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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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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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Water and Cherry House / Kengo Kuma & Associates
Residential

Water and Cherry House / Kengo Kuma & Associates

The Water and Cherry House by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is a private single-storey house in eastern japan. With a strong roots in traditional japanese temples the program is arranged in a windmill formation with four distinct and independent rooms originating from the center-point of the design. As in traditional japanese architecture, the natural environment is strong associated with the dwelling trough an…

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The Aalto House / Alvar Aalto
Residential

The Aalto House / Alvar Aalto

The Alvar Alto House in the district of Munkkiniemi was the building where the famed architect developped most of his life and career of the. The house now serves as a home museum. Alvar and Aino Aalto designed the house at Riihitie 20 as their home and architectural office in 1935-36.

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Villa Busk / Sverre Fehn
Architecture, Residential

Villa Busk in Norway / Sverre Fehn

Sverre Fehn’s Villa Busk stands on the edge of a rocky outcrop with a distant view of the sea. It was built for a musician in 1990. Like many of his buildings, the house has a strong relationship with the surroundings and blends modernity with regionalism. Much like Finland’s Alvar Aalto, Fehn’s buildings have a timelessness that arises from these…

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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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Religious Architecture

Borgund Stave Church

Borgund Stave Church is a stave church located in the village of Borgund in the municipality of Lærdal in Sogn og Fjordane county, Norway. It is classified as a triple nave stave church of the so-called Sogn-type. It is also the best preserved of Norway’s 28 extant stave churches.

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Wood Summer House 2016 / Barkow Leibinger Architekten
Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Wood Summer House 2016 / Barkow Leibinger Architekten

Barkow Leibinger designed the Summer House as part of the Serpentine’s Architecture Programme 2016. The new Summer House is organized as four bands of structure beginning with a bench level attached to the ground, a second band of three C-shaped walls crowned by a third and fourth level which forms a roof that cantilevers a tree-like canopy over the smaller footprint…

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