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Museum Tonofenfabrik | Lahr, Germany

Lahr, Germany


The listed Tonofenfabrik, the old Clay Oven Factory, is situated in the historic centre of Lahr in Germany, close to the medieval castle ‘Storchenturm’ and the remains of the medieval town wall. The building is reinvented as a City Museum creating a destination for tourists and residents and connecting with the history and heritage of Lahr.

Ikareum: Lilienthal Flight Musuem | Anklam, Germany

Anklam, Germany


The Nikolai church, under monument protection and a built example of the regions brick gothic era is one essential part of the urban edge of the market square. Recovering the beautifully twisted steeple in its original height of 103m is of central importance to the rehabilitation of the town silhouette before its damage in the Second World War.

Berlin Botanical Gardens | Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany


The new visitor centre is understood as a part of the overall garden. The new entrance and visitor centre are organised as a sequence of happenings and moments connecting the existing geometries of the site with the new café, shop, exhibition and ticketing along the main route and reflecting the diagonal axis of the museum in the timber structure of the roof of the visitor centre.

National Gallery of Ireland: Masterplan | Dublin

Dublin, Ireland


The National Gallery of Ireland houses the National Collection of European and Irish Fine Art and has evolved over 150 years through a number of significant alterations and expansions. The masterplan guides the development of the Gallery bringing together its various wings into a coherent whole.

Palestinian Museum | Bir Zeit

Birzeit, West Bank, Palestine


The landscape of the Palestine has the ‘worked’ quality of a city; every element of it has been touched and tells a story of intervention, production, culture, environment and commerce. Like a city, the terraced landscape has embedded within it its history. The approach to the Palestinian Museum is to draw on this history of the terraced landscape, embedding the museum into its immediate site and drawing from this site to tell a larger story of a diverse culture.

The Grand Egyptian Museum | Giza, Egypt

Giza, Egypt


The site for the Grand Egyptian Museum is located at the edge of the first desert plateau between the pyramids and Cairo. It is defined by a 50m level difference, created as the Nile carves its way through the desert to the Mediterranean, a geological condition that has shaped Egypt for over 3,000 years.

Giant’s Causeway Visitors’ Centre | Northern Ireland

Antrim, Northern Ireland


The Giant’s Causeway lies in Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coast World Heritage Site, a landscape of cliffs formed by hexagonal basalt stones, agricultural landscapes and cliffside walks. Utilising the large difference in level across the site, two folds are created in the landscape. One, extending the line of the ridge, accommodates the building. The second, extending the level of the road, screens the car park from view.

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