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After 10 Years Santiago Calatrava’s ‘Oculus’ Spreads It’s Wings

  After working for 10 years Santiago Calatrava’s idea finally spread its wings, literally and figuratively speaking. So far, only part of the building is open for visitors; but by the end of the year the whole terminal will start functioning and citizens will be able to access not only the subway but intercity railway […]

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Graft Architects Won The Competition For Rose Revolution Square In Tbilisi

  Famous architectural website designboom.com published an article, where we read that Graft Architects won the competition for Rose Revolution Square in Tbilisi and soon said space will be introduced to residents with modified design. It will become favorite place for fans for recreation, walking and public activities. Rose Square is one of the few […]

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Soviet Bus Stops In Georgia

  It has been about 1 year since I started gathering bus stop pictures around Georgia. My camera has already shot compositions from Kakheti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Meskheti, Adjara, Imereti and Kartli. Each time I come across more and more interesting sights, and it has become a challenge to find the most fascinasting stop for which I […]

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This Year, For The First Time Serpentine Gallery Will Host Five Architects

  Serpentine galleries continue to amaze viewers and deliver new and interesting compositions. For this year’s Pavilion it expended internationally acclaimed program and commissioned 5 architects simultaneously. Within this project each architect has to design and build a 25 sq.m. Summer House. One of the criteria for the selection of the architect was that they […]

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The Winners Of Alvar Aalto’s Museum Extension Competition Are Announced

  The winners of Alvar Aalto’s museum extension competition are young Finnish architects. The main goal was to connect and integrate Alvar Aaltos two masterpieces – the Alvar Aalto museum and the Museum of Central. The winning team was selected over 689 other entries for creating a sensible proposal that met the competitions main goal – “to adapt […]

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Laboratory of Architecture #3 – Metro Module in Moscow

  In this article IDAAF  present a project , which will not ever be implemented in its actual form, but is much more worthy than a number of realized design ideas. The presented work by Laboratory of architecture #3 is a competition project for renovation of Terekhovoa metro station in Moscow. “The details about the main […]

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Herzog De Meuron’s Hamburg Concert Hall Construction of 10 Years is Coming to an End

  Construction of 10 years is coming to an end – from January 11th 2017 lovers of quality music can enjoy famous composers in the newly built concert hall in Hamburg. Construction is mostly complete; final work is still carried out on 6000 square meter wall and ceiling cladding, organ is also being in installed. […]

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New York’s Tallest Skyscraper, ”432 Park Avenue” Construction Coming To An End

  Skyscrapers in New York have a new member, 432 Park Avenue. City’s tallest building is set to open for residents till this year is up. It is 100th skyscraper around the world. The design belongs to New York based Uruguayan architect Rafael Vinoly, developers are “CIM Group” and “Macklowe Properties” and structural engineer is […]

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Overpass To Restore Two-Way Traffic At Pushkini-Kolmeurnoba And More Cars To Tbilisi

  Another pardon, which we will have to beg to the next generation will have to be the planned overpass at Pushkin Square, which is being built instead of the pedestrian path and the green cover and using which from Freedom square to Kolmeurneoba, two-way traffic will be restored.   What are the benefits of […]

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“GG Loop” Transformed Italian Family House Into a Modern Architecture Example

  Revive the old, bring something back to life needs enormous talent and original vision, which architect Giacomo Garziano definitely doesn’t lack. He decided to renovate his parents’ home in the town of Altamura, Southern Italy. The house was built by Giacomo’s grandfather in 1950s and has been Cherubino Garziano and Rosa Giorgi’s home for […]

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Soviet Modernist Architecture Guide Book of Tbilisi

  In 1955 there was a decree about “Fighting against excesses in architecture” in Soviet Union. This resolution drastically changed course of development of Soviet architecture. Main challenge of this period was to provide residents with living space. New regions and micro districts were covered with typical housing projects developed in architectural design institutes. However […]

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Architecture For The Learning Hub in Singapore

  Environment where we spend most of our time greatly influences us; learning space not being an exception. Well planned and interesting setting, which takes into account our requirements, makes us open to the idea of studying and working. Space like this is created in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; while working on this project designer […]

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Russian Avant-Garde Architecture Influences Desk Accessories

  Russian designers Nasya Kopteva and Sasha Braulov took desk accessories’ design to next level. They were influenced by landmarks of Russian Avant-Garde architecture. This art movement began in late 19th century and continued till 1930. Items in the collection exactly correspond with some of iconic buildings of this period. They are made of solid […]

17th CENTURY WAREHOUSE RECONSTRUCTION, OLD RIGA

Renovation of 17th Century Warehouse Building in Riga

Authors: Sudraba arhitektūra | Arhitektes Lienes Griezītes studija Architects: Liene Griezīte, Līga Apine, Reinis Liepiņš, Aiga Rozentāle, Kārlis Līcis, Roberts Valdmanis Civil Engineering: SIA ”ARRA”, Aivars Vilmanish Photo: courtesy of Sudraba arhitektūra | Arhitektes Lienes Griezītes studija Location: Riga, Latvia                                                                                         Area: 777m2 Year: 2011   The architectural monument of 17th century, has been transformed into […]

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The First New-York Subway Station

  For in the late 1890s and early 1900s, many existing European transit systems were extended and several new ones began. The role of the artist and architect became increasingly important in these new systems, and their potential influence on the New York subway was great. European designers of the 1890s were experimenting with “a […]

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