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Cambridge Architectural’s Steel-Wrapped Embassy

Metal mesh bridges old and new in Davis Brody Bond renovation. For their renovation and expansion of the South African Embassy in Washington, DC, Davis Brody Bond faced an unusual aesthetic challenge. Besides updating the two Cape Dutch buildings housing the embassy’s offices and residence, they were tasked with building a new atrium for public […]
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Old-School Meets New in Stantec’s Pew Library

Contemporary stone envelope asserts the continued relevance of book learning at GVSU. For the new Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons at Grand Valley State University, SHW Group, now Stantec, considered a brick skin to tie it to the surrounding edifices. “But at the end of the day, the library, we believe, is […]
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Prefabricated Glamping Tents by ArchiWorkshop

Dynamic steel and PVDF structures shelter campers in style. In South Korea, glamping—or “glamorous camping”—is all the rage. The practice combines conventional camping’s affinity for the outdoors with hotel amenities, including comfortable bedding and fine food. Seoul firm ArchiWorkshop’s prefabricated, semi-permanent glamping structures are a design-minded twist on the traditional platform tent. “We [set out […]
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Two-Sided Railway Station by Team CS

Rotterdam Centraal Station’s relationship to the existing urban fabric called for different treatments of its north and south facades. To call the commission for a new central railway station in Rotterdam complicated would be an understatement. The project had multiple clients, including the city council and the railway company ProRail. The program was complex, encompassing […]
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Surf’s Up, Chap! How Vectorworks Helped A Sleepy English Beach Town Go Modern


Not all seaside architecture need be weathered and worn. England may be famous for its salt-pelted beachfront villages, but the isle’s traditional vacation spots have begun awakening to the sleeker charms of modern design. No doubt we owe some of this progress to the evangelism of the pop philosopher Alain de Botton, who brought modern …Continue Reading
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Vieux Port Pavilion / Foster + Partners

Saturday in Marseille, France, pedestrians and city officials joined Foster + Partners… to celebrate the completion of the Vieux Port Pavilion at the mouth of Marseille’s World Heritage-listed harbor. Minimal, yet effective, this “discreet” intervention provides a new sheltered events space on Sigue leyendo

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Porsche Pavilion by Henn Architekten (DE)

Earlier this year, a Munich-based architectural practice led by Gunter Henn, Henn Architekten, have realised this fluid, curvilinear pavilion for Porsche. Located near the Volkswagen factory in Wolfsburg’s Autostadt, the pavilion has been d… Sigue leyendo

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Ballistic Cloud by Ballistic Architecture Machine

Beijing’s Ballistic Architecture Machine installed their Ballistic Cloud in Chongqing, South Central China, in September of 2011. 

The project came to BAM in the summer of 2011 with two main stipulations–one, the client wanted someone to buil… Sigue leyendo

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