Articles on Intervention

 

CEBRA’s lavish copper staircase is a beacon for sparking curiosity

HELLERUP – An intervention of Experimentarium in Denmark has doubled the size of the science museum, changing the design from an introverted building to an engaging attraction.

 

Valdivieso constructs a house on top of a water tank

ALPEDRETE – A former water cistern provides the foundation for a single-occupancy home near Madrid.

Copenhagen Travel
Copenhagen Travel
 

Estudio Normal breaks protocol with an intellectual retreat

BUENOS AIRES – The typology of the ‘man cave’ comes with all sorts of connotations and carries the depiction of a male-only sanctuary with a lack of rules.

 

Hollwich Kushner’s angular elevation accommodates space for new ideas

PHILADELPHIA – An old paint factory has been renovated into a 21st century platform for innovation and social engagement at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

MAD wraps up a timber structure to form a kindergarten

OKAZAKI – Beijing-based MAD Architects has designed an organic veil wrapped around the framework of the former house beneath.

 

Casanova+Hernandez Architects helps Albania strengthen its cultural heritage

SHKODËR – The Albanian government is seeking to improve the country’s cultural sector through the repurposing of built heritage as a means to promote the nation’s history.

 

COBE and MVRDV stud Ragnarock museum with rock 'n' roll flair

ROSKILDE – Situated on top of an old warehouse of the former concrete factory, a new museum for rock, pop and youth culture transforms a derelict site into a creative neighbourhood …

 

Edouard Brunet and François Martens cantilever a lofty room from a renovated Brussels home

BRUSSELS – Two self-sufficient dwellings are concealed behind a typical terraced-house façade in this stylish transformation of a family home.

Copenhagen Travel
Copenhagen Travel
 

Office Winhov's W Hotel breathes life back into Amsterdam's modernist exchange building

AMSTERDAM – W Hotel gives back to the city with a design set to captivate both locals and guests alike.

 

Chicago-based artist Theaster Gates launches Sanctum installation

BRISTOL – Fourteenth century church houses temporary structure built for artistic collaboration.

 

Andreas Heller's brick facade makes a confident statement at the Hansemuseum

LUBECK – A new museum in Germany makes a self-reliant debut in a UNESCO world heritage site.

 

Mons Memorial captures the essence of war

MONS – Atelier d’Architecture Pierre Hebbelinck completes a museum dedicated to the occupation of Mons during the two World Wars.