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Moniker Store / Snøhetta

September 30, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

The Moniker brand experience is inspired by the human need to express individuality and features five distinct personality traits, influenced by iconic muses of the 19th and 20th centuries. This bold and playful universe expresses an attitude of fashion, exploration, and fun. Visitors are invited to discover new styles and ways of expressing themselves through carefully curated high-end garments and accessories. By superimposing layers of cultural references and atmospheres, Moniker highlights and honors those who dare to stand out and showcase their individuality.

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Rigshospitalet Hospital North Wing / LINK arkitektur + 3XN

September 29, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

Rigshospitalet North Wing features more than 200 patient rooms, operating rooms, an intensive care unit, and outpatient clinics. The guiding principles of the design are patient well-being and healing, the needs of healthcare professionals, and the future adaptability of the hospital functions. The new North Wing extension to Rigshospitalet aims to encourage the recovery of each patient while optimising the efficiency and functionality of the hospital staff.

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Grossmarkt Theatre Pavilion / Carmody Groarke

September 29, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

Carmody Groarke has designed a circular aluminium pavilion that will provide hospitality for a 1700-seat temporary theatre built within Hamburg’s Grossmarkt structure. The heritage-listed market building was designed by Bernhard Hermkes and built between 1958-1960. As one of Germany’s busiest fresh produce markets the Grossmarkt turns over 1.5 million tonnes of goods per year, operating 24 hours a day.

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T3 Audi Design Center in Ingolstadt / gmp

September 28, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

The Audi Design Center (DCI) at the company’s original site at Ingolstadt has now been operational for three years and has been extensively tested in practice by employees. What they found was also of great interest to the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), who spoke with Mario Linke, Head of Audi Design Management. For the first time ever, the entire design development process has been accommodated under one roof. An open and bright building has been created for a design by gmp. The closely guarded secrets are nevertheless kept hidden on the inside; this is achieved with a horizontally structured facade consisting of a folded, highly reflective glass curtain wall. During the hours of darkness, Venetian blinds ensure the required confidentiality.

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MEETT Toulouse Exhibition and Convention Centre / OMA

September 28, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

MEETT, Toulouse’s new Exhibition, and Convention Centre, is located in the innovation zone north of Toulouse. The project is not only about architecture, but also about infrastructure, urbanism, landscape, and public space. The 155,000m2 exhibition and convention center is positioned in between the city and the countryside: it connects urbanized plots to the south – mainly dedicated to aeronautics, including the airport hangar of Airbus– to an agricultural landscape to the north.

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Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen / MVRDV

September 24, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

Located in Rotterdam’s Museumpark, the depot features a new type of experience for museum visitors: a sturdy engine room where the complete collection of 151,000 objects is made accessible to the public. In addition to the various storage and care areas, the depot has a restaurant and an award-winning rooftop forest at a height of 35 metres.

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Rühlstrasse House / Alex Lehnerer Architekten

September 24, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

The house at the edge of the forest is located in a typical 1960s German bungalow settlement. All on one floor, with large, partly inhabited roofs. Before, there was also a bungalow of the family’s grandmother, with a hipped roof and low eaves, which was always present both inside and out.

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Bar Beach House / Bourne Blue Architecture

September 22, 2020 Paula Pintos 0

Bar Beach is an inner-city suburb of Newcastle, Australia, An older house existed on the site however it was partially destroyed by an East Coast Low in 2015. The elevated site overlooks the ocean, is very exposed and the original building had not been built to withstand gale-force winds and horizontal rain. The site has expansive views of the ocean across a busy road to the East, and broad views of the city to the West. There are large houses on adjacent sites and the Northern neighbour blocks much of the site’s Northern sunlight.