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Flamingo Dai Lai Resort / Flamingo Architecture

Situated at the gateway of Flamingo Dai Lai Resort, Forest In The Sky – a property of Flamingo Holding Group – possesses the entire beautiful wide landscape of a 123-hectare eco-resort and is surrounded by majestic Tam Dao Mountain. With a location 15km from Noi Bai airport, though it is only a commune in a rural area, the architecture also contributes to creating a favorite destination for domestic and international tourists in Vietnam. In the context of limited access to technology and equipment, Design effectively utilizes available resources and promotes local techniques. The use of local workers has created jobs for farmers, helping to improve their lives for many years after.

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The Raw Abode / The Brick Tales

May 26, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

The client’s brief was they wanted a simple structure where one could feel connected to nature away from the hustle and dense fabric of the city. We aspired to achieve a cost-effective use of natural materials in their most simplistic nature. The house is constructed through a combined structural system; with load-bearing stone walls and an external frame structure in steel with a butterfly roof.

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Le Meridien Garden / Shma Company Limited

Le Meridien Hotel is located in an urban intersection of Zhengzhou City, China. It is a small-scale renovation project with around 6,000 SQM of landscape area in the front of an existing five-star hotel completed in 2013 by Neri & Hu. The client’s brief is looking for a stunning hotel frontage landscape to improve the overall appearance as well as resolve the ground parking spaces and vehicular movement at the same time. With the location that is located in a quite densely populated area we set to achieve a landscape that is interactive, imaginative, and artistically crafted to become the new landmark for this neighborhood.

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Sako House / Tomoaki Uno Architects

May 25, 2022 Hana Abdel 0

The client is a middle-aged university professor majoring in design. It is a single person’s house. He was his fifth home this time. His requests were clear from past experience. It was a universal architecture suitable for the final residence.

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Studio Dlux converts industrial buildings into Red House School in São Paulo

May 25, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0

Brazil-based Studio Dlux has added playful elements to an international school in São Paulo that is housed within former warehouses. The Red House School Villa-Lobos is located in the affluent neighbourhood of Vila Leopoldina. The private school, which serves children in kindergarten through high school, is part of a network of Red House International Schools

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Cloud Cottage / Takt Studio

A home for a garden. A home for stories. This move into the township of Bowral, was driven by a conscious decision to reduce car use, for a smaller environmental footprint. A turn of the century timber cottage, in a conservation precinct, was chosen and lived in through the seasons; and its challenges were keenly felt. Uncomfortable due to its orientation, with southerly living spaces frigid in winter, and a western facade and extensive black concrete driveway compounding sweltering heat in summer.

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Álvaro Siza completes limestone-clad skyscraper in Manhattan

May 25, 2022 Ben Dreith 0
Siza New York Tower

Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has revealed the 611 West 56th Street skyscraper in Manhattan, which is the Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect’s first building in the United States. The 450-foot-tall (137-metre) residential tower is sited on the Upper West Side between Riverside Park and Central Park near Danish architecture studio BIG’s Via 57 West residential tower. In line

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