Slotting into its industrial setting like a sleek ocean liner, the modern office building Imparo, while inexpensively constructed and technologically simple, brings and glamour and a sense of quality to an otherwise inauspicious commercial zone on the outskirts of Ljubljana.
Architect Abiro Location Ljubljana Vič - Slovenia Company involved voestalpine Stahl GmbH & Armat Website www.voestalpine.com/colofer
Sochi Olympic Cauldron
The centre of the circular Medals Plaza in Sochi, Russia, where the winners of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games received their medals, is occupied by a curiously shaped, glistening structure rising some 46m above the ground.
Credits: Dmitry Tararin | Alcoa Architectural Products® | Kalzip
Architect Dmitry Tararin Location Sochi - Russia Company involved Alcoa Architectural Products & Kalzip Website www.alcoaarchitecturalproducts.com
As the first regional offshoot of France’s biggest modern art space and a national cultural institution, the new Centre Pompidou-Metz is already helping to boost the economy of a struggling region. It has already become, according to several reports, France’s most visited cultural venue outside Paris.
Images courtesy of Centre Pompidou Metz - Photos by Didier Boy de la Tour
Architect Shigeru Ban - Jean de Gastines Location Metz - France Company involved 3A Composites (ALUCOBOND®) Website http://www.alucobond.com