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New Fordham Law School by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners to be Dedicated on September 18

New York, United States

Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP

New York, United States, 2014-09-17 -

Fordham University’s new Law School and Residence Hall, designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, with Henry N. Cobb and Yvonne Szeto as collaborating design partners, will be dedicated at a ceremony on Fordham’s Robert Moses Plaza on September 18. Former New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will deliver the keynote address, and Hon. Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United S... (continued)

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Call for Submissions - Festival des Architectures Vives (FAV) 2015
Montpellier & La Grande Motte

Montpellier, France

Association Champ Libre - Festival des Architectures Vives (FAV)

Montpellier, France, 2014-09-17 -

After the success of the last 9 editions, the FAV is organizing in 2015 its 10th edition ! It will take place in the cities of Montpellier and La Grande Motte. For this new edition, the theme will be "The Tenth Edition", refering to the fact that the festival has continued over time.

If you wish to submit and may be take part among the 18 teams of architects selected, pleased find enclosed the calls for s... (continued)

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« Breath Box » - An ephemeral installation for the Festival des Architectures Vives at La Grande Motte

La Grande-Motte, France

NAS architecture

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La Seyne-sur-Mer, France

Pietri Architectes

Construction of 59 housing units

Paris, France, 2014-09-15 -

From sketch to completion

The obsession to always be able to see the sea from where we live on the coast guides our pens from the first sketches and never fails to inspire another way of building. As such the Redline plot could not have tolerated a single, solid block, which would have obstructed the views of the surrounding housing and prevented half of the 59 housing units from having a view of the sea.... (continued)

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Chaos and confinement: intense emotions and intimacy factors of the Kinoya equation

Montreal, Canada

Jean de Lessard, Designers Créatifs

The izakaya Kinoya swings to the raffish beat of extreme design and “nomunication”[1].

Montreal, Canada, 2014-09-12 -

For its latest Kinoya, interior designer Jean de Lessard has tapped into the sources to emulate in his design the primary spirit, function and aesthetics of the izakaya[2], as the latter was originally an informal place where people drank beer and sake. The transformation is particularly unusual that it explores through extreme design  intimacy in relationships between people, making of Kinoya a tr... (continued)

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Call for proposals - International Garden Festival 2015

Grand-Métis, Canada

The International Garden Festival

“Buzz” is the operative word guiding the 2015 International Garden Festival. The installations selected by the jury will have a special energy and connection to the natural world. They will be bold or earthy, complex or very simple.The goal is to intrigue visitors with the unusual or to impress by new ways of presenting what is common.

Grand-Métis, Canada, 2014-09-12 -

The International Garden Festival, presented at the Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens in the Gaspésie region of Québec, is preparing its 16th edition and is issuing an international call for proposals to select designers who will create the new temporary gardens that will be presented from June 27 to September 27, 2015.


“Buzz” is the operative word guiding the 2015 International Garden Festival. The install... (continued)