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Hadid’s Heydar Aliyev Centre

As a previous counterpart of the Soviet Union, since 1991 Azerbaijan has been determined to change the reputation and status of their capital city Baku. One way in which the country is striving to make this possible is through the modernisation of the city, propelling Baku to be seen as another contemporary and independent city,
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The Mirror Cladded Antique: Chateau de Rentilly

Out of with the old, in with the new… or out with the new, in with the old? The rebuilt Chateau de Rentilly is the opposite of refurbished heritage buildings. Created by artist Xavier Veilhan, architects Bona-Lemercier and set designer Alexis Bertrand; the Chateau’s antique structure is covered – each millimeter – is cladded in
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From 5 Buildings to 18 Floors: PTTEP Headquarters

Eighteen floors of a continuous extraordinary interior design concept. Each level is connected through a symbolically fashioned colour palette, with open plan spaces which surrounds an adjoining central staircase. Thailand’s national petroleum exploration company; PTTEP’s Headquarters fills eighteen levels of Bangkok’s ENCO Building. With a floorplan of 45, 000 sqm, the award winning interiors were
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Created in China: The Phoenix Media Centre

Beneath a torus façade of steel and glass two towers stand connected, united under a single roof. Like yin and yang the Phoenix Media Centre in Beijing designed by BIAD UFo, has two buildings within a circular shell, inspired by the company’s logo of two intertwined phoenixes. The crystal shell sits in the centre of
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A House For Trees

Ho Chi Minh City is well known for it’s over-abundance of motorbikes causing daily traffic congestion and severe air pollution. With only 0.25% of the city covered with greenery, Vo Trong Nghia Architects has created a prototypical house in an effort to reconnect the new generation with nature. The main aim of House For Trees is to bring
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Nest We Grow

Nest We Grow was a project created by Kengo Kuma & Associates at the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley in response to an international design-build competition. Kengo Kuma & Associates had proposed a quintessentially Californian approach which was embracing many ideas that were still new to Asia. This project had won the 4th Annual
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Cabanas no Rio- The Micro Hotel

The Cabana no Rio was built by Lisbon studio Aires Mateus to offer a rural retreat for a pair of inhabitants in Grandola, Portugal. Cabanas no Rio translates to “cabin on the river” and this structure only used reclaimed timber to construct these cabins. The design of this rustic structure is simplistic. One hut is
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New first class interiors for British Airways

British Airways has launched a new redesign of the interiors for their first class flights. Passengers on first class flights to Delhi, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur will have the luxury of being seated in cabins designed by UK company Forpeople. The new interiors are designed specifically for British Airways’ new fleet called the ‘Dreamliner’.
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Live-work Apartments – A new option for business people

Sydney entrepreneurs have a chance to embrace ‘homework’ like never before. Innovative developer Michael Lindsay from Manahan Property Group has created ‘Live-Work’ apartments at a new residential development called The Junction Newtown. Prominently positioned on the corner of Gladstone and Phillip Streets, The Junction Newtown provides a selection of two-storey apartments that are specifically designed to
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Sydney property market gets surprise boom

Whoever said that the Sydney property market is set to crash, is in for a surprise. ONE30 Hyde Park, designed by architectural firm Bates Smart, has already sold one of two penthouses for more than $9 million. Both penthouses are two-levels with an internal lift, and have been designed to capture stunning views over Hyde
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Cardboard car unveiled by Lexus

The car brand Lexus has recently designed a cardboard car. The vehicle is crafted completely from cardboard, and is fully drivable. The cardboard car is based on the brand’s IS saloon model. The design was inspired by origami. 1700 cardboard sheets were used in the making of the model. The London companies Lasercut Works and
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Northbridge Brewing Company wins 2015 NBDA award

On October 17th the nation’s best in building design for 2015 was recognised at the National Building Design Awards, an initiative of the National Association of Building Designers proudly sponsored by James Hardie Australia. Hosted by internationally-renowned interior design expert, editor of Vogue Living Australia and television personality Neale Whitaker, more than 25 projects across Australia were awarded
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Stanford University’s newest building designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Stanford University in California has opened a new building by firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro. With an innovative design featuring two interlocking strands, Stanford’s newest building houses the university’s art and history departments. The McMurtry building is a large 9,290 square metres, containing galleries, classrooms, studios, a print lab, a digital darkroom, a recording studio, and
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Hanoi House converted into a plant-covered office

Studio 102, an architecture firm based in Hanoi, has converted an unfinished house into a plant-covered office. The house features plants spilling over much of the timber cladding. The unfinished building was bought as an investment property, but was left empty until Mein Garten decided to occupy it. Mein Garten, a landscape and horticultural specialist,
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Student Style Residence for Adults

With the current housing problem in London, interior designer Naomi Cleaver says that student style accommodation designed for adults will soon be on the rise. Cleaver has designed several student style residences, including iQ Shoreditch in London. She states that instating student style residences could provide a solution for adults who aren’t yet able to
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