Wesselkvartalet Marziale
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Roof and façade

architectum issue 34

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Single-family house

The floating house

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Reference Rénovation Salle Laurent Prévost - Santes
© Frédéric MIETTE / PHOTOTANDEM / ART Architecture Angélique Thomas

Public building

A dialogue between past and present

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Brick - EW0491 Magma - EW0103 Raps - Citadellskajen, Malmoe
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Apartment building

Yellow tradition with a modern twist

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A melodic architectural recital

Vigsnæs+Kosberg++Arkitekter created the Wesselkvartalet residential, office and business centre, a charismatic monument in Norway. In this interview, the architects explain the process.

© Wienerberger Österreich GmbH
Refined modernisation

Original, exquisite and retro: the press house building of a historic winery in southern Styria was equipped and renovated with a wood-brick combination.

© Sebastijonas Petkus
The floating house

Wrapped in an elegant grey mantle, a “broken” house with an unusual layout became a family dream in Lithuania.

© Ossip van Duivenbode
15 buildings, 15 different characters

Is this the Netherlands or is it New York? The 15 brick buildings in the Little C project, Rotterdam, have a real big city vibe.

© Wienerberger / Fotografie Dietmar Strauß
Tiny footprint, spacious building

Elegant, extra-slim and above all sustainable: The Eco-brick® was used to create this house where every millimetre of space counts.

© Wienerberger AB
Yellow tradition with a modern twist

In the new residential area of Citadellskajen in Malmö, Sweden, bricks were laid with the rough back surfaces facing outwards to create dynamic façade details. 

© Wienerberger d.o.o.
A feel-good place, away from it all

From a secluded country house to a modern, eco-friendly second home: Zagreb architect Roko Dropuljić shows how it can be done with his private house in Samobor. 

© Niels Nygaard Photography
A strong connection to history

Alternating blunt and pointed processing: Sand-colored brick facade around German history in Denmark.

© Géraldine Bruneel / Foncière Logement
How a building sets sail

An eye-catcher with a multi-faceted shape and dazzling facade gets maximum living space out of a small plot in Paris.

© Egernsund Wienerberger A/S
500 special bricks for an icon

Custom-made bricks for an iconic building: after 134 years, the listed customs house in Toldboden, Denmark, has been restored true to the original.

© ©Wienerberger GmbH / Kloepperfotodesign
A designer roof adorns a historical building

The Koramic V11 design tile in anthracite black creates a multifaceted play of light on the roof of the "Lönshaus Zooviertel" in Hanover.

© Grégory Tachet
A building with three façades

Three-facade house: an ecologically designed learning space was newly created in Otterswiller.

© Wienerberger Finland
Monochrome waves

The Bysa & Sandis complex surges over an area of 14,000 m2 and this Helsinki apartment building – containing 144 individual apartments – is truly striking.

© markhamiltonphotography 2020
A brick goes down under

Where to start when you have to design a luxurious new family home in the middle of a dairy farm amongst the green, rolling New Zealand countryside? In this case the answer to the question soon became obvious: with the brick.

© ? Gregory TACHET / 2019 Gregory tachet
Concealed technology, visible architecture

ASP Architecture specialise in timber structures with high ecological added value. They received multiple awards for the design of social housing in the village of Plainfaing in the French area of Vosges. 

© Terje Ugandi / Wienerberger AS
Small town sees the big picture

A courageous decision: The municipal council of Suure-Jaani invested in a new health & wellness centre in the middle of town to improve the quality of life and to counteract the depopulation of this small Estonian town. 

© Wienerberger / Jens Willebrand
When "simple" becomes "extraordinary"

“Less is more” was the philosophy that informed the design of this detached family home near Cologne.

© Wienerberger
Triangle with rounded corners

This was no easy task: The new office complex of German state rail operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) was to be implemented on a triangular plot of land and in the middle of a prominent location in Hanover.

© Wienerberger Österreich GmbH
Tiled chalets for dream holiday

The 20 chalets with grey and white building shells are surrounded by an unspoilt natural environment and evoke the holidays of bygone times.

© OOO “Wienerberger Kirpich”
Design towers dressed for the occasion

Black, red, gold – no, it’s not the German flag, but an extraordinary architectural project in Moscow that originated as a small black square.

© Norbert Tukaij
Connecting by dividing

How can six residential units be designed to form one large entity yet still retain the welcoming look of individual buildings?

© Hundven-Clements Photography
A composition in six-part harmony

Right in the historical city centre of Stavanger you will find six distinctive and, apparently, separate buildings. Only on closer inspection will you notice that they are internally connected and form a single unit. 

© Wienerberger Ceramika Budowlana Sp. z o.o.
Architecture in a historical setting

The Puro Kazimierz Hotel, which in 2018 opened in Kazimierz, the former Jewish district of Cracow, was quickly noticed and acclaimed not only by the Polish press but also European publicists.

© Alain-Marc OBERLE
A perfect whole

How can contemporary architecture best be designed to fit in with its surroundings? This detached house in France, answers that question.

© Norbert Tukaj
The three sisters

A riot of minimalism – a description that sums up the design of these three sister buildings in the Lithuanian residential district of Raudondvaris.

© Wienerberger Österreich GmbH
A tasteful design

The LeBurger restaurant in Wiener Neustadt seized the opportunity to express its philosophy both inside and out. 

Lyökkiniemi family houses, Espoo
© Wienerberger Finland / Arsi Ikäheimonen

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