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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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Schemata Architects updates traditional Japanese bathhouse with tiles and Towada stone

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Schemata Architects has renovated a traditional sento, or public bathhouse, in Tokyo adding modern touches including a bar serving beer.

Named Koganeyu after the after the famous Koganeyu Onsen baths in Sapporo, the project involved refurbishing a public bathhouse that was originally built in 1985.

LOCKED DOWN ARCHITECTS

LOCKED DOWN ARCHITECTS

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With the advent of coronavirus, The entire community of architects and designers in the world have resorted to working from home. With the pandemic spreading like wildfire, adopting this new work culture is posed as a challenge to many. Although some of us are loving this arrangement, most of us are dying to get back to our office life. Lets discuss some of the mundane problems we face everyday! "LOCKED DOWN ARCHITECTS"
Soulages Museum CGI

Soulages Museum CGI

Poised mastery of minimalist spatial composition and building craft–with weathering steel plate as a major protagonist—is evident in every detail of the Soulages Museum, dedicated to the work of the French abstract artist Pierre Soulages and located in his hometown of Rodez, in southwest France. Evident too in the building, by RCR Arquitectes of Olot, Spain, is its sophisticated integration into its surroundings and its rapport with the artwork.
Dream House

DREAM HOME

The 'dream home of today has come a long way from post war tract homes with cookie-cutter features.In general people now ant homes that express their reputation,heritage,their individual style and are loaded with modern architecture.While thinking, a swirl of thoughts comes into picture and asked me to write something about your dream home.
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A Different Perspective: Fallingwater

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Fallingwater is a residence designed by way of architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in rural southwestern Pennsylvania, 43 miles (69 km) southeast of Pittsburgh.[4] The house become constructed partly over a waterfall on Bear Run in the Mill Run phase of Stewart Township, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, located within the Laurel Highlands of the Allegheny Mountains. The residence become designed as a weekend home for the own family of Liliane Kaufmann and her husband, Edgar J. Kaufmann Sr., proprietor of Kaufmann's Department Store.

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