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Oat Wreath

Equestrian pavilion is a part of the newly creating equestrian center. Object is located on the cultural heritage and protected by cultural area of the historical ensemble of the exhibition. Main architectural concept is the exclusion of massive capital walls in favor of transparent wooden lace elements. The main motive of the facade ornament is a stylized rhythmic pattern in the form of wheat ears or oat. Thin metal columns almost imperceptibly support the light rays of the glued wooden roof, which lifted up, with the completion in the form of a stylized silhouette of the horse's head.

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M4 House

M4 House is the result of the rupture of three pure volumes because of the orientation. The house locates at the top of land and it was designed due to the forest that grows around the house. The different volumes breaks themselves in order to create several points of view, orientations and openings in the facades.

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Volcano Eyes

This project is an entry for the competition called Nemrut Volcano Eyes. The team designed a platform, revealing a 360 degree panoramic view to the Nemrut Volcano's caldera. From this site anybody able to get a perfect view to one of the largest crater lake in the world. The platform is intended to link between man and nature in a natural and harmonious way. The shape of the crescend is mirroring the traditional symbol of Turkey. Using the surrounding natural materials, stone and steel, is highlited the very importance of protecting the environement.

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Courtyard Drum Tower

Courtyard Drum Tower, which is next to the tallest ancient landmarks of Beijing for more than 600 years – Drum Tower and Bell Tower - is transformed from a traditional Beijing-style courtyard-Siheyuan in Dongjiaogan Hutong. The design target was to build a timeless workshop whilst embracing the surround cultural context into the yard.

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Nestt

The NESTT is a modular house transportable in 2x40ft containers. Optimised for delivery and installation worldwide; insulation and technical installations make it suitable for most environments and anything from +50 to -30* Celsius. Fully self-sustained; energy, water and waste management, self-levelling installation minimises footprint. All elements detail designed to meet the highest quality standards and the unit is delivered fully furnished and with all interiors by B&B Italia. Prepared for various extensions over time. NESTT proves modular small houses can be high-end in all details.

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Pilotis

The Pilotis Residence design embraced the singular characteristics of its steep terrain, creating an aesthetic movement of asymmetrical volumes positioned in different levels and functions, in a modern and minimalist concept. These blocks, in concrete, were overlapped as if floating over the street level, minimizing the height of the construction. The integration of all social activities on a main level, surrounded by gardens, brought functionality and much comfort. Few internal walls and large open spaces maximized the glass panels transparency and the contrast between wood and concrete.

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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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