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Posts tagged as 'Jürgen Mayer H.'

The Metropol Parasol towers above the city of Seville; photo courtesy of Arup

Completed less than a year ago in a previously derelict area of Seville, the imposing 30-metre-high Metropol Parasol is one of the largest timber structures ever built. Designed by a Berlin-based architect Jürgen Mayer H. and the engineering specialists Arup, the initially-opposed-by-the-public Parasol has since become one of the city’s most famous landmarks. It has also affected the people who live and work around the Plaza de la Encarnacíon. In their recent documentary about the structure, Arup spoke to a number of local residents and business owners who explained why the Parasol plays such an importnat role in the lives of Sevillians. (more…)

'Metropol Parasol' in Sevilla, Spain by Jürgen Mayer H., photo by Angel Vilches

Giant timber parasols above the Plaza de la Encarnacíon in Seville – this sunday the Berlin based architectural practice Jürgen Mayer H. can finally unveil their most recent urban development project – a new icon for the medieval inner city of Andalusia’s capital. The timber-constructions offers an archaeological museum, a farmers market, an elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurants underneath and inside the parasols, as well as a panorama terrace on the very top of the parasols.

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New Airport Building in Mestia, Giorgia by Jürgen Mayer H.

The Berlin based architectural practice Jürgen Mayer H. realised this new airport building in the city of Mestia in Georgia. The small city, located 1500 m above sea level in the Caucasus Mountains, is part of the UNESCO world culture heritage for its beautiful medieval town with its stone defensive towers. The new built airport is part of Georgia’s ambitious plans to establish tourism in this region. The building was designed and constructed within only 3 months.

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To be completed in March/April 2011: 'Metropol Parasol' by Jürgen Mayer H.

The Berlin based architectural practice around Jürgen Mayer H. is about to complete a new icon for the Anadalusian capital Sevilla. The recent opening of the market hall marked the partial completion of the comprehensive project. The ‘Metropol Parasol’ scheme with its large structures offers an archeological site, a farmers market, an elevated plaza, multiple bars and restaurants underneath and inside the parasols, as well as a panorama terrace on the very top of the parasols.

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Numbers and dates encrypted into patterns: 'WIRRWARR' by Jürgen Mayer H.

The German publishing house Hatje Cantz recently launched this large-sized book by Jürgen Mayer H. The Berlin based architect presents one of his special intrests, his collection of around four hundred different patterns of data protection methods and preprints used by banks to encrypt pass codes or PIN numbers in letters to customers.

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Photos: Ludger Paffrath

Photos: Ludger Paffrath

Jürgen Mayer H. has just completed the interior design of a medical centre in Hamburg. The sculptural elements and the sophisticated colour scheme have the typical handwriting of the Berlin-based architect, who has managed to create a homogeneous interior landscape which is reminiscent of the 70s in style.

The centre for dentistry in Hamburg by Jürgen Mayer H.

The centre for dentistry in Hamburg by Jürgen Mayer H.

The architect´s description:

The centre for dentistry is situated in a medical center in Hamburg St. Georg, close to Hamburg’s lively downtown. Free standing core elements devide the open space into different programmatic zones. These elements host independend workstations, an x-ray room and different other medical facilities. One rotating element next to the waiting area transforms a closed examination room into a stage for a medical auditorium. Sloped tops of the cores contain indirect lighting with integrated luminous ceilings. The color scheme in blue and brown shades moves freely from floor to wall to ceiling and gives the illusion of an endless space continuum.

The centre for dentistry by Jürgen Mayer H.

The centre for dentistry by Jürgen Mayer H.

to the Jürgen Mayer H. website

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