A patisserie that presents fine pastries in elegant form, topped by a concrete volume that seems to hover above.
The quietude and rusticity that reign here inspired Buchner Bründler Architekten to transform a 200-year-old stone house into a holiday home.
Over eighteen months, the project was realized by research assistants and students comprising an interdisciplinary team.
Puristic, modern and clear – this is the impression made by the exposed concrete facades at David Chipperfield Architects' Berlin office.
Rome University took first place at the Versailles competition, followed by Nantes and Delft. The team from Berlin came in fourth.
The new building designed by act_romegialli is impressive in its unusual working of the concrete surfaces.
With their muted edges and unusually soft surfaces materials such as rubber sheeting and architectural carpets are creating new design possibilities as building skins.
Álvaro Fernandes Andrade took on the task of integrating an Olympic High-Performance Rowing Centre into the unique landscape with as little impact as possible.
An extensive system of stairs and ramps transects an expansive new gallery space at Manchester School of Art and fosters interdisciplinary exchange.
In transforming a former agricultural structure into a holiday home, Proarh Architects have concentrated on purist use of the materials straw, wood, glass and stone.