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Nigel Lea joins Gensler as a Design Director

Gensler announced today that Nigel Lea has joined its London office as a Design ...

Architect appointed for next building at Coventry’s Friargate

Award-winning international architecture and urban design practice Allies and Mo...

Duravit launches third annual Designer Dream Bath competition

For aspiring and seasoned designers interested in winning Duravit bespoke bath p...

EVENTS

03.04.2015 

Amsterdam - Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfront 

Every Friday (3, 10, 17, 24 April and continuing) Crash Course & Tour along the Waterfron  ...read more

25.04.2015 

What is Luxury? 

The exhibition What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today. It addresses how luxury  ...read more

29.05.2015 

Berlin - Radically Modern: Planning and construction in 1960s Berlin 

The Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlinische Galerie, will reopen a  ...read more

04.09.2015 

MAISON & OBJET PARIS 

The key meeting place for professionals in the art of living brings together a 360° offer   ...read more

Zürich Zoo’s new elephant house features a striking wooden roof which blends into the landscape
The new elephant house in Zürich Zoo is embedded in the extensive landscape of the newly designed Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park. The characteristic element of the new elephant house is its striking wooden roof which blends into the landscape as a shallow free-form shell-structure. The roof dissolves into a transparent mazelike structure that establishes an organic relationship with the surrounding forest. In the interior the roof unfolds its atmospheric effect: as if through a canopy of trees the sunlight filters through the intricate roof structure generating constantly changing light atmospheres. The roof is designed as a shallow, free-spanning wooden shell. Prefabricated triple-layer panels were bent on-site into their form and nailed into position. The openings were cut out on-site from the massive wooden shell. The continuously changing façade structure consists of lamel

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