Soon after her studies in Regensburg, the trained architect relocated to Surabaya and Singapore, where she lived for 11 years, working in various fields of architecture, from housing construction and exhibition design to developing an educational concept for teaching architecture at the German European School Singapore. After moving back to Munich, Barbara Zettel worked as a site manager for a medical clinic project. In 2018, she shifted her focus to architectural journalism and has since been supporting the Detail team as an editor.
Photo: Adrienne Meister
Beneath the red canopy
Redesigned Bookshop at HKW by Sauerbruch Hutton
With minimal interventions and reused elements from previous exhibitions, Sauerbruch Hutton have transformed part of the entrance hall at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt [Engl.: House of the World’s Cultures] into a bookshop.
A ribbon of corten steel
Flugt – A Museum Devoted to Fleeing in Oksbøl by BIG
The Flugt museum has been developed on the grounds of the former Oksbøl refugee camp. In this project, BIG have connected the two long buildings of the hospital with a softly curving volume.
Environmentally Positive in the Woodland Park: The Plus
At the beginning of June, Vestre opens its new production facility in the middle of the Norwegian forest. The world's most sustainable furniture factory, designed by Bjarke Ingels Group, is the first industrial building in Norway to be classified as "Outstanding", the highest environmental seal of approval according to Breeam.