Architecture, Projects

Hercule, a monolithic single-family house by 2001, juts like an iceberg from the ground

Luxembourg-based architectural practice, 2001 (, has completed Hercule, a monolithic concrete single-family house in Mondorf-les-bains, in the South of Luxembourg. Named after local hero John “Hercule” Gruen for its robust strength, the volume emerges fiercely from the ground like the tip of an iceberg: the stepping of the plot, a residual portion of land situated […]

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Architecture, House


The project is a renovation-extension of a villa of two screenwriters and their children located in Shunyi, Beijing. The initial client’s requirements were a volumetric expansion to accommodate new programs such as a double-height studio, roof terraces, an exterior projection space, a tea room and the transformation of the existing garden. The original structure, composed […]

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