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May 30, 2016 /

Guna House
Pezo von Ellrichshausen
Concepción, Chile

Sited on a remote strip of land between a lake and a eucalyptus forest, Guna House by Pezo von Ellrichshausen effectively combines a rigorous geometric approach with a thorough knowledge of site, materiality, and program into a coherent architectural statement.

May 23, 2016 /

Blavatnik School of Government
Herzog & de Meuron
Oxford, United Kingdom

The historic English cities of Oxford and Cambridge create an intimidating backdrop for the insertion of contemporary architecture. Herzog and de Meuron’s new Blavatnik School of Government rises to the challenge with confident geometry and elegant detailing.

May 16, 2016 /

University Library, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
OFFICE KGDVS
Ghent, Belgium

OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen’s University Library for the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the University of Ghent has been aptly described by the practice as a “pavilion-like piece of furniture” inserted into an existing 19th century Physics Hall. Yet, it also offers a striking architectural statement concerning the future outlook for well-considered, yet affordable heritage interventions.

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