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arcVision Prize 2015
 

arcVision Prize 2015

Find out the 21 names among which, on March 6, will be choosen the winner of arcVision Prize – Women and Architecture, the Italcementi’s award for women in architecture.

 

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Pani Community Centre
 

Pani Community Centre

For the Pani Community Centre in Bangladesh the Dutch architects SchilderScholte choose local materials and traditional skills, realizing an environmentally friendly building that contributes to the community in a significant way.

 

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Fragments of Light

“Hélène Binet: Fragments of Light” presents at the WUHO Gallery work that emphasizes  building’s qualities through the interaction between structure and light.

 

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MMMMMS House
 

MMMMMS House

In the outskirts of a Catalonian village, Anna & Eugeni Bach looked for a new relationship with the rural contest,  developing a house which spatial organisation follows the logic of a warehouse, generating a large volume within which smaller units are placed, to offer intimacy.

 

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The Apartment
 

The Apartment

For the refurbishment of an apartment in the austere Geneva, Bureau A conceived a stage for life where the coloured tiles evoke other activities than domestic ones.

 

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Apartment in Moscow

In Moscow’s downtown M17 used a sculptural storage-wall to generate a flexibile living space inspired to the principles of traditional Japanese houses.

 

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Homage to Haussmann
 

Homage to Haussmann

LAN developed for a residential complex in the new Clichy-Batignolles mixed development area (Paris), a building that pays homage to Paris and the 19th century Haussmann’s architecture while looking to the future and to its changes.

 

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Château De La Dominique
 

Château De La Dominique

For this winery in France, Jean Nouvel creates an object that rises up out of the existing building: a red volume consisting of an horizontal plane and four vertical mirror walls.

 

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Urban House Lindo Vale

For their house in Porto, Ana Cláudia Monteiro and Vítor Oliveira reinterpreted the inner structure of the typical Portuguese houses with simple volumes and a single color.

 

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Turbines on the Tour Eiffel
 

Turbines on the Tour Eiffel

Thanks to two wind turbines installed 120 meters above the ground, the Eiffel Tower will now be able to self-produce the electricity used by the commercial areas of the first floor.

 

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G. House
 

G. House

In a typical German neighbourhood Bechter Zaffignani Architekten created a concrete free-standing volume that is confidently different from the surrounding buildings.

 

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Mexico Pavilion

Appointed for the Mexican Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 the studio Francisco López Guerra Almada, took inspiration from the food that best represents the country’s agriculture: corn.

 

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