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Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic water community of Makoko, located on the lagoon heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. As a pilot project, it has taken an innovative approach to address the community’s social and physical needs in view of the..

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During the 1970s, most of the bands played under generic roofs made from scaffolding and tarp, that were not appealing visually, so Pink Floyd set out to create something different to perform under. Frei Otto and Ted Happold were called upon to design the concert stage with big umbrellas that..

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MPavilion 2016

Melbourne, Australia
by Studio Mumbai

The 2016 pavilion designed by Studio Mumbai is a 12 meter-high structure conceived as a large gathering space and ideally aimed to connect ground, sky, and earth. The structure is made of bamboo, assembled by using traditional, orally-transmitted Indian techniques. It is composed of a basic..

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The Exposition Universelle in Pariscelebrated the arrival of a new century. Countries from around the world were invited to present their achievements and lifestyles, the similarities and differences between them. The fair has not reached a planned financial success, as not enough tickets were..

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Futurama II

New York, USA

The 1964 New York World's Fair was held in New York from 22 April to 18 October, 1964, and then again from 25 April, 1965 to 17 October, 1965, twenty-five years after renowned New York 'Building the World of Tomorrow' fair. This time the theme was 'peace through understanding'. The fair attracted..

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The London 2012 Olympic Games were widely billed as the most sustainable ever with
WilkinsonEyre’s design of the Basketball Arena a crucial part of the architectural mix. The design created a temporary building which was both simple to erect and sustainable.

The world-class sporting venue..

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Ricardo Gomes and Gabriela Raposo from KWY in collaboration with Warehouse (Sebastião de Botton, Malin Mohr, Ricardo Morais and Rúben Teodoro) designed the work Flagship Shelters - Bottle Collectors VIP for the 2016 edition of Roskilde Festival. The work was located at the Art Zone and part of..

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The King’s Cross Pond Club was a public art project, commissioned by King’s Cross Central Partnership as part of the Relay Art Program. OOZE and Marjetica Potrč occupied a temporary site in the midst of the King’s Cross construction site in London and created a micro-ecological environment with a..

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Al Borde

Quito, Ecuador
est. 2007, Quito

Founded in 2007 in Quito, Al Borde is led by architects Pascual Gangotena (1977), David Barragán (1981), Maria Luisa Borja (1984) and Esteban Benavides (1985). The collective focuses on the human dimension of space achieved through a minimal resort to available resources. Drawing on the..

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The Sinel de Cordes Palace, a palatial construction from the mid 18th century, was built by the Sinel de Cordes family. According to geneologic research, this family descended from the Flemish nobility took up residence in Lisbon following the 1755 earthquake. In the mid 19th century, the..

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La Carpa

Seville, Spain
by Santiago Cirugeda

La Carpa (“the big top”) in downtown Seville was the city’s first self-built independent arts space and the home of the Varuma theatre group. It occupied an unused piece of public land and, although a popular site among city residents, it was forced to close in June 2014. The complex consisted of..

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KOSMOS Architects

Basel, Switzerland
est. 2018, Basel

K O S M O S Architects is an office collaborating virtually, bringing together partners based in Basel, Moscow, Bangkok and New York. K O S M O S designs projects and environments of all types and scales: from a door handle to a city; from hardcore architecture to pop-up art installations. The..

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EMA

Moskow, Russia
by KOSMOS Architects

EMA is a project of revitalization of an ex-industrial territory in the center of Moscow. In the last decade, the industry (factory of Electrical Medical Apparates) was relocated and the territory became abandoned. New interventions - immense shining of foil reflections, theatrical scaleless..

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The Unfolding Pavilion is an exhibition project featuring each time a different theme inspired by the space it occupies, by means of commissioned works that react to it and to its wider cultural background. The occupied space is never a gallery, but a building of outstanding architectural value,..

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Nomad Base Camp

Odemira, Portugal
by Forjanarchitecture, ...

CLARA is a center for rural development located on the site of an old brick factory in Santa Clara de Sabóia in Alentejo. In this place, long-term tourism and cultural project is being developed, whose objectives is research, training, and innovation based on multidisciplinary knowledge,..

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