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Children’s Library
 

Children’s Library

The library of the Italian Cultural Institute has been extended by a small space for children, designed by LAPS Architecture, and fabricated by “MYOP-Make Your Own Path” .

 

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Louis Aragon medialibrary
 

Louis Aragon medialibrary

Completed by Brenac+Gonzalez & Associés, the new media library in Choisy-le-Roi (Paris suburb) recalls in its volumes the site’s port past by playing on the metaphor of a ship moored on the river.

 

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Fulton Center

Although Fulton Center station eases a lot of commuter pain and presents the city of New York with a grand new standard in subway station design, it seems that the station needs more time to grow into its superlatives.

 

Op-ed / Jordan Hruska

Bandesign: Mirrors
 

Bandesign: Mirrors

In Gifu Prefecture, near a row of cherry trees, Bandesign conceived a café cladded with mirrors, in order to create the suggestion of a cherry forest on a urban corner.

 

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Belvedere in città
 

Belvedere in città

“Belvedere in Città” is a project that allows you to follow, through the use of drones, the progress of the Universal Exposition work site in Milan.

 

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Venice 2014: social ranking

Analising 60,000 posts and articles published online between June and November, Maria Novozhilova analyses the production of “spontaneous” bottom-up placings on the Koolhaas’s Biennale.

 

Reviews / Maria Novozhilova

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Brasilia Superquadra
 

Brasilia Superquadra

Francesco Marini looks at the Brasilia’s residential areas where the space is methodically proportionate to the human figure. In this space the local population has grown accustomed to an ideal lifestyle in relationship wide public spaces and with nature.

 

Photo-essays / Francesco Marini

30 public housing units
 

30 public housing units

The project by LAN Architecture in Paris has pursued a dual goal: to reconstruct the older urban fabric through small interventions within an overall framework of sustainable development.

 

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Governance by double-take

At the 13th annual Urban Age conference organised by LSE Cities and the Alfred Herrhausen Society of Deutsche Bank, urbanists, academics, economists, development practitioners and politicians faced on the question of urban governance of contemporary cities.

 

Architecture / Philippa Nicole Barr

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Preschool of Aknaibich
 

Preschool of Aknaibich

The preschool of Aknaibich in Morocco has only one classroom, nevertheless is a holistic architectural design, incorporating community dynamics, bioclimatics and a new vernacular style.

 

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Currelly Hall Washroom
 

Currelly Hall Washroom

On the ground floor of the Royal Ontario Museum, the Currelly Hall washrooms re-imagined by superkül studio bring new life and innovative design to a highly pragmatic program.

 

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Väven Cultural Centre

November 21st 2014, Väven opens to the public: the cultural center, designed by Snøhetta and White Arkitekter and visually inspired by the birch trees typical of the city of Umeå, weaves multiple cultural programs and activities together.

 

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