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December, 2006

ADS Kells (Sunday, December 31, 2006)
Minimal details and abundant use of natural lighting helps Box Architecture create a highly functional office space, which retains its industrial ambience whilst subtly exhibiting the architects' design sensibilities.

Ixtapa House (Friday, December 29, 2006)
Adopting traditional sensibilities of spatial planning and construction, the Ixtapa House emerges as an impressive and magnificent sea-side residential unit with a highly modest architectural vocabulary.

KGID (Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design) (Friday, December 29, 2006)
Konstantin Grcic, winner of the Compasso d'Oro (Milan, 2001) among other awards, is an established figure in the international scene. This book presents the work of KGID, show-casing a remarkable portfolio and offering a rare insight into the design process through the various stages of a product's development.

W.P. Lavori In Corso (Wednesday, December 27, 2006)
A corporate headquarters is enveloped in a new layer by Italian architect Massimo Iosa Ghini to redefine the visual impact of both -- the building and the company housed within it.

Greene & Greene (Wednesday, December 27, 2006)
Charles and Henry Greene created the definitive houses of the American Arts and Crafts Movement. The elegant works of their peak period, such as the Gamble, Blacker and Thorsen houses, are masterful in their design and execution.

Alitalia Airport Areas & VIP Lounge (Monday, December 25, 2006)
Italian architect Massimo Iosa Ghini deftly explores a varied material palette to create spaces that echo Alitalia's brand identity whilst adding a whole new dimension to it.

Wooden Football hall - Level K2 (Friday, December 22, 2006)
The Finnish firm of POOK Architects' Office Ltd deftly explores wood as a primary material to create an innovative roofing solution, for a football stadium in the city of Helsinki, which appeals to both aesthetic and structural sensibilities.

General Mills Corporate Campus (Wednesday, December 20, 2006)
Designed by oslund.and.assoc, this landscape design of a classic 1950's modernist SOM-designed corporate campus seeks to bind the new buildings with a pastoral setting.

Aero caffe (Monday, December 18, 2006)
Ideas and conversation, individuality and interaction come together courtesy the Aero Caffe - cafe system, which seeks to celebrate this exchange between the opposites.

Box Architecture (Monday, December 18, 2006)
Profile of the Irish architecture firm Box Architecture, led by Gary Mongey.

Opera Bar (Friday, December 15, 2006)
Tied in with the adjacent disco is the Opera Bar located in the Larcomar Entertainment Center in Lima, Peru. The space was designed in order to create a cool atmosphere, serving as a transition space to the disco.

Talo Kekkapaa (Wednesday, December 13, 2006)
Designing an office cum residential unit, Finish firm POOK Architects' Office Ltd skillfully crafts the humble plywood into spaces that respond to the quiet and the magnificence of the Nordic forest.

Medtronic Patent Garden (Monday, December 11, 2006)
Designed by oslund.and.assoc., this little courtyard garden uses pure, powerful forms and abstract symbolism to achieve a sense of calm contemplation as well as celebrating the collective achievement of the company's researchers.

Under-Extension Villa (Friday, December 08, 2006)
An extension to a 19th century lakeside villa, sees Ofis Architects seeking solutions under-ground, creating a space that whilst enjoying its place in its context expresses deep respect for the heritage that lies above.

Art installation, Grand Pergola - the Hotel-de-ville (Wednesday, December 06, 2006)
Standing as a vivid colorful visual treat over the grand pergola of the Hotel-de-ville, Le Havre, France; this art installation derives from the impressionist movement. Claude Cormier discusses his ideas that lead to the creation.

Molina Plaza Commercial Center (Monday, December 04, 2006)
Composed of a supermarket, eight theaters, a gym, a food court and several retail stores, Molina Plaza by Metropolis Consultora, has become a model for medium scale commercial centers in Lima, Peru

POOK Architects' Office (Saturday, December 02, 2006)
Profile of POOK Arkkitehtitoimisto Oy / Architects' Office, Helsinki, Finland

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