Articles tagged Institution

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An institution on a small Arctic island makes a big statement about the climate

Longyearbyen, Norway – You’ll have to make it to Longyearbyen – a town on a Norwegian archipelago between the mainland and North Pole – to visit The Arc, a Snøhetta-designed …

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This furniture helped architects build a people and planet-friendly cafeteria in Cairo

Cairo – To imbue a cafeteria at the American University in Cairo with a modern spirit of conviviality, Style Design Architects looked to Pedrali's sustainable, contemporary …

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What do Marie Kondo and a pair of Chinese architects have in common?

Beijing – BANDe Architects' GreenMonster Lab is a multifunctional cultural space that aims to give urbanites a rest from the stresses of life in central Beijing.

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A studio merges branding and architecture to set a healthcare company up for expansion

New York City – Cactus develops a modular, reproducible presence for NYC cosmetic dermatology clinic Ever/Body by letting the architecture inform the branding.

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Luxembourg’s national library shows how institutions can build communities

Luxembourg – Designed by German firm Bolles+Wilson, the National Library of Luxembourg brings a vital community space to an otherwise isolated district.

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MoMA’s overhaul gives the museum new breadth – literally and figuratively

New York City – A redesign by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler gave the New York institution extra space and broadened the way it considers display.

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In Geneva, an immersive fairy tale exhibition balances education and engagement

Geneva, Switzerland – La Fabrique des Contes is a temporary exhibition at the Ethnographic Museum of Geneva that brings the audience behind the scenes of the most popular European …

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Two students of Paris’ ENSCI design a flexible furniture collection for the school

Paris – Winning a student-wide competition, younger designers Solène Jarroux and Jean-Christophe Devatine worked to develop chairs and tables with Maiori that now furnish the …

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How architects translated the values of a Tel Aviv tech institution into its design

Tel Aviv – Kimmel Eshkolot Architects developed a ‘pixellated’ façade and a virtual cloudlike circulation system for the Check Point Building of Computer Sciences.

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Is this Norway's coolest high school? With Artigo flooring, it seems so

Tromsø, Norway – HLM Architecture tapped Artigo rubber flooring as a way to make each space as adaptable, creative and invigorating as the school, itself.

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At the Netherlands' Naturalis, design breaks barriers between museum and audience

Leiden, the Netherlands – The renewed Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden shows how taking an evocative rather than educative approach to museum design helps engage visitors of …

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At Berlin’s Futurium, maths + nature + tech = an entrancing exhibition space

Berlin – Art+Com Studios harnessed nature’s mathematical beauty and the power of augmented reality for an expansive biomimetic sculpture.