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Ambivalent adaptation: Holiday home in Switzerland

The house should interact not only with the surrounding mountains, but also with the neighbouring buildings, the course of the sun and the direction of the wind.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine I1/2015

An Attempt at suburbanization: House CJ5 by Caramel

Taking up the habitus of building on a vacant lot with only one neighbour, the Viennese studio would like to transplant the density typical of city centres to the suburbs.

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Alone on the beach: Library with a sea view by Vector Architects

The brutalist appearance of this sleek library on the eastern coast of China plays with the contrast between nature and culture.

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High-tech timber: Laboratory near Chicago

The GO Logic architecture studio has built North America’s first passive-energy laboratory.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine S1/2015

Complex simplicity: School annex erected in the solid wood building system

Two requirements were made: it had to remain within the budget limits of a container solution and at the same time was to enable enlargement at a later point if required.

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Staggered rear facade: Whitney Museum extension by Renzo Piano

His structure is crowned by a series of staggered terraces that serve not only as sunny places for passing time but also as open-air extensions to the indoor gallery space.

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Old meets new: Prada Campus in Milan

On the grounds of an old distillery from the twentieth century, OMA Architects have created an art exhibition campus for Milan’s Fondazione Prada.

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Civil engineering showcase: Refurbished office building in London

The globally active Institution of Structural Engineers has relocated its headquarters to a sixties office building, remodelled by Hugh Broughton Architects.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 6/2015

Undulant and vivid: Theatre by UNStudio

With this particularly lively design, UNStudio want to make visible the interaction that takes place between actors and audience.

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Cosy little spot: Guest house in Norway

»A house needs no more than 15 m²« is the claim made by Saunders Architecture, realized here as a cosy oasis occupying a tiny space.

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