At the end of a competitive tender process by invitation announced in 2010 Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter (RRA) was successful in winning the project for the Kimen Stjørdal Cultural Centre, in the heart of Norway. RRA designed a technological container of concrete, steel and glass with a roof inspired by the local traditional houses which have double-pitched roofs.
The architects from Czech firm Atelier Hoffman are behind this original conversion of an industrial building as part of the redevelopment of an old screw factory on the Vltava river, not far from Prague to craft a new, multifunctional space.
In the wake of their experience with Inditex’s Massimo Dutti and Pull & Bear brands, Catalonian studio Batlle I Roig has designed the new Stradivarius headquarters in northern Barcelona. Enric Batlle and Joan Roig have built a construction on stilts that solves the parking problem.
US-based Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture (JPDA) has completed the first Certified Passive House project in South Asia, proving that ultra-high-performance efficiency standards are achievable for buildings in any climate.
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