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Category: Public/ leisure

October 10, 2016 /

British Airways i360
Marks Barfield Architects
Brighton, United Kingdom

The world’s most slender tall tower, British Airways i360 is a ‘vertical pier,’ that is set to redefine the shoreline of the city of Brighton and Hove. Designed by the team responsible for the enormously successful London Eye, Marks Bradfield Architects, British Airways i360 seeks to reinvent the Victorian ‘pleasure pier’ for the 21st century.

September 22, 2016 /

Löyly Public Sauna
Avanto Architects
Helsinki, Finland

Sauna bathing is an essential part of Finnish culture and national identity. Löyly, meaning the steam that comes when you throw water on hot stones in a sauna, is part of a new urban culture where public saunas are becoming more and more important as a sense of community.

September 05, 2016 /

Bomnon L’or Centre
Orkidstudio
Sihanoukville, Cambodia

The recently completed Bomnong L’or centre in Sihanoukville, Cambodia reinterprets vernacular Khmer architecture with an innovative concrete casting technique using fabric formwork. The new community centre was designed by architects Orkidstudio in collaboration with engineers StructureMode and local Khmer seamstresses.

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