Caruso St John have won the competition to design the new 23,000sq m building for the Bremer Landesbank head office in the Domshof, Bremen's historic market square.
Adam Caruso was interviewed for OASE Journal's edition on modernity. Emailing with the issue's editors, Tom Avermaete and Hans Teerds, he discusses the nuances of what it means to be 'modern' and how to engage with a cities architectural codes and conventions while adding to its definition of history.
The Bremer Landesbank Headquarters in Bremen has been nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award 2019.
Bremer Zentrum für Baukultur, Bremen, Germany
12 September 2011
Peter St John will be giving a lecture on the Bremer Landesbank at the Bremer Zentrum für Baukultur.
The Bremer Landesbank headquarters in Bremen is one of 62 projects longlisted for the 2018 RIBA International Prize. The winner will be announced in December 2018.
Renovation work continues at the Royale Belge in Brussels. The façade replacement of the tower has been completed, which replicates the original design but with an expanded insulation zone. Work on the podium façade is underway, with a series of new openings connecting it to the landscape. A large cut has been made in the base of the building making way for the new atrium and four new columns to support the existing diagrid roof have been added.