CET

JA+U : CET by ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd] ©ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd]

Photography courtesy of architect

JA+U : CET by ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd] ©ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd]

Photography courtesy of architect

The triangulated glass form spans the space between the refurbished brick warehouse buildings to create a large public atrium.

JA+U : CET by ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd] ©Romeo Reidl - Romeodesign

Photography by Romeo Reidl - Romeodesign

The project aims to revitalize the city center along the Danube waterfront.

JA+U : CET by ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd] ©ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd]

Photography courtesy of architect

JA+U : CET by ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd] ©ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd]

Photography courtesy of architect

At one end, the profile of the new structure mimics the facades of the warehouses, but as the form travels to the other end, it morphs into a much larger beast. The building appears to emerge from between the two buildings, like a breaching whale.

JA+U : CET by ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd] ©ONL [Oosterhuis_Lénárd]

Photography courtesy of architect

Beneath the scale-like glass facets, visitors can enjoy strolling between stores or attend cultural events in the head of this leviathan.

Top photo by Romeo Reidl - Romeodesign