All posts tagged "buildings"

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    Marco Polo,residential tower, Hamburg

    In the HafenCity,Hamburg, stands the Marco Polo Tower by Behnisch Architekten. In its form and arrangement, it is a unique and remarkable sculptured building. Its 17 above ground levels, each turned a few degrees on their axis,...

    • Posted March 26, 2018
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    Earthquake resistant house from Stanford engineers

    Stanford engineers have built and tested an earthquake-resistant house that stayed staunchly upright even as it shook at three times the intensity of the destructive 1989 Loma Prieta temblor 25 years ago, which measured 6.9 magnitude. The...

    • Posted January 30, 2018
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    “The Cheesegrater”

    This year has been claimed that 230 new towers were being planned in the city of London. That figure includes the Leadenhall Building, just next to the Gherkin and has a tapering profile so as not to...

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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    Futuristic Paris by Vincent Callebaut

    Vincent Callebaut , a Belgian  born  architect  plans and builds ecologic projects for the future. He has conceived many impressive architectural projects since his graduation 16 years ago from the Institute Victor Horta  in Brussels. His well known projects are...

    • Posted April 6, 2016
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    Juan Montoya’s house in Miami

    Having undergone an after-school training course at the Parsons design school in 1978, Juan Montoya returned to the United States from Europe, opened his own office and was considered a minimalist designer. Now his portfolio has interiors...

    • Posted March 18, 2016
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    Harbin Opera House

      Ma Yansong, founder of MAD : “we envision harbin opera house as a cultural center of the future – a tremendous performance venue, as well as a dramatic public space that embodies the integration of human,...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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    Japanese restaurant in Qatar

    For more than twenty years the architectural firm Rockwell Group has been decorating restaurants and hotels for the Empire of the Japanese chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa – the first Nobu upon David Rockwell’s project opened in New York...

    • Posted March 2, 2016
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    Student dorm in Berlin

    The first student G27 dorm, “vertical campus”, which looks like a designed hostel, appeared in Berlin’s Kreuzberg. Throughout the world, students have a hard time – often they live far from home in dismal cramped dorms with...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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    Cloud Gate

         British artist Anish Kapoor exhibited his first public outdoor work  in the USA, Chicago-the   Cloud Gate .  It is a 110-ton elliptical sculpture  forged of a seamless series of highly polished stainless steel plates, designed to  reflect Chicago’s famous skyline...

    • Posted February 25, 2016
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    Luigi Cavalli’s house in Italy

    Luigi Cavalli’s Villa is more than two hundred years, it has been registered in a list of monuments, and, therefore, it was restored very carefully. His daughter Eleanor lives in an apartment located in an old palazzo...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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