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The world’s “best tall building” is Jean Nouvel’s high-rise jungle in Sydney

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) last night named Atelier Jean Nouvel‘s One Central Park (OCP) in Sydney the year’s best tall building. OCP turned the site of a former brewery into a residential high-rise lush with hydroponic hanging gardens and a massive mirror cantilevered over the building’s courtyard that harvests sunlight for […]
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Shigeru Ban’s Modern Penthouse Addition United Indoor and Outdoor Spaces in Manhattan

Renderings for Shigeru Ban‘s rooftop addition to a landmark Tribeca building have been revealed. Newly recast as a luxury residential space, the 132-year old cast-iron building located at 361 Broadway is set to receive a a new metal-and-glass-clad cap. This twin duplex penthouse will be joined by a revamped interior also designed by the Japanese […]
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Featured Project: Floating Rooftop Sauna By BUREAU A

Project:  A Sauna Architect:  BUREAU A Location:  Geneva, Switzerland Perched jauntily atop a roof terrace in Geneva, this droll sauna achieves an appropriate ‘separation’ from the apartment’s primary living spaces. Like the more typical rural outbuildings, this urban sauna retains a vernacular appeal, while also adapting to the post-industrial roof-scape. The sauna’s stove chimney is a defining element of Sigue leyendo

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Specht Harpman’s “Manhattan Micro Loft” Only Feels Small

This project won the 2013 Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the Living Small category. See the full list of winners here. Seeking a pied-a-terre in Manhattan, a client commissioned New York-based Specht Harpman to renovate a tiny penthouse duplex apartment in the Upper West Side. The chosen loft was rather unusual: a minuscule 425 square feet divided Sigue leyendo

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Specht Harpman’s “Manhattan Micro Loft” Only Feels Small

This project won the 2013 Architizer A+ Popular Choice Award in the Living Small category. See the full list of winners here. Seeking a pied-a-terre in Manhattan, a client commissioned New York-based Specht Harpman to renovate a tiny penthouse duplex apartment in the Upper West Side. The chosen loft was rather unusual: a minuscule 425 square feet divided Sigue leyendo

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Featured Project: Exuberant Senegalese Hotel By SAOTA

Project:  Radisson Blu Dakar Architect:  SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects Location:  Dakar, Senegal The opulent Radisson Blu hotel anchors a major urban development along the Atlantic coast in Dakar. Built just below road level, the hotel unfolds out toward the ocean and captures unobstructed views and sea breezes. The city-facing facade is distinguished by Sigue leyendo

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Featured Project: Genius Loci By Bates Masi

Project:  Genius Loci Architect:  Bates Masi + Architects Location:  Montauk, New York With snow blanketing much of the East Coast and more on the way, we thought we’d feature some amazing projects that scream “summer.” And what’s more summer than a deluxe villa in the Hamptons? Bates Masi brings us an incredible house on Long Island Sigue leyendo

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Featured Project: Off The Grid Home By Charles Wright Architects

Project: Stamp House Architect: Charles Wright Architects Location: Queensland, Australia Located in the environmentally sensitive FNQ Beachfront Rainforest in Queensland, this futuristic residence is entirely carbon neutral. Making the most of the site’s amenities and resources, the project reintroduces the surrounding native wetland environment by situating the home over an engineered water ecosystem, a collaborative Sigue leyendo

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