SUBTILITAS

SUBTĪLITĀS (latin; noun f., 3rd):
fineness of texture, logic, detail; slenderness, exactness, acuteness; sharpness : precision




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Aires Mateus - Sines Arts Center, Sines 2006. The cultural complex rises several stories above grade, referencing the scale of castle walls found in the medieval city. It continues underground, where subterranean levels are spanned with a series of parallel bridges supported at the building perimeter, creating an unbroken view corridor through the site from the sidewalk.  Via, photos (C) Daniel Malhão.



October 03, 2014, 7:58pm  Permalink | Comments

Nieto Sobejano - Merida auditorium and conference center, Merida 2004 (click images for big). The concrete facade is imprinted with maps of ancient walled cities. Photos (C) Roland Halbe



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MX_SI - Gösta Pavilion at the Serlachius Museum, Mänttä 2014. Photos (C) Pedro Pegenaute



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Tezuka Architects - Matsunoyama Natural Science Museum, 2003. A 39’ X 13’ picture window made of 3” acrylic was designed to withstand over 2300lbs/inch of pressure to provide visitors with a unique view of the region’s massive amount of annual snowfall, which can top 100 feet/seasonVia, 2, photos (C) Katsuhisa Kida.



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Nieto Sobejano - San Gregorio National Museum extension, Valladolid 2007. Via, 2, photos (C) Roland Halbe



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David Chipperfield - Museo Jumex, Mexico City 2014. Photos (C) Simon Menges. 



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Juan Navarro Baldeweg - Altamira museum, Santillana del Mar 2000 (prev). Photos (C) Roland Halbe.



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Brückner & Brückner - Pope Benedict XVI Pilgrimage museum, Altötting 2009. Via, photos (C) Constantin Meyer



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Brückner & Brückner - Kulturspeicher, Würzburg 2002Via, photos (C) Peter Manev, Victor Brigola.



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Arno Brandlhuber - Neanderthal Museum, Mettmann 1995. photos (C) Michael Reisch.



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Gigon & Guyer - Liner Museum, Appenzell 1998. Previously, photos (C) Gaston Wicky



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Gigon & Guyer - Winterthur museum extension, Winterthur 1995. Photos (C) Heinrich Helfenstein



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Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos - Archaeology Museum, Almería 2004. Photos (C) Roland Halbe



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Some parallels between Valerio Olgiati's National Park Center in Zernez (2008) and Pezo Von Ellrichshausen's Solo House in Teruel (2013). Photos (C) Javier Miguel Verme, Cristobal Palma.



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OBR - Pythagoras museum, Crotone 2010. Photos (C) Mariela Apollonio.



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