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Reach for the Sky.

Superman can leap over tall buildings with a single bound, but by tall buildings did they mean skyscrapers? If Superman was bounding around I think he would probably hang around some of these majestic beauties, whose designers believed that the sky really is the limit.   56 Leonard Street, New York by Herzog and De […]

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Amazing Museums

Museums contain the most amazing artefacts and performances, installations and art, but do we ever stop and look at what is housing these beautiful things? This week we are taking a closer look at some incredible buildings which contain light and capacious spaces ideally suited to one purpose – to be a museum.    Vennesla […]

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Keeping it Cool White.

During this beautiful weather there is one thing that really stands out, the colour White. This week we have a collection of some very cool white buildings. Some are iconic and others lesser known, but all have one thing in common, they are unapologetically white. Let us know which are your favourites. National Museum in […]

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Dipping a Toe into Swimming Pools

We are entering the heat of the summer, and how better to keep ourselves cool than a luxurious dip in a swimming pool? This week we have gathered together a selection of beautifully designed pools for your perusal. Let us know which are your favourites! House on the Cliff by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos. This incredible […]

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Beach Hut Haven.

Last week we looked at some amazing Beach houses, but what about the humble Beach Hut? Still a coveted possession – in some places with a decade long waiting list – beach huts are quite often handed down from generation to generation. The new generation of Beach Huts do not take on the typical form; […]

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Beach House Heaven.

Summer is here at last! Every year when the sun is shining we make a mass excursion to the beach, so how better to celebrate the sunny weather than to take a look at some amazing beach houses.   Elizabeth Beach House, Australia by Bourne Blue Architecture. Located in a small village on the mid […]

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Jersey Architecture Week 2013

Today marks the launch of Architecture week 2013. This bi-annual event is organised by a sub-group of members of the Association of Jersey Architects. This year’s theme is Town and Country, and the six-day programme is designed to investigate how Jersey will sustainably create and nurture its built environment. To mark the event both Fort […]

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It’s a Golden Flower Show.

This year is the centenary of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Held every year at Chelsea Hospital on the third week in May, the flower show attracts the elite in gardening to compete for the much-coveted Gold Medal. This year an unprecedented number of golds were handed out to some spectacular gardens. So this week […]

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Eating Out

We all love a nice meal out. A new restaurant opens and we can’t wait to try it, to see how it’s decorated and what the food is like. We recently a few very stylish and architectural restaurants have come to our attention, so we thought we would share them with you.   L’Opera, Paris […]

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Building out of sticks.

Timber framed buildings are the oldest form of structure. The most traditional construction material, it is often overlooked now for concrete. So this week we are showcasing some modern buildings that are embracing Wood as a main feature within the structure. Fincube, Bozen Italy by Studio Aisslinger Designed as a nomadic housing concept the Fincube […]

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