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As part of a community regeneration programme in the township of Spijkenisse, Netherlands, a new library has been designed by MVRDV. It has been named Book Mountain and was designed to resemble a traditional Dutch farmhouse.
This visually striking example of contemporary architecture is the design of the Athenian practice of Divercity Architects under the direction of Nikolas Travasaros. Located on a 1.000 sq.m. site in the up market Athenian suburb of Psychiko, its 600 sq.m.
Contemporary and simple through its minimalism, House T, designed by Hiroyuki Shinozaki Architect, serves both as a residence and an atelier for a couple in Tokyo, Japan. The architects created a shifted box allowing visual connectivity and communication throughout all storeys of the house.
One of the most recent additions to the ever growing number of spectacular examples of contemporary architecture to be constructed in the Port Marianne area of Montpellier, France, is the Georges-Freche School of Management
Another example of the simplicity of Scandinavian architecture is Archipelago House by Tham and Videgard Arkitekter, which is situated on one of a group of islands in the Swedish archipelago. The low lying building sits between two rocks
At the annual People’s Meeting, held on the island of Bornholm in Denmark, the authorities commissioned the architects Kristoffer Tejlgaard and Benny Jepson to design a space which
On accepting the commission to build a home for a family in Singapore, WOW Architects faced the challenge of a small plot, common to the area, and the wish of the client to incorporate a pre-existing tree and expand on the garden theme within the design.
The project for the design of the City Hall and Civic Center for the Municipality of Oostkamp, Bruges, which would coordinate the widely spread out local government offices under one roof, was set as an architectural competition.
During September of this year a Starbucks pop-up shop designed by the innovative design team of Nendo, appeared on the streets of Tokyo. The concept of the store was to compare the pleasure of reading to that of drinking coffee and the need to place the same degree of importance in choosing your coffee to that of choosing a book.
Located to the west of Madrid, this contemporary horizontal structure is the design of the Spanish practice of Inaqui Carnicero Architects.