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Mon 21.7.

Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Atelier Raum (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 21.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Raum, photo: © Audrey Cerdan

Holiday Home, Sarzeau by Atelier Raum, photo: © Audrey Cerdan

Located on the north coast of the Rhuys peninsula in the Bretagne région of northwestern France, Atelier Raum’s Holiday Home is situated at the edge of a lightly residential, wooded area overlooking the sea.

 

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Fri 18.7.

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira (PT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 18.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Boa Nova Tea House by Alvaro Siza Vieira, photo: Joao Morgado – Architecture Photography

Renowned Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has fully renovated the Boa Nova Tea House in Matosinhos, Portugal, one of his earliest commissions (1963).

 

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Thu 17.7.

G-Star Raw HQ by OMA (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.07.2014 - Tagged as:

G-Star Raw HQ by OMA, photo: G-Star Raw

G-Star Raw HQ by OMA, photo: Copyright G-Star Raw

Dutch architects OMA’s headquarters for designer clothing brand G-Star Raw has been shortlisted for the 2014 World Architecture Festival awards in Singapore. The building, located in the industrial edge of Amsterdam, has the outward appearance of an airport hangar.

 

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Imperial War Museum First World War Galleries by Foster + Partners, photos: Nigel Young, Foster + Partners

Imperial War Museum First World War Galleries by Foster + Partners, photo: Nigel Young, Foster + Partners

The first phase of a long-term major transformation at the Imperial War Museum in London has been unveiled. The new galleries, centred on a new atrium designed by Foster + Partners, are part of the commemoration of the centenary of the First World War.

 

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'Landsdowne House' by Affleck de la Riva architects, photo: Drew Hadley

‘Landsdowne House’ by Affleck de la Riva architects, photo: Drew Hadley

‘Landsdowne House’, a semi-detached house on a hill side in Westmount, a privileged inner-city suburb of Montreal, Quebec, is “an essay in asymmetry”.

 

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Sun 13.7.

HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm, photo: Felix Odell

HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm, photo: Felix Odell

HTL Hotels is a new hotel concept that offers a simplified experience as well as a luxury feel on a budget. Koncept Stockholm was responsible for the interior and design of the first HTL Hotel, the 274-room HTL Kungsgatan in the city centre of Stockholm.

 

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Fri 11.7.

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes (FR)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 11.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Epée de Bois - Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

Epée de Bois – Nursery by h2o architectes, photo: Julien Attard

On a very tight and narrow site in Paris, almost hidden by several very different looking buildings, h2o architects have created an extension and refurbishment of a nursery for 24 children.

 

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'Viravent' housing by Martin Duplantier Architectes, photos: Yohan Zerdoun

‘Viravent’ housing by Martin Duplantier Architectes, photo: Yohan Zerdoun

‘Viravent’ by Martin Duplantier Architectes is a housing complex in Metropolitan Bordeaux with 112 flats that “integrates into an existing urban fabric more than imposing upon it”.

 

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