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Massivity, airiness and nature: Residential building in the Rhine valley

The modern single-family home in Bacharach offers clear forms, powerful gestures and materials such as glass, natural stone and concrete, all embedded in a wonderful sloping landscape.

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Research | Forum

Topics for BAU 2015: DETAIL research FORUM Building the Future

"Building the Future" - DETAIL research's event series at BAU 2015

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Architecture | News

Towards the sun: Japanese mini-house in Kodaira

House GEH, which stands in Kodaira, has been created as a single-family dwelling offering quality of life despite spatial constraints.

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Architecture | News

DETAIL Prize 2014 - Impressive award ceremony at the Museum for Communication Berlin

The two award-winning offices, BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group, Copenhagen, New York, and Beijing, and a.gor.a architects from Thailand came to Berlin to accept their awards in person.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 11/2014

Sheltered view: Holiday home in Vietnam

Why have walls when you can do without? This house, known as the Tent because of its shape, was built using local techniques and is self-supporting.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 10/2014

Veiled transparency: Residential building by Fumihiko Sano

Fine metal mesh envelopes the facade of the MoyaMoya House like a silvery veil, with the cubic building acting not only as a home and private studio for the owner but also as a meeting place for ...

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Architecture | News | Magazine 10/2014

Hidden ornamentation: Ceramics museum in Seville

In the inner courtyard, a new extension nestles gently against the borders of the existing plot and forms a modern exhibition floor.

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Architecture | News

Ode to in-situ concrete: House in Basel

Both indoor and outdoor walls show the textural imprint of longitudinal wooden shuttering, and even some of the fixtures are cast in concrete.

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Architecture | News

About face: Townhouse in Tehran

Precise mechanical engineering was necessary for the realisation of this single-family house in Tehran.

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Architecture | News

Built on sand: Is the construction boom depleting supplies?

Sky-scrapers, airports, motorways and artificial islands – such huge projects realised as part of the unprecedented construction boom have increasingly exhausted sand resources.

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