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Abandoned building turned into mesh-covered forest events space in Taiwan

August 7, 2019 Jon Astbury 0
The Forest BIG by Divooe Zein Architects

Divooe Zein Architects has turned an abandoned house in a wooded area of a park in Taiwan into a net-covered educational events space called The Forest Big. The Forest Big is in a wooded part of the Shangri-La Park in Miaoli, in an area scattered with the remnants of an old theme park. The project has

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Robitaille Curtis stretches trapeze net across void at Atrium Townhome in Montreal

July 10, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

An atrium ringed with wooden slats and topped with netting is the focal point of this slender Montreal dwelling, which has been overhauled by Canadian studio Robitaille Curtis. Located in the city’s Westmount neighbourhood, the Atrium Townhome project involved a major revamp of a narrow, rectangular home that was cramped and outdated. Robitaille Curtis, a

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CF Møller’s hybrid flood defences will create new nature park in Denmark

January 12, 2018 India Block 0

A flood defence system devised by CF Møller in central Denmark will combine urban planning, climate change adaption and nature conservation. Described by the Scandinavian architecture firm as an “architectural multi-tool”, the Storkeengen is designed to protect the nearby town of Randers from floods and transform the nearby fields into a wetland nature park. A raised boardwalk

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CF Møller’s hybrid flood defences will create new nature park in Denmark

January 12, 2018 India Block 0

A flood defence system devised by CF Møller in central Denmark will combine urban planning, climate change adaption and nature conservation. Described by the Scandinavian architecture firm as an “architectural multi-tool”, the Storkeengen is designed to protect the nearby town of Randers from floods and transform the nearby fields into a wetland nature park. A raised boardwalk

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Climbing nets surround tree extending through balcony of Osaka nursery school

October 29, 2017 India Block 0

The balcony play-area of this Osaka kindergarten by Hibinosekkei and Youji no Shiro provides children with an obstacle course of ramps, benches, monkey bars, and climbing nets around a tree. Located on the site of a former fire station, the architects wanted to provide a hub for the local community in Chitose New Town, Japan.

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Climbing nets surround tree extending through balcony of Osaka nursery school

October 29, 2017 India Block 0

The balcony play-area of this Osaka kindergarten by Hibinosekkei and Youji no Shiro provides children with an obstacle course of ramps, benches, monkey bars, and climbing nets around a tree. Located on the site of a former fire station, the architects wanted to provide a hub for the local community in Chitose New Town, Japan.

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Climbing nets surround tree extending through balcony of Osaka nursery school

October 29, 2017 India Block 0

The balcony play-area of this Osaka kindergarten by Hibinosekkei and Youji no Shiro provides children with an obstacle course of ramps, benches, monkey bars, and climbing nets around a tree. Located on the site of a former fire station, the architects wanted to provide a hub for the local community in Chitose New Town, Japan.

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Ortraum Architects builds forest home in Finland with a trapeze, a climbing wall and a hammock

October 25, 2017 Alyn Griffiths 0

This angular house in a forest near Helsinki is host to a number a child-friendly features including a climbing wall, gymnastic apparatus and a net covering a cut-out in one of the floors. The property was designed by local studio Ortraum Architects for one of its partners and his family of five. It occupies a sloping site on

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Sinèrgics co-working spaces in Barcelona showcase low-budget furniture solutions

August 12, 2017 Amy Frearson 0

A hammock suspended in midair and tables with integrated storage systems are some of the space-saving details that Colombo and Serboli Architecture have added inside this series of low-budget community co-working spaces in Barcelona. Colombo and Serboli Architecture, also known as CaSA, was asked to transform five unused commercial properties in Baró de Viver, an area of the Spanish city

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Ruetemple suspends netted areas in suburban Moscow home

April 28, 2017 Lizzie Fison 0

Russian architecture studio Ruetemple has renovated a family home in Moscow, creating an open living space using suspended nets for children to play in and bedrooms that overhang the central communal area. The architects focused on maintaining visibility and openness within the 160-square-metre home, allowing for natural light to fill the residence, while the parents can keep

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