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Voyager New Zealand National Maritime Museum in Auckland, New Zealand

July 13, 2011 Filed Under: Cultural, Public Buildings
Voyager New Zealand National Maritime Museum in Auckland, New Zealand

Designed by Pete Bossley Architects, Voyager New Zealand National Maritime Museum is located in Auckland, New Zealand. The alteration expands the building outwards and upwards, in a series of planes which explode the traditional form of the sheds. To the east an extension pushes over the sea, housing a series of beautiful yachts portraying the history of New Zealand small boat sailing. The existing... 

Brand new composite material uses rice husks for a convincing wood effect in Forsting, Germany

July 8, 2011 Filed Under: House, Residential
 Brand new composite material uses rice husks for a convincing wood effect  in Forsting, Germany

Brand new composite material uses rice husks for a convincing wood effect designed by Resysta International GmbH is located in Forsting, Germany.  Resysta is a brand new composite material that replaces tropical hardwood while also attaining a new level of attractiveness and durability, when compared to existing products such as Wood Plastic Composites. It is particularly suited to pool and maritime... 

The Nova Factory and Office building in Gebze, Turkey

February 24, 2011 Filed Under: Commercial Building, Office
The Nova Factory and Office building in Gebze, Turkey

The Nova Factory and Office building that located in Gebze, Turkey, was designed by Tabanlioglu Architects. The ‘L-shaped’ plan utilises a simple orthogonal structure with a three-storey office building incorporating showrooms and staff and visitor restaurants, fronting the flat-roofed production space. A subtle curve is introduced in the main façade, a ‘trace’ of a wheel, alluding to the... 

Alberta Health Services’ Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary, Canada

January 19, 2011 Filed Under: Health, Public Buildings
Alberta Health Services' Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary, Canada

Located in Calgary, Canada, Alberta Health Services’ Peter Lougheed Centre was designed by HOK. The design assists with attracting / retaining staff and the reduction of patient recovery times by creating an environment that expresses a ‘home away from home’. Strong horizontal lines, expansive glazing and patterns – inspired by fields and crop arrangements – were used to echo... 

1 Mont’ Kiara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

November 12, 2010 Filed Under: Commercial Building, Retail
 1 Mont' Kiara in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1 Mont’ Kiara, was designed by SPARCH, that located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  is part of an extensive mixed-use project spread over 3.4 acres of freehold land. The project is comprised of a 20 storey office tower, a 34 storey block of designer officer suites, luxury serviced apartments and the 1 Mont’ Kiara retail facility. A geometric matrix spans the roof of the mall; a triangulated transparent... 

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