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AD Classics: Fagus Factory / Walter Gropius + Adolf Meyer

The Fagus Factory is one of the earliest built works of modern architecture, and the first project of Walter Gropius. The commission provided Gropius with the opportunity to put his revolutionary ideas into practice, and the stunning rectilinear volume with… Sigue leyendo

The Oeko-Center Administrative Building / Steinmetz De Meyer

Architects: Steinmetz De Meyer
Location: Montée de Pfaffenthal, 2328 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Area: 1347.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Catherine Thiry

Civil Engineer: T6-Ney & Partners s.à.r.l.
Technical Engineer: Jean Schmit Engineering s.à.r.l.
Landscape Architect : Areal Landscape architects
Coordinator Pilot: HBH …
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OVO / Camilo Rebelo

Architects: Camilo Rebelo
Location: Fideris, Switzerland
Current Room Area: 20,8 sq.meters
Previous Room Area: 39,1 sq.meters
Year: 2014
Photographs: Office archive

Collaborators: Patricio Guedes
Project Partner : sculptor: Rui Chafes
Engineering Coordination: GOP – Gabinete de Organização e Projectos Lda.…
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Images Released of Tadao Ando’s First NYC Building

Tadao Ando has unveiled his first New York building. An “ultra-luxury” condominium project known as 152 Elizabeth Street, the 32,000-square-foot building will replace an existing parking lot with a concrete structure comprised of seven residences – all of which will be “treated as… Sigue leyendo

“Weight, Pride and Creativity” in Daniel Elis Karlsson and Pauline Algeröd’s “Bärande Möte”

In the the former shipbuilding city of Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast stands Daniel Ellis Karlsson and Pauine Algeröd’s “Bärande Möte,” a glass and concrete wind shelter and pavilion.
Concrete beams are suspended in midair by load-bearing glass walls, inverting the traditional structural hierarchy… Sigue leyendo

Gumno House / Turato Architects

Architects: Turato Architects
Location: Risika, Croatia
Design Team: Idis Turato and Marko Liović
Area: 930.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Ivan Dorotić, Igor Crnković, Sandro Lendler, Maja Bosnić…

From the architect. Gumno (threshing floor) is a circular flattened plateau surrounded by Sigue leyendo

Sommarhus Akenine / Johan Sundberg

Architects: Johan Sundberg
Location: Mossrosvägen 10B, 231 76 Beddingestrand, Sweden
Chief Architect: Johan Sundberg
Project Architects: Daniel Gerse, Max Germundsson
Year: 2014
Photographs: Peo Olsson

Structural Engineer: Anders Sandgren, Ramböll
Construction: SAWI Byggnads AB in Trelleborg, Bengt Hansson…
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MS / Yo Yamagata Architects

Architects: Yo Yamagata Architects
Location: Mishima, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Area: 144.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Forward Stroke / Koji Okumura

Structure Design: Sakane structure design / Nobuo Sakane
Site Area: 253.12sqm
Footprint Area: 80.16sqm

From the architect.… The house is Sigue leyendo

World’s First Solar Bicycle Lane Opens in Amsterdam

A popular bicycle lane and public road that connects the Amsterdam suburbs of Krommenie and Wormerveer has been impregnated with solar panels, making it the world’s first. The 70-meter stretch, serving 2,000 daily cyclists, was embedded with crystalline silicon solar cells encased within concrete and covered with a translucent layer of tempered glass. It is expected to be extended an additional 100-meters in 2016, providing enough energy to power three households. More information, here

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Sliding Pergolas House / FGMF Arquitetos

Architects: FGMF Arquitetos
Location: Bauru – SP, Brazil
Authors: Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes, Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz
Coordinator: Renata Davi
Architect: Juliana Nohara
Interns: Bruno Milan, Carolina Matsumoto, Marina Almeida
Project Area: 160 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Rafaela Netto…

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