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  • Atmosphere without machines While buildings require less and less energy, more and more is being spent on the maintenance and service needed to sustain this reduction. The prospect of buildings functioning as power stations is highly reminiscent of the promises of Modernism. The only disruptive factor in this energy balance from an ideal world, however, is the human element. be baumschlager […]


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  • The internationally active architectural firm be baumschlager eberle, the client Hines and the investor Ivanhoé Cambridge are pleased to receive the pre-certification „LEED Platinum“ for the recently opened office building “Ardeko” in Boulogne-Billancourt (F). Tested according to the standards of the U.S. Green Building Council, Ardeko gained the highest rating level. Location, concept, water consumption, […]


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Open structures for increasing mobility Airports are a symbol of our mobile society and call for an outstanding architecture: a flexible shell for expansions and future uses revolving around the core business of passenger handling. In 1999, Vienna International Airport advertised a construction competition for the redesign of its facilities, which were steadily expanding to […]


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