Working from offices in Berlin and Madrid, the firm headed by Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano has placed first in the invitational competition for a mixed-use complex in the Nippes district of the city of Cologne. Named Tor 2, the 22,000-squar
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
In 2018 the Berlin-based firm J.Mayer H. und Partner won the design for the new office building for software company IGZ, which has just been completed in Falkenberg (Germany). Built at the highest point of the site, this 120-meter long rectilinear b
The local fim heltwerk architekten, headed by Henrike Elsner and Lucas Fernández-Trapa, has restored a house in Caan, a community of 700 inhabitants located between Frankfurt and Cologne, in the Westerwaldkreis district of the German state of Rhinela
The former St. Vincenz hospital, situated in the medieval town center of Paderborn, has been converted by the firm of David Chipperfield into a new headquarters for the company Jacoby Studios. Originally a 17th-century Capuchin monastery, the ensembl
In 2013 the German publishing group Axel Springer called a competition to expand its Berlin headquarters with a new building that would be both a symbol and a setting for its shift from traditional printing to digital media. Containing 52,000 square
MVRDV has unveiled its scheme to turn the Dutch pavilion that the Rotterdam firm itself built in 2000 for the World’s Fair of Hannover, into an office building. The project uses the existing structure and also preserves a number of other features, in
The Madrid firm of Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano has won the competition to enlarge a high-performance ice skating center in the Berlin borough of Lichtenberg. In compliance with functional and technical requirements, the new volume resembles
The British firm headed by David Chipperfield will be tranforming an old industrial zone in the Berlin's Marzahn district into a residential and commercial neighborhood. The place measures 152,000 square meters and will feature 1,400 affordable renta
The project analyzes the necessary transition towards bioeconomy, and defends the ecological and also aesthetic value of biologically based materials, which create unique colors and textures like those of the mycelium panels of the pavilion...
This building located in Berlin presents a rigorous catalog of pieces of prefabricated concrete which are typically seen in warehouses and industrial sheds. Inside the studios and dwellings that make up the six-floor building, prefabricated finishes
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
Almost thirty years ago MVRDV leaped to fame thanks, among other things, to its uninhibited way of crystallizing the diagrams of uses in constructions of a public nature. After all this time it seems that the formula still works, as we can see in the
The series ‘Superlative-Made in Germany’ gives a photographic and artistic perspective of the country’s economic and social situation through the images of Christoph Morlinghaus. The photographer has already captured, since starting on the project in
Shortly after being hired by the Art Institute of Chicago to enlarge its campus and give it a major makeover, the Barcelona-based firm Barozzi Veiga has won the competition to build the mountain sports brand Dynafit’s new managerial and administravi