When Gustave Eiffel constructed his famous tower in 1889 for the International Exposition and centennial celebrations of the French Revolution, it was envisaged to be a temporary structure. Little did he know that it would still stand as the much-loved landmark of Paris over 130 years later.
Please Be Seated, comprises of a series of rising and falling concentric circles, providing benches and arches for people to sit on and walk under.
Garsington Opera’s move to Wormsley, a lush English pastoral estate between London and Oxford, has significantly upgraded their facilities in line with the expectations of 21st Century opera goers. The new pavilion offers superb acoustics and a perfect setting in which to experience opera performances of the very highest quality.
In June 1898, the Royal Bavarian State Railways commissioned the section of the Ammersee Railway from Mering to Schondorf along with the station in St. Ottilien.
As early as 1942 the Ministry of Defence was considering outline plans for the D-Day invasion. Where and when the landings would take place were top secret, but the speedy movement of the invasion force to the south coast ports was a common factor to all alternatives.
Galvanized steel components are standard solutions in a wide range of applications. In this innovative example, BeL - Sozietät für Architektur anticipated a viable next use phase by selecting components from a modular galvanized steel formwork system that would otherwise be used during concrete construction.
The design task for this house in the Oberberg region of Germany was to construct a sustainable single-family dwelling, which incorporates the surrounding landscape into the living space and creates covered outdoor spaces for the rainy summer days in the region.
The Leeuwarden Energy Knowledge Centre is built on the former Skinkeskâns waste disposal site to the west of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. This innovative office building is part of an Energy Campus and will house a wide range of research and knowledge institutions in the field of sustainability and is architecturally integrated into the landscape.
Built on a small plot in the centre of Dursley, England, this house was designed to have minimal impact on the surrounding trees and to preserve the natural habitat of the site.
The Green House houses a restaurant with its own urban farm and a conference centre. True to the principles of the circular economy, the entire building can be disassembled.
An existing Elascon stand was saved from demolition thanks to the enthusiasm and decisiveness of one man.
The Fraunhofer IWKS (Institute for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies) is at the forefront of research into the responsible use of natural resources – based on the principle that resources should be used but not consumed.
The Les Glòries development on the eastern flank of Barcelona has been one of the city’s most significant urban upgrades. During the regeneration of the area, Barcelona City Hall wanted an Information Point that would inform local residents about the development but also provide information for tourists.