Îlot 19 La Défense-Nanterre, France

Îlot 19 is the first new housing to have been built in La Défense for  30 years. It is radical in its approach to mixed-tenure residential design: while affordable housing is often designed to look simple and inexpensive, Ilot 19 is a highly crafted building that, regardless of affluence, pro...

Ismaili Center Houston

Situated on Allen Parkway and Montrose Boulevard, the Ismaili Center is commissioned by His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili Muslims and founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network. Dedicated to advancing pluralism, public understanding and civic outreach, th...

John Lewis Department Store and Cineplex, Leicester

Commissioned within a larger city centre regeneration scheme, the John Lewis Department Store and Cineplex challenge the conventional blank envelopes which typify these buildings and explore ways for them to connect to an urban context. The department store skin has been designed as a ‘net curt...

La Folie Divine, Montpellier

La Folie Divine is the first of two apartment buildings, described as ‘folies’, which have been commissioned by the City of Montpellier in the eighteenth century tradition of grand mansions surrounded by gardens. The nine-storey tower redefines the notion of luxury through offering privacy and f...

Yokohama International Port Terminal, Yokohama, Japan

The Yokohama International Port Terminal disrupts the sense of monumentality that typifies passenger port terminals and contributes to their isolation from daily life. In order to combat this, the terminal has been designed to merge with the landscape of the city’s harbor and serve as a public spa...

130 Fenchurch Street, London

The new building at 130 Fenchurch Street is designed as a 17-storey mid-rise tower providing 26,007sqm NIA (279,938sqft) of Grade A commercial office space. The site of 130 Fenchurch Street is located in the City of London’s ‘Eastern Cluster’, an area within London’s cityscape which is de...

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OSZ Chemistry Physics Biology, Berlin

The new science college building for the OSZ in Berlin Neukoelln, is situated in the north-east of the site to create a well-lit south facing garden. The building volume is bent to orientate itself towards the garden and establish a dialogue with it. This introduces a curvature to the building floor...

South-East Coastal Park, Barcelona

The South-East Coastal Park and Auditoriums was part of the infrastructure built by the City of Barcelona as Host City for the International Forum of Cultures in 2004 and was required to provide two open-air auditoriums and abundant vegetation in a coastal location exposed to salty breeze. The site ...

Ravensbourne College, London

Ravensbourne College is a university sector college in the field of digital media and design. Completed in 2010, the new building sits next to The O2 in the Greenwich Peninsula. By moving from outer London to a new purpose-built building in inner London, the College aimed to bring the institution cl...

Ilot PSA Citroën, Nantes

The Îlot PSA Citroën project is is a mixed-use development comprising market and social housing, offices and retail elements. The residential and office components are each accommodated into discrete compact volumes for maximum spatial, and arranged in such a way as to create a large open space. T...

Residences for Artists and Researchers, Paris

The site of the residential complex for artists and researchers on Île Seguin was previously the former home of the Renault factory in Paris. It is bordered on one side by the river Seine and on the other by a large park designed by Michel Devigne. Each building on the Île was required to integrat...

Tampere Art Museum, Tampere

Banque Libano-Française, Beirut

The site for the BLF New Headquarters is located in the heart of the Mar Mikhael district, that presents a mix of living, working and leisure uses. It is charged with the opportunity to be conceived as a hybrid development that interweaves the bank headquarters with public functions in order to rema...