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All under one roof: Focketyn del Rio Studio completes the transformation of the kHaus Basel, Switzerland. The transformation of a pre-existing building into a new cultural center has become a model for circular architecture and re-use: built 150 years ago as a military barracks, this seminal building has just become a new public nexus in the heart...
Project name
kHaus Cultural Center
Architecture firm
Focketyn del Rio Studio GmbH, Basel, Miquel del Rio + Hans Focketyn
Location
Kasernenhof 8, 4057 Basel, Switzerland
Photography
Adrià Goula, Piotr Hraptovich
Next to the renovated main building of the Tabalugahaus (former youth hostel Jägersbrunn), which was financed by the Thomas-Haffa-Foundation + Peter Maffay Foundation in 2010, was an old, dilapidated summer house.  Already parallel to the renovation, long before the building owner knew what was to happen to it, we proposed to create a bold and mode...
Project name
Begegnungshaus Jägersbrunn
Architecture firm
WSM Architekten
Location
Jägersbrunn, Starnberg, Germany
Photography
Andreas Hofer
The Xinxiang Cultural Tourism Center is the architectural icon of the new tourism district, which will be dedicated to winter sports, including the presence of the future indoor ski slope.
Project name
Pingyuan New Area Cultural Touristic City Exhibition Center
Architecture firm
Zone of Utopia + Mathieu Forest Architecte
Location
Xinxiang, Henan, China
Photography
ArchExist
Xinxiang, known as Muye in ancient times, is one of the important cities in the Central Plains, facing Zhengzhou across the river. Besides, the 11th Cultural Tourism City built by Sunac Cultural Tourism Group in China is located here.The huge-scale building sets like ice cubes on the water and consists of three large clusters of 9 small cubes.
Project name
Xinxiang Cultural Tourism Center
Architecture firm
Zone of Utopia/Qiang ZOU + Mathieu Forest Architecte
Location
Xinxiang, Henan, China
Photography
TOPIA Commercial Photography
Skylab Architecture designs the N M Bodecker Foundation in Portland, Oregon. The foundation provides creative communities with a dynamic mix of in-person spaces for workshops, gathering, and collaboration.
Project name
The N M Bodecker Foundation
Architecture firm
Skylab Architecture
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA
Photography
Jeremy Bitterman, Stephen Miller (video)