Articles tagged Façade

Lane 189 by UNStudio. Photos Hufton + Crow / Eric Jap (lead image)
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UNStudio fabricates a patterned façade of tessellated diamonds

SHANGHAI – More of a commercial destination than a conventional shopping mall, Lane 189 makes a deeper connection between brands and the young professionals in the area.

Offices by Brenac & Gonzalez. Photos Sergio Grazia / Stefan Tuchila
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Brenac & Gonzalez et Associés personifies three urban objects with a strong identity

PARIS – Three metallic offices adhere to an underlying theme, with elevations clad in repeated patterns of aluminium and stainless steel.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
OAMTC Headquarters by & Traupmann Architektur. Photos Roland Halbe
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Pichler & Traupmann's glass ring is a sculptural icon amongst the ordinary

VIENNA – Far from the traditional, baroque opulence of the historical city centre, the ÖAMTC headquarters has landed like a UFO on the outskirts of the Austrian capital.

Remez Tower by Aran Binderman and Moshe Zur. Photos Amit Giron
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Eran Binderman, Rama Dotan and Moshe Zur apply blinds all over

TEL AVIV – A glass tower includes blinds in the cavities between the inner and the outer glass panes. Not just in the windows but also in the parapet walls and window piers.

Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade
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Mark A-to-Z: F is for Façade

We bring you five projects that take the façade into extra special consideration. Whether it's a new building or a renovation to an existing one, it's what's on the outside that counts.

Nuages Housing by XTU Architects. Photos David Foessel
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XTU Architects inspires the reality of living in the sky

PARIS – Protected by a small garden, Nuages – which translates as 'clouds' – is an eight-storey residential project that was inspired by its environment.

Tel Aviv Housing by Ilan Pivko. Photos Omri Amsalem / Din Aharoni
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Ilan Pivko introduces new forms to an old Jaffa neighbourhood

TEL AVIV – Florentin is one of Tel Aviv's most up-and-coming neighbourhoods and the densely-built area has a different character from the rest of the city.

Pop XYZ by Triptyqye. Photos Fernando Guerra
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Triptyque's residential complex creates a dual-façade across many faces

SÃO PAULO – As one of the world's most populated cities, São Paulo has more than its fair share of high-rise architecture and is home to many of Brazil's tallest skyscrapers.

Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
Leaderboard: Rietveld Academie
85 Championnet by Chartier-Corbasson. Photos Romain Meffre / Yves Marchand
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Chartier-Corbasson's forged façade adds a fresh face to a traditional street

PARIS – The residences on Rue Championnet were built during the Haussmann era of the mid-19th century, with each structure mimicking the appearance of the next.

15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign
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Metaform coils 15 residential units around a curve on a slope

LUXEMBOURG CITY – No sane architect has grand dreams of building on a curved site with an aggressively-steep topography.

Vendsyssel Theatre by Schmidt Hammer Lassen. Photos Adam Mørk
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Schmidt Hammer Lassen's composition of cubes opens visual connections

HJØRRING – Vendsyssel Theatre is already famous as ‘Denmark’s first newly-built theatre in over a century (outside of Copenhagen).'

Deep House by Poly.m.ur. Photos Kyungsub Shin
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Poly.m.ur's Deep House is a culmination of solutions for a brief of clashing elements

SEOUL – Keeping in line with Korean building regulations isn't the easiest part of an architect's job. Keeping clients happy isn't always a breeze either.