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Posts tagged 'Germany'

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

The first phase of the practice’s redesign of Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) – the largest department store in continental Europe – has opened to the

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Berlin student housing designed with co-working spaces

Civilian’s two buildings for Bard College Berlin respond to local architecture and include brightly coloured communal study and social spaces New York-based architecture and interiors

Architecture

ACME designs German supermarket with rooftop farm

The ‘Market of the Future’ for German chain REWE tackles food miles and carbon emissions in a two-tiered structure Words by Nile Bridgeman Over the

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Neue Nationalgalerie reopens after ‘surgical’ restoration by David Chipperfield

The iconic Berlin gallery designed by Mies van der Rohe underwent an extensive refurbishment which balanced conservation with future needs The Neue Nationalgalerie, the modernist

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Piet Oudolf designs new garden for Vitra Campus

The Dutch designer’s project creates a space of nature to complement the architectural interventions across the Weil am Rhein campus Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf

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New culture hall in Bavarian town recalls traditional barns

Designed by Kühnlein Architektur, the Berching Culture Hall project uses locally sourced timber and includes a new riverside public space In the Bavarian town of

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4a Architekten restores Stuttgart’s oldest swimming baths

The redevelopment of the ‘cult’ Berg mineral spa involved preserving the 1950s architectural character and updating it for contemporary use Stuttgart-based 4a Architekten has completed

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David Chipperfield Architects transforms German monastery into modern offices

A seventeenth-century monastery, which later became a hospital, is now the Jacoby Studios contemporary office complex In the medieval town centre of Paderborn, western Germany,

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The Bierpinsel, Berlin

A 1970s landmark that was left to rot is being pulled back into the city’s consciousness Drivers entering Berlin from the south may worry that

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Bikini Berlin

At this time of hyper-commercialism, the German mall is bucking the trend with a Christmas market that focuses on independent design brands and a changing

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


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