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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 9/2015

Spanish verbena in the London fog: Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

The Spanish architecture couple known as SelgasCano have given the meadow in front of the Serpentine Gallery the look of a colourful summer festival in Spain.

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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 S1/2015

Expansion of the Olympic Museum in Lausanne

B+W Architects and Tekhne AG have created a pioneering work in the use of ultra-high-performance concrete in Swiss structural engineering.

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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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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 S1/2015

Casa Minghetti: Single family residence in Gordola

The oblong single-storey structure of a family house designed in a clear form language in Gordola, Switzerland, shows a sensitive approach to the topography of the plot.

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Research, development and daring – Frei Otto wins the Pritzker Prize

This year’s Pritzker Prize has been posthumously awarded to the German architect and researcher Frei Otto, whose work was – and remains – groundbreaking for architecture in the post-war era.

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The path to bliss: New skywalk for the Leuchtenburg

Wishes on porcelain are thrown over the castle hill to shatter 25 metres below on a heap of shards.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 12/2014

Architecture students build trade school in Nairobi

»Design Build« is the name of a building process for which both planning and execution are carried out by the same team.

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Architecture | Topics | Magazine 11/2014

Sheltered view: Holiday home in Vietnam

Why have walls when you can do without? This house, known as the Tent because of its shape, was built using local techniques and is self-supporting.

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