Revival Sunset Chapel / FATmaison

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Architects: FATmaison
Location: ,
Architect In Charge: FATmaison
Realization: SEA MONTAGGI
Area: 156 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of FATmaison

Conference Center Reconstruction Second Prize Winning Proposal / PPMS Arquitetos Associados

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Currently lacking an architectural identity capable of signaling the actual moment of the country, the second prize winning proposal for the reconstruction of the Conference Center provides a new image in , . The design by PPMS Arquitetos Associados involves the existing building with a circular translucent skin, made of ultra resistance concrete slabs, a material capable of thermally protecting the construction from the heat prevailing in the region. More images and architects’ description after the break.

WORKac to design new Assembly Hall in Central Africa

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WORK Architecture Company (WORKac) has won an international competition to design new Assembly Hall in – the capital city of Gabon – for the 2014 Summit of the African Union. The New York City firm impressed the jury with their proposal L’Assemblée Radieuse, which offers a self-shading, circular structure that maximizes active and passive design while incorporating the vibrant ecology of the Gabonese Republic.

The new landmark is scheduled to break ground in February 2013 and will be completed in June 2014. Continue reading for the architects’ description.