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Gui Rebelo, Gonzalez, Margret Hoppe

Our Readers’ Favourites: The Most Popular DETAIL-online Articles in July

In July, our readers were particularly enthusiastic about the following three articles: A Rammed Earth House and Rooftop Extension in Falkensee, the extension of the heritage-listed Sauerland Museum in Arnsberg and a spherical Orb in Leipzig, planned by Oscar Niemeyer.

A New Building and an Addition: Rammed-Earth House and Rooftop Extension in Falkensee

Architect Gereon Legge has not only expanded the top of his home by a studio space, he has also added a small rammed-earth house to the garden. Inspired by nature, the project in Falkensee is based on time-honoured building techniques. Thanks to its unconventional shape, the attic space is a spatial wonder, while the summer cabin has become a place of tranquillity.

Client: Private
Architect: Gereon Legge
Location: Clara-Zetkin-Str. 119, 14612 Falkensee (DE)
 

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Museum building at a steep site: Sauerland Museum extension by Bez + Kock

The architects Bez + Kock have renovated Sauerland Museum in the Landsberger Hof, a heritage-listed edifice in Arnsberg, and built it an extension at the adjacent steep slope. The sculpture-like new building provides 530 square metres of additional exhibition space for the newly-founded Museum and Culture Forum South Westphalia.

Client:  Hochsauerlandkreis, Dr. Karl Schneider, Meschede
Architects: Bez + Kock Architekten, Stuttgart
Location: Alter Markt 24-30, 59821 Arnsberg (DE)

Niemeyer Sphere: An Orb for Leipzig

In Leipzig, a crane manufacturer has expanded his company cafeteria. The spherical addition, which has a diameter of 12 m and was planned by Oscar Niemeyer, floats at a lofty height at a corner of the existing building.

More information: technesphere.de/niemeyer-sphere

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