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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
Exculpatio by nomad. + Global R&D Cemex is a silent demonstration and a sculptural space simultaneously hosted at Giardini della Marinaressa in Venice, Italy and Global R&D Cemex Headquarters in Biel-Bienne, Switzerland. It is part of the Exhibition “PERSONAL STRUCTURES” curated by the European Cultural Centre during the Venice Biennale 2022.
Written by
Nomad Studio
Photography
Images courtesy of Almudena Cadalso & Global R&D Cemex, 
 © nomad studio.
Switzerland is known for its class, poise and sophistication. Think about it: Swiss chocolates, Swiss watches, Swiss suits… There’s something elegant about Swiss style, which transcends every aspect of culture, including fashion and real estate.
Written by
Olivia Smith
Photography
Ricardo Gomez Angel
Renovation of a protected farm’ annex dating from the 19th century located in Montagny-les-Monts in Fribourg township. This village is part of a region that was long known for its tobacco growing.
Project name
La Tabatière
Architecture firm
Noue Studio
Location
1774 Montagny-les-Monts, Switzerland
Photography
Noue Studio
BLT Built Design Awards is a global reference in the construction industry, representing the best of Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Product Design and Project Management. The 2022 BLT Built Design Awards is now accepting entries into its four major categories, from architectural design, interior design, construction products design and...
Organizer
BLT Built design Awards 2022
Category
Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Product Design and Project Management
Eligibility
The BLT Built Design Awards are open to anyone aged 18+ residing anywhere in the world. Professional entries will be judged against other professionals and student entries against other students
Register
www.bltawards.com
New headquarters for the International Olympic Committee, designed by 3XN, further the mission of international cooperation, transparency and sustainability and bring all IOC staff under one roof. Designed by Danish architecture firm 3XN, Olympic House aims to bring together the IOC staff – 500 employees currently spread across Lausanne in four loc...
Project name
Olympic House
Architecture firm
3XN
Location
Lausanne, Switzerland
Photography
Adam Mørk, International Olympic Committee (IOC)
This lighthouse is a striking symbol of the Geneva on lake Leman’s the waterfront landscape in continuity with the new identity of the edges of the lake.
Project name
Lemantique Lighthouse Geneva
Architecture firm
David Bitton architecte, YDB architectes
Location
SNG - Société Nautique de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Tools used
Autodesk 3ds Max, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop
Nature-inspired forms in architecture bring users close to the natural world. Traditional geometry of a single family house combined within floating forms protecting the community from the outside living in their own OASES.
Project name
Oases Biel-Benken by KOHLERSTRAUMANN
Architecture firm
KOHLERSTRAUMANN
Location
Biel -Benken, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland
Tools used
Lumion, Adobe Photoshop