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Architecture | News | Magazine 6/2014

The Camouflage Look: Pedagogical Centre in Italy

The new building designed by act_romegialli is impressive in its unusual working of the concrete surfaces.

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Research | Forschung & Entwicklung

Soft building skins: Rubber sheeting and architectural carpeting for facades

With their muted edges and unusually soft surfaces materials such as rubber sheeting and architectural carpets are creating new design possibilities as building skins.

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Architecture | News

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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Architecture | News

Seamless copper skin: Staircase on Mallorca

A sculptural staircase in the form of irregularly perforated copper panels is the central element of Villa Mallorca.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 6/2014

Light and shade: Townhouse in Lisbon

ARX Portugal has designed a house with two completely different façades to meet the needs for privacy and openness.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 1+2/2014

Guided Light: Residential Building in Toyokawa

Despite façades without a single opening and being located on a heavily shaded plot, the building is flooded with daylight.

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Architecture | Topics

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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Architecture | Topics

Silence and Light: Quaker Meeting House and Arts Center

With a minimum of means, this project transforms a non-descript 1950s gymnasium. Light and sound is filtered through architecture, landscape, structure, and systems arranged in successive concentric ...

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Architecture | Topics

Ruins and Concrete: SCAD Museum of Art

Resurrecting the ruins of the nation’s only surviving antebellum railroad complex, the Savannah College of Art and Design transformed a national historic landmark.

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Architecture | Topics

Carved Stone: Residence “The Pierre”

A secure and unexpected retreat nestled into a rocky outcropping, the residence celebrates the materiality of its Pacific Northwest site and visually and physically merges with nature.

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