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House F / Tom Munz Architekt

September 22, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

Starting point. The building site is in Romanshorn, a town on the shores of Lake Constance with an important railway branch junction. The main body of the settlement is a densely built-up area, with three main arms. The railway station is at the centre. Further inland, workers’ housing districts were built according to plans. The historic castle and church district lies in a slightly elevated position on the banks of the lake and shapes the city’s skyline.

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Sports Complex in Sant Francesc Xavier / MCEA (Manuel Costoya Estudio de Arquitectura)

September 22, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

The intervention carried out is located on a plot included within the delimitation of the site of cultural interest of the historical complex of Sant Francesc Xavier and in the surroundings of the Sa Tanca Vella chapel, the oldest on the island and declared an asset of cultural interest in the monument category in 1993. Although the intervention carried out is limited to the implementation of different sports uses, the initially developed arrangement covered a larger area, with the introduction of cultural uses such as the open-air auditorium, the arrangement of the surroundings near the Sa Tanca Vella chapel, and the reorganization of the existing urban gardens on the plot.

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MOTTAGI 99 Building / AGIT STUDIO

September 22, 2021 Hana Abdel 0

Located in a residential area in downtown Seoul with physical regulations that create fundamental environmental constraints, project ‘MOTTAGI 99’ (The word ‘mottagi’ means cutting off a corner: chamfering) blurs the many rigid boundaries of the surrounding area. It leaves a new gap in the standardized urban landscape. This project started with a question about the typology of urban housing, which has become the result of a combination of urban regulation and individual profit desires against it. ‘MOTTAGI 99’ is a five-story multi-family housing for five families and with retail on the first floor.

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Shimotsuma Junior High School / MIKAMI Architects

September 21, 2021 Collin Chen 0

Conventional words like “heart of the region” suit this school well. As a school at the heart of the Shimotsuma municipal area, it is also the alma mater of many people who make up the core of locals in the city. Shimotsuma City is also characterized by the nearby Lake Sanuma and beyond that, the two peaks of Shihō Tsukuba (Mount Tsukuba) can be seen.

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House in Sakai / FujiwaraMuro Architects

September 21, 2021 chlsey 0

The site for this project is located near a major intersection where passing trucks and other traffic create major noise and shaking. The clients, a married couple with two children, nevertheless wanted to build a home in this location, in part because they had inherited the lot from relatives.

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Ten installations to see at the Chicago Architecture Biennial

September 21, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Chicago Architecture Biennial installations

The Chicago Architecture Biennial has returned to Chicago for its fourth edition with installations by Atelier Bow-Wow and Manuel Herz Architects. Here are 10 must-see projects. Curated by designer David Brown, the biennial contains contributions from over 80 participants hailing from more than 18 countries. These include numerous site-specific installations, many of which have been built

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences / John McAslan + Partners

September 21, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences in Doha, designed by John McAslan + Partners, with interior design by David Collins Studio and Jouin Manku is the first hotel to open in Msheireb Downtown Doha. The hotel addresses Al Baraha Square – the largest covered open-air square in the Middle East and accommodates 123 guest rooms, 35 suites, and 91 apartment residences.