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Architecture, Cultural Architecture

The Darling Exchange Library & Market / Kengo Kuma and Associates

Kengo Kuma completed his first building in Australia: a spiraling six-story structure at the heart of Sydney’s darling square district. The civic center is known as ‘The Darling Exchange’ and contains a library with spaces to support creative and technology startups; a ground floor market hall; a childcare center; and a rooftop bar with views over the neighboring park.

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Danxia Exhibition Center / West-line studio
Cultural Architecture

Danxia Exhibition Center / West-line studio

The Exhibition and Tourist Center designed by West-line Studio is located in Fuxing Town, inside the Danxia landform area and on the main tourist routes. The site highlights the typical characteristics of this particular area, with its complicated morphology. The whole building has been designed following the movement of the soil in a circular route around the central open courtyard.

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Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Bing’an Red Memorial / West-line-studio

The Red Army Memorial Museum (丙安红一军团纪念馆) is located in the rural Bing’an Warf (丙安滩), a shoal in the middle of Chishui river, at the border between the regions of Guizhou and Sichuan, in South-West China. Nowadays the village of Bing’an counts around 700 residents and its long history dates back to the Ming Dynasty (17th Century). During Qing Dynasty (18th…

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Haduwa Arts & Culture Institute Stage / [a]FA _ [applied] Foreign Affairs
Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Haduwa Arts & Culture Institute Stage / [a]FA _ [applied] Foreign Affairs

[a]FA _ [applied] Foreign Affairs has recently completed the stage for the Haduwa Arts & Culture Insitute in Apam. Located on the Atlantic coastline of Ghana´s Central Region, it is the focal point of a new cultural centre that has been planned to function as an open institution for independent artistic, cultural, and pedagogic experimentation.

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Festival des Architectures Vives Installation / Pseudonyme Architects
Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Festival des Architectures Vives Pavilion / Pseudonyme Architects

The “Festival des Architectures Vives” is an architectural festival for the general public to discover or rediscover the historical landmarks of the city of Montpellier and the city of La Grande Motte. The festival also gives the opportunity to young architects from all over the world to build their first project. This year young Architects are Jeremy Germe and Chloé Thomazo.

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The Danteum / Giuseppe Terragni
Cultural Architecture

The Danteum / Giuseppe Terragni

The Danteum is an unbuilt monument proposed by a young scholar of Dante, approved by the Benito Mussolini’s Fascist government, designed by the modernist architect Giuseppe Terragni. Nowadays, just  some sketches on paper, scraps of an architectural model of the project and pieces of a project report (Relazione), written by Terragni remain.

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