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“If forests were meant to burn, why not the houses in them?”

November 26, 2018 Aaron Betsky 0

Natural disasters like the recent California wildfires are not going to go away, so the only option is to rebuild with temporality in mind, argues Aaron Betsky. What is the best way to design a home to withstand the sorts of fires that are ravaging our forests at ever greater scales? Don’t live in or

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Belgium’s gravity-defying Vlooyberg Tower to be rebuilt and extended following arson attack

July 5, 2018 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Engineering studio Close to Bone has announced plans to rebuild and enlarge the cantilevered viewing platform it built in Flanders, Belgium, which was severely damaged in an apparent explosion. Vlooyberg Tower was the victim of an arson attack in the early hours of Friday 29 June, according to a report by Flemish public broadcaster VRT. “The

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BNIM resurrects Missouri church with lightwells and exposed masonry

January 12, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

American architecture firm BNIM has renovated a fire-ravaged church in Kansas City, creating a new layout and light-filled interiors to enhance what is left of the original structure. After the Westport Presbyterian Church was largely destroyed in a fire, local firm BNIM rehabilitated the building by restoring the main church and altar as much as

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BNIM resurrects Missouri church with lightwells and exposed masonry

January 12, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

American architecture firm BNIM has renovated a fire-ravaged church in Kansas City, creating a new layout and light-filled interiors to enhance what is left of the original structure. After the Westport Presbyterian Church was largely destroyed in a fire, local firm BNIM rehabilitated the building by restoring the main church and altar as much as

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BNIM resurrects Missouri church with lightwells and exposed masonry

January 12, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

American architecture firm BNIM has renovated a fire-ravaged church in Kansas City, creating a new layout and light-filled interiors to enhance what is left of the original structure. After the Westport Presbyterian Church was largely destroyed in a fire, local firm BNIM rehabilitated the building by restoring the main church and altar as much as

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Trump Tower catches fire in New York City, injuring three

January 8, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

An electrical fire has caused smoke to billow from the roof of Trump Tower on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue and has injured three people. Reports claim that the building’s heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) system ignited earlier around 7am, but the New York City Fire Department tweeted saying the fire was “under control” shortly afterwards. However,

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Soho salon by JaK Studio gathers patrons around a fire pit

November 13, 2017 India Block 0

JaK Studio has designed a hair salon in London’s Soho, where customers get their hair cut and coloured while seated at giant jewellery boxes arranged around an open fire. Inlaid with a mirror, dark stained oak veneer and purple velvet, the boxes provide clients with everything they might need including a place to safely store jewellery, charge

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Soho salon by JaK Studio gathers patrons around a fire pit

November 13, 2017 India Block 0

JaK Studio has designed a hair salon in London’s Soho, where customers get their hair cut and coloured while seated at giant jewellery boxes arranged around an open fire. Inlaid with a mirror, dark stained oak veneer and purple velvet, the boxes provide clients with everything they might need including a place to safely store jewellery, charge

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Soho salon by JaK Studio gathers patrons around a fire pit

November 13, 2017 India Block 0

JaK Studio has designed a hair salon in London’s Soho where customers can get their cut and colour while seated at giant jewellery boxes arranged around an open fire. Inlaid with a mirror, dark stained oak veneer and purple velvet, the boxes provide clients with everything they might need including a place to safely store jewellery, charge

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Soho salon by JaK Studio gathers patrons around a fire pit

November 13, 2017 India Block 0

JaK Studio has designed a hair salon in London’s Soho where customers can get their cut and colour while seated at giant jewellery boxes arranged around an open fire. Inlaid with a mirror, dark stained oak veneer and purple velvet, the boxes provide clients with everything they might need including a place to safely store jewellery, charge

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