Frankfurt am Main

24 August 2015

Wolf D. Prix, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

The design of the new European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt combines a twisted double tower, which rises to 185 meters, integrated with the horizontal...

18 February 2015

Nebojša Čamprag, Technical University of Darmstadt

In contrast to US cities, which allowed construction of skyscrapers in central urban areas, the post-World War II development of western Europe generally involved new...

13 June 2013

Nathaniel Hollister, CTBUH

Due to the compact and historic nature of its cities, some unpopular designs, and an unfortunate association with public housing, Europe had historically been slow...

01 May 2011

Joana Gonçalves, Universidade de São Paulo (FAUUSP); Klaus Bode, BDSP Partnership

One of the main causes of energy efficiency failures is LEED rewarding projects for their predictions, but not for proving the savings. The operation of...

01 February 2009

Jason Pomeroy, Broadway Malyan

The effects of industrial capitalism and secularism have not only seen the fall of public man (Sennett 1976) but the slow disintegration of the public...