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a winter cabin in Norway, a public library in the Austrian municipality Dornbirn and finally the DETAIL comment on the Axel-Springer Campus in Berlin.

Life Amid the Snow: Skigard Hytte by Mork-Ulnes Architects

Whenever winter returns to the Norwegian resort of Kvitfjell, this cabin by Mork-Ulnes Architects peeks out from among the drifts. The architects have created a place of tranquillity for their family here; moreover, the cabin provided them with ample opportunity to carry out their experimental ideas.

Client: Lexie and Casper Mork-Ulnes
 
Architecture: Mork-Ulnes Architects
 
Location: Kvitfjell Resort, Fåvang, Norwegen (NO)

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A Bookshelf as Living Room: Public Library by Dietrich Untertrifaller

The storey-high glass façade of the public library by Dietrich Untertrifaller in Dornbirn is shrouded by a curtain layer containing 8,000 ceramic batons that symbolise books. Along with an open-access library, a first-rate digital media centre awaits young and older users inside.

Client: Stadt Dornbirn
 
Architecture: Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten mit Christian Schmoelz
 
Project management: Peter Nußbaumer, Christopher Braun
 
Location: Schulgasse 44, 6850 Dornbirn (AT)

Axel Springer Campus by OMA: Trendsetter or Anachronism?

According to a famous quote from Henri Nannen, journalism is chatting in the corridor. To enable reporters at the new news headquarters of the Axel Springer corporation to chat and exchange ideas even more, OMA simply omitted the walls: the entire building becomes a corridor. In the age of covid-19, this is problematic and had led to questions whether this form of open office is obsolete, or whether it can ensure the survival of companies in these very times.

Architecture: OMA
 
Location: Axel-Springer-Straße 58, 10117 Berlin (DE)

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