Specifier Magazine Issue 115

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  • Shigeru Ban - Pritzker 2014

    Shigeru Ban - Pritzker 2014

    Feted for his compassionate architectural response to humanitarian disasters, his conservationist approach to materials, and his acute artistic sensitivity, Shigeru Ban is the perfect candidate for the coveted Pritzker Prize – the architecture world’s most prestigious award. Recently named the prize’s 2014 laureate, Ban was lauded by the jury as a ‘tireless architect whose work exudes optimism’.

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  • Casa Das Artes

    Casa Das Artes

    Casa das Artes does not even try to blend in to its surrounds, the picturesque Lousã Mountains of Mirando do Corvo, Portugal. Instead of being subsumed into the scale and beauty of the mountains, its bright red exterior and strong geometric lines lead to a reinterpretation of the natural landscape. Designed by Future Architecture Thinking (FAT), this museum and art gallery is bold, striking and self-assured.

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  • Congregation House

    Congregation House

    Striking a balance between the need for transparency and the desire for protection, the Szolnok Reformed Church Congregation House is both an open welcoming space and a sheltered haven. Designed by SAGRA Architects, this congregation house functions as a new gathering point for the community of Szolnok, Hungary.

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  • Park Royal Hotel on Pickering

    Park Royal Hotel on Pickering

    In the dense cityscape of Singapore, Parkroyal on Pickering is an arresting sight. Spilling over multiple layers of landscaping, the 15000 square metres of sky gardens, reflection pools, waterfalls, planter terraces and green walls have transformed the surrounding urban landscape.

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  • Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery

    Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery

    Weaving together contemporary elements, heritage buildings and archaeology, the expansion and adaptive reuse of the Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery is an inspired reconceptualisation of a classic site. Undertaken by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp – of Auckland Art Gallery and Sydney Law Faculty fame – the project is the single largest cultural development ever undertaken in Tasmania.

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  • Bluff House

    Bluff House

    This four bedroom, three level house rests on a long, narrow, steeply sloping site which backs onto a golf course.

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  • 171 Collins St Melbourne

    171 Collins St Melbourne

    With its gently folding glass façade, 171 Collins Street is a glistening new addition to Melbourne’s skyline. 

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  • Townsville Cruise Terminal

    Townsville Cruise Terminal

    Townsville's new Cruise Terminal is a destination for visitors and locals alike. 

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