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By Arthur Gao

Modern structure offers itself with numerous aesthetical criteria. in addition to the rational functionality of architectural layout, architects now pay extra consciousness to continuity from the interior to the surface of structure. As a brand new means of expression, it's a new challenge within the box of latest architectural layout. This publication has gathered a couple of masterpieces that mirror the fad of contemporary architectural floor layout. it's been divided into six chapters according to development fabrics. right here, each one undertaking is gifted with pictures and info of the nodes, that objectively convey the information and ideas of the architects.

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2mm 4. Roof build up: Extensive roof greening Plant growing substrate 80mm Filter fleece 105grams/m2 Water storage, drainage layer 75mm Root-resistant covering 200grams/m2 Bitumen roof sheeting, double layer Sloping insulation 5. Cantilever 2 114~115 Perimeter Institute for Research in Theoretical Physics Location: Ontario, Canada Designers: Saucier+Perrotte Architects Photographer: Marc Cramer Completion date: 2007 Riding the controversial line between public and private space, this research institute attempts to subvert the usual hard thresholds established by private enterprise in the public realm.

Sunshade louvre blade device 6. 75 SHS to struct 7. Steel tie to struct 8. Glazing 9. HARDI column filled with concrete 10. Sunshade louvre blade device 11. Steel framing 12. Steel mesh 82~83 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 7 9 10 1. Steel roof framing 2. Insulation 3. Window head profile fixed to the top of column 4. Aluminum framed window 5. Suspended ceiling + suspension system 6. Hardi round columns filled with concrete 7. Flashing 8. Steel roof framing 9. Insulation 10. Colorbond klip-lok roofing 11. RC slab on ground 12.

Screw fix capping and folded 7. Sheeting to backing strip over continuous bead of sealant 8. Signage panel 9. Exposed horizonta Joint 10mm NOM 10. Sarking 11. Express panel 12. Light 13. Top hat 14. Steel framing 86~87 Schwandorf Location: Stuttgart, Germany Designers: Archimedialab Photographers: Happy Lim Photography Completion date: 2007 The task to design a new administration building, reorganize the power station compound and create a new noise protection barrier offers the chance to dissolve the dichotomy of landscape and building to realize the deconstruction of those categories into one designed environment, to be experienced in a dynamic and curious fashion.

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