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Library in Torre Baró

Library in Torre Baró

Photo: Wijkmarkphoto

New library was placed in between Avenue and Calle da Vallbona Vallcivera Streets in Barcelona. It is situated in steep slope - two-floor volume of the building was set to the terrain, green slope covers the roof.

Chateau Cheval Blanc Winery

Chateau Cheval Blanc Winery

Photo: Erick Saillet Studio

Light curves floating above the winery are a kind of sequel to the surrounding landscape. Exposed concrete was used. 

UNESCO Information Centre

UNESCO Information Centre

Photo: Jan Bitter

The area of Messel is on the UNESCO list thanks to its fossil finds. Local slate bedrock was an inspiration for mass solution of the infocentre. Monolithic concrete walls (forming stripes of the building) are facing to the site and culminate with a viewing deck.

Pythagoras Museum and Gardens

Pythagoras Museum and Gardens

Photo: OBR

The main motivation was to create an science park on the 18ha land. The project is supposed to support the city of Crotone. The mass grows over the town from terrain.

Hidden Nursery

Hidden Nursery

Photo: Hidalgo Hartmann

Just behind the existing school and existing nursery in residential part Viladecans in Barcelona a new nursery was placed - from one side embedded into the terrain and from other side protected by the concrete wall.

Wellness Hotel Sotelia

Wellness Hotel Sotelia

Photo: Miran Kambič

Slovenian architects squeezed new building between two existing hotels. The building does not try to follow up on original ones, but points to the surrounding landscape. The mass is crumbled for smaller pieces and does not obstruct the view of the forest.

Menzenhof Houses

Menzenhof Houses

Photo: HH architectuurstudio;Herman van Doorn

Dutch architects got an idea to drag the green area to roofs of 30 houses, just because the plot bords with a park. One-floor mass of houses has halfly recessed basement. The layout allows freedom changes according to wish of each client.

House Hidden in Dune

House Hidden in Dune

Photo: PM arq

House in sandy area between groups of trees forms the lancscape of artificial dunes, which allows to go over the whole house quite comfortably.

Gran Casino Costa Brava

Gran Casino Costa Brava

Photo: B 720

Gran Casino is located in former gardens of Monterrey hotel in the centre of the city. The mass is emerging from the ground, but is hidden from the side of the gardens. The heigh difference between private garden and public space is solved by the green roof. 

Xian Expo 2011

Xian Expo 2011

Photo: plasma studio

Three buildings dynamically connected with landscape - the movement is the key factor.