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An urban architecture project is the connection point between the urban scale and the architectural scale. The urban project has as its objective the improvement of urban quality, followed by the improvement of the life of those who live in the place. The designer works on the connecting spaces between the architecture and the public urban space in which city life takes place.

LUMA Arles at Parc des Ateliers. An interdisciplinary and creative campus at the service of artists and the community
LUMA Arles at Parc des Ateliers. An interdisciplinary and creative campus at the service of artists and the community

LUMA Arles at the Parc des Ateliers, "If there is an image, a metaphor for this 21st century institution , it is that of a living organism. A place where the question is no longer whether spaces are open or closed but how they function in the present moment: a place where always, somewhere, something is happening. A biological archipelago..." Maia Hoffmann

"Transparent," an icon of modern Mexican architecture for the Monterrey campus

The historic building, which currently serves as the central administrative location for the entire campus system throughout Mexico has as its design brief the use of murals on the facade and lobby in an attempt to harmoniously extend the original design

Community Center of El Rodero de Mora, an architecture that celebrates and dignifies the community
Community Center of El Rodero de Mora, an architecture that celebrates and dignifies the community

A small complex is designed in Costa Rica with an extremely low budget: an extremely rare opportunity for such places to celebrate their community through architecture

Escola La Mar Bella and its renovation which doubles its capacity
Escola La Mar Bella and its renovation which doubles its capacity

La Mar Bella, built in the 1950s, is profoundly renovated and given two new elongated volumes placed in an L-shape, which define the school's open space patio

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A new " living room" for New York University at News Paltz

The Campus Commons materializes New York University's need and desire for a space that would expand the existing meeting rooms and food court and endow the facility with a new recreation center

Archi-Fiore: metal materials are combined to give shape to an architectural flower
Archi-Fiore: metal materials are combined to give shape to an architectural flower

A big metal flower is the proposal of Iroje Khm Architects intended to enhance and give identity to a commercial building. Archi-Fiore, with its countless curved surfaces, is now the landmark of the city in which it stands

Dental clinic in the centre of Valencia. Dark grey interior
Dental clinic in the centre of Valencia. Dark grey interior

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos, in collaboration with interior designer Alfaro Hofmann, has designed a dental clinic in a building dating back to the beginning of the last century in the centre of the Spanish city

Willem Twee studios. Areas for electronic music in the attics of an old monumental synagogue
Willem Twee studios. Areas for electronic music in the attics of an old monumental synagogue

Reset architecture converted an office space into the Willem Twee Studios, music studios for electronic and electroacoustic music. This exceptional sound and music workspace is attracting international attention from electroacoustic musicians

The new home of the Charles University Faculty of Humanities in Prague
The new home of the Charles University Faculty of Humanities in Prague

The original buildings of unquestionable architectural quality on the Prague University campus are being overwhelmed by a radical change needed to accommodate the new needs of the Faculty of Humanities Charles University in Prague

New vitality for the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet: the sharing of art and music through a renovated space
New vitality for the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet: the sharing of art and music through a renovated space

The Ljubljana Conservatory of Music and Ballet, built in 1919, is one of the oldest music schools in Slovenia. Located in the vicinity of other historical buildings and important monuments, its renovation has aimed at improving the existing program and some technical features of the school facilities, while maintaining the original volume and structure

Restoration of the Carnavalet Museum, a memorial site for the history of Paris
Restoration of the Carnavalet Museum, a memorial site for the history of Paris

The restoration of the Carnavalet Museum was a great challenge: the goal was to create a new visitor layout for the museum while preserving its architecture and the special atmosphere of this museum so dear to the hearts of Parisians

Open space library with side window and wooden tables
Renovated Library in Finland. New spaces for media, relaxation and co-working

JKMM Architects, in collaboration with Arkkitehdit NRT renovates the library of the University of Aalto, Finland, transforming it into a multi-purpose center where multidisciplinary and innovative forms of learning, research and work can be performed

In the space of The Art Collector, architecture follows art
In the space of The Art Collector, architecture follows art

The Art Collector's space was once part of the gymnasium and a former monastery located in the historic heart of Amsterdam. Today it houses its new owner's collection of indigenous art

Expanded Historical Municipality. A combination of heaviness and structural lightness
Expanded Historical Municipality. A combination of heaviness and structural lightness

The historic town hall in Tønder, Denmark, is expanded by SLETH architects through a transparent curvilinear structure, incorporated in a significant historical context, whose forms echo those of the surrounding landscape

Ancient meets modern. Comparing architectures in the expansion of an auditorium
Ancient meets modern. Comparing architectures in the expansion of an auditorium

The major transformation of the Verdun auditorium and Denis-Savard arena by FABG is a project aimed at re-evaluating the historical architecture of the auditorium through the encounter with a modern structure

The Night Mistry. A youth-friendly place to instill confidence
The Night Mistry. A youth-friendly place to instill confidence

Designed as a refuge and place of recovery, The Night Ministry's new location offers an oasis of safety and independence for young adults facing adversity. The new headquarters is located in the "Mural Building" a prominent industrial building known for its large murals that cover the facades overlooking a busy Chicago street

How do children perceive space? Starting point for a school expansion
How do children perceive space? Starting point for a school expansion

Salas Arquitectura + Diseno studio started its project to expand an existing center in Cariñena, Spain, with classrooms, playgrounds, cafeteria and offices by analyzing how children perceive space and how they move within it

Stoney Rise Winery in Tasmania. A project for a unique wine experience
Stoney Rise Winery in Tasmania. A project for a unique wine experience

Cumulus Studio expands the Stoney Rise Winery located in the heart of the Tamar Valley region of Gravelly Beach to create a winery for a unique wine experience

Cultural House in Montreal. Renovation with a view to achieving sustainability
Cultural House in Montreal. Renovation with a view to achieving sustainability

The former Peace Centennial School in Villeray, designed at the turn of the century by architect Percy Erskin Nobbs is being renovated by architecture studio FABG, both in its building enclosure and in the rearrangement of the ground floor

Silk Factory in China. A framework for the exhibition of contemporary art
Silk Factory in China. A framework for the exhibition of contemporary art

An old silk factory, located in the city of Wuzhen, China is the subject of a conservation and rehabilitation project by OLI Architects, who are transforming it into a contemporary art museum

New entrance for a school. Brick and glass provide a new stylistic identity for existing buildings
New entrance for a school. Brick and glass provide a new stylistic identity for existing buildings

For years, BZAEDS School and Anshe Emet Synagogue have shared a small, inconspicuous entrance and from this original situation came the need for the principals to provide an addition to the school. An addition that expresses the school's unique identity by creating an identifiable and welcoming entrance for students

State Mint in Bangkok. From a historic banknote printing facility to an economic and cultural museum
State Mint in Bangkok. From a historic banknote printing facility to an economic and cultural museum

The project, by Creative Crews, was selected as the winner of the Bank of Thailand's design competition to renovate its historic mint in Bangkok and turned it into a multifunctional centre and museum

Enlarged parish offices. Perfect square courtyard with geometric rigour
Enlarged parish offices. Perfect square courtyard with geometric rigour

Architect Pablo Millan has designed an expansion of the parish offices in Porcuna, a Spanish municipality in the community of Andalusia with a historical background full of complexity and the typical references of a city of art

Reconstruction for an elementary school. Polycarbonate facade and colorful interiors
Reconstruction for an elementary school. Polycarbonate facade and colorful interiors

The project executed by the architectural studio GDA is located on the outskirts of Villafranca in Verona, between the urban core and the agricultural land and is the result of the reconstruction and expansion of an existing building

Enlargement historical museum
Futuristic expansion of the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. The white volume resembles the shape of a bathtub

The original design of the museum dates back to 1895 by A.W.Weissman and was restructured and expanded by Benthem Crouwel Architects, who designed a large white modern and spacious volume, also well-known because of its shape as a "bathtub"

School of dance in bricks
Dance school in Brooklyn. Culture & Sports use to create the community identity

Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture renovates a former industrial building in Brooklyn, USA and turns it into a space for culture, dance, self-esteem and trust

College Toronto Modern Enlargement
Expansion to a College in Toronto. Balanced mix of spaces for students

A building that offers students the comforts of a campus within the confines of a limited urban site is the expansion project for the city of Toronto by Montgomery Sisam Architects Inc

Courtyard of a kindergarten with wooden panels
Historic town hall as a kindergarten entrance. Children grow up in the natural presence of the past

The old town hall in Bonheiden has been given a very characteristic role as the entrance to a kindergarten housed in a new building which was designed by Moke architecten. A coexistence of the old and new creates a stimulating and safe environment for the children

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Expansion of a shopping centre in Uganda. Local materials for the delicatessen shop

"Le Gourmet" is the addition to the Quality Hill shopping centre by Localworks studio in Kampala, designed using local materials such as wood or clay bricks, which soften the otherwise industrial look of the interiors

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Joan Oliver Civic Centre in Barcelona. An expansion offers new spaces and activities

The building that houses the Civic Centre, built at the end of the 1990s was expanded by one floor by the PichArchitects architectural studio using light industrial elements to reduce waste and control quality and resources