Posts tagged Architecture
Canadian Museum for Human Rights Takes Guests on a Skyward Journey

Built on Treaty One territory, in the Forks historic site in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights stands as a monument to Canada’s pursuit of equal human rights for all. Completed in 2014, and designed by Architect Antoine Predock, its spiralling design takes visitors on an upward journey, progressing from ground to sky, dark to light, to a viewing platform and panoramic view of the sky, city and the natural realm beyond.

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Rem Koolhaas' Stacked and Staggered Library Rethinks Wayfinding

Rem Koolhaas' stacked and staggered public library is an eleven story monument to public space and level transition in downtown Seattle. Celebrated for its brilliant planning, the architects solution for an urban library has more to do with exploration than it does books and records.

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Olafur Eliasson's First Building Celebrates Level Transition Majestically

Artist Olafur Eliasson has completed his first building named Fjordenhus in Denmark. The playful building is the headquarters of Kirk Kapital, which is the holding and investment company for Lego family wealth fund. The one of a kind building is entered from the quay by a footbridge that leads into a circular public space. The open area features three of the artist’s sculptures and a mirrored ceiling piece that reflects the light of the fjord back into the occupied public space.

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Restoration Hardware Takes Luxury Retail to the Next Level

Entering Restoration Hardwares massive New York store, guests will discover a soaring central atrium with a high-speed glass elevator as the central showpiece that transports visitors up to the skylit rooftop park. “It wasn’t the internet that killed retail stores; it was a lack of imagination and investment,” explains CEO Gary Friedman.

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25 Creative Elevator Designs That Changed Everything

Elevator design is not something many people think of. Even professional architects, urban planners and designers overlook their significance to modern buildings and cities as a whole. Over the past decade our team of vertical transportation specialists has worked to elevate the narrative around these little spaces in a big way.

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