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School House / Challinor Hitchcock-Yoo

July 2, 2022 Luciana Pejić 0

The Clients sought to rework their historic home, which is set amongst a tiny village and church, and replace their dilapidated extension with a new, contemporary design to take full advantage of the sublime surroundings and views, creating a more intimate integration between the indoor and outdoor spaces for them to enjoy.

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LOFT Industrial Residential Complex / Botticini + Facchinelli ARW

LOFT is a residential project that intervenes in the recovery of a typical post-war industrial structure located on the outskirts of Milan in the avenue Monza area, near the underground station and the railway link. The architecture consists of three blocks with a typical gabled section and an internal steel structure. Three long, parallel industrial ships present a body of the building and are incised by patios that allow the space to be recovered for residential use.

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Loft in Poblenou / NeuronaLab + Ana García

July 1, 2022 Pilar Caballero 0

The renovation of this contemporary home springs from the need to reorganize its volume in terms of space. The original project lacked optimization when it comes to the height of more than four meters, as well as lacking hierarchy within its space. Furthermore, it offered no solution for storage.

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Creation of Banwan Village / Almost studio

July 1, 2022 Collin Chen 0

Bouyei traditional villages in the mountains
Banwan Village is located in the mountains of southwest Guizhou province. This is a very well preserved traditional Buyi village because of its remoteness. In 2016, Banwan Village was selected to be the target of reconstruction by TV station. They built a primary school there. After the mass shoot, the mountain fell silent again. Nonprofit organizations run Minor renovations until in the village. At the end of 2020, “Almost Studio” entered the mountain based on the works of senior designers. It presided over the transformation design of Bouyei traditional buildings and the environmental construction of the whole village. The cutting-edge technical is not necessary in rural area, countryside needs “not so smart” architect. Sometimes rural design has nothing to do with popular aesthetics. it requires architects to take root in the site patiently, design architectural issues from a local perspective with local materials. Architects should evaluate the technical level of the construction team and consider logistics and costs, ignore design boundaries and solve local problems effectively

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Beiramar House / Merooficina

June 30, 2022 Susanna Moreira 0

Casa da beiramar is located in one of Aveiro’s ancient fishermen neighborhoods, beira-mar, a downtown landscape of long and narrow old fishermen houses built on adobe, coated by colorful tiles of the local industry and filled with green ceramic flowerpots.

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Family House Renovation in Blonay / Graber & Petter Architectes Sàrl

This family house, typical of domestic 1970s architecture in Switzerland, has been completely renovated. Its location in the upper parts of the village of Blonay, offers its inhabitants an unobstructed view of Lake Geneva and the Alps. Subtle and specific interventions on the original reinforced concrete structure have freed up certain spaces revealing the potential of the house. The renovation therefore enhances the essence of the existing spaces while reinterpreting certain elements to reveal their functional and spatial qualities.

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SEESON NKKN Store / Nhabe Scholae

June 28, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

Our renovation of SEESON’s flagship store is located on the ground floor of an office building on Nam Ky Khoi Nghia street, one of the most important axes of Saigon’s heritage. The block, bounded by the four central streets of Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Huynh Thuc Khang, Pasteur and Le Loi, is filled with urban sediments, the co-existence of multiple layers of various eras, including French villas, Republic-era buildings, commercial buildings.

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Norwegian Press House / Atelier Oslo + KIMA Arkitektur

June 26, 2022 Paula Pintos 0

The Norwegian Press House (Pressens hus) is a transformation of two listed buildings from the 1880s in the historic city center of Oslo. The buildings have been transformed into a new hub for media and press activities, with rooms for conferences, studios, meetings, and a café/restaurant. It also includes offices for 11 prominent media organizations in Norway, with room for approximately 200 people. The design was done in close dialogue with the preservation authorities to find solutions in adherence to the many restrictions due to the listing of both buildings.

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Ombú Office Building / Foster + Partners

June 24, 2022 Paula Pintos 0

Ombú – a transformative office building for the Spanish infrastructure and energy company ACCIONA – has officially opened. This retrofit project breathes new life into a historic industrial building in Madrid, creating a sustainable exemplar of building reuse and revitalising the surrounding area. With over 10,000 square metres of new office space, the project unifies a unique mix of private and public land with green landscaping that extends to the adjoining Méndez Álvaro station.