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LR1 - Provincial Government Office, Erlangen, Germany, AllesWirdGut

LR1 – Provincial Government Office

Text description provided by the architects. With this significant building AllesWirdGut marks the structural upgrading of this part of the inner city of Erlangen in Bavaria. The new Provincial Government Office forms the pivotal element of the district development. The development responds to regional and supraregional relations and links important […]

Residential Project Traviatagasse, Vienna, Austria, AllesWirdGut

Residential Project Traviatagasse

Text description provided by the architects. A new residential neighborhood is currently emerging in Traviatagasse in Vienna’s 23rd district. AllesWirdGut came out winning, together with project developer ÖVW, in a two-stage planning competition and was awarded the contract for the construction of 200 apartments and a kindergarten. A special focus […]

International Management Institute, Bhubaneswar, India, Abin Design Studio

International Management Institute

Text description provided by the architects. The past always catches up with you. Why shouldn’t it? Especially, when it offers you a rich heritage and timeless unparalleled grandeur. Orissa is a state widely known for its opulent cultural heritage and rich architecture. Geographically, Bhubaneswar is situated in the eastern coastal […]

Kuopio City Theatre, Kuopio, Finland, ALA Architects

Kuopio City Theatre

Text description provided by the architects. The old Kuopio City Theatre is a 1960’s modernist building by architects Helmer Stenros and Risto-Veikko Luukkonen. The expansion includes a new 200-seat studio stage with flexible seating and stage mechanics. New spaces are also provided for loading and logistics, costume manufacturing and storage, […]

Kilden Performing Arts Centre, Kristiansand, Norway, ALA Architects

Kilden Performing Arts Centre

Text description provided by the architects. Kilden, a theater and concert hall in Kristiansand, Norway, has brought together all of the Sørlandet region’s performing arts institutions under one roof. Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra has a concert hall accommodating 1,200 attendees. The Kilden Theater is performing in a theater hall with a […]

Offices in Zamora, Zamora, Spain, Alberto Campo Baeza

Offices in Zamora

Text description provided by the architects. BUILDING WITH AIR The offices of the Castilla León Junta in Zamora. To build with air, the abiding dream of every architect: Facing the cathedral and following the outline of the former convent’s kitchen garden, we erect a strong stone wall box open to […]

Raif Dinçkök Yalova Cultural Center, Yalova, Turkey, EAA - Emre Arolat Architecture

Raif Dinçkök Yalova Cultural Center

Text description provided by the architects. It is possible to say that cities are made out of different contextual layers which time by time come near each other or on top of each other, even intertwine at times and ground their specific existing states. In the Yalova example peculiar to […]

Yalikavak Palmarina, Yalikavak, Turkey, EAA - Emre Arolat Architecture

Yalikavak Palmarina

Text description provided by the architects. On these days, the interests and choices of tourists show vast amount of variability more than ever. Marinas and yatch ports that were once the symbols of silence have become the most interesting subjects of the attitude to increase the alternatives of visions and […]

Tekfen Kagithane Ofispark, Istanbul, Turkey, EAA - Emre Arolat Architecture

Tekfen Kagithane Ofispark

Text description provided by the architects. Tekfen Tower, a prominent investment that the group has made recently, is built on the Levent-Maslak axis on the Buyukdere Avenue which has transformed into Istanbul’s latest back bone of commerce . Both considering its architectural representation and its predicted and ongoing life inside, […]

Termalija Family Wellness, Podčetrtek, Slovenia, Enota

Termalija Family Wellness

Text description provided by the architects. Termalija Family Wellness is the latest in the series of projects which we have built at Terme Olimia in the last fifteen years and concludes the complete transformation of the complex from a classic health centre built in the 1980s to a modern relaxing […]

Podčetrtek Traffic Circle, Podčetrtek, Slovenia, Enota

Podčetrtek Traffic Circle

Text description provided by the architects. The Podčetrtek Traffic Circle is built on a regional road located between the municipal sports hall with open-air sports grounds on one side and a spa centre with numerous swimming pools and hotels on the other side. It is primarily intended to slow down […]

Zalmplaat School, Hoogeveen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Zalmplaat School

Text description provided by the architects. In the design of the new Zalmplaatschool, the expressive and soft building volume is equipped with two floors with rounded corners, creating an all-round soft shape. Colourful letters and strips in combination with wavy movements of the frontage make a characteristic and expressive building; […]

Sports Centre Activum, Hoogeveen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Sports Centre Activum

Text description provided by the architects. Sports Centre Activum is the heart of the Bentinckspark, an education and sports campus in Hoogeveen. The centre consists of three sports halls, of which one is a NOC*NSF certified top-class sports hall. The building measures 7,000 square metres. Wherever you find yourself in […]

Hof van Engelen, Engelen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Hof van Engelen

Text description provided by the architects. In Engelen, diederendirrix developed senior living apartments in 2 blocks, each containing 9 properties for rent and 9 for sale. The striking form of the building with extravagant balconies in the corners attracts immediate attention, as do the materials and colour scheme used. The […]

Dynamo, Eindhoven, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Dynamo

Text description provided by the architects. The cultural youth centre Dynamo is a social service organization which provides practical assistance to young people in matters of schooling, housing, financial help and employment. It also keeps loitering youngsters off the streets by offering sports facilities, a fitness room and a pop […]

Church Cloister, Nijmegen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Church Cloister

Text description provided by the architects. In this design, church and cloister become one compact entity. The flowing line from the somewhat closed facade together with the prominent bell tower draws the visitor to the entrance of the church. The Mariachapel is gracefully incorporated into the curve of the facade. […]

Boiler House Ceres, Eindhoven, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Boiler House Ceres

Text description provided by the architects.  Redevelopment Boiler House Ceres into an office and educational building. Boiler House Ceres belongs to the first generation of buildings on the university campus in Eindhoven and is one of the most valuable volumes on the campus. Technological evolution made the original function of […]

Patronaat, Haarlem, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Patronaat

Text description provided by the architects. Haarlem’s pop music venue – a commission that resulted from a European tender – consists of a foyer and a large auditorium stacked on top of a smaller one. This made it possible to just fit the programme – and meet all of the […]

Residence Steigereiland, Amsterdam, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Residence Steigereiland

Text description provided by the architects. In contrast to the surrounding multi-coloured diversity, diederendirrix designed the front facade of the Steigerland house as a black hole. The closed frontage is made of black painted concrete and a noticeable deviation to this is the opaque glass and wooden front doors on […]

Summa College, Eindhoven, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Summa College

Text description provided by the architects. This Summa College accommodates health and welfare training courses and, after extensive renovation and extension, covers an area of 18.000 m². Currently, the school entrance is located in the inner square and the school faces away from the Genderpark. In the diederendirrix design, the […]

The Hangar, Eindhoven, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

The Hangar

Text description provided by the architects. In the centre of Meerrijk, a Vinex-district in Eindhoven, a typical airplane hangar plus several other buildings, form a valuable piece of industrial heritage which keep the memory of the former Welschap airport alive. Redevelopment plus expansion into a complex for recreational and educational […]

Brightlands Smart Services Campus, Heerlen, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Brightlands Smart Services Campus

Text description provided by the architects. A former ABP [pension fund] office building dating from 1977 is now a breeding ground for education, research and entrepreneurship. Diederendirrix architecture & urban development and Van Eijk & Van der Lubbe designed the Brightlands Smart Service Campus in Heerlen. The building got a […]

Musa Katendrecht, Rotterdam, Netherlands, diederendirrix architecten

Musa Katendrecht

Text description provided by the architects. Residential and education building Musa in Rotterdam was put into use in July. The building is part of the Pols in Rotterdam, the harbour area that forms the transition between the Kop van Zuid and the peninsula. Musa is the first new building within […]

Maternity and Oncologic Parking, A Coruña, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Maternity and Oncologic Parking

Text description provided by the architects. The new building provide a parking area to the environment of the Children´s and Maternity Hospital and the Oncologic Center of Galicia, which currently lacks a similar equipment, creating a new area with a public space and pedestrian connection between the two health centers. The […]

Headquarters of Cupa Group in Ponferrada, Ponferrada, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Headquarters of Cupa Group in Ponferrada

Text description provided by the architects. The ground floor of the building was planned to accommodate business premises and various access points. It also houses meeting rooms and the reception of various services’ premises. A central bamboo clad hub stands in the center of the floor, housing the communal stairways […]

Refurbishment of Two Single-Family Houses in Redes, Ares, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Refurbishment of Two Single-Family Houses in Redes

Text description provided by the architects. The project involved the rehabilitation and expansion of two single-family homes located in the street known as Rúa Nova, which is an extension of the 1940s town with its homes and wineries. Currently, these two houses are used as both a home and an […]

COAATM, Madrid, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

COAATM

Text description provided by the architects.  Rehabilitation and refurbishment of the official college of surveyors of Madrid. The space is structured around a firm nucleus of vertical communication where they are integrated the main stairs with its lift, the secondary stairs and both central courtyards with individual panoramic lifts. The […]

Apartment Building in the Old Town of A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain, Díaz y Díaz Arquitectos

Apartment Building in the Old Town of A Coruña

Text description provided by the architects. The whole façade is a reinterpretation of the typical Herculinian galleries, integrating in the display of the old city of La Coruña. The wooden blinds act as mobile elements and the possibility of folding provide an aura of elegance and tradition to the building. […]