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beirut terraces . beirut

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herzog & de meuron . photos: © Iwan Baan . + divisare

The city of Beirut lies in the heart of the developing Middle East. Having always been a cosmopolitan city, it is a focal point of the region as a cultural and geographical link between Europe and the Middle East. The history of Beirut could hardly be more diverse; remains of Phoenician, Roman, Mamluk, Ottoman and Colonial rule have shaped the city and its buildings. The design of Beirut Terraces was quite literally influenced by the layers of the city’s rich and tumultuous history. Continue reading herzog & de meuron

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Herzog & de Meuron

The Powerhouse Workshop . New York City

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Herzog & de Meuron . + Powerhouse Workshop

In 2016, Powerhouse commissioned the Pritzker-prize winning architecture practice Herzog & de Meuron to reimagine the 113-year-old coal-burning power plant and create facilities for fabrication in wood, metal, ceramics, textiles, and printmaking. The central design elements include the renovation of the existing Turbine Hall and the reconstruction of the Boiler House. Its interior spaces will allow for flexible workshop configurations. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron

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Herzog & de Meuron

6AM . Los Angeles

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Herzog & de Meuron . + The Architect’s Newspaper

Herzog & de Meuron has been working with developer SunCal to design “6AM,” a world-class, mixed-use development at 6th & Alameda in the heart of the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District. The firm is planning a complex that will feature live/work residences, creative offices, hotel and retail uses, and public gathering spaces on a 14.5-acre site. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron