Argos Graz: Zaha Hadid and the eyes of Argos

The phrase “to watch something with the eyes of Argos” is an expression known to people who have a passion for the classics. Classical fans will also know “Argos” himself – the many-eyed giant of Greek mythology. The star architect Zaha Hadid based her design for the new building in the Burggasse in the city of Graz. In Hadid’s case, the numerous eyes were interpreted as a type of modern “perforated facade”with numerous bay windows and balconies. These offer the residents of the serviced apartment building a comprehensive view across the city centre – a super-modern facade design
The window: Past – Present – Future
The history of the window is as old as architecture itself. Originally as small as possible, in the early days windows were only intended to provide light and ventilation for buildings. Nothing has changed in these basic functions, however modern windows have significantly more functions
Newbuild, renovation or refurbishment?
Taking the step to owning your own property is a decision which must be considered carefully. Because when looking for your own home the question often pops up: Newbuild or renovation? Both versions have pros and cons. A newbuild has a particular advantage in terms of custom design and equipment of rooms
Building the building of the future today
Material innovations, new technologies and digitisation are the answers to new demands in urban building. AluKönigStahl Managing director Ewald Müller sketched out the most important future trends during an interview. Using aluminium and steel systems from the partners Schüco and Jansen, AluKönigStahl provides future-oriented solutions for the buildings of the future.