Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen

Dar Al Riffa Al Oda . East Riffa

Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen . The Ministry of Culture of Bahrain

Designed by the Belgian architecture firm, Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen in collaboration with Emaar, the Dar Al Riffa Al Oda project comprises the conservation and rehabilitation of the existing Dar in the old neighborhood of East Riffa as well as an extension on a neighboring plot, which will accommodate a larger performance hall, as well as sleeping quarters. Continue reading Office Kersten Geers David Van Severen


Rafael Moneo

Complejo Aragonia | detalle fachada . Zaragoza

Arquitecturas cerámicas . fotos: © Duccio Malagamba

En el Proyecto Aragonia juega un papel clave la elección de los materiales y en concreto de la cerámica. Ya no solo por su origen local, ya que se trata de un material fabricado en Alcañíz, sino también por su capacidad de dotar a los distintos usos de la continuidad necesaria para formar parte de un mismo conjunto. Continue reading Rafael Moneo



Low-cost flexible university building . Paris

Muoto architects . International Holcim Awards SILVER Europe 2014

The project is a public facility, situated on the new university campus of Paris-Saclay, France which aims to become a top international hub in the innovation economy. The building hosts a mix of activities including indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a restaurant, cafeteria, and various public spaces: a pedestrian square, street terraces, and parking areas for deliveries, bikes and cars. Conceived as a minimal structure using rough materials, robust and long lasting techniques, the building is organized vertically with its different activities superimposed on one another, using the roof as a panoramic playground for football and basketball games. Continue reading Muoto