Tag Mecanoo

Mecanoo Heungkuk Tower Busan

22-04-2022

Mecanoo Heungkuk Tower Busan

Mecanoo and Francine Houben, the studio’s creative director and founding partner, appear in the twenty-second episode of The Architects Series, the exhibition format presented by THE PLAN magazine for the Iris Ceramica Group. In the video “The Architects Series – A documentary on: Mecanoo” and lecture by architect Francine Houben, webinar participants will discover the international architectural studio’s works and approach to design, the modus operandi they applied to Heungkuk Tower, one of the studio’s most recent projects, in Busan, South Korea.

The Architects Series - A documentary on: Mecanoo

13-04-2022

The Architects Series - A documentary on: Mecanoo

The next episode of The Architects Series will be presented in Berlin on Thursday 28th April at 6.30pm.

Mecanoo designs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

26-01-2022

Mecanoo designs Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library

After three years of work by Dutch architectural studio Mecanoo in collaboration with OTJ Architects, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library has reopened in Washington DC. The library, first opened in 1972, is given new life as a contemporary life-long learning hub for the entire community. Francine Houben, founder and creative director of Mecanoo, comments: “We have been guided by Martin Luther King’s timeless values and implemented them”.

Mecanoo’s SNFL: renovation and expansion project on Fifth Avenue

19-11-2021

Mecanoo’s SNFL: renovation and expansion project on Fifth Avenue

The renovation of New York’s Mid-Manhattan Library by Mecanoo in association with Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners has transformed the 1914 building into Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library.

Mecanoo’s steel structure for Tainan library

23-04-2021

Mecanoo’s steel structure for Tainan library

Mecanoo creates a bamboo forest of steel for Tainan library

Mecanoo’s Kaohsiung station is being completed

19-03-2021

Mecanoo’s Kaohsiung station is being completed

Work is in progress on the new railway station in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, designed by Mecanoo: a railway hub that reconnects a city that had been divided by the railway line.

Powerhouse Company works in collaboration with SHoP Architects, Office Winhov, Mecanoo and Crimson on a new masterplan for Rijnhaven, Rotterdam

09-12-2020

Powerhouse Company works in collaboration with SHoP Architects, Office Winhov, Mecanoo and Crimson on a new masterplan for Rijnhaven, Rotterdam

Powerhouse Company, in collaboration with RED Company, presented the new masterplan for Rotterdam’s Rijnhaven, one of the oldest ports on the southern shore of the Nieuwe Maas. The project involves conversion of the Codrico factory, known for its industrial history and status as a landmark on the Rotterdam skyline, above all for the big cube on its roof that lights up bright green at night. Powerhouse Company’s masterplan celebrates the area’s industrial heritage while embracing the future with new buildings and better use of existing constructions. Major architectural studios such as Mecanoo, SHoP Architects, Office Winhov and Crimson Architectural Historians are involved in the design of the buildings in the masterplan.

<strong>ONSTAGE: INTERVIEW WITH FRANCINE HOUBEN, MECANOO</strong><br />

11-08-2020

ONSTAGE: INTERVIEW WITH FRANCINE HOUBEN, MECANOO

“Choose your corner, pick away at it carefully, intensely and to the best of your ability and that way you might change the world.” - Charles Eames 

<strong>FRANCINE HOUBEN, MECANOO</strong>

29-07-2020

FRANCINE HOUBEN, MECANOO

“I am still from that generation that is very much male dominated, but I just wanted to be a good architect. I do want to have enough women in my office”, Francine Houben

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