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Schöck administrative building – easy does it

Schöck ISOKORB is a well-known prefabricated component for buildings. For over 40 years Schöck‘s site in Steinbach, a district of Baden-Baden, has been expanding brick by brick as new production and...

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Room acoustics by USM

Noises, sounds, voices – these are all strong sensations that affect us continuously. Our sense of hearing thus significantly impacts how we perceive our environment. Whether we are stressed and...

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K & M House – A Villa between Tradition and Modernity

So many layers of history and architectural movements overlap in this house, which architect Raëd Abillama expanded and furnished for his brother’s family. The original building, a traditional...

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BOFFO Show House

Ghiora Aharoni’s dynamic installation for the BOFFO Show House in New York reimagines the concept of the workspace. BOFFO is a New York-based non-profit organisation ‘that produces creative...

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Louis Vuitton Foundation, France

The new home of the Louis Vuitton Foundation, a building dedicated to art, especially contemporary art, opened to the public in late 2014. It is located between the Jardin d’Acclimatation and the...

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Wolf Mangelsdorf Rethinks the Modular

Background USM celebrates 50 years of USM Haller Modular Furniture in 2015, and the renowned Swiss Company launched a global project called project50. During Clerkenwell Design Week 19-21 May 2015...

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A home made to measure for an architect

The question of what actually defines “good architecture” is hotly debated. Three of the countless correct answers are: If an architect can create unimagined freedom even in difficult spatial...

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2226 – A low-energy modernistic office building designed for the future

Whenever we hear about a building that is described as an experiment and prototype, as a model of energy-efficient 21st century construction, certain images always spring to mind: it must be a...

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The Open Collections space of the Zurich Design Museum

“Place of power”, “cultural hybrid”, “art factory” – the headlines alone for the opening of the Toni-Areal in Zurich show that this extraordinary project stimulates the imagination. For almost ten...

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