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  • Poltrona Frau Contract and Frank Gehry together again for the Louis Vuitton Foundation The partnership between the architect and Poltrona Frau’s Contract Division goes back a long way: their first joint project dates to 1997 for the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Nicknamed “the iceberg”, the building is the latest creation of the Canadian-American architect Frank […]


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  • EPFL Quartier Nord, SwissTech Convention Center, Ecublens, Switzerland, 2008–2014 Situated at the northern entrance to the EPFL campus, the SwissTech Convention Center becomes a new landmark, a clearly identifiable reference point in the landscape. The metallic shell, closely following the internal spatial configuration of the optimised main auditorium, seems to float over the glazed facades […]


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The Estoril Exhibition and Congress Centre is the 1998 international competition-winning project for DTCE, promoted in order to create an additional focus of economic growth and tourist development in the Estoril region. A key element for this new increase, the Congress Centre is modern, functional, of high quality, innovative, lasting and in harmony with its […]


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HASSELL was appointed (together with Arup) by Tbilisi City Hall to carry out the concept design of the new Tbilisi Zoo on the outskirts of the Georgian capital city. The project will see the existing city centre zoo replaced by a zoological and recreation complex adjacent to the inland lake known as Tbilisi Sea. HASSELL and Arup […]


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This house has a large area – some 1000 square meters – and, because of its dimensions, as well as its elongated shape and facing of natural stone, it looks very imposing indeed – much more than a “cottage”. Rather, it is a sculpture, a piece of refined modernist art inscribed into the landscape. In […]


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”We have designed three patterns – Dandelion, Stone and Casa – each of which is available in several colours. The cement tiles are handmade in Morocco with a traditional manufacturing method. The patterns are obviously inspired by classical Arabic geometry. Although created by Scandinavians. By laying the tiles in various ways each pattern opens the opportunity to […]


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