Black Box II, Canada

Black Box II, Canada

Enlarged and Enhanced Black Box II is the latest in a series of micro-additions that significantly impact existing buildings. Conceived as a giant jewelry box, large openings blur the boundary between interior and exterior, revealing its treasure of fine craftsmanship through the playful use of complementary surface materials. This project is featured in the Swisspearl…

Giddings Avenue, USA

Giddings Avenue, USA

UPGRADED AESTHETIC This project elevates its neighborhood’s existing design paradigm by implanting a modern canon that bridges the residential and commercial scales of the West Annapolis neighborhood. The structure’s linear planks quite literally reflect the scale of residential siding and – perhaps a bit more abstractly – what one would find on the hull of…

Fiera Milano Executive Offices, Italy

Fiera Milano Executive Offices, Italy

Horizontal Tower The result of an international limited competition, this administration building by 5+1AA complements the sprawling grounds of the Milan Trade Fair in Rho. Dubbed the ‘horizontal tower’ by its designers, the structure combines two separate buildings within one envelope, intertwining horizontal and vertical design principles to create a sitespecific and highly evocative new…