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25.05.17  Heneghan Peng: Palestinian Museum

The Irish studio Heneghan Peng realizes the Palestinian Museum in the town of Birzeit in the west of the territory. The building is a tribute to the local culture, both by its programming and its layout.

24.05.17  Andreas Gruber: UA House

Inspired by the relief of the Eisack valley in South Tyrol (Italy), architect Andreas Gruber designs UA House, a monolithic house, all dressed in concrete, with a breathtaking view of the Plose summit and the Valley of Val Gardena.

22.05.17  Bonte & Migozzi Architects: Kget

The architects of Bonte & Migozzi designed Kget, an entirely wooden dwelling, from structure to cladding, on an abrupt ground, offering an exceptional panorama of the Mediterranean. Set on stilts, this house allows its tenants to enjoy a green landscape and a breathtaking view of the sea.

19.05.17  THAD CHCC: Experimental structure

In central China, in Sichuan Province, the cliffs of Qianfoya contain a national treasure dating from 1 700 years: some 400 caves carved in the rock and their 1 700 statues of Buddhas. To protect this exceptional heritage, a transdisciplinary team of the Institute of Research and Architectural Design of the University of Tsinghua has developed an experimental structure designed to minimize its footprint on this fragile site.

19.05.17  BLOCK architects: THE STAR

L'ÉTOILE (Espaces et Technologies Ouverts for Innovation in Laboratories and Enterprises), designed by the BLOCK agency in Nantes, aims to connect researchers and students from the Mines-Télécom Institute (IMT) D'Évry Val de Seine with young entrepreneurs.

18.05.17  Stanley Saitowitz / Natoma Architects: Center for Jewish Life

Hidden behind a coating of red brick typical of the region, the Center for Jewish Life takes place on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia (USA). Designed by architect Stanley Saitowitz agency Notma Architects based in San Francisco, the building was conducted in order to gather a community through meetings, learning sessions and ceremonies.

12.05.17  CEBRA - Glifberg + Lykke: Street Dome

Located on the harbor Haderslev (Denmark), the Dome Street, designed by the Danish architectural firm CEBRA and Glifberg + Lykke designers, hosts a huge skatepark, playgrounds, tennis shoes, a climbing wall and a club canoe. A sports and cultural center with an area of ​​6 000 square meters attracts skateboarders from around the world.

12.05.17  Bigert & Bergström: Solar Egg

This facility, located midway between the egg and the spacecraft, a sauna. Located in Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, the project signed Bigert & Bergström designers aims to promote the town who had to relocate entire neighborhoods following the subsidence caused by the iron ore operations.

11.05.17  NOMA Architects: Bibliothèque à Tjøme

The architects Vincenzo Marchese and Petter Nordahl of NOMA Arkitekter Norwegian Agency rehabilitated the upper floor of a private garage two seats in a spacious and bright library. Thus, the designers were able to revive a traditional building in shaping him a contemporary silhouette up to a cultural design service.