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by Fabrizio Talocci
Tianjin Library
With an area of 33,700 square meters, the largest library in the world is finally real. Designed by MVRDV and the Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI), the new Tianjin Binhai Library is part of an impressive cultural-oriented masterplan (along with other 4 buildings) designed also by Bernard Tschumi Architects, Bing Thom Architects, HH…
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FRC2017 NESSIE
Archistart, with the aim to keep the focus on tourism, promotes Floating Room Competition, a contest calling the participants to design a double/twin "special room" with restroom, to be placed on natural or artificial water bodies. 230 young professionals under 35 of 18 different nationalities took part in the competition with 117 projects. The jury…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
 On Lake Washington's waters there’s the new human-scale frontier of wellness: in fact, it’s here that water and fire find their meeting point in Wa_Sauna, the platform that offers relaxation while admiring the Seattle skyline. Realized in 2014 from an idea of goCstudio studio, this floating sauna was also created thanks to the contribution of…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
On Saturday, October 28, at the Palazzo della Ragione in Padua, the winning projects of the Bando Periferie 2017 have been announced. Bando Periferie is a competition organized by the National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapists and Conservatives in partnership with MiBACT General Direction for Art, Contemporary Architecture and Suburbs with the goal of redevelopment…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Magazzini Raccordati
The Magazzini Raccordati, warehouses of Milan Central Station with 103 years of history, represent a product of great historical, economic and cultural interest. Featuring over 100 spaces spreaded over an area of 40,000 square meters for two kilometers in length along via Ferrante Aporti and via Sammartini. The Late Liberty style with Deco influences features…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
São Paulo, one of the most influential pole in the residential architecture of the twentieth century thanks to his Paulista School and the works of the likes of Vilanova Artigas and Paulo Mendes Da Rocha, is going to become the city with the smallest apartment of all Latin America: Vitacon has announced that in its…
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by Archistart
A-tent is the winner project of IAHsummer17, 4th edition of the design & self-construction workshop organized and promoted by Archistart upon the first week of August since 2014. The workshop took place at the youth hostel “Ostello del Sole” in San Cataldo, Lecce. In 2017 edition 48 architecture & engineering students and graduates from all…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
One hundred years after the General Urban Development Plan drawn by a group of Italian designers led by Armando Brasini, finally it is opening a new phase in the future of the Albanian capital: during last April, in fact, the Tirana City Council approved the new General Local Plan of the city named "Tirana 2030"…
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by Fabrizio Talocci
Living a subway station not only as a fast passageway but also as a place “to stay": from this kind of idea is born the Art Stop Monti initiative, created by ATAC (the Roman public transport company) and Nu Factory, with the aim of opening some of the Cavour metro station (line B) spaces to…
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