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A modern merchant's house, Copenhagen, Denmark

A modern merchant's house, Copenhagen, Denmark

With this conversion of a 1960s office building, BBP Arkitekter have used articulated, perforated golden copper alloy elements to animate and...

Canalla Disco, Pamplona, Spain

Canalla Disco, Pamplona, Spain

This project aimed to re-organise an existing nightclub, whose leitmotiv was grounded in sparkling, coloured lights inside a dark box.

Alps Villa in Lumezzane, Italy

Alps Villa in Lumezzane, Italy

A 'C' shaped house, of copper and wood, biting into the side of the green mountain provides a unique dwelling. Space planning allows flow throughout the building between three...

Fistral Blue Apartments, Newquay, UK

Fistral Blue Apartments, Newquay, UK

Fistral Blue, a luxury apartment development overlooking Newquay’s iconic surfing beach, has been designed to be a major focal point for this dramatic, headland area of the...

Photo: Alan Williams

Great James Street, London, UK

32-33 Great James Street comprises two Grade II* listed five storey terraced townhouses built between 1720 and 1724 in Central London. The office accommodation both in the main...

Museum Of The Franco-Prussian War Of 1870 And The Annexation, Gravelotte, France

Museum Of The Franco-Prussian War Of 1870 And The Annexation, Gravelotte, France

Monolithic, the Museum of the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and the Annexation sits quietly in the village of Gravelotte, but is powerfully distinguished by its...

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