Contemporary Art Centre Córdoba / Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

Contemporary Art Centre Cordoba By Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos-01-Fernando Alda

The Contemporary Arts Center “Córdoba/Espacio Andaluz de Creación Contemporánea de Córdoba’n” in southern Spain was built in 2008 – 2013. The architectural designer in the project was Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos S.L.P. The project is conceived as a self-similar geometric pattern, originating in a hexagonal shape. Like a combinatorial game, the permutations of three types of polygonal rooms generate sequences of different spaces that define a non-centralised organism for the production, research and exhibition of new media in contemporary arts…

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Acoustic Shells / Flanagan Lawrence Architects

Acoustic Shells By Flanagan Lawrence Architects-01-Andy Lee

These Acoustic Shells were designed by London studio Flanagan Lawrence to facilitate community events and provide residents of the West Sussex town with a scenic resting spot on the edge of a sunken garden. Flanagan Lawrence developed the design after winning an architectural competition organised by Littlehampton Town Council in 2012. It called for a “Stage by the Sea” that would “provide a high quality landmark structure forming the focal point of Littlehampton’s Greensward”…

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Autobahn Church Siegerland / Schneider + Schumacher

Autobahn Church Siegerland By Schneider & Schumacher-01-Schneider & Schumacher

Autobahn Church Siegerland by Schneider + Schumacher, The bright white, polygonal façade of the Siegerland Motorway Church catches the eye even from afar. A pictorial wooden structure, it defies the noisy surroundings of hotel, fast food restaurant and petrol station. Its interior welcomes visitors with a quiet room combining artificial light with daylight to create a warm and contemplative atmosphere…

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25 Green (25 verde)-Urban Treehouse / architetto Luciano Pia

25 Green (25 verde)-Urban Treehouse By architetto Luciano Pia-01-Beppe Giardino

Amongst the city streets of Turin sits an oasis of green forest disguising a five-storey apartment building. Luciano Pia designed the building as an attempt to protect residents from noise and air pollution. There are 63 residential units in the building and they are all different and fitted with wide terraces of irregular shapes that surround the trees. The last floor is covered with private green roofs. The green is diversified: big vases on the terraces, court gardens, green walls and roof gardens just in front of the lofts…

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Aarau Bus terminal and station Canopy / Vehovar & Jauslin Architektur

Aarau Bus terminal and station Canopy By Vehovar & Jauslin Architektur-03-Niklaus Spoerri

Situated between the busy Bahnhofstrasse and the new railway station in the center of Aarau, Switzerland, is a cushioned canopy that seems to float like a cloud. Designed by Vehovar & Jauslin Architektur, the bus terminal’s ETFE membrane creates a striking entry to the region. The bus station covering consists of a sinuously formed steel table and a huge cushion with a random cable suspension on both sides. The upper blue and the lower clear ETFE-foil has been printed with a bubble pattern and is butt-welded without a visible repeat…

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Vineyard Schmidt at the Lake of Constance / Elmar Ludescher Architekt + Philip Lutz Architektur

Vineyard Schmidt By Elmar Ludescher Architekt & Philip Lutz Architektur-01-Elmar Ludescher

Vineyard Schmidt at the Lake of Constance, by Elmar Ludescher Architekt + Philip Lutz Architektur, Vineyard Schmidt’s orchards and vineyards have been under family ownership for many generations. The surrounding landscape passes from the old village in a basin below to the farmland that rises to the top of a hill and provides a view of Lake Constance and the Swiss mountains in the south…

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The Cultural house of Cyklopen / Marx Arkitektur AB

The Cultural house of Cyklopen By Marx Arkitektur AB-01-Robin Hayes

The Cultural house of Cyklopen is a unique project within today´s industrial architectural tradition. The very conditions of the project have required specific architectonical solutions – the client being a cultural association with many members and a need for much space, but also a very limited budget…

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Hostel Wadi in De Hoge Rielen / Studio Associato Bernardo Secchi Paola Viganò

Hostel Wadi in De Hoge Rielen By Studio Associato Bernardo Secchi Paola Vigano-01-Frederik Buyckx

HOSTEL WADI in De Hoge Rielen Youth center is the youth hostel with 20 rooms (76 beds) by Studio Associato Bernardo Secchi Paola Viganò – an architecture – landscape in the 300 hectare forest and former military base…

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LSE-Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW) / O’Donnell + Tuomey

LSE-Saw Swee Hock Student Centre (SAW) By O'Donnell & Tuomey-01-Dennis Gilbert

The Saw Swee Hock Student Centre at the London School of Economics is a multifunctional building with a large music venue, pub, learning cafe, union offices, prayer centre, dance studio, careers library and gym. The project is located at the knuckle-point convergence of the network of narrow streets that characterise the LSE city centre campus. A public space at the threshold of the Student Centre is positioned on axis with St Clement’s Lane, to pull pedestrian street life into and up the building…

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