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ICÔNE, a new 18,800 square-metre office complex filled with light and greenery, in Belval Luxembourg, designed by Foster + Partners has broken ground.
Designed by Foster + Partners the Galeries Lafayette store in the heart of Luxembourg has opened. It is the architects’ first building to open as part of a major mixed-use development.
Metaform and Mecanoo, Luxembourg and Netherlands based architecture offices, have won a competition to design a new Velodrome and a Sports Complex in Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg.
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In this exuberant apartment building by Metaform architecture, art and architecture are found side by side. Graffiti by artist SUMO is integrated into the architectural design of the modish property.
Surrounded by disused blast furnaces and high-rise buildings the new Steelyard square forms the center of Belval Ouest. Seating areas and trees are grouped into islands in these former steel mill grounds.
Design: Metaform architects. When it comes to housing, one of the main problems people are facing in most urban areas today is a need to choose an apartment typology over single-family houses not because of their desire, but out of necessity.
Design: VALENTINY hvp architects. In the forest and wood region of Eifel, the cross-border mountain range in Rheinland Pfalz and Nordrhein-Westfalen in Germany, timber construction has a very strong tradition.
Design: Metaform architects
The new building is interwoven around the existing house, inspired by the Japanese art of origami. It resembles a folded sheet of paper that answers to the program requirements, while creating a relation with the old and opening up to the natural surroundings.
Design: dagli atélier d’architecture. The Kirchberg Hospital and the Clinique Bohler plan to build a new extension. For the maternity on the 3rd floor, the Clinique Bohler organized a limited competition among several architects, among which were an office from Paris and two from Luxembourg.
Design: be baumschlager Eberle. After a five-year construction period the “Maison du Savoir” has now been officially opened by Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and Luc Dhamen, director of Le Fonds Belval.
A new wine center and visitors’ facilities on an estate in Wormeldange, Luxembourg. As a result of extensive international success crowned by awards like the “best of Riesling 2010” and several gold medals, the winery has decided to expand and modernize its facilities.
Design by Richard Meier & Partners. The site for this private house is a sloped, wooded property located in an almost rural area that affords botch seclusion and panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.
The BOLLES+WILSON 2003 competition win for the New Luxemburg National Library is, after a five year hibernation, currently underway in the detailed design phase and will break ground in 2014.
Designed by architectural firm Atelier d’Architecture et de Design Jim Clemes sa., the new “Lalux” building is certainly striking. 2,500 aluminium louvres installed at varying intervals in alternating shades of gold, brown and bronze lend the building envelope a memorable rhythm.