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Silver times ahead: Nursing home in Austria

In 2009, the community of Nenzing held a Europe-wide competition for the design of a new nursing home, whereby the pure-lined and rustic proposal found favour.

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Living structure: Visitors‘ centre at fortress Sparrenburg

The visitor information centre at the historic Sparrenburg fortress, which opened on 17 September, will function as an informative spatial compass.

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Urban recreation: Weekend house in São Paulo

Pool, conservatory, garden: the three main functions of a weekend house have been distributed over vertically stacked volumes of in-situ concrete.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 9/2014

Simple yet also complex: Visitors centre in Kentucky

Wild Turkey Bourbon Distillery: A simple barn silhouette and an intricate facade in a colour and material reminiscent of old oak barrels are the outer attributes.

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Protective Latticework: The Aspen Art Museum

Architect Shigeru Ban, this year's Pritzker Prize winner, has designed his first permanent building in the USA: Colorado's Aspen Art Museum.

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A hybrid home: Stegbach House in Germany

For all its quiet power, the house conceals a surprise: It has been planned as a multifunctional hybrid that is flexible enough to be used as a seminar space.

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A haptic signal: Cultural centre in Normandy

The plans for this cultural centre revolved around one aim: creating a contemporary building for a lot defined by its environment and the surrounding houses.

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Architecture | News | Magazine 7+8/2014

A minimalistic experience: Sancaklar mosque in Istanbul

Dispensing with traditional forms and symbols, Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul provides a setting for inner monologue as a search for meaning. Black-and-white photos of the building shell attest to the ...

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 7+8/2014

Playful dialogue: Community centre in South Tyrol

Natural stone and untreated pine wood: These robust and tradition-imbued materials at the new community centre in St. Martin merge in with the Alpine character of the village.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 7+8/2014

Vertical accentuation: Rotsee Finish Line Tower

The Finish Line Tower ("Zielturm") for rowing regattas at Lake Rotsee, Switzerland, offers a relief-like façade and subtle offsets in its three levels.

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