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Piampiano Residence by Studio B Architects

Piampiano Residence by Studio B Architects An existing assembly of disparate structures within a narrow site and wedged between a steep embankment and the rivers edge offered a curious challenge. Per Pitkin County regulations regarding proximity to river setbacks, demolition of the existing house was not an option as the immediate relationship to the Roaring Fork would be lost. We utilized the existing architecture by taking our cues in mass, scale and materials to transform the ordinary into Read more […]

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Turkish architects call on pope not to visit Ak Saray

Officials of the Turkish Chamber of Architects Ankara branch have penned a letter Officials of the Turkish Chamber of Architects Ankara branch have penned a letter addressing Pope Francis, who is set to become the first foreign guest at the new presidential palace, dubbed Ak Saray, (White Palace), requesting him not to visit the complex saying it was built illegally, the private Cihan news agency reported on Tuesday. The architects will also ask for a meeting from the Vatican’s embassy in Ankara Read more […]

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Zaha Hadid’s Tokyo Olympic stadium slammed as a ‘monumental mistake’ and a ‘disgrace to future generations’

Zaha Hadid’s Tokyo Olympic stadium slammed as a ‘monumental mistake’ and a ‘disgrace to future generations’ The 2020 Olympic stadium has faced two years of widespread criticism and budget cuts. Now prominent Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has launched a blistering attack on the designs   It was supposed to represent a dynamic future vision for Tokyo, flaring up out of the city’s Meiji Jingu park in sinuous white arcs. But Zaha Hadid’s design for the 2020 Olympic stadium has Read more […]

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Football Stadium Arena Borisov by OFIS Arhitekti

Football Stadium Arena Borisov The concept takes into account the natural advantages of the location and the existing interventions within the terrain, while maintaining as many of the existing trees on site as possible. Besides 13.000 seats there is additional 3.000 m2 of public space and are classified 4 stars according to UEFA categorization. Traffic and parking is organised between the forest. The arena Borisov forms a unified rounded dome, giving the impression of a single enclosed Read more […]

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Frank Gehry gives the finger to all new buildings (except his)

Frank Gehry gives the finger to all new buildings (except his) The architect Frank Gehry, designer of the Guggenheim Museum, has declared that 98 per cent of modern architecture is “s**t”. The put-down came after a journalist suggested his buildings are “showy” and another asked whether “emblematic buildings” such as his own would continue to feature in modern cities. Peering stonily from a podium he raised his middle finger in a gesture of contempt and rudeness before declaring Read more […]

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