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Marc Koehler Wins Competition to Design Edegem Community Center and Library

Marc Koehler Architects (MKA) has taken first-place in the Open Oproep 28 design competition to design a leisure center, dubbed “The Missing Link.” The competition challenged them to develop a community center, art center, and library for a municipality in Belgium. Located in suburban Edegem, the design strives to become the… Sigue leyendo

Spotlight: Jørn Utzon

Pritzker Prize winning architect Jørn Utzon, who died in 2008 aged 90, was the relatively unknown Dane who, on the 29th January 1957, was announced as the winner of the ‘International competition for a national opera house at Bennelong Point, Sydney’. When speaking about this iconic building, Louis Kahn stated that:

The sun did not know how beautiful its light was, until it was reflected off this building.

Unfortunately, Utzon never saw the Sydney Opera House, his most popular work, completed. Learn of his fascinating story, after the break.

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XTU Architects Imagine Self-Building Wall City

Flohara by XTU Architects envisions an inhabitable desert wall that constructs itself from the natural processes of its environment. Featured at the Venice Biennale’s Morocco Pavilion exhibition entitled “Fundamental(ism)s,” this ecological phenomenon defies the conventions of housing, offering shelter from varying climatic conditions and… Sigue leyendo

Lublin Science And Technology Park / Stelmach I Partnerzy Biuro Architektoniczne

Architects: Stelmach I Partnerzy Biuro Architektoniczne
Location: 20-262 Lublin, Poland
Architect In Charge: Boleslaw Stelmach
Area: 10500.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Marcin Czechowicz

Collaborators: Marek Zarzeczny, Rafał Szmigielski, Zbigniew Wypych

From the architect.… 1. History
The building of Lublin Science Sigue leyendo

Lublin Science And Technology Park / Stelmach I Partnerzy Biuro Architektoniczne

Architects: Stelmach I Partnerzy Biuro Architektoniczne
Location: 20-262 Lublin, Poland
Architect In Charge: Boleslaw Stelmach
Area: 10500.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Marcin Czechowicz

Collaborators: Marek Zarzeczny, Rafał Szmigielski, Zbigniew Wypych

From the architect.… 1. History
The building of Lublin Science Sigue leyendo

Geology Museum / LeeMundwiler Architects

Architects: LeeMundwiler Architects
Location: 大鹏半岛, Longgang, Shenzhen, China
Consultants: BLY Landscape Architecture Planning & Design Institute; Huayi Design.
Area: 6200.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Yujiang Peng

From the architect.… The Dapeng Peninsula is on the southeastern coast of China and Sigue leyendo

Xiang Jing + Qu Guangci Sculpture Studio / aterlier100s+1

Architects: aterlier100s+1
Location: Songzhuangzhen, Tongzhou, Beijing, China
Architects In Charge: Peng Lele, Zeng Renzhen, Yang Guang, Ling Lin
Area: 1257.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Zeng Renzhen

From the architect.… The mountain shape building gradually setback towards northwest, in case of Sigue leyendo

Vancouver Island Regional Library / Low Hammond Rowe Architects

Architects: Low Hammond Rowe Architects
Location: Nanaimo, BC, Canada
Contractor: Century Group Constructors
Area: 28950.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Sama Jim Canzian

From the architect.… The Nanaimo North Branch Library project serves to establish a much needed new branch library Sigue leyendo

Silletas Park / Juan Felipe Uribe de Bedout

Architects: Juan Felipe Uribe de Bedout
Location: Santa Elena, Antioquia, Colombia
Coordinator: Gerardo Olave Triana
Design Team: Gerardo Olave Triana, Álvaro Criollo López, Andrés Castro Amaya
Project Area: 92600.0 m2
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Juan Ricardo Ramírez P …

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Córdoba Cultural Center / Castañeda, Cohen, Nanzer, Saal, Salassa, Tissot

Architects: Iván Castañeda, Alejandro Cohen, Cristián Nanzer, Inés Saal, Juan Salassa, Santiago Tissot
Location: Sarmiento Park, Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Architecture Director: Andrés Caparroz
General Architectural And Landscape Project: Iván Castañeda, Alejandro Cohen, Cristián Nanzer, Inés Saal, Juan Salassa, Santiago Tissot…
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