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CCTV/OMA Partners-in-charge: Rem Koolhaas and Ole Scheeren, designers, David Gianotten, photographed by Iwan Baan

Here’s five great posts you may have missed from last week! It’s construction started in 2004, but it’s completion was officially announced last week. It’s OMA’s CCTV Headquarters in China. The Thematic Pavilion EXPO 2012 opened earlier this month and soma shared with us their pavilion: One Ocean. You can’t miss the Golden Workshop in Germany, or this beautiful gas station in Slovakia. Finally, we have the latest from J. Mayer H. in Georgia.

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Five great projects from last week that you may have missed! Check out the Renovation of the Baeza Town Hall in Spain, or the Huludao Beach Exhibit Center in China. Don’t miss Dominique Perrault’s latest, a footbridge completed in 2010 in Madrid. The Chapel of Rest in Graz was designed by HOFRICHTER-RITTER Architects in Austria. Finally, the beautiful House in Tanglewood, designed by Schwartz/Silver Architects in Massachussetts.

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Best from last week, just in case you missed it. Sou Fujimoto’s House NA was designed for a young couple in Tokyo, and it’s designed is associated with the concept of living in a tree. A little bit bigger, here’s Vaillo & Irigaray & Galar CIB’s building in Spain. We stay in Spain for Guallart Architects’ University Housing. Dominique Perrault also shared with us his housing and office building in The Netherlands. Finally, a beautiful house in Switzerland designed by Lussi + Halter.

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Saunders Architecture surprises us with another great studio in Fogo Island, Canada. What about the facade in this lecture hall located in Munich? And yet another beautiful project from Dominique Perrault: the Hotel ME in Barcelona, Spain. And if you like big scale projects, check out The Ronda Building by Estudio Lamela, a mixed-use refurbishment of the buildings used during the 2008 Expo Zaragoza. Last, the Kantana Institute, a great undergraduate school in Thailand.

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It was a great week for ArchDaily, featuring amazing projects from every corner of the world. Main image is from Dominique Perrault’s Ewha Womans University in the Republic of Korea. What about J. Mayer’s Police Station in Georgia? Join the discussion in our comments! TEN Arquitectos shared with us the MUSEVI, a museum in Tabasco, Mexico. Which movie would you choose to see at the Archipelago Cinema? Cast Away? The Beach? Last, don’t miss the Eco-Sustainable House designed by Djuric Tardio Architectes in Paris.

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Did you really missed the amazing projects we featured last week? No problem… here’s the best. Main image belongs to The Hague Municipal Office, which opened last year. Would you want to work there? Don’t miss Inês Cortesão’s beautiful refurbishment house in Portugal. Talking about refurbishment projects, would you have guessed this Cultural Civic Center was a former prison? Check out the Court of Justice of the European Communities, designed by Dominique Perrault in Luxembourg. Do you like our Classics? What about Cordoba House, designed by Emilio Ambasz in 1975.

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Haven’t checked ArchDaily in a while? Here’s the best from last week: Main image es from Kengo Kuma’s Xinjin Zhi Museum in China. Another amazing museum comes from The Netherlands, courtesy of Mecanoo, check it out! You can’t miss this fabulous institutional project in Sweden from Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture, or this mixed use project from 3XN. Last, a cool bar in Vietnam, designed by Vo Trong Nghia. Enjoy!

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It’s time for the best of last week. Like the new King’s Cross Station in London, designed by John McAslan + Partners. Or this amazing beach house in Lima, Perú. You can’t miss our interview with Marlon Blackwell, whose projects you can check right here. What do you think about Dierendonck Blancke Architecten’s House 12k in Belgium? Would you visit an exhibition and retail pavilion in a cave?

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Another week goes by, and we still haven’t finished our coverage of the latest Pritzer Prize: Wang Shu. We had some fantastic photos of Shu’s projects taken by Clement Guillaume. Don’t wait to check the Moscow School of Management and the School of Arts in Taiwan. Believe me, you will want to study there! Last, don’t miss the MPA Building in Porto and Piuarch’s latest: Bentini Headquarters. Enjoy!

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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 mixed use designed by Project Orange located in a Victorian industrial brick building. Don’t miss this beautiful church in Italy or the administrative headquarters for Group E in Switzerland. Or you may want to check the latest in our AD Classics: Alvar Aalto’s Muuratsalo Experimental House. But the most exciting news last week was of course our Building of the Year Awards Winners.

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We started last week with some exciting news. A complete coverage on Wang Shu, winner of the Pritzker Prize 2012. But we also featured some amazing projects. Like the Ordos Art & City Museum designed by MAD Architects in Inner Mongolia. Or Formwerkz Architects’ beautiful Black & White House. Don’t miss this project in Bucharest that manages to develop a small collective housing scheme under a minimal budget. Last, such a beautiful scenery deserves a great lookout point: Seljord Watch Tower by Rintala Eggertsson Architects.

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Five great projects you may have missed from last week. The main image is from RVDM’s Arriva Headquarters, a public transport company in Portugal. And don’t forget to check the great Nanshan Wedding Center, or one of our AD Classics of the week: The Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption designed by Pietro Belluschi and Pier-Luigi Nervi. Or Daniel Libeskind’s latest project from Singapore, a 2,000,000 sqm. residential project. Last but not least, Bedaux de Brouwer Architecten’s housing project in The Netherlands. Enjoy!

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If you haven’t visited us in a while, you may have missed Ministry of Design’s amazing show gallery in China. Maybe, you didn’t look closely enough at BLK2 Architekten latest mixed use project in Hamburg, Germany, or La Pallaresa, designed by Terradas Arquitectos and Eduardo Souto de Moura. Now you have a chance to look at the best from last week, including Arquitecnica’s housing project and Kengo Kuma’s incredible Bridge Museum.

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Probably the most important news last week, was the fact that we have only 8 days left for you to nominate your favorite projects for our Building of the Years Awards. Besides that, we featured amazing projects that you may have missed.

Our main image belongs to a beautiful office building in Sao Paulo designed by Isay Weinfeld. Don’t forget to check this great winery in Portugal, Yoritaka Hayashi Architects’ latest house in Tokyo, the recently announced winning proposal for the PS1 in New York and a Center for the Arts in Spain whose design began 10 years ago. Enjoy!

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Maybe last week some of you took some days off to prepare for the Super Bowl! So just in case you haven’t been around ArchDaily, here we have our selection of the best from last week. Main image belongs to Selgas Cano’s Auditorium in Cartagena. You may remember this guys from one of the coolest offices ever. Also from last week: a spectacular kindergarten in China, our latest In Progress in Mexico, or the latest from Foster + Partners in Vancouver. Last but not least… our AD Classics are back.

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Projects from China, UK, The Netherlands and Czech Republic, as well as our special inforgraphic on the Serpentine Gallery Pavillion’s 11 years. Check the best of last week after the break.

Administration Building of the North Shanghai Gas Company in Jiading / Atelier Deshaus
This is the administration building of the North Shanghai Gas Company in Jiading. The needs of the function of this building are generally simple. With surrounding the undeveloped constructional land, the site is small, and the only feature of the site is the river landscape close to the northern side. The final form of the building completely responds to the landscape in the northern side (read more…) (more…)

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Took some time off after New Year’s? Haven’t visited us since 2011? Don’t worry… here’s our brief selection of the best of last week. Check them all after the break.

COFCO Tianjin Showroom / L&A Design Group
On 2009 COFCO (China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation) Tianjin Group organized a competition for its Tianjin showroom. The brief called for facilities of a real estate sale house and a wine display club, offering a wine taste room for COFCO’s own brand -The Great Wall red wine (read more…) (more…)

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Two nice houses, two big scale projects and the latest update on Herzog and de Meuron’s Elbe Philarmonic Hall. Check them all after the break.

BU Landmark Complex / Architects 49
The Bangkok University Landmark Complex is initiated on the necessities that are to reorganize the frontal area of the campus and to create an outstanding approach for the campus’s entrance. In addition to the mentioned requirements, the School of Business Management also required some supplementary facilities, for example, classrooms, seminar rooms, lecturers’ office, lecture halls. Then, the new complex is emerged from the particular architectural form evoking the symbol of the university, a diamond (read more…) (more…)