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BIG’s design for Lego House

The design for BIG’s highly anticipated LEGO® “experience center” – a.k.a. The LEGO® House – has been released! Located in the heart of The Lego Group’s birthplace and home town of Billund, Denmark, the 7,600 square-meter building resembles “gigantic LEGO® bricks” that are “combined and stacked in a creative way to create an imaginative experience both outside and inside.” True to form, the 30 meter-tall structure will feature several exterior and multi-level access Read more [...]

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Rethink Athens competition winners announced

On 27 February it was announced at the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens that OKRA in collaboration with Mixst urbanism and Wageningen University had won the prestigious competition ReThink Athens, reimagining a new city centre. The team is supported by the Greek Architects of Studio 75 and Werner Sobek Green Technologies. Onassis Foundation has signed a contract with OKRA in order that the OKRA team will develop their ideas in the forthcoming months into a plan that can be realised on the Read more [...]

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2013 EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award: finalists unveiled

The European Commission and the Fundació Mies van der Rohe have announced the five finalists who will compete for the 2013 European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award. In total, 335 works in the 37 European countries which participate in the EU Culture programme were nominated for the award. An expert jury drew up the final shortlist (details below). The overall winner of the Prize, as well as the ‘special mention’ award for best emerging architect, will be announced Read more [...]

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1X Photo Awards 2012

1x is an online photo gallery and social network. What makes 1x different from most other photo sites is that every photo displayed has been hand picked by a professional curator. Only 1/20 photos uploaded are published, which has resulted in a gallery of world class photography. Many of the exceptional photos published on 1x can be bought as premium fine art prints, delivered right to your doorstep. Today we present you a selection of 1X’s photo awards 2012. Enjoy! Read more [...]

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LEXUS DESIGN AWARD 2012

Lexus created the LEXUS DESIGN AWARD, an international design competition, to help nurture young creators who could produce ‘DESIGN’ that enriches our world. The award looks for entries from young designers around the world and begins calling for entries for the first competition since October 30, 2012. junya ishigami – LEXUS design award mentor from designboom on Vimeo. Lexus was launched in the United States in 1989 as a premium car brand from Japan. As a truly global premium car Read more [...]

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