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Tue 13.12.

Café Mollien by Mathieu Lehanneur

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Café Mollien by Mathieu Lehanneur

Photographer: Michel Giesbrecht

“Standing on the landing of the monumental Mollien double staircase built in stone and bronze, with a labyrinth of the finest art galleries in the world stretching ahead of you; the most spectacular, never-ending view over the Tuileries Gardens at your back, and the haunting soul of the nearby Mona Lisa floating through the air… what more could you ask for? “ Mathieu Lehanneur.

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Mon 12.12.

The New Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron

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The New Tate Modern by Herzog & de Meuron

Photographer: Iwan Baan

Tate Modern has changed London since 2000. The impact it has had on urban design and the development of the South Bank and Southwark, has been as substantial as its influence on the city’s artistic, cultural and social life.

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Fri 9.12.

Purchasing Power: Retail Trends at EUROSHOP 2017

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Purchasing Power: Retail Trends at EUROSHOP 2017

The meeting point for the creative scene is “Designer Village” in Hall 12. Here architects and designers present the latest design concepts for the retail and shop fitting fields

EUROSHOP, the leading fair internationally for the retail sector, showcases in Düsseldorf from 5 to 9 March 2017 the latest trends and future forecasts.

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Glasshouse Community and Function Centre by Croxon Ramsay

Photographer: Dianna Snape

Designed by Croxon Ramsay, the new Glasshouse community and function centre for Collingwood Football Club was to provide elite player facilities, event spaces for the public and the Club and encourage community participation within the sports precinct in Melbourne, Australia.

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Elviria by Alejandro Giménez Architects (ARKIMIA)

Photographer: Michelle Chaplow

This comprehensive reform project has kept the areas from the original dwelling built in the 1960s that we considered most interesting while expanding into new bedrooms, creating patios, terraces and access areas. This renovation project also included the pool area.

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Wed 7.12.

Lawrence Public Library Expansion by Gould Evans

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Lawrence Public Library Expansion by Gould Evans

Photographer: ©Tim Griffith

The expansion of a 1970s Brutalist-style library in downtown Lawrence has transformed it architecturally, reinventing it as a 21st century civic place.

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Tue 6.12.

Ambiente 2017: Janice Kirkpatrick Showcases Great Britain

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Ambiente 2017: Janice Kirkpatrick Showcases Great Britain

For Ambiente 2017 British designer Janice Kirkpatrick is designing the presentation area of Great Britain, this year’s Partner Country. Ornamental patterns with typical national plants and animals create a harmonious, poetic symbolism

Traditionally, AMBIENTE has served interior architects, designers and decision-makers in contract furnishing as source of information on the latest trends for the coming year.

 

From 10 to 14 February, the international consumer-goods trade show in Frankfurt will offer a globally unique overview of the fields of furnishing, kitchenware and the culture of the dining table. The UK is the Partner Country for 2017, with British designer Janice Kirkpatrick curating and designing the presentation areas that will highlight the partner country’s products and exhibitors. (text by Britta Rohlfing)

 

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Serpentine Pavilion by BIG

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Serpentine Pavilion by BIG

Photographer: Iwan Baan

For the Serpentine Pavilion 2016, we have attempted to design a structure that embodies multiple aspects that are often perceived as opposites: a structure that is free­form yet rigorous, modular yet sculptural, both transparent and opaque, both box and blob. We decided to work with one of the most basic elements of architecture: the brick wall.

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