Concrete barbecues in Austria

The "Donauinsel" (Danube Island) was built 25 years ago as part of a flood protection system for the city of Vienna. Since then it has developed into one of the most popular recreation areas and offers many different zones for sports, gastronomy and relaxing.

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8 House project (Denmark)

With spectacular views overthe Copenhagen Canal and Kalvebod Fælled’s protected, open spaces, 8 House offers not only homes to people in all of life’s stages. it also provides office space to the city’s business and trade.  In addition, it also serves as a house that allows people to cycle all the way from the ground floor up to the top, moving alongside townhouses with gardens, winding through an urban perimeter block.

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Housing Corporation Asunto Oy Helsingin Flooranaukio ja Kiinteistö Oy Lontoonkuja (Finland)

In 2011, the Housing Corporation Asunto Oy Helsingin Flooranaukio ja Kiinteistö Oy Lontoonkuja won the Concrete Structure of the Year Award for skilled design and professional implementation of the project.  The close cooperation between the developer, the town planner and the designers, combined with competent use of concrete, has produced a functioning and impressive architectural building in the residential district of Arabianranta in Helsinki. 

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Natol House, Austria. Storing energy with concrete

This detached house has a thermal envelope that encloses an area of 161 m2. It includes a ground-floor level (including living room, kitchen, toilet and service/storage room), a first-floor level (including parents’ bedroom, two bedrooms for children, bathroom, hallway and toilet) and a partial basement on the south side of the building (including wardrobe, stair to ground floor and one basement room). No full basement was built due to the steeply sloping terrain and for cost reasons.

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De Balk van Beel (Tweewaters - Leuven, Belgium)

The ‘Beam’ gives structure to the new ‘Tweewaters’ urban district. This 180m-long building runs alongside a cycling and pedestrian route that links the Vaartkom (Canal Basin) to the city centre. At the same time, the volume establishes a hard boundary and, with its smooth and gleaming, white-rendered skin, presents itself explicitly as a horizontal counterpart to the bare concrete grain silos.

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Aviva stadium

Country: Ireland
Type: Sports stadium

The Aviva Stadium is built on the site of the former Lansdowne Road stadium, which was demolished in 2007.  The stadium, located adjacent to Lansdowne Road railway station, officially opened on 14 May 2010.

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