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Prince Philip Residence

Prince Philip Residence by Thellend Fortin Architectes This project involved the expansion of a spacious single-story Outremont residence built in the 1960s. Situated on a site with a steep incline and majestic view, the two-floor expansion was designed to offer a generous window on the horizon. The architectural concept involved the addition of living spaces in the form of a long ribbon situated laterally to and in line with the contours of the existing structure. This ribbon folds and Read more […]

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Treehouse by Peter Bahouth

Treehouse by Peter Bahouth   Architect Peter Bahouth built a series of houses in the trees connected by wooden bridges in Atlanta. Inspired by his love for nature and his childhood memories of boyhood treehouses environmentalist Peter Bahouth created this grown-up fort in his Atlanta backyard. The three rooms of this treehouse have been named ‘Mind,’ ‘Body’ and ‘Spirit’ by its owner. A suspension bridge connects the living room to the bedroom that includes a platform bed which slides Read more […]

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Charleroi police headquarters by Jean Nouvel

Jean Nouvel extends Charleroi police headquarters with 75 meter tower In belgium, Jean Nouvel has extended Charleroi’s police headquarters with a 75 meter tower on a site that also houses a local dance studio. in doing so, a lively and accessible urban space has been created, activating the surrounding neighborhood. in 2011, after an international competition, ateliers jean nouvel was chosen alongside local practice MDW architecture to establish an accessible and congenial image of the police, Read more […]

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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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