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Bitwise Headquarters, Thailand

Bitwise is a manufacturer of air conditioners, with a long track record and experience in the industry in Thailand. Their Headquarters design was realized from the conceptual organization’s image and identity. The concept of rethinking “Innovation” was applied into the form of the building. The conventional column structure was eliminated, […]

Boxen, Stockholm

Boxen, the new studio gallery at ArkDes, the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design in Stockholm, is a robust machine for fast-changing, experimental exhibitions. It is a structure that can be used in its entirety inside and out, from bottom to top, by both exhibitors and audience as a tactile, physically […]

Twin Towers, Taipei

MVRDV, together with Nanhai development, unveils its proposal for the Taipei Twin Towers to revitalise the central station area of Taipei. The design of the towers is characterized by a ‘pile of blocks’ that generates a vertical urban neighbourhood. Each box serves as a visual expression of its program through […]

Elbbrücken Underground Station

The new Elbbrücken Underground station was designed by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners in cooperation with the structural engineers Schlaich Bergermann partner. Located at the Elbbrücken bridges at the end of the new HafenCity district, the Underground station with its conspicuous roof construction is a milestone in the development […]

Copper Double Spiral Staircase, Denmark

The 10-tonne copper spiral staircase rising through an atrium of CEBRA’s Experimentarium in Denmark, is lit from above by Velux skylights. Danish studio CEBRA refurbished the popular science attraction in Copenhagen, doubling the centre’s exhibition spaces and adding two large atriums with centrepiece staircases. Shaped like the double helix strands […]

Nine Bridges, South Korea

The Pergola of The Golf Club at NINE BRIDGES is a structure built on a location that honours an old sacred tree. The Chinese hackberry, which stood for roughly 600 years, before, the present golf course was constructed, unconsciously instated a place of animism. The pergola rearranges the site in […]

Cotton Lab, China

‘Cotton Lab’ is an offline store created to focus on the aesthetics of life by experiencing clothes and catering consumption in the environment of new retail format. The architect chose a ‘House in House’ design strategy which aims to build a complete new-type independent structure inside the main factory building. […]

Dendrites, Montreal

Commissioned by the City of Montréal Situated at the core of the recently developed Interna­tional Civil Aviation Organization Plaza (ICAO), Dendrites is the newest monumental public work by the artist Michel de Broin. The word dendrite refers to the branched projections of a neuron, which propagate cerebral stimulation; the term […]

Shanghai Modern Art Museum, Shanghai

In order to organize better the space and minimize the damage to the existing bunker structure, the suspension structure is adopted in the design, using the top frame column left after the roof demolition to support a set of huge trusses and then to hang down layer by layer. One […]