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A retractable sheath to cover the 80 story tower dubbed as Equator Tower at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is the latest addition to the world of brise soleil. Located near the equatorial line, the tower is subjected to radiation from all four sides, hence requiring an ingenious method of controlling the incident radiation without obstructing the […]

As the winners for the 2015 Milan Expo are revealed, Nemesis Studio is among them for their design of the Italian Pavilion. In total there were 68 entries for the international competition following the theme for the expo, ‘Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life’ and a 40 million euro budget. The brief was specific in […]

When looking at the site plan, you can see it as a three finger plan. The extraordinary unique government complex is an example of integrating building with landscape. The unbuilt project located in South Korea’s heartland takes advantage of the natural resources there. Courtesy of  H Associates, Haeahn Architecture,  and EDAW The topography interferes with the […]

The Green Innovation Future Technology or GIFT Ideas Competition promotes the advancement of iconic, green, and technologically and materially advanced architecture. Its winners have just been selected by a panel of judges representing the Hong Kong Science Park (HKSTPC) as well as various other local private organizations. The designs picked best represented the prompt given […]

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  • David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition

    David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition

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    David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition

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  • Wingårdhs wins Statoil competition in Norway, beats Snøhetta, OMA and Norman Foster

    Wingårdhs wins Statoil competition in Norway, beats Snøhetta, OMA and Norman Foster

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    Wingårdhs wins Statoil competition in Norway, beats Snøhetta, OMA and Norman Foster

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  • Construction begins for MVRDV’s glass redesign of former warehouse in Hong Kong

    Construction begins for MVRDV’s glass redesign of former warehouse in Hong Kong

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    Construction begins for MVRDV’s glass redesign of former warehouse in Hong Kong

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  • 3XN ARCHITECTS BEHIND ICONIC IMAX DESIGN FOR DREAMCENTER LIFESTYLE ENTERTAINMENT HUB IN SHANGHAI

    3XN ARCHITECTS BEHIND ICONIC IMAX DESIGN FOR DREAMCENTER LIFESTYLE ENTERTAINMENT HUB IN SHANGHAI

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    3XN ARCHITECTS BEHIND ICONIC IMAX DESIGN FOR DREAMCENTER LIFESTYLE ENTERTAINMENT HUB IN SHANGHAI

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The Matsys design studio by Andrew Kudless based in Oakland, USA has a unique technique of exploring the instant relationship not only between the fields of architecture and engineering, but more specifically between biology and computational design. The Diploid Lamp series explore a wide range of geometries influenced by the power of nature. The actual […]

The plywood office refurbishment by dECOI Architects was produced by a single three-axis milling machine from CAD-CAM (Computer Aided Design – Computer Aided Manufacture). Courtesy of dECOI Architects The Project establishes itself after three executions: 1) By combing the properties of both solid and liquid they articulate a new substance, one that both visually is hard […]

Renowned Italian lighting company Andromeda has recently revealed its latest lamp design, titled Nastro, which means ‘Tape’. As the name suggests, the lighting body is comprised of a whole bundle of tape-like details, which form a creative cluster of chaos and beauty. The Nastro lamp proves Andromeda is a pioneer in designing contemporary glass light […]

Using an ipod or Iphone, you can now manoeuvre this small rover bot throughout your house or workplace to capture live video and audio feed. The bots are even capable of using infra-red, to see in the dark. Such devices could be used just as easily with extreme distances between them, for example someone in […]

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  • Wine Culture Centre Architectural Competition

    Wine Culture Centre Architectural Competition

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    We would like to draw your attention to the competition “Wine Culture Center” promoted by YAC in partnership with Foster + Partners, 5+1 AA, The Plan Magazine, Bologna University, Rome University, Venice IUAV University, Santa Fé University and many other Public Institutions. This is the challenge YAC offers the designers, proposing to transform Valpolicella’s old […]

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  • OMA wins Axel Springer Berlin HQ competition

    OMA wins Axel Springer Berlin HQ competition

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    OMA wins Axel Springer Berlin HQ competition

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  • A look into “Blue Tape”, the winning entry for the Dubai Architecture School Tower competition

    A look into “Blue Tape”, the winning entry for the Dubai Architecture School Tower competition

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    A look into “Blue Tape”, the winning entry for the Dubai Architecture School Tower competition

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  • 1st PRIZE IND [Inter.National.Design] + Powerhouse Company in collaboration with ABT

    1st PRIZE IND [Inter.National.Design] + Powerhouse Company in collaboration with ABT

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    1st PRIZE IND [Inter.National.Design] + Powerhouse Company in collaboration with ABT

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Canadian Tire, a retailer and manufacturer in the automotive industry, created an ice truck that is drivable using traditional sculptural techniques. The main aim of this feat was to test the limits of their eliminator battery at subzero temperatures. Courtesy of  Canadian Tire After freezing the battery to -40°C, it was then used to move 11 […]

Collaboration was designed and built in the deserts outside Arizona. It’s integration between real and surreal, nature and man-made, organic and inorganic, dessert and digital modeling. Experiments and photo analysis have been carried out and a new world was introduced to us through the camera lens. Courtesy of Ben Sandler, Zeitguised A world where dessert isn’t […]

Francesco Paleari’s ‘Milano’s Profile’ series tells an architectural story, a personal story, and a demographic story simultaneously.  The photographs are personal in the sense that they tell a story of Paleari’s perception of Milan. He tells his story through portraits of the Milanese. Their portraits are also building profiles. The stories of people and buildings […]

Washington DC-based architecture film liu xiang design has won a competition for the ‘shaoxing cultural creativity park project’ in the zhejiang province in China. Courtesy of  liu xiang The developed Di Dang City Centre is a great example of how a building could interact with the surrounding and be a part of the urban context. […]

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