Villa in the Palms / Abraham John Architects

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  • Architects: Abraham John Architects
  • Location: Penha de França, India
  • Design Team: Abraham John, Alan Abraham, Anca Florescu, Neha Gupta, Niranjan Fulsundar, Vatsal Mistry
  • Area: 610.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Edmund Sumner
  • Structural Consultant: BL Manjunath
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Text description provided by the architects. Villa in the Palms is named after the 19 towering coconut palms that thrived for decades on the land, which dictated the villa's concept and footprint. This four-bedroom house overlooks a field and a seasonal stream. 

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Embedded into the natural landscape, Villa in the Palms appears almost village-like, pockets of small homes nestled between 80-year-old coconut trees, nearly invisible from points further up the approach road. The fact that the trees on site existed for decades gives the overall house a very rooted presence.

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Crematorium Siesegem / KAAN Architecten

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  • Project Team : Bas Barendse, Dante Borgo, Maicol Cardelli, Timo Cardol, Sebastian van Damme, Paolo Faleschini, Raluca Firicel, Cristina Gonzalo Cuairán, Michael Geensen, Walter Hoogerwerf, Marco Lanna, Giuseppe Mazzaglia, Exequiel Mulder, Ismael Planelles Naya, Giulia Rapizza, Ana Rivero Esteban, Giacomo Rizzi
  • Client: Intergemeentelijke Samenwerking Westlede (IGS)
  • Contractor: Jan de Nul, Hofstade-Aalst (Belgium)
  • Advisor Construction: Pieters Bouwtechniek, Delft (Netherlands)
  • Project Management: KAAN Architecten, Rotterdam; Bureau Bouwtechniek, Antwerp (Belgium)
  • Water, Electrical, Installations And Supervision: Henk Pijpaert Engineering, Oudenaarde (Belgium)
  • Acoustics, Climate, Physics: DGMR, Arnhem (Netherlands)
  • Ovens: DFW, Broek op Langedijk (Netherlands)
  • Multimedia: BIS, Ridderkerk (Netherlands)
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Holmen Industrial Area / Snøhetta

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Text description provided by the architects. On behalf of shipowner Holmøy Maritime, Snøhetta has designed Holmen Industrial Area, a highly sophisticated and colorful 6,000 square meter fishing facility situated on the eastern side of Sortlandssundet in the archipelago of Vesterålen in Northern Norway. By assembling all employees and top-notch facilities on the same site, this bold new facility ensures the regions continued international success within Norway’s second largest industry – an industry worth over one billion dollars annually.

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The new facility intelligently blurs the distinction between the rawness of the fishing industry with a more polished corporate allure by subtly merging Holmøy Maritime’s trawling, fish farming, and fish processing business and the company’s headquarters into four, distinctive buildings.

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Passenger Clearance Building / RSHP + Aedas

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  • Architects: Aedas, RSHP
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Kerun Ip
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Text description provided by the architects. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge provides new strategic connections between Zhuhai, Macao and Hong Kong. The bridge will foster the flow of people, goods, capital and information and improve the overall connectivity of the Greater Bay Area. The bridge improves transport connectivity within the Greater Bay Area, and greatly reduces travelling time between Hong Kong and other Greater Bay Area cities.

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The PCB is built on a new 150-hectare artificial island reclaimed from the open waters to the north-east of Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) and will benefit from the proximity to the HKIA’s transport links, including the SkyPier Ferry Terminal, and the MTR’s Airport Express and Tung Chung line. It is the new crossing point over the boundary

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79&PARK / BIG

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  • Architects: Bjarke Ingels Group
  • Location: Ladugårdsgärdet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Partners In Charge: Bjarke Ingels, Jakob Lange, Finn Nørkjær
  • Project Manager: Per Bo Madsen
  • Project Leader: Cat Huang
  • Area: 25000.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Laurian Ghinitoiu
  • Project Architects: Høgni Laksáfoss, Enea Michelesio
  • Constructing Architects: Jakob Andreassen, Tobias Hjortdal, Henrik Kania
  • Team: Agata Wozniczka, Agne Tamasauskaite, Alberto Herzog, Borko Nikolic, Christin Svensson, Claudio Moretti, Dominic Black, Eva Seo-Andersen, Frederik Wegener, Gabrielle Nadeau, Jacob Lykkefold Aaen, Jaime Peiro Suso, Jan Magasanik, Jesper Boye Andersen, Jonas Aarsø Larsen, Julian Andres Ocampo Salazar, Karl Johan Nyqvist, Karol Bogdan Borkowski, Katarina Mácková, Katrine Juul, Kristoffer Negendahl, Lucian Racovitan, Maria Teresa Fernandez Rojo, Max Gabriel Pinto, Min Ter Lim, Narisara Ladawal Schröder, Romea Muryn, Ryohei Koike, Sergiu Calacean, Song He, Taylor McNally-Anderson, Terrence Chew, Thomas Sebastian Krall, Tiago Sá, Tobias Vallø Sørensen, Tore Banke
  • Client: Oscar Properties
  • Collaborators: Acad International, Andersson Jönsson Landskapsarkitekter,
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Norra Tornen / OMA | Reinier de Graaf

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  • Architects: OMA
  • Location: Torsplan 8, 113 64 Stockholm, Sweden
  • Partner In Charge: Reinier de Graaf
  • Client: Oscar Properties
  • Program: 320 apartments, Retail
  • Area: 42299.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Laurian Ghinitoiu, Ossip van Duivenbode
  • Associate (Concept): Alex de Jong
  • Team (Concept): Philippe Braun, Diana Cristobal, Roza Matveeva, Edward Nicholson, Peter Rieff, Carolien Schippers
  • Associate (Competition): Alex de Jong
  • Team (Competition): Alexander Giarlis, Timur Karimullin, Vladimir Konovalov, Edward Nicholson, Victor Nyman, Vitor Oliveira, Cecilia Del Pozo, John Paul Pacelli, Peter Rieff, Carolien Schippers
  • Associates In Charge (Design Development: : Alex de Jong, Michel van de Kar
  • Team (Design Development): Isa Olson Ehn, Tobias Jewson, Edward Nicholson, Peter Rieff, Silvia Sandor, Lukasz Skalec, Jonathan Telkamp
  • Structural Engineer: Arup
  • Mechanical Engineer: Arup
  • Façade Engineer: Arup Façade Engineering
  • Local Engineer: Sweco
  • Fire Safety: Tyréns
  • Acoustics: ACAD
  • Code Consultants: Tengbom
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Park Grove / OMA | Shohei Shigematsu

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  • Architects: OMA
  • Location: Miami, FL 33133, United States
  • Partner In Charge: Shohei Shigematsu
  • Design Team Project Manager: Scott Abrahams
  • Area: 1386000.0 ft2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Robin Hill
  • Team: Matthew Haseltine, Cass Nakashima, Nils Sanderson, Daeho Lee, Marrhew Edgardo Davis, Jeremy Kim, Gonzalo Lopez, Pantea Tehrani, Sumit Sahdev, Jun Shimada, Andrew Mack, Miguel Darcy, Betty Fan, Carly Dean, Ahmadreza Schricker, Britt Johnson, Shida Salehi-Esmati, Simon McKenzie, Jackie Woon Bae, Ian Watchorn, Filippo Nanni
  • Executive Architect: Arquitectonica
  • Interior Design: Studio Sofield, Meyer Davis
  • Landscape Architect: Enea Garden Design, Inc.
  • Civil Engineer:: VSN
  • Traffic Engineer: David Plummer & Associates
  • Structural Engineer: DiSimone
  • Mep Engineer: Feller
  • Sustainability: Spinnaker
  • Life Safety: SLS
  • Pool Consultants: AquaDynamics
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Text description provided by the architects. Two of three towers of Park Grove designed by Shohei Shigematsu officially open, as OMA New York’s three residential projects across North America are nearing completion.

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Treow Brycg House / Omar Gandhi Architect

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  • Architects: Omar Gandhi Architect
  • Location: Kingsburg, Canada
  • Design: Omar Gandhi, Jeff Shaw, Karl Gruenewald
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Ema Peter
  • Contractor: MRB Contracting


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  • Rendering: Ryan Nelson
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Text description provided by the architects. Located adjacent to the wild landscape of Kingsburg Beach on the south shore of Nova Scotia, set amongst tall grasses, roaming deer and the raw scent of the sea. The dark silhouette of the fortress-like structure, one of few things seen through the thick fog. Leaning forward with a canted back shell inspired by local gambrel-rooved barns, the residence braces itself for the unpredictable Nova Scotian weather.

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Composed of two levels and an interstitial space for circulation hugging the heavy steel back wall, the home takes advantage of the stunning seaside views while maintaining a high level of privacy from adjacent

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BL 2 House – Hammer Cabin / UMWELT

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  • Architects: UMWELT
  • Location: Cáhuil, Chile
  • Architects In Charge: Ignacio García Partarrieu, Arturo Scheidegger
  • Area: 32.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Felipe Ugalde
  • Cosntruction: Constructora Altamarea
  • Structural Calculation: Francisco Milla
  • Price: 19 UF/m2
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Text description provided by the architects. The BL II house or "Hammer Cabin", as the owners call it, has an area of 32 square meters and is composed of an open space with a mezzanine room and a bathroom with exterior access. The house works as an independent cabin for guests or for rental. Therefore both its position on the lot and its configuration in plant and section establish privacy relations with respect to the main house and also the necessary climatic protection. The northern and southern elevations are opaque for wind and rain protection while the west façade opens towards the ocean sheltering from the sun by an eaves. The

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The Flat Vault / AAU ANASTAS

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  • Architects: AAU ANASTAS
  • Location: Jerusalem, Palestine
  • Research And Engineering: Laboratoire GSA - ENSA Paris Malaquais & SCALES
  • Area: 50.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Mikaela Burstow
  • Budget: 85000 euros
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Text description provided by the architects. The St Mary of the Resurrection Abbey is one of Jerusalem’s most valuable witness of crusaders’ architecture. The site is one of the ve French domains in Jerusalem including the Tombs of the Kings, the Pater Noster, Sainte Anne, and the French General consulate.

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The church was built in the 12th century by the Crusaders. Its architecture offers a complete example of what was the architecture of the Crusaders in Palestine; a combination of different architectural elements that they brought from abroad and local elements that they found in situ.

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The newly built at stone vault is an extension of the

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BL 1 House / UMWELT

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  • Architects: UMWELT
  • Location: Cáhuil, Chile
  • Architects In Charge: Ignacio García Partarrieu, Arturo Scheidegge
  • Area: 130.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Felipe Ugalde
  • Construction: Constructora Altamarea
  • Structural Calculation: Francisco Milla
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Text description provided by the architects. BL1 is a house for a young family that decided to move from the capital to the beach of Cáhuil. It is not a second home for resting or escaping during the weekends but the possibility of transforming their metropolitan lifestyle to a more informal and rural one, with a direct and constant contact with the natural environment. 

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Due to this, in addition to the traditional program of family rooms, common spaces and services, the house includes extra spaces for guests, a workshop/yoga room, a garage/logia/dressing room that can be used as a multipurpose room and an independent cabin for rent (BL 2 House)

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ICD Aggregate Pavilion 2018 / ICD University of Stuttgart

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  • Architects: ICD University of Stuttgart
  • Location: 70469 Stuttgart, Germany
  • Icd Institute For Computational Design And Construction: Karola Dierichs, Achim Menges
  • Research Team: Christian Arias, Bahar Al Bahar, Elaine Bonavia, Federico Forestiero, Pedro Giachini, Shir Katz, Alexandre Mballa-Ekobena, Leyla Yunis, Jacob Zindroski
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: ICD University Stuttgart, Roland Halbe
  • Cable Robotics: Ondrej Kyjanek, Martin Loucka
  • Manufacturing: Wilhelm Weber GmbH & Co. KG
  • Funding: GETTYLAB, ITASCA Consulting Inc.
  • Size: circa 105 cubic metres (Height: 3.00 metres, Width: 5.00 metres, Length: 7.00 metres)
  • Weight: circa 2500 kilograms
  • Number Of Particles: circa 120 000 non-convex particles (circa 70 000 hexapods and circa 50 000 dekapods) and circa 725 convex particles (spheres)
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Text description provided by the architects. In inanimate nature, large masses of granular substances, such as sand or gravel, are in constant processes of formation through perpetual

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Gallery Home / Elding Oscarson

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  • Architects: Elding Oscarson
  • Location: Lidingö, Sweden
  • Architect In Charge: onas Elding, Johan Oscarson, Matthias Salaets
  • Area: 340.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Mikael Olsson
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Text description provided by the architects. By coincidence when looking for a larger flat, the art-loving clients came across a plot with an 8-car underground garage on the island Lidingö, just outside Stockholm. Apart from the submerged garage, the plot was empty. This was not what they were looking for, yet it felt just right – soon a dream of a house with an integrated gallery started to form.

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Through a cost conscious process and an attempt to benefit from what was already built on site, a large portion of the original garage has been appropriated for indoor climate. The garage structure has been altered by cutting open the roof

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The Kensington / Zaha Hadid Design

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  • Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Location: W Cromwell Rd, London, United Kingdom
  • Design : Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher
  • Project Director: Melodie Leung
  • Project Architect: Carine Posner
  • Project Team: Evgeniya Yatsyuk, Ovidiu Mihutescu, Natassa Lianou, Saman Dadgostar
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Luke Hayes
  • Project Management: JCDecaux
  • Contract Administration + Quantity Surveyor: Lavingtons
  • Structure: Buro Happold Engineering
  • Civil Engineering: Buro Happold Engineering
  • Mep: Hoare Lea
  • Lighting: Buro Happold Engineering
  • Landscape Design: MRG Studio
  • Principal Designer: Orsa Projects
  • Principal Contractor: Knight Brown Construction
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Text description provided by the architects. JCDecaux invited Zaha Hadid Design to redefine the design language of billboards – providing a unique communications channel in the capital that integrates contemporary design and digital media.

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Established in France in 1964, JCDecaux transformed the concept of street furniture and invented the concept of bus shelter provision funded by advertising. Today, JCDecaux provides a

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University of Oxford Beecroft Building / Hawkins\Brown

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  • Main Contractor: Laing O’Rourke
  • Project Manager: WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Quantity Surveyor: Turner & Townsend
  • M&E Engineer: Hoare Lea
  • Structural Engineer: Peter Brett Associates
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Text description provided by the architects. Hawkins\Brown was appointed by the University of Oxford in 2009 to design the new theoretical and experimental physics building. The University’s vision was for a collaborative working environment that would sit alongside cutting edge laboratories to provide unprecedented facilities for the university’s world-leading research in Physics.

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The site allotted for the new building presented a number of challenging constraints for the designers. At the junction of Parks Road and Keble Road in the north east of Oxford City Centre, the prominent location sits in close proximity to several listed buildings, notably

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V&A Dundee / Kengo Kuma and Associates

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Text description provided by the architects. Located along the waterfront in the city of Dundee in the northern part of Scotland, this museum is a branch of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.

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In addition to exhibits of artwork in the V&A collection, contemporary Scottish art and product design from the area are on display, making it a facility that is expected to become a new cultural centre in Scotland.

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The site faces the River Tay, and the architecture proposes a new integrated way to achieve harmony with the environment. The façade has a variety of shadows and changes created with multiple horizontal layers of precast concrete as a way to express the beautiful cliffs of Scotland with architecture.

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AgriNesture / H&P Architects

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  • Architects: H&P Architects
  • Location: Mạo Khê, Vietnam
  • Design Team: Doan Thanh Ha , Tran Ngoc Phuong, Nguyen Hai Hue, Trinh Thi Thanh Huyen, Nguyen Duc Anh, Ho Manh Cuong
  • Area: 75.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Nguyen TienThanh
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Text description provided by the architects. 75% of Vietnam's population now lives mainly on agricultural production in rural areas; however, rapid industrialization and urbanization in the past 20 years has resulted in a loss of millions of hectares of agricultural land, leaving nearly three million workers unemployed. In the meantime, the country's population has increased by more than 15 million people, which results in a high housing demand. This has then entailed massive waves of construction and sprawl land encroachments in rural areas and from other vulnerable communities. As a result, the living environment and natural habitat in these areas have been seriously contaminated and

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  • Architects: H&P Architects
  • Location: Mạo Khê, Vietnam
  • Design Team: Doan Thanh Ha , Tran Ngoc Phuong, Nguyen Hai Hue, Trinh Thi Thanh Huyen, Nguyen Duc Anh, Ho Manh Cuong
  • Area: 75.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Nguyen TienThanh
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Text description provided by the architects. 75% of Vietnam's population now lives mainly on agricultural production in rural areas; however, rapid industrialization and urbanization in the past 20 years has resulted in a loss of millions of hectares of agricultural land, leaving nearly three million workers unemployed. In the meantime, the country's population has increased by more than 15 million people, which results in a high housing demand. This has then entailed massive waves of construction and sprawl land encroachments in rural areas and from other vulnerable communities. As a result, the living environment and natural habitat in these areas have been seriously contaminated and

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Aarhus Harbor Bath / BIG

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  • Architects: Bjarke Ingels Group
  • Location: Aarhus, Denmark
  • Partners In Charge: Bjarke Ingels, Finn Nørkjær, Andreas Klok Pedersen
  • Project Leader: Jesper Bo Jensen, Søren Martinussen
  • Area: 2600.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Rasmus Hjortshøj
  • Project Team: Annette Birthe Jensen, Franklin Natalino Simao, Giedrius Mamavicius, Jacob Lykkefold Aaen, Jakob Ohm Laursen, Johan Bergström, Kristoffer Negendahl, Lucian Tofan, Nicolas Millot, Richard Howis, Ryohei Koike, Soo Woo
  • Client: Center for Byens Anvendelse, Aarhus Kommune / Salling Fonden
  • Collaborators: CASA A/S, CC-Design A/S, Gehl
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Text description provided by the architects. Aarhus Harbor Bath is an extension of BIG’s current development plan for Aarhus’ new waterfront neighborhood named O4. Similar to BIG’s first harbor bath in Copenhagen from 2002 which has come to define the Danish capital as one of the most livable cities in the world, Aarhus Harbor Bath and adjacent Beach Bath provide new ways for

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Eling Residences / Safdie Architects

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  • Architects: Safdie Architects
  • Location: Yuzhong District, Chongqing, China
  • Design Principal: Moshe Safdie
  • Principals In Charge: Greg Reaves, Christopher Mulvey
  • Project Manager: Jeffrey Huggins
  • Area: 460000.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: ARCH-EXIST
  • Project Team: Daniel Cho, Michael Guran, Mike McKee, Sanny Ng, Laura Rushfeldt, Damon Sidel, Sarah Wan, Hu Wei, Ye Yang, Jing Yu
  • Client: City Developments Limited (Singapore) and Vanke (Shenzhen, China)
  • Local Design Institute: CCDI Group, Chongqing
  • Façade Consultant And Interior Design: Design Paradigms
  • Landscape Architect: FuturePolis and Change Studio
  • Lighting Design: BPI
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Text description provided by the architects. Eling Residences are spread across the highest plateau of Eling Hill, adjacent to Chongqing’s well-known Eling Park and overlooking the Yuzhong Peninsula—the central point of the Chongqing municipality—and the Yangtze River.

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The 460,000-square-foot development contains 126 apartments organized into terraces that echo the slope of the site. The typology of

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