Built with compacted earth, the hotel blends with the landscape and includes a set of amenities inspired by the ruins and by classical architecture; villas born form interconnected cubes that rotate on their axis; and hotel rooms that are pure cubes
Tondo is a footbridge in the center of Brussels that connects the offices of the Chamber of Representatives with its recent extension, the Forum building, on the other side of the street. The bridge was explicitly designed as a spatial element rather
The building’s design adapts to the needs of children: the sloping ellipse prompts them to run in endless circles; the rubber roof prevents injuries, and the underfloor heating using warm air prevents burns that could occur with conventional systems.
All the spaces sit under a large sloped roof, almost a circle, that is supported by a grid of beams. The house is built into the slope for protection, with light flowing around and underneath. Space shifts horizontally and vertically through three l
In the center of Odense, the home city of fairytale writer Hans Christian Andersen, a series of wood-clad cylindrical volumes are interconnected to create a continuous route from the gardens to the museum.
The circular shape of the Panda House solves the problems arising from the complex conditions of the site, at the intersection of walkways between Copenhagen Zoo’s elephant, monkey, and Nordic fauna sections. At the same time, the circularity present
Skolkovo is the Russian government initiative for a new urban community at the 3rd ring of Moscow, 17 km west from the Kremlin. Built ex nihilo, the aim of Skolkovo is to create a globally reputed center for innovative technology. The original master
Steered personally by Steve Jobs in tight collaboration with Norman Foster, Appes new headquarters, with its exact circular shape, evokes the perfection pursued by the Californian company.
The geometry of this house designed by the Belgian practice of Kersten Geers and David van Severen and located in Matarraña (Teruel) originates from the idea of maximizing enjoyment of the surrounding natural landscape through a panoptic, 360º view.
Located in the center of Berlin, Tempelhof Airport closed its doors to passengers in 2008 during the migratory crisis to offer emergency shelter to the more than 8,000 refugees escaping war in the Middle East and other global conflicts. The construct
With their simple thatched roofs and intricate bamboo structures shaped like baskets, the pavilions together evoke the image of a traditional Vietnamese village.
Un anillo blanco, minimalista y medioambiental, acogerá en 2015 a gran parte de la plantilla de Apple en Cupertino (Baja California). Fue el propio Steve Jobs quien, el pasado noviembre, anunció la noticia de que Foster + Partners, asociada a las ing
Dos vigas curvas de hormigón en T, dispuestas concéntricamente, definen la geometría circular de la nueva comisaría de la localidad madrileña de Villanueva de la Cañada, construida por Picado y De Blas. Los accesos se articulan alrededor del cilindro
Por encima de los tejados inclinados del barrio de East Wall en Dublín, se alza un hito de chapa ondulada con perforaciones circulares a modo de ventanas. Se trata del Centro Comunitario Sean O’Casey, último edificio de los irlandeses O’Donnell y Tuo
El Centro de Tecnificación Deportiva en Guijo de Granadilla, en Cáceres, diseñado por el madrileño José María Sánchez García, ha abierto sus puertas. Emplazado en un entorno privilegiado, en la cuenca del Tajo, plantea dos círculos concéntricos de do