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Floating quadrilateral: Technology Centre by Jorge Mealha

Like a larger-than-life quadrilateral, this technology centre floats above a green hill on the outskirts of Óbidos.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 3/2015

Dynamic silhouette: Extension and new building for two assembly halls

Upper closures clad in translucent polycarbonate unify a reworked ensemble of assembly halls into a coherent whole.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 3/2015

Filigree sheathe: Office building in Singapore

The Simple Factory Building newly built at the heart of an industrial estate in the city offers a solution with very little relationship to the status quo of customary office buildings.

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Architecture | Magazines | Magazine 10/2014

Light and colour: Church and hall in Cologne

With a light hand and a sleek stylistic idiom, Sauerbruch Hutton have created a transcendental aura for their renewal of the Immanuelkirche.

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Flexible outlook: Modular design in Brazil

Entirely pre-assembled, the module offers an intelligent, sustainable and progressive alternative to conventional dwellings.

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Magazine 3/2015

White sail in the Bordeaux region: Vineyard in Saint-Emilion

The dynamically undulating building, whose curves are meant to recall the shape of a wine glass, looks like a white sail that has draped itself over the vineyards.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 11/2014

Finely wrought pavilion by Foster + Partners at the Vieux-Port

One of the main projects surrounding the old town of Marseille as the European Capital of Culture for 2013 was the redesign of the harbour basin and shoreline promenade.

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Sculptural supports: House on the Sarnersee

In terms of colour and shape, this building by Atelier Scheidegger Keller fits inconspicuously into the surrounding structures.

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Wooden insert: Single-family home in Slovenia

The interior holds a surprise: the single-family dwelling is a house within a house, featuring a clever distribution of space and finely balanced materiality.

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Shining lantern: Multicultural gathering place in Paris

At night, gash-like openings in the facade allow light to escape, giving the culture centre the appearance of a lantern shining in the dark.

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