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Carthage-Lost City

Located in present-day Tunisia, Carthage was founded by Phoenician colonists and became a major power in the Mediterranean. The resulting rivalry with Syracuse and Rome was accompanied by several wars with respective invasions of each other’s homeland, most notable the invasion of Italy by Hannibal. The city was destroyed by the Romans in 146 BC. […]

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Must-Read Architectural Manifestos

The architectural manifesto has become a somewhat unfashionable genre. Unfortunately so, as all architects should let themselves be reminded from time to time of just how much debate a few adequately polemical lines in a book can spark.  Some people claim that the manifesto has suffered an unavoidable fate, as the form can’t embrace the multitude […]

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Hedge Building Rostock

The pavilion is the official Dutch entry for the International Garden Exhibition IGA 2003 held in Rostock, Germany. Two German architects Andre Kempe and Oliver Thill have designed the pavilion. Both have been running a design office, Atelier Kempe Thill, for some years in Rotterdam. For the architects the commission was very interesting on a […]

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quartier Lodges tagesbar forum

Architects:Beer Bembé Dellinger www.bbdarch.de Concept and interior designEva Peter, Theo PeterandLena Peterwww.werkvoll-designshop.de Project development:Theo Peter, BauZEIT Netzwerk GmbHwww.bauzeit-netzwerk.deand Wolfgang Mün

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Tiny House

Casa Tiny in Mexico is one of the first built works from young local architect Aranza de Ariño. Photography: Edmund Sumner Located just a short walk from the sea, Casa Tiny can be found nestled in an area of dense vegetation near the surf town of Puerto Escondido, on Mexico’s idyllic Oaxacan coast. One of the first built […]

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Iguatemi Skylight, São Paulo

Situé au cœur de l’espace principal d’IGUATEMI, le nouveau design pensé par CARBONDALE pour l’iconique et sculptural skylight combine une structure innovante, saisissante avec une grande sophistication environnementale. Les colonnes existantes supprimées, ce majestueux volume de 31 mètres par 35 mètres innove par une structure libre avant-gardiste d’une remarquable envergure. Uniquement  envisageable en cette ère […]

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Collage As A Tool To Play With Different Universes 

Maria Morais Water is the beginning of all that exists, the vital element of human existence, having been the subject of different cults and several conceptions. The triple symbolism water-body-bath is as old as humanity itself, and its reference as creative element of the world, in the various civilizations and cultures, allows to show not […]

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Al Hamra – Tene Toubab, Sénégal

The project Al Hamra (الْ َح ْم َراء – « red ») resulted from a meeting between a young client in Dakar and Atelier KOE. The buzzing capital of Senegal led him to explore a remote area of the bush, where he eventually wanted to settle. The question was how to build and live in this […]

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