The construction of the first high-rise buildings marked the beginning of the modern age. What started as a technical triumph became an expression of power and ego, and ultimately just interchangeable blocks. More than a century after their...
Infra-lightweight concrete opens up a whole new construction method for architects. It allows for optimum heat insulation at a low weight while meeting high visual standards. An article by researchers at the TU Berlin.
Alberto Veiga and Fabrizio Barozzi have been leaving their unmistakable tracks in the cities of Europe since 2004. FORMLINER spoke with Veiga about the architectural vision of the duo and the principles on which their collaboration is based.
Tackling anonymity and boredom with unique design: when designing the Forum Z office building, the architects strived to create a unique, inspiring façade. Custom formliners embossed a special texture into the concrete.