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Sangath

Ahmedabad, India
by Balkrishna Doshi

Balkrishna Doshi‘s own studio designed by himself, Sangath, features a series of sunken vaults sheathed in china mosaic as well as a small grassy terraced amphitheater and flowing water details. Having been considered the building that fully describes himself, Sangath is a complete combination of..

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Dries Kreijkamp

Netherlands
born 1937, Tegelen

Dries Kreijkamp, a Dutch artist, followed several art-related courses and he was glass developer in the Royal Dutch glassworks in Leerdam. The artist recognizes the shape of a sphere as the most organic and natural form in nature. For this reason, on 1965, he developed his first "bolwoningen" in..

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Boutique Hotel Hrovača

Hrovača, Slovenia
by Elastik

The traditional Slovenian house has been converted into a micro boutique hotel. The outside of the building is traditional, reinterpretation of that tradition was used in the interior. Elements from the landscapes have been reinterpreted into an experience for the user. Roses, woods, pastures and..

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Garden sheds are often wonderful places where people can tinker and work in a modicum of solitude without feeling disconnected from civilization. What ideas have been given form in these unlikely laboratories for the human mind and soul. Traditionally however, they have tended to be wooden sheds,..

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All-Black House

Wojnówko, Poland
by TEŻ Architekci

The house is located in the village, near the lake and the forest. The unique character of this place is created by many birch trees growing on the plot. The main goal was to place the design of the house in the space between the trees, while adjusting the maximum exposure to the sun. Internal..

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Footbridge, Shelter and Bench on Straník Hill

Žilina-Zástranie, Slovakia
by 2021, ...

Originally, the local government aimed to construct an observation tower at Straník, as the hill offers an exceptional view of Žilina – an 80 thousand industrial city in the Northwest Slovakia. Since the 1930’s the hill of Straník has been used for flying gliders. Local authorities initiated a..

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Patrick Berger

Paris, France
born 1947, Paris

Patrick Berger (Paris, 10 November 1947) has received the national prize for architecture and is an honorary professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). He obtained his diploma in architecture at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1972.
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The Canopy

Paris, France
by Patrick Berger

The Canopy (La Canopée) is a structure built above the station Châtelet-Les-Halles and the Commercial Forum of the district of Les Halles in Paris. It is the realization of a sheltered public space. This volume is semi-excavated, half-raised and culminates at 14 m above the ground. The interior..

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Penda

Beijing, China
born 2013, Bejing

Penda is a team of international creatives based in Beijing and Vienna. Chris Precht and Dayong Sun founded Penda in 2013 with the belief that architecture serves as a bridge to connect nature, culture and people to strive for a better quality of living. The office name comes from 'pe' (Chris'..

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Archstudio

Beijing, Chile
est. 2010, Beijing

Arch Studio devotes to using multi-perspective and rational means to intervene the development of contemporary urban living environment, finding a right balance between the connections of reality and nature, history and culture, creating a spatial environment that is full of the spirit of times..

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In 1973, Castillo proposed the creation of the first specific community and the primitive model for the communities during the 80’s. The project consisted of a group of 25 one-floor dwellings. Emphasis was placed on the overall impression of the complex, rather than the individuality of each..

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Entre Medianeros Housing

Santiago, Chile
by P. Labbé, ...

The fundamental idea of this project was to create maximum dimensions both inside and outside the houses. We began initially with the idea of patios enclosed with windows. But we consequently decided to use glass in the roofs. We were also against the idea of entrance halls and passageways, since..

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Set in what would have been the inner garden of an old large house, a narrow entrance gives way to a linear space leading to the individual houses, which have the Andes Mountains as a backdrop. All houses share a common façade and front garden on the communal areas- playground parking, pool- but..

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Las Alamedas Community

Santiago, Chile
by P. Labbé, ...

The design of the architectural project incorporates a series of pre-existing sports facilities; the location of the new houses respects large landscape areas and results in a very pleasing system of lanes and footpaths. Double Volumes within the houses reproduce, in a smaller scale, the heights,..

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Large trees dot publics areas through which houses are approached. Set diagonally on the slopping plot, these houses are linked to the Andes Mountains by communal areas; they are individually organized around a central courtyard which, due to the utilization of large glass surfaces, generates a..

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Tangshan Organic Farm is located in the farmland on the fringe area of Guye district, Tangshan on the rectangular site of 6000m². The basic function of the building is acting as a processing workshop of organic food - raw materials come from organic producing areas across the country, being..

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Samuel Bravo

Santiago, Chile
born Santiago

Samuel Bravo has been named as the 2017 winner of the Wheelwright Prize by the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). He is the fifth awardee of the open international competition that supports research proposals with a travel grant being given to the winner.

The Chilean architect intends to..

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Ani Nii Shobo

Yarinacocha, Ucayali, Peru
by Sandra Iturriaga, ...

Ani Nii Shobo, big house of the forest in Shipibo language, is a healing center and nature reserve based on the traditional medicine of the Shipibo people. The project is located on the banks of a lagoon near the native community of San Francisco de Yarinacocha in the Ucayali region in the..

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Two storey private house located in residential housing district in Pirita, Tallinn is surrounded by a pine forest from two sides. Existing natural environment and orientation to sun has been the major initiator for the design. The main character of the building lies in the volumetric play of the..

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