Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden): Inspired by the Italian Renaissance, colorful geometric shapes adorn the outer facade of the Wingårdh Arkitektontor, creating a piece of functional art. The interior has ample floor space as the upper levels project over the lower. As a result, the building partially shades itself on sunny days.
Here are some photographs of the VitraHaus by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, which has opened at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany. Designed to display the furniture brand's Home Collection, the five-storey building consists of stacked volumes with pitched roofs covered in charcoal stucco. Each gabled end is glazed and cantilevers More