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YeNe House / Design band YOAP

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Architects: Design band YOAP
Location: 14-1 Sanghyeon-dong, Suji-gu, , Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Architects In Charge: Doran Kim, Inkeun Ryu, Hyunbo Shin
Area: 431.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Design band YOAP

A’ House / Wiel Arets Architects

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Architects: Wiel Arets Architects
Location: Nishiazabu, , Tokyo, Japan
Project Team: Wiel Arets, Satoru Umehara, Alex Kunnen
Collaborators: Jörg Lüthke, Jean-Jacques Jungers, Sadamu Shirafuji, Ilze Paklone
Area: 136.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Jan Bitter

PN House / ZD+A

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Architects: ZD+A
Location: Federal District,
Architect In Charge: Yuri Zagorin Alazraki
Project Area: 472 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Yoshihiro Koitani, Rafael Gamo

Adamant / Mayer Hasbani

© Hector Velasco

Architects: Mayer Hasbani
Location: Via Atlixcayotl, Reserva Territorial Atlixcáyotl, Puebla, PUE,
Project Area: 20550 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Hector Velasco, Paul Czitron, El Hartista

Sliding Pergolas House / FGMF Arquitetos

Architects: FGMF Arquitetos
Location: – SP, Brazil
Authors: Fernando Forte, Lourenço Gimenes, Rodrigo Marcondes Ferraz
Coordinator: Renata Davi
Architect: Juliana Nohara
Interns: Bruno Milan, Carolina Matsumoto, Marina Almeida
Project Area: 160 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Rafaela Netto

Casa do Povo da Maia Nursery / M-Arquitectos

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Architects: M-Arquitectos
Location: Ribeira Grande,
Architect In Charge: Fernando Monteiro
Project Team: Marco Resendes, Miguel Sousa, Diana Policarpo, Pedro Furtado, Maria Bento, Susana Ferreira
Project Area: 670 sqm
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Paulo Goulart

Rosto do Cão House / M-Arquitectos

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Architects: M-Arquitectos
Location: Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Partners: Fernando Monteiro, Marco Resendes, Miguel Sousa
Architect In Charge: Fernando Monteiro
Project Team: Marco Resendes, Miguel Sousa, Pedro Furtado, Diana Policarpo, Maria Melo Bento
Project Area: 240 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Paulo Goulart

Sambade House / spaceworkers

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Architects: spaceworkers
Location: Penafiel, Portugal
Principal Architects: Henrique Marques & Rui Dinis
Collaborating Architects: Rui Rodrigues, Sérgio Rocha, Rui Miguel, Vasco Giesta, Pedro Silva
Engineering: Lino Correia Engenharia
Finance Director: Carla Duarte – cfo
Project Area: 1177 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG+SG

Inshopnia / Nan Arquitectos

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Architects: Nan Arquitectos
Location: Rúa Velázquez Moreno, Vigo, Pontevedra,
Project Team: Wenceslao López, Vicente Pillado, Alberto F. Reiriz
Project Area: 95 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Iván Casal Nieto

The Hedonist / Nuno Pimenta + Frederico Martins

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Architects: Nuno Pimenta,
Location: Neckarspitze, 68159 Mannheim, Germany
Authors: Nuno Pimenta, Frederico Martins
Project Team: Frederico Martins, Miguel C. Tavares, Nuno Pimenta, Ricardo Leal, Rui M. Vieira
Project Area: 14.4 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Nuno Pimenta

House at Chicureo / Cristian Izquierdo Lehmann

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Architects: Cristian Izquierdo
Location: Chicureo, , Metropolitan Region, Chile
Project Area: 215 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Alberto Browne

House in Futrono / Cristián Izquierdo Lehmann

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Architects: Cristián Izquierdo Lehmann
Location: Lago Ranco, Lago Ranco, Los Ríos Region,
Project Area: 464.0 sqm
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Alberto Browne, Roland Halbe

Vivalto Building / Najas Arquitectos

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Architects: Najas Arquitectos
Location: Gonzalo Endara Crown, Quito EC170124,
Design: Esteban Najas Raad
Project Area: 7000 sqm
Project Year: 2013
Photographs: Sebastián Crespo

One Central Park / Ateliers Jean Nouvel

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Architects: Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Location: LOT 1 Broadway, Central Park, Chippendale NSW 2008, Australia
Design Architect: .
Architect Of Record: PTW Architects
Green Walls: Patrick Blanc
Year: 2014
Photographs: Murray Fredericks, Simon Wood, John Gollings

Innovation Center UC – Anacleto Angelini / Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL

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Architects: Alejandro Aravena | ELEMENTAL
Location: Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Macul, Santiago Metropolitan Region,
Project Team: Alejandro Aravena, Juan Cerda
Collaborators: Samuel Gonçalves, Cristián Irarrázaval, Álvaro Ascoz, Natalie Ramirez, Christian Lavista, Suyin Chia, Pedro Hoffmann
Area: 8176.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Nico Saieh, | Nina Vidic

Casa no Tempo / Aires Mateus + João and Andreia Rodrigues

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Architects: Aires Mateus,
Location: 7050 , Portugal
Year: 2014
Photographs: Nelson Garrido

The Building on the Water / Álvaro Siza + Carlos Castanheira

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Architects: Álvaro Siza, Carlos Castanheira
Location: Huai’an, Jiangsu, China
Architects In Charge: Álvaro Siza e
Local Partner: United Architects & Engineers Co., Ltda
Project Management: Stephen Want & Richard Wang
Client: Por-Shih, Diretor da Shihlien Chemical Industrial Jiangsu Co., Ltd.
Project Area: 11000 sqm
Project Year: 2014
Photographs: Fernando Guerra | FG + SG

Inside “Places of Power”: Austria’s Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale

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The 20th Century was a time of significant political unrest, seeing two World Wars and the 70-year rise and fall of a major superpower, the Soviet Union, among countless other conflicts. In some ways, “modernity” could be characterized by the rapid creation and crystallization of huge numbers of nation states since the outbreak of World War One a hundred years ago.

Reacting to the theme of “Absorbing Modernity“ set for the national pavilions at this year’s Venice Biennale, the curators of the Austrian pavilion chose to investigate the area where this political unrest most overlaps with architecture: the Parliament Buildings of countries around the world.

Read the curator’s take on the pavilion after the break