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Paris, Antwerp, Zwolle, and Bremen—the Atelier Kempe Thill works in these cities on the building typology of the urban villa, which today essentially characterizes housing in Western Europe as a vision of contemporary living. The projects presented in this publication are all based on this basic type of structure. However, very distinct interpretations develop from specific national and regional f
Villa urbaine / editor Atelier Kempe Thill ; with essays by Jean-Louis Cohen, André Kempe, Oliver Thill, Éric Lapierre
André Kempe 1968- Olivier Thill 1971-
Jean-Louis Cohen Eric Lapierre
Multiple languages, English, French
Berlin: Hatje Cantz, © 2017
155 p. : ill.
9783775742139 (hardback)
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715.8 (SISO) Architecten ; Architecten (ZIZO)

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About André Kempe

Atelier Kempe Thill is an architectural firm that includes Oliver Thill and André Kempe, originally from East Germany who graduated of TU Dresden. They are now based in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Thill won the Maaskant Prize for Young Architects 2005, and the firm designed the Dutch pavilion for a garden exhibition in Rostock, Germany in 2003 (The Hedge Building), and won design competitions for the renovation of the youth hostel in Prora (East Germany, 2004) and a "modest" concert hall in Raiding (Austria, 2005). According to the firm's website they have also constructed the HipHouse in Zwolle, a museum building in Veenhuizen, town houses in Amsterdam-Osdorp, terraced houses in Roosendaal, a town hall in Alblasserdam, a housing block in Amsterdam and other projects in a few European nations.


Special Mention European Prize for Urban Public Space 2010 (Open Air Theatre Grotekerkplein Rotterdam).

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