The name of the sports centre recently designed and built by Dominique Coulon & associés is a direct reference to Strasbourg’s role as home to the European Parliament and the European Court of Human Rights.
The volume in the Nordic Architects series of publications that Arvinius+Orfeus is dedicating to Nordic architecture uses examples of Scandinavian architects to explore one of the key aspects of contemporary architecture - the global impact of urbanisation.
A water sports centre in Halsskov, Denmark, designed by the Nordic firm, Sweco Architects with a view to environmental sustainability has repurposed old shipping containers in a playful interpretation of these pieces of architecture.
The new Arval building in Scandicci soon became a local landmark. The value of the project is underlined by its status as an example of technological innovation and environmental sustainability, emphasised by indoor and outdoor porcelain cladding by Graniti Fiandre.
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