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CyD House / V.Oid

  • Architects: V.Oid
  • Location: Lima, Peru
  • Architects: Felipe Ferrer, Alonso Toledo
  • Area: 450.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Juan Solano

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Ecole Maternelle La Venelle / Gaetan Le Penhuel Architectes

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'Wind Fountain' Competition Entry / Gembong Reksa Kawula

As an entry for the Land Art Generator Initiative Competition 2012 – Freshkill Park New York, ‘Wind Fountain’ is based on an adaptation of the piezoelectric effect – a well known property of certain materials to produce electrical power when they undergo strain and stress. Designed by Gembong Reksa Kawula, the project is shaped as an artificial tree, with each unit consist of 450 flexible thread 30 meters high made of carbon fiber reinforced resin pole that will sway in the wind. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Bartlett's Peter Cook Special Prize 2012 Goes to Maj Plemenitas

Last September 25th, at Bartlett School of Architecture, the Graduate Program Exhibition was inaugurated. The same day, Peter Cook gave by himself the “Multicoloured Ear”, (the physical icon coming from the fact that exhibition was taking place at the former Ear Hospital building) for the Special Peter Cook Prize of this year, to the postgraduate student Maj Plemenitas with his research project 10⁻⁹ ]LINK[ 10⁹.

Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry / MenoMenoPiu Architects

MenoMenoPiu Architects have shared their submission for the Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition in Daegu, Korea.  This project focuses on creating a community with Daegu’s Metropolitan Center with consideration for urban flows and social trends.  Join us after the break for more.

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Herzog & de Meuron's 56 Leonard Street Restarts After a 4 Year Delay

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© Herzog & de Meuron

ArchDaily’s previous coverage of Herzog & de Meuron‘s 56 Leonard Street was around the time when construction was just about to begin.  Now four years later, construction seems about ready to restart, according to bdOnline. Join us after the break for more details.

RIBA's 2012 Stephen Lawrence Prize awarded to King's Grove

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© Edmund Sumner

King’s Grove, an elegant new house squeezed behind two Victorian terraces in Peckham, has been awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Stephen Lawrence Prize 2012 – an architecture award that recognizes “fresh talent and smaller construction budgets”. The project, designed by London-based practice Duggan Morris Architects, was selected over four other contenders and was awarded last week, along with the 2012 Stirling Prize-winner, in Manchester. As you may remember, Duggan Morris Architects won last year’s RIBA Manser Medal. Speaking about King’s Grove, the judges said:

'Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects' Exhibition

Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects, is the first solo exhibition dedicated to the work of Studio Gang, which will be on view at the Art Institute of Chicago until February 24, 2013. The show immerses visitors in the energy of the studio’s creative process and the stream of ideas that connects its growing body of work. More images and information on the exhibition after the break.

'e(CO)stratègia' Competition Entry / Sau Taller d'Arquitectura

The first prize winning ‘e(CO)stratègia’ proposal for the ‘Les 16 portes de Collserola, porta 13′ Competition weaves biological and urban flows in order to improve society and ecosystem together as a whole. Designed by Sau Taller d’Arquitectura, their concept aims to define the edge between the city and the mountains as a surface, a space occupied by domesticated fields, a place between nature and city where you can find community vegetable gardens, and open air green spaces. Therefore, this domesticates nature between the concrete sense of the city and the wildness aspect of the natural park. For images and architects’ description after the break.

The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. recently launched The Vectorworks Young Architects Student Scholarship, which will provide a $2,500 award to an outstanding student who is pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree in architecture in the U.S. This new scholarship will be paid directly to the recipient’s educational institution, and can be used to pay for tuition and fees. Their goal is to engage and encourage more students to pursue architecture and apply their skills to push this field into new and exciting directions. The application deadline is November 30 and the winner will be revealed on Friday, December 14. For more information, please visit here.

Pump House / Heinrich Böll Architekt

  • Architects: Heinrich Böll Architekt
  • Location: Bochum, Germany
  • Structural Engineer: Lederhose, Wittler & Partner
  • Mechanical Engineer: PSF
  • Client: NRW
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Thomas Mayer, Courtesy of Heinrich Böll Architect

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Kilmore House / Intermode Pty. Ltd

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Siu Sai Wan Complex / Ronald Lu and Partners

  • Architects: Ronald Lu and Partners
  • Location: Chai Wan, Hong Kong
  • Site Area: 4,400 sqm
  • Area: 25,930 sqm
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Ronald Lu and Partners

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Chilcare Facilities in Boulay / Paul Le Quernec

  • Architects: Paul Le Quernec
  • Location: Ferme des Bougeois, 51330 Charmont, France
  • Assistant Architects: Damla Oktay, Michel Grasso, Benjamin Ringeisen, Guillaume Jenny
  • Client: Communauté de Communes du Pays Boulageois
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Paul Le Quernec

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Zukovka-21 / Asadov Architectural Studio

  • Architects: Asadov Architectural Studio
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Architect In Charge: A.Asadov, AAAsadov, O.Grigoreva
  • Consultant: S.Kulish
  • Engineer: G.Karklo
  • Interiors: Laboratory of Virtual Architecture - D.Kulish, A.Karpova
  • Area: 5980.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Andrey Asadov, Courtesy of Asadov Architectural Studio

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Energetic City 2050 Competition Winning Proposal / Team innergy

Team innergy, composed of Frank Marcus, Pieter Wackers, Gerben Pennings, Gertjan Rohaan, Chris Van Der Zwet, recently won the first prize in the Energetic City 2050, competition about the sustainable future of the city of Arnhem, Netherlands. The jury felt that the vision of Innergy was “hopeful, with a strong belief in humanity & technology”, “focusing on individuals, for the city of the future will be the people themselves” and that “housing subscriptions and building material plazas will turn the city into a fluid place full of creativity “. More images and architects’ description after the break.

6th 1448 Houghton ZM / SAOTA

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