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ACCESO AL PARQUE DE INVESTIGACIÓN DE LA UNIVERSIDAD POMPEU FABRA . Barcelona

Miba . ACCESO AL PARQUE DE INVESTIGACIÓN DE LA UNIVERSIDAD POMPEU FABRA . Barcelona  (1)

Miba architects . fotos: © Adrià Goula

La plaza conecta física y visualmente el Campus-eminentemente urbano y casi sin vegetación- y el Parque de la Ciutadella-uno de los mayores pulmones verdes de la ciudad. Es un lugar de tránsito pero también se trata de uno de los pocos espacios de socialización al aire libre de los que dispone el Campus. Continue reading Miba

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Armadale Residence . Melbourne

BE . Armadale Residence . Melbourne (1)

BE Architecture . photos: © Peter Clarke Photography . + wallpaper

The overall feeling of the three-storey residence in Armadale is lightness – almost an ethereal floating quality created by the sun refracting over the granite façade. This is a contradiction to the reality of the 260 tons of granite which make up the building’s skin. The resolution of the monolithic structure looks as though it could have been carved from a single stone. While there is permanence to the structure, the internal spaces are light and open, particularly in the living area where the fully retractable glazed doors open onto the adjacent courtyard. Continue reading BE