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25Hours HafenCity Hotel Recycles Maritime Paraphernalia & Shipping Containers Into Eclectic Decor

25Hours HafenCity Hotel Recycles Maritime Paraphernalia & Shipping Containers Into Eclectic Decor

To get the right look inside, the design team actually interviewed a number of sailors to learn more about their experiences and their work. The decor then takes direct inspiration from their interviews,

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Der Spiegel Moves Into New Green Headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity

Der Spiegel Moves Into New Green Headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity

By Spiegel's own account, its old headquarters had become so cramped that the television unit was forced to relocate to a nearby building. By contrast, the new 13-story building feels roomy and light,

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Construction Crawls Ahead on Herzog + de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg

Construction Crawls Ahead on Herzog + de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg

Planning for the building began in 2003; the cornerstone was officially laid in 2007; and construction got rolling in 2008. Although workers officially topped off the building in April 2010, it's still

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Coffee Plaza: Striking Oval Building Features An Innovative Louvered Facade

Coffee Plaza: Striking Oval Building Features An Innovative Louvered Facade

The 165,000 sq ft oval-shaped tower sits between the park and the plaza and becomes a hub of city activity. Twelve floors of office space are supported by an underground garage and topped off with a

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Gleaming White, Cubic Apartment Building Helps Redevelop HafenCity In Hamburg

Gleaming White, Cubic Apartment Building Helps Redevelop HafenCity In Hamburg

LOVE architecture won a competition to design the apartment complex, which was completed in 2008 as part of a massive redevelopment of the once derelict 157 hectare, waterfront district. The seven story

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Unilever’s Energy Efficient Office is One of the Greenest in Europe

Unilever’s Energy Efficient Office is One of the Greenest in Europe

The interior of the Unilever HQ is designed like a vertical village. Multiple levels connect to each other, lacing throughout the huge daylit atrium. The spa, stores, and café on the first floor are open

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Green Der Spiegel Headquarters Tops Out in Hamburg

Green Der Spiegel Headquarters Tops Out in Hamburg

Der Spiegel Headquarters is a 50,000 square-meter project comprised of two buildings: one for Der Spiegel and another, the Ericus-building, for other offices. The new headquarters is located nearby the

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