D’Entrecasteaux House / Room11 Architects

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  • Architects: Room11 Architects
  • Location: Kingborough Council, Australia
  • Lead Architects: Thomas Bailey, Megan Baynes
  • Area: 220.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Ben Hosking
  • Other Participants: Peter Guiver Stonemason
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Text description provided by the architects. Bruny Island sits across the narrow D’entrecasteaux Channel which separates it from the Tasmanian mainland. Accessible only by boat, Bruny is a remote and beautiful landscape. The island is a traditional holiday destination for Hobartions and is increasingly becoming an international destination for more discerning cool climate connoisseurs.  Our clients, a professional couple, approached us after purchasing the land with a view to building a permanent residence. With family members owing adjacent properties, our clients was intently aware of the need for the architecture to reconcile the need to orient for light and view, but also provide protection from offshore winds and glare from the expansive water plane. Replete

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ICA Miami Museum / Aranguren&Gallegos Arquitectos

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  • Collaborators: Pablo Aranguren, Blanca Juanes Juanes, Miguel Alonso, Jacobo Arenal Frías, María González Aranguren, Eduardo Tazón, Alba Carrasco Simón, Belén González Aranguren, Ander Ibarra Paniagua
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Text description provided by the architects. The new Headquarters of ICA MIAMI Foundation is a museum that offers itself to the city and is conceived to become an international artistic reference and an icon of Miami’s cultural offer. The architectural tool used to achieve this target is based on a luminous cubic volume, as a “Magic Box”, a “Boite à Miracle”, open on its two north and south fronts through two perforated and reflective facades.

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ICA Miami Museum / Aranguren&Gallegos Arquitectos

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  • Collaborators: Pablo Aranguren, Blanca Juanes Juanes, Miguel Alonso, Jacobo Arenal Frías, María González Aranguren, Eduardo Tazón, Alba Carrasco Simón, Belén González Aranguren, Ander Ibarra Paniagua
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Text description provided by the architects. The new Headquarters of ICA MIAMI Foundation is a museum that offers itself to the city and is conceived to become an international artistic reference and an icon of Miami’s cultural offer. The architectural tool used to achieve this target is based on a luminous cubic volume, as a “Magic Box”, a “Boite à Miracle”, open on its two north and south fronts through two perforated and reflective facades.

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New Padel Pavilion / Saboia+Ruiz Arquitetos

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  • Collaborators: André Bihuna, Bruno Niepsui, Haraldo Hauer, Thais Saboia
  • Structure: Eng. Ricardo Henrique Dias, Eng. Norimasa Ishikawa
  • Construction: VCCON e TECMETAL
  • Mep: Projemaster
  • Client: Clube Curitibano
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Text description provided by the architects. The New Padel Pavillion softens with its presence the material frontiers between public and private space at the Parolin neighborhood in Curitiba, Brazil. This is specially noticed during the day, due to the players flows around the club headquarters, or during the evening, when the pavilion acts as a significant, LED light, urban lamp. The physical impermeability, common to massive private sport pavilions, is reduced in this project for the simplicity of its architectonic strategy based in three elements:

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New Library in Former Industrial Area / Atelier(s) Alfonso Femia

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  • Architects: Atelier(s) Alfonso Femia
  • Location: Via del Canaletto, 38, 19126 La Spezia SP, Italy
  • Architects In Charge: Alfonso Femia, Simonetta Cenci
  • Design Team: Alfonso Femia, Simonetta Cenci, Daniele Di Matteo, Domenica Laface, Carola Picasso, Alessandra Quarello, Maria Michela Scala, Ilaria Sisto
  • Area: 4500.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Luc Boegly, Stefano Anzini
  • Architectural And Landscape Design: Alfonso Femia with 5+1AA (now Ateliers(s) Alfonso Femia)
  • Structural Engineering: FOR engineering architecture Via A. Da Montefeltro 2 - 10133 Torino (TO)
  • Services And Environmental Engineering: ProgeTec s.n.c. Via Fontevivo, 19/F - 19125 La Spezia (SP)
  • Geotechnics And Geology: Geol. Enrico Verrando Via Tanini, 130 - 16133 Genova (GE)
  • Fire Safety: Studio Russo Via G. Amati, 138 - 10078 Venaria Reale Torino (TO)
  • Project Managers: Stefania Bracco, Ilaria Sisto
  • Collaborators: Daniela Checchin, Roxana Carugar, Michele Nicastro, Gianmatteo Ferlin
  • Client: City of La Spezia
  • Program: Redevelopment of the
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Hibou House / Barbora Vokac Taylor Architect

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  • Contractor: Bright Design Build
  • Structural: Blackwell Structural
  • Millwork: Gibson Greenwood/Mabelle Kitchens/Lakeland Interiors
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Text description provided by the architects. Designed for a young family that values connection – both with one another and with their friends and neighbours. This renovation thoughtfully updates an existing traditional 1950’s style home for a more modern lifestyle – one that feels relaxed and comfortable yet easily adapted for entertaining. The layout improves the flow between the spaces in a way that makes the most sense for how the family lives.

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The material palette is both subdued and raw: Raw, unfinished steel details contrast the warm woods, and clean white volumes to create a subtle background for life to be lived – rather

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Dr. Gutiérrez Hospital / Mario Corea Arquitectura + Unidad de proyectos Especiales del Gobierno de Santa Fe

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  • Work Team: Equipo de trabajo: Andrea Hidalgo, Fernanda Mastrizzo, Norma Trevisanello, Luciana Casas, Cecilia Lotito, Ana Moore, Daniel Gutiérrez, Raúl Utges, Alejandro Ferrarini, Esteban Arriola, Alfredo Aguerri, Ezequiel Clivio, Nadia Ferretti
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Text description provided by the architects. The new building for the Dr Gutiérrez Hospital of Venado Tuerto, Argentina is a highly complex regional hospital that is innovative in terms of its architectural design and advanced technology as well the healthcare services it provides.

Site Plan Site Plan

Background
This hospital forms part of a program of social architecture created by the Government of Santa Fe to

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House ML / Arquipélago Arquitetos

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  • Landscaping: Lilian Masini
  • Construction: Marcelo Glória
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Text description provided by the architects. Located in a rainforest glade of difficult access in the Mountain range of Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, the project of the house was premised on dry methods that provides comfort in a warm and humid environment.

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The constructive party considered from the outset the use of lightweight and pre-fabricated components - easy to transport and low generation of residues - such as partitions in cement panels, wood frame structure and metal tiles with thermal insulation as outer closure.

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The house seeks to frame the best view for each ambient: the intimate

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House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez

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  • Building Engineer: Agustí Yern Ribas
  • Structure: Miguel Rodríguez Nevado / Ferran Juan
  • Installations: Javier Colomar Riera
  • Collaborators: Marga Ferrer, Natàlia Castellà, Lorena Ruzafa y Elena Vinyarskaya
  • Builder: Motas Proyectos e Interiorismo S.L. / Luis Tulcanazo Castro / Antonio Serra Requena / Foreva S.L.
  • Subcontractors: iCarp Valencia S.L. / Velima System S.L. / Astiglass S.L. / Singularglass S.L.
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Text description provided by the architects. Bosc d'en Pep Ferrer is the traditional toponym of a large plot located next to the beach of Migjorn, on the south coast of the island of Formentera. This territory has a place that unleashes the desire to inhabit a oneiric view, where the horizon is only cut by the beautiful silhouette of the Pi

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2 Houses in Chigny / dieterdietz.org

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  • Civil Engineer: Schnetzer Puskas, Basel
  • Landscape Architect: dieterdietz.org
  • Client: Forel/Schrämli, Zurich
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Text description provided by the architects. The intervention by dieterdietz.org immerses itself in an evocative context of a 200-year-old Chestnut tree and a very tall Sycamore in the midst of the vineyards of Chigny (Switzerland) that hide a cluster of carefully proportioned houses dating from the 19th century, which are perfectly integrated into the landscape. The view opens towards the Lake of Geneva and the French Alps, with the impressive Mont Blanc blurring against the sky: a perfect setting for a very unique project. The client requested a design which fostered the coexistence of shared and individual living

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Domínguez House / Gazteluz Jerez

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  • Architects: Gazteluz Jerez
  • Location: Simancas, Spain
  • Author Architects: José María Gastaldo Ghilarducci, Enrique Jerez Abajo
  • Area: 772.1 m2
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Pedro Pegenaute
  • Collaborator Architect: Hugo Ricardo Mónica
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Text description provided by the architects. The house has a single floor above ground, raised 90cm above the level of the site. The house acts as a filter between the public area of the street and the south-southeast sector of the plot, reserved for the garden and pool areas. The pedestrian access is from the front of the exterior alignment, by Abedul Street, through an entrance terrace generated by one of the "incisions" that characterise the exterior geometry and volumetry.

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A second level is developed below ground, due to a series of gardens and depressed exterior areas in relation to the ground level. With them it is achieved that practically 50%

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D House / ARO Studio

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  • Architects: ARO Studio
  • Location: Hoàng Mai, Vietnam
  • Lead Architects: Dang Minh Trong
  • Project Architects: Tran Quoc Hoan, Luong The Nam, Ha Danh Cong Nam
  • Area: 178.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
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Text description provided by the architects. Due to the rapid urbanization of the city, the city's environment is seriously affected, many townhouses in Vietnam lack of necessary green space. The process of urban concreting influences the heat absorption which is causing average temperature in urban areas increased significantly. In addition, city residents are living and working at the speed life which seems to cause the loss of connection between family members. In addition, the source of fresh, quality vegetables is also a concern of many citizens.

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Witnessing these situations, ARO studio Architects are looking forward to creating a solution to bring better quality to the urban population.

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TreeHouse / LEVER Architecture

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  • Architects: LEVER Architecture
  • Location: Portland, OR, United States
  • Lead Architects: Thomas Robinson, Jonathan Heppner, Doug Sheets
  • Area: 45000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Lara Swimmer
© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer

Text description provided by the architects. Treehouse is a 7-story, 69-unit, multi-family apartment building located on a steeply forested site on the Marquam Hill campus of the Oregon Health & Science University (OSHU) in Portland. The project program provides housing for OHSU staff, students, and affiliates who are interested in a live/work/no-commute lifestyle, as well as a new retail destination on the ground floor.

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The design bridges the urban and topographical qualities of the campus by placing the building as an “in the round” object in the forest. Instead of cutting into the hill, the building form is carved to follow the landscape. From the interior entry lobby, the experience

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TreeHouse / LEVER Architecture

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  • Architects: LEVER Architecture
  • Location: Portland, OR, United States
  • Lead Architects: Thomas Robinson, Jonathan Heppner, Doug Sheets
  • Area: 45000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Lara Swimmer
© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer

Text description provided by the architects. Treehouse is a 7-story, 69-unit, multi-family apartment building located on a steeply forested site on the Marquam Hill campus of the Oregon Health & Science University (OSHU) in Portland. The project program provides housing for OHSU staff, students, and affiliates who are interested in a live/work/no-commute lifestyle, as well as a new retail destination on the ground floor.

© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer
Floor Plan Floor Plan
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The design bridges the urban and topographical qualities of the campus by placing the building as an “in the round” object in the forest. Instead of cutting into the hill, the building form is carved to follow the landscape. From the interior entry lobby, the experience

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TreeHouse / LEVER Architecture

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  • Architects: LEVER Architecture
  • Location: Portland, OR, United States
  • Lead Architects: Thomas Robinson, Jonathan Heppner, Doug Sheets
  • Area: 45000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Lara Swimmer
© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer

Text description provided by the architects. Treehouse is a 7-story, 69-unit, multi-family apartment building located on a steeply forested site on the Marquam Hill campus of the Oregon Health & Science University (OSHU) in Portland. The project program provides housing for OHSU staff, students, and affiliates who are interested in a live/work/no-commute lifestyle, as well as a new retail destination on the ground floor.

© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer
Floor Plan Floor Plan
© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer

The design bridges the urban and topographical qualities of the campus by placing the building as an “in the round” object in the forest. Instead of cutting into the hill, the building form is carved to follow the landscape. From the interior entry lobby, the experience

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TreeHouse / LEVER Architecture

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  • Architects: LEVER Architecture
  • Location: Portland, OR, United States
  • Lead Architects: Thomas Robinson, Jonathan Heppner, Doug Sheets
  • Area: 45000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Lara Swimmer
© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer

Text description provided by the architects. Treehouse is a 7-story, 69-unit, multi-family apartment building located on a steeply forested site on the Marquam Hill campus of the Oregon Health & Science University (OSHU) in Portland. The project program provides housing for OHSU staff, students, and affiliates who are interested in a live/work/no-commute lifestyle, as well as a new retail destination on the ground floor.

© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer
Floor Plan Floor Plan
© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer

The design bridges the urban and topographical qualities of the campus by placing the building as an “in the round” object in the forest. Instead of cutting into the hill, the building form is carved to follow the landscape. From the interior entry lobby, the experience

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Casa ECS / Giuseppe Gurrieri Studio

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  • Collaborators: Alessandro Bontà, Fabrizio Camillieri, Valentina Occhipinti
  • Structures: Alessandro Infantino, Giancarlo Dimartino
  • Landscape Architect: BB Architettura del Paesaggio
  • Technological System: ENGINEERING PROJECT S.R.L.
  • Constructor: I.ME.CO di Tringali Antonino
  • Gardening: Officine Restauro Srl
  • Pool Work: Med. Pool’s
  • Client: Erica Anna Cavalli
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Text description provided by the architects. Casa ECS, with its special laboratory for artists, rises in Sicily on an area of a high environmentally-friendly allure within the city of Scicli. Thanks to the natural configuration of the territory it is possible to appreciate the gentle slope of the land towards the Mediterranean sea: a series of terraces, retained by dry stone walls, with olive and carob trees growing up on them, fades beyond the horizon. The project was realised

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Corbel House / Kamat & Rozario Architecture

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  • Project Architect: Divya Joseph
  • Cost: 15 million INR
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Text description provided by the architects. The design developed from the client’s brief, which was to have a modern house inspired by the family’s roots in Kerala, India. We looked towards traditional palace construction of Kerala for inspiration. We noticed a few key features that most of these structures portrayed, such as - the verandah that wrapped the living spaces all around, the appearance of a heavy masonry base on the ground floor, with thick arches and carved columns and a first floor which appeared to be lighter in terms of materials and overall treatment. This became the inspiration for the

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Water Gallery / CCPM Arquitectos

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Text description provided by the architects. Water Gallery was a temporary pavilion located on the Riachuelo-Matanza basin, one of the most polluted in Latin America. It made visible some of the territorial controversies that emerged from the declaration of the Buenos Aires neighbourhood, La Boca, as an ¨Art District¨. This was made possible through the exhibition of a particular element of the landscape: water.

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The pavilion was composed by two material systems: a scaffolding structure and an envelope of transparent industrial hoses filled with water. The envelope is composed by two circuits, one containing water from the Riachuelo river and the other from the neighbour art institution Usina del Arte. The water is pumped from tanks contained

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Los Terrenos / Tatiana Bilbao

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  • Architects: Tatiana Bilbao
  • Location: San Pedro Garza García, Mexico
  • Design Team: Paola Toriz, Sofía Betancur, Roberto Rosales, Enrique Silva, José Amozurrutia
  • Area: 480.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Rory Gardiner
  • Partners: Catia Bilbao
  • Office Manager: Juan Pablo Benlliure
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Text description provided by the architects. The site of Los Terrenos is nearby Casa Ventura is located in a residential zone adjacent to the southwest side of Monterrey, it’s a highland forested zone. The housing program is fragmented according to each component’s function and role within the site, but they are all enclosed in a perfect square in the general plan. Each volume located in the corners, surrounding an organic shaped pool.

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The landscape strategy aimed to respond and mimic the existing ora and fauna of the site in a designed aspect. The

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