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UK Pavilion for Shanghai World Expo 2010

Architects: Heatherwick Studio’s

Project: UK Pavilion for World Shanghai Expo

Year: 2010

Architect’s Website: www.thomasheatherwick.com

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Peace Bridge By Santiago Calatrava

Peace Bridge By Santiago Calatrava


Project: Peace Bridge
Location: Calgary, Canada
Designed by Santiago Calatrava
Information by the official site: www.calatrava.com

Maribor Footbridge By Ja Studio

Maribor Footbridge By Ja Studio



Project: Maribor Footbridge
Location: Maribor, Slovenia
Designed by Ja Studio & Tadj-Farzin
Information by the Official Site: http://jastudioinc.com/

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Why Yacht By Wally-Hermes

Information by the official site: http://www.why-yachts.com/

What is Why

‘Everybody’s dream is to live on an island, in complete freedom, without constraint,
with the independence that only self-sufficiency can provide. a piece of land with
a beautiful villa partly fulfils this aspiration because it is static. a yacht offers the freedom
to move, but does not have the space of a property. WHY has it all: space, stability, movement,
independence, peace. WHY goes even further. this revolutionary concept of the moving island
is developed with the latest and most advanced sustainable technologies, recycling thermal
energy, as well as any organic and inorganic waste. the architecture of the whole project
fits perfectly in the environment – there are no excesses, nothing is superfluous, the impact
on the sea is minimum. a new and unique way to live on the sea while caring about it,
protecting it, and loving it. all this has always been my dream too, and when I met
pierre-alexis dumas I realised that this dream could come true thanks to the common values
and ethical principles we share.’

luca bassani antivari, president and CEO of Wally

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Dominican Republic House By A-Cero

Architects: A-cero / Joaquin Torres
Location: Dominican Republic
Collaborator: Rafael Llamazares
Gardening/ landscaping: A-cero / Aybar
Construction: Arena Gorda
Project Year: 2006-2009
Photographs: Fernando Manosalvas

Information By the Official Site: http://www.a-cero.com/

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House in Somosaguas by A-cero

Architects: A-cero / Joaquin Torres
Location: Somosaguas
Gardening/ landscaping: A-cero / Aybar
Project Year: 2008

Information by the official site: http://www.a-cero.com/


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Vitra Design Museum


Since being founded in 1989, the Vitra Design Museum has grown to become one of the world’s most highly recognized cultural institutions for research on and the popularization of design and architecture.

A foundation funded by Vitra yet independent of it curates shows, stages workshops and releases publications on the topics of design and architecture. The shows are featured in international institutions and museums around the globe.

Vitra Design Museum is pleased to be able to offer guided architectural tours of the buildings by Gehry, Citterio, Grimshaw, Ando, Hadid and Siza on the Vitra grounds.

Official site 1: http://www.vitra.com/en-gb/collage/vitra-design-museum/

Official site 2: http://www.design-museum.de/

Online shop: http://www.design-museum.com/shop/index.php

Photos by Wojtek Gurak

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