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Archive for March, 2011

Ex Cinema “Arena Braga” / by GIOVANNI VACCARINI architetto

Ex Cinema Arena Braga / by GIOVANNI VACCARINI architetto

The site is part of the urban tissue of a town on the the Adriatic coast. It’s situated behind one of the oldest and most glorious buildings: the Kursaal. The building lies upon a rectangular lot along the east-west direction, bordering the sea.
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Dalí Museum, Florida / by HOK

HOK shared with us their project, the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida. The building rises to three stories for a total of 68,000 square feet. And it sits on a 1.13 acre site, including the parking lot.
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Stockholmsporten, Sweden / by BIG

STOCKHOLMSPORTEN MASTER PLAN, Sweden / by BIG

BIG + Grontmij + Spacescape are the winning team for the Stockholmsporten master plan competition to design an inviting new entrance portal into Stockholm at the intersection of a newly planned super-junction.
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Museum of Polish History, Warsaw / by Design Initiatives

MUSEUM OF POLISH HISTORY, Warsaw / by Design Initiatives

The proposed hybrid structure of MPH is a footbridge, park and building, all three integrated and coherent with the surrounding park environment. Our proposal for the MPH facility is a synergy of nature and history and was inspired by the peculiar Polish topography of gently rolling fields and plains. Our inclination is towards creating a Museum of History dug underground where the local historical values are naturally preserved. The morphology of MPH was influenced by the idea of history as a process of constant transformation. Presented is only current portion of that continuous process.
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Casa de Uno, Monterrey / by Dear Architects

Casa de Uno, Monterrey / by Dear Architects

From a practical perspective, it is to notice how shelter and intimacy are achieved on this specific construction that raises from a quoin, long and narrow, lot. Casa de Uno envelope recalls the notion of a back that bends over to protect against “the inhospitable of the times to do”; and for the one that knows how to observe, it allows him to sense an intimacy without distractions.
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26 Lounge Bar, Alicante / by COR

26 Lounge Bar, Alicante / by COR

© David Frutos

The Portal de Elche has been a very popular meeting place in Alicante for centuries, situated at the corner of the Rambla and the Esplanade of Spain the two most important streets of the city.
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Orthodox Center, Paris 7e (75) / by Atelier Zündel & Cristea

Orthodox Center, Paris 7e (75) / by Atelier Zündel & Cristea
by A/ZC

This is another project from Atelier Zündel & Cristea — the Orthodox Center, in Paris 7e (75). Proposed for Russian Federation in a Competition 2010, the project has an estimated construction cost of 15 M€ (ex VAT). Gross area: 5750 m². Mission: Concept proposal. Program: Orthodox church, cultural center, and offices.
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Olson Kundig Architects Wins Two National AIA Housing Awards

1111 E. Pike; Art Stable
1111 E. Pike (left, © Francis Zera); Art Stable (right, © Tim Bies/Olson Kundig Architects)

American Institute of Architects (AIA) has honored two projects by Olson Kundig Architects. Art Stable and 1111 E. Pike have each received the 2011 National Housing Award in the Multifamily Living category.
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