The two tower structures + urban complex was meticulously designed to reflect the local culture, create a people-centric yet unique biophilic environment, serving as a powerful metamorphic and symbolic tool. The buildings transform with the city’s atmosphere through the application of a custom fritted glass pattern which emulates Chinese bamboo when seen from afar. 2013-2018. Cooperation with FGP Architects, Chicago; Client: Shanghai Binjiang International Tourist Resort Dev. Co., Ltd.
On the ground of a former quarry and following thea subsequent use of a fair, an existing state garden exhibition became extended and restructured by the concept of Killesberg-Park as a "green joint" in between existing and new urban areas (residences "Forum K"). The concept of the park is to sculpture "grass pillows" in between paths. The "grass-pillows" generate a perception of space which is conditioned by a priority for "nature". 1999-2013, client: Town of Stuttgart/ Fürst Development
Built form arrangement and open spaces provide a variety of offers for meeting, gardening, celebrating ... in different types of architecture and common and private open spaces around two historically valuable, reused buidings, creating a noise-protected unit of space near a public park with organically laid paths and lowered areas of rain water retention.The quarter frames a former village core in Munich region. 2007-2015, Cooperation with UTZ Architects, Client HI Wohnbau, Munich
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