2408 IS LOOKING FOR TALENTED INTERNS AND JUNIOR ARCHITECTS

2408 IS LOOKING FOR TALENTED INTERNS AND JUNIOR ARCHITECTS

09.05.2018 |

As a young emerging practice, 2408 is looking for interns and junior architects to support us with domestic and international projects.

We are highly interested in talented and motivated people who enjoy working on design focussed projects. Our assignments are very versatile and you should be able to work both independently and in teams.

Please send your application with cv and work probes to job@2408.studio.

OPENING OF ICE BREAKERS EXHIBITION IN TORONTO, CA

OPENING OF ICE BREAKERS EXHIBITION IN TORONTO, CA

19.01.2018 |

Ice Breakers exhibition was opened on January 18 with an Opening Night Reception at Goodman’s Pub & Kitchen downtown Toronto, CA. Keynote speeches were held by the curators and the selected artists.

Together with the other selected installations 2408’s Black Bamboo will be on display at the Toronto Waterfront until March 18th.

URBAN BLOCK

URBAN BLOCK

Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

A shopping passage, four residential towers and an office building are combined to form this multi-functional block in Taizhou.
 
The distinguished masterplan corresponds to the triangular shape of the plot and reflects the site’s location in the city centre. A walkthrough and a small plaza on the inside open the block to the public.
 
Each typology is designed in a distinct style, yet the façades are harmoniously tied together by a balanced design. Glass, and dark metal panels contrast with the white cladding of the floor slabs and give the buildings a horizontal emphasis.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Taizhou, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Multifunctional Block
Status: Ongoing

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BLACK BAMBOO

BLACK BAMBOO

Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

Black Bamboo is an installation made from 90 bamboo poles.
 
The bamboo is arranged freely to a framework that forms an abstract cubic shape.
The cube is not massive, but only indicated by the framework. There is no clear boundary between the inside and outside.
 
Black Bamboo is accessible and invites visitors to walk or climb through it. Different routes allow everybody to participate according to their capabilities and likings.
 
Black Bamboo was awarded 1st prize and on display at the Toronto Waterfront from January 18th to March 18th 2018.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Toronto, Canada
Project Period: 2017 - 2018
Function: Art Installation
Status: Realized

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KINDERGARTEN NANJING

KINDERGARTEN NANJING

Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

The new Kindergarten of Nanjing Maritime University is situated on a very long and narrow plot. To ensure sufficient lighting we decided to group the classrooms into three separate houses. They are placed on top of the ground floor which does not only house shared rooms, like the assembly hall, special classrooms and kitchens, but also provides a generous roof terrace.
 
A broad corridor connects all rooms in longitudinal direction and also creates space for encounters and social interaction. The classrooms and bedrooms group around shared spaces designated to circulation, wardrobes and hygiene.
 
Light and modern materials dominate on the exterior while natural materials create different surfaces and impressions on the inside.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Nanjing, China
Project Period: 2018 -
Function: Kindergarten
Status: Ongoing

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GEM

GEM

Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

For this project we drew inspiration from China’s rich history of wooden architecture.
 
The design of a prefabricated wooden house is not only a chance to reintroduce wood as a sustainable building material. It also invites to explore the limits of prefabrication and to question the established standards. The project is prefabricated to a high degree, and at the same time is very different from the typical Chinese dwelling.
 
GEM was awarded Honorable Mention.
 
Type: Competition
Location: China
Project Period: 2014
Status: Honourable Mention
Function: Single-Family Home

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RING

RING

Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

North of Hangzhou an exhibition pavilion is to inform the visitors about the history and ecoscape of the wetland in the region of Deqing.
 
The pavilion is designed as a ring-formed structure which is set gently on the landscape. The lightweight steel construction spans the water expanse and is accessible via elevated gangways that are tightly integrated into the wetland’s walkabout.
 
The pavilion’s program consists of the exhibition area, a snack bar and reception zones. The panoramic windows allow different views and insights of the wetland.
 
Type: Commission
Location: Deqing, Zhejiang, China
Project Period: 2015
Function: Exhibition Pavilion

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BOX HOUSE

BOX HOUSE

Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

Marlegno, Italian manufacturer of prefabricated wooden houses requested in an international ideas competition for designs of a single-family home. The basic idea behind BOX HOUSE is to create a very simple kit, which offers countless possibilities of combination.
 
For BOX HOUSE we decided to stack the modules in a very expressive manner. We wanted very much explore the possibilities which are given by the timber. Several outdoor spaces enable a dialogue with the house’s environment. The façade elements are added in a way that produces different situations of prospects. The project was enlisted finalist.
 
Type: Competition
Location: Germany
Project Period: 2014
Status: Finalist
Function: Single-Family Home

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