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Posts filed under 'Architecture'

The golden-bronze roof structure of Pulkovo Airport shimmers magnificently; the folded structures seem reminiscent of expressionist architecture; photo: Yuri Molodkovets

The golden-bronze roof structure of Pulkovo Airport shimmers magnificently; the folded structures seem reminiscent of expressionist architecture; photo: Yuri Molodkovets

Ever since Norman Foster’s game-changing Stansted Airport was completed almost 25 years ago, it’s been full throttle for London’s high-tech architects, with their aviation-celebrating terminals around the globe themselves been celebrated for their progressive, aspirational designs. (by Klaus Leuschel)

 

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UK Pavilion by Wolfgang Buttress, photo: courtesy of UKTI

UK Pavilion by Wolfgang Buttress, photo: courtesy of UKTI

The 2015 Milan Expo brings together 145 participating nations under the theme “Feeding the Planet: Energy for Life” from May – October 2015. The UK Pavilion highlights the decline of the world’s bee population focussing attention on the importance of pollination for food production. Visitors meander through an orchard, discover a wildflower meadow and enter ‘the Hive’, a sculpture which glows and hums, simulating conditions in a real beehive. The Pavilion reinterprets apiarian ecology as an immersive multisensory experience – a beautiful and profound encounter – leaving visitors with a lasting flavour of the British landscape.

 

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Thu 13.8.

Lapa Building by João Tiago Aguiar (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.08.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Lapa Building by João Tiago Aguiar, photo: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Lapa Building by João Tiago Aguiar, photo: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

João Tiago Aguiar’s Lapa Building project is about the mindful reconstruction of a building located in Lisbon’s historical city centre.

 

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Tue 11.8.

Cubo House by PHOOEY Architects (AU)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.08.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Cubo House by PHOOEY Architects, photo: Peter Bennetts Photographer

Cubo House by PHOOEY Architects, photo: Peter Bennetts Photographer

Australia’s PHOOEY Architects have transformed an existing double storey Victorian-era heritage-listed attached terrace house in Melbourne into a bespoke, sustainable home for a young family.

 

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Espacio Miguel Delibes by RAFAEL DE LA-HOZ Arquitectos, photo: Alfonso Quiroga

Espacio Miguel Delibes by RAFAEL DE LA-HOZ Arquitectos, photo: Alfonso Quiroga

Inaugurated with the name of the famous Castilian writer Miguel Delibes, the new building is erected on 6,000 square meters in the Avenida Pablo Iglesias of Alcobendas, one of the youngest areas of the city. This results from the express will of the developer to create an open and dynamic centre so as to generate a singular volumetry. (text by RAFAEL DE LA-HOZ Arquitectos)

 

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Sun 9.8.

Saigon House by a21 Studio (VN)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.08.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Saigon House by a21 Studio, photo: Quang Tran, Hiroyuki Oki

Saigon House by a21 Studio, photo: Quang Tran, Hiroyuki Oki

Saigon’s alleys, “romantic with its rain and sunshine”, is a large part of the inspiration for Saigon House in Hồ Chí Minh city, Vietnam by a21 Studio.

 

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Courtyard House by FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: Yoshihiro Asada

Courtyard House by FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects, photo: Yoshihiro Asada

The site for the Courtyard House by FORM | Kouichi Kimura Architects in Shiga, Japan is in an area surrounded by fields and farms.

 

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OMSORG, Ename by Graux & Baeyens Architecten, photo: Denis De Smet Photography

OMSORG, Ename by Graux & Baeyens Architecten, photo: Denis De Smet Photography

An archetypal “Flemish wide-house” in the center of Ename, Belgium, next to the archaeological site of the St Salvator’s Abbey, is the setting for this refurbishment. The property hosts a psychotherapy center and a dwelling. Both claim a relationship with the garden. (text by Graux & Baeyens Architecten)

 

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