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Abin Design Studio creates latticed concrete and glass temple in India

December 1, 2020 India Block 0
Narayantala Thakurdalan by Abin Design Studio

Narayantala Thakurdalan by Indian practice Abin Design Studio is a concrete Hindu temple with a glazed corner that opens onto the street in Bansberia. Precast concrete jalis, or lattices, are stacked to create a screen wall around part of the shrine. The column-free space allows for unobstructed access for worship, and during festivals, via a

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Hooba Design Group arranges concrete showroom in Iran around fish pond and greenery

November 17, 2020 Cajsa Carlson 0
Water feature at Aptus Factory Showroom by Hooba Design Group

Tehran-based Hooba Design Group has designed a series of concrete volumes to house the showrooms and administrative spaces of the Aptus concrete factory in the suburbs of Karaj, Iran. The studio was asked to create an indoor-outdoor showroom for the factory, whose previous showroom was located in one of its factory buildings. Hooba Design Group

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Photos reveal Tadao Ando’s completed He Art Museum in China

November 9, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
The central courtyard of Tadao Ando's cylindrical He Art Museum in China

New photos have been released of Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando’s cylindrical He Art Museum, which has reached completion in Guangdong, China. The He Art Museum, otherwise known as HEM, is made from a stack of staggered, concrete disks that wrap around a pair of sweeping helical staircases at its centre. It was designed by

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Summary builds modular housing in Portugal from precast concrete

November 5, 2020 India Block 0
VDC modular prefabricated concrete housing by Summary in Portugal

Architecture studio Summary built VDC, a modular housing scheme in Portugal’s Vale de Cambria, out of prefabricated concrete elements. Set on a sloping site, six independent cabin-style homes and a communal terrace sit atop a mixed-use building. Summary created VDC after presenting a prototype at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. Prefabricated concrete modules were used

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Summary builds modular housing in Portugal from precast concrete

November 5, 2020 India Block 0
VDC modular prefabricated concrete housing by Summary in Portugal

Architecture studio Summary built VDC, a modular housing scheme in Portugal’s Vale de Cambria, out of prefabricated concrete elements. Set on a sloping site, six independent cabin-style homes and a communal terrace sit atop a mixed-use building. Summary created VDC after presenting a prototype at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016. Prefabricated concrete modules were used

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Concrete colonnade links educational facilities at Boys and Girls Club in Mexico

November 1, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Boys and Girls Club in Mexico by Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica (CCA)

A sweeping colonnade and stepped plazas animate the concrete Boys and Girls Club that Centro de Colaboración Arquitectónica has built for children living in south-central Mexico. The 3,400-square-metre complex is an after-school club for young people between the ages of six and 18 years who are living in unsafe or low-income neighbourhoods in Tecámac and

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Wohnregal is a prefabricated concrete live-work apartment block in Berlin

November 1, 2020 India Block 0
Wohnregal prefabricated concrete housing block by FAR in Berlin, Germany

Architecture studio FAR has built a six-storey housing block in Berlin from precast concrete slabs. Named Wohnregal, the warehouse-style block was constructed form prefabricated concrete elements, with pillars and beams that support slabs to create the potential for wide-open rooms. The individual stories have no structural walls inside and span 13 metres from the facade to facade. Occupants

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Brutalist Concrete & Wood Home Design (With Floor Plans)

October 30, 2020 HD Staff 0

This imposing 1,545 square metre property is Casa de Alisa in Nonthaburi, Thailand, completed by Stu/D/O Architects. The project is composed of brutalist style raw concrete architecture with smooth wooden elements held within its frame. The long linear two-story structure solidly splits the horizon between blue skies above and grassed grounds below. A swimming pool […]

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Contreras Earl Architecture designs “living ark” for coral conservation near Great Barrier Reef

October 30, 2020 Natashah Hitti 0
Contreras Earl Architecture designs "living ark" for coral conservation near Great Barrier Reef

Australian studio Contreras Earl Architecture has revealed its design for the Living Coral Biobank, which will have a sculptural concrete facade informed by coral. Located at the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef in Port Douglas, Australia, the facility will be dedicated to conserving coral around the world. The facility, described by its creators as a “living

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Giorgi Khmaladze Architects encloses Tbilisi coffee factory in folded concrete

October 10, 2020 India Block 0
Coffee Production Plant by Giorgi Khmaladze Architects

A coffee factory and offices in Tbilisi, Georgia, has been built in a geometric concrete shell topped by a green roof by local studio Giorgi Khmaladze Architects. Called Coffee Production Plant, the project is located on a strip of land close to the Georgian capital’s airport. The building has been shortlisted for business building of

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