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Thu 19.6.

152 Elizabeth Street by Tadao Ando (JP)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 19.06.2014 - Tagged as: ,

152 Elizabeth Street by Tadao Ando

Rendering of 152 Elizabeth Street by Tadao Ando

Renowned Japanese architect Tadao Ando has unveiled the first renderings of 152 Elizabeth Street, a seven storey luxury condominium building in lower Manhattan.

 

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A slatted wooden surface enveloping the library at the Guyanese University Campus by rh+ architecture protects the building from the sun’s harshest rays

A slatted wooden surface enveloping the library at the Guyanese University Campus by rh+ architecture protects the building from the sun’s harshest rays

The need to minimise energy consumption affects many aspects of architecture, and designs that employ traditional or cutting-edge shading devices and ventilation methods are at the forefront of reducing our reliance on air conditioning. Architonic examines some ecologically innovative projects. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

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Mon 16.6.

Lomocubes by Motta Papiani Architetti (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 16.06.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Lomocubes by Motta Papiani Architetti

Lomocubes by Motta Papiani Architetti

A series of glass cubes irradiated by light create unexpected perspectives in Motta Papiani Architetti’s Lomocubes residential project that overlooks the Lugano lakeshore.

 

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Fri 13.6.

Audemars Piguet chooses BIG to expand its headquarters

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.06.2014 - Tagged as:

Audemars Piguet Swiss headquarters expansion by BIG

Audemars Piguet Swiss headquarters expansion by BIG

Swiss luxury watchmaker Audemars Piguet has chosen Danish architects BIG to expand its historic headquarters in the Vallée de Joux, Switzerland with a spiral shaped design rooted in the origins of the company.

 

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La Lira Public Theater Space(2004-2011, RCR Arquitectes: Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta, and Joan Puigcorbé, in Ripoll), photo: Hisao Suzuki

La Lira Public Theater Space (2004-2011, RCR Arquitectes: Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta, and Joan Puigcorbé, in Ripoll), photo: Hisao Suzuki

Catalonia returns to the Eventi Collaterali of the 14th Venice Biennale of Architecture with ‘Arquitectures Empeltades/Grafting Architecture’ curated by Josep Torrents i Alegre together with associated curators Guillem Carabí Bescós and Jordi Ribas Boldú.

 

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Tagus Linear Park by Topiaris Landscape Architecture, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Tagus Linear Park by Topiaris Landscape Architecture, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

A 700 meter long raised wooden path links a beach-like park with six kilometres of pedestrian trails in Topiaris Landscape Architecture’s Tagus Linear Park in Póvoa de Santa Iria, Portugal.

 

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Completed in 2010, Bernard Tschumi's bridge in La Roche-sur-Yon, France, links the historic town with new neighbourhoods

Completed in 2010, Bernard Tschumi’s bridge in La Roche-sur-Yon, France, links the historic town with new neighbourhoods

Among the numerous signs that one’s status as a grandee of architecture has been secured is having a big survey exhibition at Paris’s Pompidou Centre. Architonic uses the current Bernard Tschumi retrospective as an opportunity to reflect on the Swiss architect’s innovative and diverse projects. (by Klaus Leuschel)

 

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'Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud' by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana

‘Casalgrande Ceramic Cloud’ by Kengo Kuma for Casalgrande Padana

Acclaimed Japanese architect Kengo Kuma was asked by ceramic manufacturer Casalgrande Padana to create a monumental work to be installed in the road roundabout located at the main entrance of the company’s headquarters in Casalgrande, Italy.

 

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