The San Marcos campus at Texas State University is very traditional, with lots of Spanish-style architecture, but we were able to convince them to use their typical palette in a new way in their new faculty office facility. We sourced locally-made hexagonal terra-cotta clay tiles (usually used for underground drainage) and re-purposed them as textured wall surfaces throughout the project. They add a warmth and texture that reflects the clay roofing tiles throughout the campus in a modern…

The San Marcos campus at Texas State University is very traditional, with lots of Spanish-style architecture, but we were able to convince them to use their typical palette in a new way in their new faculty office facility. We sourced locally-made hexagonal terra-cotta clay tiles (usually used for underground drainage) and re-purposed them as textured wall surfaces throughout the project. They add a warmth and texture that reflects the clay roofing tiles throughout the campus in a modern…

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window, stone gabion, gabions, small animal hospital, glasgow university, modern glasgow architecture, award winning design,

Public Toilet Enclosure Built Out of Laser Cut Aluminum Strips

Public Toilet Enclosure Built Out of Laser Cut Aluminum Strips

Zurich architectural office Gramazio & Kohler turned the brief for new city-park toilet into a striking piece of public sculpture with their aluminium-ribbon-façaded structure in Uster, Switzerland; photos Gramazio & Kohler

"48 North Canal Road“, a complex office&shopping tower in Singapore envisioned by WOHA With a Green Park at Its Core

"48 North Canal Road“, a complex office&shopping tower in Singapore envisioned by WOHA With a Green Park at Its Core

Stacks of reclaimed roof tiles form walls inside this former slaughterhouse in Madrid by Spanish architect Arturo Franco.

Stacks of reclaimed roof tiles form walls inside this former slaughterhouse in Madrid by Spanish architect Arturo Franco.

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