David Chipperfield

Private House Bogenhausen . Munich

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David Chipperfield Architects . photos: © Simon Menges

This private home is located in Munich’s Bogenhausen neighbourhood, a residential district to the north east of the city centre, not far from the River Isar and the English Garden. The house occupies a corner site on a small square at an intersection in an area characterised by buildings of various architectural styles. Continue reading David Chipperfield



Haus Grau . Aachen

AMUNT . Haus Grau . Aachen (1)

AMUNT . photos: © Filip Dujardin

The Beverau housing estate was built in the 1950s for the families of Belgian troops stationed in Aachen. After the troops were withdrawn in the late 1990s, the city resolved to protect the site’s homogeneous character, adopting a land-use plan and a preservation statute that not only specifies the shape, roof form, and height of the small houses but also strictly regulates the materials, colors, and articulation of the facades. These rules also apply to new construction on the few plots of land assigned for densification, as is the case here. Continue reading AMUNT