Articles tagged Aluminium

Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, THEVERYMANY. Photo NAARO
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Marc Fornes equates a minimal structure to maximum fun

ASTANA – Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, from THEVERYMANY, defies gravity and leaves us contemplating and dreaming.

INET School by AZC and MSA. Photo Sergio Grazia
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INET School by AZC and Michel Spitz shows off its smooth curves

STRASBOURG – Two seamless and smooth volumes are stacked one on top of the other, distinguishing themselves as a public mixed-use building at the corner of a busy crossroad.

Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Tower of Power by Göbl Architektur. Photos Bruno Klomfar
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Göbl Architektur installs a self-sufficient power source for electric vehicles

VIENNA – The Tower of Power is a direct consequence of contemporary society's increased interest in electric vehicles.

Offices by Brenac & Gonzalez. Photos Sergio Grazia / Stefan Tuchila
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Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés personifies three urban objects with a strong identity

PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.

Megalithic Museum by CVDB Arquitectos. Photos Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
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CVDB repurposes a train station as a home for stones

MORA – A disused train station and accompanying warehouse have been renovated into a museum for megaliths and prehistoric monuments in central Portugal.

Caixaforum Seville by Vázquez Consuegra. Photos Jesus Granada
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Two worlds inspire Vázquez Consuegra's subterranean cultural centre

SEVILLE – In March 2017, Seville became the eighth Spanish city to inaugurate a Caixaforum. The project repurposes a space that previously existed as a subterranean car park.

15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign
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Metaform coils 15 residential units around a curve on a slope

LUXEMBOURG CITY – No sane architect has grand dreams of building on a curved site with an aggressively-steep topography.

Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium
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Mark A-to-Z: A is for Aluminium

The versatility of this sheet material is what makes it an excellent way to kick-start the Mark A-to-Z, with five projects that incorporate aluminium into their design.

Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Billboard: Summer Sale 18
Experimentarium by CEBRA. Photos Adam Mørk
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CEBRA’s lavish copper staircase is a beacon for sparking curiosity

HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.

Under Magnitude by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY. Photos THE VERYMANY
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Marc Fornes' structural stripes demonstrate the strength of wafer thin materials

ORLANDO – Marc Fornes talks to Mark about how the design for Under Magnitude evolved from his past research and why strength relies on geometry, not in materials.

iHouse Dormitory by Studio Sumo. Photos Kawasami Kobayashi Photograph Office
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A louvered façade infiltrates light into Studio Sumo’s student accommodation

TOGANE – With the latest census showing a worrying decline in Japan’s population, universities need to fill the empty places and must adapt in order to attract international …

Platform-L by Joho Architecture. Photos Namgoong Sun
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Joho Architecture on what to do with space you're not allowed to use

SEOUL – It’s what’s on the outside that counts. At least, that’s what the building regulations in the Korean district of Gangnam would have you believe.