Eckwerk
HighriseResidentialWork
HighriseResidentialWork
Project typeOffice, new work, residential, high-rise, new construction
StatusIn Progress
LocationBerlin, Germany
TimeOngoing
Size34,000m²

Eckwerk soughts to find solutions to current social, economic and ecological questions.

luxe lake towers china graft
ResidentialHighrise
ResidentialHighrise
Project typeMasterplanning of two highrises with nine towers with 246 residential units
StatusBuilt
LocationLuxe Lake Eco City, Chengdu, China
Time2016–2019
Size35,700 m²

The Luxe Lake towers are part of the Luxe Lake Ecological City development which features various types of residential and commercial waterfront properties within an extensive man-made lake landscape.

georgian railway HQ graft
Urban PlanningHighriseWorkExhibition / Stage
Urban PlanningHighriseWorkExhibition / Stage
Project typeOffice, high-rise, master plan, urban strategy
StatusCompetition
LocationTbilisi, Georgia
Time2017

As part of an innovative business corridor in the northern area of Tbilisi’s city center, GRAFT developed a master plan for the Didube Chughureti District that creates a dynamic, scenic landscape and a healthy work environment featuring a wide range of activities for visitors and residents. The development comprises a series of buildings that vary in scale and composition, reorganizing the site while simultaneously meshing it with the existing urban fabric.

old mill hotel belgrade
HospitalityAdaptive ReuseHighriseHistoric Preservation
HospitalityAdaptive ReuseHighriseHistoric Preservation
Project typeHotel, Adaptive Reuse
StatusBuilt
LocationBelgrade, Serbia
Time2013–2014

In the white city of Old Belgrade, near the banks of the River Sava, GRAFT transformed the historic building of the “Old Mill” into a 4-star hotel. The ambitious interior concept embraces the existing historical structure and enhances it with new materials, colors and shapes, bringing out its original qualities and creating a unique visual experience.

Family house Sankt Augustin
HospitalityHighrise
HospitalityHighrise
Project typeFamily house, hotel
StatusBuilt
LocationSankt Augustin, Germany
Time2012–2014
Size2,860m²

The Family House is a charity that provides space and a home for families whose hospitalized children are in the process of receiving medical treatment. The house, a dynamic bending structure, finds its resting position on top of a small hill in the surrounding topography.

Dalian Downtown -Youhao Square
Urban PlanningHighriseWorkResidentialSports and RecreationRetail
Urban PlanningHighriseWorkResidentialSports and RecreationRetail
Project typeMaster plan, urban strategy
StatusConcept Design Proposal
LocationDalian, China
Time2011

With the inclusive mix of living, shopping, creative offices, galleries, hotels, restaurants, cinemas, and night clubs, DOWNTOWN strives to become the new 24 hour lifestyle centre of Dalian.

yantai qidi science an technology park
Urban PlanningHighriseWorkCommercialResidentialSports and Recreation
Urban PlanningHighriseWorkCommercialResidentialSports and Recreation
Project typeMaster plan, urban strategy
StatusConcept Design Proposal
LocationYantai, China
Time2011

Yantai Qidi Science and Technology Park is planned as a world-class environment for technological development combining high-quality offices with living and leisure.

roppongi
ResidentialHighrise
ResidentialHighrise
Project typeMulti-family Condominium Structure
StatusDesign
LocationTokyo, Japan
Time2010

The AO-Project, a condominium in Tokyo, is an example of our approach to developing a design from internal and external parameters rather than according to preconceived notions of typology, visual language, or style. The project developed naturally in an evolutionary process, during which we designed the rules of interaction between specific parameters, rather than the object itself.

W Hotel New York
HospitalityResidentialHighrise
HospitalityResidentialHighrise
Project typeInterior re-design
StatusBuilt
LocationNew York, USA
Time2009
Size34,000m²

The W Hotel & Residences is the largest global-brand luxury hotel and residences project in downtown New York and the first W residential development in Manhattan. W Downtown is a 58-storey building with 255 hotel rooms, 233 condominium units, a restaurant, bars, lounges and open-air roof garden.

Desert Canyon
Urban PlanningHospitalityHighriseSports and Recreation
Urban PlanningHospitalityHighriseSports and Recreation
Project typeUrban development, mixed use
StatusDesign
LocationDubai, U.A.E.
Time2008
Size434,332m²

Conceived as a singular object, this project challenges the traditional city scale in a desert master development zoned for vehicles. While the density of program was a driving factor for this approach, it was primarily driven by the desire to create a large-scale interior world, detached from the surrounding developments.

Hotel Iveria
HospitalityHighrise
HospitalityHighrise
Project typeHotel, casino, high-rise
StatusBuilt
LocationTbilisi, Georgia
Time2008
Size34,200m²

The hotel and casino are a conversion of an existing 20-story high-rise building from the 1960s as a mixed-use facility. The project’s goal is to transform an urban landmark building of the so-called international style by anchoring it in the local environment of the city center and reconnecting it to the world of today.

Panorama Towers
HighriseResidential
HighriseResidential
Project typeResidential tower, interior design
StatusBuilt
LocationLas Vegas, USA
Time2007
Size111,000m²

GRAFT was commissioned to design all the public areas of this residential high-rise project and acted as a design consultant for the overall aesthetics of the towers. GRAFT designed a dynamic façade with a pronounced horizontal structure that reflects the idea of acceleration when passing by on the adjacent freeway.

Vertical Village
HospitalityHighrise
HospitalityHighrise
Project typeHotel, high-rise, urban planning, mixed use
StatusDesign
LocationDubai, U.A.E.
Time2004
Size390,000m²

Vertical Village is a residential, hotel, and entertainment development that harnesses the most powerful renewable energy source in the desert: the sun. Arranged to reduce solar gain and maximize solar production, the buildings are massed as self-shading slabs at to reduce low-angle sun penetration. A vast array of solar collectors is optimally angled toward the sun, facing the main public strip as a potent gesture of the development’s sustainable aspirations, which are confirmed by its LEED Gold rated performance.

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