Articles tagged Government


The Governmental Interior of Year was awarded to the most public place in Amsterdam: the metro

Amsterdam – Group A’s technical renovation of 16 stations on the city’s Oostlijn lent itself to surprisingly aesthetic results and was a clear winner at the Frame Awards.


OMA adds transparency to the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Hague, the Netherlands – The Rotterdam studio transforms the 1992 governmental office building with openness and public accessibility in mind. 

B30 Renovation by KAAN Architects. Photos Karin Borghouts

Kaan Architecten reinterprets century-old ideas to realise a contemporary renovation

THE HAGUE – Originally built in 1917, the former home of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has been renovated for a second time.

Brakel Police Station by ORGPERMOD. Photos Filip Dujardin

ORG's giant-scaled structure plays with aesthetic deception

BRAKEL – The new police station in a largely-agricultural community in Belgium isn't quite what it seems.

City Hall Venlo by Kraaijvanger Architecten. Photos Ronald Tilleman

Kraaijvanger Architecten inspires sustainability with 'green fingers'

VENLO – The green façade of Venlo's City Hall is instrumental in providing a healthy working environment with a cradle-to-cradle approach throughout the full design process.

Australian Embassy by Denton Corker Marshal. Photos John Gollings

Metallic-clad towers take centre stage at the Australian Embassy by Denton Corker Marshall

JAKARTA – Three distinct typologies make up the new Australian Embassy, which is designed to act as a ‘city within a city’ in the Indonesian capital.

The entry to the fortress stands staunch. Photo Cecile Septet

Into the Labyrinth

France's new Ministry of Defence is an impenetrable fortress.