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Richard Artschwager

Door } . 1983-84

Door } . 1983-84

+ Guggenheim Bilbao

Artschwager plots a distinctive course between handcraft and industrialization, encompassing space as well as the objects and beings that inhabit it. He represented places, scenes from everyday life, and common objects such as tables, chairs, and dressers, interpreting them in ordinary, standardized industrial materials such as formica, Celotex, acrylic paint, and rubberized horsehair. Continue reading Richard Artschwager

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EM2N

New Housing on Briesestraße . Berlin

EM2N . New Housing on Briesestraße . Berlin afasia (1)

EM2N

The building figure composed of several parts condenses the site and unites the different scales and typologies of the slab and the courtyard that characterise its surroundings. The proposed volume nestles up against the fire wall of the existing building and with its central internal courtyard creates an outdoor space of high quality. Continue reading EM2N

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Nidus

Townhouses Sankt Göres . Düsseldorf

Nidus . Townhouses  Sankt Göres . Düsseldorf afasia (2)

Nidus

Developing the concept for our project “Townhouses Sankt Göres” we were especially taken by the implicitness and the longevity of the unagitated coy architecture that is so typical for Düsseldorf-Kaiserswerth. On the one hand, there is the “Kaiserswerther House” as a housing typology which is characterized by clear shapes, regional materials and a somewhat unconstrained reduction to the essential. On the other hand, the Diakonie buildings of the immediate context with their roman and gothic architecture are very formative for Kaiserswerth. Continue reading Nidus