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Colegio Bernadette Aravaca, Madrid, Spain : PO2 ARQUITECTOS
Colegio Bernadette Building - Architecture News March 2012
image from architect studio
The architects decided to lean the new intervention to the existing building and, following instructions on the management of the college, maintain a parking area for the school bus across the street in order to avoid the appearance of areas difficult to control between the two buildings.

YOTEL New York, NY, USA : Rockwell Group
YOTEL New York - Architecture News March 2012
photo : Nikolas Koenig
The 669 key YOTEL 42nd Street will be part of Related Company’s $800 million, 1.2 million square foot, 60 story LEED-Silver complex, which will also include residential units and a Frank Gehry designed Signature Theatre.

La Caracola seashore house, Guerrero, México : Paul Cremoux Studio
La Caracola seashore house - Architecture News March 2012
photo : PCW and Roberto Beltran
The heart of the house remains as an open central space which gathers the ground level deck and the swimming pool area. These four boxes integrate indoors and outdoors, relating private areas with the public ones.

Victoria Tower Kista, Sweden : Wingårdh Arkitektkontor
Kista Building - Architecture News March 2012
photograph : Tord-Rickard Söderström
Wrapped entirely in a cloak of glass, Victoria Tower stands like a lighthouse along the road between downtown Stockholm and the city’s airport. The 117.6-meter tower is marker for the Kista IT office park and for the conference center at the base of the tower, and a manifestation of the area’s high-tech profile.

70°SUD Boulogne-Billancourt, Paris, France : LAN Architecture
70°SUD Boulogne-Billancourt - Architecture News March 2012
image © Julien Lanoo
Located on the former site of the Renault factories in Boulogne-Billancourt, the concerned project is part of the Trapèze Ouest, one of the sector of the operation Ile Seguin-Rives de Seine, amongst the most important emerging centres in Ile-de-France.

City Hall Nieuwegein, The Netherlands : 3XN Architects
City Hall Nieuwegein - Architecture News March 2012
photo © Adam Mørk
Architecturally the building takes its point of departure from a central and bright atrium from where a sculptural staircase soars up through the building and connects the many diverse facilities – indeed facilities not normally found in a City Hall. By bringing together the local library, citizen service centre, café, cultural center and commercial spaces in the building, the City Hall fuses with a range of everyday activities.

Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal winner : Lawrence Nield of BVN
Beijing Olympic Green Tennis Centre - Architecture News March 2012
photo : John Gollings
Lawrence Nield, architect, planner – who led the Sydney Olympics master-plan team, teacher, writer and researcher, has been awarded the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) highest honour, the 2012 Gold Medal. According to the jury he has ‘made an outstanding contribution to architecture for over forty-five years.

Cove 6 House, Pezula, South Africa : SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects
Knysna Building - Architecture News March 2012
photo from architects firm
The owner’s brief was to design a house inspired by its indigenous fynbos surroundings, which is part of the recently established The Cove, a Private Estate, with the Pezula Golf Estate as backdrop.

Prosecutor’s Office Tbilisi, Georgia : Architects of invention
Prosecutor’s Office Tbilisi
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Kings Cross Station Concourse Terminus, London : John McAslan + Partners
Kings Cross Concourse
photograph : Hufton + Crow

EYE Dutch Film Museum, Amsterdam : Delugan Meissl Associated Architects
Dutch Film Museum Amsterdam
photo © Rene den Engelsman

Tea House, J-Office, Yangpu District, Shanghai, China : Archi-Union Architects
Tea House Shanghai
photograph : Zhonghai Shen

Rieteiland House, The Netherlands : Hans van Heeswijk Architects
Rieteiland House
photo : Imre Csany/Csany Studio

Hôtel de Police Charleroi, Belgium : Ateliers Jean Nouvel / MDW ARCHITECTURE
Hôtel de Police Charleroi
© Ateliers Jean Nouvel / MDW ARCHITECTURE

Hermitage Plaza Paris, France – news : Foster + Partners
Hermitage Plaza Paris Skyscrapers
picture : Foster + Partners

Administrative headquarters Groupe e, Switzerland : ipas architectes sa
Group e Office Building
photo : Gérald Sciboz, Thomas Jantscher

National Library of Public Information Taichung : J. J. Pan & Partners, Architects & Planners
NLPI Taichung Building
image from architects

Holy Island Buildings, Northumbria, England : New photographs
Lindisfarne Castle
photograph © Isabelle Lomholt

Complex house Nagoya, Japan : Tomohiro Hata Architect and Associates
Nagoya Residence
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