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Top 10 Parametric Buildings in Arch2O

What is the Parametric Building? To identify the parametric building, we should first know the technical meaning of the word Parameter. Parameter as stated in the Oxford dictionary is "A numerical or other mea...
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KK100 | TFP Farrells

KK100 KK100 in Shenzhen, China by TFP Farrells became the world’s tallest building by a British architect in 2011. What sets it apart from other skyscrapers though is that it wasn’t made in a pursuit to be ano...
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Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum | Studio Pei Zhu

Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum Art is synonymous with daily life and what could be as artistic as designing a contemporary art museum inside an electronics factory belonging to the 1980s? The architects behi...
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The story of 5 Archists

The story of 5 ‘ Archists ’ Let me define an ‘Archist’ to begin with. As most of you might find it evident, archist is a port-manteau of the words ‘architect’ and ‘artist’. Of the many other hats that architec...
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Clover House | MAD Architects

Clover House  One’s imagination runs amok while looking at the design of the clover house by MAD Architects. Is it shaped like an igloo? Is it a life size play house or a toy perhaps? - It is actually a kinder...
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Guangzhou Science Museum | Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos

Guangzhou Science Museum Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos have won the design competition for The Guangzhou Science Museum against competitors like Steven Holl, Grimshaw and MAD Architects. The Guangzhou Science Mu...
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Shanghai Natural History Museum| Perkins + Will

Shanghai Natural History Museum Museums today are unable to attract the masses. Despite this being the case, we see more and more museums being constructed and some of these, are striving towards creating a be...
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Towering Shenzhen Campus for AOL | NBBJ

Towering Shenzhen Campus for AOL NBBJ, has unveiled its corporate tower design for Chinese internet giant Tencent. Slated for completion in 2016, the 55 storey campus will add 2.6 million square feet of space ...
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Zoo Pavilion | reMIX Architects

Zoo Pavilion A result of a mouthful of technical parametric revisions, this origami-esque structure envelopes a substantial volume of space and evolves into the circus pavilion for Dalian Zoo in China. With th...
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Qujing History Museum | Atelier Alter

Qujing History Museum China's newest museum houses the world's oldest fish fossil pre-dating 40 million years! Designed by the young and upcoming architecture firm Atelier Alter which specializes in design of ...