Hurdacker Estate in Dübendorf

The estate comprises a four-storey block of flats and a series of terrace houses, in which standardized elements were used in a vertically and horizontally...

Housing Development in Ingolstadt

This publicly funded model housing scheme is situated in the interior of a street block in the historical town centre.

House in Okayama, Japan

The house was planned for a family of six, including two children and two grandparents.

House in Münster

Situated on the edge of a verdant site with a fine stock of old trees, this elongated house consists of a two-storey main building and a single-storey wing.

Community Building in Ballerup, Denmark

This low-energy building was designed as a community centre for the housing developments Egebuen and Egestrædet.

House in Munich

The brief required a compact, economical, architecturally restrained building that would also be energy-saving in use.

"...the flatter real architecture is, the more important art becomes..." An interview with Günter Behnisch

The Modern Façade: Pure Packaging or Responsive Skin?


As the interface between the private and the public realms, the façade assumes a special importance, as is documented by architectural history.

Aircraft Museum in Duxford, England

Rising from a planted plinth, the shell roof seems to grow from the site.