An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about timisoara

Project • By Heim Balp ArchitektenOffices

MCE Astoria Factory and Office building

Heim Balp Architekten has designed the new ASTORIA MCE industrial plant and company headquarters for the eastern markets in Timisoara, Romania. The complex is one of the two main sites for the production of professional coffee machines for Astoria, the historical brand of the italian coffe machine culture, and the world's third professional coffee machines manufacturer for production amount. The MCE company, that belongs entirely to the Astoria Group, began its manufacturing activities in Timisoara at the end of 2002. With the construction of the new plant the production has strongly increased its production capacity. The design by Heim Balp Architekten meets the main client’s request for a new layout, so as to increase the daily production... More

Project • By Parasite StudioHousing

C house

The house is situated in one of Timisoara's marginal neighborhoods, in a recently constructed zone – heterogeneous in terms of volumes, their alignment and colours. Thus, we proposed a simple black and white volume. The chosen volume serves a double purpose: emphasizing the building in the given context and concealing the interior and exterior private space from the street. The white color highlights the volume's horizontal/ vertical dynamics, and the black color has the role of visually stretching the openings and emphasizing the openings. The facades have different dynamics in relation with their cardinal orientation. The main facade faces east, and it accentuates the horizontality of the volumes, following the street dynamics. The sout... More