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Jakob Schoof, Iwan Baan, Haiting Sun

Our Favourites: Three projects made of the material clay

With their extraordinary material they attract everyone’s attention: the roofs of the "Cork House" housing project in Great Britain, the wall design of a soap boutique in New York and the façade of a single-family house in Berlin.

A Loam Structure on a Large Scale: Alnatura Office Building in Darmstadt

hasscookzemmrich Studio 2050 have designed Europe’s largest office building with a rammed-earth façade for the Alnatura retail chain. In close cooperation with the loam-building specialists from Lehm Ton Erde, they developed a construction system whereby large loam blocks with insulation were prefabricated in a field factory.

Client: Alnatura, Darmstadt
Architects: haascookzemmrich Studio2050, Stuttgart
Planning of strucutral framework: Knippers Helbig, Stuttgart
Location: Mahatma-Gandhi-Str. 7, 643295 Darmstadt (DE)

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Herb centre by Herzog & de Meuron

The herb centre planned by Herzog & de Meuron for the Swiss company Ricola consists of a hybrid construction of rammed earth and reinforced concrete.

Architects: Herzog & de Meuron
Location: Laufen (CH)

Linear spatial diversity: Sanbao Art Museum in Jingdezheng

The façade of the Sanbao Art Museum near the "porcelain capital" Jingdezheng is built from local rammed earth.

Client: Sanbaopeng, China
Architect: DL Atelier
Location: Jingdezheng (CN)

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