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Tuesday 05 February, 2013

Jade Museum by Archi-Union

Chinese studio Archi-Union has converted an office block in Shanghai into an art gallery with a concrete staircase twisting through its middle (+ slideshow). The facade of the building remains unchanged but the interior spaces are entirely renovated to accommodate two exhibition galleries and a bar, with a glazed atrium sandwiched between.


Thursday 20 September, 2012

Neil M. Denari Architects Wins New Keelung Harbor Service Building

Neil M. Denari Architects has been announced as winner of a two-stage, international competition for the new Keelung Harbor Service Building in Taiwan’s major port city, Keelung. The Los Angeles based practice’s complex, metal-clad terminal was selected over four other competitive schemes provided by the remaining shortlisted teams.


Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Neil M. Denari Architects Wins New Keelung Harbor Service Building

Neil M. Denari Architects has been announced as winner of a two-stage, international competition for the new Keelung Harbor Service Building in Taiwan’s major port city, Keelung. The Los Angeles based practice’s complex, metal-clad terminal was selected over four other competitive schemes provided by the remaining shortlisted teams.


Wednesday 02 March, 2011

Giant Headquarter Building / Studiobase Architects + Reborn Studio

© Wei-Min Yuan Architects: Studiobase Architects + Reborn Studio Location: Taichung , Taiwan Design principal: Ming-Wei Huang, AIA Project team: CJ Wang, Mark Sun, Hsing-Feng Lin, Han Wang Project area: 4,800 sqm Project year: 2008 Photographs: Wei-Min Yuan


Wednesday 03 November, 2010

Practical Emergecy Exit Redesign for Easy Building Evacuations

Nowadays most of the building evacuation doors are not so easy to reach in case of an emergency. This was probably what triggered the idea to redesign the handle of the emergency exit door. Chen Guan-Yuan thought about the current situation: in case of a fire for example, the children and the people with disabilities [...]


Friday 19 March, 2010

A Barcode That Recedes With a Veggie’s Freshness

Walking through the produce aisle shouldn’t be as mysterious as the ingredients on the back of a bag of Cheetos, but sometimes picking out fresh produce can be a befuddling task even for the most seasoned herbivore. Fresh Code, by designers Sisi Yuan, Yiwu Qiu, Lei Zhao, Qiulei Huang, Lijun Zhang & Weihang Shu is [...]


Friday 10 April, 2009

ORDOS 100 #34: NU architectuuratelier

This villa is located in plot #28 of the ORDOS project. Architects: NU architectuuratelier Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009-2010 Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox


Monday 06 April, 2009

ORDOS 100 #33: Scalene Architectes

This villa is located in plot #77 of the ORDOS project. Architects: Scalene Architectes Location: Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China Principals in Charge: Jean & Luc Larnaudie Design year: 2008 Construction year: 2009-2010 Curator: Ai Weiwei, Beijing, China Client: Jiang Yuan Water Engineering Ltd, Inner Mongolia, China Constructed Area: 1,000 sqm aprox