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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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'Streamsong Resort' by Alfonso Architects

‘Streamsong Resort’ by Alfonso Architects, photo: Albert Hurley

Alfonso Architects’ Streamsong Resort is located between Tampa and Orlando in Polk County, Florida on land formerly mined for phosphate. The 16,000 acre property includes a 316,000-square-foot lodge, 42,000-square-foot golf clubhouse, four restaurants, spa, and conference center.

 

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Tue 8.7.

‘Solar Orchid’ by Spark Architects (SG)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

'Solar Orchid' concept by Spark Architects

‘Solar Orchid’ concept by Spark Architects

Spark Architects has envisioned a sustainable floating hawker centre, an open-air complex for street food, for Singapore.

 

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Mon 7.7.

Strömkajen Ferry Terminals by Marge Arkitekter (SE)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.07.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

Strömkajen Ferry Terminals by Marge Arkitekter, photo: Johan Fowelin

Strömkajen Ferry Terminals by Marge Arkitekter, photo: Johan Fowelin

In Strömkajen, one of Stockholm’s most visited areas, opposite the Royal Palace, next to the Grand Hotel and the National Art Gallery, is Marge Arkitekter’s new terminal buildings for archipelago boat traffic.

 

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Thu 3.7.

Rabobank Advice Centre by Mecanoo (NL)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Rabobank Advice Centre by Mecanoo, photos: Christian Richters

Rabobank Advice Centre by Mecanoo, photo: Christian Richters

Thanks to input from 320 Rabobank employees, the new Rabobank Westelijke Mijnstreek Advice Centre in Sittard, The Netherlands has a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment in the form of workplaces available to the public, and employees, in a vast auditorium space.

 

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Mon 30.6.

Ground breaking for Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

Posted by Walter Phillips on 30.06.2014 - Tagged as:

Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

MVRDV and COBE together with Wessberg engineers and LIWplanning have started construction of the new home for the Danish Rock Museum (DRM) in Roskilde, Denmark. Roskilde is the location of the annual Roskilde Festival, the largest North European culture and music festival.

 

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Sun 29.6.

3XN wins University Building in Sweden

Posted by Walter Phillips on 29.06.2014 - Tagged as:

3XN wins University Building in Sweden

Library interior for a new educational building for Mälardalen University by 3XN

Danish architects 3XN are the winner of an architectural competition for a new educational building for Mälardalen University – a university college in Eskilstuna southwest of Stockholm. The project includes renovation of a listed Modernist Public Bath and a new building totaling 18,250 m2 which together offer educational facilities and workplaces for 4,000 students and 350 employees.

 

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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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