiel, Portugal is a series of buildings that house a holistic hotel and health farm – a place to commune with nature.

 

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Thu 20.3.

Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture

Posted by Walter Phillips on 20.03.2014 - Tagged as:

Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture, photo: Globe Creative

Great Court at the British Museum by Foster + Partners, photo: Globe Creative

‘Foster + Partners: The Art of Architecture’ is a touring exhibition of the practice’s work arranged around the themes of infrastructure, high-rise, urban design, history and culture.

 

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Wed 19.3.

Sauflon Innovation Centre by Foldes Architects (HU)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.03.2014 - Tagged as:

Sauflon Innovation Centre by Foldes Architects, photo: Tamas Bujnovszky

Sauflon Innovation Centre by Foldes Architects, photo: Tamas Bujnovszky

The Sauflon Innovation Centre, a contact lens centre of innovation designed by Foldes Architects in Hungary, has a 24 meter passage “surrounded by the reflections of reflections”.

 

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Mon 17.3.

Skin to Skin: 10 years of Rieder’s fibreC

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.03.2014 - Tagged as: ,

A total of 374 individual elements made of fibreC, covering over 2,000 square metres, go to make up the perforated skin of the Huttunen­Lipasti­Pakkanen Architects-designed Länsisatamankatu 23 apartment building in Helsinki's former docklands

A total of 374 individual elements made of fibreC, covering over 2,000 square metres, go to make up the perforated skin of the Huttunen­Lipasti­Pakkanen Architects-designed Länsisatamankatu 23 apartment building in Helsinki’s former docklands

In architectural terms, given the time it takes to complete a large-scale project, ten years isn’t that long. All the more remarkable therefore that Austrian manufacturer Rieder’s innovative wonder material fibreC – fabricated from concrete and glass fibre – has been specified widely, introducing a new language in exteriors and interiors. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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'Pop-Up House' passive house by Multipod Studio

‘Pop-Up House’ passive house by Multipod Studio

Marseille-based Multipod Studio claims it takes just four days and a wireless screwdriver to build their ‘Pop-Up House’. Consisting of insulating blocks and wooden panels, the structure delivers surprisingly affordable and effective thermal insulation.

 

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Tue 11.3.

Ilustrarte 2014 Exhibition by Pedro Cabrito + Isabel Diniz (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.03.2014 - Tagged as:

Ilustrarte 2014 Exhibition by Pedro Cabrito + Isabel Diniz, photo: Joao Morgado - Architecture Photography

Ilustrarte 2014 Exhibition by Pedro Cabrito + Isabel Diniz, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Ilustrarte is an international, biennial contest and exhibition for contemporary children’s book illustration held in Lisbon. For the 6th edition architects Pedro Cabrito and Isabel Diniz designed an exhibition space inspired by colourful toy blocks.

 

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Fri 7.3.

Little Venice house extension by DOSarchitects (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.03.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Little Venice house extension by DOSarchitects

Little Venice house extension by DOSarchitects

London-based DOSarchitects recently completed an airy house extension to a Grade II listed semi detached Victorian in the Little Venice neighbourhood of West London.

 

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