Matthew Marani

Program Manager, The Architect's Newspaper

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The Longchamp Racecourse goes for the gold with a metallic facade

Brought to you with support from <a href="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adlink/3.0/5463.1/4582838/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" target="_blank"><img src="https://adserver.adtechus.com/adserv/3.0/5463.1/4582838/0/4/ADTECH;loc=300;key=key1+key2+key3+key4" border="0" width="234" height="60"></a> In 2011, Dominique Perrault Architecture (DPA) was chosen by France Galop, the governing body of horse racing in France, to redesign and modernize Paris’s venerable Longchamp Racecourse. Located in the city’s second…
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Brixels open up new possibilities for kinetic facades

New York–based multi-disciplinary studio, BREAKFAST, has unveiled a groundbreaking kinetic facade product dubbed "Brixels." The use of kinetic panels for facade and interior design has rapidly grown in popularity both domestically and abroad recently, animating visuals and opening new paths for natural ventilation. Each display is composed of…
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The Palace for Mexican Music sings with local stone and dramatic steel ribs

Brought to you with support from Completed in June 2018, the Palace for Mexican Music is a bold intervention in the heart of historic Mérida, Mexico, that establishes a relationship with the surrounding century-old architectural milieu through lightly detailed limestone and dramatic matte-black steel ribs.…
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A playfully punctured aluminum skin enlivens this Danish school

Brought to you with support from On the outskirts of Aarhus, Denmark, CEBRA–a multidisciplinary practice based in Denmark and Abu Dhabi–recently designed a 100,000 square-foot primary school embedded in a forested landscape and influenced by the local architectural vernacular. For the firm, the Skovbakke…