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Yun Hyong-keun

Burnt Umber & Ultramarine . 1991

Burnt Umber & Ultramarine . 1991

+ David Zwirner

One of the most significant Korean artists of the twentieth century, Yun is widely recognized for his signature abstract compositions, which engage with yet transcend Eastern and Western art movements and visual traditions. Using a restricted palette of ultramarine and umber, Yun created his compositions by adding layer upon layer of paint onto raw canvas or linen, often applying the next coat before the last one had dried. Continue reading Yun Hyong-keun

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MVRDV

Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen . Rotterdam

© Arjen Ketting, MVRDV

MVRDV

Starts installation of the first of 75 trees on the roof garden of Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam, the first publicly accessible art depot in the world designed by MVRDV.

Over the next two weeks, 75 large birches will be hoisted 35 metres in the air using a special crane and planted on the roof of Rotterdam’s Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen by project contractor BAM Bouw en Techniek. Here, the trees will become part of a green rooftop forest with a restaurant and spectacular views over the city. Continue reading MVRDV

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Labopop

House expansion . Montreuil

Labopop . House expansion . Montreuil afasia (3)

Labopop . photos: © David Foessel

The house dates from the beginning of the twentieth century. A first extension was built in the 1990’s, expanding the ground floor and strongly alter the facade on the garden.
The objective of the project was the expansion of the house. Continue reading Labopop

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Herzog & de Meuron

Grasbrook . Hamburg

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Herzog & de Meuron . Vogt landscape architects

Herzog & de Meuron in collaboration with Vogt landscape architects have been announced as winners of the City of Hamburg’s competition for the urban development of the Grasbrook district. The former port area on the southern bank of the Norderelbe will turn into a new, central neighbourhood, with 3,000 apartments, 16,000 workplaces, and spacious recreational areas. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron