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Architecture & Interior Design

A hybrid dream: the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge on the Bosphorus

A hybrid dream: the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge on the Bosphorus

Something new has appeared in the fascinating landscape of the Bosphorus Strait. Slender, soaring while at the same time powerful, contemporary, reaching out to the future, this is the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge, the new

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Dialogue du vent et de la mer

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Dialogue du vent et de la mer

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is finally opening after 11 years of delays and painful changes and is the first of the Abu Dhabi's "wanna be" cultural district's architectural marvel to see its launch, but nobody

Billboards. Two projects by Maurizio Montagna

Billboards. Two projects by Maurizio Montagna

Architecture, city, device, time: all of these issues are taken into account by the Milanese photographer Maurizio Montagna. A keen interpretation of places in their anthropic and cultural transformation emerges from all his works.

GCC Building Construction and Interiors Market

GCC Building Construction and Interiors Market

The GCC interiors design and fit-out industry is propelled by huge building projects across the region. In 2017, US$ 74,836 million worth of GCC building projects are expected to be completed.

Down to the
Vertical Gardens

Patrick Blanc’s first work dates back to 1986: it is the green wall at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie de La Villette in Paris. Starting from that experience, the French botanist born in 1953 will deepen and develop this union of artifice and nature, of technology and botany, achieving international fame thanks to the numerous creations made throughout the world.

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