Fellenoord 15 by UNStudio: Renovating an office for a smart future

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What does the office of the future look like? As habits around work are shifting, there is more demand for healthy and vibrant spaces, Green-certified office buildings and flexible spatial arrangements. For the refurbishment of a former bank headquarters into a government office building, UNStudio was commissioned by Edge to fuse the healthy and flexible […]

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Biophilic Office by andyrahman architect: A succession of brick craftsmanship

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In East Java, Indonesia, there are numerous artefacts that tell the story about the ancient kingdom of Majapahit. Some temples (candi) still stand to this day, especially in the area believed to be the old centre, called Trowulan. The brick-based Candi Pari and Candi Sumur can be visited nearby in Porong, Sidoarjo, quite close to […]

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Multi-functional basics: Binh Thuan House by MIA Design Studio

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This home for a young family of four exemplifies how “basic is best”, focusing on necessities when faced with constraints. Designed with a limited budget, and constructed remotely during the pandemic with local builders, the architects concentrated on key elements of residential buildings. “The basics are the organisation of daylight, natural ventilation, and creating functional […]

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Architecture of refuge: Community Spaces in Rohingya Refugee Response

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In August 2017, escalations of extreme violence against their community—especially women and girls—forced around 700,000 Rohingya people to seek refuge in Bangladesh almost overnight. This unprecedented scale of displacement caused refuge settlements in the border areas of Ukhiya and Teknaf to explode in growth. It is presently the world’s largest collective refugee camps, with children […]

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