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    Punta Sirena Hotel, Chile by WMR ArquitectosSubscription

    Buildings8 August, 2017

    The beach hotel usually comports itself in serene and brilliant white curves, borrowing the sleekness of the ocean liner, but the surfing resort of Curanipe in central Chile is a place for less sedentary approaches to the water. In response, WMR Arquitectos have not opted to emulate the quaint traditional buildings of the town, either; their only nod to the vernacular is their use of wood, with eucalyptus and pine filling the black steel frame of their building. This takes the form ...

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    Sofitel Vienna, Austria by Jean NouvelSubscription

    Buildings8 August, 2017

    ‘Jean Nouvel has created a ceiling for the city, in the form of gigantic artworks by Pipilotti Rist which cover the ceilings of the top floor restaurant and atrium of his Sofitel tower’

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    Typology: HotelsSubscription

    Thinkpiece7 August, 2017

    Anonymous rooms for anonymous and rootless lives, the hotel has long been a giant metaphor for modernity

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    The Europeanness of British ArchitectureSubscription

    Thinkpiece26 July, 2017

    Architecture may seem helpless in the face of political crises, but this has not stopped people from trying – and under far worse circumstances than our own

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    Bijlmermeer estate by NL Architects with XVW architectuurSubscription

    Buildings17 July, 2017

    A gigantic housing block in Amsterdam has been stripped back to bare essentials

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    Typology: DamsSubscription

    Thinkpiece22 June, 2017

    The control of nature promised a world transformed for the benefit of humans, but have gigantic dams drowned such hopes?

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    Hydroelectric Power Station in Kempten by Becker ArchitektenSubscription

    Buildings22 June, 2017

    The historic context of the site demanded a sophisticated architectural treatment

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    Pålsbu Hydro-Power Station, in Buskerud by Manthey Kula ArchitectsSubscription

    Buildings22 June, 2017

    99 per cent of the Norway’s electricity derives from hydropower

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    Lake Delhi Dam in Iowa by Stanley ConsultantsSubscription

    Buildings22 June, 2017

    While big dams are environmentally destructive, smaller projects can bring great benefits to local areas

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    Wooden Skyscraper in Lagos, Nigeria, by Hermann KamteSubscription

    Buildings13 May, 2017

    The development of laminated timber has facilitated the construction of unprecedentedly tall wooden buildings

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