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The path to bliss: New skywalk for the Leuchtenburg

Wishes on porcelain are thrown over the castle hill to shatter 25 metres below on a heap of shards.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 12/2014

Architecture students build trade school in Nairobi

»Design Build« is the name of a building process for which both planning and execution are carried out by the same team.

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Architecture | Topics | 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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About face: Townhouse in Tehran

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

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 7+8/2014

A generous feeling of space: From garage door to premium facade

In Zurich a new building complex was completed in which some of the windows can be opened all the way without encroaching on indoor space.

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A Complex Twisting Syntax: New Research Pavilion at the University of Stuttgart

Over eighteen months, the project was realized by research assistants and students comprising an interdisciplinary team.

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Rome University takes first place in Solar Decathlon Europe 2014

Rome University took first place at the Versailles competition, followed by Nantes and Delft. The team from Berlin came in fourth.

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New image: Farmers market pop-ups

Most vendors can’t afford a custom tent, so they are all white, with flimsy signage. An AIA design competition aims to re-imagine the farmer’s market canopy pop-up booth.

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Bamboo basket: Shop by Kengo Kuma

The shop in Tokyo for the Sunny Hills brand presents a surprising beehive-like structure in hinoki wood, intriguing passers-by to find out what the new edifice is all about.

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Seismic Talks – Exchange of Experiences on Earthquake-proof Construction in Istanbul

International experts discussed earthquake-resistant construction techniques and their application, along with their importance for urban development and their social consequences.

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