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Bulgari’s flagship store . Kuala Lumpur

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MVRDV . photos: © Daria Scagliola and Edit – Stijn Brakkee

Bulgari’s flagship store in Kuala Lumpur has opened with a new façade that imagines the luxury brand’s heritage, and experiments with traditional materials. The storefront is the first in a series of MVRDV façade designs for the luxury brand. This concrete and resin facade is permeated by gold light to create a marble-veined façade. Continue reading MVRDV

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Pyramid Transformation . Tirana

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Situated in the centre of Tirana, the former Enver Hoxha Museum designed in the 1980s by a group of architects including the then president’s daughter Pranvera Hoxha and her husband Klement Kolneci. Throughout the years it has also served as a temporary base for NATO during the War in Kosovo, a night club and as an event space. In recent years there were plans to transform the structure into a national theatre. These plans never materialized meaning the building has been left to decay for more than a decade. Continue reading MVRDV

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Serpenti room . Milan

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MVRDV . photos: © Henrik Blomquist . + domus

MVRDV collaborated with Bvlgari for Milan Design Week 2018 in an installation that embodies the renowned Italian brand’s creative approach to be presented for the first time. The installation at the Brera Design District translates three key elements of Bvlgari creativity – materials, modularity and colour – into a three-dimensional space, interpreted by MVRDV, Iván Navarro & Courtney Smith and Storage Associati. The installation is on view until 22 April 2018. Continue reading MVRDV

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seasaw . Den Helder

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The Seasaw for Den Helder is a memorable, undulating public art installation which responds to its context and history, whilst literally representing the dynamics of the sea in its infinite movement. The installation respects the existing dike whilst allowing visitors and inhabitants to experience both city and sea from a whole new perspective. Continue reading MVRDV

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Weenapoint . Rotterdam

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In the coming years, Maarsen Groep will develop a mixed office, residential and commercial program as the third phase of the transformation of the former Weenapoint complex in Rotterdam Central District. MVRDV was selected as architects after a design competition for this inner-city development. The complex will consist of approximately 17,000 m2 of offices, a transparent commercial plinth and between 200 to 300 apartments. Completion is set for mid-2022. Continue reading MVRDV