Paris France and other locations 2002

As a reaction to the spreading presence of Starbucks Coffee Shops, Nestl has actively envisaged the creation of Nescafe Coffee Shops around the wor d Th first prototype is already open on the Avenue de Wagram in Paris, with others scheduled to be completed in the near future. As the architect has written, This projti addresses the question of creating architecture for corporate identity. Commercial chain operations are best known for their 'rubber stamp' architecture. To addrijj the need for...

Un Studio

Umspannwerk Innsbruck Unstudio

UN Studio Stadhouderskade 113 1073 AX Amsterdam The Netherlands Tel + 31 20 570 2040 Fax + 31 20 570 2041 e-mail inlo unstudio.com Web www.unstudio.com BEN VAN BERKEL was born in Utrecht in 1957 and studied at the Rietveid Academie in Amsterdam and at the Architectural Association (AA) in London, recei ing the AA Diploma with honors in 1987 Atter working briefly in the office of Santiago Calatrava, in 1988 he set up his practice in Amsterdam with CAROLINE 80 In 1998, Ihey created UN STUDIO, a...

Phoenix Arizona United States 19982000

Client General Services Administration (GSA). Cost 84.7 million. Area 53.300 m2. Atrium area 5,400 m2. Richard Meier was awarded this commission in collaboration with the local architect Langdon Wilson in 1994. Although the original design of the built completed before the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Meier and the client chose not to do away with the csna 35 meter high glass atrium that is a centerpiece of the architecture. Rather, laminated...

Koen Van Velsen

Koen J. van Velsen Spoorstraat 69a 1211 GA Hilversum The Netherlands Tel + 31 35 622 2000 Fax + 31 35 6288 8991 e-mail kvv architecten.A2000.nl Born in Hilversum in 1952, KOEN VAN VELSEN graduated from the Academy of Architecture in Amsterdam in 1983. He started his own firm in Hilversum in Ti His major works include the Discotheque Slinger (Hilversum, 1978-1979) the van Velsen shop and house (Hlversum, 1980-1981) a public library in Zeew (1985-1989) the Rijksakademie van Beeidende K nsten...

Ishinomaki Miyagi Japan 19961999

Building area 523 m2. Total floor area 613 m2. Structure reinforced concrete, partly steel frame. Above, the Museum seen from the northeast, across the Kitakami River. Right, the entrance with its stainless steel louvers and sloping design inserted into the earth. Das Museum, vom nord stlich gelegenen Ufer des Kitakami Flusses aus gesehen (oben). Der Eingang mit den Rasterblenden aus rostfreiem Stahl und der schr g abfallenden, in die Erde gebetteten Bauweise (rechts). En...

Tadao Ando

Tadao Ando Architect & Associates 5-23. Toyosaki 2-Chome, Kita-ku Osaka 531 Japan Born in Osaka in 1941, TADAO ANDO was self-educated as an architect, largely through his travels in the United Stales, Europe and Africa (1962-1969). He founded Tadao Ando Architect & Associates in Osaka in 1969. He has received the Alvar Aalto Medal, Finnish Association of Architects (1985) Medaille d'or, French Academy of Architecture (1989) the 1992 Carlsberg Prize and the 1995 Pritzker Prize. He has...

Sn0hetta

Snehetta as Christian Krohgsgata 32 B 0186 Oslo Norway Tel + 47 22 98 8230 Fax +47 22 98 8231 e-mail post snoarc.no Web www.snoarc.no SN0HETTA is a mountain in central Norway. It is a central theme in early Viking sagas and is the mythical home of Valhalla. Henrik Ibsen developed the story Peer Gynt around Snohetta. which gave its name to the architectural practice founded in 1987 in Oslo. Directed by Craig Oykers, Christoph Kapeller, and KjetilTnfl Thorsen. Snehetta has a staff of twentynine...

Tubac Arizona United States 19992000

Area 230 m2 (main house), 140 m2 (guest house). Materials weathered steel, polished black concrete floors, pale maple, sandblasted glass, stainless steel. The entrance side of the house seen at nightfall. The use of weathered steel for the exterior cladding gives the geometric forms an appearance not unlike that of some contemporary sculptures. Die Eingangsseite des Hauses bei Einbruch der Dunkelheit. Der verwitterte Stahl der AuBenverkleidung gibt den...

Toyo

Architects 1-19-4 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150-0002 Japan Tel + 81 3 409 5822 Fax + 81 3 409 5969 Born in 1941 in Seoul, Korea, TOYO ITO graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1965, and worked in the office of Kiyonori Kikutake until 1969. He created) own office in 1971, assuming the name of Toyo Ito Architect & Associates in 1979. His completed work includes the Silver Hut residence (Tokyo, 1984) Tower Winds (Yokohama, Kanagawa, 1986) Yatsushiro Municipal...

Helsinki Finland 19952000

User Helsinki University of Art and Design. Total floor area 11.400 m2. Volume 67,200 m3. Set in the historic section of Helsinki, the University ot Art and Design occupies part of the premises of Arabia Ceramics. An element of a master plan jcrl industrial area, the LUME MEDIA CENTER contains four large, dark volumes intended to house a sound stage, two studios and an auditorium. Although thesesn are the most straightforward least costly possible, added...

Easton Maryland United States 19951996

Area 233 m2. Cost. Withheld at owner's request. Set on a wooded site on Maryland's eastern shore, near the town of Oxford, this residence allows views both toward the water and to the neighbouring scape. The ground floor Includes a kitchen, bath and bedrooms Brick, a common local material, is used to define and extend the space of the rooms into the lands The second floor has a large, open living room with views of the gardens and Tred Avon River. The maple...

Jyrki Tasa

Jyrki Tasa Architectural Office Nurmela-Raimoranta-Tasa Ltd. Kalevankatu 31 00100 Helsinki Finland Tel + 358 9 686 6780 Fax + 358 9 685 7588 e-mail tasa n-r-t.fi Web www.n-r-t.fi Born in Turku, Finland in 1944 JYRKI TASA graduated from the Helsinki University of Technology in 1972. He set up an architectural oftice with Matt Nurd and Karl Raimoranta in Helsinki the next year. He has been a professor at the Helsinki University of Technology since 1988. He has won 17 first prizes In architects...

Rotterdam The Netherlands 1999

Structure 3 towers ot 30 stories concrete structure with glass aluminum curtain wall. I Grain silo concrete base structure with steel panel housing units on top. Parking lot area 12,150 m . Cost 6,480,000 (estimated construction costs). The renovation of a concrete grain silo built in the 1930s located on a pier of the Maashaven harbor was the starting point for this project. Residential units ns with a modern modular steel panel wall system are inserted into the existing...

Diller Scofi

Oilier + Scofidio 36 Cooper Square New York, NY 10003 United States Tel + 1 212 260 7971 Fax + 1 212 260 7924 e-mail disco dillerscofidio.com ELIZABETH DILLER is Professor of Architecture at Princeton University and RICARDO SCOFIDIO is Professor of Architecture at The Cooper Union in New Yodl According to their own description, Diller + Scofidio is a collaborative, interdisciplinary studio involved in architecture, the visual arts and the performing arts. The tea is primarily involved in...

Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calalrava Parkring 11 8002 Z rich Switzerland Tel + 41 1 204 50 00 Fax + 41 1 204 50 01 e-mail zurich-admin scsa-mail.com Web www.calalrava.com Born in Valencia in 1951. SANTIAGO CALATRAVA studied art and architecture at the Escuela T cnica Superior de Arquitectura in Valencia (1969-197-1 and engineering at the ETH in Zurich (doctorate in Technical Science, 1981). He opened his own architecture and civil engineering practice the same year. His built work I includes Gallery and Heritage...

Morphosis

Morphosis 2041 Colorado Avenue Santa Monica. Calitornia 90404 United States Tel + 1 310 570 0125 Fax + 1 310 829 3270 e-mail studio morphosis.net Web www.morphosis.net MORPHOSIS principal THOM MAYNE, born in Connecticut in 1944, received his Bachelor ot Architecture in 1968 at USC. and his Masters of Architecture dl at Harvard in 1978. He created Morphosis in 1979 with Michael Rotondi. who has since left to create his own firm, RoTo. He has taught at UCLA, Harvard, anc Yale SCI-Arc. of which he...

Michele Saee

Michele Saee 5366 Wilshire Boulevard Suite B Los Angeles, California 90036 United States Tel + 1 323 932 1793 Fax + J 323 932 0293 e-mail saeestudio aol.com MICHELE SAEE believes that architecture is a part ot everyday life, and that the work of architecture evolves around our needs, our desires and our to improve the quality of our relationships towards the spirit of creativity and adventure. His work has received numerous awards and he has exhibited and lecture throughout the world. His work...

Snow Architects

Inc. 2400 Rand Tower 527 Marquette Avenue Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 United States Tel + 1 612 359 9430 Fax + 1 612 359 9530 Web www.juliesnowarchitects.com JULIE SNOW created her own firm in 1988 alter working since 1974 with the firm of Hammel. Green and Abrahamson She prides herself on a certain fascination with the technical aspects of building assembly, Recent work includes the Vista Building for Microsoft Great Plains Software in Fargo, North Dakota (2001) Ugfj...

Pugh Scarpa Architecture

Pugh + Scarpa Architecture Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Avenue Building F1 Santa Monica, California 90404 United States Tel + 1 310 828 0226 Fax + 1 310 453 9606 Web www.pugh-scarpa.com LAWRENCE SCARPA was educated at the University of Florida and worked in the offices of Paul Rudolph In New York and Holt Hinshaw Pfau Jones Francisco before founding his firm with GWYNNE PUGH in 1988. Pugh received degrees from Leeds University in Great Britain (1975) and the Universi , of Cal Los Angeles...

Quadracci Pavilion Milwaukee Wisconsin United States 19942001

Curved Brise Soleil

Floor area 13.222 m2. Gallery space 1,106 m2. Height of Reception Hall 27.45 meters. Cost 75.1 million. The MILWAUKEE ART MUSEUM was housed in a 1957 structure designed by Eero Saarinen as a War Memorial overlooking Lake Michigan. The architect Davi Kahler added a large slab structure to the Museum in 1975. In 1994, the Trustees of the Milwaukee Art Museum considered a total ot seventy-seven architects for new grand entrance, a point of orientation for visitors, and...

Asymptote

Asymptote Architecture 561 Broadway, 5A New York, NY 10012 United States Tel + 1 212 343 7333 Fax + 1 212 343 7099 e-mail info asymptote.net Web www.asymptote-architecture.com LISE ANN COUTURE was born in Montreal in 1959. She received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Carlton University. Canada, and her Master of Arch tecture degree from Yale. She has been a Design Critic in the Master of Architecture program at Parsons School of Design. New York. HANI RASHID received his degrea as...

Haarlemmermeer The Netherlands 2002

Client Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, Arnold Huijsmans. Rik Bolderheij. Cost withheld at request of the client. Haarlemmermeer. the area in which Schiphol airport is located, is host to the Floriade 2002 World Horticultural Exhibition. The exhibition brings together nations trom around the globe to present in pavilions throughout the site. Following an international competition. Asymptote was commissioned to design the main municipa pavilion, whose purpose is to promote...

Dg Bank

Client Hines Grundst cksentwicklung GmbH and DG Immobilien Management GmbH. Area 20,000 m2. Location Pariser Platz 3. Materials steel, limestone, glass, alabaster, sheet metal. This ten-story office building with a conference center and a residential component has a floor area of 20,000 square meters. Set at Pariser Platz Number 3 far from the famous Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the DG BANK seems to blend harmoniously into the rigorous design codes that have stultified the reconstruction otj...

Rick

Tucson, Arizona 85701 United States Tel + 1 520 624 1442 Fax + 1 520 791 0699 e-mail studio rickjoy.com Web www.rickjoy.com RICK JOY's first woriing experience was not as an architect, but as a musician and a carpenter in Maine. He obtained his degree in architecture in 1990s spent three years in the office of Will Bruder, working on the design team for the Phoenix Central Library. He then set up his own practice in Tucson. Joy received in 11 the Young Architects...

Pei Partnership

Pei Partnership Architects LLP 257 Park Avenue South New York, New York 10010-7304 United States Tel + 1 212 674 9000 Fax + 1 212 674 5900 e-mail leonard ppa-ny.com Web www.ppa-ny.com CHIEN CHUNG PEI was educated at Harvard College (BA. 1968), and the Harvard Graduate School of Design (Master of Architecture 1972). He ai I. M. PEI & Partners (New York 1971-1989) and Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (New York, 1989-1992) before creating Pei Partnership Architects In 1992. LI CHUNG P8 also...

Munich Germany 19962001

Client Katholische Plarrkirchensliltung Herz Jesu, Munich. Floor area Ground floor Church 999 m2. Gallery 120 m2. Ground floor Sacristy 211 m2. Basement 245 m2. Steeple 22 m2. Cost DM 28,000,000. Artists Glass entrance door Alexander Beleschenko. Curtain behind the Altar Lutzenberger & Lutzenberger. Five Wounds M+M. 14 Stations of the Cross Matthias Wahner Ttie problem of creating religious architecture in a time when traditions have gone by the wayside is rarely dealt with in a convincing...

Michael Jantzen

McBean Parkway, Suite 319 Valencia, California 91354 United States Tel + 1 661 513 9901 e-mail mjant2en yahoo.com Web www.humanshelter.org In 1971 MICHAEL JANTZEN received a Bachelor's degree with a major In fine arts from Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville, Illinois). In 1973, hen an MFA degree with a major in Multi-media from Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri). Jantzen was then hired by Washington University's School of FineM by the School of...

Masons Bend Alabama United States 19992000

Rural Studio Rammed

Materials rammed earth, aluminum, cypress beams, tube steel, automobile windshields. Samuel Mockbee described this structure as a windshield chapel with mud walls that picks up on the community's vernacular forms and shapes. The C0MM9 NITY CENTER began its life as a thesis project by four of Mockbee's students at Auburn University. Set on a triangular site belonging to one of the benefidafi4 earlier Rural Studio design, the Butterfly House. it is a low profile building...

Concept Projects

Clients Sun Microsystems, Enterprise IG. Floor area 334 m2 (Trade Show Structure). Structure fiberglass panels and aluminum columns. Neil Denan was called on by the brand strategists Enterprise IG New York and the computer firm SUN MICROSYSTEMS to design concepts for a new world retraJ ing campaign where architecture and space will play a vital role in developing a new corporate identity. He responded with two projects, the first of which is a Trade ShowS ture set out on a 18.3 meter square...

Wageningen The Netherlands 19941998

Client Rijksgebouwdienst Direktie Ost. Competition 1993. Planning and construction 1994-1998. Costs DM 25,600,000. Gross Area 11.800 m2. Volume 70.000 m3. Set to the north of Wageningen near other similar facilities, this structure was intended from the first to be in harmony with nature and the environment, vers tile and ecologically sound. Selected as a result of a 1993 invited competition, the project of Behnisch. Behnisch & Partner has a total floor area of 11,800 square meten and cost...

Waro Kishi

Associates Architects 3F Yamashita Bldg. 10 Nishimotomachi Koyama. Kita-ku Kyoto 6038113 Japan Tel + 81 75 492 5175 Fax + 81 75 492 5185 e-mail warox ja2.so net.ne.jp Born in Yokohama In 1950. WARO KISHI graduated from the Department of Electronics of Kyoto University in 1973, and from the Department of Architedl of the same institution two years later. He completed his post-graduate studies in Kyoto in 1978, and worked in the office of Masayuki Kurokawa in Tokyo from 19 to...

Bolles Wilson

Architekturb ro Boites + Wilson Atter Steinweg 17 48143 M nster Germany Tel + 49 251 482 720 Fax + 49 251 482 7224 e-mail info bottes-wilson.com PETER WILSON was born in Melbourne, in 1950. He studied at the University of Melbourne (1968-1970). and at the Architectural Association in Lomfl (1972-1974). JULIA BOLLES WILSON was born in 1948 in M nster, and studied at the University of Karlsruhe (1968-1976) and at the A.A. in London (1978-19M while Wilson was Unit Master (1978-1988). They formed...

Lippe Starck

Philippe Starck 27, rue Pierre Poli 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux France Tel + 33 1 41 08 82 82 Fax + 33 1 41 08 96 65 e-mail starck sky.fr Web www.philippe-starck.com PHILIPPE STARCK was born in 1949 and attended the cole Nissim de Camondo in Paris. Though he is of course best known as a furniture and objeddriH er. his projects as an architect include the Caf Costes. Paris, 1984 Royalton Hotel. New York, 1988 Laguiole Knife Factory, Laguiole (1987) Paramount Hotel, Newfl 1990 Nam Nani Building,...

De Blas House Sevilla la Nueva Madrid Spain 2000

Total area 243 m2 concrete box , 90 m2 metallic structure , 40,5 m2 glass box . Set on a hill southeast of Madrid facing north, towards the mountains, this house is set on a site-poured reinforced rough concrete box 9 by 27 meters in si A transparent glass box 4.5 by 9 meters and 2.26 meters high, set on the concrete platform is topped with a white 6 by 15-meter steel structure. Set into the earth, t concrete box houses the program of a traditional house with a clear...

Kindia Guinea 19981999

Client Centre Agricole Kahere, Bachir Diallo, Director. Area 350 m2. Cost 104.000. Measuring just 350 square meters and having cost only 104,000, the KAHERE EILA POULTRY FARMING SCHOOL was a winner of the 2001 Aga KtianAoM for Architecture. The architects, working with the Finn Eila Kivek s 1931 -1999 also have worked on a health care center, two village schools and the Villa Eila. Thea rent project includes a classroom for twelve students, a student dormitory and a teacher's house grouped...

Steven Holl

C. 450 West 31s' Street 11 gt floor New York, NY 10001 United States Tel 1 212 629 7262 Fax 1 212 629 7312 e-mail mail stevenholl.com Web www.stevenholi.com Born in 1947 in Bremerton, Washington. Bachelor ot Architecture. University of Washington, 1970, in Rome and at the Architectural Association in London 19 STEVEN HOLL began his career in California and opened his own office in New York in 1976. Has taught at the University of Washington, Syracuse University, and,...

Rem Koolhaas

Office for Metropolitan Architecture Stedebouw BV 149 Bokel weg Heer Rotterdam 3032 AD Netherlands Tel 31 10 24 38 200 Fax 31 10 24 38 202 REM KOOLHAAS was born in The Hague In 1944. Before studying at the Architectural Association in London, he tried his hand as a journalist for the Haags Post and as a screenwriter. He founded the Office for Metropolitan Architecture in London in 1975, and became well known after the 1978 publication of his book Osft ous New York. His built work includes a...

Kawagoe Saitama Japan 19992000

Building area 183 m2. Total floor area 138 m2. Structure wood 1 story. Shigeru Ban has attempted on numerous occasions to redefine the limits of architecture, in particular in his own Case Study Houses, such as the Wall-less House Karuizawa, Nagano. Japan, 1997 In the NAKED HOUSE Case Study House Number 10 , located in an agricultural district about twenty kilometers north of Tokyo, tie has created a shed-like desjgn with moveable bedroom units that can be rolled into any...

Saijo Ehime Japan 19992000

Site area 3,222 m2. Building area 1,227 m2. Total floor area 1,287 m2. Set on a 3,222 square meter site in the Inland Sea city of Saijo. this structure has a total floor area of 1,287 square meters. Intended as the reconstruction of an existing 250-year-old temple KOMYO-JI was to be a place where people would come to gather together. Although the design does not specifically adhere to religious tradition, its wooden forms are not entirely alien to temple...

Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma amp Associates 2-12-12 - 9F Minami Aoyama Minato-ku Tokyo 107-0062 Japan Tel 81 3 3401 7721 Fax 81 3 3401 7778 e-mail sugai kkaa.co.jp Web www02.so-net.ne.ip -kuma Born in 1954 in Kanagawa. Japan, KENGO KUMA graduated in 1979 from the University ot Tokyo with a Masters in Architecture. In 1985-1986. he receive Asian Cultural Council Fellowship Grant and was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University. In 1987 he established the Spatial Design Studio, and in 1991 tie c e Kengo Kuma amp...

Jean Nouvel

Architectures Jean Nouvel 10, Cit d'Angoul me 75011 Paris France Tel 33 1 49 23 83 83 Fax 33 1 43 14 81 10 Bom in 1945 in Fumel, Fiance, JEAN NOUVEL was admitted to the cole des Beaux-Arts in Bordeaux In 1964. In 1970, he created his first office with Frart oil Seigneur. His first widely-noticed project was the Institut du Monde Arabe in Paris 1981-1987, with Architecture Studio . Other works include his Nemausus housini Nimes, 1985-1987 offices for the CLM BBDO advertising firm, Issy-les...

St Austell Cornwall England 19982000

Cost building 57,000,000. Site area 15 hectares. Project area 23.000 m2. This very unusual project is intended as a showcase tor global bio-diversity and human dependence upon plants. It is made up of 23,000 square meten lt linked, climate-controlled transparent capsules biomes set in a design landscape. The budget for the project, which makes use of the same consultants AnthonyH Associates who worked on Grimshaw's very successful Waterloo International Terminal,...

Scheepstimmermanstraat Zeeburg Amsterdam 1999

Koen Van Velsen Borneo

Building cost 550.000 guilders. Furnishing cost 150.000 guilders. Area 140 m2. Client B. Vos. Borneo and Sporenburg are peninsulas in the eastern harbor area of Amsterdam. It was decided to create 1,550 flats and houses, with a maximum he three stories. Each house has its own front door on the street and its own garden or patio. In addition to this low-rise housing, Borneo and Sporenburg have thre blocks of flats, with a total of some 600 housing units...

Jones Partners

141 Nevada Street El Segundo, California 90245 United States Tel 1 310 414 0761 Fax 1 310 414 0765 e-mail info jonespartners.com Web www.jonespartners.com WES JONES, born in 1958 in Sanla Monica, attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, the University ot California at Berkeley B.A i.a the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he received a Masters of Architecture Degree. A recipient of the Rome Prize in Architecture, he has served as avifl Professor at Harvard. Rice, Tulane...

Hendrik Vermoortel

B ro II Hoogleedsesteenweg 415 8800 Roeselare Belgium Tel 32 51 21 11 05 Fax 32 51 22 46 74 e-mail into buro2.be Web www.buro2.be B ro Interior Tel 32 51 22 33 00 Fax 32 51 24 55 86 e-mail info buro-interior.be Web www.buro-interior.be B ro II was founded in 1978 by the architect HENDRIK VERMOORTEL In 1983 B ro Interior was founded by the interior architect RITA HUYS. B ro Inte often works together with B ro II, collaborating on architectural matters of both theory and practice. Hendrik...