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Bistró Alameda / NAAG arquitectura

September 24, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

The Cineteca Alameda, an emblematic building in the Historic Center of San Luis Potosí, Mexico, has commercial premises on the ground floor facing Universidad Street. For a long time, one of these places had been completely abandoned, Bistró Alameda is the proposal to transform this place into a cafeteria. 

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The Jennings Supportive Housing / Alexander Gorlin Architects

September 24, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

The Jennings creates safe, permanent, affordable housing for homeless domestic violence survivors and their families. It is owned and operated by a non- profit organization dedicated to serving this population and which develops supportive housing to provide residents with the platform to live stable, violence- free lives. This project not only addresses the leading cause of homelessness in New York City – domestic violence – but also establishes a striking architectural statement on an intersection in The Bronx that was completely destroyed in the 1970’s.

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Furtwis Housing / baubüro in situ

September 24, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

The project for asylum seekers comprises two building structures in modular wood construction. The two buildings together with the community center, the nearby cemetery building, and the adjoining pavilion form a coherent ensemble. The two-building structures are set in such a way that a courtyard area is formed as a neighborly counterpart. The courtyard faces away from the cemetery and is protected from view. The residential development is intended to function for different user groups with different “living time-spaces”. Eleven apartments – ranging from shared apartments to families – are accessed via an exterior arcade.

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The British School of Amsterdam / Atelier PRO architects

September 23, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

The British School of Amsterdam founded in 1978, offers British international education to 900 children aged from three to 18. Located in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid, the school is made up of three sections: Early Years, Junior School, and Senior School. The school follows the National Curriculum for England and the pupils take SATs in Key Stage 1 and 2. In Senior School, pupils sit GCSEs and A-Levels. The school is accredited by the UK Government as a British School Overseas and is a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS).

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PeacoQ House / UID Architects

September 23, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

The house is for a family of three built on the northern corner lot of a gently-curving, tiered residential land. The site is in a residential neighborhood and enjoys views of the peaceful landscape over the bank on its eastern side. While its southwestern sides are hemmed in by neighboring houses, the land opens up in a fan-shape towards the street on the northeastern side, giving it a unique character.

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PeacoQ House / UID Architects

September 23, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

The house is for a family of three built on the northern corner lot of a gently-curving, tiered residential land. The site is in a residential neighborhood and enjoys views of the peaceful landscape over the bank on its eastern side. While its southwestern sides are hemmed in by neighboring houses, the land opens up in a fan-shape towards the street on the northeastern side, giving it a unique character.

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The Reach Apartments / Pitman Tozer Architects

September 22, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

On what was once proposed as a site for a drive-thru McDonald’s in Thamesmead, an outer suburb of West London, The Reach provides well-designed, affordable new homes for over 170 residents. Its distinctive curved façade of banded red brickwork reinvigorates an existing local centre with a new sense of place, encouraging further regeneration and investment in the area. Brightly coloured projecting balconies animate the façades enclosing a generous south-facing communal garden. The Reach not only demonstrates how to densify London’s outer suburbs and help tackle the city’s housing crisis; it also delivers beautiful but affordable homes for local residents.

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House F / Tom Munz Architekt

September 22, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

Starting point. The building site is in Romanshorn, a town on the shores of Lake Constance with an important railway branch junction. The main body of the settlement is a densely built-up area, with three main arms. The railway station is at the centre. Further inland, workers’ housing districts were built according to plans. The historic castle and church district lies in a slightly elevated position on the banks of the lake and shapes the city’s skyline.

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Plumstead Centre / Hawkins\Brown

September 21, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

Hawkins\Brown has transformed an under-used library building on Plumstead High Street into a combined centre that provides public cultural, leisure and sports facilities on behalf of the Royal Borough of Greenwich. New amenities include separate children’s and adults’ libraries, a café, flexible collaboration space, a gym and badminton court, and two large studios for performing arts, yoga, or exhibitions.

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Loft E&L / ALT Architectuur

September 21, 2021 Andreas Luco 0

The new volume creates a spatial tension with the old steel structure, the sloping roof planes, and the rough materiality. The architectural intervention itself can be read as one large piece of furniture that organises the entire programme. This creates a sculptural volume that you walk in and out of, cook in, put things in and take things out of, look through in both directions,… The piece of furniture faces the panorama of the harbour.