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  • The Gyula Trebitsch school at Hamburg will be extended and the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been commissioned to build the extended replacement building to their designs. This was the result of the design commission negotiated under VOF (German procedure for commissioning freelance services) following the competition win. The new building for […]


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  • Will Alsop’s RIBA award-winning Blizard Building completed in 2005 has been such a huge success that the Queen Mary University commissioned aLL to design an extension to the building. The Blizard Building was developed with channeled information from detailed client consultation workshops and resulted in a transparent box which reveals the university research inside. Huge […]


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The fourth extension of the German National Library in Leipzig is bold and unconventional. According to the architect, Gabriele Glöckler: “The concept ‘envelope– cover – contents’ translates the function of the building into architecture. “Function creates form”, is the architect’s motto. “The contents are protected by a compact cover around the repository area. A lighter […]


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