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Beautiful Houses: a country retreat an architect designed for himself

Excerpt of the ori­gin­al art­icle.

«Today we will show you a beau­ti­ful coun­try retreat in Aspvik, Sweden, a house archi­tect Andreas Mar­tin-Löf designed for him­self. The prop­erty has been in his fam­ily since the 50s and Andreas ren­ov­ated this beau­ti­ful place over­look­ing the Stock­holm archipelago. Great mater­i­al choices, lay­out and breath­tak­ing views deliv­er a clean and cozy place, take a look!»

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CAZA creates cebu city’s new bus stations referencing basket weaving

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«Cebu in Philipines have inaug­ur­ated their first major pub­lic trans­it sys­tem ‘BRT’ that will serve around 15–25% of the pop­u­la­tion, which will also con­nect it to three oth­er cit­ies in the coun­try.»

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taras kashko + jawad al tamimi envisions genesis towers for farming and living in iraq

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«‘the gen­es­is tower’ is a pro­ject ima­gined by archi­tects taras kashko and jawad al tamimi for the city of iraq. fun­da­ment­ally, the concept is to use archi­tec­ture to gen­er­ate an effi­cient life source for the pop­u­la­tion, while provid­ing a place to live, to eat, and work in.»

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Architecture: Daniel Libeskind plans to build Kurdistan Museum in Iraq

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«Archi­tect Daniel Libe­s­kind has unveiled plans for ‘The Kur­distan Museum’, a major new build­ing to be loc­ated in Erbil, Iraq. developed in col­lab­or­a­tion with the Kur­distan Region­al Gov­ern­ment (the KRG) and cli­ent rep­res­ent­at­ive RWF world, the pro­ject seeks to share the story of the Kur­d­ish people and inspire an open dia­logue for future gen­er­a­tions with­in Kur­distan.»

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Yeongdo Haedoji Village Sight Tree by ADDarchi Architects Group

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«Loc­ated aside atop the Bong­naes­an Hill, Yeong­do, Busan, this vil­lage was named the ‘Hae­doji Vil­lage’ (Sun­rise Vil­lage) on which the refugees gath­er­ing here after the Korean War imposed the hope­ful mean­ing: ‘Let’s also be well-off.’ This is one of the back­ward…»

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World of Design: Trees Bring Nature to a High-Rise in Milan

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«Dis­cov­er ‘the most beau­ti­ful and innov­at­ive sky­scraper in the world’ — the foliage-filled Bosco Ver­ticale — and tour one of its apart­ments. Mil­an is a city that’s mov­ing up. Its urb­an land­scape is chan­ging dra­mat­ic­ally with a rising sky­line that’s push­ing archi­tec­ture toward new forms. Bosco Ver­ticale (Ver­tic­al Forest), an innov­at­ive res­id­en­tial pro­ject com­pleted in 2014, is part of that upward urb­an move­ment.»

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The luxury ICON Hotel in Hong Kong

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«This is a hotel that takes a new look at hos­pit­al­ity. Hotel ICON is all about indi­vidu­al­ity and a cel­eb­ra­tion of Hong Kong’s finest. We’re pas­sion­ate about loc­al cul­ture – art and design, fab­ulous food and a mod­ern sparkle pack­aged up with per­fect ser­vice. But we also have an undeni­ably inter­na­tion­al fla­vour too and this is reflec­ted through­out every aspect of our ser­vice.»

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Studio MK27 & Eduardo Chalabi Collaborate To Create A Stunning Contemporary Home In São Sebastião

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«White House is a pro­ject com­pleted jointly by Stu­dio MK27 & Eduardo Chalabi. Com­pleted in 2014, it is loc­ated in São Sebastião, Brazil. Com­fort and build­ing main­ten­ance through­out the years are two fun­da­ment­al aspects for houses built in trop­ic­al areas next to the sea, where the high tem­per­at­ures and the effect of the sea air determ­ine the extreme loc­al con­di­tions.»

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White Walls by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

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«Situ­ated in Nico­sia, Cyprus, this con­tem­por­ary res­id­ence tower was designed in 2015 by Ateliers Jean Nou­vel. The icon­ic tower designed by Jean Nou­vel at the cen­ter of Nico­sia, next to Elefther­ia Square trans­forms the city sil­hou­ette of Nico­sia. The pro­gram includes 10- story res­id­en­tial apart­ments, a 6-story office space and a 2-story retail area.»

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ricardo bofill plans 3900 alton residences for miami beach

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«catalan archi­tect ricardo bofill has added his name the long list of acclaimed design­ers work­ing in the miami region. draw­ing upon the city’s dis­tinct archi­tec­ture, its prox­im­ity to the water, and its nat­ur­al veget­a­tion, bofill has sought to cre­ate an urb­an oas­is com­pris­ing 78 lux­ury res­id­ences.»

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