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Asynsis Architecture + Design, horizontal observation wheel in Hong Kong, China

June 17, 2011 Filed Under: Cultural, Public Buildings
Asynsis Architecture + Design, horizontal observation wheel in Hong Kong, China

Designed by Nigel Anthony Reading with Aedas and Arup, Asynsis Architecture + Design, horizontal observation wheel is located in Hong Kong, China. It is intended as an icon of sustainability because of its use of renewable wind, tidal and solar energy, and to be carbon neutral by virtue of carbon-offsetting the construction footprint through tree planting in arid, drought-stricken areas in China. Hong... 

Four Cornered Villa in Virrat, Finland

May 2, 2011 Filed Under: House, Residential
Four Cornered Villa in Virrat, Finland

Located in Virrat, Finland, Four Cornered Villa was designed by Avanto Architects Ltd. The cross-like shape of this simple villa reaches towards four very different views, the space is open and defined at the same time. The exterior is treated all black and to contrast the bright, pale interior, with the idea that the dark colour will make the building completely disappear when seen from the lake. The...