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Month July 2011

Pitagora Museum

From ArchDaily, by Megan Jett

Architects: OBR
Location: Crotone, Italy
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 1,000 sqm
Photographs: Mariela Apollonio

The project has a double goal acting at global and local level: on one hand promoting the city of Crotone on the international circuit of cultural tourism through enhancement of the city’s historical and scientific identity with Pythagoras, on the other hand activating an urban and social renewal process of that part of Crotone.The architecture of the museum sought to create a new landscape morphologically rooted to the ground, through a partially hypo-epigean space that integrates the museum into the mountain through continuous coverage with the existing topography, underlining the profile of the hill.

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Manhattan in Motion


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By Mindrelic

1 ) mute speakers
2 ) play video

RAKVERE Summer Theater

Via ArchDaily, by Megan Jett

Architects: Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid
Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Client: SA Rakvere Teatrimaja
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 400 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid

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Grouper – Hold the Way


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By Weston Currie

From the Grouper/Roy Montgomery split LP

Teshima Art Museum by Ryue Nishizawa


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Photo © Iwan Baan

Contador Fights Back

“Waiting wouldn’t have been the same. I’ve been on the back foot for the whole Tour, with knee problems. If I hadn’t attacked from the gun today I wouldn’t have been happy with myself. It didn’t mater to me if I finished fourth or twenty-fourth on GC. I wanted to enjoy myself and I did. It was incredible. There were a lot of people supporting me out there. If the crowd enjoyed it too, that makes me even happier.”

Bravo Andy

From Steep Hill

Sestrières, Stage 17

From Steep Hill

House in Melides

Via ArchDaily, by Nico Saieh

Architect: Pedro Reis
Location: Melides, Grândola, Portugal
Collaborators: Isabel Silvestre, Tiago Tomás
Landscape: Global2 – Inês Norton
Structure: ARA – Alves Rodrigues & Associados, Lda
HVAC: ACRIBIA – Projectos e Desenho Técnico, Lda
Electricity, telecommunications and security: ACRIBIA: Projectos e Desenho Técnico, Lda
Hydraulic: ACRIBIA – Projectos e Desenho Técnico, Lda
Project Area: 344 sqm
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: FG+SG – Fernando Guerra, Sergio Guerra

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Serpentine Pavilion 2011, Peter Zumthor & Piet Oudolf

Via Archpaper