Conversion of a ruin…Excerpts from Wienerberger’s Brick Book

By: HenrietaMoravcikova Featured Architect: PavolPanak, Bratislava Project: Conversion of a ruin Location: Cachtice, Slovakia Completion Date: 2009 Building’s purpose: Studio, weekend home Brick type: Facing brick During the 1990s, Slovakia experienced a radical shift from the stagnation of Communist Totalitarianism to the economic boom of an emerging market economy. In architecture,this social transformation was reflected in a loosening of all formal […]

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World’s First LEED v4 Certified Project

Haworth’s showroom in Beijing’s Parkview Green building has been recognized as the world’s first LEED v4 certified project, under the United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) new LEED version 4 beta program. Parkview Green is located in the Chaoyang District of Beijing. LEED v4 is the latest, and the most stringent of environment-focussed certification standards […]

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