VitraHaus

Over the past few years Vitra has aquired a wide-ranging Home Collection. The quantity and variety of objects by many different designers led to the idea of building a showroom to present the items to the public. Herzog & de Meuron designe the VitraHaus to display the Vitra Home Collection. The building also has some additional space to be used as an exhibition venue for selected parts of the collection or even as an extension of the Vitra Museum itself. A shop, a cafe linked to the outside Read more […]
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CaixaForum Madrid by Herzog & de Meuron

Last month they finally inaugurated CaixaForum Madrid. The building, an old Central Electric located in the heart of Madrid near the green wall of Patrick Blanc, has been designed by Herzog & de Meuron. The intervention will increase the new social and cultural center from 2.000 to 8.000 square meters spread over seven levels. At first I didn’t know what to think about the building, … I’m actually beginning to like it. It is more a sculpture than a building. But I’m not sure what the neighbors Read more […]
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