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lush greenery envelops RAW architecture's multi-purpose complex in indonesia

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lush greenery envelops RAW architecture's multi-purpose complex in indonesia

lush greenery envelops RAW architecture's multi-purpose complex in indonesia guha by RAW architecture is a place that combines a diversity of programs on one site in taman villa meruya, indonesia. the most recent intervention picks up where the architect left off as the project involves the renovation of an existing building by RAW, called the guild, and the design of a new space named guha bambu at the east side of the plot. image © eric dinardi     the entire program of the complex comprises omah library, a dental clinic, a private residence and RAW architecture’s own studio – guha bambu. for the renovation of the first building, space...

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FERGUSON: The case for Jeffersonian architecture

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FERGUSON: The case for Jeffersonian architecture

FERGUSON: The case for Jeffersonian architecture Jeffersonian architecture embodies the transition of the University’s purpose and role in Virginia. Christina Anton | Cavalier Daily The University administration has recently announced several construction projects that will change the landscape of Grounds. Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village has inspired generations of students, faculty, staff and visitors. Its forms — grounded in Federalism, Neoclassicism and Neo-Palladianism — embody the democratic mission of the University as a public institution. As the University community accommodates arising facility needs through additions to the architectural landscape of Grounds, it must maintain the forms of Jeffersonian architecture to not only preserve visual consistency...

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Holy Architecture for Earthly Devotion

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Holy Architecture for Earthly Devotion

Holy Architecture for Earthly Devotion Created by Virginia Dwan in the 1990s in collaboration with land artist Charles Ross and architect Laban Wingert, the Dwan Light Sanctuary is a secular space for contemplation. An apse in the Dwan Light Sanctuary in Montezuma, New Mexico (all photos by Angie Rizzo) In the 1990s, Virginia Dwan conceived of the Dwan Light Sanctuary, a secular space for contemplation that would be free and open to the public. Well-known for her career as an art dealer, her longstanding financial support of major earthworks such as Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, and her promotion of conceptual art in the...

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