Faena Bazaar . Miami

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Faena Bazaar is a renovation of the historic Atlantic Beach Hotel, built in 1939 and designed by prominent Miami Beach architect Roy France, whose work includes the Saxony and Versailles, both part of Faena District. Continue reading OMA



Lujiazui Harbour City Exhibition Centre . Shanghai

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OMA’s Shanghai Lujiazui Harbour City Exhibition Centre, located in the north of Shanghai’s Pudong district, has been completed. Continue reading OMA


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Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville . Caen

© Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti

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Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville is a public library for the metropolitan region Caen la Mer in Normandy, France. The 12,000 m2 multimedia library is located at the tip of the peninsula that extends out from the city of Caen to the English Channel. Its key position – between the city’s historic core and an area of Caen that is being developed – supports the city’s ambition for the library to become a new civic center. The library’s glass facade visually connects the adjacent park, pedestrian pathway and waterfront plaza to the interior and together with two large ground floor entrances at both sides of the building, enables a fluid interaction of the library with its surroundings. On the upper floors, the urban belvedere provides unobstructed views in all four directions. Continue reading OMA . Barcode