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Haven’t checked ArchDaily in a while? Here’s the best from last week: Main image belongs to OFIS architects’s Basket Apartments in Paris. A great project comes from Denmark, is the Youth Centre in Roskilde by Cornelius + Vöge. You can’t miss the Model Factory F designed by D.I.G Architects or the latest completed work by MVRDV, Book Mountain and Library Quarter Spijkenisse. Finally, you must watch our AD Interview to one of the most influential architects of our time: Norman Foster.

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Five great projects you may have missed from last week. The main image is from International Centre for the Arts Jose de Guimarães by Pitagora Arquitectos. Don’t forget to check La Muna designed by Oppenheim Architecture + Design or Paasitorni Hotel by finnish practice K2S. Revisit, Roberto Cantoral Cultural Center in Mexico City by Broissin Architects. Finally, you can’t miss Carlos Arroyo’s Academie MWD Dilbeek.

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Five great projects from last week that you may have missed! Check out the Cassia Coop Training Centre in Indonesia by TYIN Tegnestue Architects, or harunatsu-archi’s Villa 921 located in Okinawa, Japan. Don’t miss the most visited project of the week, Strip House by dutch practice, GAAGA. Also revisit the great Kamppi Chapel designed by K2S Architects and the 150M Weekend House by Shinichi Ogawa & Associates.

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Best from last week, just in case you missed it. Alberto Kalach’s Atalaya House located in California, a house conceived as a series of terraces stepping down, is discovered step by step, revealing different atmospheres and different views into the distance, or to intimate gardens and patios. Don’t miss the amazing E+ Green Home by Unsangdong Architects or Ceip Martinet, a school in Barcelona designed by Mestura Arquitectes. Check out O-14, a 22-story tall commercial tower in Dubai by Reiser + Umemoto. Finally, watch the interesting AD interview with Renzo Piano (Part I-Part II-Part III).

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If for some reason you missed ArchDaily’s featured projects last week , don’t worry, we’ve brought together the best of the week here. You can’t miss Zaha Hadid’s Pierres Vives or Kid’s University in Gandía by Paredes Pedrosa. Check out the Movement Cafe design by Morag Myerscough and L’Atoll Angers by Antonio Virga Architecte + AAVP Architecture. Finally, revisit the amazing National September 11 Memorial by Handel Architects with Peter Walker.

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Five great projects from last week that you may have missed! Check out the Treehouse Riga in Portugal, or the great Studio House Sabinos by mexican architect Juan Carlos Loyo. Don’t miss OAB’s, Azahar Headquarters. The House D was designed by HHF Architects in Switzerland. Finally, continue with our exclusive coverage in 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, Common Ground.

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It’s been an exciting week at ArchDaily that you couldn’t miss. But just in case you did, here’s our best of the week: A great project designed by  HHF architects + Ai Weiwei, the Guesthouse located in Ancram, New York. Revisit, Holy Redeemer Church a remembrance of brutalist architecture. Also, check out House KE12 by SoHo Architektur or the interesting extension of Städel Museum by Schneider + Schumacher. But definitely the most exciting news of the week was the opening of the 13th Venice Architecture Biennale, so do not miss our exclusive coverage.

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Haven’t checked ArchDaily in a while? Here’s the best from last week: Main image is from Gramazio & Kohler’s Private House in Switzerland. An amazing  refurbishment comes from England, is The Granery by Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects. You can’t miss two great houses we featured this week, K House designed by D.I.G Architects and Casa O by Chilean architects 01Arq. Finally, visit The Waterhouse at South Bund designed by Neri & Hu.

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Five great projects you may have missed from last week. The main image is from Google’s New Super HQ in London by PENSON. Don’t forget to check Feldbalz House by Gus Wüstemann or The FLOAT House, Morphosis’s proposal for Make It Right foundation. Revisit Can Manuel d’en Corda by Marià Castelló and Daniel Redolat. Finally, you can’t miss ArcelorMittal Orbit designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond.

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Best from last week, just in case you missed it. The main image belong to London 2012 Basketball Arena by Wilkinson Eyre Architects we stay in London for Coca Cola Beatbox Pavilion an experimental fusion
 of architecture, sport, music and technology designed by Asif Khan and Pernilla Ohrstedt, both projects can be seen in our special of  London 2012 Olympics. Don’t miss the great LiYuan Library in Beijing or Life in spiral house in Tokyo. Finally, revisit Fire Station Dordrecht designed by René van Zuuk Architekten.

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Haven’t checked ArchDaily in a while? Here’s the best from last week: Another amazing building comes from Italy,  The Enzo Ferrari Museum, courtesy of Future Systems + Shiro Studio. Check out, Fuencarral-El Pardo Police Station by spanish firm Voluar Arquitectura. You can’t miss this incredible landscape project in Singapore from Grant Associates, or The Pierre, designed by Olson Kundig Architects. Finally, revisit Hanaha, an excellent example of japanese architecture by mA-style architects.

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Five great projects from last week that you may have missed! Check out the Convent de Sant Francesc in Spain, or the great House in Ovar by Paula Santos. Don’t miss gmp Architekten’s, Hanoi Museum. The Hotel Topazz was designed by BWM Architects in Austria. Finally, revisit one of our AD Classics: Makedonium, designed by Jordan Grabulovski and Iskra Grabulovski in Macedonia.

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If for some reason you missed ArchDaily’s featured projects last week , don’t worry, we’ve brought together the best of the week here. In the main image is Elqui Domos Astronomical Hotel by chilean architect Rodrigo Duque Motta. Are you looking for house designs? You must check out this three great houses, Maison Escalier by Moussafir Architectes Associés, House in Rokko designed by Tato Architects and Maison L, one of  the 2012 RIBA Award Winners by Christian Pottgiesser Architectures Possibles. Finally,  you can’t miss Grand Theater Qingdao by german firm gmp architekten.

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Five great projects you may have missed from this week. The main image is from CGM House by Ricardo Torrejón. Don’t forget to check the great Community Center in Abfaltersbach, or one of the latest completed work of UNStudio, The Centre for Virtual Engineering in Stuttgart. Meet Wendy, HWKN’s temporary summer installation for the 2012 MoMA Young Architects Program. Last but not least, revisit Ant-house designed by japanese firm mA-style architects.

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Just in case you missed any, here’s our selection of best projects of the week. Check out the dwellings Eco Modern Flats by Modus Studio. London 2012 Olympics is right around the corner, so don’t miss The Olympic Shooting Venue by Magma Architecture. Also you can see the 71 council and private flats in Sète by CFA or House in the Mountains designed by Italian firm GEZA. Finally,Teruel-zilla, a new urban topography for Teruel, Spain by Mi5 Arquitectos and PKMN[pacman].

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If for some reason you missed ArchDaily’s featured projects last week , don’t worry, we’ve brought together the best of the week here. You can’t miss Kengo Kuma’s Green Cast, a mix-use building with a unique green façade or the Timmelsjoch Experience, a museum that pays tribute to the pioneers of the High Alpine Road. Are you looking for house designs? You must check out House in Tarussa by Bureau Alexander Brodsky and House G-S, an interesting refurbishment in Belgium by GRAUX & BAEYENS architecten. Finally last week, as part of our AD Classics, we featured the 1920’s Russian avant-garde with Melnikov House by architect Konstantin Melnikov.

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Would you like to work in this office building? Maybe you prefer this one, designed by DDL architectes + Lorient – Agence Bohuon Bertic Architectes? You can also live in J. Mayer H. latest residential building in Berlin or this fabulous house in Eelde, The Netherlands. And of course, if you want to leave your house for a while and don’t go to work, you can also visit the Lamego Multi Purpose Pavilion in Portugal.

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We were thinking what would be the best way to finish the week. And we decided it’s probably looking back at the best projects we featured during the week. Starting today, our Best of the Week will go on Sundays. Did you see our coverage on Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei’s Serpetine Gallery Pavilion? Don’t miss The Barnes Foundation, designed by Tod Williams + Billie Tsien. We also had the opportunity of attending the 2012 Pritzker Prize ceremony, check out our coverage here. Rafael de La-Hoz designed the Rey Juan Carlos Hospital in Madrid. Finally, what do you think of the Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre?