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Cloudgate

Cloudgate

Simle object (25x25x12) from polished stainless steel mirrors the sky and surrounding landscape.

Extension of Historical Museum in Bern

Extension of Historical Museum in Bern

Photo: MLZD

Building of the museum from André Lambert from 1894 started to have problems with spaces very early. Therefore some extensions were realized in south and west parts in the past. In 2001 the competition for another extension, which was supposed to solve the problem with spaces, was announced.

Project Folie

Project Folie

Photo: Philipp Baumhauer

Small pavilion from larch wood is located at the foot of the mountains. Originally the project should be open-air tea room, but during the construction investor changed his mind and the structure is without clear purpose, just for relaxation. It is possible to close the pavilion with shutters from polished stainless steel.

Steel Bubble in Bejing

Steel Bubble in Bejing

Photo: MAD architects

Silevet objects scattered in the oldest district are one of the 3 direction of the develpoment of Bejing, which were introduced during Biennale. Three years later, one of them was realized - as a staircase and new bathroom of the old building. The bubbles are supposed to solve hygienic problems and need of renovation in this district.

La Defence Office

La Defence Office

Photo: flickr

La Defense is large administrative complex with inner courtyard to which entrances of particular buildings are turned. While facades facing the city are typical "office", glass facades turned to the inner block have integrated colour foil, which changes colours according to the angle of the sun.

Dancing Studio Anzas

Dancing Studio Anzas

Photo: misae hiromatsu

Mirrors and gradations of shading point foils create feeling of dancing in the fog. Architects used characteristics of these materials very effectively in this case.