If you're planning on visiting Paris from now till the end of March, make sure you drop by art complex Le 104 to see their Perceptions exhibition. It's there that you'll find an exciting installation called Bâtiment (Building) by Buenos Aires-based artist Leandro Erlich that's sure to warp your mind. A Parisian facade gives viewers the impression that they're vertical.…
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Strata SE1, now the largest residential tower in central London, was officially launched this week, with an exhibition at the Building Centre in Central London. At 148 metres, the bold new landmark in Elephant and Castle has more than just height to make it stand out on the skyline. It is the first major building in the world with integral wind-turbines, which will generate at least 8 percent of the energy needed to power the properties…
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On behalf of the Macquarie Group, Clive Wilkinson Architects implemented a radical, large-scale workplace design that leverages mobility, transparency, multiple tailor-made work settings, destination work plazas, follow-me technology, and carbon neutral systems. The result is part space station, part cathedral, and part vertical Greek village.
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Marcio Kogan’s Panama House is a residence designed for art. Located in São Paulo, Brazil, the house makes a powerful but subdued statement in its low, open, elongated elegance — a hallmark of Kogan’s architecture.
In the past few years, the award-winning, Brazilian-born architect’s Studio MK27 has produced a steady stream of low-rise, boxy work – all with an uncanny intimacy, yet without any of the usual… Continue
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The Wat Pa Maha Chedio Kaew temple, in Thailand’s Sisaket province (roughly 370 miles northeast of Bangkok), is made of about 1.5 million recycled glass bottles. True to its nickname, “Wat Lan Kuad” or “Temple of Million Bottles” features glass bottles throughout – even the toilets. Bottle caps are also integrated as decorative mosaic murals.
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