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    São Paulo: Entwerfen in einer Stadt der Gegensätze (Teil ...

    MODULØR

    01.06.2017

    (Article available in German only) Im zweiten Teil des Berichtes über die junge Architekturszene in São Paulo lernen Sie zwei weitere kollaborative Architekturbüros kennen, die nicht nur ihr eigenes Stadtbild auf sehr spezifische Weise prägen.

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    Une architecture jouant entre le visible et l’invisible

    TLmag

    22.05.2017

    Solo House d’OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen

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    Glenn Sestig: Des lignes architecturales

    TLmag

    15.05.2017

    À partir d’une sélection limitée de matériaux de haute qualité, Glenn Sestig parvient à évoquer des visions de grandeur passée, bien qu’il serait trop facile de le qualifier de minimaliste.

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    Brasília: Eine Stadt in Bewegung (Teil I)

    MODULØR

    08.05.2017

    (Article available in German only) Alle sprechen vom Himmel über Brasília. Der sei einfach unvergleichlich – so weit, so hoch, so blau!

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    Renaat Braem: Entre géométrie et fluidité

    TLmag

    24.04.2017

    One of the leading architects of the 20th century, Renaat Braem combined a passion for expressive, fluid decoration with constructivist architecture at his private home and studio in Antwerp.

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    Architecture Néerlandaise

    TLmag

    18.04.2017

    For decades a test bed for bold, experimental projects, the Netherlands continues to function as an architecturally compelling landscape – both in terms of design practice and consumption.

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    Architecture from the Air: Zurich's Zollfreilager

    Hochparterre AG


    17.02.2017

    Get a bird's-eye view of Zurich's latest urban development – droned-filmed from the air!

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    Von adipösen Enkelinnen, Hundehütten und Leuchttürmen

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    09.02.2017

    Welche Türen werden der Kunst im architektonischen Kontext eröffnet?  Ein Gespräch mit Tobias Rehberger. Von Karin Frei Rappenecker

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    For Real?: sooii

    Brand story

    Bettina Krause

    26.01.2017

    The Wuppertal firm of sooii creates perfect 3-D visualisations for architecture, interiors and products. Thanks to the latest technical features there are no longer any perceptible differences to conventional photographs.

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    Kenntnisse: Christian Kerez – ein Flirt mit der Kunst?

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    11.11.2016

    Der Schweizer Biennale-Beitrag „Incidental Space“ von Christian Kerez zeigt eine frappante Nähe zu Kunst. Karin Frei Rappenecker stellt dem Schweizer Architekten Fragen in Bezug auf das Verhältnis von Kunst und Architektur.

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    Christian Wassmann: Cosmic Modernist

    TLmag

    23.09.2016

    Le studio de Christian Wassmann à New York tient du cabinet de curiosités : des maquettes alignées sur le Nord géographique sont suspendues au mur, tandis que d’autres recouvrent différents coins et surfaces de ce loft de SoHo. Des esquisses,

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    Sound und Architektur im Dialog

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    23.05.2016

    Das Ausloten der Grenzen zwischen Kunst und Architektur geschieht meist über Kunst als „hard ware“. Die sinnliche Erfahrung von Kunst beschränkt sich aber nicht auf einen physisch präsenten Ausdruck eines künstlerischen Arbeitsprozesses.

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    Der Genius Loci und die temporäre Kunst

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    22.03.2016

    (German only) Kunst im öffentlichen Raum mag die Wahrnehmung eines Orts verändern. Idealerweise bei jeder Begegnung mit dem Werk. Was passiert aber wenn die Kunst nicht mehr da ist?

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    Wie Kunst den Alltag aufmischt

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    07.12.2015

    (German only) Wenn Künstler die Wirklichkeit abbilden und damit den Alltag reflektieren, verschwimmen die Grenzen zwischen verschiedenen Welten. Und es öffnen sich neue Türen.

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    The Light Fantastic

    Anderson-Frank Lachlan

    17.11.2015

    That most intangible, yet fundamental, of architectural elements – light – takes centre-stage across a number of recent beacon projects internationally.

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    EIN ARCHITEKTONISCH-KÜNSTLERISCHER PAS DE DEUX

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    26.10.2015

    (German only) Der Künstler Erik Steinbrecher und PARK Architekten aus Zürich erschaffen Projekte, in denen die Grenzen zwischen Kunst und Architektur zerfliessen – ein Gewinn in jeder Hinsicht.

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    ArchitekTOUR

    Brand story

    Ulrich Büttner

    24.09.2015

    With ArchitekTOUR Heinze has created a new format for the networking of architects and manufacturers. Since 2010 this has been enhancing purely trade fair events with selected talks and presentations. This year's congress will be taking place at

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    KÜNSTLERARCHITEKTEN – ARCHITEKTENKÜNSTLER

    Karin Frei Rappenecker

    15.09.2015

    (German only) Viele Künstler, die im öffentlichen Raum oder im architektonischen Kontext arbeiten, kommen aus der Architektur – und umgekehrt nehmen Künstler gerne Einfluss auf Architektur oder bauen sie gleich selbst. Ein Blick auf die

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    Slenderness in Steel: the unico XS profile system

    Brand story

    Ulrich Büttner

    11.08.2015

    Forster Profilesysteme AG, headquartered in the Swiss town of Arbon, still occupies the site where it was founded over 140 years ago.The original coppersmith shop of F.J. Forster has long since developed, however, into an innovative company with

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    Architecture américaine contemporaine

    TLmag

    03.08.2015

    « En tant qu’architectes, nous mettons notre créativité au service de la société pour faire de nos communautés des endroits où il fait bon vivre. À travers notre profession et le travail de notre vie, chacun d’entre nous a écrit et

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    Is There Life After Expo 2015?

    Giovanna Dunmall

    02.07.2015

    The five-yearly international big-top fair that is Expo is currently drawing vast crowds to its 2015 Milan edition. Given its sustainability theme, just how sustainable are its temporary architectural offerings?

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    Architexture: textiles go constructional

    Dominic Lutyens

    21.04.2015

    Its roots may lie in transient structures, but contemporary textile architecture, with all its creative, functional and ecological possibilities, is definitely here to stay.

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    Alper Atac & Peter Eisenman

    TLmag

    10.03.2015

    Together with Alper Atac, Peter Eisenman was awarded the realisation of one of Istanbul’s most important public projects currently in development – the Yenikapi Transfer Point and Archaeological Park. This large-scale endeavour is meant to reread

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    Constructing Worlds: Photographie & Architecture

    TLmag

    18.02.2015

    En 1827, Nicéphore Niépce prit la première photographie de l’histoire : un cliché des toits entourant la fenêtre de son studio. Depuis lors, architecture et photographie entretiennent une intime relation. Une exposition majeure récemment

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    Thermal versatility

    Indesign Media Asia Pacific

    01.09.2014

    A house in Tokyo balances year-round thermal comfort with issues of privacy (Text by Stephen Crafti)

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    Piling Them High

    Dominic Lutyens

    19.08.2014

    Bricks in contemporary architecture may well be saddled with a reputation for retrograde traditionalism – after all, the oldest discovered bricks date from before 7500 BC. For some, they conjure up images of architecturally unimaginative housing

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    Naturally cool

    Alyn Griffiths

    16.06.2014

    The need to minimise energy consumption affects many aspects of architecture, and designs that employ traditional or cutting-edge shading devices and ventilation methods are at the forefront of reducing our reliance on air conditioning. Architonic

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    Maintenant – Bernard Tschumi at the Pompidou Centre

    Klaus Leuschel

    03.06.2014

    Among the numerous signs that one's status as a grandee of architecture has been secured is having a big survey exhibition at Paris's Pompidou Centre. Architonic uses the current Bernard Tschumi retrospective as an opportunity to reflect on the Swiss

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    Through Deidi's Eyes

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    21.05.2014

    In this first installment of our new series featuring the work of renowned architectural photographer DEIDI VON SCHAEWEN, we take a look at a unique exhibition of Colombian architect and bamboo-master Simon Vélez's work, currently installed in the

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    Bright Lights, Big City: urban-lighting projects that dazzle

    Alyn Griffiths

    17.03.2014

    The highly utilitarian nature of urban lighting hasn’t stopped designers and manufacturers from adding value to projects that illuminate our cities through forward-facing design and technology. Architonic sheds some light…

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    MOBILIA: 100 ans de design d’architectes belges à ...

    TLmag

    10.03.2014

    L’exposition MOBILIA, qui a lieu à l’Atomium à Bruxelles du 12 février au 15 juin 2014, met en évidence le talent des architectes qui, depuis la fin du XIXe siècle et à travers le monde, ne se contentent plus de construire des édifices

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    Tadao Andō: Le voyage des îles de Naoshima à Venise

    TLmag

    25.02.2014

    Depuis la création de son agence en 1969, Tadao Andō surprend par ses constructions dont le béton brut et l’épure des formes géométriques sont devenus les symboles. Du Modern Art Museum de Fort Worth au Texas, à l'Armani Teatro à Milan, en

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    Behind the green door: La triennale d’Architecture ...

    TLmag

    20.02.2014

    Le développement durable est un terme d’usage qui inclut tout et rien à la fois. Cette expression, mise à toutes les sauces, n’a pas toujours été utilisée à propos. Ce qu’il en reste est vide de sens et difficile à prendre au sérieux.

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    Lightscaping

    ORGATEC

    05.02.2014

    Creative light-shaping by architects and interior architects, married with ingenious, technologically driven lighting solutions, are changing the way we experience, interact with and use light in work, contract and other spaces. It's a new dawn.

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    An Open and Shut Case

    Dominic Lutyens

    27.01.2014

    Beyond their utilitarian function, windows and doors set up an emotional expectation on the part of visitors as to what they'll encounter within a building, while, at the same time, negotiating the relation that users inside have with the exterior

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    L’Atomium: Culturel et contemporain

    TLmag

    13.12.2013

    Icône du paysage bruxellois, curiosité architecturale ou sculpturale, l’Atomium s’affirme de plus en plus, non seulement comme un monument emblématique et touristique mais aussi comme un pôle culturel du nord de Bruxelles. Entretien avec

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    Beyond the Cliché: the mountain chalet reinterpreted

    Sophie Loschert

    18.11.2013

    The mountain chalet has always been closely linked with the dream of a simple, rustic home in pristine natural surroundings. However, a number of projects throughout the world show that a holiday home in the mountains does not necessarily need to

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    Pénétrez dans l’univers d’Alvar Aalto: Vers une ...

    TLmag

    03.10.2013

    Par Tomi Summanen, Alvar Aalto Museum & Natacha Drabbe, Iconic Houses

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    Retail luxe sur mesure

    TLmag

    27.09.2013

    Le casse-tête des industries du luxe ? Comment inciter des milliers d’acheteurs à entrer chaque jour dans une boutique tout en préservant le sentiment d’exclusivité qui doit se dégager des lieux. La tendance est aux Méga Maisons, une

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    Archi-Matières: Nature et Habitat

    TLmag

    27.09.2013

    Malgré la mondialisation qui uniformise tout sur son passage, il reste des chocs culturels évidents : en Asie ou Océanie, le rapport intrinsèque à la matière prédomine en architecture. Mieux, la force de la Nature et la puissance structurelle

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    Out on the Tiles: ceramic architectural facades

    Dominic Lutyens

    23.09.2013

    Contemporary architects internationally are breathing new life into the old tradition of using ceramic elements on exteriors. The result are striking facades that marry expressive ornament with sustainability.

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    The Printed Environment: 3D printing goes architectural

    Alyn Griffiths

    12.09.2013

    3D-printed architecture might seem like the stuff of the future, but a number of architects are experimenting to try to turn tomorrow's fantasy builds into today's innovative projects. Architonic investigates.

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    Bodies of Evidence: architecture, photography and real lives

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    29.08.2013

    There's a long tradition of architectural photography presenting viewers with depopulated spaces – interior and exterior landscapes, devoid of the very users for which they have been designed. Celebrated Dutch photographer IWAN BAAN's unparalleled

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    From a Great Height

    Dominic Lutyens

    11.07.2013

    As ever-taller skyscrapers increasingly dominate the urban landscape, London-based architecture and design journalist Dominic Lutyens asks how designers can push the boundaries of interiors ever further upwards.

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    The Park of Parks: Copenhagen's Superkilen

    Valentina Ciuffi

    05.04.2013

    A collage of stories and urban situations from around the world: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, Topotek1 and Superflex’s response to Copenhagen’s most multi-cultural district.

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    ARCHITEKTUR 0.12: the first exhibition on popular Swiss ...

    ARCHITEKTUR 0.12

    18.12.2012

    ‘Are Swiss architects unable to create interesting buildings?’, asked Felix E Müller, editor-in-chief of Swiss newspaper NZZ am Sonntag, in a recent article. ‘Unfortunately, all new buildings look the same.’ With this provocative statement,

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    Selling Spaces: new directions in retail design

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    12.12.2012

    In spite of the rise of e-commerce, the physical point of sale is still with us. That said, the traditional store is having to up its game in terms of the experience and brand relevance it offers consumers – not only to compete with online shopping

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    At Your Convenience: contemporary public-toilet architecture

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    25.10.2012

    We'd like to talk to you about a delicate matter. The toilet. The WC. The lavatory. However you choose to refer to it, we all require regular access to this most prosaic of environments. Which is why it's refreshing to see a number of recent public

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    Pop-up stars: temporary contemporary architecture

    Alyn Griffiths

    08.09.2012

    From huge temporary stadia to tiny transitory event spaces, pop-up architecture fulfils many roles and comes in many guises. In some cases the very latest technologies are used to engineer complex structures, while in others a readymade approach

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    Zbyněk Hřivnáč - One of Them

    Adam Štěch

    20.08.2012

    From a global view of history of design, the Czech design scene still remains at the edge of historical periods and styles. Despite that fact, some great Czech designers have found themselves in an international context in the past.

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    Prefabricated Architecture

    Alyn Griffiths

    24.07.2012

    When architects such as Jean Prouvé and Charles Eames began experimenting with buildings made using off-the-shelf components following the second World War, little did they know that technology would one day allow buildings to be created from kits

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    Living in an Open Floor Plan

    Susanne Fritz

    19.06.2012

    At a former industrial site in the West of Zurich, young people show the potential of an open floor plan, how to build sustainably using recycled materials, how to be resource conscious, and demonstrate that food from Aldi – a discounter – can

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    Olympic Landscapes

    Alyn Griffiths

    05.06.2012

    Among and around the buildings that will house hockey players and hurdlers, cyclists and swimmers throughout the duration of this summer’s Olympic Games in London are public spaces that strive to meet the exacting Olympic standards of excellence

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    Mind the Gap: architects fitting extraordinary buildings ...

    Alyn Griffiths

    26.03.2012

    Every city evolves differently, according to fluctuations in population and wealth, changes in industry and other social and economic factors. As old buildings are replaced, or new ones constructed, spaces between these buildings appear or alter;

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    Leading lights: current and future applications for new ...

    Alyn Griffiths

    03.01.2012

    Few aspects of product development have seen more innovation in the past decade than lighting design. Legislation and consumer demand have hastened the evolution of energy efficient solutions and programmable software now enables infinitely

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    Underground Structures

    Tim Abrahams

    29.11.2011

    At the end of the 19th century, HG Wells imagined a future in which industry had been completely located underground, whilst above ground all was green and leafy.Instead, something very different has happened to the building of structures beneath our

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    Architecture between heaven and earth: extraordinary Control ...

    Susanne Fritz

    10.11.2011

    Even if it has become an everyday experience to take a flight in an aeroplane people continue to be fascinated by the act of overcoming gravity. The attraction of aircraft, airports and their infrastructure is accordingly great.

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    Knowledge Bases - Library architecture from antiquity to the ...

    Susanne Fritz

    16.10.2011

    The development of writing in ancient Egypt also gave rise to the first libraries as places of storage for these witnesses to a new, revolutionary cultural technology. Using the following examples as a basis Architonic here highlights the range and

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    Hole Lot of Sense: smart uses for perforated façades and ...

    Alyn Griffiths

    20.08.2011

    Perforated walls, panels and screens have been used for centuries as a way to control the level of light entering a building or to offer privacy to the occupants. The functions of perforations have remained largely the same, but the materials and

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    Bricking It: innovative applications of man’s most trusted ...

    Alyn Griffiths

    15.07.2011

    Brick is one of the most ancient and familiar building materials known to man, and its strength, character and flexibility of use continue to attract architects working on innovative contemporary buildings. Architonic examines some key projects that

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    Spectacular Vernacular: contemporary applications of ...

    Alyn Griffiths

    23.05.2011

    There was a time when context was everything in construction. Local materials were transformed by the ambition and skill of the builder into a functional, stylistically appropriate structure. In the face of an, at times seemingly inexorable, movement

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    Neo Geo: geodesic construction in contemporary architecture

    Alyn Griffiths

    09.03.2011

    The principles of geodesic construction were developed by the pioneering American architect and engineer R Buckminster Fuller in the middle of the last century as part of his efforts to use science and technology to address universal issues. His

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    Death by Architecture

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    04.03.2011

    Shuffling off this mortal coil is something we all, sadly, have to do. There's no opting out. But while mortality might be a great leveller, a number of architects have shown recently how designing environments that process death – be it in

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    New Éire: Ireland's modernist self-fashioning ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    14.01.2011

    Ireland is in a reflective mood these days. With the island nation on the edge of Europe facing up to the reality of a severely damaged economy and a decimated construction industry, nostalgia is doing what it's wont to do.

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    Bucharest: The 2010 Mix

    Alexander Horne

    16.12.2010

    In the world of design, China's rapid-manufacturing prowess and the oil-fuelled 'tabula rasa' urban developments of countries such as the UAE and Kazakhstan have given cause for thought in a typically Western-dominated field. But what of the

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    Real Terms: the authentic approach of architects Carmody ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    10.12.2010

    'Emerging', 'the ones to watch' and 'the stars of tomorrow' are just some of the labels that have been applied of late to young London-based architectural practice Carmody Groarke. Founded just four years ago, the studio has more than proved its

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    Erst Moskau, dann die Welt: Corporate Architecture der neuen ...

    Susanne Fritz

    04.11.2010

    Google sucht zur Abwechslung einmal selbst: Nach mehr Usern, denn im Gegensatz zu Googles Vorherrschaft in anderen Ländern ist der Marktanteil in Russland bei ca. 20 % stagniert. .Die russische Suchmaschine Yandex hingegen hat einen Marktanteil von

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    Picnic, plants, architecture - the fascinating world of ...

    Susanne Fritz

    25.09.2010

    One of today's most outstanding architects has been selected as the guest of honour at this year's "Interieur" trade fair in Kortrijk (Belgium). Junya Ishigami, a pupil of Kazuyo Sejima, is the founder of junya.ishigami+associates, lecturer at the

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    The Presence of Absence: Detroit's haunting ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    03.09.2010

    There's faded grandeur. And then there's Detroit. Once the fourth-largest city in the US, its spectacular economic and social decline is writ large in the disintegration of its architectural fabric. With its former manufacturing industries decimated

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    Viaducts: new urban encounters

    Tim Abrahams

    21.08.2010

    An intelligent approach to repurposing disused viaducts is providing a number of cities with new public spaces that delight users with fresh and intriguing perspectives of familiar urban landscapes. Architonic examines how such projects, in turning

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    A Size Issue

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    31.07.2010

    Architonic reviews '1:1 – Architects Build Small Spaces', the latest exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum

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    Over Site: how Caracas's new cable-car system is making ...

    David Sokol

    29.07.2010

    Once so disenfranchised that they didn't even appear on maps of the city, Caracas's favelas are, thanks to projects such as the technically and politically remarkable MetroCable transport system in San Agustín, acquiring a social legitimacy. Here,

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    Route Master: the 2010 London Festival of Architecture

    Tim Abrahams

    17.07.2010

    With the 2012 Olympics coming round that last bend and into view, this year's geographic-route-fixated London Festival of Architecture decided on 'The Welcoming City' as its theme. But just how welcome was that as an idea.

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    Exhibition: Richard Neutra in Europe (1960–1970)

    Susanne Fritz

    07.07.2010

    Between 1960 and 1970, so in just ten years, the American architect Richard Neutra (*1892 in Vienna, †1970 in Wuppertal) had eight villas constructed in Europe; four in Switzerland (one of which was the only one to be built without a flat roof),

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    Look Who's Talking: architecture in the ...

    Alexander Horne

    16.06.2010

    If architecture is the accumulation of centuries of knowledge, then what of its existence in an era of perpetual and instantaneous updates that the Internet and social networking brings? For a technology-driven industry, it seems slow to embrace the

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    Camouflage Architecture: underground buildings

    Susanne Fritz

    10.06.2010

    If you're familiar with the Wombles, then you probably encountered underground architecture at any early age. .It's unlikely that the following projects were inspired by the Wombles, but that doesn't mean they're any less successful in terms of

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    Rezension: 'Mythos Metropolis' von Franziska ...

    Susanne Junker

    20.05.2010

    Die Stadt mit ihrem Reichtum an narrativen und mythischen Bildwelten hat über eine lange Zeit hinweg einen besonderen Topos in der modernen Vorstellungswelt belegt. Ein neues Buch von Franziska Bollerey, herausgegeben in deutscher und englischer

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    Sarasota Revisited: Architonic explores the architectural ...

    David Sokol

    15.05.2010

    The 'Sarasota School of Architecture' was coined as an historical term by architect Gene Leedy in the 1980s to describe the unique mid-century, European-Modernism-meets-Florida architecture of the city. Here, we examine how the physical legacy of

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    Making an Exhibition of Ourselves: Architonic deciphers some ...

    Tim Abrahams

    15.05.2010

    No form of architecture is perhaps as loaded with rhetoric as the expo pavilion. With hundreds of countries currently jostling at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai to attract visitors into their little piece of home, Architonic takes a look at what's at

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    'Form follows fear': in conversation with Roberto ...

    David Sokol

    28.04.2010

    Architonic talks to Miami-based artists Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt about the relation between art and architecture, and how public space has become more contested than ever.

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    'Harmonious Anarchy': revisiting Hak Nam, Hong ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.04.2010

    When photographer Greg Girard decided to visit the notorious, citadel-like 'Walled City' slum in Hong Kong's Kowloon, where the daily lives of 35,000 people played out, he was told he may not come back alive. Luckily for him, he did. And, luckily for

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    The windows of the world: new full-height glazing systems

    Susanne Fritz

    30.03.2010

    The panorama window allows you to the bring the beauty of nature into your home, while keeping extremes of weather firmly outside. The systems presented here by Architonic turn the architectural visions of the Modern Movement into a reality.

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    Rezension: 'Heavenly Vaults' von David Stephenson

    Susanne Junker

    23.03.2010

    Wir leben in einer Zeit, in der Sakral-Architektur zum emotionalen Thema geworden ist. (Man denke an die jüngst getroffene Entscheidung der Schweiz, den Bau von Minaretten zu verbieten.) David Stephensons Buch mit beeindruckenden Fotografien von

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    Rezension: 'Snøhetta Works' von Snøhetta

    Susanne Junker

    20.03.2010

    Architonic hat für Sie einen Blick in die neue Werkmonografie des norwegischen Architekturbüros 'Snøhetta' geworfen und entdeckte dabei, was sich unter einer Schneekuppe so alles befinden kann.

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    Alfred Messels Wertheimbauten in Berlin

    Susanne Junker

    07.01.2010

    Der Beginn der modernen Architektur in Deutschland. Mit einem Verzeichnis zu Messels Werken

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    Das Labyrinthische

    Susanne Junker

    03.12.2009

    Über die Idee des Verborgenen, Rätselhaften, Schwierigen in der Geschichte der Architektur

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    High Alpine buildings – modern day witch houses

    Susanne Fritz

    04.11.2009

    Life threatening conditions, abode of trolls and witches:.The Alpine inhabitants of the Middle Ages avoided the mighty peaks and icy heights of the high Alpine regions. Nowadays they are accessible for tourism.

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    Adolf Loos

    Susanne Junker

    19.10.2009

    Adolf Loos’ Haus am Michaelerplatz in Wien und seine legendären polemischen Essays wie “Ornament und Verbrechen” (1908) oder “Ins Leere gesprochen” (1921) sind Standard in jeder Architekturlehre.

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    Photography to go to rack and ruin

    NoéMie Schwaller

    29.09.2009

    His photo tours have taken him to abandoned factories, clinics, hotels and ghost towns in Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the continental US, Hawaii and the Ukraine.

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    Transit Shopping

    Susanne Fritz

    29.09.2009

    The retail industry is going through a difficult time and has been complaining about stagnation in its customer base. The big shopping malls are competing with each other to attract shoppers.

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    Intuitive Interaction

    Nora Schmidt

    29.09.2009

    Interaction with sensory user interfaces – computers, automats, mobile phones – has become part of our everyday life.

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    Media Façade

    Susanne Fritz

    28.09.2009

    Architecture tends to use media facades more and more as a stylistic feature. What used to be applied to facades after construction more in the way of a blemish is now part of the planning process.

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    Die besten Einfamilienhäuser in der Stadt

    Susanne Junker

    17.09.2009

    "Als Nonplusultra urbaner Behausung galt da schon eine renovierte Jugendstilwohnung – am Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts.” Mit diesem Stossseufzer leiten die beiden Autoren ein Buch ein,

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    Laces of Architecture

    NoéMie Schwaller

    07.09.2009

    Finesse of detail, shadows and light, mystery and beauty, coupled with a precision of gesture in production. The fragments of stone filigree adorning gothic cathedrals and Moor palaces have marked the history of architecture.

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    The Venetian City Garden

    Susanne Junker

    03.09.2009

    Gardens in Venice? In view of the fact that Venice immediately evokes associations with lagoons, canals, palazzi and small, densely built-up areas of land surrounded by water, this sounds like something of a contradiction.

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    Parque Biblioteca España

    NoéMie Schwaller

    10.08.2009

    In areas of urban underprivilege and unrest, libraries can improve the quality of life. Based on the urban development model of Chicago, a library park has now sprung up in Medellín, the second-biggest city in Columbia.

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    Memory

    NoéMie Schwaller

    08.08.2009

    Technology, nature and tradition are all reflected in the sculpture 'Memory', which will be on display at this year's South African art festival 'AfrikaBurn'.

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    Architecture &

    Architonic

    29.07.2009

    Founded in 2009 by the School of Arts, Culture and Environment at the University of Edinburgh the Journal Architecture & provides a platform for innovative ideas in design and research practices.

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    Herning Museum of Contemporary Art

    NoéMie Schwaller

    15.07.2009

    Herning Museum of Contemporary Art will open to the public on September 9, 2009 uniting three distinct cultural institutions: the Herning Center of the Arts, the MidWest Ensemble and the Socle du Monde.

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    Remembering Jan Kaplický - Architect of Future Systems

    NoéMie Schwaller

    12.07.2009

    The Design Museum London pays tribute to the astonishing architect

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    Eight Linked Towers

    Architonic

    11.07.2009

    Best Tall Building 2009 in the Asia and Australia category by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

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    Wohnhäuser

    Susanne Junker

    28.06.2009

    Hier liegt ein großformatig-schweres Buch vor mit einem etwas reisserischen Titel, doch der Blick in die porträtierten Häuser besänftigt sofort.

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    A walk through history

    Architonic

    25.06.2009

    The proposal for the Macedonia Fight Museum by the Swedish architects Joakim Kaminsky and Fredrik Kjellgren consists of a chronological walk through Macedonian history, covered in the soft light filtrated by Macedonian marble.

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    O.H.W.O.W.

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.06.2009

    Aaron Bondaroff and Al Moran's O.H.W.O.W. invades Athens and presents the 'Greasy Spoon pop-up shop' designed by Rafael de Cardenas of Architecture at Large.

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    155 Cumberland

    NoéMie Schwaller

    23.06.2009

    For 155 Cumberland Quadrangle Architects Limited deservedly won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Award of Excellence for Innovation in Architecture.

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    Sedus in Dogern

    Sedus

    03.06.2009

    The winner of the architectural competition to design the new Sedus office building in Dogern, Germany, has been announced: the Munich-based architect’s office Allmann Sattler Wappner.

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    Katharina Grosse. I'd like a large studio in the centre ...

    Susanne Junker

    02.06.2009

    The book can be read as a kind of continuation of the title, in that it is a monologue by the artist Katharina Grosse about building a house and about her own house, a highly personal description of thoughts and perceptions.

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    Deadline Today!

    wonderland

    28.05.2009

    Architectural and competitive practices across Europe: challenged and topically presented by wonderland

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    Frank Lloyd Wright

    Susanne Junker

    18.05.2009

    Sein Leben erzählt in Briefen, Plänen, Dokumenten (His life in letters, plans, documents)

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    Haus K. in O. (House K. in O.)

    Susanne Junker

    11.05.2009

    Eine Villa von Martin Elsaesser für Philipp F. Reemtsma .(A villa by Martin Elsaesser for Philipp F. Reemtsma)

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    Economic crisis – disaster or opportunity?

    Dr. phil. Friederike Mehlau Wiebking

    07.05.2009

    We have not experienced a crisis of this magnitude since 'Black Friday' in 1929, when the stock market crash rocked the world economy. However, times of recession do not necessarily mean stagnation. In the field of public investment they instead

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    Grand Pari(s)

    NoéMie Schwaller

    06.05.2009

    “We have to think big”, said President Sarkozy on 30 April 2009 at the opening of the exhibition at the Palais de Chaillot, where ten of thirty-seven future models for the re-design of Paris are on display.

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    Carchitecture

    Susanne Fritz

    04.05.2009

    The big car manufacturers have recently discovered an effective marketing instrument in a new kind of corporate architecture: large museums and car collection centres built right next to the production plant, where the customer can experienced an

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    Urban Swiss Design: Glattalbahn Zurich

    Dr. phil. Friederike Mehlau Wiebking

    28.04.2009

    Architonic Series 'Investment Stimulus for Public Projects', Article 1

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    Festival of temporary architecture?

    NoéMie Schwaller

    28.04.2009

    Whereas on previous occasions Milan always proved to be a festival of temporary architecture, this year we had to look hard for innovative concepts.

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    Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics

    Nora Schmidt

    17.04.2009

    The Center was designed by the Californian firm of architects Morphosis and named after its generous sponsor Charles H. Cahill, who helped finance a large share of the 50 million dollar building.

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    Grand Stand 2

    Susanne Junker

    10.04.2009

    Even the most spectacular trade fair stand disappears again as fast as it was set up and remains only an ephemeral memory. However this two-volume photographic record, the result of a cooperation between publishers Frame and Gestalten Verlag.

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    ORDOS 100 #34

    Architonic

    10.04.2009

    The program: a house. Our concept: universal need for shelter. Solution: a void.

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    The UAE Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 breaks ground

    Foster + Partners

    03.04.2009

    Drawing inspiration from the form of a sand dune, the pavilion is a reference to this symbolic feature of the desert landscape shared by each of the seven emirates.

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    The Matchbox strikes

    Architonic

    01.04.2009

    Granted aesthetic planning permission in Amsterdam North, The Matchbox is a blend of artistic, creative and commercial spaces tailored to suit this artistic quarter.

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    Sanitary fixtures as furniture, taps as sculptural objects

    Nils Becker

    30.03.2009

    Even though for 50 years it has been one of the world's leading trade fairs for the building industry, at first glance all the things which nowadays lie behind the three letters ISH are not immediately obvious.

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    Habitat Machines

    Nora Schmidt

    26.03.2009

    Science fiction – the world after its destruction in the year 2347. This could be a rough description of the first impression created by the photo-montages of the Canadian artist Dave Trautrimas.

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    Herzog & de Meuron 1997 - 2001

    Susanne Junker

    17.03.2009

    From being known only to insiders Herzog & de Meuron have become megastars, and their awards include the 2001 Pritzker Preis and the 2007 Praemium Imperiale. Volume 4 of their complete work has now been published and covers the years 1997 to

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    Escape Hill

    Architonic

    17.03.2009

    The controversial Tsunami Museum in Aceh will come to represent a fitting place for reflection but at its opening last week a row over the 700 families still to be re-housed overshadowed the event.

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    schmidt hammer lassen architects to build largest library in ...

    SHL Architects

    09.03.2009

    Scandinavia's largest public library will be realized on the waterfront of Aarhus in western Denmark

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    Housing moves on

    Susanne Junker

    06.03.2009

    Starting with the concept of 'individual design for living', what forms, themes and tendencies determine the parameters for today's housing design?

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