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Archive for February, 2010

Brookhaven Green Estates

Brookhaven Green Estates

Brookhaven Green Estates announces the opening of a new 84-Unit community of Green homes. It offers green smart living where every resident lives in a 1200 sq. ft. corner unit and shares a central private secured entrance with elevators.

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Punggol Waterfront Housing by group8

Punggol Waterfront Housing

The Punggol Waterfront Housing located in Punggol, Singapore. The design was proposed by group8 for an international competition in September 2009 and won the First Prize.

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West Seattle Residence by Lawrence Architecture

West Seattle Residence

From Lawrence Architecture: A modern house on view property with 3,800 SF of living space and a 925 SF detached garage. Primary materials include concrete, steel, and glass. A concrete wall up to twenty-four feet high organizes the site and the house: the garage, entry and service spaces are on the street side of the wall, while providing privacy for the main living space which is a curtain wall-enclosed pavilion. Supported on steel frames and triangular steel trusses, the roof swoops over the concrete wall capping the pavilion. Eight by sixteen foot sections of the curtain wall pivot for ventilation.

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King Abdullah II House of Culture & Art by Zaha Hadid Architects

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Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the construction works of King Abdullah II House of Culture & Art secheduled to start in early 2012. The project located in the centre of Amman, Jordan, and aimed to be the premiere venue for theatre, music and dance performance and education in the country. Inspired by the magnificent ancient city of Petra, the building includes a 1600-seat concert theatre, 400-seat theatre, educational centre, rehearsal rooms, and galleries.

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Meydan City, Dubai Keeps Going

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Meydan City is a 200 million sq ft project in Dubai separated into four distinct areas including the Racecourse with Meydan Hotel (67 million sq ft); Meydan Horizons (15 million sq ft); Godolphin Park and Meydan Metropolis. According to the report, the racecourse sector was completed and the rest has gone to construction tender ignoring the recent economic difficulties. Many of the main building projects were designed by Teo A. Khing from Malaysia.

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Bel Air Estate by XTEN Architecture

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From XTEN Architecture: The building materials are stone, wood and glass – with the terraced planes floating over one another to create a series of flowing indoor-outdoor spaces that engage the natural landscape from its heights to its wooded downslope areas.

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1STBANK Center, Colorado

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1STBANK Center, Colorado’s new state-of-the-art entertainment facility celebrates its Grand Opening on March 5 and 6. In 2011, it will become home to the highly anticipated Colorado Music Hall of Fame, a non-profit whose mission is to educate and to raise money for the Music School of the University of Colorado.

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303 East 33RD Street by Perkins Eastman

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From Perkins Eastman: Developed by Toll Brothers, Inc. and The Kibel Companies, 303 East 33rd Street is the first green development in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan. The 165,000 sf, 12-story building comprises 128 studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom homes in a variety of layouts. There is also a three-bedroom, four-bathroom triplex penthouse with a total of 1,700 sf of outdoor space. Amenities include a fully-equipped fitness center, media lounge with pool table, a children’s playroom, on-site valet parking, and full-service concierge.

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