In response to the intricate freeway junction, and with the idea of movement as central theme, the project includes a large podium. Its upper plane, over which a powerful helicoidal piece emerges, is reached by wide ramps...
The annex sought not only to accommodate new programs but also to improve a complicated urban situation characterized by loosely related buildings and a heavily used street. A new underground parking garage forms an entrance square that connects the
Six different spaces, with features that link the activities to certain emotions that arise, reflect a notion of the 21st century house as a flexible place that is transformed in accordance with the need of living isolated and connected to the commun
The firm of the British architect David Chipperfield has finished refurbishing the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, and it will reopen to the public on 22 August 2021. One of the icons of 20th-century architecture, the museum is the only building buil
On the outskirts of the city, a building provides new spaces for classes and meetings to be shared by a prestigious ‘gymnasium’ and the historical choir school of the cathedral of Cologne. The new educational facilities make use of the formal and mat
The Evangelical Protestant Church’s new headquarters in Stuttgart occupies the site of a 15th-century Dominican monastery destroyed in World War II and makes its remnants part of it. The complex replaces the disjointed postwar reconstruction and crea
A building with explicit references to medieval architecture replaces an obsolete brutalist annex that never managed to gain acceptance in the historical core of the city of Frankfurt. An entrance plaza envisioned as an open-air exhibition space divi
In an artery opened in the 1950s to decongest the historic center, the extension of the local savings bank dialogues with the medieval fabric without sacrificing its contemporary essence. The use of recycled bricks echoes the solid walls of the build
The research campus is made up of three structures that will replace the existing hangars adjacent to the company’s historic factory building. At the heart of the project is the new ‘garden building’ that will provide flexible spaces for different u
This mixed-use complex, which combines residential areas with spaces for art, culture, and work, respectfully blends the industrial brick architecture that was reconstructed during the postwar years with an extension in red concrete...
Located in Berlin’s Schöneberg neighborhood, this new construction mends an urban fabric that has needed repairing since the 1990s, rising, as it does, beside a heretofore lone office building – the Platinum, a work of the architect Jürgen Sawade – a
The London firm Carmody Groarke has created a single-story 1,700-seat temporary theater and ticket office close to the Großmarkthalle, a landmark concrete construction of the German architect Bernhard Hermkes which is now an event and hospitality spa
After a $165 million renovation, the Neue Nationalgalerie looks like it did when it first opened in 1968. That’s exactly the point. “Carrying out such a task, in a building that leaves no place to hide, is daunting,” said David Chipperfield, the Brit
Hamburg is harbor and city. A harbor 130 kilometers from the sea along the Elbe, which through a network of canals reaches all of inland Europe, linking it to overseas trade. And a city Free and Hanseatic, as its official name states, asserting the t
Unlike so many architects preoccupied with dissolving the boundary between interior and exterior, the architectural trio formed by Arno Lederer, Jórunn Ragnarsdóttir, and Marc Oei turns back to the tradition of solid walls and clearly marked enclosur
Monuments molt: they change skin, change image, and change meaning. As living heritage, they renew their renders and their walls, transform their outer appearance, and modify their symbolic content; and as vulnerable heritage, they experience decaden
A barn in the German municipality of Kressbronn, near Lake Constance, has been turned by Thomas and Christine Steimle into a library and community center. In deference to the building’s history, the project balances past and present. The renovation i
Ground was broken on Berlin Brandenburg Airport (gmp Architekten) in 2006. It was supposed to take five years to build. After a second failed opening, in June 2012...
La exposición que se muestra en el Kronprinzenpalais de la capital alemana incluye las propuestas ganadoras del concurso Berlín-Brandenburgo 2070, entre las que se incluye el proyecto ‘Archipelago Lab’ de Pedro Pitarch.
Contemporary Swedish photography museum Fotografiska announced plans to launch its newest outpost in Berlin...
The dynamism that is associated with the use of horizontal bands in buildings, as well as with skating as a sport, is the gist of the scheme that has made Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano the winners of the competition to enlarge a high-performan
In observance of Gottfried Böhm’s centenary, much is made of his being a grandson, son, husband, and father of architects, with the possible implication that his choice of profession, and practice thereof, was a consequence of the generic dictates of