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Lussi . Halter Casagrande

Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek . Luzern

Lussi . Halter Casagrande .  Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek .  Luzern afasia (1)

Lussi + Partner . Halter Casagrande Partner . photos: © leonardo finotti

The cross-section of the building is designed so that, on entering the premises, visitors sense the full impact of the building’s height. Daylight floods right through to the ground floor from skylights along the eastern elevation. The reading areas and workstations are located along these new galleries. A new additional stairway connects the ground floor with the basement level. Continue reading Lussi . Halter Casagrande

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Takuro Yamamoto

House & Café HessOrganica . Okazaki-city

Takuro Yamamoto . House & Café HessOrganica . Okazaki-city afasia (1)

Takuro Yamamoto Architects

House & Café HessOrganica is a small complex with three stories, featured by wooden external walls. Standing on a vantage point of the hill of Okazaki city, the building has a summer living room on garden level, an organic café on the next floor, and a winter living room on the top floor. This composition is an ingenious solution to exist a residence and an organic café together in one small building. Continue reading Takuro Yamamoto

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Annette Gigon

Lecture for A+ Architecture In Belgium

Annette Gigon Lecture for A+ Architecture In Belgium

A+ Architecture In Belgium

Annette Gigon and Mike Guyer founded Gigon/Guyer in Zürich in 1989 and launched their career with a flying start when they won the competition to design the Kirchner Museum in Davos. Since then, their architecture practice has forged an international reputation, notably thanks to a dozen museum projects and a series of designs for residential and office buildings. Today, Gigon and Guyer are both lecturers at the EPF in Zürich. Their work has received a number of prestigious awards, including the International Fellowship of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in 2009. A number of monographs have also been published on their work. Continue reading Annette Gigon