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Architecture for London

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Stone House . London

Architecture for London . photos: © Nick Dearden

This Grade II listed villa in Barnsbury, Islington was extended and refurbished to create a home with generous spaces for gathering and family life.

The rear extension is designed as a stone pavilion. Agglomerate stone forms a plinth upon which limestone piers rise, forming the structure of the extension. The natural stone blocks were locally sourced and selected for their low embodied energy.
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Boltshauser Architekten

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GLC Research Building . Zurich

Boltshauser Architekten . photos: © Kuster Frey . + World-Architects

The new building complex is one of the first components of the 2014 master plan for Zurich’s university quarter, that was finalized in the course of planning and construction. Together with the existing ETH building, the roughly 110-meter-long new-build forms a courtyard and thus fits in with the existing typology of the university quarter. Continue reading Boltshauser Architekten

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ETB . NOIA

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KINDERBAUM . Valdaora di Sopra

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The project for the primary schools in Valdaora di Sopra recovers some vernacular elements of the barn-house of Val Pusteria to fit the new elongated volume into the context. The presence of a solid plinth, the façade in larch boards and the pitched roof create a delicate balance between the identity of tradition and the need for innovation for a contemporary school. The progressively growing volume, typical of the archetypical structures of the context, also recalls the tree metaphor. Continue reading ETB . NOIA

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Jan De Vylder Inge Vinck . KOSMOS . JS

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CREATOWER . ZUG

Architecten Jan De Vylder Inge Vinck . KOSMOS Architects . JS Architektur

At the end life changed at all. Backwards in these days of early twenties it all started. But even way back then no one was able to understand or even forecast that change would become the only. And more. And faster. And that nothing was anymore without change. Or that what would be staying refraining from change would be without future. Continue reading Jan De Vylder Inge Vinck . KOSMOS . JS