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Susi Weigel Kindergarten in Austria: Inspiration from Children's Story books

At the new kindergarten in Bludenz, the interior design takes inspiration from motifs by the artist for children's story books.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 3/2014

Urban Garden: Residential Construction in Berlin

In the heart of Germany's capital, Grüntuch Ernst Architects have designed an alternative to Berlin's typical perimeter blocks that opens up to the street while offering great individuality in the ...

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Complete Facade Greening: High-Rise Apartment Building in Milan

Flora and fauna take on added importance in this exemplary living concept for increasingly densely populated metropolises by becoming an integral part of the building's shell.

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Hadid's Wings Clipped: Reopening of London's Olympic Aquatics Centre

The structure now has a completely different atmosphere from its winged incarnation.

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House Without Heating: Office Building in Austria

Building "2226" is planned without heating, cooling, and mechanical ventialtion but should provide constant temperature between 22 und 26 degrees Celsius.

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Placing inventiveness in the service of humanitarianism: Shigeru Ban, winner of the Pritzker Prize 2014

As the jury announced on 24 March 2014, architecture's most prestigious award has been won this year by the 56-year old Shigeru Ban.

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Subdued Elegance: Castle Green Bridge

A regeneration concept for the town of Taunton in the south-west of England aims to bring listed buildings and the River Tone, in particular, back into the heart of Taunton.

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Architectonic Twin: FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais by Lacaton & Vassal

A former dockyard building has been converted into a regional centre for contemporary art. The hall provided such a fantastic experience of sheer volume that the architects simply left it standing as ...

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A Hybrid Timber Building System: Office for Hydroelectric Power Plant

A minimized use of resources and energy, an up to 90 % improvement in its CO2 balance, shorter building times and above all, precise building quality.

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St Ambrose College – School Without Corridors

The brief for the Catholic school called for a design that represented the client’s aspirations to create an open and inclusive environment for students and staff.

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