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Color and Architecture

May 19, 2010 by akheil  
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Completion of Renzo Piano’s colorful London project,

Central Saint Giles, London, UK – May 12, 2010 – The completion of Renzo Piano’s mixed-use devlopment in Central Saint Giles London was marked by the unveiling of two new sculptures. The development is 500,000 sq. ft. and is primarily office space.
The building consists of  400,000 sq ft of office space, 56 private apartments, 53 affordable [...]

Tree House Restaurant, Marketing through Architecture

April 20, 2010 by akheil  
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Tree Top Restaurant, Marketing through Architecture

Auckland, New Zealand – April 20, 2010 – PEL (Pacific Environments Ltd.) continues to win awards on the dream like Tree House restaurant. Commissioned by Yellow (Yellow Pages) as part of an extravagant marketing campaign, PEL designed a restaurant 10m high on a redwood just north of Auckland. The structure [...]

Split-Level House

April 16, 2010 by akheil  
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Split Level House, breaking the stereotype

Philadelphia, USA – April 15, 2010 – Qb3 design (cube design) has managed to put a new and interesting twist on two stereotypical housing types, the row house (townhouse) and the split level house. By exploiting the advantages of both Qb3 was able to develop an innovative and functional residence, [...]

Just for kids: the art of having fun with architecture…

January 28, 2010 by akheil  
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The first long-term installation for the Art Gallery of Alberta’s children’s space was conceptualized with an emphasis on the art of buildings themselves — which isn’t surprising, considering the focus on the architectural design of the new AGA.
Titled the BMO World of Creativity, the children’s space is a permanent 450-square-foot area on the main floor [...]

Architects to aid in Haiti earthquake relief

January 28, 2010 by akheil  
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In the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, countless relief organizations have stepped up to provide immediate aid to the Caribbean nation. Architects and designers are contributing in kind, and with good reason. Because much of the damage could have been avoided with strictly enforced building codes or earthquake-proof structures, the architecture community will have play [...]