Alpenchic is an energy-efficient home located in the small Bavarian town of Poing near Munich, Germany. The modern alpine home inspired by Bauhaus architecture was designed by Baufritz.
Autostadt is a popular tourist attraction featuring a museum, pavilions, factory tours and the two Car Towers where new cars can be picked up.
The impressive Car Towers at the Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany are used for storage for new Volkswagens. The two 60 meter/200 ft tall glass car silos are connected to the Volkswagen factory by a 700 metre underground tunnel. When cars arrive at the towers they are carried up at a speed of 1.5 metres per second.
The AquaDom is a breathtaking cylindrical glass aquarium located inside the Radisson Blu Hotel in Berlin-Mitte, Germany. It is within the DomAquarée complex which houses a hotel, a restaurant, offices and the aquarium Sea Life centre. Visitors can watch the feeding of the fish and the cleaning of the fish tank performed by divers every day. The AquaDom is the largest cylindrical tank in the world, containing 1,500 tropical fish of 97 species, coral reef in over 1 million litres of water.
25Hours Hotel HafenCity located in the HafenCity district in Hamburg, Germany is a radical re-imagining of a seaman’s home in a foreign habour. HafenCity is one of the largest rebuilding projects in Europe in the 21st century, reviving and reinventing Hamburg’s old harbour quarter into a hip urbanscape.
25Hours Hotel HafenCity — a contemporary hotel with 170 cabin-style suits — draws from the rich maritime history of the area. The interior design with vintage furniture, naval accessories and elements from the shipbuilding industry create an atmosphere inspired by stories of dangerous passages, romantic encounters, wild storms, and a classic tale of a sailor living in the harbour’s underbelly.
Architect Susanne Nobis designed this beautiful and tranquil minimalist house by Lake Starnberg, in Berg, Germany near Munich. The residence, which Nobis designed for her own family to live in, is a twin wooden house in the style of a traditional boathouse. The long and narrow house appears transparent due to the floor-to-ceiling large windows.