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Snail Bay

The project is located in Kunming, it is also known as Flower City and Spring City. It is one of the most habitable cities in China. This case is the reconstruction and reuse of old buildings in Snail Bay. The Snail Bay Center is a government-led urban renewal project that was upgraded on the original site of Old Snail Bay. The designers’ strategy is to remove the external wall, dig its internal spatial memory and value, and endow it with proper temperament while preserving its structure and spatial pattern.

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Narvik Top Station

The Narvik ski resort is located directly above the city centre and is characterised by a very steep height to length ratio - from a 1000 meter above sea level all the way down to the sea. The new gondola brings the skiers up to the mountain top. The gondola top station is custom designed for the gondola functional requirements and the harsh climatic conditions, but also to form an integrated part of the overall Narvik Arctic Resort design strategy.

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Haishang Plaza

Located in an old residential district of Zhengzhou city, Haishang Plaza is intended to be a premier shopping and entertainment destination of this area. The design incorporates a mixed-use program including Soho, Loft towers, an indoor shopping mall and a large outdoor lifestyle plaza, is committed to bringing vitality to the community and creating a new business model.

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Vinegar Vats

This incredible adaptation of a disused vinegar factory was carried out in an entirely sustainable manner. Not only does it use a natural stack effect to cool the space, its construction was done with a zero waste solution. No skips were used. Everything on site was re-used, recycled, or re-purposed. The basement was converted into an architecture studio with a 3 storey family home above. The vats were cleverly repurposed as planters, workstations, toilets, laundry, and even a fishpond. Natural light pours into the building as a result of removing a third of the roof to create a garden court.

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Hungarosauna

An important aspect of the investment is scheduling, sustainability and expandability. Adapting to unexpected economic situations. This is also true of landscape architecture and architectural elements. The medicinal water steam chamber, the potable spa water and the swimming pool swimming on the surface of the lake provide a new quality of sauna, which can only be here in Hungarosauna. The building has a cross-laminated bridging beam with a wooden pillar frame. In a homogeneous way, a wood-like statue is covered inside and out with timber surfaces like a tree trunk.

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Casa Lupita

Casa Lupita pays tribute to the classic colonial architecture of Merida, Mexico and its historic neighborhoods. This project involved the restoration of the casona, that is considered a heritage site, as well as architectural, interior, furniture and landscape design. The conceptual premise of the project is the juxtaposition of colonial and contemporary architecture.

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