Articles tagged Institution

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How to make public facilities transparent? For Molter Linnemann, it's clear as water

Zweibrücken, Germany – To redesign the 75-year-old Galgenburg water reservoir in Germany, Molter Linnemann keyed in on basic human needs.

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This new theatre is changing the landscape of the Paris suburbs

Cachan, France – Located in Cachan, the new Jacques Caran Theatre by O-S Architectes provides a space for cultural engagement – and even a new city landmark.

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This parametric model gave Ecuador a new hospital in under a year

Machala, Ecuador – With their parametric proposal, Spanish architectural firm PMMT gave the Ecuadorian city of Machala a new, efficiently built hospital in under a year. 

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This school renovation highlights the importance of musical education in Venezuela

Caracas – The Parasite Project, a renovation by Atelier Caracas, turns the building’s previously decorative finishes into structural pieces – and much more.

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Desaturation means ‘Go!’ in this Taiwanese kindergarten

Taipei – In this space for tots, Taiwanese firm JJstudio turns to low chroma in order to rethink the shades of a typical Montessori environment.

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Fact: The best public library in the world is in the Netherlands

Den Helder, Netherlands – School 7 in Den Helder was proclaimed Public Library of the Year 2018 at the IFLA congress. Why? Two words: Social sustainability.

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Proof of the Sum found a formula to happily fit 600 employees in 200 workstations

Alkmaar, Netherlands – In a Dutch city better known for its medieval architecture, a renovated municipality building jumps to the forefront of innovative workspaces.

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A Montessori kindergarten in China applies the child scale everywhere

Shenzhen – At the IBOBI, a kindergarten in a Shenzhen international community, VMDPE displayed the results of a detailed process of scale exploration. 

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The hot spot for kids in this Japanese city is actually the library

Kikuchi, Japan – Nomura Co. is on a mission to strengthen the urban-identity of Kikuchi, Japan and attract a younger population with its public library design.

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How can one design a cancer hospital where everyday life may go on? Ask the Netherlands

Utrecht – With a blank slate for a paediatric cancer centre, Dutch designers MMEK set out to reinvent the environment for an institution of its kind.

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The sensitive revitalization of an industrial building uncovers a new surface treatment

Shangwei – Studio 10 transformed the crumbling bones of an electronics factory into a temporary event hub that will later serve as an educational facility. 

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Innocad dissolves the typical museum formula

Graz, Austria – Innocad has taken up the challenge of dissolving the typical museum formula for the History Museum in the former Herberstein Palace.