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Doors of Paros Island

  Greece consists of myriad small islands and the architecture of almost every one of them is characterized by buildings with white round walls. Paros island is just like that. The whiteness of the buildings so reflects the sun that it extremely tires your eyes, especially in summer, however it creates very alluring contrast with […]

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Peter Zumthor’s Tourist Facilities was Build Near the Historical Zinc Mines in Norway

  On a tourist trail near Allmannajuvet’s historical zinc mines in Norway service buildings appeared; they were designed by legendary Swiss architect, Peter Zumthor and they perfectly represent mine’s cold, gloomy environment. 73 years old architect was born on April 26th, 1943 in Basel, Norway. He studied industrial design and architecture at Pratt Institute in […]

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Pezo Von Ellrichshausen’s Vara Pavilion on Venice Architectural Biennale

    This labyrinth-like Vara Pavilion, made of 10 intersecting cylinders, was created by Chilean architects Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen for the Venice Architectural Biennale 2016. Each cylinder touches at least one another, creating a complex network of open spaces. The authors has defined the project as “the series of exteriors in the other […]

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Egyptian Pavilion ‘Reporting from the Front’ at the 2016 Venice Biennale

  The Venice Biennale of Architecture is an integral part of architectural culture. However, this year’s cycle “Reporting from the Front” is more unique, It highlights the capacity and potential of architecture’s role inside communities; “architecture makes the difference”, as Aravena puts it. The Egyptian pavilion commissioned and curated by Architect Ahmad Hilal with a […]

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Venice Architectural Biennale 2016 – Short Review

  2016 Architectural Biennale opened in Venice on May 28 and will last until November 27. A lot of architects gathered in Venice as usual, including such cult names as: Tadao Ando, ​​Alvaro Siza, Renzo Piano, Norman Foster, Bjarke Ingels. The event, which takes place twice a year, is a crucial event for all those […]

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Tate Modern Switch House by Herzog & de Meuron Opens in London

  On June 17th, 2016 Tate Modern’s new, additional building for museum officially opened and was introduced to the visitors with new look. Design belongs to notorious architectural duo, Herzog & de Meuron and it’s already clear that Tate Modern has once again confirmed its position as one of the 21st century’s iconic museums. It […]

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OMA’s Reconstruction for Fondaco dei Tedeschi is Revealed in Venice

  After a long wait OMA’s one of the most important project is coming to its end – 16th century Fondaco dei Tedeschi transformed into a modern department store and public area. OMA (The Office for Metropolitan Architecture) was founded in 1975 by Dutch and Greek architects, Rem Koolhaas and Elia Zenghelis. The company has […]

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Typical Houses From Ten Countries All Over The World

  During the history of mankind, with the development of people’s capacities and tools, their residence was changing too: from cave to neolithic hut ot from Roman palaces to modern villas. As a result, we got a varied history of houses’ architecture, which differs based on different regions and culture of the world. From this […]

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All the best for kids! Or, kindergartens in Tbilisi…

  The adults want all the best for kids always and everywhere. The majority of children spend the biggest part of a day in the kindergartens. The parents are always interested with the existing conditions, hygiene, menu, etc. in the kindergartens, but rarely with the building itself, as such. In general, the number of public […]

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White Canvas by MUA

  Architecture | Credits: MUA Nika Gurabanidze, Nika Maisuradze, Eka Kankava, Salome Ghudushauri, Nikolz Ksovreli, Eka Rekhviashvili, Tata Koiava, Devi Kituashvili, Gogiko Sakvarelidze Location: Tamar Chovelidze Street, Tbilisi, Georgia Building Area: 550 m2 Year: 2015   The project presented in this article is a conceptual solution of the future development of the very specific area in […]

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‘House of Space’ In Tsavkisi By TRIA Architects

  Georgian architect and designer Giorgi Papaskiri is working on a new project, a residential house in Tsavkisi, which will be a summer house at the same time. As he said, the project needed logical approach and every construction detail had to be taken into account. The main task for the architect was to adjust […]

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Modern Design For The Car Parks

  Around the world production of cars is wide-scaled. Companies compete with each other in creating  more comfortable, attractive and Eco vehicles and this has even formed into a separate field. A car is a favorite item for me, if it can be called so. It is something in which I feel comfortable and it […]

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Cultural Center Instead Of A Dysfunctional Factory – MUA’s New Project “FABRIKA” In Tbilisi

  Architecture | Credits : MUA | Nika Gurabanidze, Nika Maisuradze, Tata Koiava, Eka Kankava, Salome Ghudushauri, Boka Kilasonia, Ketevan Vachnadze, Irakli Petelava, Marekh Gorgiladze, Nino Margvelashvili, Gogiko Sakvarelidze, Devi Kituashvili Client: “Adjara Group Hospitality” Location: Ninoshvili str.8 | Tbilisi, Georgia Year: 2016   The soviet sewing factory get the life back, but this time the reincarnation […]

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Zaha Hadid In a Post Soviet Country – Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku

  As a member country of the former Soviet Union, Azerbaijan is still under the influence of the planning and architectural style of that era but tries to “escape” actively since obtaining independence in 1991. It is obvious that the government spends large sums of money on the modernization and development of infrastructure and architecture, […]

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Zaha Hadid’s Galaxy Soho in Beijing and Modern Architecture Expressed in Curves

  In a country of ancient culture such as China, it is difficult to build such buildings, which with their modern facades and forms will blend with the country and its character. For Zaha Hadid similar challenges had never been a problem; While creating Galaxy Soho, located in Beijing, she presented the Chinese yards from […]

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