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St Mary’s Calne Library / Woods Bagot

February 28, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

The Woods Bagot London Studio has put the finishing touches on a beautiful new library at the heart of the St Mary’s Calne School campus in Wiltshire, UK. The library will act as a hub of inspiration and learning, with a striking design that incorporates the adjacent apple orchard and surrounding century-old buildings.

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Rutgers University Sojourner Truth Apartments at The Yard / Elkus Manfredi Architects

February 28, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

Creating a new residential community while strengthening town-and-gown connections, The Sojourner Truth Apartments at The Yard provides 442 student beds in 135 apartments in two-, three-, and four-person suite apartments with full kitchens and living rooms. Located just off campus adjacent to Voorhees Mall—the most historic part of the Rutgers University’s College Avenue Campus—The Yard is a result of a creative partnership between the University and the City’s non-profit development agency, New Brunswick Development Corporation (Devco). The programming and planning of the site was the coordinated effort of Facilities Planning and Student Affairs at the University, Devco, and the City, and part of Rutger’s larger College Avenue Redevelopment Initiative.

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RMDM House / MRDM Architectes

February 27, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

On the border of the historical flea market in Saint-Ouen, this small mixed-use building – architecture studio office and collective housing, is set in a typical suburban fabric, defined by heterogeneous and relatively low-rise buildings. The very first difficulty in the project conception was to integrate the building in the small plot of land while respecting as much as possible its residential environment. The graduating height of the five-story volume makes it possible to associate a dwelling to the north and a townhouse to the south. The footprint leaves free space to a 50 m² courtyard which represents a breathing space into the dense fabric and creates a transparency towards the city.

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Tata Medical Center / CannonDesign

February 26, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

Cancer cases and deaths in India have doubled from 1900 to 2016, and one of the main reasons for that staggering statistic is the lack of access to cancer treatment. The Tata Medical Center was created to change this reality, acting as a beacon of hope for patients in India and across Southeast Asia. Already, clinical research done by the center’s Senior Pediatric Consultant and Director of Translational Cancer Research has increased childhood cancer survival rates in Kolkata from 65 percent in 2014 to 80 percent in 2019.

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Warot Building / B-ILD

February 26, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

Warot Building is the latest addition to the public facilities of the village of Winksele. It hosts a wide range of activities in a carefully designed multifunctional hall. The building is situated on an existing sports campus that is surrounded by rural landscape and public facilities. The large bay window and the covered outdoor space activate the adjoining fields for play.

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Home of Blended Pluralities / Ego Design Studio

February 25, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

Dr.Hareesh and Dr.Anju, well known doctors in Trivandrum, Kerala, came up with the requirements of building their home, in a lush green site flanked by huge mango trees. Dr Hareesh’s exposure to the world through travels required a modern house. The grandparent had memories of the times the old house was built and required experiences of traditional homes. Dr. Anju loved the modern and the traditional and was an avid collector of curios, which required spaces to exhibit them.

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Rendezvous House / CLB Architects

February 25, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

Stunning views and prime access to the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort made Shooting Star Golf and Ski Community an ideal location for an elegant mountain home. This 5-bedroom, 7,000 square foot home showcases idyllic views of the resort, the Teton mountain range, and Sheep Mountain. The Texas-based residents with long-standing ties to Jackson sought a space to provide access to world-class skiing both at the resort and in the backcountry. The Teton Village home embraces the outdoor lifestyle that Jackson Hole offers and promotes this throughout the home.

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Mima House / Marta Brandão + Mário Sousa

February 25, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

Located in the Algarve, south of Portugal, this house was built as a refuge from the bustle of the busy city. With its façades almost fully glazed, the interior of the house allows endless vistas of pine trees that are all around the site, whereas the façade edges with wooden slats (ensuring privacy for the bathrooms) reinforce the wooden character of the house and enhance its integration in the natural landscape.