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SKINS 6|2

UXUS was invited by Dutch cosmetics retailer SKINS to design a US pilot store in Las Vegas at the Cosmopolitan. Located at the heart of the infamous Vegas Strip, the Cosmopolitan is the new key retail destination for the ‘multicultural, city chic, urban mi

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Taller De Musics

Dom Arquitectura designed this music school, in the Can Fabra Cultural Centre, a building which historically was a textile factory. The project posed a significant challenge: to do a music school on top of a library. That supposed a great acoustic difficul

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From arthitectural.com

Ricardo Sánchez González & José Ignacio Linazasoro Rodríguez | University Campus in Segovia 0

Ricardo Sánchez González & José Ignacio Linazasoro Rodríguez | University Campus in Segovia

The Campus of Segovia is placed on a large plot in the suburbs of this historical city. It is a site defined by the lack of public spaces. This project intends to create an important cultural pole. Therefore, it stands surrounding a big covered square whic

Architecture featured ftnews Plaza Alto de los Leones s/n Ricardo Sánchez González & José Ignacio Linazasoro Rodríguez Segovia Spain University university campus University Campus in Segovia

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From arthitectural.com

Yau, Colop Morales, Easter, Wawrzenczyk | Cultural Center Chapultepec 0

Yau, Colop Morales, Easter, Wawrzenczyk | Cultural Center Chapultepec

The Cultural Center of Chapultepec is designed to merge the concepts of aesthetics and functionality. It is to become the icon of the city through its subtle yet dynamic form and overall composition. The building is thoughtfully designed as a singular form

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From A/N Blog

On View> Parks for the People Reimagines Our National Parks as Social & Cultural Destinations 0

On View> Parks for the People Reimagines Our National Parks as Social & Cultural Destinations

Parks for the People The Octagon Museum 1799 New York Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Through November 30 Parks for the People presents student ideas of how to reimagine our national parks as natural, social, and cultural destinations. Teams from City College of

East City College Competitions Cornell Florida International University Kansas State National Parks National Parks Service Octagon Museum On View Parks Parks for the People Pratt Institute Rutgers University University of Pennsylvania University of Washington Van Alen Institute Washington D.C.

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This week on Dezeen

This week 3D printing has been high on the agenda with projects exploring the technology’s cultural impact at the Istanbul Design Biennial and a fair showcasing the equipment in London. (more…)

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From HomeDSGN, a daily source for inspiration and fresh ideas on interior design and home decoration.

Turin Bachelor’s Loft Interior by MG2 Architetture 0

Turin Bachelor’s Loft Interior by MG2 Architetture

Italian studio MG2 Architetture has designed the interior of this 2,100 square foot bachelor style loft located in Turin, a city and major business and cultural center in northern Italy. Photos courtesy of MG2 ArchitettureMore...

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From ArchDaily

Shortlist announced for West Kowloon Cultural District’s first Arts Venue 0

Shortlist announced for West Kowloon Cultural District’s first Arts Venue

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) has announced five design teams invited to submit proposals for the Xiqu Center, which will be the first landmark building within Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Cultural District. Serving as the main theatre a

Architecture News Awarded Competitions BTA & RLP Company Limited China Foster + Partners Hong Kong Leigh & Orange Mecanoo architecten O Studio Architects Safdie Architects LLC West Kowloon Cultural District Authority Wong & Ouyang (HK) Ltd.

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Video: Carmody Groarke

The architects behind Carsten Höller’s The Double Club and Pablo Flack and David Waddington’s Studio East, Kevin Carmody and Andy Groarke have been responsible for the creation of several cultural structures across London over the past few ye

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From Contemporist

wNw Bar by Vo Trong Nghia 0

wNw Bar by Vo Trong Nghia

Vietnamese designers Vo Trong Nghia combined natural materials like bamboo with contemporary design practices to create the wNw Bar in Thu Dau Mot Town, Binh Duong, Vietnam. Besides being culturally relevant, the bamboo structure also employs environmental

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From HomeDSGN, a daily source for inspiration and fresh ideas on interior design and home decoration.

Dutch Mountain by Denieuwegeneratie 0

Dutch Mountain by Denieuwegeneratie

Amsterdam-based young studio Denieuwegeneratie has designed the Dutch Mountain project. Completed in November 2011, this two story contemporary home is located on a “historical agricultural plot amidst hayfields and woods in a nature reserve, a ̵

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Five years ago… 0

Five years ago…

Five years ago this week an all-star lineup of architects comprising Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel and Tadao Ando released proposals for a cultural complex on an island off the coast of Abu Dhabi. Hadid’s designs were for a performing arts ce

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From HouseVariety

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Ordos Museum / MAD Architects

Ordos Museum / MAD ArchitectsThe futuristic curved metal Ordos Museum in China’s Inner Mongolia Region is finally complete. Designed in 2005 by MAD Architects, the undulating building houses the regions’ cultural relics...Continue Reading>>

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Ordos Museum / MAD Architects

Ordos Museum / MAD Architects The futuristic curved metal Ordos Museum in China’s Inner Mongolia Region is finally complete. Designed in 2005 by MAD Architects, the undulating building houses the regions’ cultural relics... Continue Reading>>

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From ArchDaily

Architectural Dialogues / Sasha Waltz 0

Architectural Dialogues / Sasha Waltz

Architectural Dialogues is a film by Sasha Waltz shot in the unconventional setting of three museums and cultural centers:  Neues Museum in Berlin designed by David Chipperfield Architects in collaboration with Julian Harrap, MAXXI National Museum of the X

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From HomeDSGN, a daily source for inspiration and fresh ideas on interior design and home decoration.

Ubud Hanging Gardens in Bali 0

Ubud Hanging Gardens in Bali

Ubud Hanging Gardens is a luxury boutique hotel set among the smoky volcanoes and emerald rice terraces at the heart of Bali. This Orient-Express hotel in the cultural center of Ubud perches on a gorge with “an exquisite temple on the opposite cliff.

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From ArchDaily

AD Review: From the Archives 0

AD Review: From the Archives

Our projects from the archives this week include a 15 meter cantilevered vernacular house, a bamboo sustainable campus, and two projects – a house and a cultural center – that both utilize perforated metal as an exterior facade. We…

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From ArchDaily

St. Petersburg Pier Design Competition Announces Semi-finalists 0

St. Petersburg Pier Design Competition Announces Semi-finalists

The St. Petersburg Pier, a long-adored and long-outdated West Florida cultural attraction, has unveiled the semi-finalists in its international redesign competition. Of the twenty-three qualified inquiries received, nine were chosen to move forward in the

Architecture News Mixed Use Urban Design Urban Planning !melk BIG Farshid Moussavi Florida Frederic Schwartz HOK James Corner Field Operations Michael Maltzan St. Petersburg USA Weiss Manfredi West 8

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Quick Clicks> Vertical Farming, Hadid in Paris, Stirling Shortlist, Bored to Death 0

Quick Clicks> Vertical Farming, Hadid in Paris, Stirling Shortlist, Bored to Death

Farming Right Side Up. Spiegel Online reported on vertical farming research in South Korea as an innovative means of remedying food shortages on an increasingly urban planet. For the time being, agricultural scientist Choi Kyu Hong conducts his own version

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From ArchDaily

AD Recommends: Best of the Week 0

AD Recommends: Best of the Week

Two beautiful houses, a museum, a cultural project and the offices of AOL. Check the best form last week after the break. Safe House / KWK Promes The clients’ top priority was to gain the feeling of maximum security…

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Video: MuCEM / Rudy Ricciotti 0

Video: MuCEM / Rudy Ricciotti

Overlooking the Port of Marseille in the Fort Saint-Jean the MuCEM, currently under construction, was designed by Rudy Ricciotti. This major cultural project is dedicated to the cultures of Europe and the Mediterranean, housing collections of the former M

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Three of last week’s best posts were museums! Did you see them? Check them all after the break. Felix Nussbaum Museum / Daniel Libeskind The Felix Nussbaum Museum is an extension to the Cultural History Museum in Osnabrück and…

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