Articles on Glazing

OAMTC Headquarters by & Traupmann Architektur. Photos Roland Halbe
 

Pichler & Traupmann's glass ring is a sculptural icon amongst the ordinary

VIENNA – Far from the traditional, baroque opulence of the historical city centre, the Ă–AMTC headquarters has landed like a UFO on the outskirts of the Austrian capital.

The EY Centre by FJMT Studio. Photos Brett Boardman (unless otherwise stated)
 

A kinetic timber tower by FJMT responds to the elements

SYDNEY – Rising up from the sandstone bedrock of the east coast of Australia, the EY Centre stands out from the greyness of its surroundings.

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House H by HHF Architects. Photos Michael Christian Peters
 

A top-heavy house by HHF hides a secret

STARNBERG – The archetypal shape of House H is inconspicuous and unassuming against its backdrop, as it stands quietly isolated within a picturesque landscape.

Media Library by Jean-Pierre Lott. Photos Aldo Amoretti
 

Jean-Pierre Lott nurtures a diverse clientele with a contemporary library

VITROLLES – The prospect of visiting a city library can conjure up a variety of emotions for different users. La Passerelle aims to create a welcoming architectural symbol.

56 Leonard Street by Herzog & de Meuron. Photos Alexander Severin Architectural
 

The raw interior of Herzog & de Meuron's jenga building has been revealed

NEW YORK CITY – Sparkly and shiny domestic properties are very nice for living in but often don't make the most interesting of subjects to critique.

15 Residential Units by Metaform. Photos Steve Troes Fotodesign
 

Metaform coils 15 residential units around a curve on a slope

LUXEMBOURG CITY – No sane architect has grand dreams of building on a curved site with an aggressively-steep topography.

Makris House by Kavellaris Urban Design. Photos Billy Kavellaris
 

KUD designs a contemporary house as a 'conversation of dualities'

MELBOURNE – Victoria is geographically the smallest state in Australia; it is also the most densely populated and this is creating a shift in its architectural language.

Kellogg Global Hub by KPMB Architects. Photos Tom Arban
 

Undulating glazing defines KPMB Architects' lakeside education hub

EVANSTON – The sheer number of students on any given university campus can be quite daunting and it is not difficult to walk past hundreds of people each day.

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Ogden Centre Durham University by Studio Libeskind. Photos Hufton + Crow
 

Studio Libeskind's sharp geometry creates a centre for world-class research

Durham – Inaugurated earlier this month, the Ogden Centre West building opens up further space for the expanding student population in the North East of the United Kingdom.

Casa Kwantes by MVRDV. Photos Ossip van Duivenbode
 

MVRDV sculpts a back-to-front villa around an olive tree

SCHIEDAM – Dutch homes have a reputation of transparency, with curtain-less glazing. At Casa Kwantes, the request for privacy lends itself to the concept of a two-faced residence.

 

Float around inside Studio Fuksas' the Cloud

ROME – The Rome Convention Centre and hotel, which opened to the public at the end of October 2016, now invites you to a 360-degrees experience of the interior.

ADNOC tower by HOK. Photos [awaiting name]
 

HOK's high-rise tower stands out eccentrically against the urban landscape

ABU DHABI – The design for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company tower in the United Arab Emirates capital is motivated by the attitude 'less is more'.