The fifth ARCHMARATHON Awards concluded with the announcement of the winners in 16 categories and two overall winners. MVRDV took home the prize in the Architecture macro-category with its Seoullo 7017 Skygarden project, while Francisco Pardo Arquitecto + Amezcua won the award in the Interior Design macro-category for Milan 44.
The Imprint is the heart of a new tourism centre in Seoul, Paradise City. MVRDV’s The Imprint incorporates two buildings, the Wonderbox and the Nightclub, two mysterious structures which appear to have no windows at all but reflect the surrounding buildings on their walls.
SALT is a new project recently completed in Amsterdam by Dutch architectural studio MVRDV, an office building responding to the needs of today’s new creative industries. The façade with its reinforced concrete frames in relief unifies the different operative units in the building, allowing their individuality to show through the differences in the 5 x 4 m module of the windows.
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