#11 Sept/Oct 2006

#11 Sept/Oct 2006

Supreme Court, Nicosia (Photo: Alexandros Livadas)
NICOSIA (CY) - Alexandros Livadas' Supreme Court exemplifies a new period of modernization in Cypriot architecture.
Cyprus | Petros Phokaides
Atrium Building, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris (Photo: Luc Boegly)
PARIS (FR) - For the Jussieu campus of the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris, PÉRIPHÉRIQUES (Emmanuelle Marin, Anne-Françoise…
France | Hans Ibelings
KARLSRUHE (DE) - Karlsruhe can consider itself lucky that important institutions such as the Federal Constitutional Court and the universities…
Germany | Ursula Baus
CELJE (SI) - Marjan Zupanc turned the brief for a shopping mall into real architecture.
Slovenia | Petra Čeferin

Overview of contents

Overview of contents

On the spot

On the spot

News and observations

 

  • PÉRIPHERIQUES' refreshingly low-tech circulation building for the Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris (FR)
  • Sir Norman Foster lands in Russia with plans for New Holland island in St Petersburg and Rossiya Tower in Moscow (RU)
  • Update: four young Hungarian practices
  • In Lyon (FR), Patrick Bouchain and Loïc Julienne have built a dance centre in the form of a gigantic shed for controversial choreographer Maguy Marin
  • Reality check: Jürgen Mayer H.'s refectory building in Karlsruhe (DE)
  • Interview with Tanja Rajic of Expeditio, an organization that aims at raising public awareness of a better quality living environment Europe's youngest nation Montenegro
  • The spectacular Zollverein School of Management & Design in Essen (DE) by Japanese architects SANAA is the first completed building on Zeche Zollverein, a former mining area
  • and more…
Start

Start

New projects

  • British car manufacturer Vauxhall invited Moxon Architects to envision a service station of the future
  • In Tyrol (AT), Johannes Wiesflecker has developed the first business park to combine living and working
  • Sergey Skuratov Architects redefine Moscovian luxury with the design of an apartment building in Moscow (RU)
  • With a utopian proposal, Sarah M. Miebach and Rico M. Oberholzer are among the winners in a student competition to redevelop a vast industrial complex in Vockerode (DE)
  • 'Hysteric ballroom' by bube architects is the most audacious winner of the 'Simplicity' competition held in Almere (NL)
  • KHR arkitekter's serpentine shaped centre for health education in Copenhagen (DK) returns as much quality space to the Danish capital as it will occupy
Interview

Interview

Christian Kieckens: Secretly beautiful

Veronique Boone and Lars Kwakkenbos interview Christian Kieckens, a Flemish architect whose work ranges beyond mere architecture. As the driving force behind Stichting Architectuurmuseum, he casts a critical eye over the Flemish architectural scene.

Ready

Ready

New buildings

  • PPAG's weekend house in Zurndorf (AT) is distinguished by its elephant skin
  • In their design for a school in Pederobba (IT), C+S Associati use multiple colours to good effect
  • With an apartment building in Tallinn (EE), 3+1 architects prove that the suburban dream can be realized downtown
  • Alexandros Livadas' Supreme Court in Nicosia (CY) exemplifies a new period of modernization in Cypriot architecture
  • Pedro Gadanho and Nuno Grande give their personal view of their collaborative design of a weekend retreat in Carreço (PT)
  • MTM Arquitectos have built an extension to the School of Pharmacy in Madrid (ES)
  • Terry Pawson turns a defunct Magistrates Court in London (UK) into a distinctive office complex
  • The more one looks, the more Knapkiewicz & Fickert's coach terminal in Baden-Rütihof (CH) becomes an intriguing adventure
  • Mestura arquitectes' police station in Barcelona (ES) plays with the standard connotations of such a programme
  • Geninasca Delefortrie architects' private house in Chabrey (CH)
  • Marjan Zupanc has turned the brief for a shopping centre in Celje (SI) into real architecture
  • With one of his first realizations, Chris Briffa has reconciled a new housing type with a block of typical maltese townhouses in Mosta (MT)
Eurovision

Eurovision

Focusing on European countries, cities and regions

  • Southern Italy has generated a determined group of architects who know not only how to work as architects, but also how to interpret the situations in which they work, assuming a strategic role
  • Claes Caldenby, editor of the Swedish architectural review, Arkitektur, for almost 30 years, responds to Claes Sörstedt's article on 'arrogantly modest' Sweden in A10 #6 and explains the merits of being boring
  • Twenty reasons to visit Nizhny Novgorod, Russia's unofficial architectural capital, formerly known as Gorky
  • Office: Elliott Wood Partnership's suburban office on a tight plot in London (UK)
  • Profile: Arup Associates
Out of obscurity

Out of obscurity

Buildings from the margins of modern history

A new section focusing on buildings in the margins of modern architectural history. First up, one of the editor's favorites: Koen van der Gaast's railway station in Tilburg (NL) of 1965.

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