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Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin | Memory in glass

Neo-gothic ornaments and Classicist volumes melt together, creating an outstanding object shaped by its context. Perfectly integrated in the city, the Philharmonic hall is also able to emerge as a new addition.


The Avenue on Portage >> a new dialogue with the city

The contemporary city still suffers everlasting question, such as public towards private. Here is 5468796 ‘s answer.


House of Music by Coop Himmelb(l)au | An apparently messy Chimera

The House of Music aims to be an “hybrid space for shared use”, that incentivizes the exchange between audiences, artists, students and educators. In fact, the building collects many different purposes – such as cultural uses and pedagogical functions – and also wide public spaces, all organized in an open and synergetic system.


Herzog & De Meuron’s “Helvetia” HQ | mirrors and chinese shadows

The whole project consists of 4 new buildings arranged on a pre existing cruciform complex, creating four new courtyards around the headquarters.

Harvard Art Museums, Renzo Piano - Interior View3

Harvard Art Museums | RENZO PIANO >> Exhibition and research combined, to harvest innovation

Harvard Art Museums: Renzo Piano’s renovation and expansion makes the most out of the existing building.
When old and new coexist seamlessly, with no compromise.


ICA Boston | Diller Scofidio + Renfro

ICA Boston by Diller Scofidio + Renfro


UN Studio | Theme Pavilion for the World Horticultural Expo (2014) in Qingdao, China

UN Studio | Theme Pavilion for the World Horticultural Expo (2014) in Qingdao, China.
A concept born from the Chinese Rose… with facade programming, recognizable routing and future flexibility.


Nobel Center competition, stage II >> 3 shortlisted projects, 1 winning design.

Nobel Center competition, stage II – 3 shortlisted projects, 1 winning design.
Construction is supposed to start in 2015 and last for 3 years; before the first stone is placed, an archeological excavation will be conducted on the site.


Nobel Center competition, stage I >> A roundup of all 10 proposals

Eleven architects faced the complex task of developing a conceptual proposal for the architectural design of the Nobel Center.
A place that engages, inspires and stimulates curiosity:
The building to celebrate the legacy of the Nobel Prize and to host the annual Ceremony is set to be completed by 2018.