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Extension of the Maritime Museum of Ílhavo (Portugal)

The Maritime Museum of Ílhavo was opened in 1937 on the initiative of private investors. In 2001, it was renovated and extended by the architects from the ARX studio, who were invited again in 2010 to create a seawater aquarium for cod. This fish is often considered as the main ingredient in Portuguese cooking and is a key part of the country's culture, which explains the extension of the museum. It could be considered as a local fish as the last remaining trawlers that still fish cod in the northern seas are based in the Ílhavo region.

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Hillmaru Golf Club House in Donghoo, Changnyoung (South Korea)

Golf is as popular as ever in Asia. South Korea is ranked among the world leaders of this sport, especially for women’s golf (36 champions in the top 100 in 2011). Private classes are widespread here and produce the best players. Each new Korean victory in international championships sees new hopefuls heading to the greens. 

 

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SA Water Head Office, Adelaide (Australia)

For its new headquarters, SA Water wanted a sustainable workplace reflecting the values of transparency, flexibility and innovation that characterize this leading water treatment company.

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"Les terrasses du Rocher", Saint Malo (France)

Just a stone's throw from the historic centre of Saint-Malo, a leading tourist destination in France's Brittany region, an apartment building has just been built on land that had formerly been the site of a printing shop.

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CMC Biologics Headquarters, Søborg (Denmark)

For this building, which is the first stage of the new CMC Biologics headquarters in Copenhagen, Danish architects Holsøe Arkitekter had a dual objective: “Create a work place that is pleasant, active and busy while at the same time conveying a strong, dynamic image for this  biotechnologies company.”

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Dental surgery, Best (Netherlands)

A double-sloped roof placed on top of a cube: these few words sum up what seems to correspond best to the concept of a house in the western world.

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Individual Housing, Grimbergen (Belgium)

Extending the old with the new: for centuries, architecture was all about re-use, until abundance of materials made recycling and recovery obsolete.

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"Il Maggiore" cultural centre, Verbania (Italy)

Located close to the Swiss border, the Italian town of Verbania cultivates in-betweens: positioned between Piedmont and Lombardy, between urbanisation and nature, between water and mountain, between lake and river.

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Office building, Münster (Germany)

This project grew out of the need for new headquarters that would provide sufficient space to accommodate growth in activity and the recruitment of extra staff. 

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Daan Residential, Taipei (Taiwan)

For taipei, Rogers Stirk Harbour and partners designed two high-rise apartment towers, a new urban signal for city-dweller lovers of refinement and greenery.

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