Splice / Cadence

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Architects: Cadence
Location: Bangalore,
Project Team: Smaran Mallesh, Narendra Pirgal, Vikram Rajashekar, Rejin Karthik
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Claire Arni

The POD / Hijjas Kasturi Associates Sdn with Studio Nicoletti Associati

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Architect: Hijjas Kasturi Associates Sdn with Studio Nicoletti Associati
Location: Kuala Lumpur,
Contractor: Bina Jurati Sdn
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Mr. H Lin Ho Courtesy of PJCC

200 Eleventh Avenue / Selldorf Architects

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Architect: Selldorf Architects
Location: New York, New York,
Project Area: 61,000 gsf
Project Year: 2010
Photographer: David Sundberg | Esto

Facilities for Children and Youth Activities “La Camisera” / Cerrejon Arquitectos + Magén Arquitectos

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Architect: Cerrejon Arquitectos + Magén Arquitectos
Location: La Camisera, Oliver Neighborhood of ,
Lead Architect: Sebastián Cerrejón Hidalgo and Jaime Magén Pardo
Industrial Engineer: Rafael González Barrida
Technical Architect: Gabriel Faj y Juan José Escobar
Sponsor: Municipal Management of Urbanism Town Hall of Zaragoza
Construction: U. T. E. Obearagón Obenasa
Project Area: 25,225.26 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Roland Halbe

Steven Holl Architects’ Campbell Sports Center Breaks Ground at Columbia University

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Campbell Sports Center designed by Steven Holl Architects began construction over the weekend. Complimenting the existing Baker Athletics Complex, the Campbell Sports Center will create a necessary and inviting new gateway to ’s complex at its location on the corner of West 218th street and Broadway.  The five-story, 48,000 sqf facility will include an auditorium, strength training and conditioning rooms, offices for varsity sports, a hospitality suite, and student-athlete study rooms.  Led by Steven Holl and Chris McVoy, the Campbell sports Center is scheduled to open in fall 2012.

Steven Holl shared, “We are honored to collaborate with Dianne Murphy and Columbia Facilities in creating this new state of the art athletics facility. Its inviting architecture indicates the invigorating presence and future of intercollegiate athletics at Columbia University.”

MOPTT Building in La Serena / Teodoro Fernández Arquitectos

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Architects: Teodoro Fernández Arquitectos / Teodoro Fernández Larrañaga, Sebastián Hernández Silva, Milva Pesce Traverso
Location: Calle Cirujano Videla, ,
Client: Ministerio de Obras Públicas
Project Area: 10,000 sqm
Photographs: Rodrigo Opazo

The Park Designs the City Proposal / C+S Associati

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C+S Associati shared with us their first prize winning proposal in the competition for Area Parolini in , . The project was done in association with landscape architects Land Srl. Every project needs to cope with the characteristics and values which are deposited in the specific site: particularly each project needs to look at these values as potentialities to be brought into the contemporary. In this way the park they designed has a strategic value, both in environmental terms and in terms of potentiality: the park is, in fact, conceived as part of a larger system ‘the green ring’, originated by the historic void spaces of the three beautiful squares of Bassano city centre. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Farrar Pond Project – FlexFENCE / Mikyoung Kim Design

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Landscape Architect: Mikyoung Kim Design
Project Location: , , USA
Commissioning Entity: R. E. Davoli
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Courtesy of Mikyoung Kim Design

Villiot-Rapée Apartments / HAMONIC + MASSON

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Architects: Harmonic + Masson
Location: Paris,
Client: Paris Habitat OPH
Project manager: Marie-Agnès de Bailliencourt
Bet tce + economist: SIBAT
Green building adviser: Franck Boutté
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 5,120 sqm (GFA)
Photographs: Hamonic + Masson, Grazia, Delangle

Private Brewery / FORMA Architectural Studio

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FORMA Architectural Studio’s concept of the restaurant located 10 km south of Kiev is built on two contrast symbols where a hangar-shaped hall houses a private brewery, a kitchen and restaurant rooms while a flying-high space accommodating 23 hotel rooms gives visitors a feeling of home thanks to its cozy placement under a gable roof. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Dune House / JVA

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Architects: Jarmund / Vigsnæs AS Arkitekter MNAL / Einar Jarmund, Håkon Vigsnæs, Alessandra Kosberg, Anders Granli
Location: Thorpeness, Suffolk, England
Client: Living Architecture
Collaborating Architect: Mole Architects Ltd.
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 250 sqm
Photographs: Nils Petter Dale

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PFFF Inflatable Architecture Competition

CityVision, in collaboration with FARM, is proud to announce a new international competition called PFFF, an architecture competition dedicated to architects, designers, students and engineers focused on the design and realization of an inflatable mobile pavilion of 50sqm that can…

Weightless Pull / CO

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Weightless Pull designed by CO was part of Public Summer 2011 at Industry City. The installation temporarily transformed a once narrow and empty passageway into a lively vertical and depending on the wind horizontal sculptural environment.

Constructed of plastic wrap and nylon rope (there were over 600 different knots), CO’s design focused on geometry fields and linear systems, mechanics simple intuitive systems that are natural to the chosen materials and geometry, and materials that are repeatable, reusable, and economically sustainable.

Lisbon Design and Fashion Museum / Ricardo Carvalho + Joana Vilhena Arquitectos

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Architects: Ricardo Carvalho + Joana Vilhena Arquitectos
Location: ,
Project Team: Joana Vilhena, Ricardo Carvalho, José Maria Rhodes Sérgio, José Roque, Francisco Costa and Sebastião Taquenho
Client: Museu do Design e da Moda (Design and Fashion Museum) / Lisbon City Council
Structure: ARA / Fernando Rodrigues
Mechanical and Electrical: AFA Consult
Graphic Design: Atelier Pedro Falcão
Building Contractor: Canas Correia
Photographs: FG + SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

Sacramento International Airport / Corgan Associates with Fentress Architects

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Architects: Corgan Associates with Fentress Architects
Location: Sacramento, ,
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Jason A. Knowles © Fentress Architects

Sky Garden House / Keiji Ashizawa Design

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Architects: Keiji Ashizawa Design / Keiji Ashizawa, Mriko Irie
Location: , Japan
Structural Engineer: ÅFASA Akira Suzuki
Landscape Design: GLAC Corporation
Furniture Design: DRILL DESIGN / Keiji Ashizawa
Building Construction: Heisei Construction Co., Ltd.
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Daici Ano

2011 Detroit Canstruction® Design/Build Exhibit

Courtesy of Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern

From October 26-30, 2011, the community is invited to the Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) Great Hall to explore the 2011 Detroit Canstruction® Design/Build exhibit. Giant sculptures made completely of canned food will be on display highlighting the event’s theme – “You can’t spell food without the D.”

Thousands of vegetable, soup and other canned goods will be used to create unique works of art built by teams of local architects, designers, engineers, contractors and students. Detroit Canstructionâ will help raise awareness about hunger issues while nourishing families in need. All cans used in the exhibits will be donated to Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan (Gleaners). More information on the event after the break.

Restaurant 13 / Johan De Wachter Architects

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Architect: Johan De Wachter Architects
Location: Jinhua City, China
Client: Government of Jindong New District, Jinhua City
Organizer: Ai Weiwei, Herzog&DeMeuron
Principal Designer/s: Johan De Wachter
Design Team: Pei Liu
Collaboration: Fundc, ABT Velp
Site Area: 1500 sqm
Project Area: 600 sqm
Project Year: 2007
Photographs: Iwan Baan, Philip Fung, Johan De Wachter