Articles tagged Mixed Use

Jiaxing Island by AIM and MORE. Photos Dirk Weiblen
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MORE and AIM challenge traditional Chinese urbanism

JIAXING – Ten years ago, the city was a mass of agricultural land. Now, it is surrounded by industrial buildings and residential compounds.

Pah Cej Kah by PPAG. Photos Paul Bauer
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Sprawling stairs twist around PPAG’s artificial mountain

DEUTSCH-WAGRAM – The well-known phrase ‘just because you can, doesn’t mean you should’ falls to pieces thanks to Pah Cej Kah; a multi-use project in Austria.

Leaderboard: Architonic
Leaderboard: Architonic
OVO by Gottesman-Szmelcman Architecture. Photos Kamil Czaja
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Gottesman-Szmelcman’s OVO owes its bulging curves to 3D CAD programming

WROCLAW – The OVO is a bold, contemporary building with an amorphic form that bloats and regresses to suit the special requirements of the multi-functional accommodation schedule.

Lima Convention Centre by Idom. Photos Antonio Serrentino
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Idom's tough concrete cube makes a bold brutalist statement

LIMA – In a location that is locally referred to as the ‘Cultural Centre of the Nation’, the Lima Convention Centre in Peru caters to the urban business population in both a functional and …

Pecci Musem extension by Maurice Nio. Photos Lineashow/Nio Architecten
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Nio's sci-fi object grabs all the attention

PRATO – The size of the Centro Pecci museum has doubled thanks to Dutch architect Maurice Nio, whose signature marks the striking extension of the original building.

Faena Forum, Faena Bazaar and Faena Park by OMA. Photos Iwan Baan
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A trio of concrete structures by OMA completes Faena’s Miami dream

MIAMI – The story of the mid-beach Faena District began with one man’s dream of transformation. Now, the final stage of the USD 1 billion (EUR 928 million) investment has been completed.

Australian Embassy by Denton Corker Marshal. Photos John Gollings
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Metallic-clad towers take centre stage at the Australian Embassy by Denton Corker Marshall

JAKARTA – Three distinct typologies make up the new Australian Embassy, which is designed to act as a ‘city within a city’ in the Indonesian capital.

ETOILE by Block Architectes. Photos Phillippe Pirron
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Conflicting structures by Block Architectes find common ground

EVRY – An exciting new multipurpose facility at the joint campus of Télécom SudParis and Télécom School of Management operates as a centre for research, innovation and technology 30-km south of …

Billboard: Dezeen Jobs
Billboard: Dezeen Jobs
Hollwich Kushner has transformed the former industrial building into a 21st century 'ideas factory'
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Hollwich Kushner’s angular elevation accommodates space for new ideas

PHILADELPHIA – An old paint factory has been renovated into a 21st century platform for innovation and social engagement at the University of Pennsylvania.

The building sits back from the street to provide a public space with the potential for outside performances. Photo Cécile Septet
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Rhythm and repetition inform aesthetic and form

VANVES —Architecture firm Babin+Renaud design a performance building in time with the music.

The aesthetic of the building is not ‘showy’ in form or material appearance. Photo David Franck
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Barkow Leibinger designs a building as an abstracted billboard for Trumpf Group

WARSAW – A utilitarian box form is employed for an office building, with a playful twist.

An interior playground opens to the landscape through a glass façade. Photo Adam Mørk
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ADEPT and MVRDV explore the physical dimension of culture and movement

FREDERIKSBERG – Ku.Be is the result of a typology mix between a playground, a theatre and a gym presented as a community building in Denmark.