Materials and Finishes
The character of a building can be decisively influenced by the materials used in its construction and the surfaces created. When interviewed for DETAIL, the Slovenian firm Dekleva Gregoric emphasized that architecture is a discipline »characterized by materials«. Their oeuvre is diverse, and each building showcases a different material.
Prefabricated building covers an enormous range, combining standardized elements with individual architectural expression.
Flexibility and corporate design, as well as the integration of research, development and production, continue to gain significance for the design of industrial buildings.
As one of the few transparent building materials, glass is definitely here to stay.
»Concept« Assembly Spaces
Places of public assembly are of great social importance for towns and cities. They generate a sense of identity and often form urban nodes.