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Glocal West Gate in Shanghai, China by 100architects

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

Article source: 100architects 

Competition by invitation organized by the local Government of Jiading, in which their aim was to renovate the traditional West Gate to downtown Jiading.

Occupied by a local wet street market, the West Gate has been loosing over time the cultural relevance and significance that had on the past.

The new proposal was intended not only to bring back the relevance of all this cultural heritage, but also reactivate the area by the injection of commercial activity.

Image Courtesy © 100architects

  • Architects: 100architects
  • Project: Glocal West Gate
  • Location: Shanghai, China

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Ourense Intermodal Station in Spain by Foster + Partners

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: Foster + Partners 

Designs for the refurbishment and extension of the Ourense FFCC Station in Galicia, Spain, by Foster + Partners and Juan Cabanelas have been unveiled. The integrated design brings together high-speed rail and bus stations in a major urban intervention, which will open pedestrian links between the districts on either side of the tracks, and create a vibrant new public plaza for the city.

Capitalising on the practice’s extensive experience in designing spaces for travel combined with pivotal urban interventions, the project represents a unique opportunity for Ourense. It will create key infrastructure for the future development of the city, while also providing it a new social focus.

Image Courtesy © Foster + Partners

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: Ourense Intermodal Station
  • Location: Ourense, Spain

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House Paes in Minas Gerais, Brazil by Marcos Franchini

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: Marcos Franchini

After the development of some alternative occupation to the terrain started in mid-2013, the architectural program is reviewed and discussed in order to effectively meet the wishes of the couple who today make this house their home.

Image Courtesy © Gabriel Castro / Reverbo

  • Architects: Marcos Franchini
  • Project: House Paes
  • Location: 1272, Buganvilias Street – Nova Lima – Minas Gerais / Brazil
  • Photography: Gabriel Castro / Reverbo
  • Software used: Autocad, SketchUp, Kerkythea, 
  • Team: Collaboration: Gabriel Nardelli
  • Landscape design: Elcy Luna Celani
  • Light design: Poliane Jacob (technical team from Othon de Carvalho)
  • Structural design : N Engenhaira

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Sant Antoni Apartment in Barcelona, Spain by Colombo and Serboli Architecture

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: Colombo and Serboli Architecture 

The project, meant for a bachelor with a penchant for sports and cycling and a passion for design, transformed a highly partitioned, ancient layout, dark apartment into an open-spaced two bedrooms home with a large living space and bespoke features.

Image Courtesy © Roberto Ruiz

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The headquarters of a food company in an evanescent container in Apulia, Italy by m12 AD

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: m12 AD

In addition to being characterized by breathtaking landscapes, imperial culture and tourism, Puglia has in recent years seen the flourishing of internationally competitive business ventures.

Image Courtesy © m12 AD

  • Architects: m12 AD
  • Project: The headquarters of a food company in an evanescent container
  • Location: Apulia, Italy

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A Cottage For Emil Thorup in Shanghai, China by ET Hus

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: ET Hus

The first lines of ET Hus in Tisvilde was drawn on a napkin in a bar in Shanghai. The future owner dreamed of a sanctuary. A place he could use throughout the year, whenever he needed serenity and immersion in his private and professional life. It should be a holiday cottage – but not in the classic sense. The owner wanted luxury as you experience it at a hotel – and it should maintenance-free. The first lines on the napkin was the first of our houses – a total of 143m2 personality, built without any compromise.

Image Courtesy © ET Hus

  • Architects: ET Hus
  • Project: A Cottage For Emil Thorup
  • Location: Shanghai, China

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On Sand in Sweden by Wingardhs

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: Wingardhs

An endless view is a hymn for the eye. The sound of the horizon moves your mind. A solitude site, with the sea in front and lush valleys in the back, is always the right place for a house. If the site is empty, you should build there if you can. If the site is built, you should by the house. If it does not fit your need, rebuild it.

Image Courtesy © Wingardhs

  • Architects: Wingardhs
  • Project: On Sand
  • Location: Sweden

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House Nacional 135 in Oaxaca, Mexico by Espacio 18 Arquitectura

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: Espacio 18 Arquitectura

Nacional 135 is a custom-built home located south of Oaxaca City, a picturesque World Heritage Site in México. Nested in the San Sebastian Tutla Municipality, this home witnesses an ambient where the fast urban sprawl and the typical rural scene melt together.

Image Courtesy © Lorena Darquea

  • Architects: Espacio 18 Arquitectura
  • Project: House Nacional 135
  • Location: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Photography: Lorena Darquea
  • Architects in charge: Carla Osorio Jiménez, Mario Alberto Ávila López and Romeo Ávila García
  • Other participants / collaborators: Enrique Guzmán, Joaquín Zárate, Margarita López Ortíz
  • Constructed area: 280.00 m2
  • Year: 2017

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MM HOUSE in Palma de Mallorca, Spain by OHLAB / oliver hernaiz architecture lab

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: OHLAB / oliver hernaiz architecture lab 

This house looks for the maximum energy efficiency adapting itself to the program, the solar orientation, the views and the slope of the terrain.

The project optimizes the program grouping it in four boxes –kitchen, living-dinning, main bedroom and guest bedrooms- which can be used together or independently. Each box is placed carefully on the ground and rotates on its axis with precision to find the best views and orientation for their use. The bedrooms face the East, the garden and the Bellver Castle; the living and dinning room face South-east, the sea and the garden; the kitchen faces South and the vegetable garden; and in the attic over the living room, the terrace looks towards the view of the sea and its big window over the living room faces South allowing the winter sun to warm the main space of the house while the eaves of the roof protects from the summer sun.

Image Courtesy © José Hevia

  • Architects: OHLAB / oliver hernaiz architecture lab
  • Project: MM HOUSE
  • Location: Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • Photography: José Hevia
  • OHLAB team: Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver, Rebeca Lavín, Walter Brandt, Sergio Rivero de Cáceres
  • Quantity surveyor: Jorge Ramón
  • Structure: Jesús Alonso
  • Energy efficiency advisor: Anne Vogt
  • Project Management: Paloma Hernaiz, Jaime Oliver (architects), Jorge Ramón (quantity surveyor)

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Agnelli Foundation Hq in Turin, Italy by Carlo Ratti Associati

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Article source: Carlo Ratti Associati 

International design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati has completed the transformation of the Agnelli Foundation’s landmark 20th-century building in Turin, Italy into an advanced Office 3.0 – an Appcontrolled structure which offers a glimpse of the workplace of the future. The renovated Agnelli Foundation headquarters, organized around a 3,000-square-meter (32,000-square foot) co-working space, will open today at the presence of John Elkann, vice-chairman of the Agnelli Foundation and chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), Italian President Sergio Mattarella, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne, former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg, and Icelandic-Danish artist Olafur Eliasson.

Image Courtesy © Beppe Giardino

  • Architects: Carlo Ratti Associati
  • Project: Agnelli Foundation Hq
  • Location: Turin, Italy
  • Photography: Beppe Giardino
  • Structural and executive project: Studio Ferraresi
  • Mechanical, microclimatic and BEMS design: Paolo Lazzerini (Studio Lazzerini)
  • Illuminating engineering: Roberto Pomè
  • Historical consultancy: Michele Bonino

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