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Stunning Photographs of European Libraries (11 pics)

French photographer Thibaud Poirier is behind a magnificent series, entitled Librairies , highlighting Europeans libraries. From Roma to Dublin including the Sorbonne in Paris and Berlin, the artist takes us in these reading temples build in several times.

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Stunning Photographs of European Libraries (11 pics)

School in Padrao da Legua by Nuno Brandao Costa (8 pics)

On the pretext of designing a pre-primary and primary school for children, the solution to an urban problem was sought: the quarter available for construction was characterised by a great void stuck between discordant scales and languages, open to integration into the urban fabric.

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School in Padrao da Legua by Nuno Brandao Costa (8 pics)

The Visually Stunning ‘Tesseract’ Scene in Interstellar was Filmed on a Physically Constructed Set (5 pics)

Spoiler alert . One of the most jaw-dropping moments of Christopher Nolan’s 2014 film Interstellar is the climactic moment when Cooper (Matthew McConaughey) enters a visually stunning environment that allows him to physically communicate through time using gravity. In the movie, the scene is manifested as a small library in his home that appears to infinitely repeat with versions of every moment that has ever occurred there.)

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The Visually Stunning ‘Tesseract’ Scene in Interstellar was Filmed on a Physically Constructed Set (5 pics)

Iconoweb Offices by Nan Arquitectos (19 pics)

Nan Arquitectos transformed an old billiard place into contemporary digital marketing offices. The space has kept a lot of the previous look and there were made few changes requested from the customer. An open office concept was the request from the customer with a meeting room , an office , a small library , toilets and a resting room to relax and eat.o

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Iconoweb Offices by Nan Arquitectos (19 pics)

Sydney Civic and Creative Center by Kengo Kuma – Your Daily Architecture & Design Update (4 pics)

Sydney is getting a new civic and creative center, designed by architect Kengo Kuma as a circular building covered in spirals of wood.The 30-meter-tall structure will rise six stories and provide space for a ground-floor market hall, library space, makerspace, childcare center, additional program for start-ups, and a rooftop restaurant with views of Tumbalong Park, the Chinese Gardens and Cockle Bay. “Our aim is to achieve architecture that is an open and tangible as possible to the community, and this is reflected in the circular geometry that creates a building that is accessible and recognizable from multiple directions,” said Kuma. “The wooden screen wraps the exterior of the building in a dynamic and exciting manner, a historical reference to Darling Harbour originally being a hive of business activity and a focal point as a market exchange.”

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Sydney Civic and Creative Center by Kengo Kuma – Your Daily Architecture & Design Update (4 pics)