Law Library of the University of Zurich designed by Spanish architect SANTIAGO CALATRAVA. The exterior stayed pretty much untouched. The whole intervention is more of a giant piece of wooden furniture placed in the atrium of the existing building. The library has 5000 meters space for books and 500 working places. The oval skylight has an integrated mechanical sun shade.
UNStudio wraps hanjie wanda square in 42,333 steel spheres
a new shopping center designed by UNStudio, uses a blend of luxurious and simple materials to merge contemporary and traditional design.
Humboldt University library 1
Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum - the humanities part of the library of Humboldt university, opened on October 12th, 2009. Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1/3, 10117 Berlin/Germany, district of Mitte (Dorotheenstadt). Architektonisch ist der Eindruck schon sehr hinreißend, zumindest beim ersten Durchstreifen der verschiedenen Ebenen und Räume. Auch die Aussicht von der obersten zugänglichen Ebene (7. OG) auf die Stadt lohnt sich. Aus der Sicht des (Historiker-) Nutzers ist das neue Konzept aber…
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30 St Mary Axe | Foster + Partners
London’s first ecological tall building and an instantly recognisable addition to the city’s skyline, this headquarters designed for Swiss Re is rooted in a radical approach − technically, architecturally, socially and spatially. Forty-one storeys high, it provides 46,400 square metres net of office space together with an arcade of shops and cafés accessed from a newly created piazza.
The soaring lobby of the St. Regis Shenzhen in Guangdong, China by 2013 Interior Design Giant Cheng Chung Design. See more work by our 2013 Giants here, and remember to sign up for our weekly newsletter to keep updated on the latest projects, products, and news!
In July, the first phase of a new full-service healthcare campus (the first hospital built from the ground up in 25 years in King County, Washington) opened its doors to the public. The campus was designed with two key challenges in mind: to create an architectural design that aligned with patient and community needs and to create medical buildings that significantly cut energy usage across the new campus.
Modern work spaces - Ragnars | Plastolux
Ragnars, located in Sweden has some amazing modern office furniture. It is definitely worth looking through their projects as they have created some amazing work...