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2014 AZ Awards Winner: Best Temporary Architecture

2014 AZ Awards Winner: Best Temporary Architecture

Open House by Matthew Mazzotta

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5 days ago

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A Majestic and Modern Chalet in Quebec

A Majestic and Modern Chalet in Quebec

With its modern take on the sturdy cabins of the Swiss Alps, Chevalier Morales Architectes’ mountaintop chalet in Quebec projects a low, rectilinear form onto a stark natural backdrop.

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5 days ago

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2014 AZ Awards Winner: Residential Architecture

2014 AZ Awards Winner: Residential Architecture

Cliff House, by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, sits serenely on a cliff overlooking Nova Scotia’s sublime coast.

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12 days ago

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A Cliff-Top House in Norway

A Cliff-Top House in Norway

The clean lines and textured surfaces of Schjelderup Trondahl Architects’ house on the outskirts of Oslo evoke the rustic simplicity of the region’s rocky terrain.

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13 days ago

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3 Controversial Architecture Projects Changing the Conversation

3 Controversial Architecture Projects Changing the Conversation

Mirvish + Gehry’s Toronto condo, Zaha Hadid’s cultural centre in Azerbaijan, and the Islamic museum proposed for Lower Manhattan have stoked debate about what architecture means beyond the building envelope.

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18 days ago

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A Simple, Dynamic Summer Home in Western France

A Simple, Dynamic Summer Home in Western France

With just a few thoughtful gestures, Atelier Raum gave this summer home in Sarzeau the ability to strike an assortment of distinctive poses against its wooded seaside backdrop.

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20 days ago

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Dutch Holiday Home Clad in Fishing Nets

Dutch Holiday Home Clad in Fishing Nets

Amsterdam’s Benthem Crouwel Architects drew heavily on the holiday home’s rustic North Holland surroundings to devise both its unique cladding and its sloping shape.

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30 days ago

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6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

6 WAF Nominees You Need To Know About

The World Architecture Festival’s shortlist for 2014 is replete with mind-blowing and imaginative projects, and multiple nominations for firms – including Sanjay Puri Architects, Tabanlioglu Architects, and 5468796 – that are not the usual suspects.

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July 28, 2014

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A Low-Impact Prefab Getaway in Denmark

A Low-Impact Prefab Getaway in Denmark

Constructed by Facit Homes and Eentileen Arkitektur, this efficient vacation spot on a small, forested site in Copenhagen is easy on its surroundings – and its owners’ finances.

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July 24, 2014

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A Breathtaking Retreat in Boulder

A Breathtaking Retreat in Boulder

This serene mountain retreat by THA Architecture offers stunning views of northern Colorado’s rolling valleys.

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July 14, 2014

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