The Language of Systematic Design: Precast Concrete Construction Systems by Angelo Mangiarotti


The versatile components of the “Duck” prefabricated system allow the construction of a variety of kiosks, ranging from newspaper and information stands to...


This piece of “micro-architecture” was to

have a simple, light, compact construction.

Beach Point

Designed as a student project in the category of micro-architecture, the structure was conceived as an observation tower with a variety of sporting...

House in Gams, Switzerland

Situated on the edge of a residential area near Chur, the house is screened from the road by a separate garage structure.

House in Andelsbuch, Austria

This two-family house is a pilot project for a prefabricated timber skeleton-frame construction system, based on a module 5 x 5 m on plan.

House near Tokyo, Japan

In this house, the storey-height furnishing units – wardrobes, bookcases and kitchen cupboards – also function as space-dividers and structural elements.

Office Building in Munich

Provisional office accommodation for the municipal works was created in two linear tracts set at a slight angle to each other.

Information Tower in Munich

The sensitive city-centre location of the tower imposed strict demands on the quality of its design.