Skyhouse / David Hotson Architect & Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design

Skyhouse By David Hotson Architect & Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design - 25 Slide

The special 4 level penthouse apartment is situated atop of 1 of New York City’s earliest steel skyscrapers built in 1896. It was entirely re-created by NYC-primarily based studio David Hotson Architect, in collaboration with interior style studio Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design. The penthouse features an wonderful polished steel slide that spans from the attic to the entrance floor…

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The Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs / E. Fay Jones

The Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs By E. Fay Jones - 16 flickr-Daniel Mease

The Thorncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs, Ark., The small but soaring glass and cross-braced pine chapel, designed by the late E. Fay Jones, the 1990 AIA Gold Medalist, nestles into an eight-acre woodland setting on a sloping hillside in the Ozark Mountains. It stands 48 feet with 24-foot-wide by 60-foot-long dimensions for a total of 1,440 square feet. Its 425 windows, made of 6,000 square feet of glass, filter woodland light across its upward diamond-shaped pine trusses to form ever-changing patterns of light and shadow throughout the day and night…

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CMA CGM Headquarters / Zaha Hadid Architects

CMA CGM Headquarters By Zaha Hadid Architects - 01 Hufton and Crow

The CMA CGM tower is one of the highest towers for offices, in the city of Marseilles. Situated in the Euromediterranée area of the city, this tower – designed by Zaha Hadid – houses the head offices of the maritim transport company CMA CGM, 3rd world groupe of containers maritim transport…

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Musée du Louvre-Lens / SANAA

Louvre-Lens By SANAA - 01 Hufton & Crow

Situated on a former coal mine in Lens, a quiet town in northern France, the newly opened branch of the Musée du Louvre stands as a stunning essay in transparency and geometry. Designed by the Japanese firm SANAA in collaboration with the Manhattan studio Imrey Culbert…

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King’s Cross Station / John McAslan + Partners

King’s Cross Station By John McAslan & Partners - 01 - Hufton and Crow

The refurbishment of the Grade I Listed Western Range is a fundamental part of the overall King’s Cross redevelopment programme. The design and construction teams from Arup, John McAslan + Partners, and VINCI Construction, along with key external stakeholders English Heritage and Camden Council, have sympathetically restored the 150 year old building to reflect its heritage, meet the current operational needs of the station and its staff, and complement the new Western Concourse…

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Isbjerget – The Iceberg Dwellings / JDS, CEBRA, SeARCH and Louis Paillard

The Iceberg Dwellings By JDS Architects, CEBRA, SeARCH and Louis Paillard - 01

JDS Architects, Danish studio CEBRA, together with the Dutch firm SeARCH and French architect Louis Paillard are currently completing the Iceberg housing complex in the new Aarhus Docklands development area in Aarhus, Denmark…

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IGuzzini Ibérica Headquarters in Sant Cugat / Mias Arquitectes

IGuzzini Ibérica Headquarters in Sant Cugat By Mias Arquitectes - 01

The “il Cielo” iGuzzini lighting headquarters in Spain is the last of a series of constructions that have adopted sustainable energy and natural and artificial light management as the cornerstones of their design. The building, located in the Parque de Actividades Empresariales Can Sant Joan in Sant Cugat del Vallès, is the result of optimised energy efficiency, not just in terms of consumption but also in the way that energy is generated…

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Morerava Cottages in Easter Island / AATA Arquitectos Asociados

Morerava Cottages in Easter Island By AATA Arquitectos Asociados - 34 - Sergio Pirrone

Designed by AATA Arquitectos Asociados, Prefabricated Cottages that are put on the terrain with the aim of transforming the land as less as possible. In it`s design special attention was given to sun light and cross ventilation to avoid the usage of mechanical systems to achieve thermal and luminance comfort…

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Marseille Vieux Port / Foster + Partners

Marseille Vieux Port By Foster & Partners - 01 Nigel Young

Marseille’s Vieux Port is one of the grand Mediterranean ports, but over time the World Heritage-listed site has become inaccessible to pedestrians and has been cut off from the life of the city. The masterplan for its regeneration will reclaim the quaysides as a civic space, creating new informal venues for performances and events and removing traffic to create a safe, semi-pedestrianised public realm. Its transformation is one of a series of projects to be completed in time for the city’s inauguration as European Capital of Culture in 2013…

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