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Archive for November, 2010

Gerry Judah – COUNTRY – Fitzroy Gallery, New York

Gerry Judah - COUNTRY - Fitzroy Gallery, New York

Inaugural Exhibition

Gerry Judah | Country
December 10, 2010 – January 29, 2011
Opening Thursday, December 9, 6-8pm

fitzroy gallery
77 Mercer Street New York, NY 10012
www.fitzroygallery.com | info@fitzroygallery.com
t. +1.212.343.8670 | f. +1.212.343.8671

Art Stable and T Bailey Offices by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects

Art Stable by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects
© Tim Bies/Olson Kundig Architects

Art Stable and T Bailey Offices, two projects by Tom Kundig of Olson Kundig Architects, each received a Citation at the 2010 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture, presented by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle Chapter.

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Rabat Grand Theatre, Marocco by Zaha Hadid Architects

 Rabat Grand Theatre by Zaha Hadid Architects

Text from Zaha Hadid Architects:
The site for the Grand Theatre sits in the geographic centre between the twin cities of Rabat and Salè; the historic Kasbah Oudayas to the north-west, the ancient city of Salè and airport to the north-east, Chellah and the Royal Palace to the south-west and the proposed Sequence III of Amwaj Development to the east.

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Karls Kitchen by Concrete Architectural Associates

karls kitchen by Concrete Architectural Associates
© Ewout Huibers

Short story of Karls Kitchen by Concrete Architectural Associates:
Karls kitchen is the new restaurant of luxury department store Breuninger in Stuttgart. The kitchen is the free-flow restaurant’s central element. The entrance to the restaurant is characterized by large glass fridges with fresh products that also function as a display window.

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MAZZO Amsterdam by Concrete Architectural Associates

MAZZO Amsterdam by Concrete Architectural Associates
© Ewout Huibers

Short story interior of MAZZO Amsterdam by Concrete Architectural Associates:
Mazzo, the eighth member of the IQ creative family in Amsterdam, is the Italian sister of Brasserie Witteveen – both in hospitality concept and in the interior there is an obvious connection. As with Witteveen the name and location of Mazzo share a history in the city of Amsterdam. Until six years ago Mazzo was a famous and notorious disco in the monumental building on the Rozengracht.

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Edifício do Castelo by Grau.Zero

Edifício do Castelo by Grau.Zero | Arquitectura

Text from Grau.Zero | Arquitectura:
The complex of a multifamily housing with 29 apartments is located in a residence area near the Ave River and the Atlantic Ocean, in the center of the new growing area of the city of Vila do Conde.

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Quinta SC, Portugal by dEMM arquitectura

Quinta SC by dEMM arquitectura

Project description of Quinta SC by dEMM arquitectura:
The conversion of the nineteenth century parochial house required an approach to current demands of comfort, which led to a reformulation of the living areas, creating a new functional distribution. Integrating the contemporary habitat and programatic requirements, the use of a new language is a way to highlight and enhance the existing one.

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Living Famalicão, Portugal by dEMM arquitectura

dEMM living Famalicao by dEMM arquitectura, Isabela Neves

Project description of Living Famalicão, Portugal by dEMM arquitectura:
Living Famalicão is located on a traditionally commercial street in the North Portugal small town of Famalicão. As a consolidated urban area, the facade is brought to the plot limit, reinforcing the street profile. The building is composed by five shops on the ground floor and 35 apartments spread over 6 floors above. The apartments share a common atrium, in the ground floor, from where three vertical accesses distribute to the upper floors displaced along an open corridor to the interior garden. The rectilinear regularity of the facade geometry, evidencing the balconies with shadows, is contrasted by the projection of the interior area of three apartments, characterizing the street corner with a sculptural approach.

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