Cloudy Bay Shack / Paul Rolfe Architects & Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects

Cloudy Bay Shack By Paul Rolfe Architects & Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects - 01

Designed by Sydney-based Architect Tonkin Zulaikha Greer in association with Wellington-based architects Paul Rolfe Architects and made a reality by Timbercraft Constructions. The original shack was a rustic but cozy venue nestled amongst the estate vineyard. The new shack has the same unique and picturesque setting but offers a luxurious experience, ensuring lasting memories…

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Kupla – Helsinki Zoo Lookout tower / Avanto Architects

Kupla - Helsinki Zoo Lookout tower By Avanto Architects - 01

Designed by Ville Hara and its situated on a cliff-top site eighteen metres above sea level, with spectacular views of the sea and the city of Helsinki, the ten-metre tower is a delicately transparent landmark for Korkeasaari Island. The free form is inspired by its natural setting: it follows the existing low stone wall and skirts around a small birch grove…

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Kielder Observatory / Charles Barclay Architects

Kielder Observatory By Charles Barclay Architects - 01

Kielder Observatory was created by Charles Barclay Architects with the ambition to provide a dramatic yet sympathetic base for astronomers on the high fells overlooking Kielder Water & Forest Park. The structure resembles both a pier and a ship and is constructed mostly from timber…

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KREOD Pavillion / Chun Qing Li – Pavilion Architecture

KREOD Pavillion By Chun Qing Li - Pavilion Architecture - 01

KREOD is an innovative architectural sculpture, organic in form, environmentally-friendly and inspired by nature. Resembling three seeds, these three 20m² pods combine through a series of interlocking hexagons to create an enclosed structure that is not only magnificently-intricate but secure and weatherproof. KREOD functions beautifully both as an architectural landmark and an imaginative exhibition space…

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Junoot Eco Resort Oman / SSH Design

Junoot Eco Resort Oman By SSH Design - 07 - The Eco Dome wind scoop

An international team from Kuwait and the USA have been recognized for their Gunoot eco resort built in Oman. The proposal is a departure from the usual type of resort development and uses earth as the primary construction material. An important aspect of the scheme is that local labour can be used. With some training the buildings can be created without the use of high-tech or heavy equipment and it creates local employment and a new skills base…

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Pop-Up Shipping Container Hotel / Sleeping Around

Pop-Up Shipping Container Hotel By Sleeping Around - 01

Sleeping Around is a village of 4 hotel rooms, a breakfast/lounge container and a sauna container. The hotel rooms provide a superior and comfortable night’s stay and include: floating box-spring bed with high quality linen, XXL Hansgrohe Raindance Shower, Rituals amenities, Dyson air conditioning system, If you fancy staying in the Sleeping Around pop-up hotel, you’ll have to find it first. Built from recycled shipping containers, the hotel moves around the Belgian countryside at will…

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Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at LACMA / Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at LACMA By Renzo Piano Building Workshop - 04-3

The Resnick Exhibition Pavilion, the cornerstone of Phase II of LACMA’s Transformation, complements BCAM architecturally. The Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion, designed by Renzo Piano, dramatically expands the museum’s exhibition space and unifies the western half of the museum’s twenty-acre campus. The single-story, 45,000 square foot structure is the largest purpose-built, naturally lit, open-plan museum space in the world…

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Cactus Tower / Eric Owen Moss Architects

Cactus Tower By Eric Owen Moss Architects - 01

The Cactus Tower by Eric Owen Moss architects, functions as an urban garden and focal point for the Waffle. A renovated warehouse adjoins the two. The Cactus Tower is a 60-year-old steel-frame structure that once held an industrial press. With the removal of the press and the sheet-metal cladding, the steel frame remains…

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‘Atelier S’ Conversion Project / COAST office Architecture

'Atelier S' Conversion Project By COAST office Architecture - 01

Atelier S By Stuttgart-based COAST office architecture. Conversion / refurbishment of a historical 17th century barn into a art studio and exhibtion space. Bringing together the past and the present, rustic and sleek…

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