Archinect - News 2014-07-23T14:15:57-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/102556267/a-tale-of-two-extensions A tale of two extensions Alexander Walter 2014-06-23T14:45:00-04:00 >2014-06-23T14:47:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4a/4a1312ccb22270fb13be41c0dddd2883.jpg" width="514" height="362" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Switzerland&rsquo;s two largest art museums are building extensions, although Basel is moving faster than its neighbour and sometimes rival, Z&uuml;rich. In Basel, construction is proceeding apace on the Kunstmuseum&rsquo;s project, across the street from the original museum. [...] Meanwhile Z&uuml;rich&rsquo;s Kunsthaus has become embroiled in a dispute which has halted work this month. The Swiss environmental group Archicultura is objecting, and permission to build is being withheld by a canton court.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/64075674/basel-aquarium-entry-by-hhf-and-burckhardt-partner Basel Aquarium Entry by HHF and BURCKHARDT+PARTNER Alexander Walter 2012-12-24T14:01:00-05:00 >2012-12-28T11:44:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/75/75w6ahpo1nbt7wfr.jpg" width="514" height="377" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Only a few days ago, we published the winning entries of the Basel Ozeanium Aquarium competition with Boltshauser Architekten taking the First Place. Here is now also the winner of the Second Place, the entry "Watergate" by collaborating Swiss firms HHF and BURCKHARDT+PARTNER.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/63338891/boltshauser-architekten-wins-basel-aquarium-competition-zaha-hadid-only-3rd Boltshauser Architekten Wins Basel Aquarium Competition, Zaha Hadid only 3rd Alexander Walter 2012-12-13T14:26:00-05:00 >2012-12-16T22:01:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f2qbkago1vpim6jv.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the international architectural competition for the new 'Ozeanium' Aquarium in Basel, Switzerland, the proposal 'Seacliff' by Boltshauser Architekten has been selected as the winning entry. The Zurich-based firm beat out tough competition from big architectural names, like Zaha Hadid Architects, who came in third, or David Chipperfield Architects, MVRDV, and Behnisch Architekten who only made the shortlist.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>