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The polyhedron-shaped Blooming House boasts of a slew of terrace gardens

It is not often that we come across residences that are shaped like irregular polyhedrons. And, it is even rarer when architects claim that such a complex shape was adopted to satisfy the client's simple requirement of 'living in nature'. Well, the above pictured 'Blooming House' (or Hwa Hun in Korean) by Seoul-based firm Iroje…


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Cairo’s Gate Residence: A grandiosely conceived ‘collective’ hub of green technology

Mixed-use complexes are nothing new in the field of contemporary architecture, with their combined usage patterns encompassing residential as well as commercial spaces. However, Cairo's Gate Residence, designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures (VCA), is not only about its circulation and habitable ambit; the grand building will also boast of a flurry of green technologies fused…


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