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Moshe Safdie: crystal bridges museum- Bentonville, Arkansas USA - designboom | architecture & design magazine

Moshe Safdie: crystal bridges museum- Bentonville, Arkansas USA - designboom | architecture & design magazine | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
nestled within the forested scenery of the ozark landscape, this art complex is formed by bridging a stream, creating a fusion of art and nature as visitors stroll through the glazed galleries.
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Moshe Safdie proposes design for national library of Israel

Moshe Safdie proposes design for national library of Israel | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
moshe safdie proposes design for national library of israel enclosed by fritted glass and covered by a sequence of thin-shell domes.
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[Chiharada, Japan] 'Picturesque' House in Chiharada shpaed like a fairytale tower by Studio Velocity

[Chiharada, Japan] 'Picturesque' House in Chiharada shpaed like a fairytale tower by Studio Velocity | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
House in Chiharada, Japan, shaped like a fairytale tower with five different staircases connecting its two floors by Studio Velocity.
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House in Kamoshima, Japan, by Horibe Associates

House in Kamoshima, Japan,  by Horibe Associates | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
House in Kamoshima by Horibe Associates with an arced charred wood facade next to temples and rice fields in Yoshinogawa, Japan.
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Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympics!

Tokyo to host the 2020 Olympics! | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Today the International Olympic Comitee (IOC) will choose the city that will host the 2020 Olympics, with Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul competing for the important event. The three cities just finished their presentations in Buenos Aires, Argentina, including presidents and royal members. As we await for the results, we present you the three stadiums designed to host the Olympics in each city.

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The TEN "Demandments" of Architecture by @WJMArchitect

The TEN "Demandments" of Architecture by @WJMArchitect | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Many architects feel like their devotion to the practice of architecture is like worship of a secular religion. Here’s a little fun with our secular religion… The TEN Demandments of Architecture.

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[Auckland, New Zealand] AUT Lecture Theatres / RTA Studio

[Auckland, New Zealand] AUT Lecture Theatres / RTA Studio | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Architects: RTA Studio, Richard Naish
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Area: 1750.0 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Simon Devitt

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[ Asse, Belgium] dnA House / BLAF Architecten

[ Asse, Belgium] dnA House / BLAF Architecten | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Architects: BLAF Architecten
Location: Asse, Belgium
Area: 260 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of BLAF Architecten

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COMPLETATO l’edificio di Foster all’Università di Torino

COMPLETATO l’edificio di Foster all’Università di Torino | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

È stata completata la struttura progettata da Foster + Partners per il campus dell’Università di Torino.

Composto da elementi in acciaio spazzolato e vetro, il nuovo edificio sarà in grado di ospitare fino a 5 mila studenti.

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CGI artist PREDICTED "Walkie Scorchie" effect a year ago

CGI artist PREDICTED "Walkie Scorchie" effect a year ago | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
The death-ray effect created by reflections from Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie, or Walkie Scorchie, skyscraper were predicted by a professional CGI artist.
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[Auckland, New Zealand] Point Resolution Bridge by Warren & Mahoney

[Auckland, New Zealand] Point Resolution Bridge by Warren & Mahoney | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Etched concrete bridge by Warren and Mahoney over a road and railway in Auckland, New Zealand, with curving steel columns that morph into angular arches.

 

Architect: Warren & Mahoney (Dean Mackenzie, Simon Dodd, Sebastian Hamilton, Chris Brown)
Artist: Henriata Nicholas
Structures: Peters & Cheung (Duncan Peters, Brent Deets, David Brody, Joe Gutierrez)
Lighting: LDP (Mike Grunsell)
Main Contractor: Hawkins Infrastructure (Nick Denham)
Client: Auckland City (Greg Hannah)

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[Kuwait City, Kuwait] Kipco Tower / SSH International

[Kuwait City, Kuwait] Kipco Tower / SSH International | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Architects: SSH International
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Developer: United Real Estate Company
Area: 96185.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Nelson Garrido

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Call for submission // Houses for CHANGE

Call for submission // Houses for CHANGE | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
IE University announces its first competition initiative “HOUSES FOR CHANGE”, hosted by IE School of Architecture and Design.
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Moshe Safdie: music conservatorium at Monash university, Australia - designboom | architecture & design magazine

Moshe Safdie: music conservatorium at Monash university, Australia - designboom | architecture & design magazine | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
recently unveiled plans for monash university's music conservatorium will provide a new cultural center for the greater melbourne area.
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Moshe Safdie designs fractal-based sky habitat for Singapore

Moshe Safdie designs fractal-based sky habitat for Singapore | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
moshe safdie designs fractal-based sky habitat for singapore, a staggered tower complete with gardens open to the sky and a network of streets that connect community gardens in the air.
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Impressionnant ! Des jardins et des routes interconnectés dasn les airs ...

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[Portsmouth, England] Mary Rose Museum by Wilkinson Eyre and Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will

[Portsmouth, England] Mary Rose Museum by Wilkinson Eyre and Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
Mary Rose Museum housing sixteenth century Tudor warship is an elliptical timber-clad building by Wilkinson Eyre Architects.
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Much of the height in Earth's tallest towers is USELESS space

Much of the height in Earth's tallest towers is USELESS space | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

What do the tallest buildings in the world have in common besides their height?


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What is Architecture? “While artists work from the real to the ABSTRACT, architects must work from the abstract to the real.“

What is Architecture? “While artists work from the real to the ABSTRACT, architects must work from the abstract to the real.“ | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
While artists work from the real to the abstract, architects must work from the abstract to the real. Taking on no easy task, Steven Holl has set out to define Architecture, with a capital A - in just four words.
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[ Gaibandha, Bangladesh] Friendship Centre / Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury/URBANA

[ Gaibandha, Bangladesh] Friendship Centre / Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury/URBANA | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Architects: Kashef Mahboob Chowdhury/URBANA
Location: Gaibandha, Bangladesh
Team: Anup Kumar Basak, Sharif Jahir Hossain, Motiur Rahman, Amrul Hasan
Area: 2,897 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Eric Chenal, Anup Basak, Kashef Chowdhury

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[ Bali, Indonesia] The Green School / PT Bambu

[ Bali, Indonesia] The Green School / PT Bambu | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Architects: PT Bambu
Location: Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Client: Yayasan Kul Kul
Project Area: 7,542 sqm
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: PT Bambu, Ahkamul Hakim

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Dare forma e dimensione all’involucro partendo dalla SUA funzione: l’Endesa Pavillon

Dare forma e dimensione all’involucro partendo dalla SUA funzione: l’Endesa Pavillon | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Endesa Pavillon è un padiglione realizzato in funzione dell’energia e delle necessità dettate dal luogo e dal clima, che vuole proporsi come esempio per una nuova via progettuale non dettata da scelte formali e stilistiche, ma solo dalle effettive necessità costruttive ed energetiche, per garantire comfort e risparmio. Un edificio intelligente, simbolo di una nuova generazione di progettisti in grado di controllare ogni possibile variazione tecnica e costruttiva. ...


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Photo-REALISTIC renderings : ImagineHouse by A.Masow Design Studio

Photo-REALISTIC renderings : ImagineHouse by A.Masow Design Studio | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Concrete house designed to balance over the edge of a hillside in Kazakhstan is featured in these photo-realistic renderings by A.Masow Design Studio.

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Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper "MELTS cars"... "Walkie Scorchie".

Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper "MELTS cars"... "Walkie Scorchie". | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper at 20 Fenchurch Street, London, is reflecting a beam of light intense enough to melt vehicles.
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[Guimarães, Portugal] Platform of Arts and Creativity / Pitagoras Arquitectos

[Guimarães, Portugal] Platform of Arts and Creativity / Pitagoras Arquitectos | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it

Architects: Pitagoras Arquitectos
Location: Guimarães, Portugal
Design Team: Fernando Sá, Raul Roque, Alexandre Lima, Manuel Roque
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Jose Campos

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Helsinki Central Library's Proposal by KUTONOTUK

Helsinki Central Library's Proposal by KUTONOTUK | The Architecture of the City | Scoop.it
KUTONOTUK awarded Honorable Mention for the Helsinki Central Library International Competition
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