Cummins Station, USA

Cummins Station, USA

Dividing Fence The Track 13 Community Garden renovation transforms a defunct loading dock into a luxurious outdoor amenity. The site is situated in a sliver of space between Cummins Station, a historically registered industrial warehouseturned corporate office building, and the Gulch, one of downtown Nashville’s thriving neighbourhoods.   The building once accommodated freight trains, but…

Neptune Office Building, USA

Neptune Office Building, USA

Connecting Urban and Rural Neptune Office Building is articulated in long, extended parallel lines of layered materials: stone, glazing, Swisspearl panels, and steel flashing in tightly packed, overlapping panels. Interlocking forms protrude from the façade envelope covered by the timber-clad eaves overhang that protects the upper floor outdoor balcony. This 42,000-square-foot office building in Rogers,…

House M2, Italy

House M2, Italy

Climate House Patrick Zamariàn A multi-layered envelope, high-performance glazing and a photovoltaic installation on the roof significantly reduce energy expenditure in this luxury residence. The two apartments occupy an entire floor each and have access to spacious outdoor areas as well as a shared underground car park. Embedded in a magnificent alpine setting, but Mediterranean…

Bus Station, Slovenia

Bus Station, Slovenia

Floating urban structure This building in Velenje is a spacious bus station at ground level and offices and a parking garage on the upper floors. The superstructure is notable for its extensive white Swisspearl panelling that serves to unify the different sections. The irregular pattern of perforations creates a distinctive day and night contrast.  …