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Sunrise Pavilion / Feldman Architecture

Sunrise Pavilion / Feldman Architecture

Text description provided by the architects. Conceived as a garden pavilion complimenting an existing contemporary guest house, Sunrise was designed to respond to its rugged, remote, and beautiful surroundings. The clients, a newly retired couple, have used the property and guest house as a weekend retreat for years. Admirers of our work, they were

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2A Continental Architectural Award 2019 Winners

2A Continental Architectural Award 2019 Winners

The 2A Continental Architectural Award was founded to pay tribute to the living architect or architects whose architecture and artwork exhibits a blend of those qualities of ability, vision, flair, and dedication. Under the leadership of Ahmad Zohadi, who is head of organizing committee and also an Architecture Scholar himself 2ACAA strives to achieve the

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From a glass fortress in Bangkok to a tree house in Arkansas, here are 53 of the most beautiful buildings in the world

From a glass fortress in Bangkok to a tree house in Arkansas, here are 53 of the most beautiful buildings in the world

Rory Gardiner/Dezeen A golf club made to look like a sand dune is just one of the nominees in the 2019 Dezeen Awards. Architecture website Dezeen hosts the Dezeen Awards annually to identify the world's most impressive architecture. Dezeen announced the shortlists for the 2019 awards in September, including the 10 architecture categories. The architecture

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The Twist Museum / BIG

© Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu © Laurian Ghinitoiu Save this picture! © Laurian Ghinitoiu Text description provided by the architects. Traversing the winding Randselva river, BIG’s first project in Norway, The Twist, opens as an inhabitable bridge torqued at its center, forming a new journey and art piece within the Kistefos

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Architecture Issue 2019: Karen Braitmayer brings unique perspective to her award-winning work toward accessible architecture

Architecture Issue 2019: Karen Braitmayer brings unique perspective to her award-winning work toward accessible architecture

AT ITS BEST, architecture — like any creative endeavor with the power to move us — elevates the human experience: through artistic expression and appreciation, through technical know-how and innovation, through design that enhances community and connection. Sometimes, though, architecture lets us down, shuts us out, sets us apart. And then — at our best — we

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Milan’s Porta Nuova urban success story

Milan’s Porta Nuova urban success story

Milan’s central Porta Nuova district is at the heart of the city’s urban development. A combination of good planning, international architecture and urban forestation has been key to its success – measured by the droves of locals, tourists and architecture fanatics alike who frequent the BAM public park, says Marco Sammicheli, Wallpaper* Milan editor At the

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What are Kinetic Facades in Architecture?

For most of the history of architecture, interesting facades were achieved through materiality or ornamentation. From the elaborately painted friezes of the Parthenon to the glass exteriors of modern skyscrapers, architecture was primarily static, only ‘changing’ as the environment would change and affect the material of the façade in differing ways, be it

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Winners revealed: 2019 Think Brick Awards

The winners of the 2019 Think Brick Awards, which celebrate excellence in the use of clay brick, concrete masonry and roof tiles by architects and designers, have been announced at a gala dinner at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne. Elizabeth McIntyre, Think Brick Australia CEO, said the winners were some of the most daring designs the awards had seen. “The

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The Top 10 Design Cities of 2019

Design trends are often the result of foreign cultural influences, avant-garde creations, and innovative solutions for people's ever-evolving needs. Although the design world seems like one big mood board, some cities have managed to outshine the rest with their recent projects. As part of their annual Design Cities Listing , Metropolis Magazine has

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Five of the best houses in Ecuador on Dezeen

Five of the best houses in Ecuador on Dezeen

We've rounded up five residences in Ecuador that architects have designed to celebrate the small South American country's local materials and climate. Casa El Cortijo by Felipe Assadi Arquitectos A zig-zagging roofline covered in red bricks defines this house in Ecuador's port city of Guayaquil, which is popular for its proximity to the Galapagos Islands.

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