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Firm Hall

Understanding the need for elegant, functional banquet halls in Chennai, Firm Hall was designed and constructed at the heart of the city. Catering to all types of business events, functions and parties , the banquet halls provide the best-in-class service and experience to guests. Firm Hall has become a successful community centre engaging with the residents of the neighbourhood. It has become a case-study on developing sustainable and commercially successful community facilities. With the intention of bringing joy to people, Firm Hall has all what it requires to indulge its guests.

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Dongmen Wharf

Dongmen wharf is a millennium old wharf on the mother river of Chengdu. Due to the last round of "old city renewal", the area has been basically demolished and rebuilt. The project is to re present a glorious historical picture through the intervention of art and new technology on a city cultural site that has basically disappeared, and to activate and re invest the long sleeping urban infrastructure into the urban public domain.

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Panorama Villa

Alluding to the structure of a typical Mani village, the concept is conceived as a series of individual stone fragments revolving around the atrium, entrance and living spaces. The rough volumes of the residence open a dialogue with their natural surroundings, while the rhythm of their openings either ensures privacy or invites in panoramic views of the horizon, constructing a direct experience of successive and diverse narratives. The Villa is located in Navarino Residences, a collection of luxury villas for private ownership at the heart of Navarino Dunes resort.

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Gearing

The conceptual circle shape of the International School of Debrecen symbolizes protection, unity and community. The different functions appear like connected gears, pavilions on a string arranged on an arc. The fragmentation of space creates a variety of community areas between the classrooms. The novel space experience and the constant presence of nature help students in creative thinking and manifesting their ideas. The pathways leading to the offsite educational gardens and the forest complete the circle concept creating an exciting transition between the built and natural environment.

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Haikou West Coast Southern Park

The visitor center was conceived by MUDA-Architects to blend the indigenous spiritual and cultural heritage by respecting coastal and tropical nature ecology of Haikou. Due to the conspicuous location, it was proposed in a catchy shape of an oval pebble for conforming to the context and becoming a landmark to unfold the cityscape. A mirroring form of the local traditional roof was created as a shelter from the tropical climate. Glass curtain wall installed with undulating sunshades, was adopted for facade to save energy, correspond to the coastal feature and provide spacious view to visitors.

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Wenjiang Shouan

To diversify the proposed osmanthus exhibition hall in Minjiang village, MUDA-Architects integrated it with a business conference center, a township training center and related merchandise sales. The design was inspired by Western Sichuan folk dwellings based on the consideration of native elements, and modern aesthetic techniques were introduced as innovation to the irregular-shaped site by stretching a spiral from plane vertically. The exhibition hall was ultimately conceived with an upturned ground floor, an enclosed exhibition and conference floor and an exposed panorama roof platform.

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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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