For OTTO Brewerytown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a two-building, two-phase project with 52 high-end, high-tech condo units, the designers used metal panels to create an eye-catching look for the building’s exterior. Phase one of the project was completed last year, and ground broke this February for phase two comprising 32 more units.
First inaugurated in 1938, the Helsinki Olympic Stadium, Finland, has reopened after an extensive modernization and rebuild. While the four-year renovation project was carried out with respect toward the stadium’s original modernist architecture, new functionalities have been added and comfort and safety have been increased to match the demands of the future.
Designed by Snøhetta, the new timber office building for trekking and travel company ASI Reisen, situated in Natters, Austria, is inspired by a symbiosis between nature and humanity. Surrounded by a lush exterior, the four-story structure combines timber frame construction with solid wooden elements to optimize material use and allow for the greatest amount of open floor plans.
Katerra has emerged as North America’s largest end-to-end mass timber design, manufacturing, and construction firm with the capacity to produce 185,000 m3 (653,3213 cf) of cross-laminated timber (CLT) annually.
Indie Studios, a cultural development project designed by Revive Architecture, converts a 3252-m2 (35,000-sf) former warehouse space in Atlanta, Georgia, into a creative, open-share studio environment. Designed by Laura Daniel, principal architect at Revive, the project incorporates healthy design trends and fresh-air elements. Daniel and her team wanted the indoor/outdoor experience to be a unique draw for Indie Studios.