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City & Countryside

Architecture | Topics | Magazine 7+8/2014

Playful dialogue: Community centre in South Tyrol

Natural stone and untreated pine wood: These robust and tradition-imbued materials at the new community centre in St. Martin merge in with the Alpine character of the village.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 7+8/2014

Vertical accentuation: Rotsee Finish Line Tower

The Finish Line Tower ("Zielturm") for rowing regattas at Lake Rotsee, Switzerland, offers a relief-like façade and subtle offsets in its three levels.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 4/2014

Elastic Perspective: Staircase Walkway by NEXT architects

For the inhabitants of Carnisselande, a walkable circular stairway makes the contradiction between the near but so far city visible and physically experienceable.

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Urban Regeneration Forum in Bilbao

The newborn organization Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture (BIA) is to set up an international event targeting the topic of their foundation manifesto: “Towards a Healthy City”

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The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

The museum emerges from the landscape as a single, curving concrete wall that splits and carves into the ground to form the entry. Inside visitors experience a series of isolated spaces with ...

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Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center

A chameleon-like structure, the visitor center transitions from an architectural presence at the street into a structured landscape in the botanic garden.

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Twenty-Five Year Award for Metro in Washington, D.C.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) honored the enduring significance of the metro’s design from the 1960’s by Harry Weese.

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A Midst the Chaos: Re-design of Roberto Clemente Plaza

A green oasis will be installed at “The Hub” in the Bronx – the site of both maximum traffic and architectural density.

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Guard Against the Worst Case: Urban Disaster Housing Prototype

New York City is developing a post-disaster housing prototype for city residents who may lose their homes as the result of a catastrophic natural or manmade disaster.

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At Least Sports: Skatepark in Dodoma

A non-profit project in Africa won a Special Prize at the 2013 IOC/IAKS Awards.

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