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Project • By EvoSpacePrivate Houses

Private Observatory @Bazaleti

We present our newly finished Private Property (@Bazaleti, Georgia). This property includes a modern private house with private observatory buildung with moving roof. Living house measurments are 36mX10M and observatory is 14mX5m. Living house interior is modern, with some loft details, but main concept of interior is LESS IS MORE. Property is equipped with digital smart technologies (such as lighting, alarms, cameras and heating systems) Architecture was made with our partner architecture company InStudio. Buildings main materils are: Concrete, Glass and metal with some wooden furniture details. More

Project • By 3deluxeCultural Centres

Mleiha Desert Observatory

Observation building for the Mleiha NationalDesert Park in SharjahUncompromising architecture for extreme conditions: In one of the hottest places on Earth, in the middle of Sharjah’s untouched desert, 3deluxe is implementing an expressive building. On the ridge of the Jebel Fayah mountain range, a lookout architecture including an observatory as well as a natural history exhibition are being planned. Approximately one hour’s drive from Sharjah, capital of the Arab Emirate of the same name, a national park with numerous archaeological and scenic attractions is emerging. One the most significant excavation sites with finds from the Bronze Age is located around the settlements of Mleiha. The sustainable tourism project of... More

Project • By SPF:architectsCultural Centres

The Anaheim Performing Arts Center (APAC)

SPF:architects (SPF:a), an award-winning studio based in Culver City, has released new renderings of their design for the Anaheim Performing Arts Center (APAC), located in Anaheim, California. The images reveal the complete scheme of the $500 million, 500,000-square-foot cultural campus, which is anticipated to become a world-class destination for the performing arts.APAC will replace Anaheim’s City National Grove, introducing an 11-acre program defined by three theatres—a 2,000-seat concert hall, a 1,700-seat opera hall, a 600-seat black box theatre—and a museum tower with observatory set upon 24-foot podium. The site will also incorporate an outdoor amphitheater, two restaurants, office space, a convention hall, and lecture room... More

Project • By GiraResearch Facilities

The House of Astronomy

The cornerstone for the renewed interest in astronomy in Germany was laid in the early 1960s. One of the reasons was the establishment of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in the Chilean Atacama Desert. Many German research institutes were involved in this project. What began as the dream of leading European astronomers is now one of the most successful research institutes worldwide. Several Max Planck Institutes focusing on astronomy were set up at the same time. The Centre for Astronomy Education and Outreach in Heidelberg is considered the German hub for the work of the ESO. In October 2012, together with the employees of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy, the centre celebrated the 50th anniversary of the charter being signed.... More