Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'UNStudio' (3)

Eco-Friendly Building with Horizontal Fins



Amsterdam-based architects UNStudio have completed one of the most sustainable large office buildings in Europe. DUO² is the new headquarters for the Dutch national tax offices and the student loan administration in Groningen, the Netherlands. The 300 ft (92 m) building has a facade covered in horizontal fins to provide shade and reduce the need for artificial cooling. The structure includes 2,500… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 25, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Modern Architecture: Urban Library of the Future (4 pics)



Amsterdam-based UNStudio recently submitted this proposal for the Urban Library of the Future and Centre for New Media in Gent, Belgium. The project features a dynamic, flexible environment with an open landscape, several meeting areas, and a public plaza. The sleek and sexy building is fluid in form and includes "green" roof terraces that provide nature sunlight inside the… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 20, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Modern Architecture - Raffles City: Hangzou, China

Elegantly twisting, Dutch architect Ben van Berkel of UNStudio recently unveiled plans for a 60-story building with two towers in Hangzhou, China. Named Raffles City, the 300 square meter design will feature retail spaces, offices, housing, and hotel facilities.



Built to be environmentally friendly, the project incorporates natural ventilation principles,…

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Added by Eugene on July 20, 2009 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

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