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Jut Group Lecture Hall . Taipei

MVRDV . Jut Group Lecture Hall . Taipei (1)

MVRDV . photos: © Jut Group

MVRDV’s transformation of JUT Foundation’s new 240m2 lecture hall takes into consideration that although it is a functional space for talks and events, it is also a public installation due to the carpeted landscape that makes it more inviting, comfortable and attractive to users. So yes it a form of public architecture but one that takes a more unconventional design inspired by the natural landscape. The hall will be used by a variety of audiences and connected to the exhibition programme in the gallery of JUT Foundation located on the ground floor. It is a new typology for a lecture hall with its own unique work of art; a single, large-scale textile artwork by Argentinian artist, Alexandra Kehayoglou. Alexandra was perfect for this project because there is such a commitment she has to craftsmanship and these pieces she makes are the result of a laborious hand-tufting process to fabricate wool carpets and rugs that mimic natural textures like moss, water, trees, and pastures. The carpets can transform an entire room (like we see here in the lecture hall) echoing a green landscape. Continue reading MVRDV

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Magasin 113 . Gothenburg

MVRDV . Magasin 113 . Gothenburg  (1)

MVRDV . BSK Arkitekter

Magasin 113 is located within Gothenburg’s future Frihamnen RiverCity — the largest urban development project in Scandinavia. The proposed 16,500m2 transformation and extension of the existing warehouse is located on the riverfront, will create a more inclusive and vibrant area of the city. The entire site occupies the edge of an existing public square while Magasin 113 itself located in an existing historical warehouse structure which will offer flexible offices, an art centre, pop-up spaces, a café, tourist information, shops, a restaurant and studios. Gothenburg-based advertising agency Forsman & Bodenfors and Göteborgs Konsthall have plans to establish its offices in the building. Continue reading MVRDV

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VALLEY . Amsterdam

MVRDV . VALLEY . Amsterdam (1)

MVRDV . renders: © Vero Visuals

MVRDV and OVG Real Estate were selected by the municipality of Amsterdam for the development of the P15 Ravel plot in the Zuidas Business District. The competition, which began in the spring of 2015, is located on Beethoven Street, adjacent to the ABN AMRO headquarters beside the ‘Sportpark Goed Genoeg’ (AFC). The project was created with the aim of realising a multifunctional building, which included a mixed programme of offices, residences and amenities, covering a total floor area of 75,000m2. A number of possible tenants for the offices and other commercial spaces have already been involved in the project. Continue reading MVRDV

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Nieuw Bergen . Eindhoven

MVRDV . Nieuw Bergen . Eindhoven (6)

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MVRDV and SDK Vastgoed (VolkerWessels) has won the competition for the redevelopment of the inner city area around Deken van Someren Street in Eindhoven. Continue reading MVRDV