Warming Huts v.2013 Proposal / Lateral Office

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Toronto-based practice Lateral Office has shared with us their proposal for the Warming Huts v.2013 competition, entitled “Drift-Pass”. Inspired by the act of manipulating a snow fence, the plywood pavilion offers ice skaters shelter alongside the longest naturally frozen trail in the world in , . Continue reading for the architects’ description.

Volta Centre, Basel / Buchner Bründler Architekten

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Architects: Buchner Bründler Architekten
Location: Basel,
Project Leader: Nicole Johann, David Merz, Lukas Baumann
Client: Implenia Generalunternehmung AG, The Real Project AG
Landscape architect: Dipol Landschaftsarchitekten
Photography: Paul Clemence, Ruedi Walti

Chamartín Real State Offices / Burgos & Garrido arquitectos

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Architects: Burgos & Garrido arquitectos
Location: ,
Architects In Charge: Alberto Pieltain, Justo Fernández-Trapa
Collaborators: Saúl García, Ángeles García, Agustín Martín, Almudena Carro, Beatriz Amán, Pilar Recio, Alberto López, Héctor Pérez
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Ángel Baltanás

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Villa Bonanova / CMV Architects

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Architects: CMV Architects
Location: de Mallorca, España
Project Area: 464.5
Site Area: 2003.0 sqm
Photographs: Jaime Sicilia

Courtesy of Matteo Cainer Architects
Courtesy of Matteo Cainer Architects

National Museum of Afghanistan Competition Entry / Matteo Cainer Architects

The construction of the National Museum of Afghanistan aims to celebrate the richness of the country’s cultural heritage and the spirit of its people. The “Timeless Cube” design proposal by Matteo Cainer Architects… awakens the nation’s cultural heritage through powerful

Chamisa Village Phase II / Steinberg Architects

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Architects: Steinberg Architects
Location: Las Cruces, New , USA
Area: 127,000 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Tim Griffith

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Courtesy of Group8

Olympic Golf Camp Headquarters Competition Entry / Group8

To enhance its belonging to the green world the new Olympic Golf Camp Headquarters aims to become a landscape icon merging with the nature of the site. Designed by Group8…, the buildings are made by cutting the ground at

U-House / Hsuyuan Kuo Architects & Associates

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Architects: Hsuyuan Kuo Architects & Associates
Location: ,
Project Team: Hsuyuan Kuo, Effie Huang, ChengHsuan Hung, HungChih Wei, LiuYin Lin
Year: 2012
Area: 355 sqm
Photographs: Lee & Zheng

Courtesy of Gillot + Givry Architectes
Courtesy of Gillot + Givry Architectes

Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry / Gillot + Givry Architectes

The driving force in the proposal for the Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition was how new technologies can apply to libraries. Gillot + Givry Architectes…, therefore, created a library that would mainly use virtual components. As thinking about South

Woodend Residence / Intermode

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Architects: Intermode
Location: , Victoria, Australia
Project Collaborators: Carr Design Group VCON
Year: 2011
Area: 523 sqm
Photographs: Derek Swalwell

A Sauna / BUREAU A

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Architects: BUREAU A
Location: , Switzerland
Artist: Jérémie Gindre
Built By: L-Sud association
Year: 2012
Photographs: Dylan Perrenoud

Busan Opera House Second Prize Winning Proposal / designcamp moonpark dmp

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The second prize winning proposal for the Opera House, designed by designcamp moonpark dmp, aims at resolving the issue of a lack of much needed public space where people can stroll and enjoy the waterfront activity. The Opera House is an opportunity to give this luxury of space, this water’s edge back to the citizens. Inspired by opera itself and its dramatic scenographies, the facility is designed to create dramatic vignettes of the harbor, the city and the mountains. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Courtesy of WRNS Studio
Courtesy of WRNS Studio

UCSF Mission Bay Block 25A Academic Building Competition Winner / WRNS Studio + Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.

WRNS Studio and Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.…, recently won a design/build competition for a new faculty office building at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay campus, which takes cues from the workplaces of high-tech companies. When completed, the 7-story academic

Foote Farm House / McLeod Kredell Architects

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Architects: McLeod Kredell Architects
Location: , Vermont, United States
Engineer: Engineering Ventures, PC – Burlington
Builder: Northern Timbers Construction
Area: 1,500 sq ft
Year: 2012
Photographs: Susan Teare

Saint Denis Housing / Ateliers O-S architectes

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Architects: Ateliers O-S architectes
Location: ,
Project Team: Vincent Baur, Guillaume Colboc, Gaël Le Nouëne, Aurelie Louesdon
Area: 2,480 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Cecile Septet

TEDx: Brilliant designs to fit more people in every city / Kent Larson

With industrialization came unchecked suburbia and car-centric lifestyles. But now, in the rapidly approaching age of the super city, our current standards of living will not suffice. According to MIT Research Scientist Kent Larson, 21st century will account for 90% of global population growth, 80% of all global CO2, and 75% of all global energy use.

Understanding that the global population faces serious issues of overcrowding, affordability and overall quality of life, Larson presents new technologies that intend to make future cities function like the small village of the past. Folding cars and quick-change apartments with robotic walls are just a some of the fascinating innovations he and his colleagues are currently developing.

Pool House / Joaquín Alvado Bañón

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Architects: Joaquín Alvado Bañón
Location: , Alicante,
Structural Engineer: Miguel Angel Crespo
Collaboration: Vicente Castillo and Miguel Rodenas
Year: 2012
Photographs: David Frutos

Workshop / Covachita Taller de Arquitectura

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Architects: Covachita
Location: , Nuevo León, México
Architect In Charge: Fernando Aguilar, Roberto Nuñez, Ana Cantú, Diana Treviño
Area: 50 sqm
Project Year: 2012
Photography: 18·26 Agencia de Fotografía