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23 Feb Schubert Club Band Shell

The Schubert Club Band Shell is a delicate anticlastic shell designed as a visual landmark for Raspberry Island in the Mississippi River running through the city of St Paul. This delicate roof structure is a double- curvature geometric form composed of glass and stainless steel…

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23 Feb Moire Tower

The conventional views of the surrounding landscape are layered with their own reflections as well as the optical pixelating effect created by the grid patterns on the glass of the Moir√© Stair Tower. The new Deutsche Post headquarters was designed by Murphy Jahn Architects as…

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23 Feb Glass Tube Field

A field of glass tubes inventively support a curtain wall between two new buildings by Foster + Partners, pushing the boundaries of glass. The project was initiated as a concept design to help define the public space in between two new buildings adjacent to the…

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23 Feb Light Tunnel

This simple architectural and narrative device simultaneously defines and unites the old Reichsbank Building that has been renovated as the German Foreign Ministry and its new extension. The spaces are linked by the Light Tunnel that is a liminal space between past and present, old…

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23 Feb Solar Light Pipe

The Solar Light Pipe makes the rhythm of the day and seasons perceptible by reflecting the changing light conditions within the building itself. The Solar Light Pipe is a Carpenter / Norris project, which introduces daylight deep into the building through its tall and narrow…

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23 Feb The Royal Opera House Bridge

This competition entry for a glass bridge creates an illusion of lightness and delight through a dialogue between materials, geometry and structure interacting with the phenomena of light. This bridge connects both buildings for the students to use back and forth on their way to…

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23 Feb Thuringia Passage

This design of an underground passage was part of a competition for a new office building complex. The Thuringia Passage links the three buildings and creates the illusion of shorter walkways across the connector. By introducing a continuous rooflight, the underground space is visually linked…

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23 Feb Periscopic Screen

Light is information about our surroundings. The presence of the new park is reflected onto the screen, and shimmering shifts in light and colour are captured on its surfaces. The viewer is made more aware of his or her own presence in this particular place…

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