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NewsNews • 1 Mar 2022

Hourglass by Powerhouse Company in Amsterdam projects approachability and allure

For a top tier law firm in Amsterdam, Powerhouse Company worked with the architecture of Dam & Partners’ hourglass-shaped building, reshaping and softening the spectacular main atrium of the design to create an interior space that embraces the firm’s values of transparency, inclusivity, and quality. The new space manages to welcome clients while balancing more closed and compact office space for legal work. Sebastian van Damme Photography Projecting approachability and allure, the lobby greets clients with a sweeping set of stairs, set against a green wall, that leads upwards to an expansive atrium bathed in light. A lobby coffee bar adds to the welcoming nature of the space. Sebastian van Damme Photography Funct... More

Project • By BWM Architekten und PartnerHotels

Hotel Gilbert

BWM Architekten have fully refurbished the well-known ViennArt Hotel in Breite Gasse in Vienna. Now reopened the hotel boasts an entirely new look as well as a new name. With its Scandinavian flair and abundant greenery, the Gilbert, as it is now called, aims to attract locals as well as international guests and position itself as a dynamic hub in the trendy Spittelberg quarter of Vienna. BWM Architekten / Michael Koenigshofer The long-established ViennArt Hotel in the middle of the trendy quarter around Vienna’s Spittelberg will reopen in early 2021 under its new name, Hotel Gilbert. In line with its slogan – “truly your hotel” – it has not only been fully refurbished, but also extended to include a roof... More

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsOffices

UGI Headquarters

UGI Utilities, Inc. serves more than 700,000 customers in 45 counties across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and one county in Maryland. Its recently completed headquarters, a 93,000-square-foot facility located on a 33-acre tract, is designed to house approximately 350 employees. The site includes significant acreage set-aside as greenspace and includes nearly a mile of walking trails. “Construction of our new headquarters building marks a significant milestone in the history of UGI Utilities,” said Robert F. Beard, UGI CEO. “The location and design of our new building will enhance and expand our employees’ efforts aimed at providing excellent service and the safe and reliable delivery of energy to our customers... More

NewsNews • 6 Sep 2021

Woven characteristics of textiles leveraged as design inspiration at the Beijing Fashion-Factory

Inspired by the textile arts, the Beijing Fashion-Factory by AntiStatics Architecture is the transformation of a former industrial site into a dynamic workspace for creatives in the fashion industry. The woven characteristics of textiles are leveraged as design inspiration, defining space and acting as a means of both connectivity and separation.  Xiazhi The total project comprises 12 different buildings oriented around a courtyard. The courtyard comes together as a diverse collection of techniques, incorporating new built elements, reuse of post-industrial waste and native landscaping all enhanced by intelligent lighting system to provide unique and changing experiences of the spaces throughout the day and into the night. Former... More

Project • By CO ArchitectsUniversities

Health Innovation Center and Founders Hall

CO Architects teamed with GBBN Architects to deliver a state-of-the-art transdisciplinary educational facility to train future healthcare practitioners at Northern Kentucky University (NKU) in Highland Heights, KY.  The addition of the Health Innovation Center and renovation of the adjoining Founders Hall (built in 1974) creates a seamless complex for learning, collaboration, and practice.  The unified 210,000-square-foot facility houses classrooms, offices, conference rooms, laboratories, and a full simulation and clinical skills suite to train practitioners in addressing Kentucky’s specific health challenges, including diabetes, heart disease, opioid addiction, and cardio-pulmonary illnesses.  This transdisciplinary a... More

NewsNews • 7 Aug 2020

Regularly spaced windows and deep reveals define this discrete new town hall for Remchingen

This new town hall for Remchingen, Germany was designed as a honed, pentagonal urban element with no rear sides and an architectural presence to both the newly designed market square and the two street fronts that surround. In addition to a rigorous façade made of insulating concrete, the exterior is highly distinguishable from its context due to regularly spaced windows with deep reveals. Credit: Brigida Gonzalez This building’s overall design strategy, developed by Steimle Architekten, is a response to buildings in the immediate vicinity - such as the Remchingen Cultural Centre and nursing home - which are discrete, self-referential buildings that do not form an urban spatial relationship to each other. Credit: Brigi... More