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Dias . Matos . Santos Silva

Europan 10 . Entroncamento

source: archdaily

The railway complex served as a structuring element for
development of the city, having been a source of employment and
had, for decades, a strategic importance in terms of accessibility and
trade. Over the years, with economic and social changes, the complex
lost functions, and the revitalization of the area is imperative. Continue reading Dias . Matos . Santos Silva

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LAN Architecture

40 housing units . Paris

source: LAN Architecture

The major urban interest of Ilot 4.2 lies in its position: it will act as a fulcrum between Boulevard Pereire and the new ZAC (Urban Development Zone), creating a kind of transition between ‘black and white photograph’ Paris and the three-dimensional “Grand Paris” project.
Ensuring this transition was the core concern underlying our strategy, which involved trying to understand the fundaments of the Haussmanian typology. 

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Néstor Marcos

Centro Cívico de la Ajerquia Norte . Córdoba

origen: gracias a Néstor Marcos

El proyecto se plantea desde el análisis en sección del lugar y del grano de vacío con el que estamos trabajando, que responde a un carácter tipológico de este ámbito de la ciudad de Córdoba.
La zona de actuación está oxigenada por dos grandes vacíos, la Plaza  San  Agustín  y  los jardines  adosados  a   la  Iglesia  de  San Agustín. No menos importante es el paisaje de cubiertas al que nos enfrentamos y en el que se pretende actuar manteniendo una estructura tipológica y cosiendo con una serie de faldones que darán continuidad e identidad al lugar, sabiendo dialogar con esa referencia del barrio como es el campananario de la iglesia, que estará presente en todos nuestros puntos de vista. Continue reading Néstor Marcos

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Foster + Partners

Sperone Westwater gallery . NYC

source: Foster + Partners . archdaily . photos: Nigel Young

Sperone Westwater celebrates the opening of its new gallery on the Bowery in New York with an inaugural exhibition by Argentinean artist, Guillermo Kuitca. Nearly 35 years after its conception, Sperone Westwater continues to exhibit an international roster of prominent artists working in a wide variety of media. Its new building, designed by Foster + Partners, doubles the exhibition area and pioneers an innovative approach to vertical movement within a gallery setting. Continue reading Foster + Partners