Architecture

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Atelier van Berlo breathes new life into an old Philips building

Eindhoven – The Van Berlo Design Agency makes its home inside the Innovation Powerhouse, a new office building born out of the skeleton of a Philips power plant.

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A nearly infinite conference space is met with infinite acoustic solutions

Algiers – With the wide spectrum of acoustic solutions needed for a massive multi-purpose space in Algeria, Fabris&Partners turned to Fantoni’s diverse paneling range. 

Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
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A formerly derelict chapel is now a guesthouse for a London family

London – With the help of some rather light materials, Craftworks turned the heavy ruins of a forsaken chapel into a bright four-bedroom home.

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Want to feel like a Bond villain? This Tyrolese installation could do the trick

Sölden, Austria – For fans of the 007 films, architect Johann Obermoser has created a public lair and an exhibition fit for a Bond character.

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In Amsterdam, a Java Island hotel goes greener

Amsterdam – A new hotel in the Dutch capital’s Java Island looks to the nation's past in order to be better equipped to respond to a more sustainable future.

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Looking for a fine drink in Antwerp? Try the church

Antwerp – In a city that prides itself on being atypical, one could expect to see things like a beer bar inside a cathedral. That's where De Plek comes in.

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The sensitive revitalization of an industrial building uncovers a new surface treatment

Shangwei – Studio 10 transformed the crumbling bones of an electronics factory into a temporary event hub that will later serve as an educational facility. 

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The Fantoni Campus recalibrates to embrace change

Osoppo, Italy – The Fantoni campus has been prepared to flex since 1972 thanks to Valle Architecti Associati. 

Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
Billboard: LEEDLeaf - US Green Building Council
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What lies under Amazon’s headquarters? Some wonders of nature

Seattle – Graham Baba Architects set out to give life to a dark, imposing space by creating a technical and organic design for Amazon’s Understory.

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The Simon Architecture Prize uses video to connect space and experience

Barcelona – Awarding user-led European spaces is what the Living Places - Simon Architecture Prize is built for, and it asks its participants to enter in a cinematic way.

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Rising to the challenge of intervening a Niemeyer building in São Paulo

São Paulo – For the thorough intervention that lead to the Vista restaurant, Brazilian design studio Prototyp& faced low ceilings and an untouchable façade. 

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Abruzzo Bodziak turns pages (and whole walls) in an homage to architecture books

New York City – What are the most important books in a selection put together by Storefront for Art and Architecture for their newest exhibition? The ones that history missed.