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Pearl Academy of Fashion Jaipur Design: Morphogenesis
Pearl Academy of Fashion Jaipur - Architecture News April 2009
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Pearl Academy of Fashion Jaipur
The Pearl Academy of Fashion, Jaipur is one of the first educational institutes in India to address both cost and environmental design as its primary goals. The architectural parti consists of a range of multifunctional spaces which are a seamless blend of the interiors and exteriors. Many elements of this thermally adaptive environment borrow from the tradition of passive cooling techniques prevalent in the hot-dry desert climate of Rajasthan.

30 Apr 2009
V&A Women’s Amenities, V&A Museum, London, England, UK
Design: Glowacka Rennie Architects
Victoria & Albert Museum Women’s Amenities
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V&A Museum Women’s Amenities : Glowacka Rennie Architects
In May 2008 Glowacka Rennie won an invited competition, which included Sarah Featherstone Architects and MUF, for the design of the Women’s Amenities off the Grand Entrance hall at the V&A.

Church of Our Lady of Trsat, Rijeka, Croatia
Design: randic-turato architects
Church of Our Lady of Trsat
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Aula Ivana Pavla II : randic-turato architects
The Church of Our Lady of Trsat is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Croatia. According to the legend, angels transferred the Nazareth Tabernacle of the Holy Family to Trsat on 10 May 1291 where it remained until 1294 when angels transferred it to Loreto, Italy.

Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea : International Design Competition
The Thematic Pavilion is an exhibition hall drawn up by the Organizing Committee to showcase the Expo’s theme, “The Living Ocean and Coast:” Diversity of Resources and Sustainable Activities.” It will be displaying creative and unique exhibitions to introduce the theme and leave the most vivid impression to visitors in the Exposition.

New Tamayo Museum : BIG + Rojkind Arquitectos

Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building : ifau + Jesko Fezer

Mies van der Rohe Award Winner 2009 : Norwegian Opera & Ballet

CityCenter : Approval News

Saxo Bank Building : 3XN

Xi’An World Fair 2011 : Plasma Studio

Vancouver Convention Centre West open : LMN Architects

Neues Museum Berlin : Royal visit

Seoul Series Milan : Zaha Hadid + Patrik Schumacher

Shidai Tower Harbin : AS.Architecture-Studio

Hackney Mosque : Makespacearchitects

Prada Transformer Seoul : OMA

Holley House, added : hMa

Munch Museum : HerrerosArquitectos

Efizia Tower Mexico : SPACE Architects

Illinois Holocaust Museum : Tigerman McCurry Architects

National Museum of African American History and Culture : Winner

Tortona 37 Milan : Matteo Thun & Partners

Mobile Art Chanel Pavilion added : Zaha Hadid Architects

Centennial Hills Library Las Vegas : URS Corporation

Saatchi Gallery added : Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Coney Island Ampitheater : Grimshaw

Union Station Chicago Entry added : Graft

Floating Observatory Korea : Kyungam Architects Associates

Mexican Pavilion Expo Zaragoza : Tatiana Bilbao

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