Central Mosque of Pristina Competition Entry / Taller 301 + Land+Civilization Compositions

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Designed by Taller 301 and Land+Civilization Compositions, their main idea for the Central Mosque of Pristina is to re-interpret the elements that constitute the Mosque, without pushing the limits of the already established principles of Islamic Architecture. Located in , a country rich in tradition and has confronted tough issues in recent years, the project intends to look back, and to see the way forward. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Daegu Gosan Public Library Competition Entry / Land+Civilization Compositions and Impressively Simple

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Designed by Land+Civilization Compositions and Impressively Simple, their proposal for the Gosan Public Library, titled ‘Open Source’, is consciously not a singular gesture, but more as a series of interpretable spaces. Previously libraries were seen as places to gain access to books, but this library provides places for the dissemination and sharing of knowledge. More images and architects’ description after the break.