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Mark A-to-Z: Z is for Zaha Hadid

Last but definitely not least, Zaha Hadid completes our Mark A-to-Z series.

Musée de la Romanité by Elizabeth de Portzamparc. Photo Serge Urvoy
 

Elizabeth de Portzamparc fashions a glass toga on the Musée de la Romanité

NÎMES – The Musée de la Romanité, designed by Elizabeth de Portzamparc, shimmers in the light as it faces the exceptional piece of history embedded in the city – the Arenas …

FOM University by J Mayer H. Photo David Franck & Patricia Parinejad
 

J. Mayer H. completes a university building imbued with mobility

DÜSSELDORF – The curvy design plays out not only as a fluid visual feed but enforces the suggested movement of students rushing through to lectures and courses.

La Barquière by Pietri Architectes. Photo Mathieu Ducros
 

La Barquière by Pietri Architectes acts like two sides of the same coin

MARSEILLE – Pietri Architectes follows a motto of ‘romantic rationalism’ and this is duly noted in this project in Marseille. Seductive curves and a shining enamelled façade …

Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, THEVERYMANY. Photo NAARO
 

Marc Fornes equates a minimal structure to maximum fun

ASTANA – Minima | Maxima by Marc Fornes, from THEVERYMANY, defies gravity and leaves us contemplating and dreaming.

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
 

An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.

Platinium by Tetrarc. Photo Marie-Caroline Lucat
 

Platinium by Tetrarc has a heart of gold and a silver skin

MONTPELLIER – Tetrarc completes Platinium, a residential block, that uses bold metallic and reflective features to make an impact on the neighbourhood.

Axel Towers by Landgaard & Tranberg. Photo Jens Lindhe
 

Lundgaard & Tranberg Architects fuses towers and functions together

COPENHAGEN – Five circular towers have been fused together to form a complex of offices, retail and parking in the centre of the Danish capital.

INET School by AZC and MSA. Photo Sergio Grazia
 

INET School by AZC and Michel Spitz shows off its smooth curves

STRASBOURG – Two seamless and smooth volumes are stacked one on top of the other, distinguishing themselves as a public mixed-use building at the corner of a busy crossroad.

Patzcuaro courthouse by Taller de Arquitectura Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo. Photo Onnis Luque & Rafael Gamo
 

A new complex by TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo brings order in the court

PÁTZCUARO – Tired of the same old drab courtrooms you see in Suits or old re-runs of Law & Order? Fear not, TALLER Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo designed a judicial …

 

Mark A-to-Z: O is for Office

Whether you work a 9-to-5 or are sporting a freelancer lifestyle, the space we inhabit most of the hours of the week to sustain our livelihood should be designed to motivate.

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 ÖAMTC headquarters has landed like a UFO on the outskirts of the Austrian capital.