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Mon 14.7.

French National Archive facade by Novelis

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French National Archive facade by Novelis

French National Archive facade by Novelis

200 tons of Novelis pre-anodised aluminum cover the facade of the French National Archive by Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas in Pierrefitte-sur-Seine, near Paris.

 

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'Ipnos' light by Nicoletta Rossi & Guido Bianchi for Flos

‘Ipnos’ light by Nicoletta Rossi & Guido Bianchi for Flos

Made possible thanks to LED technology, Ipnos is a an outdoor-indoor LED light in the unique shape of a hollow cuboid.

 

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Sun 13.7.

HTL Hotel Stockholm by Koncept Stockholm (SE)

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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)

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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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'Shikiri / see beyond colors' by Emmanuelle Moureaux, photo: emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design

‘Shikiri / see beyond colors’ by Emmanuelle Moureaux, photo: emmanuelle moureaux architecture + design

Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture + Design is showing ‘shikiri / see beyond colors’ at the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale; six large models exploring the architectural approaches of her design concept of ‘shikiri’.

 

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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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‘The BIG Maze’ by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 09.07.2014 - Tagged as:

'The BIG Maze' by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

‘The BIG Maze’ by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, photo: Chi Chi Lin

Danish architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group have created a life-size indoor maze at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, offering a preview into an upcoming BIG exhibition at the Museum in early 2015.

 

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