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Herzog & de Meuron

Boerentoren . Antwerp

Herzog & de Meuron

Upon its completion in 1932, the Boerentoren was the first skyscraper in Belgium and the highest tower in all of Europe. Located within the historic city center of Antwerp, the Boerentoren still holds a prominent place in the city’s skyline. Our proposal for the revitalisation of this icon of the city of Antwerp is based on a sensitive historic restoration with an alternative approach to marking the changes that have occurred over the last century. The design is conceived with great respect for the existing building and is informed by a careful study of its history through original plans and photographic documentation. The aim of the project is to open up the building for art and people, making it a focal point of public life in the city. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron

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narch

GA house . Bages

narch . fotos: © Adrià Goula

La casa GA es el nuevo hogar de una pareja con dos hijas que buscaban disfrutar de más espacio interior y exterior.

El solar, situado entre medianeras, dispone en el interior del patio de manzana de un jardín privado que se confronta con bloques de viviendas.

La estrategia principal fue situar el garaje en planta baja ocupando casi la totalidad de la profundidad de la parcela para colocar encima el espacio de vivienda con una extensa terraza. Continue reading narch

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JOHAN SUNDBERG

StickerApp | AN URBAN FACTORY . Lomma

JOHAN SUNDBERG ARKITEKTUR . photos: © Markus Linderoth

Warm, natural materials and a sparing, precise architecture weave together an inviting office environment, including social spaces, warehousing and a production hall. With its undulating facade, StickerApp’s headquarters and production facility on Bronsgatan in Lomma creates a new urban space, with a restaurant that aims to open to the public several days a week. Continue reading JOHAN SUNDBERG

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estudio__entresitio

House in Red . Cebreros

estudio__entresitio . photos: © Roland Halbe

The plot lies perpendicular to the reservoir of San Juan, an area with a high degree of protection due to the ecological value of the reservoir, and enjoys privileged views and private access to the water all over its east borderline. The respect toward the landscape, topography, and vegetation are key principles of the work. Continue reading estudio__entresitio

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Christ & Gantenbein

UK House. London

Christ & Gantenbein . photos: © Thomas Adank

UK House, a mixed-use building located at a prestigious West End address on Oxford Street, stands out as a landmark in the city center. Built in 1906, the grade II listed building was adapted in the 1970s and became an office block. Two of its original facades remain, revealing a playful composition of baroque forms and Edwardian elements. By contrast, the other facades exhibit a modern style. Continue reading Christ & Gantenbein