Office Building, Cartaxo, Portugal

Office Building, Cartaxo, Portugal

HEADQUARTERS FOR TAGUS GAS This new headquarters for Tagus Gás in Cartaxo, fifty miles from the Portuguese capital, is the country’s first office building to receive BREEAM certification. Designed by international practice Saraiva & Associados in partnership with consultants Ecochoice, the structure features an array of sustainability measures aimed at reducing its environmental impact and…

Wet fabric on a body

Wet fabric on a body

For two students from the Vienna University of Technology, the dream of every design student came true: the architect planning the SPAR Supermarket in Alland, Austria discovered their prototype for a three-dimensional façade panel that undulates like wet fabric. The bespoke shell lends the new construction a striking appearance.   What limits are there to…