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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 | 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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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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About face: Townhouse in Tehran

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

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Coursed stone: Radio station in the Himalayas

Offering closed-off facades that provide shelter from the wind, the Himalesque radio broadcasting station blends in perfectly with its surroundings.

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Futuristic food shopping: Market Hall by MVRDV in Rotterdam

The new 'Markthal' by MVRDV in Rotterdam combines a covered food market and housing development in an innovative arch-shaped solution.

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Species diversity and a welter of colour: The BioMuseo in Panama

Panama has more mammal and reptile species than Canada and the United States put together. A science museum opened to showcase the unique diversity.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 10/2014

Spatial conjuncture: Living container by Kentaro Yamazaki

Anything is possible, but not everything must come to be: the Unfinished House, which stands in the Japanese city of Kashiwa, presents a real challenge to its inhabitants.

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