Flashback: Caltrans District 7 Headquarters / Morphosis

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Architects: MorphosisThom Mayne
Location: 100 South Main St., , California, United States
Project Team: Team
Client: State of California, Department of General Services
Construction Years:  2002-2004
Building Area: 1,200,000 gross sq ft
Photographs: Liao Yusheng, Roland Halbe

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Flashback: Towerhouse / Marlon Blackwell Architect

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Architect: Marlon Blackwell Architect
Project Location: 2570 Old Missouri Road, Arkansas,
Project Year: 2000
Photographs: Timothy Hursley, Richard Johnson

  

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Flashback: Basilea Station / Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos and Giraudi-Wettstein

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Architects: Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos  in collaboration with Giraudi-Wettstein
Location: train station, Centralbahnstrasse 10, 4051 ,
Completion date: 2003
Collaborators: J. C. Mulero, M. Velasco, L. Gutiérrez. Cruz y Ortiz arquitectos M. Delmenico, T. Radczuweit, P. Vitali. Giraudi-Wettstein, Itten + Brechbühl AG., Technical Surveyors, Passera & Pedretti, Structural Consultant, Rinaldo Passera, Erich Borer, Tadeusz Tzsesiac, Suiselectra Ingenierunternehmungn AG, Services Consultant
Built area: Footbridge: 9.000 sqm
Parking: 14.700 sqm
Client: Passarelle Bahnhof Basel SBB
Photographs: Courtesy of Cruz y Ortiz Arquitectos

   
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Flashback: Prathama Blood Centre / Matharoo Associates

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Architects: Matharoo Associates
Location: Ahmedabad, , India
Principal in charge: Gurjit Singh Matharoo
Project team: Gurjit Singh Matharoo- principal architect, Mrs. Komal Mehta-Architect, Mr. Sanjeev Joseph-Trainee, Manoj parmar-Autocad operator
Client: Advanced Transfusion Medicine Research Foundation in joint venture with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation
Construction Year: 2000
Building Area: Approx.3000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Matharoo Associates

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Flashback: Hearst Tower / Foster and Partners

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Architect: Foster and Partners
Location: Midtown Manhattan, City, ,
Project Design: Norman Foster
Structural Engineer: WSP Cantour Seinuk
Construction: Turner Construction
Project Area: 46 stories; 860,000 sq ft 
Project Year: 2003-2006
Photographs: Chuck Choi

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Flashback: Posbank Pavilion / de architectegroep, rijnboutt ruijssenaars hendriks van gamerenmastenbroek bv

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Architect: de architectegroep, rijnboutt ruijssenaars hendriks van gamerenmastenbroek bv
Location: National Park Veluwe Zoom, Rheden,
Project Design: Bjarne Mastenbroek [now SeARCH]
Assistants: Geert Vennix, Alexandra Bonazzi, Willmar Groenendijk, Mark Sloof, Pien Linssen, Michael Davis
Client: Vereniging Natuurmonumenten ’s-Gravezand
Contractor: BAM utiliteitsbouw, Arnhem
Project Area: 640 sqm
Photographs: Christian Richters

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Flashback: AZL Pension Fund Headquarters / Wiel Arets Architects

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Architect: Wiel Arets Architects
Location: ,
Project Year: 1995
Photographs: Wiel Arets Architects, Jan Bitter

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Flashback: Sarphatistraat Offices / Steven Holl Architects

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Architects: Steven Holl Architects
Location: , The Netherlands
Local architect: Rappange & Partners
Project year: 1996 – 2000
Photographs: Paul Warchol


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Flashback: Casa Equis / Barclay & Crousse Architecture

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Architects: Barclay & Crousse Architecture
Location: “La Escondida” Beach, province of Cañete,
Project authors: Sandra Barclay and Jean Pierre Crousse (Paris – France)
Site Architect: Edward Barclay
Engineer: Llanos & Flores S.A
Contractor: Constructora E. Barclay
Project Area: 174 sqm
Project Year: 2003
Photographs: Courtesy of Barclay & Crousse Architecture

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Flashback: B 018 / Bernard Khoury Architects

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B 018 is a music club designed by Bernard Khoury Architects, a place of nocturnal survival. In the early months of 1998, the B 018 moved to the “Quarantaine”, on a site that was better known for its macabre aura. The “Quarantaine” is located at the proximity of the port of . During the French protectorate, it was a place of quarantine for arriving crews. In the recent war it became the abode of Palestinian, Kurdish and South Lebanese refugees (20,000 in 1975). In January 1976, local militia men launched a radical attack that completely wiped out the area. The slums were demolished along with the kilometer long bordering wall that isolated the zone from the city. Over twenty years later, the scars of war are still perceptible through the disparity between the scarce urban fabric of the area and the densely populated neighborhoods located across the highway that borders the zone.

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Exhibit: Unbuilt Washington


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“Imagine that you are traveling into Washington, D.C., from northern Virginia. As you approach the Potomac River, you see the tall, craggy, medieval-looking towers of the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial Bridge looming in the foreground, largely blocking the view of the National Mall beyond. As you reach the end of the bridge, now you can clearly see the enormous pyramid that was built to honor Abraham Lincoln. Going around to the side of the pyramid, you note the odd, pagoda-like structure dedicated to George Washington—a design that was executed after the original obelisk had stood unfinished for decades. Surrounding these monuments are informal paths that meander through dense woods, which help to filter the noise from the two elevated highways running along either side of the Mall. Barely visible in the distance is the Capitol, a dignified but modest structure that looks rather like a classroom building at a liberal arts college, topped by a tiny cupola.”

The presents Unbuilt Washington – an exhibit that reveals what Washington could have been if a number of extravagant architectural proposals where constructed. The exhibit explores the motives and trends of the forgotten architecture, while investigating why the designs where never realized. Imagine what the impact would be if they existed today.

The exhibit began November 19th and will remain open until May 28th, 2012.

Reference: National Building Museum

Flashback: Torreblanca Park / Carme Pinos

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Architects: Carme Pinos
Location: Alicante,
Project Year: 2002
Photographs: Courtesy of

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Flashback: Mar Mediterrâneo & Mar Vermelho Office Buildings / IDF – Ideias do Futuro

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Architects: IDF – Ideias do Futuro
Location: ,
Partners: Rolinet et Associés
Project Team: Arch. Gabriel Santos, Arch. Mário Salgado Freire, Arch. Ricardo Lopes, Arch. Tiago Corregedor da Fonseca, Arch. Virgínia Gomes
Engineering: Termifrio – Projectos e Planeamento Industrial Lda; Quanti; A2P, Consult Estudos e Projectos, Lda.
Project Year: 2002
Project Area: 17,000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of IDF – Ideias do Futuro

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Flashback: Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum / Safdie Architects

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Architect: Safdie Architects
Location: , Jerusalem, Israel
Client: Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Authority
Total Cost: $90 million
Project Area: 190,521 sqf
Project Year: 2005
Photographs: Timothy Hursley

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Flashback: Arts Centre – Casa Das Mudas / Paulo David

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Location: Vale dos Amores, Calheta, Madeira, Portugal
Project Year: 2004
Photographs: FG + SG Fernando Guerra

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Flashback: Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA) / Wood/Marsh

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Architects: Wood/Marsh PTY LTD Architecture
Location: ,
Project Year: 2002
Photographs: Gollings Photography, Derek Swalwell, Peter Bennetts

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Flashback: Sony Center Berlin / Murphy/Jahn

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Flashback: One of Archdaily’s goals is to bring you up to date information about projects that are being designed and constructed around the world. We’ve created a new category to cover inspiring projects that were constructed between the 1990′s and the early 2000′s.

Architect: Murphy Jahn
Location: ,
Project Team: Helmut Jahn, Sam Scaccia, Philip Castillo, Dieter Zabel, Susan Pratt, Scott Pratt, Peter Hayes, Yorgo Lykourgiotis, Tony Pelipada, Andre Piraro, Carl D’Silva, Steffen Duemler, Andreas Hell, Oliver Henninger, Matthias Lassen, Sabine Robel, Bärbel Rudloff, Steven Nilles, Vincent Marani
Landscape Architect: Peter Walker & Partners
Text: Murphy Jahn
Project Area: 1,670,000 sqf
Project Year: 2000
Photographs: Rainer Viertlbock

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Flashback: Academy of Art & Architecture / Wiel Arets Architects

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Flashback: One of Archdaily’s goals is to bring you up to date information about projects that are being designed and constructed around the world. We’ve created a new category to cover inspiring projects that were constructed between the 1990′s and the early 2000′s.

Architects: Wiel Arets Architects
Location: , The Netherlands
Project Year: 1993
Photographs: Jan Bitter

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