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A Natural-Stone Mosaic Facade Punctuated by Dramatic Opal Windows in a New Building by OMA

In the developing city of Gwanggyo located about 25 kilometers south of Seoul, a high-end Korean department store stands out amongst gray office buildings and other concrete structures. Designed by OMA/Chris van Duijn, the Galleria shopping center features a mosaic facade … Continue reading

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A New Book Compiles an Expansive Collection of Gaudí’s Unorthodox Architectural Works

Known for transforming Barcelona’s architectural landscape, Antoni Gaudí famously combined nature, materiality, religion, and influences of Orientalism into a widely recognized aesthetic that’s captured in a new book from Taschen. Throughout more than 350 pages, Gaudí: The Complete Works encompasses the … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Storefront Windows Imitate Billowing Transparent Fabric in Renovation by UNStudio

A soon-to-be fashion shop in Amsterdam has a new facade that mimics flowing textiles. Designed by UNStudio, a Dutch architecture firm, “The Looking Glass” features three glass panels mounted on the building’s brick front. Each low-iron annealed glass piece is attached … Continue reading

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The World’s Oldest Construction Project | Sagrada Familia

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Not Just For Bookworms: Helsinki’s Oodi Central Library Connects Residents Through Multi-Faceted Cultural Resources

Readers, researchers, and other curious residents are encouraged to gather together in a massive new ship-shaped library in Helsinki, Finland. Designed by ALA Architects, Oodi Central Library, the long and narrow structure features a sweeping wooden exterior topped with two stories … Continue reading

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Die Welt steht Kopf – Das Toppels Haus in Wertheim gefilmt in 4K

nga1121997 Das Toppels Haus an der Autobahn A3 bei Wertheim ist ein absoluter Hingucker. Denn alles steht hier Kopf, Alles, Außen wie Innen! Hier einige Außenaufnahmen, die Lust auf mehr machen. Leider war keine Zeit für mehr, so wurde das … Continue reading

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The Twist: A New Gallery in Kistefos Sculpture Park Connects Two River Banks

A sinuous new gallery and bridge reaches across the Randselva River in Jevnaker, Norway. Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), the aluminum-clad structure joins north and south river fronts on the campus of Kistefos Sculpture Park. 15,000 square feet of … Continue reading

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Woahh No idea how or where to incorporate this yet but I L♥VE it | Indoor Outdoor Plants & Gardens in 2019 | Unusual homes, Natural building, Architecture

Woahh No idea how or where to incorporate this yet but I L♥VE it Source: Woahh No idea how or where to incorporate this yet but I L♥VE it | Indoor Outdoor Plants & Gardens in 2019 | Unusual homes, … Continue reading

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This Public Toilet In Norway Is Likely The Most Beautiful In The Entire World

Norway may very well have built the most astoundingly beautiful public toilet in the world. And, I’m pretty sure, in the Solar System as well. What looks like a painstakingly crafted art installation or part of some high-tech laboratory is, … Continue reading

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Ordsall Hall

View this post on Instagram Gangsta Granny well underway in the Great Hall #rainyday #indoormove @heartbreakproductions @ordsall_hall @visitthequays A post shared by Ordsall Hall (@ordsall_hall) on Jul 31, 2019 at 5:22am PDT

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