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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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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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Seismic Talks: Expert Forum on earthquake safety at new trade fair in Istanbul

International dialogue on "earthquake-resistant planning and construction" at the Seismic Safety; Trade Fair for Earthquake Resistance, Fire Protection and Intelligent Urbanization.

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Fabricate 2014: Conference on digital Design and robotic Construction in Zurich

Conference hosted by the Chair of Architecture and Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich in February 2014. Researchers and practitioners will explore and discuss the impact of digital design and ...

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Jackson Hole Airport in Wyoming

This airport distinguishes itself from the aesthetics of typical airports because of its regional design approach, materiality, and intimate scale.

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Multi-purpose Venue: Grand Stade de Lille Métropole

Enveloped by a translucent shell with rounded angles, the stadium has an immense luminous screen that forms its urban façade. A hidden arena for 7,000 can be pulled out like a rabbit out of a hat.

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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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Vertical City: De Rotterdam Mixed-use Building

The largest building in the Netherlands by OMA is a slab-tower on the river Maas and forms a second city centre. The three stacked and interconnecting towers rise 44 floors to a height of 150 meters.

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Elevating Islands: Museum of the Human Body in Montpellier

A group of six offices led by BIG won the international design competition for the new Cité du Corps Humain.

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