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Walking on the roof of the Oslo Opera House at night. *house42

Walking on the roof of the Oslo Opera House at night.

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The dark, shiny interior of the Nantes Courthouse, designed by Jean Nouvel in year 2000. *house42

The dark, shiny interior of the Nantes Courthouse, designed by Jean Nouvel in year 2000.

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Alphamuro is a shelving system where the shelf supports serve also as bookends. Designed by Jasper Morrison in 1996 for Alias. *house42

Alphamuro is a shelving system where the shelf supports serve also as bookends. Designed by Jasper Morrison in 1996 for Alias.

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The basic exterior of Les Bains des Docks in Le Havre, by Jean Nouvel, offers only abstract glances of the wonderful interior. *house42

The basic exterior of Les Bains des Docks in Le Havre, by Jean Nouvel, offers only abstract glances of the wonderful interior.

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The Bird in the Bush stackable cups have a good balance of poetry and geometry. *house42

The Bird in the Bush stackable cups have a good balance of poetry and geometry.

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This translucent polycarbonate box serves as entrance hall in this warehouse converted into a public events venue along the Bordeaux riverside. *house42

This translucent polycarbonate box serves as entrance hall in this warehouse converted into a public events venue along the Bordeaux riverside.

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This concrete panels facade for an extension by Édouard François of the Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière in Paris, is based on a cast of an original Haussmann facade design. *house42

This concrete panels facade for an extension by Édouard François of the Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière in Paris, is based on a cast of an original Haussmann facade design.

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Le Refuge by Stéphane Thidet was one of the installations in Nantes for the Estuaire 2009 event. *house42

Le Refuge by Stéphane Thidet was one of the installations in Nantes for the Estuaire 2009 event.

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An inverted periscope is part of the wonderful square renewal of the Célestins Square in Lyon, that includes also vivid greenery, a pool fountain, wood flooring, and an underground parking.

The view through the periscope is puzzling…

…and we could not help but go seven floors downstairs to see a moving sculpture in action.
Place designed by: Michel Desvignes
Parking designed by: Jean-Michel Wilemotte with Michel Targe, architects - Daniel Buren, artist
Year: 1995
Visited: April 2009
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An inverted periscope is part of the wonderful square renewal of the Célestins Square in Lyon, that includes also vivid greenery, a pool fountain, wood flooring, and an underground parking.

The view through the periscope is puzzling…

…and we could not help but go seven floors downstairs to see a moving sculpture in action.
Place designed by: Michel Desvignes
Parking designed by: Jean-Michel Wilemotte with Michel Targe, architects - Daniel Buren, artist
Year: 1995
Visited: April 2009
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A 500ml water bottle by Muji: a new essential accessory to show off at the gym. *house42

A 500ml water bottle by Muji: a new essential accessory to show off at the gym.

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At the Swiss Expo.02 arteplage of Yverdon-les-Bains it was possible for any couple of people to get married for one day and exchange vows with glowing sticks. *house42

At the Swiss Expo.02 arteplage of Yverdon-les-Bains it was possible for any couple of people to get married for one day and exchange vows with glowing sticks.

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The Pfaffenholz Sports Complex, one of the first renowned work by Herzog and De Meuron, is quite hard to find while crossing the Switzerland-France border in Basel. *house42

The Pfaffenholz Sports Complex, one of the first renowned work by Herzog and De Meuron, is quite hard to find while crossing the Switzerland-France border in Basel.

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A townhouse in Berlin has the architect's firm branding at eye level. *house42

A townhouse in Berlin has the architect's firm branding at eye level.

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The Oceanic ballpoint pen, from the Tombow design collection, is a leap into the 90s. *house42

The Oceanic ballpoint pen, from the Tombow design collection, is a leap into the 90s.

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A photovoltaic plant implemented on a metaphysical huge canopy in Barcelona Forum 2004. *house42

A photovoltaic plant implemented on a metaphysical huge canopy in Barcelona Forum 2004.

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The V building facade of the VM Houses, featured in #10709, is a small disappointment when seen for real. *house42

The V building facade of the VM Houses, featured in #10709, is a small disappointment when seen for real.

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The Glass Hall of the Tokyo International Forum, by Rafael Viñoly, is a must-see architectonic space. *house42

The Glass Hall of the Tokyo International Forum, by Rafael Viñoly, is a must-see architectonic space.

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Empty white bookshelves placed underground commemorates the book burning of 1933 in Berlin. Memorial by Micha Ullman opened in 1995 in Bebelplatz. *house42

Empty white bookshelves placed underground commemorates the book burning of 1933 in Berlin. Memorial by Micha Ullman opened in 1995 in Bebelplatz.

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At first sight the Kunsthaus in Bregenz by Peter Zumthor just looks like another contemporary building made of glass and steel, but it is not. *house42

At first sight the Kunsthaus in Bregenz by Peter Zumthor just looks like another contemporary building made of glass and steel, but it is not.

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The Monolito at the Foro Italico in Roma, a single block of Carrara marble 17.4 meters high, shines again in the sunset light after an endless restoration. *house42

The Monolito at the Foro Italico in Roma, a single block of Carrara marble 17.4 meters high, shines again in the sunset light after an endless restoration.

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Lost in a wood in south-east Berlin suburbs, the Baumschulenweg crematorium is an impressive and inspiring building. *house42

Lost in a wood in south-east Berlin suburbs, the Baumschulenweg crematorium is an impressive and inspiring building.

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The wonderful lettering used in the complex Les Bains des Docks by Jean Nouvel is now a font available for download. *house42

The wonderful lettering used in the complex Les Bains des Docks by Jean Nouvel is now a font available for download.

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The Lairesse pharmacy in Amsterdam has something more interesting than the green lighted interior. *house42

The Lairesse pharmacy in Amsterdam has something more interesting than the green lighted interior.

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Puppy, the topiary dog by Jeff Koons, in Bilbao since 1997. *house42

Puppy, the topiary dog by Jeff Koons, in Bilbao since 1997.

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The Whale housing complex is THE landmark of the  Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam. *house42

The Whale housing complex is THE landmark of the Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam.

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After ten years artist Mimmo Paladino and musician Brian Eno work together for an exhibition at the Ara Pacis Musem in Roma. *house42

After ten years artist Mimmo Paladino and musician Brian Eno work together for an exhibition at the Ara Pacis Musem in Roma.

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The CableBox by BlueLounge in use. Amazed by how it was able to fit all those plugs, cables and power adaptors. *house42

The CableBox by BlueLounge in use. Amazed by how it was able to fit all those plugs, cables and power adaptors.

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10.000 changing-color light globes at the Circo Massimo in Rome for the Notte Bianca. A wonderful view, night and day. *house42

10.000 changing-color light globes at the Circo Massimo in Rome for the Notte Bianca. A wonderful view, night and day.

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Visiting Nebesa, a Slovenian mountain resort on the edge of "heaven". *house42

Visiting Nebesa, a Slovenian mountain resort on the edge of "heaven".

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Not enough internet buzz about the stunning Valentino exhibition at the Ara Pacis Museum in Rome. This is our contribution. *house42

Not enough internet buzz about the stunning Valentino exhibition at the Ara Pacis Museum in Rome. This is our contribution.

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