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DM2 Housing | Ring chair

Joao Morgado photography: DM2 Housing in Porto by OODA
Name: DM2 Housing
Size: 1,100 SQM
Status: BUILT
Date: 2010-2014
Photography: Joao Morgado

One of the most demanding tasks in Porto nowadays is the intervention on the major amount of old and historical buildings of Porto´s downtown. This project is a renovation of a 20th century building to convert to a 17 housing unit for students and young people in general.

courtesy Joao Morgado
The DM2 Building , located in downtown Porto ( priority intervention zone ) , in the area of protection of the National Museum Soares dos Reis , is dating the nineteenth century and their original composition the property was intended for a single dwelling taking ornamental and construction of the whole intrinsic characteristics of the buildings at the time, both in functional layo…

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THE HINDU TEMPLE BY CHAMPAKALAKSHMI Format: Hardbound | Size: 9.25 x 11.25 " ISBN: 9788174360946 | Pages: 137 Fully illustrated in colour The Hindu Temple is a comprehensive expose on the evolution of a simple and sacred place of worship to a monument, which over the centuries became the pivot of Indian religiosity, culture and aesthetic significance; the superordinate ideological focus of society and polity. Tracing its origin to the pre-Christian era, its sanctity and the unwavering reverence accorded to it even today, is manifested in the elaborate rituals performed within its precincts by devotees, and the festivals celebrated by them. The book brings into special prominence the relevance of the temple in the social, economic and political integration of the subcontinent. Authoritatively written and impressively illustrated with exceptional and rare photographs, it elucidates in minute and graphic detail the m…

Inside World Festival of Interiors 2014

Final call for entries to the Inside World Festival of Interiors 2014 Hello Dezeen readers! As media partner for the Inside World Festival of Interiors, we'll be revisiting Singapore this October to bring you the latest news from the three-day event and awards programme.

Taking place at the Marina Bay Sands resort from 1 to 3 October, the event will be held in conjunction with the World Architecture Festival 2014.

Read on for more information about the Inside Festival awards...

Register to enter the Inside World Festival of Interiors Awards

The awards programme at the Inside Festival includes 13 different categories and shortlisted projects will compete for the World Interior of the Year award – won last year by David Kohn Architect's tiled apartment in Barcelona (pictured). Browse all the categories »

Register to enter before 30 May »
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