Zoomlion Headquarters – Single Tower by amphibianArc

The Zoomlion Headquarters – Single Tower by amphibianArc, a multi-center space layout, with a 280 m ultra high-rise single tower and 5 towers of 80-100 m.

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Patterns Embedded ebook

Embedded suggests PATTERNS’ manifest ambition to be entrenched, installed, and deeply rooted within the territory of architecture, that is, both the discipline and the professional practice.

Embedded also indicates our practice’s internal mechanism for design at all scales: to inἀltrate and integrate distinct environments into composite and articulated wholes. Ultimately, embedded is a reaction of our practice’s modus operandi, political position and cultural aspirations, and design sensibility.

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Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas by Chemical Spaces

Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas by Chemical Spaces. The intent of the Punk Rock Suite was to create a London-style, punk rock party suite. Bands of recessed mirrors and hand-painted lines in every direction, hand-painted wall murals, and spot lighting on the walls and ceiling pack the room with movement and action. The intent of this design was to create a party suite with a modern, airy, Miami feel. The primary feature is a giant Cshaped bed lined with blue, imported Italian tile.

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Surfside House by Stelle Architects

Stelle Architects have designed the Surfside House in Bridgehampton, New York.

Architecture and nature have been fully integrated in this light-saturated, oceanfront setting that includes guest quarters, a garage and a two-story house clad in horizontal slats of Alaskan yellow cedar and anodized aluminum windows. The natural dunescape was restored with beach grass, bayberry and other native plants. A sun deck and a free-form, chlorine-free swimming pool were also added. The remodeled house and guesthouse are equipped with geothermal heating/cooling and photovoltaic electric panels.

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Residential property juxtaposes light with otherworldly darkness

Elenberg Fraser can take the architectural plaudits for the Mackenzie Street development, the six soaring towers clad in angel’s feathers are high-reaching in concept and and high-end in finish – so they should be having cost a combined AUS$80m – with a particular highlight being the ground-level light-mesh entrance installations which hint at Pandora’s secrets cracking through a jet black casing.

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agape goes design post cologne

this year the italien company agape presents for the first time some products of it’s huge collection at the design post cologne. here are some pictures from the IMM.


Beautiful Houses Week #39: The Pender Harbour House, BC, Canada

The idea in this series is to show beautiful and inspiring houses. Houses that are remarkable for its design, elegance, elements, concept or simply because they are beautiful. So if you like architecture, interior design and beautifully designed houses, you are at the right spot. Check out this week beautiful house and stay tuned for more…

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Extraordinary Stone House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Vo Trong Nghia Architects designed this torus-shaped stone house in Dong Trieu, Quang Ninh Province, Vietnam. In geometry, a torus is a surface of revolution generated by revolving a circle in three-dimensional space about an axis coplanar with the circle.

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Color Blocking in Architecture

Have a look at this bold spanish building that features the color blocking trend.

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Endesa Pavilion a self-sufficient solar prototype

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia designed the Endesa Pavilion, as part of the Smart City Expo in Barcelona, Spain.

ENDESA Pavilion is a self-sufficient solar prototype installed at the Marina Dock, within the framework of the International BCN Smart City Congress. Over a period of one year it will be used as control room for monitoring and testing several projects related to intelligent power management.

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Dorsey Residence by Coates Design

Coates Design have completed the Dorsey Residence located on Bainbridge Island in Washington State.

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Warehouse Converted in Modern Loft in Barcelona

A converted warehouse in Barcelona decorated with the help of the guys at studio Minim. A location that from stables and later a bomb shelter and a print shop was turned into a gorgeous apartment.

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House in Tousuien by Suppose Design Office

Minimalistic single family house covered with a translucent material located in the Hiroshima region of Japan. It was designed back in 2011 by Suppose Design Office.

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La Boyita, Martin Gomez Arquitectos

With a unique plot, due to its size, location and views, the owner could only dream for a relaxed and peaceful summer house. in order to satisfy his demmand we decided enhance its views while protecting its outdoor areas.

The proyect consists of five blocks which contains a main block with a living and dining area with the best views to the sea and its swimmin pool, which is completely protected from the wind placed in the center of the proyect. the other blocks contain a service area and other guest room blocks. this independence was crucial to make his guests get the feeling of being in alone in a hotel.

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Temporary Fire Shelter by Shjworks

Fire Shelter by Danish firm Shjworks. A temporary personal project celebrating the beautiful place in Sydhavnstippen, Copenhagen.

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