Mechanic Linking to the Epinettes / Atelier MOSCA

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  • Architects: Atelier MOSCA
  • Location: Parc Rodin, 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
  • Lead Architects: Alessandro Mosca, Anthony Rodrigues, Dragan Milic, Antoine Alves, Pierre-Alain DU
  • Area: 300.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Benoit Grimbert
  • Chief Contractor: GPSO, Communauté d’Agglomération Grand Paris Seine Ouest
  • Other Participants: Arcadis engineer, DVA PAYSAGES landscape, AARTILL lightning, AKIKO graphic design ETI, geotechnical engineer
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From the architect. Built as a route, on an exceptional hillock in terms of view and landscape at the foot of the towers of Épinettes, the project was developed around three major goal: 

- Offering an open pathway allowing not entry into a tube to reach the hillock but allowing open-air movement in harmony with the broader landscape of Ile-de-France and Paris; 

- Offering contemporary facilities made up of minerals consistent with the greenery of the park; 

- Recomposing the landscape and woodlands of the park, part of which

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Morphology Building / Talia Valdez + Nómena Arquitectos

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  • Architects: Nómena Arquitectos, Talia Valdez
  • Location: Av Mariscal La Mar 1332, Miraflores 15074, Perú
  • Project Area: 2400.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Diego Franco Coto
  • Project Manager: Andrés de la Flor, Ebel Reina
  • Structures: César Villegas
  • Collaborators: José Carlos Wong, Guillermo Obispo, Manuel Cornejo
  • Mep: Fernando Mendoza
  • Security: Julio Laurente
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From the architect. The project is located in an area of recent urban transformation in Lima, the neighborhood of Santa Cruz. Old mechanical workshops are turning into a new commercial area of bars, offices and housing. The elongated site houses a vertical void (botanical garden) with a semi-urban character. Its boundaries impose a regular line in a discontinuous environment trying to use geometry to shape the city.

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The building addresses various programs (commercial, office and cafeteria) vertically, overlapping them in five levels. The commercial program is

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MMB – Umbau Müllerhaus Berlin / asdfg Architekten

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  • Construction Design: Dipl.-Ing. Gerd Jung
  • Collaborateurs: Philipp Loeper, Alexandra Schmitz, Ulrich Grenz, Tobias Hövermann
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From the architect. A good friend of mine bought an old house some years ago and asked us to develop a concept for its refurbishment. It became the first project of our Hamburg-based architectural studio, asdfg Architekten: the conversion of an old miller's house into a home for a family with three kids. Due to its history and location, we considered the project a big challenge, but we also saw significant potential for it to become a very unique single family house with a small garden in the center of one of the most popular neighbourhoods in Berlin. 

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Santa Rosa Park / FD Arquitectos y Urbanistas

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  • Architects: FD Arquitectos y Urbanistas
  • Location: Santa Rosa District, Peru
  • Architect In Charge: Manuel Zubiate
  • Area: 11852.42 m2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photos: Eleazar Cuadros, ​Aldo Facho Dede
  • Author Architects: Carlos Alberto Fernández Dávila, Aldo Facho Dede, Luis Felipe Díaz, Rosa Elena Fernández Dávila
  • Company In Charge: Consorcio Parques de Lima
  • Development Of The Project And General Coordination: FD Arquitectos; Carlos Alberto Fernández Dávila, Aldo Facho Dede, Luis Felipe Díaz, Rosa Elena Fernández Dávila.
  • Architectural Development: Arq. Carlos Callupe, Arq. Peter Seinfeld, Arq. María Paz Ballén.
  • Collaborating Architects: Alejandro Solórzano, Carlos Navarro, Gustavo Díaz, Marius Ege, Julio Cabrera,
  • Collaborators: Diego Célis, Erick Tapia.
  • Landscape: Rafael Zamora
  • Museographic Project: Juan Carlos Burga
  • Architect In Charge: Omar Sempertegui
  • Construction: ICCGSA
  • Park Area: 288,542.50m2
  • Built Area: 11,852.42m2
  • Occupied Area: 9,921.85m2
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The Santa Rosa Park was designed to solve, in proportion to its scale, the important deficit

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Ochoco Air Hangar / TVA Architects

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  • General Contractor: Hoffman Construction Company
  • Landscape Architect: Place Studio
  • Structural And Civil Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
  • Mechanical, Electrical, And Plumbing Engineer: Glumac
  • Surveyor: WH Pacific
  • Geotechnical Engineer: Hart Crowser
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Located at the Hillsboro Airport, this contemporary aircraft hangar provides both administrative functions and maintenance facilities to house the owner’s private fleet of planes. The facility is capable of storing three, full-size business jets and is designed to showcase the planes, which are each graphically unique. Tall glass windows provide visibility into the main hangar, as well as glimpses of the aircraft from the road beyond. Dark-grey ribbed metal and smooth white composite panels articulate the main structure with a roof form that was inspired by a jet’s wing shape. The entire structure sits on an elevated stone

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Boos Beach Club Restaurant / Metaform architects

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  • Architects: Metaform architects
  • Location: 8140 Bridel, Luxembourg
  • Architect In Charge: Agaajani, Ristic
  • Structural Engineer: Ney & Partners / WOW
  • Area: 600.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Steve Troes
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In place of the old bar/restaurant BOOS Beach Club, modern and contemporary architecture, tightly linked to its context, reflects the new image of this iconic venue in Luxembourg.

The new part, interwoven around the existing house, is inspired by the Japanese art of origami. It resembles a folded sheet of paper that answers to the program requirements, while creating a relation with the old and opening up to the natural surroundings. Our idea was to integrate harmoniously the new structure into the existing natural context, while at the same time paying respect to the existing architecture by placing a light wooden structure with glass openings towards the landscape. The dynamic design enables orienting

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Hydropolis / ART FM

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  • Art Fm Team: Maksymilian Majoch, Magdalena Piwek, Łukasz Markiewicz cooperation Karol Ornatowski, Jan Witkowski, Michał Hnatowski.
  • Studio Eka : Architect Ewa Kinecka, Wrocław
  • Creative Director: Mieczysław Bielawski
  • Art Director: Avishay Ave Hadari
  • Graphic Design: Maciej Ochęcki, Wawrzyniec Stefański, Justyna Jaworska, Tomasz Sarna.

  • Content Development: Tomasz Natora, Wojciech Głowa, Jan Bielawski, Joanna Rey-Jankowicz, Agnieszka Sulikowska.
Project manager: Katarzyna Kostecka, Grzegorz Kamiński.
  • Owner : MPWiK
  • Exposition (Contractor): Deko-Bau, New Amsterdam, Trilian, GE Holding/ Ekoinwest
  • Water Printer Design: ooperation with Lumiartecnia Internacional
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“Hydropolis” was established in an underground clean water reservoir. It belongs to the Water & Sewage Treatment Company - Wrocław and is

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Ru Paré Community / BETA office for architecture and the city + Elisabeth Boersma

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  • Client: Stichting Samen Ondernemen
  • Landscape Architects: Rob van Dijk
  • Engineer: Huibers Constructieadvies
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In the early 2000s, the Ru Paré School was emblematic of the social problems facing the Amsterdam borough of Slotervaart. The Ru Paré is now the neighborhood’s living room and accommodates an extraordinary social experiment.

A New kid on the Block 

In response to austerity measures in the Dutch economy, a social entrepreneur developed a model for solidarity in challenging neighborhoods. Inhabitants are offered tax advice, computing or language classes in return for community service; at the building level receding funding is supplemented with profitable start-ups.

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By the end of 2013 BETA and Elisabeth Boersma were asked to test this concept in a former school.

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Vizor / Studio11

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  • Architects: Studio11
  • Location: Minsk, Belarus
  • Architects In Charge: Maksim Vavinski, Tatiana Kashuro
  • Area: 348.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Dmitry Tsyrencshikov
  • Collaborators: Facultative Works
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The project was developed for the working floor of Vizor Interactive company – one of the leading international developers of multiplayer games for browser, social networks and mobile platforms with its headquarters in Minsk. The interior was created in collaboration with the guys from Facultative.Works (St. Petersburg), who were responsible for space graphic design and separate interior details.

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The interior concept is defined by industrial yet light, cheerful and neatly balanced stylistics keeping up with modern design and architecture trends. It is a place where you will find the openness of loft and minimalism, the nuance application of color and light, as well as graphic compositions inspired by avant-garde design.

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Our principal objective was

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Quito Publishing House / Estudio A0

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  • Architects: Estudio A0
  • Location: La Floresta, Quito, Ecuador
  • Leading Architects: Jaskran Kalirai, Ana María Durán Calisto
  • Main Architects: Jaskran Kalirai, Esteban Cervantes
  • Area: 3000 m2
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Sebastián Crespo, Jean-Claude Constant
  • Design Team: Esteban Cervantes
  • Client: Atiscode
  • Construction: Luis Viscaino
  • Structural Engineering: Pablo Poveda
  • Hydro Sanitary Engineering: CONSISA, Mario Cueva
  • Electric Engineering: Darío Vásconez y José Fonseca
  • Mechanical Engineering: Andrés y Esteban Proaño
  • Construction Resident: Jorge Espín
  • Ground Area: 1400 m2
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The Quito Publishing House is located in La Floresta neighborhood: a bohemian, artsy and closely knit community in the heart of Northern Quito. Its idiosyncratic nature posed the greatest design challenge. We were asked to introduce an office building where few exist and in the midst of a community with a strong sense of civil awareness, adamant about preserving the spatial values of its neighborhood. The program we were assigned

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Tehranpars Showroom / FEA Studio

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  • Architects: FEA Studio
  • Location: Tehran, Tehran Province, Iran
  • Lead Architects: Arash Nasiri, Ensieh Khamseh, Alireza Tahmouresi
  • Area: 1200.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2015
  • Photographs: Ali Daghigh
  • Client : Zarrinzob co.
  • Structure: J.Sajadian
  • Mechanical & Electrical: Amir Azmayesh, Behruz Noori
  • Project Team: M.H.Azimi, Amir Nasiri, Parisa Allahgholi
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From the architect. This Exhibition is located at Tehranpars neighborhood, adjacent to RESALAT highway. It faces issues like urban chaos, variety of scales, and crowdedness like most of neighborhoods in Tehran.

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It is a 20x25 m2 area, built by steal structure concrete ceiling and a 20 m wide opening. The building consists of a ground floor and a half first floors, beside two underground floors allocated for parking and infrastructural amenities.  

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The idea is defining a new urban representation redefining the relativity of seeing and being seen. The showcase located

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Behrer & Partners / Vida Arkitektkontor

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  • Architects: Vida Arkitektkontor
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Architects In Charge: Leo Beccari, Ellen Westerin
  • Area: 100.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Robin Hayes
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Real Estate Brokers Behrer & Partners are a highly renowned broker firm with quality conscious client’s. Vida were asked to design two of their Office Boutiques in Stockholm. 

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For us - Real Estate Brokers has some of the least interesting shop windows. When you move through the city, we wanted Behrer & Partners to be an addition to the city rather than a subtraction. This has been our main focus throughout the projects and as a consequence, we replaced the old exterior glazing and doors with massive oak doors, oak framing and original neon tube signs in order to make them more beautiful, inviting and expressional. 

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The Commons / Department of Architecture

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  • Design Team: Chaiyapat Mirasena, Chanlika Boonpha, Matusorn Surachattumrongrat, Taraya Antarasena
  • Owner: The Commons Co., Ltd.
  • Landscape Architect: Wabi-Sabi Studio Co., Ltd.
  • Lighting Designer: Accent Studio
  • Structural Engineer: Jet Structural
  • M&E Engineer: EEC Engineering Network
  • Environmental Graphic: be>our>friend studio
  • Identity Design: TNOP Design
  • Construction Management: International Project Administration Co., Ltd. (InterPAC)
  • Main Contractor: NL Development Public Co., Ltd.
  • Façade Contractor: SC Glazing Co., Ltd.
  • Construction Cost: 180 Million THB (USD 5,200,000)
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For Bangkok, or any other modern-day cosmopolitan cities, living conditions and spatial form continue to evolve.  Bangkokians are now yearning for new possibilities of outdoor living space that can effectively answer to

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Villa Città Studi / Westway Architects

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  • Collaboration: Stefano Pavia

  • Architectural Design And Art Direction: Westway Architects, Rome - Milan
  • Project Team: Luca Aureggi, Maurizio Condoluci, Stefano Pavia
  • Outdoor Area: 60 m2
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From the architect. From the outside, it looks like one of the typical housing blocks built for railway workers in Milan between 1920 and 1924. Inside, the building has undergone radical renovation which, in two years of construction, has transformed it from both a structural and distribution point of view. Only the building enclosure, with its relative openings, has been maintained, while everything else — foundations, roof, attics, internal insulation, systems, and internal distribution — has been created from scratch. The total volume has remained the same, while the floor area has been increased by 60 m2, thanks to the new placement of

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KuantoKusta Headquarters / A2OFFICE

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  • Architects: A2OFFICE
  • Location: 4465 Leça do Balio, Portugal
  • Authors: Alberto Dias Ribeiro
  • Area: 300.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: AL.MA Fotografia , Cortesia de A2OFFICE
  • Collaborators: Alexandra Marques, Patrícia Valentim
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KuantoKusta wanted to install their headquarters in an old industrial warehouse that, although degraded, had very interesting conditions: high ceilings and natural light at both ends of the warehouse. However we observed a problem: the company needs pointed to an area about twice the existing one. The solution passed through the creation of a second high floor, taking advantage of the free interior volume.

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The new floor is independent of the surrounding structure: the floor rests on pillars organized according to a rigid mesh that organizes the different spaces on the ground floor. It was used a metal structure for allowing speedier performance lighter structural

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Near My [B] / Le Sixieme

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  • Architects: Le Sixieme
  • Location: Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Designer: Koo Manjae
  • Design Team: Kim Sungook, , Park Kibem, Shin Dongwook, Kim Jaedeok
  • Area: 682.59 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Kim Jaeyoon
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The space of ‘near my [B]’ placed in the center of Wuirye new town that changes every day with our passion for making a city easily and the aspiration for a better residential space began from a creative idea of the client. 

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It is intended to provide a small vitality for the whole city by furnishing the public-interest space called ‘cultural space’ beyond the constructor’s goal of parcel-out and lease.

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It is largely divided into 3 parts. The space having the complex entry route connects the right café, educational space, left space of flower shop, living shop, book café in the

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Ambrose Treacy College Middle School Precinct / Fulton Trotter Architects

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  • Contractor: Herron Coorey
  • Landscape: Jeremy Ferrier Landscape Architects
  • Structural: Bligh Tanner
  • Hydraulic: MRP
  • Electrical /Mechanical: Ashburner Francis
  • Heritage: Ivan McDonald Architects
  • Quantity: Johnson & Cummings
  • Civil: bligh Tanner (DA), Cardno (Documentation)
  • Original Architect: Charles Fulton 1938
  • Interior Designer: Fulton Trotter Architects
  • Town Planner: reel Planning
  • Traffic Engineer: Pekol Traffic + Transport
  • Cost: $7.6m AUD (excluding road works)
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From the architect. Fulton Trotter Architects has recently completed three new buildings as part of Ambrose Treacy College’s ongoing masterplan.
The masterplan is a response to the school’s continued transition, from St Joseph’s Nudgee Junior College – a junior school of years 4-7; to Ambrose Treacy College – a combined junior, middle and senior school of years 4-12.

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United Petroleum / Peddle Thorp Architects

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  • Client : United Petroleum
  • Structural And Civil Engineer: Klopfer Dobos
  • Builder: S.H.A Premier Constructions
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United Petroleum’s new petrol (gas) station at Corio is the first in a series of innovative fuel and convenience retailing outlets that creates a bold new image for the company. The design by Peddle Thorp Architects is a dramatic exploration of sculptural form to create eye-catching imagery amidst highway, industrial architecture.

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The design geometry is defined by two unfolding wings that form the canopy to the petrol bowsers with one canopy soaring up to create the sky-sign for the corporate logo. By contrast to other service station designs, the dominant visual form is the building itself, not the signage and graphics.

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Full Metal Jacket / 9cm

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  • Architects: 9cm
  • Location: Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Project Team: Ahn Chulmin, Koo Junghwan, Lee Sangyoon, Namgoong Yong
  • Area: 221.63 m2
  • Photographs: Yousub Song
  • Architect And Construction Manager: 9cm
  • Construction: 9cm
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This project located next to Hong-ik University, in Seogyo-dong Seoul, has the art department of reputation. So young artists have settled their small studios in old houses along with the university streets, and influenced arts, design, architecture, literature, and more. Then this town became a huge space for cultural exchange of young people and this activity changed old buildings into a brand new or unique remodeled buildings to fit artists’ lifestyle.

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This town was no longer a residential area, but artists’ and young people’s cultural space. However, long-term and great alteration in the town led rise of land price and investment for profit. Architects and public officers tried to keep

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Korça Icon Museum – National Museum of Medieval Art / Bolles + Wilson

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  • Architects: Bolles + Wilson
  • Location: Korçë, Albania
  • Architects In Charge: Prof. Julia B. Bolles-Wilson, Peter Wilson
  • Area: 360.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016
  • Photographs: Roman Mensing
  • Client: Municipality of Korçë
  • Original Architect: DEA Studio
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The building for the Korça Icon Museum was originally a structure of columns and floor slabs (maison domino) abandoned when communism collapsed in Albania. The Albanian office DEA Studio sh.p.k. were comissioned to design facades and BOLLES+WILSON were then asked by the municipality of Korça to design and develop an interior exhibition design for the 300 orthodox icons.

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The heavy walls on the exterior with their small windows were intended to give an appropriate medieval reading. The small windows from the inside did give an appropriate mysterious atmosphere but in terms of viewing Icons they were too bright and needed some interior masking to avoid

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