World Architecture News – August 2013 : Buildings across the Globe, Design Images

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Hakko Kyoto, Japan : Osamu Morishita Architect & Associates
Hakko Kyoto Showroom
image from architect
Hakko is one of the biggest dealers handling European cars around Osaka, specializing in Jaguar, Land Rover and so on. This showroom is their first showroom in Kyoto. In Kyoto stricter restrictions for the cityscapes was introduced about 6 years ago. It enforces many details on the façade and roofs. For example, the top of the façade should be a banked, traditional roof. The color should be calm like old Japanese houses and so on.

Graeme Massie Architects, Scotland : London Townhouse Refurbishment, England
London Townhouse
photo from Graeme Massie Architects

CCS Architecture news, California : Grand Hyatt nominated for Best Restaurant Award, USA
Grand Hyatt San Francisco
photo : Paul Dyer, San Francisco

Frank Gehry : Bodegas Marques de Riscal, Elciego, Spain – added. 14 Aug
Bodegas Marques de Riscal
photo : Milly Wood

Shanghai Tower, China : Gensler
Shanghai Tower
photo from architect
Shanghai Tower is located in the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, an area of Shanghai that was farmland a little over 20 years ago. The area is China’s first super-tall district, as Shanghai Tower rises to complete a trio of towers including the adjacent Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai World Financial Center.

Teatro Popular de Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil : key building by Oscar Niemeyer – new page
Popular Theatre in Niteroi
photo © Marcela Grassi
People’s Theatre and ‘Niemeyer Way’ opened in 2007: this is an addition to the Caminho Niemyer, a series of buildings along Niteroi’s Bayside. The People’s Theatre building is located beyond the Bus Terminal, on the left as you exit the Ferry Station.

Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by Oscar Niemeyer – new page
Museu d Arte Contemporanea de Niteroi building
photo © Marcela Grassi

Wid Chapman Architects, New York : new page on this architecture studio
Watermark New York Bar and Lounge
image from architect

Camping Cavallino Treporti, near Venice, Italy : Matteo Thun & Partners
A New Way of Camping Venice
photo from architect

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