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Ice Restaurant, The 21st ICE& SNOW WORLD / International Ice Snow Architecture Innovation Research Center + Architecture School, Harbin Institute of Technology

June 6, 2020 罗靖琳 - Jinglin Luo 0

The project is the first complex ice shell which is used to operate in China. The site is located in the southwest corner of the 21stHarbin ICE& SNOW WORLD park, with a total area of 3900m2. The west side of the site is an artificial lake, the south side is a planned road, and there is a steel structure Koi sculpture inside the site.

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US newspaper apologises for offensive “Buildings Matter, Too” headline on column by architecture critic

June 6, 2020 Bridget Cogley 0

The Philadelphia Inquirer has apologised for a headline equating the loss of black lives with damage to buildings during protests over the killing of George Floyd in police custody. A column by its architecture critic about the destruction of Philadelphia’s buildings during the protests was published on Tuesday 2 June under the headline “Buildings Matter, Too”.

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Charred wood and stone create dark house Casa Di-Dox by Magaldi Studio

June 6, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0

Miami’s Magaldi Studio used charred wood and dark stone to blend this boxy house “as a shadow in the green surroundings” of Valle de Bravo, Mexico. The house called Casa Di-Dox comprises volumes staggered up a hillside in the scenic Valle de Bravo region, which is a 140-kilometre drive to the west of Mexico City.

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Blue Terracotta Apartment / Rina Lovko

June 6, 2020 Andreas Luco 0

Radial walls – the feature of this apartment in a new residential complex in the center of Kyiv. The custom layout of the space created certain difficulties. But at the same time, it caused us professional excitement. The customer dreamed of modern, functional living space. Comfortable and with bright accents but at the same time not dry and strict. Standard techniques did not work here because of the complex geometry, although the total area of space is quite large – 207 square meters. That’s why each solution was developed individually.

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The Pavilion by Feldman Architecture has glass walls designed to “disappear” into California hillside

June 6, 2020 Kristine Klein 0
The Pavilion by Feldman Architecture

American firm Feldman Architecture has inserted a glass pavilion between two white stucco volumes to form this residence in San Jose, California. The Pavilion is situated on a portion of flat land that was cut into a hillside during a fire on the lot several years ago. Feldman Architecture constructed the house hoping to use

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Gruyere House / Lagula Arquitectes

June 6, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

The house is settled in a narrow plot, where golf and forest views are facing against the proper sun orientation. Also the neighbour proximity could compromise privacy and the feeling of being in the nature. Probably, the beauty of complex plots is they provide specific conditions to produce architecture.