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Eight Spruce Street ( Beekman Tower) / By Gehry Partners, LLP

December 20, 2011

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8 Spruce Street, Newyork, United StatesGehry Partners, LLPPost By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Gehry Partners, LLP World Architecture Festival 2011 – Structural Design of the Year The 867 ft, 76-story iconic Beekman Tower, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, is New York City’s tallest residential tower. Located in the middle of the block bounded by Nassau, Beekman, […]

Hanimaadhoo International Airport / By Integrated Design Associates Limited

December 14, 2011

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MaldivesIntegrated Design Associates LimitedPost By:Kitticoon Poopong Image © Courtesy of Integrated Design Associates Limited World Architecture Festival 2011 – Future Project of the Year The new airport, designated as the country’s second international gateway, is located on an island with very limited land mass for an international airport of this size. Continue Reading>>

Kurilpa Bridge / By Cox Architecture

December 13, 2011

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Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaCox ArchitecturePost By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Christopher Frederick Jones World Architecture Festival 2011 – Category Winner: TRANSPORT Kurilpa Bridge is the world’s largest structure to be based upon the principles of ‘tensegrity’, the term coined by Richard Buckminster Fuller to describe a system of balanced compressive and tensile forces. Continue Reading>>

Simone de Beauvoir Footbridge / By Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes

December 11, 2011

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Paris, FranceDietmar Feichtinger ArchitectesPost By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Jo Pesendorfer—Overall view The pedestrian bridge with a length of 304 meters links the new districts of Paris- Bercy and Tolbiac – and at the same time the new national french library with the Park Tolbiac.Continue Reading>>

Media-TIC World Building of the Year 2011 / By Cloud 9

December 10, 2011

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Barcelona, SpainCloud 9Post By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of Luis Ros – Cloud 9 World Architecture Festival 2011 – World Building of the YearToday, in the information age, architecture is a technology platform that consists of computer system connections and new materials.Continue Reading>>

Union Station Bicycle Transit Center / By KGP Design Studio

December 8, 2011

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Union Station, Washington DC, United StatesKGP Design StudioPost By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of KGP Design Studio At the cusp of a livable cities movement, the Bicycle Transit Center is a highly visible catalyst promoting bicycle use and alternative transportation options by providing secure parking, rental, and retail uses.Continue Reading>>

McLaren Production Centre / By Foster + Partners

December 8, 2011

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Woking, Surrey, United KingdomFoster + PartnersPost By:Kitticoon Poopong Photo © Courtesy of McLaren The McLaren Production Centre, the second building designed by Foster + Partners at McLaren’s Woking site one the outskirts of London.Continue Reading>>