Articles tagged UNESCO World Heritage Site

Situated on the main street, the museum attracts attention, with its finely-crafted brick texture and modernist lines.
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Andreas Heller's brick facade makes a confident statement at the Hansemuseum

LUBECK – A new museum in Germany makes a self-reliant debut in a UNESCO world heritage site.

The refuse incineration plant has an angular, monolithic appearance.
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Incineration Line by Erick van Egeraat

COPENHAGEN – A Dutch architect designs an unlikely icon for the Danish town of Roskilde.

The architects’ interventions are visible, yet remain respectful to the UNESCO heritage building
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Hof van Busleyden Museum Extension by dmvA

MECHELEN – One of Belgium's more brazen firms adds a bit of cutting edge to a UNESCO monument.

Narrow dimensions encourage a vertical perspective.
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In-between Spaces by Office Jarrik Ouburg et al.

AMSTERDAM – Tussen-ruimte - In-betwen Spaces - is a collaborative installation project by Office Jarrik Ouburg, Non-fiction and TAAK, in partnership with Castrum Peregrini.

A spread of rhomboid-shaped apertures puncture the concrete jagged form.
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Bicentennial Civic Center by Lucio Morini & GGMPU Arquitectos

BUENOS AIRES – About 700 km northwest of Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, a jagged civic center with rhomboid-shaped apertures reconnects the River Suquía and adds a dash of new to the old …

Forty thousand timber shingles enclose the visitors pavilion, cut by equally organic - shaped windows.
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Puur Pavilion by Emma Architecten

DIERMERDAM – A former soldier’s shelter has been replaced with a new pavilion at Fort Diermerdam on Amsterdam’s defence line, recently stamped as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The structure is defined by two folding forms which rise upward and downward.
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Giants Causeway Visitors Centre by Heneghan Peng Architects

ANTRIM – Amongst rolling green hills of Northern Ireland, a new information centre on the North Antrim coast is folded into its surrounding landscape.

Ethiopian volcanic geology served as inspiration for structure’s shape.
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Sports Complex Ethiopia by LAVA

ADDIS ABABA – While sceptics are doubting if one of the world’s poorest countries actually needs a new stadium, Ethiopia will soon be home to a new 60,000-seat sports complex.

The five-storey police station fuses an undulating concrete form with wavy glass windows.
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House of Justice & Police Station

MESTIA – Amongst the snow covered landscape of the Caucasian Mountains, architect Jürgen Mayer H. has completed two of his nearly 40 ongoing projects in Georgia.

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