Fogo Natural Park Venue / OTO arquitectos

Fogo Natural Park Venue By OTO arquitectos-01-Fernando Guerra-FG_SG

The project for Fogo Island Natural Park Headquarters appears with the aim of conciliate the population with the new park management within the context of a potential World Heritage Site. From this attitude of making architecture from the place, and with, and for, the population who will inhabit it, OTO Arquitectos team integrates the construction in the landscape through the use of local materials and with an intelligent discretion…

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Farming Kindergarten / Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Farming Kindergarten By Vo Trong Nghia Architects-01-Gremsy

Farming Kindergarten by Vo Trong Nghia Architects, The Kindergarten for 500 preschool children, situated next to a big shoe-factory, is a prototype of the sustainable education space in tropical climate. The building is designed for the children of factory workers within low-budget. The concept of building is “Farming Kindergarten” with continuous green roof, providing food and agriculture experience to Vietnamese children, as well as safe outdoor playground…

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FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais Dunkirk / lacaton & vassal

FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais Dunkirk By lacaton & vassal-01-Philippe Ruault

Discover the new building of the Frac Nord- Pas de Calais in dunkirk. Close by to the beach and the North sea, This exceptional highlight of contemporary architecture, the latest creation of French architects Lacaton & Vassal, mixes two buildings: on one side is the past – an old shipyard,…

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AVA 55 Ninth / Solomon Cordwell Buenz

AVA 55 Ninth By Solomon Cordwell Buenz-01-AVA Ninth-lobby

This 17-floor apartment tower, by developer Avalon Bay, now dubbed AVA. Located on 55 9th Street in the Mid-Market neighbourhood of San Francisco, California, this new high-rise residential building is a mix of studio, one-, and two-bedroom rentals open for occupancy as of March 2014. The design is a sleek tower of glass that appeals to a hip, urban crowd…

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Ferry Terminal Buildings Strömkajen / Marge Arkitekter

Ferry Terminal Buildings Stromkajen By Marge Arkitekter-01-Johan Fowelin

The new terminal buildings at Strömkajen in Stockholm, designed by Marge Arkitekter AB, was completed in 2013. Marge Arkitekter AB has created architecture with its own identity that simultaneously subordinates itself to the surrounding buildings. The idea was to create buildings with no back side, in a scale and with a design, more like a piece of furniture or a sculpture, than a traditional building…

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White Wolf Hotel / AND-RÉ

White Wolf Hotel By AND-RE-01-Joao Soares

White Wolf Hotel by AND-RÉ is a series of buildings intimately related with the surrounding rich natural environment. The built architecture objects, profoundly integrated in the natural context, provide holistic and spiritual experiences of calm, intimacy, meditation and retreat…

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Óbidos Technological Park Central Building / Jorge Mealha Arquitecto

Obidos Technological Park Central Building By Jorge Mealha Arquitecto-01-Joao Morgado

Óbidos Technological Park Central Building by Carcavelos-based architect Jorge Mealha, creating offices and a central plaza for a business incubator unit in a rural Portuguese technology park. It was designed in response to a brief of the competition held in 2010 that requested a central piazza providing a communal space for the centre’s inhabitants. Some parts of the topographic constructions are placed underground…

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Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge / Diba Tensile Architecture

Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge By Diba Tensile Architecture-01-Mohammad Hassan Ettefagh

The Tabiat pedestrian bridge by Iranian architecture firm Diba Tensile Architecture , located in north of Tehran, is the largest pedestrian bridge of Iran. This bridge is 270 meters long spanning over a major highway connecting two popular parks to each other. It is a 3 dimensional complex truss sitting on 3 tree shaped columns and includes of 3 levels…

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Wild Turkey Bourbon Visitor Center / De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop

Wild Turkey Bourbon Visitor Center By De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop-01

This 9,140-square-foot structure welcomes visitors to the 400-acre Wild Turkey Distillery. Designed by Louisville-based De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop, the building riffs on the iconic peaked-roof building form. Sited to minimize heat gain through the stained cedar rainscreen cladding, as well as to preserve the natural habitat of a population of, appropriately, wild turkeys, the building sits on a bluff overlooking the Kentucky River…

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