In their study of the roots of the contemporary home, Graux & Baeyens architecten offer their own interpretation of a traditional Flemish farmhouse in House VDV in Destelbergen, Belgium. In House VDV Graux & Baeyens do away with the dormers and skylights and redesign the rectangular volume to create a zig-zag shape embracing the greenery around it.
Speech and Gerasimov and partners are designing the new St. Petersburg Expoforum Congress and exhibition complex, featuring GranitiFiandre coverings. The St. Petersburg Expoforum’s particularly dramatic external cladding is made by GranitiFiandre.
Architect Daniel Fügenschuh won the competition for an expansion for a secondary school in the old town centre of Rattennberg, Austria, building a new wing which is connected to and continuous with the old building but stands out from it in terms of the architectural vocabulary used.
Vector Architects transform a real estate agent’s sales space into an installation. The architects interpreted the changes in the city of Heifei, China with a pavilion where people can talk, watch the city as it grows and perceive the changes taking place.
In the Western Gateway Park in Des Moines, capital of the state of Iowa, architect David Chipperfield has designed a new central library intended to be the cornerstone of a wide-ranging redevelopment project.
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