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dan bruun overhauls frank gehry-designed los angeles home for visual artist

a residence that was originally designed by architect frank gehry back in the 70’s has been transformed. what was once a hub associated with the contemporary L.A. art scene has been updated to accommodate the new inhabitants: a visual artist and his family living in the little osaka neighborhood of los angeles. taking cues from […]

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fran silvestre arquitectos plan zarid house as a system of terraces

merged into its dramatic topography is fran silvestre arquitectos has envisioned ‘zarid house’ located on the cabo de plat overlooking the atlantic ocean. the proposal sees a series of slender volumes intertwined and meet at the middle as they adapt to the descending terrain. this method optimizes views and allow the dwelling to protrude from […]

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triptyque wraps arapiraca towers in são paulo with portugese azulejos tiles

the eight randomly distributed blue and white towers are connected by metallic footbridges and form the new residential development in the vila madelena district.

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MAD projects simulations of people on LED screens inside roca beijing gallery

an all-glass façade allow passersby to see the multimedia walls that project realities of moving people using the roca bathroom products inside the showroom.

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milan’s apple store by foster + partners will feature an outdoor amphitheater

new images unveil the piazza liberty store will open as not just a place to buy apple products, but as a meeting point and a crossroads of technology and creativity in the center of milan.

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