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Stewart Museum Montréal, Canada : Les architectes FABG
Stewart Museum - Architecture News January 2012
image from architects
For this project, the architects revised the master plan of the site development and did a Feasibility Study which included a functional and technical program. The museum’s transformation program was developed to meet the following requirements: – Grouping functions Which Were similar; – Facilitate the movement and Improve the visitor’s experience; – Improve Climatic comfort; – Improve the safety of people and goods: alarm system, sprinkler, emergency exit; – Improve accessibility for disabled people; – Improving the mechanical and electrical systems: efficiency, Conformity and security.

House in Baños de Montemayor, Cáceres, Spain : GEA Architects
Residence in Cáceres - Architecture News January 2012
photo : Ignacio Marqués
The project is located in a village in northern Extremadura called Baños de Montemayor, surrounded by mountains of chestnut and oak trees. The plot has an elevated position over the village; it possesses a breathtaking view over the nearby lake.

Jameson House, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada : Foster + Partners
Jameson House
photograph : Nigel Young, Foster + Partners
The development comprises eleven storeys of offices and shops, topped by twenty-three storeys of apartments. The tower’s form articulates these different functions.

Tour Horizons Boulogne Billancourt, Paris, France : Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Tour Horizons Paris - Architecture News January 2012
image © Ateliers Jean Nouvel
This office building with a surface area of of 38,600 m² is called the “Horizons” building. Its design was entrusted to the visionary architect Jean Nouvel following a competition organized with 4 internationally renowned architectural firms: Valode et Pistre, Massimiliano Fuksas, Kohn Pedersen Fox and Ateliers Jean Nouvel.

St. Petersburg Pier Competition, Florida, USA : Michael Maltzan Architecture
St. Petersburg Pier Florida - Architecture News January 2012
image from architects office
The Lens is a new icon for the City of St. Petersburg, reframing the relationship between the City and the Bay. Visible from afar, it is a crown on the skyline and a marker within the daily life of St. Petersburg.

Moses Bridge, Halsteren, Municipality of Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands : RO&AD architecten
Moses Bridge design - Architecture News January 2012
picture from architects studio

Seth Mokitini Methodist Seminary, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa: Boogertman+Partners
Seth Mokitimi Methodist Seminary
photograph : Mike Schmucker

Klevens Udde Smögen, Sweden : Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB
Klevens udde Smögen Building - Architecture News January 2012
photograph : Tenjin Visuals AB

Design Museum at the former Commonwealth Institute, London : John Pawson / Rem Koolhaas
Commonwealth Institute Building
photo : Luke Hayes

Mantes-la-Jolie Water Sports Center, near Paris, France : Agence SEARCH
Mantes-la-Jolie Water Sports Center
photo © Michel Denancé

Youth Music School Hamburg, Germany – added : Miralles Tagliabue EMBT
Youth Music School Hamburg Building
photo : Tagliabue Miralles – Miralles tagliabue EMBT

Casa BC, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México : GLR arquitectos – Gilberto L. Rodríguez
Casa BC House México Casa BC Monterrey Nuevo León - Architecture News January 2012
photo : Jorge Taboada

Sumatrakontor Hamburg, Germany : Erick van Egeraat. 20 Jan
Sumatrakontor HafenCity Hamburg Building
photo : J Collingridge

Hatert Tower Nijmegen, The Netherlands : 24H>architecture
Hatert Building - Architecture News January 2012
photograph © Boris Zeisser

Hotel Residence in Atacama Desert, Chile : LAN Architecture
Atacama Hotel
picture from architects

Melbourne Park Western Precinct, Victoria, Australia : Grand Slam tennis venue
Melbourne Western Precinct - Architecture News January 2012
photo from Victoria Government

Michel Brisson Montréal, Quebec, Canada – added : Saucier + Perrotte Architectes
Michel Brisson - Architecture News January 2012
image from architect

Telecommunications Tower Istanbul, Turkey : RTA-Office / Dome Partners
Istanbul Telecommunications Tower Building
image from RTA-Office

Mirror House Copenhagen, Denmark : MLRP Architects
Copenhagen Central Park Pavilion - Architecture News January 2012
photograph : Laura Stamer

Pont de Sèvres Towers Paris, France : Dominique Perrault
Citylights Paris
picture from architects

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA, USA : Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston
photograph © Nic Lehoux / Renzo Piano Building Workshop

Kiev Stadium, Ukraine : Olimpijski National Sports Complex
Garden Restaurant in Kiev
image : Oleg Stelmach

Timmelsjoch Experience Pass Museum, Austria : Werner Tscholl
Timmelsjoch Experience Pass Museum : Austrian Mountain Building
photo : Alexa Rainer

Gullesfjord Weight Control Station, Norway : Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Architects
Gullesfjord Building
photo : Nils Petter Dale

2012 AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture : The Standard New York by Ennead Architects
The Standard New York
photo © Jeff Goldberg/ESTO

Nagoya University Building, Japan : Iida archiship studio
Nagoya University Building
photo : Ken’ichi Suzuki

PHTV International Media Center Beijing, China : BIAD UFo
Phoenix International Media Center
picture from BIAD UFo

Basque Culinary Center San Sebastián, Spain : VAUMM
Gastronomic Science University
photograph from VAUMM

London Wall Place Office, London, UK – images added : make
London Wall Place Office
image © make architects

Origami Building Paris, France : Manuelle Gautrand
Origami Building
image from architects

Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia – new photos : WOHA
Alila Villas Uluwatu
photo : Patrick Bingham-Hall

ADEPT, Copenhagen, Denmark : ‘The Two Towers’, Shenzhen, China
The Two Towers Shenzhen
image : ADEPT / Urbanus

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