Bauhaus, Berlin, Germany | Architect: Müller Reimann Architekten | © Stefan Müller
Eight out of ten Porsche buyers are men over fifty. The car manufacturer has developed the “Destination Porsche” brand concept, including corporate architecture, to counteract this state of affairs.
Once upon a time, it is said that there was a bloodthirsty dragon who lived in a cavern in the gloomy Gottéron Gorge and who could only be vanquished with God’s help. Today the dragon’s only role is in a medieval legend, but it reminds us how dangerous this rugged landscape can be in snow, ice and floods.
Houses in Masuria, like the families living in them, share the same tactic: they keep a low profile when chilly winds blow in across the flat landscape from the Baltic Sea. This is why this house sits low in the landscape, nestles up against hillocks and tucks itself in under grassy covers.
The buildings created by people accustomed to gargantuan dimensions and the industrial charm of shipyards, container ports and polder landscapes turn out to be equally vast, urban and iconic, and not disproportionately focused on details.
High above Vienna is the private detached house “CoMED”. A demanding project due to the requirements, specifications and restrictions, that was planned by ad2 Architects.
Thinking of Bauhaus Berlin is automatically associated with Gropius. Now, Berlin has another association: The new building of the Bauhaus AG by Müller Reimann Architects. The new building is a warehouse construction with an extravagant façade and has the prominent address Kurfürstendamm 129a.
Dietikon’s new district, Limmatfeld, is located at the heart of dynamic Limmattal, between the station, city centre and the river Limmat. The 80-metre high Limmat Tower, soaring high above the whole Limmatfeld district, is the most distinctive feature on Rapidplatz square.