China Built a Library Shaped Like a Giant Eye

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Dutch firm MVRDV has built a public library that looks like a huge eye, as part of a new cultural district in Tianjin, China. The atrium of the Tianjin Binhai Public Library is deliberately designed to look like a 3D eyeball, staring out through the ...

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Procuratie Vecchie On Venice’s Piazza San Marco To Be Restored

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British architect David Chipperfield is to carry out major restoration works on the Procuratie Vecchie on Venice's Piazza San Marco, which will see the palace opened to the public for the first time in 500 years, reported The Dezeen.

Due to ...

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New Era in Architecture

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Resigned to the fact that rising sea levels are inevitable at this point, architects are starting to create feasible, water-based living solutions. According to Italian architect Luca Curci has just unveiled a design that envisions a so...

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RIBA Announces Shortlist For 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize

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The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the shortlist of 6 projects competing for the Stephen Lawrence Prize. Now in its 20th year, the prize is the highest honor in the UK awarded to projects with a construction budget of less...

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Vietnam Plans To Build Lotus Flower Shaped Building

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Vietnam Authorities plans to build a new building for Vietnam's National Exhibition and trade fair center. From 9 designs the developer company VIN Group selected the master plan and architectural concept of the Hamburg architectural firm "GMP".

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