Crematory in Igualada

Igualada, Spain Carme Pinós set up her own studio in 1991 after winning international recognition for her work with Enric Miralles. She has worked on numerous projects ranging from urban refurbishments and public works to furniture design. Her sharp approach to design, anchored by a constant focus on experimentation and research, has made her work […]


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Astana Train Station

Murat Tabanlioglu and Melkan Gursel, the practice focuses on residential, commercial, mixed-use, public and cultural projects realised mainly in MENASA, CIS and Europe, and lately in the USA. Tabanlıoğlu Architects has a long family tradition and is the culmination of over 60 years’ architectural experience. Tabanlioğlu Architects believes that one of the big issues inherent […]


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New Swiss Embassy Nairobi, Kenya

Description: The New Swiss Embassy in the Kenyan Capital of Nairobi, designed by Lucerne-based architects ro.ma (roeoesli & maeder gmbh, dipl. architekten eth bsa), is an architecturally superior building that represents Switzerland in an appropriate way, while also incorporating local building practices and using local companies. The embassy building shifts between an expression of civic […]


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Europe’s largest polycarbonate roof over the historic Śląski stadium

gmp has completed the conversion of the sports venue in Chorzów, Poland In the cultural and recreational park in Chorzów, Poland, the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have converted the Śląski stadium. Yesterday it has been officially inaugurated by a friendly match: On Tues- day, March 27, the Polish national squad played against […]


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Museum for Architectural Drawing

Construction of a new Museum, Berlin Location: Christinenstraße 18a, 10119 Berlin, Germany Client: Tchoban Foundation – Museum for Architectural Drawing, Berlin Gross floor area: 498 sqm Completion: 2013 Authors: Sergei Tchoban, Sergey Kuznetsov Architectural offices: SPEECH, nps tchoban voss Project partner and project leader nps tchoban voss: Philipp Bauer, Ulrike Graefenhain Art conservation consultant: Eva-Maria […]


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VTB Arena-Dynamo Central Stadium

Sports and entertainment complex, Moscow Location: Leningradsky Prospket 36, Moscow, Russia Client: CJSC Management Company Dynamo Total area: 206.210 sqm total capacity of football stadium: 26.319 total capacity of multifunctional area: 11.488 (hockey), 12.770 (basketball), 11.869 (concert events) construction: 2015-2017 Authors: David Manica (Manica Architecture), Sergei Tchoban, Sergey Kuznetsov, Nikolay Gordyushin (SPEECH) Chief architect SPEECH: […]


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Actor Galaxy

Mixed-use complex with apartments, Sochi Location: 105 A Kurortny Prospekt, Khostinskiy district, Sochi, Russia Client: MR Group Total area: 131.230 sqm Construction: 2010-2015 Project Authors SPEECH: Sergei Tchoban, Sergey Kuznetsov, Igor Chlenov Chief Architect SPEECH: Igor Chlenov Chief Engineer SPEECH: Igor Osokin Team SPEECH: Pavel Shaburov, Anna Mashkova, Vyacheslav Kazul Photographer: SPEECH (1), Aleksey Naroditsky […]


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Berlin Olympic Stadium

Reconstruction and Roofing, Germany Competition 1998 – 1st Prize Design Volkwin Marg and Hubert Nienhoff Managers of planning partnership Kemal Akay, Uwe Grahl General project manager Jochen Koehn Project leaders Martin Glass, Ivanka Perkovic, Alexander Buchhofer Client City of Berlin Construction period 2000–2004 Seats 76,000 Picture credit Page 109 Marcus Bredt Page 110/111 Marcus Bredt […]


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National Museum of China

Beijing, China Competition 2004 – 1st Prize Design Meinhard von Gerkan and Stephan Schuetz with Stephan Rewolle and Doris Schaeffler Project leaders Matthias Wiegelmann, Patrick Pfleiderer Chinese partner practice CABR Client The National Museum of China Construction period 2005–2010 Gross floor area 192,000 m² Picture credit Page 84 gmp Page 85 Christian Gahl Page 86/87 […]


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Polish National Stadium

Warsaw, Poland Competition 2007 – 1st Prize Design Volkwin Marg and Hubert Nienhoff with Markus Pfisterer Project leaders Markus Pfisterer, Martin Hakiel Co-operation with J.S.K. Architekci Sp. z o.o. and schlaich bergermann partner Client Narodowe Centrum Sportu Sp. z o.o. Construction period 2008–2011 Seats 55,000 Picture credit Page 76 Marcus Bredt Page 77 Krystian Trela […]


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