Siemens

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The engineering and electronics conglomerate Siemens planned for its new headquarters in Munich to be at once urbane, modern, and refined. For a workplace to reflect the technological sophistication of the company, Siemens undertook an exhaustive international architect-selection competition. Copenhagen-based Henning Larsen Architects and interior designer Landau + Kindelbacher of Munich were chosen to design […]

Atnbrufossen Vannbruksmuseum

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The building is located at 700 metres above sea level, beside the Atnbrufossen waterfall to the east of the Rondane Mountains in central Norway. Surrounded by well-maintained historic farms, this attractive cultural heritage site with the waterfall is already an appreciated roadstop. The functioning saw mill, owned and run by the local community, is among […]

Prefab Glass Sliding Doors to Generate Living Spaces

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A prefab modular dwelling intended to be implanted in the nature. Born from a system of sliding, curved glass doors, and inspired by its potential presence in nature, this house takes new technology and uses it in a beautiful way. LUMISHELL is a partnership between a young engineer and architect, Christophe Benichou, and LUMICENE, a company […]

Veetee / EKA Sisearhitektuur

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Floating structure Veetee (Water Way) was created in 2016 during a ten-day summer school titled 5th Season: Wilderness, organised by Estonian Academy of Arts interior architecture department and bringing together students from Estonia, Iceland, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, etc. With its biggest wetlands in Estonia and changing water levels, Soomaa was the inspiration for creating a […]

Automobili Lamborghini New Office Building

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Increase in worldwide deliveries: 2,091 cars in the first six months of 2017 (+4%)  Production site expansion: inauguration of the new office building with LEED Platinum certification Workforce doubled over the last ten years Sustainable growth balanced with brand exclusivity  Sant’Agata Bolognese, 18 July 2017 – In the first six months of 2017, Automobili Lamborghini recorded […]

A First Look At The Design For The Obama Presidential Center

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Deniz Taşkın: deniz@dzgn.co – The concept, by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects, includes a museum, library, and forum. Barack and Michelle Obama have released the long-awaited design concept for the new Obama Presidential Center, located in Jackson Park in the couple’s native Chicago. Designed by the New York-based Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, the concept […]

Apple Campus 2: Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus is nearly ready

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Apple Campus 2 is nearly ready: Stunning new images reveal the firm’s incredible attention to detail Building was the brain-child of Steve Jobs, who came up with the design months before his death in 2011 It features the world’s largest piece of curved glass and will be surrounded by thousands of trees Apple has taken […]

Apple’s New SF Store Showcases Jony Ive’s Design Vision

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The new Apple store in San Francisco is a combination of the work of architecture firm Foster and Partners with Ive’s signature aesthetic—hello, more glass and steel. When the first Apple stores opened in 2001, people stood in round-the-block lines to be the first inside, and the first to experience Apple’s iconic design language given […]

Robots to build canal bridge using 3D printing

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The latest sign robots are taking over the world: They’re building a bridge over an Amsterdam canal. That’s the plan at least, for an ambitious project that will use industrial robots to print a metal bridge over water by “drawing” steel structures in 3D. Dutch robotic printing firm MX3D is leading the gravity-defying build. Here’s […]

Kisebuku Summer Resort / Tabanlıoğlu Architects

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2007 / Bodrum. With reference to topography and the nature of the region, the angles of sun, winds, greenery and slopes of the terrain guided the land use of the program housing hotel, private villas and social areas which are constituents of the summer resort project in the South of Turkey. Close to the Bodrum […]

St Regis Istanbul / EAA – Emre Arolat Architects

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St. Regis Hotels opens Istanbul flagship. The opening of the St. Regis Istanbul marks the luxury brand’s debut in Turkey and features the first international outpost of Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant plus the world’s second Bentley Suite. Designed by Turkish architect Emre Arolat, the hotel sits atop Maçka Park, with views of the Bosphorus from […]

Sancaklar Mosque / Emre Arolat Architects

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Architects: Emre Arolat Architects Location: Istanbul, Turkey Area: 700.0 sqm Year: 2012 Photographs: Thomas Mayer From the architect. Sancaklar Mosque located in Buyukçekmece, a suburban neighborhood in the outskirts of Istanbul, aims to address the fundamental issues of designing a mosque by distancing itself from the current architectural discussions based on form and focusing solely […]