:Preservation/Revitalization

Herzog vs. Niemeyer

nimajer_model

Way back in 1959 the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer promoted the contemporary art in Milan, Italy, on the project for Arnold Mondadori, one of the two largest publishers in Italy. Finally, in 1975 was opened a new head office building of the publishing company Mondadori, which today present the memory of this great architect, who recently passed away in his 105-years old. Oscar Niemeyer was one of the first great architects of the 20th century who used ferroconcrete.

Wrocław Contemporary Art Museum

Wrocław Contemporary Art Museum

LS Hochbunker renovation for Museum of Contemporary Arts is focused on preserving the unique structure of the 1942 nazi antiaircraft shelter by Richard Konwiarz.

THE ONE:ONE THEATER

THE ONE:ONE THEATER

For one week in May 2012, during the Detour de France, the Collective Etc was invited by the association “Vivre la rue” to open a construction site in Brest, in the district of Recouvrance, Saint Malo.

Loft Renovation

Loft Renovation

Rarely do architects in Vienna, Austria get the opportunity that Lakonis Architekten did with the renovation of the top floors of this historic building. They were able to build a modern loft space in an original building without compromising the historical aspects of what the location brings. At first glance you see a classic four-story corner building; then looking up you spot a modern roof structure that is made of steel, wood, and concrete.