Surface Design

The courthouse in the Polish city of Siedlce impresses with its monumental dimensions and elaborate details. Architectural concrete plays the starring role.

Surface Design

White Collar Factory in London is inspired by masters of their profession and enriched by modern technology and high design standards. The combining element: concrete.

Surface Design

Corporate Architecture that is appetizing: A Swiss sauerkraut producer immortalizes his product on the façade of a new commercial hall.

Surface Design

The new indoor pool ’Big Dreesch’ in Schwerin replaces the outdated GDR building with a modern swimming pool.

Surface Design

At the 2 Girls Building in Melbourne, the lines between architecture and art are blurred - not just for viewers, but also for those involved in the project.

 

Surface Design

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...


The heated concrete benches by stayconcrete combine form and function with an unmistakable design. The concrete furniture radiates warmth - visually and literally.


Surface Design

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.


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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.


Surface Design

A simple geometric form dominates the façade of the new building in Chur. However, this supposedly simply detail was more complex to create and implement than you might think.


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