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WAA Wins Competition to Design “Am Hirschgarten” in Munich

Wiel Arets Architects (WAA) has won a competition to design a cluster of four mixed-use towers adjacent to Munich’s Hirschgarten station. Each “horseshoe-shaped” building, perched upon a six to seven story plinth, will offer space for office, hotel and retail space… Sigue leyendo

Goat Barn in Bavaria / KÜHNLEIN Architektur

Architects: KÜHNLEIN Architektur
Location: Seubersdorf, Germany
Year: 2014
Photographs: Erich Spahn, Michael Kühnlein

From the architect.… The wooden cube, reduced to the necessaries, should be a positive example for agricultural buildings integrating the free landscape around it. With its archaic Sigue leyendo

Garden House / Vécsey Schmidt Architekten

Architects: Vécsey Schmidt Architekten
Location: Buggingen, Germany
Structural Engineer: Nafz Ingenieure
Year: 2013
Photographs: Doris Lasch

From the architect.… Till the 1970 a huge barn could be found at the place where the structural work of the garden house was Sigue leyendo

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Pritzker Laureate Frei Otto

Frei Otto passed away this past Monday, a day before being internationally celebrated as the Pritzker Prize’s 40th laureate. The first architect to ever receive the Prize posthumously, Otto was a brilliant inventor, architect and engineer who pioneered some of history’s… Sigue leyendo

2015 Pritzker Prize Winner Frei Otto’s Work in 10 Images

On Tuesday evening the Pritzker Prize jury named Frei Otto as the 40th recipient of the award, making him the second German to receive the award and the first winner to receive it posthumously. Otto was both an architect and a structural… Sigue leyendo

Video: Frei Otto’s German Pavilion at Expo 67

Last night German architect Frei Otto was selected as the 2015 Pritzker Prize Laureate, the second German to win the award and the first to receive the award posthumously. The video above shows the impressive construction process of Otto’s German Pavilion at the… Sigue leyendo

Mei and Felixx Selected to Redevelop Postwar Residential Area in Munich

The largest housing association in Munich, GEWOFAG has chosen Mei Architects & Planners and Felixx Landscape Architects & Planners as winners of a closed competition to redevelop of a residential area of 340 dwellings around the Ludlstrasse in Munich.
“It is refreshing… Sigue leyendo

ADEPT Wins Competition to Design “Small Piece” of Flensburg

ADEPT has won a competition to design a new city gate in the German city of Flensburg along Bahnhofstrasse – a central urban axis leading to the city’s main station. Designed as a “small piece of the city,” the winning proposal adapts… Sigue leyendo

Hallenhaus / Observatorium

Architects: Observatorium
Location: Halde Norddeutschland, 47506 Neukirchen-Vluyn, Germany
Year: 2014
Photographs: Thomas Mayer…

From the architect. Steel sculpture on a coal slag heap alongside the A57 motorway. The hall is 16 metres long, 14 wide and 10 high. It is Sigue leyendo

Architects to be Given Chance to Design New Bauhaus Museum in Dessau

In celebration of the 100th Bauhaus anniversary, the Foundation Bauhaus Dessau has announced plans to construct a new Bauhaus Museum in Dessau. As part of a competition “preannouncement” published on the museum’s site, an open two-phased international competition will challenge architects to… Sigue leyendo