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MKM Museum Küppersmühle Extension. Duisburg

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Herzog & de Meuron . photos: © Simon Menges . + wallpaper

The extension project was activated in 2013, with the Ströher family as clients. A feasibility study undertaken by Herzog & de Meuron explored the potential of the site under current conditions. The resulting project constitutes a radical new start. The original idea of an illuminated cube balanced on the silo towers and visible from afar has been jettisoned. Instead, we propose to erect a building whose dimensions and materials accord with the sequence of historic brick structures lining the dockside. The new structure thus completes the existing museum complex in a visually appropriate way and forms a suitable conclusion to the row of buildings along the dock. At first glance, it might seem as though the new building had always been there. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron

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One Park Drive . London

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Herzog & de Meuron. photos: © Lee Mawdsley

The project for a residential tower at London’s expanding Canary Wharf Estate will form part of the new district of Canary Wharf. The building will help to shape the identity of the redevelopment of one of docklands’ last large remaining undeveloped sites. It is a tower simultaneously iconic in form and human in scale that embodies the aspirations of its new context, an extension of a dynamic global community and the start of a new vibrant neighbourhood. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron

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ARCHETYPE BELLTOWN . Seattle

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Herzog & de Meuron . HEWITT Architecture

Archetype Belltown is a mixed-use residential and commercial project located at 2407 1st Avenue in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle. Envisioned by Burrard Properties, Archetype Belltown proposes an “an urban living concept focused on supporting healthier city life through wellness, convenience and connection. Continue reading Herzog & de Meuron