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Wrapped in netting: Holiday home on Texel island

It can be seen as a positive exception to the rule when a touristically motivated project takes a stance against this pseudo-idyll.

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Architecture

Compostable walls: Straw-bale house in Dornbirn

In the planning for a residential building in Dornbirn, Austria, Georg Bechter Architecture has come up with a convincing solution that does not compromise on design.

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Architecture | Topics

An incised extension: Singe-family residence near Paris

The buyer needed more living space for his large family, yet the grounds, which include a huge old lime tree at their heart, were not designated for development.

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Architecture | News

Staged reinterpretation: Row house rehabilitation in Shanghai

The architects wanted to keep the "spirit" of the house alive on the one hand, and yet replace the historic facade with room-high panorama glazing on the other.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 11/2014

Folded roof landscape: Day care centre by dorte mandrup arkitekter

The children's day care centre embedded in the dune foreshore of Råå forms a conspicuously inconspicuous silhouette against the green and sand-coloured setting of the small Swedish fishing village.

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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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