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Laasby Sea Park by LABLAND

archiWEB 3.0 - 2 hours 42 min ago
LABLAND architects: Laasby Sea Park is the first of its kind in Denmark designed specifically for climate change, cross-gym and recreational use. A few years ago in the small Jutlandic town, Laasby, you would find an old factory area being overtaken by grass and bushes day by day. No one used the area or had […]

Studio David Thulstrup designs furniture for Copenhagen restaurant Noma

archiWEB 3.0 - 3 hours 8 min ago

Studio David Thulstrup has designed a highly crafted chair and tables for the revamped Noma restaurant in Copenhagen.  Read more

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German intelligence chief says Russia tried to hack energy grid

Ozmic World News ® - 3 hours 57 min ago

The head of Germany’s domestic security agency has publicly blamed the Russian government for a large-scale cyberattack that has targeted German energy providers.

Nevada greenlights 1st execution in 12 years, furthering death row inmate’s quest

Ozmic World News ® - 5 hours 13 min ago

Preview Nevada has officially scheduled the execution of Scott Raymond Dozier, 47, for July 11. While Dozier has repeatedly stated the wish to die, the sentence was delayed due to ethical concerns over an unusual mix of drugs to be used.
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Stephen Bates

archiWEB 3.0 - 5 hours 53 min ago
interview at FAUP FAUP An interview with Stephen Bates at Conferencias Brancas, Porto

Långbrodalskolan / NIRAS Arkitekter

archiWEB 3.0 - 7 hours 8 min ago
© Anders Fredriksen © Anders Fredriksen

‘Just shot that boy for running’: 17yo unarmed black teen fleeing police killed by officer

Ozmic World News ® - 7 hours 46 min ago

Preview The fatal shooting of 17-year-old black teenager Antwon Rose by police has sparked protests in East Pittsburgh. An officer is said to have shot Rose, who was unarmed at the moment, three times to stop him from fleeing.
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Brass House Amsterdam / MOPET architecten

archiWEB 3.0 - 8 hours 8 min ago
© Stijn Poelstra © Stijn Poelstra
  • Architects: MOPET architecten
  • Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Team: Joep Mollink, Daniël Peters, Richard Proudley, Steven van Raan
  • Area: 210.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Stijn Poelstra
© Stijn Poelstra © Stijn Poelstra

Text description provided by the architects. This modern Dutch family house in the capital of the Netherlands is a jewel for the IJburg district. Striking are the brass facades with angled surfaces and glass sliding doors. Sophisticated detailed and aligned. The facade material is fully recyclable and colors from gold to brown. Balconies on the front and rear façades ensure a coherence between inside and outside. Its geometric expression strengthens the plasticity of the facades.

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Looking ‘Under’: Snøhetta’s Submerged Restaurant is Taking Shape in Norway

archiWEB 3.0 - 9 hours 8 min ago
[ By SA Rogers in Architecture & Offices & Commercial. ]

Half-sunken into the sea along the Norwegian coastline, Snøhetta’s submerged restaurant project looks like yet another cool rendering that will never actually be built – but a new series of images by architectural photographer Aldo Amoretti reveals promising progress. ‘Under’ is set to be Europe’s first underwater restaurant, with a monolithic form that appears to be sliding into the water from the rocky shore. It will double as a research facility for marine life, its design and name paying tribute to the culture of coastal Norway and the city of Lindesnes in particular.

The architects explain that the name has a double meaning, as ‘under’ can be translated into ‘wonder’ in Norwegian.

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"Vardiya (the Shift)": The Turkish Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale

archiWEB 3.0 - 9 hours 8 min ago
© Emre Dorter © Emre Dorter

As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage, we present the completed Turkish Pavilion. To read the initial proposal, refer to our previously published posts, "Turkey's Entry to the 2018 Venice Biennale to Offer Space for Creative Encounter" and “Turkish Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale to Host a Series of Student Workshops

Kerem Piker of the firm Kerem Piker Mimarlık curated this year’s Pavilion of Turkey entitled Vardiya (the Shift). Coordinated by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and installed at Sale d’Armi, Arsenale, the pavilion functions as a space for gathering, conversation and sharing ideas, with a series of video installations projected on draped fabric screens as well as a lecture and meeting space designed to host the 122 architecture students invited from around the world to participate in workshops, discussions and keynote lectures in the space.

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‘Link tax’ and death of memes? EU advances copyright controls

Ozmic World News ® - 9 hours 42 min ago

Preview Memes banned. Remixes outlawed. Parody videos removed. Critics say this would be the outcome of the EU adopting two controversial copyright rules that were just approved in committee.
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Trump decries ‘fake news’ after ABC says ex-campaign manager ‘pleading guilty of manslaughter’

Ozmic World News ® - 9 hours 59 min ago

Preview ABC News was forced to issue a retraction after it aired graphics that falsely claimed US President Donald Trump’s disgraced former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, pleaded guilty to five counts of manslaughter.
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Mafengwo Global Headquarters Phase II / SYN Architects

archiWEB 3.0 - 10 hours 8 min ago
Bamboo clouds staircase. Image © Zhi Xia Bamboo clouds staircase. Image © Zhi Xia
  • Architects: SYN Architects
  • Location: Building C15, Hengtong International Innovation Park, 9 Jiuxianqiao North Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China
  • Architect In Charge: Yingxi Zou
  • Interior Design Team: Fuqiang Xia, Zhenzhen Cao, Tingting Liu, Yan Feng
  • Architectural Design: Fernando
  • Area: 1126.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2018
  • Photographs: Zhi Xia

Cierto Estudio

archiWEB 3.0 - 11 hours 5 min ago
Cierto Estudio
Illa Glòries . Barcelona Cierto Estudio The Room Community is our pitch for the Illa Glòries tender, which was awarded 1st prize with the consequent commission of the block’s urban planning proposal, as well as the construction of one of the four units that make it up. The urban strategy We conceived a dense block … Continue reading Cierto Estudio

Climate Change Debate Takes New Turn As Questions Arise Over EPA Secret Science

Ozmic World News ® - 11 hours 17 min ago

By Brandon Turbeville, Natural Blaze The political theatre between climate change fanaticism and free market lack of regard for the environment is continuing apace and notably so with a recent move...

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