The Michelberger Hotel

Werven Aisslinger has completed a budget hotel designed to feel like staying at a friends house in Berlin. The Michelberger Hotel is housed in a converted factory building featuring a brick facade, high ceilings, large windows and a courtyard that acts as the social hub of the hotel. Anja Knauer and Sibylle Oellerich collaborated to design the hotel interior using objects sourced from local flea markets, often re-purposing them for other uses, and low-cost materials such as laminated larch. Read more […]
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Porsche Museum by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects

The Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, was conceived by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects as a dynamically formed organism, inviting new ideas on the use of gravity and space to establish a new basis in the foundations of architecture. The central draft concept was the translation of the versatile and vivid brand into the language of architecture. The museum is an open, clearly defined place which incorporates all brand specific qualities. Here, speed and passion find their spatial equivalents Read more […]
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Mercedes-Benz Museum by UNStudio

Located in Stuttgart, Germany, UNStudio projected a sophisticated geometry that celebrates a legendary car. The geometric model employed is based on the trefoil organization. The building’s program is distributed over the surfaces which ascend incrementally from ground level, spiraling around a central atrium. The Museum experience begins with visitors traveling up through the atrium to the top floor from where they follow the two main paths that unfold chronologically as they descend through Read more […]
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AnAn Noodle Bar by Hosoya Schaefer Architects

AnAn is a new Japanese Noogle Bar in Wolfsburg, Germany, designed by Hosoya Schaefer Architects, that represents on a piece of contemporary Tokyo. The geometric structure developed for the project consists of a series of distorted hexagonal cells organized by a geometric pattern on the floor and the ceiling. The cells are made from thick acryl panels covered with graphic patterns produced by a selection of young graphic designers from Japan. They contain a counter (Yatai), or a table (Kotatsu), Read more […]
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Brauner Wegner Priehn Dental Practice by J. Mayer H. Architects

J. Mayer H. Architects projected the Brauner Wegner Priehn Dental Practice in Hamburg, Germany, dividing the space with plasterboard forms in blue and brown, and furnishing it with polyurethane foam chairs. Free standing core elements divide the open space into different programmatic zones. These elements host independent workstations, an x-ray room and different other medical facilities. One rotating element next to the waiting area transforms a closed examination room into a stage for a Read more […]
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Kolumba Art Museum by Peter Zumthor

The new Kolumba Art Museum designed by Peter Zumthor transfers the sum of the existing fragments into one complete building. The Kolumba Art Museum in Cologne’s city center, holds a secret garden, stone ruins, a uniquely dense archaeological site that are the most impressive symbol of the city’s almost complete destruction during the Second World War. The warm grey brick of the massive building unite with the tuffs, basalt and bricks of the ruins. Inside the building a peaceful courtyard Read more […]
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A-House by FKL Architects

FKL Architects designed a single-family house located on a mews lane, in a Victorion suburb of Dublin. The house is an exploration of diagonal space within an orthogonal form and the possibilities of integrating environmental concerns at a fundamental level. A concrete tube provides the structural and spatial organisation and encloses the public areas of the house. Divided by joinery elements, the tube of space is twisted between ground and first floor to allow a relationship to the garden Read more […]
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WakuWaku Hamburg by ippolito fleitz group

The WakuWaku Restaurant, designed by ippolito fleitz group, is located in Hamburg’s city center. The long, narrow space stretches back almost 17 meters has a glass roof in the rear half that admits daylight. The space is divided into two main zones: the dinning area and the service area with an order counter, kitchen and take-away area as one unit/box painted in a strong shade of violet, WakuWaku’s corporate color. On entering the restaurant, the customer has to place his order and will Read more […]
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Museum Castle Freudenstein by AFF Architekten

The Museum Castle Freudenstein, designed by AFF Architekten, is the result of the conversion of an ancient castle located in the town of Freiberg, Germany. The castle itself partly dates back to the time of the Romanesque style. It was later fully extended to a four-wing-ensemble, including a large tower. During the Seven Years War from 1756 to 1763, its interior became entirely destroyed. From the late 18th century on, the remains of Castle Freudenstein were primarily used for storage. AFF’s Read more […]
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Bella Italia by ippolito fleitz group

Bella Italia is a wine store as well as a restaurant designed by ippolito fleitz group. Owned by a typical warmhearted Sicilian woman who sells the products of her home country and offers a creative home-style cuisine on an upscale level while she transfers the Italian spirit to Germany. The restaurant, located in Stuttgart West, is highlighted by a ceiling mounted with over 90 different mirrors found on garage sales. There is also a room inside the room, with a large oval table, a large round Read more […]
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