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MAD architects inflates playful ‘wonderland’ pavilion for beijing design week

with its allusions to alice’s adventures in wonderland, the structure seeks to instill a ‘carefree spirit and sense of whimsy’.

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SMA’s elliptical security center in mexico will be partially open to the public

‘to understand this type of specialized government program it was necessary to study the key activities of an information monitoring center,’ explain the architects.

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david hartt’s ‘in the forest’ documents unfinished development in puerto rico by moshe safdie

the exhibit, which coincides with the 2017 chicago architecture biennial as well as EXPO chicago, is on view at the graham foundation’s madlener house galleries.

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nouvelle AOM chosen ahead of OMA and MAD to overhaul paris’ tour montparnasse

the firm’s redesign seeks to emphasize the horizontal plane, while making a marked shift from opacity to transparency.

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herzog & de meuron configures zurich children’s hospital to offer a holistic patient experience

the layout of the facility follows an urban grid where departments correspond to ‘neighborhoods’ and each floor has its own main street.

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foster + partners to transform cedric price’s snowdon aviary at ZSL london zoo

the primate enclosure will replicate the animals’ natural habitat with a series of vertical elements at different heights that the monkeys can climb onto.

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