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Architecture | News | Magazine 6/2014

The Camouflage Look: Pedagogical Centre in Italy

The new building designed by act_romegialli is impressive in its unusual working of the concrete surfaces.

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Vineyard origami: High-Performance Rowing Centre in Portugal

Álvaro Fernandes Andrade took on the task of integrating an Olympic High-Performance Rowing Centre into the unique landscape with as little impact as possible.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 4/2014

Vertical shop window: Gallery space in Manchester

An extensive system of stairs and ramps transects an expansive new gallery space at Manchester School of Art and fosters interdisciplinary exchange.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 5/2014

Local heritage: Holiday home in Croatia

In transforming a former agricultural structure into a holiday home, Proarh Architects have concentrated on purist use of the materials straw, wood, glass and stone.

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Space-saving symbiosis: Single-family residence near Osaka

Special situations, special measures: in Itami, Tato Architects were asked to erect a complete single-family residence in a vacant plot measuring a mere 60 square metres in size.

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Like a Mirage: a Vantage Point in Scotland

Aside from scenery, hikers in this idyllic area of Scotland don't expect to see much. This makes it all the more impressive when they discover this small cabin.

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Flames consume architectural icon

A disastrous fire raged through Charles Rennie Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art in early June, engulfing the famous library wing in the process.

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Bamboo basket: Shop by Kengo Kuma

The shop in Tokyo for the Sunny Hills brand presents a surprising beehive-like structure in hinoki wood, intriguing passers-by to find out what the new edifice is all about.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 6/2014

Light and shade: Townhouse in Lisbon

ARX Portugal has designed a house with two completely different façades to meet the needs for privacy and openness.

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Hard exterior, soft heart: Villa by Shigeru Ban

Recently awarded with the Pritzker Prize, Shigeru Ban designed a villa in the Japanese city of Hakone. His design follows a formal inner logic.

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