Articles tagged Institution

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Proof of the Sum found a formula to happily fit 600 employees in 200 workstations

Alkmaar, Netherlands – In a Dutch city better known for its medieval architecture, a renovated municipality building jumps to the forefront of innovative workspaces.

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A Montessori kindergarten in China applies the child scale everywhere

Shenzhen – At the IBOBI, a kindergarten in a Shenzhen international community, VMDPE displayed the results of a detailed process of scale exploration. 

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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The hot spot for kids in this Japanese city is actually the library

Kikuchi, Japan – Nomura Co. is on a mission to strengthen the urban-identity of Kikuchi, Japan and attract a younger population with its public library design.

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How can one design a cancer hospital where everyday life may go on? Ask the Netherlands

Utrecht – With a blank slate for a paediatric cancer centre, Dutch designers MMEK set out to reinvent the environment for an institution of its kind.

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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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Innocad dissolves the typical museum formula

Graz, Austria – Innocad has taken up the challenge of dissolving the typical museum formula for the History Museum in the former Herberstein Palace.

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Moment Factory and Changi Airport reimagine transitional travel spaces

Singapore – Trompe l'oeil is translated into digital storytelling, as Moment Factory responds to the shifting landscape of retail and travel with engaging moments of surprise.

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OMA’s human-centric articulation of the levels of learning

Doha, Qatar – The national library designed by OMA invites visitors into a light-filled space in honour of education and research.

Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
Billboard: Simon Architecture Prize
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The importance of danger and dirt: Hibinosekkei on kindergarten design

Yokohama, Japan – Hibinosekkei + Youji no Shiro, the studio behind some beautiful kindergartens in Japan, has a surprising philosophy on learning spaces for young children.

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Smile-inspired lines guide patients through the Somriures dental clinic by Masquespacio

L’Alcudia, Spain – Masquespacio reinvents their quirky aesthetic for dental clinic Somriures with an expansive wooden sculpture that cleverly relates to the program.

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Nina Mair simulates the tranquillity of a winter cabin in an airport terminal

Innsbruck, Austria – Nina Mair studio uses locally-sourced materials and hand-woven textiles to transform the Innsbruck airport lounge from sterile waiting room to cosy Alpine cabin.

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Normann Copenhagen lets you relax in the rainbow before you fly above it

COPENHAGEN – Somewhere over the rainbow you’re on a flight departing from CPH. But before you do, the new airport lounge can let you relax in it first.