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Architecture | News | Magazine 10/2014

Veiled transparency: Residential building by Fumihiko Sano

Fine metal mesh envelopes the facade of the MoyaMoya House like a silvery veil, with the cubic building acting not only as a home and private studio for the owner but also as a meeting place for ...

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Architecture | News | Magazine 10/2014

Hidden ornamentation: Ceramics museum in Seville

In the inner courtyard, a new extension nestles gently against the borders of the existing plot and forms a modern exhibition floor.

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Ode to in-situ concrete: House in Basel

Both indoor and outdoor walls show the textural imprint of longitudinal wooden shuttering, and even some of the fixtures are cast in concrete.

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Architecture | News

Built on sand: Is the construction boom depleting supplies?

Sky-scrapers, airports, motorways and artificial islands – such huge projects realised as part of the unprecedented construction boom have increasingly exhausted sand resources.

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Coursed stone: Radio station in the Himalayas

Offering closed-off facades that provide shelter from the wind, the Himalesque radio broadcasting station blends in perfectly with its surroundings.

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Silver times ahead: Nursing home in Austria

In 2009, the community of Nenzing held a Europe-wide competition for the design of a new nursing home, whereby the pure-lined and rustic proposal found favour.

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Living structure: Visitors‘ centre at fortress Sparrenburg

The visitor information centre at the historic Sparrenburg fortress, which opened on 17 September, will function as an informative spatial compass.

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Magic Mushrooms: A Material Experiment for MoMA PS1

As the winner of this year's YAP 2014 Young Architects Program competition, the installation will be exhibited in the inner courtyard until 7 September.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 6/2014

An Archaic Monolith: Summer House by Buchner Bründler Architekten

The quietude and rusticity that reign here inspired Buchner Bründler Architekten to transform a 200-year-old stone house into a holiday home.

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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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