Articles tagged Prefabrication

Sprzeczna 4 by BBGK Architects. Photos Juliusz Sokolows & Marcin Czechowicz
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BBGK highlights Polish prefabrication in brick-red concrete

WARSAW – Proclaiming itself as the embodiment of all things prefabricated, Sprzeczna 4 stands out in the heart of the Praga neighbourhood in Warsaw.

Arthur's Cave by Miller Kendrick. Photos courtesy of the architect
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The story of Miller Kendrick's micro-cabin is inspired by Welsh legend

WALES – A series of pop-up hotels has appeared in the Welsh countryside following a competition by Epic Retreats to celebrate 'The Welsh Year of Legends'.

Billboard: Frame Awards July
Billboard: Frame Awards July
Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström. Photos Jean-Baptiste Béranger
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Bigert & Bergström's golden egg symbolises a change of seasons

KIRUNA – An egg-shaped sauna is making an impression on the local people of Sweden's northern-most town.

Common Ground by Urbantainer. Photos Kyungsub Shin / Young Kim
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Urbantainer breaks down the negative stereotypes of modular building

SEOUL – Built from 200 shipping containers over a 5300-sq-m area, Common Ground is the world’s largest retail platform made of container modules.

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.

LIKO-Noe by Fránek Architects. Photos Jakub Skokan / Martin Tůma (BoysPlayNice)
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Fránek Architects connects building research to the earth

SLAVKOV U BRNA – Originally constructed in 2015, the eco-friendly LIKO-Noe office building is now seeing results.

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This pinecone sunflower casts a beautiful shade by day and shines at night

INCHEON – With Solar Pine, HG-Architecture re-examines technology’s role in the new natural world.

The perforated pleats of Marc Fornes' permanent installation showers students with ornate shadows.
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Theverymany formulates a self-supporting amphitheatre with 990 aluminium shingles

ARGELÈS-SUR-MER – Using a computational process, Marc Fornes created a permanent installation which forms an energetic addition to a high school in southern France.

Leaderboard: London Design Week
Leaderboard: London Design Week
Polycarbonate covers the front façade animating the building both internally and externally.
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Graveney Sixth Form Block by Urban Projects Bureau

LONDON – From the robust wooden structure to the playful façade, Alex Warnock-Smith explains the process behind the new Sixth Form Block for students at Graveney School in London.

Both roof and walls are clad on the exterior in uniform, standing-seam aluminium.
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Holy Cross House by Thomas Balaban Architecte

MONTREAL – A house by Thomas Balaban Architecte subverts the residential norms of its Southwest borough in Montreal.

Stacked modules are alternately cantilevered and superposed to form loggias and balconies.
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Boucicaut Housing and Medical Care by Ameller, Dubois et Associés

PARIS – A social housing development by Ameller, Dubois et Associés seeks suburban harmony in urban Paris.

The yurts offer a panoramic, four-state view along with a cosy, terraced floor that may be raised into a lecture platform.
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Skylodge by Skylab Architecture

UTAH – A community centre anticipates an entire mountain village for the entrepreneurial elite.