Manama Post Office Rehabilitation by Studio Anne Holtrop Architects in Bahrain: a new concrete extension housing mailboxes and sorting facilities, the old concrete and steel façade removed
Controversial building design by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin, already criticised by the King, halted by new centre-right government, upholding Swedish court rule against construction. They ruled that the building “would affect the readability of Stockholm’s historical development as a port, shipping and trading city”.
Architects: OMA – Shortlisted for Mies van der Rohe 2017 Award. The Fondazione is not a preservation project and not a new architecture. Two conditions that are usually kept separate here confront each other in a state of permanent interaction – offering an ensemble of fragments that will not congeal into a single image.