Heike Kappelt was born in 1963 in Gera and studied civil engineering at the Technical University in Dresden. Relocating to Bavaria on1 May 1987 represented a radical “system change” for her. After gathering journalistic experience at different publishing houses, she worked in public relations for various companies and professional associations, focusing on construction, construction IT, and architecture. In 2016, she joined the Detail projects team and is now an editor.
Foto: Jonas Kappelt
A rock formation at the confluence
Residential Complex by MVRDV in Rennes
In Rennes, MVRDV have erected the Ilot de l’Octroi residential complex. The polygonal passive-energy buildings are covered in thousands of tiles; the architects have connected the surfaces, colour gradations and shapes of these tiles with the surrounding environment.
Cersaie 2022: The 1970s are Back
From 24 – 30 September, 624 exhibitors presented their product highlights at the trade-fair grounds in Bologna. The number of visitors to this year’s Cersaie approached pre-COVID levels. There are more trends than ever, and sustainability is no longer a niche subject.
A new building for Gropiusstadt
The TLW Residential Ensemble in Berlin by Eike Becker Architekten
The three-part TLW residential ensemble in the Gropiusstadt quarter of Berlin-Neukölln is complete: the first tenants have moved into their apartments. The design was prepared by Eike Becker Architekten.
Public space by the sea
Tallinn Cruise Terminal by Salto Architects
For Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, Salto Architects have designed a terminal building that significantly enhances the public space at the harbour. It counts among the region’s most modern and sustainable terminals.
Unaufgeregte Dynamik: Europazentrale der Sony Music Group in Berlin
Mit der Europazentrale für Sony Music in Berlin-Schöneberg haben Gewers Pudewill Architekten eine 8000 m2 große Nachkriegslücke geschlossen.