October 15, 2014
United Kingdom

30 St Mary Axe in London

Location: London, United Kingdom Area: 47,950 m² Year of completion: 2003 Purpose:  widely known informally as The Gherkin and previously as the headquarters of Swiss Re Building Awards: 2004 RIBA Stirling Prize, 2006 BD World Architecture 200...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 8, 2014
Norway

Norwegian Opera and Ballet House in Oslo

Location: Oslo, Norway Area: 38,500 m² Year of completion: 2008 Purpose:  home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway Awards: World Architecture Festival Cultural…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 1, 2014
United States

University of California in Davis, Davis Health & Wellness Center

Location: Davis, California, United States Area: 6,996 m² Year of completion: 2009 / 2010 Purpose: student health care, exam, treatment, education and office spaces, laboratory Awards: LEED-NC Gold 2012  …...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 30, 2014
Sweden

Väla Gård in Helsingborg

Location: Helsingborg, Sweden Area: 1,750 m² (2 buildings out of total 5 buildings) Year of completion: 2013 (2 out of 5 buildings) Purpose: office spaces and conference rooms Awards: Skåne Solar…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

Sweden

Stadsskogenskolan in Alingsås

Location: Alingsås, Sweden Area: 3,300 m² Year of completion: 2013 Purpose: daycare Awards: Swedish Passive house, FEBY 12 Zero Energy House   More information in Swedish (link here) and (link2 here)…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

Sweden

Trädgårdsstaden in Skövde

Location: Skövde, Sweden Area: 1,607 m² Year of completion: 2012 Purpose: daycare Awards: Passive house   Image by Petra Vladykova and John Woollett...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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June 29, 2014
Sweden

Södra Climate Arena in Växjö

Location: Vaxjö, Sweden Area: 3,600 m² Year of completion: 2011 / 2012 Purpose: tennishall with tennis courts, cafe, conference rooms, fitness, locker room and technical facilities Awards: Passive house  …...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 28, 2014
Sweden

Best Western in Årjäng

Location: Årjäng, Sweden Area: ? m² Year of completion: ? Purpose: hotel, conference center, bowling and restaurant spaces   News by Francesco Errico (link here)   Image by Francesco Errico...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 18, 2014
France

Habitat Développement Local (HDL) in Besançon

Location: Besançon, France Area: 2,036 m² Year of completion: 2008 Purpose: office spaces Awards: Passive house   News by Petra Vladykova (link here)   Images by Pascal Valladont...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 12, 2014
Sweden

Bengt Dahlgren in Gothenburg

The office building Bengt Dahlgren in Gothenburg, Sweden was finished in 2009 and it has an area of 4,113 m². The building was designed and built with the aim to…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 11, 2014
Poland

GPP Business Park in Katowice

GPP Businees Park in Katowice, Poland is also known as Goeppert-Mayer office building, named after a Nobel laureate. The business park consists of four buildings with area of  7,800 m²…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova