1st Prize, YAC 2019 – Sport Citadel Competition

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Mappano, a small settlement close to the Italian city of Turin, has not yet developed its identity. As designers, we got our motivation to participate in the competition from the transformative effect of the sports complex idea that could make this campus a new center. It was our goal to create a new center of attraction in planning that would add sports, education, culture and recreation facilities to the region, which had spent many years as a swamp, and support the formation of new campuses.

Clinic 29

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Designed by Slash Architects, located in Istanbul Altunizade and providing dental services, the venue consists of 6 separate clinic islands.

Fei Architects designs apartment block that frames residents’ daily lives in Guangzhou

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The Borderless Community of Zi Ni Twelve Portals is a housing project in Guangzhou, China, designed by Fei Architects to show off its occupants.Located in Zi Ni Tang Park, the renovation project, which has been shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020, carved out wide windows and balconies with a variety of material finishes.

Adjaye Associates designs “labyrinth of abstraction” as martyrs’ memorial in Niger

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Architecture studio  Adjaye Associates has revealed its design for Le Mémorial des Martyrs, which is set to be built in Niamey, Niger. The foundation stone for the memorial, which is set to be built on the triangular Place du Petit Marché alongside Niamey city hall in the capital of Niger, was laid earlier this week.

Koichi Takada unveils plant-covered Urban Forest housing high rise for Brisbane

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Urban Forest is a 30-storey apartment building covered in thousand trees and plants that Koichi Takada Architects has designed for Brisbane, Australia.The mixed-use high rise building owned by developers Aria Property Group will include 392 homes, a two-level rooftop garden and a public park at ground level.

Tadao Ando creates circular public toilet surrounded by cherry trees in Tokyo

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Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has completed a circular toilet in a Tokyo park as his contribution to the Tokyo Toilet project.Built in Jingu-Dori Park, the toilet was created as part of a scheme run by non-profit Nippon Foundation to upgrade public facilities in the city's downtown Shibuya district.The initiative has already seen by toilets built by Ando's fellow Japanese Pritzker Prize-winners Fumihiko Maki and Shigeru Ban.
Apple unwraps spherical glass Apple Store in Singapore by Foster + Partners

Apple unwraps spherical glass Apple Store in Singapore by Foster + Partners

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Technology manufacturer Apple has revealed its spherical Apple Marina Bay Sands store in Singapore designed by architecture studio Foster + Partners, which it describes as its "most ambitious retail project".Built in Singapore's Marina Bay alongside the Moshe Safdie-designed Marina Bay Sands hotel, the Apple Store is completely surrounded by water.The transparent glass sphere designed by Foster + Partners has been revealed ahead of the store's opening tomorrow. Instagram users had previously posted images of the globe-shaped store wrapped in a grey covering.
Birch hotel by Red Deer takes over an 18th-century English mansion

Birch hotel by Red Deer takes over an 18th-century English mansion

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Architecture studio Red Deer carried out an understated overhaul of a centuries-old mansion near Hertfordshire, England to form the Birch hotel, which is designed to challenge the idea of luxury. Birch is set on a 55-acre estate in the English town of Cheshunt, occupying a heritage-listed brick mansion that dates back to 1763.
Architecture Foundation battles council to save Antepavilion structures from demolition

Architecture Foundation battles council to save Antepavilion structures from demolition

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Organisers of the annual Antepavilion commission in London are fighting to prevent "oppressive" Hackney Council from demolishing a series of subversive canalside pavilions. The local authority is demanding the removal of a series of architectural structures at Hoxton Docks on Regent's Canal in east London, built as part of the annual competition run by arts and architecture charity Antepavilion and organised by the Architecture Foundation.
Surman Weston creates modern mock-Tudor home in Surbiton

Surman Weston creates modern mock-Tudor home in Surbiton

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Surman Weston has built a house in Surbiton, south-west London, with a facade that riffs off the mock-Tudor facades of the surrounding suburban homes. Named Ditton Hill House, the home was designed to combine...

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A Cup Of Coffee With Dr. Ar. Javier Gomez Pioz

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Hola everyone! We welcome you to Arch Valor’s next series of Tete-a-Tete Talks and we have with us Dr. Javier Pioz, Founder of "PIOZ ARCHITECTS" (Bionic Architecture). In 2008 he won The Golden Global Avant Asia-Pacific Prize (Singapore), which is considered the Pritzker Prize of Architecture in Asia, for his work in architecture as well as his research into biological structures of nature and recently he has been awarded the "Award Of Architecture 2021” by prestigious The Gentleman Magazine.

MVRDV’s Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen opens, giving the public access to 151,000 artworks

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MODERN ARCHITECTURAL TRENDS

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It is the most progressive, innovative, original and advanced movement of the art and architecture world that developed in the first decade of the 20th century. The 1st futurist manifesto, published on February 20, 1909, expresses their aesthetic understanding as follows. “We will sing of danger, energy and simplicity, and we declare that the world is enriched with a new beauty.