Cantina Antinori hides its gigantic footprint in the land and melts its curves with the surroundings. Visitors are welcomed, then captured, by this magic building wrapped in soil.
An architectural landmark to connect the new waterfront with the historical city centre. Designed by Henning Larsen Architects, the “Operaen” is located in Copenhagen’s inner harbour and completes the historical axis running from the Marble Church through Amalienborg and right into the Opera’s stage.
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The building by Dominique Jakob and Brendan Macfarlane is part of the larger “Confluences” urban planning project to revitalize Lyon’s waterfront.
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This gymnasium in Natal is just the first building within a wider plan to boost development in the “Mãe Luiza” favela.
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The Grand Theatre in Albi, France, aims to trigger the transformation of the urban texture as well as boost the city’s cultural influence: this building is conceived as an architectural symbol and a landmark on the outskirts of the historical centre.
Designed as a succession of concrete slabs and with the utmost simplicity, the Museum is deliberately non-monumental.
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The project is based on a few, simple points: the GRAND STAIRCASE, the “MOVING ROOM”, the WOODEN ROOF, the WOODEN SCREEN and the WALKABLE SKYLIGHTS.
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