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Competition: 09 Skyscraper Competition by eVolo Print E-mail
Friday, 10 October 2008 08:39

eVolo invites architects, engineers, and designers to continue exploring on new ideas and concepts for vertical density.

Skyscrapers have been springing up in fast-developing countries without careful consideration of the urban fabric, environmental effects, and quality of life. The 2009 competition calls for innovative designs for the XXI Century which takes into consideration the historical and social context, the existing urban fabric, the human scale, and the environment.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 October 2008 08:40
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Books - Weiss/Manfredi Surface Subsurface Print E-mail
Tuesday, 30 September 2008 05:59

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Weiss/Manfredi Surface Subsurface
by Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi (Authors,) Introduction by David Leatherbarrow, Foreword by Mohsen Mostafavi, and interviews conducted by Detlef Mertins
11 x 9 inches (27.9 x 22.9 cm),
Hardcover, 208 pages
300 color illustrations



Since being founded in 1987, WEISS/MANFREDI has been dealing with a wide variety of projects in the fields Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism. The firm judiciously transcends the virtual barriers that separate these disciplines.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2008 09:08
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3XN Partnership - Bella Hotel in Copenhagen Print E-mail
Monday, 29 September 2008 05:38

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Ambitious hotel marks Copenhagen on the international conference scene
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Recently proclaimed best city in the world to live in by Monocle, a leading lifestyle magazine, and hosting the upcoming COP15, United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009, Copenhagen insists on challenging much bigger world cities on the metropolis turf.


The ambitious and spectacular Bella Hotel will cement Copenhagen’s dawning position as a natural centre of international events.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 10:26
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Construction Under Way For New Early Childhood Center In The Bronx Print E-mail
Sunday, 28 September 2008 01:32

ecc_front_elevation_3.jpg Construction is under way on a new early childhood center (ECC) at the site of PS 94X, 3530 Kings College Place in the Bronx.

The project was designed by Gran Kriegel Associates on behalf of the New York City School Construction Authority. Citnalta Construction Corp. of Bohemia, New York is serving as the general contractor.

The Bronx center is among the first schools in New York City to have been designed in compliance with Local Law 86, following the NYC Green Schools Guide and Rating System. This system is based on the LEED Green Building Rating System, and was deemed equivalent for the purposes of Local Law 86. The new ECC, which will serve pre-K through 3rd grade students, will be the equivalent of a LEED silver facility.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2008 10:49
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[d³]contest Print E-mail
Wednesday, 17 September 2008 19:00

[d³]contest occurs during the IMM cologne. It is opened for young designers, students and graduates. it will be held from January 19th to 29th, 2009. The contest focuses on product design, industrial design as well as interior architecture and allows all interior products like furniture, lighting, textiles carpets or wallpapers.

 All entries have to be submitted before September 15 2008.

More info on their web site 

Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2008 02:45
 
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