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5.5m x 5.5m / LVPH

  • Architects: LVPH
  • Location: Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Jérôme Humbert, Courtesy of LVPH

© Jérôme Humbert Courtesy of LVPH © Jérôme Humbert © Jérôme Humbert

Dominique Perrault Wins Competition for Esplanade Tower in Fribourg

© DPA / ADAGP
© DPA / ADAGP

Dominique Perrault Architecture, the French practice recently awarded with the opportunity to build a tower called The Blade in Seoul as part of Daniel Libeskind’s master plan, has now been announced as winner of a concept/construction international competition for the Esplanade Tower in downtown Fribourg, Switzerland.  The high rise is part of regeneration project of the Swiss Federal Railways at the site of the former Pilettes Station. More after the break.

In Progress: New Theater Equilibre / Dürig AG

Courtesy of Dürig AG
Courtesy of Dürig AG

Architects: Dürig AG Location: Fribourg, Switzerland Photographs: Courtesy of Dürig AG The project is the result of a competition won in 2001 for a new theater in the city center of Fribourg. The project will be completed at the end of 2011 and its auditorium is going to provide 700 seats for spectators.

Courtesy of Dürig AG Courtesy of Dürig AG Courtesy of Dürig AG Courtesy of Dürig AG

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