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Fri 24.2.

The Tamdeen Group Headquarters by Colacion Studio (US)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 24.02.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

The Tamdeen Group Headquarters by Colacion Studio, photographer: Eric Laignel

Californian interior designer Yvonne Colacion and her namesake practice Colacion Studio have recently completed this 5100-square-meters headquarters of Kuwait’s renowned property developer, Tamdeen Group. Featuring traditional Arab geometric patterns on various surfaces and textiles and artful Arabic script, the light-flooded interiors reference cultural elements of the Gulf region while ‘to evoke the feeling of being in a desert oasis’, a rampant garden wall has been incorporated in the ground-level reception area. (more…)

Thu 16.2.

R.T.P. / R.D.P. Studios by Frederico Valsassina (PT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 16.02.2012 - Tagged as: , , ,

R.T.P. / R.D.P. Studios by Frederico Valsassina; photo by FG+SG Fotografia de Arquitectura

Developed as studios for Portugal’s public service broadcasting company RTP, these three individual buildings have been realised by a Lisbon-based architect Frederico Valsassina. Surrounded by an extensive green space, the development comprises two monolithic concrete volumes (studios) and a printed glass-clad building which houses offices of administrative services. (more…)

Tue 1.3.

‘The Orange Cube’ by Jakob + MacFarlane (FR)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 01.03.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'The Orange Cube' by Jakob + MacFarlane, photo by Nicolas Borel photographer

The Paris based practice Jakob + MacFarlane recently unveiled this new office building in Lyon. ‘The Orange Cube’ is part of a comprehensive urban planning project for the old harbor zone. The 5-storeyed complex consists of a regular concrete framework, cladded with a perforated, patterned facade. A giant hole carved into the simple ortogonal cube responds to the necessities of light, air movement and views.


Thu 24.2.

New Swedbank headquarter to be realised by 3XN (DK)

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 24.02.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

Swedbank’s New International Headquarters by 3XN

The Danish architectural practice 3XN recently got the commission to design the new headquarter of Swedbank at Sundbyberg Stad near Stockholm. The building is expected to be finished by the end of 2013.


Kiefer technic showroom by Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner, photo by Paul Ott

This new office building of the Austrian metal company Kiefer technic designed by the Graz based practice Ernst Giselbrecht + Partner is characterised by a dynamic façade system of electrically driven folding elements made of perforated aluminium. These façades change continuously each day, each hour showing a new “face” but can also be adapted individually to changing conditions and needs.


LA CITE DES AFFAIRES SAINT-ETIENNE by Manuelle Gautrand Architect, photo by Philippe Ruault

This new office building for several government bodies, including some service and leisure facilities, of the city of St. Etienne was developed by the Paris based practice Manuelle Gautrand Architecture. The structure is a long built ‘continuum’ which stands out due to its large cantilevered parts and giant gates that lead to the spacious courts.


Office Building Audenasa by VAILLO + IRIGARAY, photo by Jose Manuel Cutillas

The Navarra based architectural practice VAILLO + IRIGARAY realised this office building for Audenasa, a Spanish motorway company. The drawn-out complex, built on stilts, is characterised by a finned corten steel facade along the street-facing frontage. The remaining shady facade is made from used care tires behind a metal fence.


'MP09' - Headquarters of Uniopt Pachleitner Group, photo by Gerald Liebminger

‘Black Panther’ – this is how the Graz based GSarchitects call their recently completed project ‘MP09′ – the new headquarters of the jewellery company Uniopt Pachleitner Group.