Shanghai Terminal / Frank Repas Architecture

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Architect: Frank Repas Architecture
Location: , China
Structural Engineering: Weidlinger Associates, Inc. ()
Environmental Engineering: ARUP – Hong Kong
Glass Facades: RFR Paris, Stuttgart and Shanghai
Photographs: Antoine Duhamel

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Venice Biennale 2012: ‘Migrating Landscapes’ Winners Announced and will Represent Canada

‘Migrating Landscapes’

Winners of the National Exhibition of Migrating Landscapes have been announced! This nation-wide, open ideas competition is the main process for creating ’s official entry to the 2012 Venice Biennale in Architecture, entitled Migrating Landscapes. Themed around migration and cultural identity, entrants comprised of young Canadian architects and designers, ages 45 and under, where invited to reflect on their migration experiences and cultural memories, and design dwellings onto a new landscape that would be showcased through a series of seven regional exhibitions across the country. Together with the Winnipeg-based Migrating Landscapes Organizer (MLO), the jury has selected 18 winners out of 26 finalists to represent ‘Team Canada”. Continue after the break to review the winning competitors.

United States Federal Courthouse / H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture

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Architect: H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture
Location: , USA
Completion: August 2011
Size: 413,000 square feet
Cost: $121,000,000
Client: General Services Administration
Photographer: Chris Cooper

   

Sport Center ETH Honggerberg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten

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Architects: Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten
Location: Zurich,
Completion: 2010
Area: 10,374 sqm
Photographs: Bruno Klomfar

   

Troia Peninsula Housing / Quadrante Arquitectura

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Architecture: Quadrante Arquitectura – João Rainha Castro
Location: , Portugal
Promoter / Client: Metrodauq, Investimentos Imobiliários, SA
Construction Year: 2008–2010
Photographers: FG + SG  – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

Win Jørn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House from LEGO® Architecture

® Architecture Series: Opera House

We announced last month that the LEGO® Architecture series will now include Jørn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House, the 12th building in this popular series. Thanks to LEGO® Architecture, four of our readers will win a LEGO® Architecture Sydney Opera House.

We want to know what building should be the next in the LEGO® Architecture series and why. All you have to do is become a registered user at ArchDaily and leave us your answer in the comments below by Sunday, March 25th! (More images of LEGO® Architecture’s Sydney Opera House, designed by architectural artist Adam Reed Tucker, can be found here.)

Official rules:

Four winners will be chosen at random from entries received between Monday, March 19th and Sunday, March 25th 11:59 EST. You must leave a comment as a registered user at ArchDaily. Open to anyone in the world. One entry per person. ArchDaily will enforce verification and remove duplicated ones before choosing the winner.

Good luck!

Update: And the winners are…

Matthew Doll
Kerilyn Tacconi
Alex Lowe
Jesse Nguyen

School Of Nursing For St Angelas College / MOB

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Architects: MOB (MoloneyO’Beirne Architects)
Location: , Ireland
Area: 2,000 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of MOB

Fabergé Big Egg Hunt Features Designs by Leading Architects

Dichotomy / Zaha Hadid - Courtesy of The Big Egg Hunt Co

‘The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt’, launched on the 21st of February, has provided London, England with 209 giant and stunningly crafted Easter eggs, designed by artists, architects, jewelers and designers.  The four presented here were designed by architects Zaha Hadid, Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, Fourfoursixsix and interior design firm Candy & Candy.  The designs are unique, structural and conceptual.  Thirty-one among the 200 will be chosen for a live auction on March 20th.  The rest can be bid on on-line. The proceeds from the auction will go towards the £2million target for Action for Children, a charity for vulnerable and neglected children, young people and families, and Elephant Family, a charity for the endangered Asian elephant.  This Easter egg hunt invites the whole public to participate in finding these eggs throughout the city; the scale of this event is set to break Guinness World Records for the most participants in an Easter egg hunt.

Read on to see the designs after the break.

Spröjs Series / Visiondivision

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Just in time for the warm weather, Visiondivison has shared a great collection of summer houses with us.  Entitled the Spröjs Series, the residences stem from an organizing modular system present in their built project Spröjs House (previously featured on AD).  And, in this collection, in typical Visiondivision fashion, the firm has exploited the potential of the module and crafted residences ranging from a simple shed and cabin to a crazy castle.

Check out the range of residences after the break.

Psicomagia / Estudio Martin Gomez Arquitectos

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Architects: Estudio Martin Gomez Arquitectos
Location: Punta Piedras, ,
Associate Architects: Federico Rodriguez, Domingo Miranda, Florencia Rodriguez, Florencia Rippa
Area: 302 sqm
Year: 2009
Photographs: Ezequiel Escalante

  

Unlock the Power of Collaboration with Open BIM

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GRAPHISOFT® recently announced it has joined forces with buildingSMART® International, Tekla® and several leading software vendors to launch a global program in order to promote collaboration workflows throughout the AEC industry.

From their release: Open BIM is a universal approach to the collaborative design, realization and operation of buildings based on open standards and workflows. Open BIM is an initiative of buildingSMART and several leading software vendors using the open buildingSMART Data Model.

More info after the break.

Renovation and Heightening in Margaretenstrase 9 / Josef Weichenberger Architects

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Architect: Josef Weichenberger Architects
Location: ,
Area: 1250 sqm
Year: 2010 – 2012
Photographer: Erika Mayer

Telefonica Corporate University In Parc de Bell-llo /​ Batlle & Roig Architects

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Architects: Batlle & Roig Architects – Enric Batlle, Joan Roig
Location: La Roca del Vallès, Barcelona,
Collaborators: Albert Gil, architect, Carla Cadavid, Miriam Aranda, architects, Diana Calicó, technical architect, Static, Gerardo Rodríguez, engineer, structure, G3, Gestión de Proyecto, Master Enginyeria, installations, Elena Mostazo, agricultural engineer, Nina Masó, Interior design
Completion: 2009
Client: Parc de Belloch SL
Contractor: Proinosa
Area: 20,000 sqm (construction), 50,000 sqm (urbanization and landscaping)
Photographer: José Hevia

Museum of Contemporary Art / Adjaye Associates

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Architects: Adjaye Associates
Location: Denver,
Area: 24,963 sqm
Year: 2007
Photographs: Courtesy of Adjaye Assocates

Theater of Cachan Proposal / O-S Architects

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The winning proposal for the new Theater of , designed by O-S Architects, acts as a curtain that rises over the city with the aim to transform the neighborhood with an urban, cultural and social point of view. The overall image of the project is conceived as a technological and functional tool that confirms the dynamism of the city of Cachan, for the sake of architectural and landscape quality. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Gelukstraat / Dierendonck Blancke Architecten

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Architects: Dierendonck Blancke Architecten
Location: Gelukstraat, , Belgium
Design Team: Alexander Dierendonck, Isabelle Blancke, Pieter Mouton
Engineering: Arthur De Roover
Surface: 89 sqm
Cost: 137,667 Euro
Realisation: 2011
Photographer: Filip Dujardin

Lavance Shade Screen / Benjamin Hall & Michael Lavance

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The Lavance Shade Screen, a project designed and built by Benjamin Hall & Michael Lavance, was created out of appreciation for the desert climate and its harsh effects on specific materials. This inspiration and architectural concept led to this unique and regionally specific approach in providing much needed shade to a custom residential outdoor barbecue and bar near the downtown of , Arizona. More images and architects’ description after the break.

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Urban Intervention: Public Space Competition Proposal / PRAUD

The public space proposal for the Urban Intervention competition creates a new way of creating a dialog between the park and the city. Designed by PRAUD…, each solid and void creates its own topography, and thus the topography of