'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)

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'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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Tue 8.7.

‘Shadow’ light by Jordi Vayreda for Estiluz (ES)

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'Shadow' light by Jordi Vayreda for Estiluz

‘Shadow’ light by Jordi Vayreda for Estiluz

The light and shadows cast by rays of the sun when they meet architectural structures was the starting point for the design of ‘Shadow’, a pendant lamp by Jordi Vayreda for Estiluz.

 

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‘Solar Orchid’ by Spark Architects (SG)

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'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)

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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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‘Crown’ coat hanger by Arnaud Lapierre (FR)

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'Crown' coat hangar by Arnaud Lapierre

‘Crown’ coat hangar by Arnaud Lapierre

French designer Arnaud Lapierre’s ‘Crown’ coat hanger has legs made of solid Oak wood blades that are cut and bent to form a self-supporting structure.

 

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