Articles tagged Glass

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An architect’s own house contains multitudes in a small London plot

London – How did Sophie Hicks make the most of a limited plot in the middle of pricey Kensington? By digging down and letting the entire neighbourhood in.

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This tourist information centre in China is both wall-bending and mind-bending

Qinhuangdao, China – One of Wutopia Lab’s latest projects, a visitor centre for a tourism company, makes a visually playful reference to the sea and the sailors who brave it.

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An immersive and ethereal Studio SWINE exhibition opens at Brooklyn's A/D/O

New York City – Studio SWINE captures invisible elements of nature and gives them body in a new show at Brooklyn art and design incubator A/D/O. 

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New technologies redefine glass in Space Popular installation

LONDON – Space Popular reinterprets the cathedral in Glass Chain, and calls into question the nature of glass in the phygital world.

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HofmanDujardin adds vitality points to health insurer ONVZ’s HQ

HOUTEN, the  – Here to contribute to the ongoing evolution of the modern-day workplace is HofmanDujardin’s take on a health-conscious office environment.

Musée de la Romanité by Elizabeth de Portzamparc. Photo Serge Urvoy
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Elizabeth de Portzamparc fashions a glass toga on the Musée de la Romanité

NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …

People’s Pavilion by bureau SLA and Overtreders W. Photo Jeroen van der Wielen
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Bureau SLA & Overtreders W build a pavilion with only borrowed materials

EINDHOVEN – Here, the entirety of the People’s Pavilion – a central piece at this year’s Dutch Design Week – is borrowed and will be returned to the owners, including …

Town Hall by cepezed. Photo Lucas van der Wee & Gert-Jan Vlekke
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The Town Hall by Cepezed is a greenhouse for all

NAALDWIJK – Known for its horticulture in greenhouses, the Westland in the can welcome a new ‘greenhouse’ with Cepezed’s town hall.

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
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An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.

INET School by AZC and MSA. Photo Sergio Grazia
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INET School by AZC and Michel Spitz shows off its smooth curves

STRASBOURG – Two seamless and smooth volumes are stacked one on top of the other, distinguishing themselves as a public mixed-use building at the corner of a busy crossroad.

Tirpitz Blavand Bunker Museum by BIG. Photo Rasmus Hjortshoj / Rasmus Bendix
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BIG buries a sanctuary of light into the sand of a former war zone

BLAAVAND – The Tirpitz bunker is the biggest and heaviest of 200 bunkers along the Danish coast and has been turned into collection of museums.

OAMTC Headquarters by & Traupmann Architektur. Photos Roland Halbe
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Pichler & Traupmann's glass ring is a sculptural icon amongst the ordinary

VIENNA – Far from the traditional, baroque opulence of the historical city centre, the ÖAMTC headquarters has landed like a UFO on the outskirts of the Austrian capital.

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