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Call for Entries: Frame Moooi Award 2012

Frame Magazine and Moooi announced a call for entries for the first Frame Moooi Award, specifically for furniture and lamps that are designed for a specific interior. The winner will receive a grand prize of 25,000 Euros at an event during the 2012 Salone del Mobile in Milan (Milan Furniture Fair) and the winning design…

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Diagonal Zero Zero Tower, Barcelona

The Diagonal Zero Zero Tower (also known as the Torre Diagonal Zero Zero), is the new corporate headquarters for the Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica. Situated at the top of the Diagonal, Barcelona’s main avenue, the building borders the consolidated city and large expanses of public space. It is designed by EMBA (Estudi Massip-Bosch Arquitectes) with…

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KOU-AN Glass Teahouse by Tokujin Yoshioka for the Venice Biennale

As part of the Glassstress 2011 exhibition, part of the Venice Biennale, designer Tokujin Yoshioka will be presenting the architecture plan in the form of a 1/10 scale model for a transparent Japanese house called KOU-AN. This project was first presented in 2002 and has developed into a transparent teahouse, which is an image that…

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SFMOMA Announces Expansion Plans

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced preliminary plans for expansion that will double the museum’s exhibition and education space, with an expected completion date of 2016. The over 225,000 square-foot expansion is developed by architectural firm Snøhetta in collaboration with SFMOMA and EHDD of San Francisco, taking the expansion from the backside…

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Growing By Numbers: Lighting Up Milan’s Future.

Since December of last year, a series of numbers with over 1,650 LED light points have been installed on the top of major buildings in Milan, with each number measuring 9 meters high. The installation attempts to present the rapid changes in Milan’s landscape through lighting, from the Pirelli Tower to other highrises that are…

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Finalists Announced for EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture

The six finalists for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – the Mies van der Rohe Award – have been announced. These finalists were selected from more than 300 works in 33 European countries. Check them out. Neues Museum Berlin, Germany David Chipperfield Architects / David Chipperfield Bronks Youth Theatre Brussels, Belgium MDMA –…