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Poltrona Frau Contract and Behnisch Architekten
WIPO Conference Hall in Geneva


Poltrona Frau contract division collaborated with German architecture firm Behnisch Architekten in the construction of the new conference hall of the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a United Nations agency with 188 member states. WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. As part of a project to create […]


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The Largest Commercial Energy Positive Building in New England


Artists for Humanity’s expansion in Boston’s Innovation District will be a pioneering and iconic facility that generates more energy than it uses. Flagship building will support programs for under-resourced youth that promote self-sufficiency. Behnisch Architekten, internationally renowned architecture firm and sustainability experts, unveiled the first image of the EpiCenter Expansion, a new multi-use building for […]


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Secondary School Ergolding


The heart of the new Ergolding Secondary School is a large open atrium that serves as an assembly hall, an interior meeting point, and a visual connection between the school’s various departments and functions. Through this central hub, students can easily and intuitively find their way from the classrooms on the upper levels down to […]


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Behnisch Architekten with Pohl Architekten
Speedskating Stadium Inzell Max Aicher Arena


The Bavarian town of Inzell hosted the World Single Distant Speed Skating Championships 2011. To create the world-class competition conditions required for this event, the existing outdoor speed-skating track was upgraded through the construction of a high-performance intelligent roof structure. This imporoved arena can accommodate up to 7,000 spectators and offers maximum flexibility for large […]


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Behnisch Architekten + Ayers Saint Gross
John and Frances Angelos Law Center


The new home of the John and Frances Angelos Law Center unites classrooms, faculty offices, administrative space, and the law library under a single roof for the first time in the history of the school. The building, located at the prominent intersection of Mount Royal Avenue and Charles Street, functionally & symbolically defines the Law School as […]


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AGORA – Cancer Centre


Behnisch Architekten’s Stuttgart office has won the two-stage architectural competition established by the ISREC Foundation (Swiss Institute for experimental cancer research) to create a new home for the AGORA – Cancer Centre in Lausanne, Switzerland. The AGORA – Cancer Centre exists specifically to bring together scientists and practitioners under one roof as part of a […]


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National Centre for tumour diseases


The new building for the National Centre for Tumour Diseases (NCT) in Heidelberg is characterized by an open, friendly and inviting ambiance which has nothing in common with a  typical hospital atmosphere.Here, patients, their relatives and friends, visitors, as well as staff can feel at ease. At the same time, the building provides an optimum environment for medical […]


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Public Architecture Now!
Philip Jodidio


We tend to divide buildings into two basic categories—private structures such as houses, and public buildings like railway stations, concert halls or museums. Public buildings have limits of their own: whether a courthouse or an airport, a stadium or college campus, questions of style, function or cost are clearly posed. Resolving such tensions is just […]


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World Architecture Festival Awards (WAF)
Shortlist 2011 part. 3


Sport Allen Jack + Cottier | Milson Island Sport and Recreation Centre (Milson Island, Australia) Located on a small island in the Hawkesbury River, the sports complex is naturally ventilated to stay cool in the summer and warm in the winter and collects rainwater for use on site. The curved design of the building exploits […]


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