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kengo kuma wraps sydney’s ‘the exchange’ in sculptural timber screen

January 19, 2020 macnadusa 0

the sculptural timber project by kengo kuma & associates entitled ‘the exchange’ offers a dynamic and formal public space to the urban context of sydney, australia. the exchange serves as a multi-use civic building comprised of a public library, childcare, and commercial uses. the diverse set of programming includes a fresh food market and restaurants. […]

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10 black cabins in remote places around the world

January 19, 2020 Bridget Cogley 0
Chalet Grand Pic by Appareil Architecture

From waterfront properties with uninterrupted views to gabled homes nestled among pine trees, we’ve rounded up 10 black cabins that provide hideaways in unique places around the world. Les Rorquals by Alain Carle Architecte This house is among a number of black cabins in Canada’s province of Quebec. Built by Alain Carle Architecte, the gabled construction

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Boise State University Center for the Visual Arts / HGA + Lombard Conrad

January 19, 2020 Daniel Tapia 0

The Center for the Visual Arts at Boise State University is a new 97,600 SF state-of-the-art facility that exemplifies the University’s commitment to the arts. Located on the west edge of campus, the University envisioned the Center as a pivotal cultural link and gateway between the campus and its community. The program includes 2D and 3D disciplines, critique spaces, public exhibit galleries, faculty and administrative offices. Three main programmatic elements shape the massing: a tall art studio wing clad in limestone and glazed on the north, providing expansive views to the Boise River and Downtown; a two-story exhibition gallery wing clad in blue stainless steel; and a highly transparent lobby that serves as the light-filled connective tissue between the two.

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Bridge links historic German museum to travertine-clad extension

January 19, 2020 Jon Astbury 0
Museum and Cultural Forum South Westphalia by Bez+Kock Architekten

Bez + Kock Architekten used a bridge to connect an extension and a 17th-century museum in Arnsberg, Germany, forming the Museum and Cultural Forum South Westphalia. The new building is a travertine-clad extension to the Sauerland Museum, housed in the Landsberger Hof, that dates from 1605. Museum and Cultural Forum South Westphalia steps down down

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