Public Library in Berlin

Built by Richard Bloos around 1909, the listed Brunnenhof complex, with its commercial and production uses, has also housed a branch of the civic library since...

Company Headquarters Tower in Essen

The requirements of the brief for an energy-saving design are reflected in the form and construction of this tower block.

Sunlight in Cities - The Bases of Solar Urban Planning

Solar, Defensive or Both?

Double Façades - Essential for High-Rise Blocks?

Housing Development in Zollikofen, Switzerland

The north side of the houses is sunk into the slope of the site, from which the roof rises in a planted concave curve.

Open-Air Swimming Pool in Nördlingen

One of the main conditions of the brief was that the water for the pools should be heated exclusively by solar energy.

Research Centre in Ispra, Italy

As part of a large-scale rehabilitation scheme, this former nuclear research institution was redeveloped as a general European research centre.

Mountain House on the Hundwiler Höhe, Switzerland

For over 100 years a house has stood on this site on a hilltop 1,300 m above sea level in the canton of Appenzell.