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Institut du Monde Arabe (Video clip)
The Institut du Monde Arabe is a centre for Arabic arts and culture. The building was designed by French architect Jean Nouvel to be a dialogue between cultures, and it reflects a modern interpretation of traditional Islamic art and architecture.
Led by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, Accordia residential masterplan is being considered as the new standard for high density housing by RIBA who have chosen the design as one of six finalists for the Stirling Prize.
Accordia covers 9.5 hectares providing 212 houses and 166 apartments, 30% of which fall into the 'affordable' category which are integrated in both scale and materials with the private housing. The masterplan is designed predominantly for pedestrian and cycle use with mews streets, landscaped pedestrian streets and cycle parking integrated into the design, made... >>>