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Cleveland Museum of Art, in United States by Rafael Vinoly Architects PC

July 26, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

Cleveland Museum of Art, designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects PC, located in Cleveland, United States.
Rafael Viñoly Architects’ design for the new East Wing forms part of an impressive seven year expansion and renovation project aimed at highlighting the original building as a ‘jewel’ set within a continuous ring of expansion space. The 139,200 sq ft East Wing connects CMA’s original 1916 Beaux-Arts building by local architects Hubbell & Benes and the 1971 addition by Marcel Breuer, creating spectacular new spaces for the presentation and conservation of one of the leading encyclopaedic art collections in the United States.

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Viñoly’s renovation plan was devised to revive the original design principles of the museum and involves renovating and in some cases demolishing several subsequent additions which have presented a ‘disjointed and confusing warren of spaces’. The Breuer building is being renovated in this process but further demolished buildings will make way for a vast, indoor, sunlit piazza, topped by a gently curving canopy of glass and steel, around which the entire museum will be organized and create a natural meeting place and event space for large functions.

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Riva Hotel Design by Foster and Partners, in London, United Kingdom

June 11, 2013 By: archinhome Category: Architecture

This Riva Hotel is designed by Foster and Partners, located in London, United Kingdom.
The hotel, developed by Riva Properties is characterised by a distinctive layered glass shell, which floods the public spaces with daylight. Articulated as a 13-storey structure, several levels are sunk into the ground, keeping the building’s profile low in response to the immediate surroundings.

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The rooms are contained within six pavilions, linked by bridges and wrapped in a unifying glass envelope, which acts as a barrier to aircraft noise. The entrance lobby has a floating glass deck with views down to the sunken restaurant level, shallow pool and waterfall. This restaurant floor is accessed via a timber walkway and incorporates a business centre, as well as a variety of venues to eat and drink. The double-height conference facilities, which have their own reception to allow separate access from street-level, encircle a top-lit atrium that brings natural light deep into the building and down to the lower levels.

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Luxury Residence in Sri Lanka – Luxury L-shaped House

June 10, 2011 By: archinhome Category: contemporary house design, luxury home design

Have you ever dream have the luxury home like this Luxury Residence in Sri Lanka – Luxury L-shaped House? If your dream become true, what will you feel? You must be will very happy. Might same with me feel if I get what i want. Some times we feel happy and some times sad. We must always be grateful with anything.
Come back to this luxury home, this home is located in in Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka. The owner is Vijitha & Lalith Lokuge. This home was designed by architect Channa Horombuwa.

Luxury Residence in Sri Lanka - Luxury L-shaped House by Channa Horombuwa

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