MIMOA newsletter #10


Upcoming Feature: KMZ files

We're currently working on downloadable Google Earth Placemark files. It's a frequently requested feature and we'd like to show you our first design before adding it to the site. You can get a preview of the design on our weblog. Is this what you're thinking of? We'd like to hear your responses to this idea, to make sure that we're actually creating the right product. Read more >>


And the lucky number is ...

We’re proud to announce that we’ve become number 95 in the MKB Innovation Top 100, the list of most innovative companies of The Netherlands of 2008. Maybe it sounds a little bit disappointing, but since the election is mostly about innovative identifiable products, we think we did a really great job! Imagine us competing with a new structural staying system for balconies or production system to make sausages… Read more >>

Latest additions

Here's a selection of projects that have recently been contributed by MIMOA members:

ZGG Pavilion

A golden cover wallpaper with ornamental leaves cut out of it

ZGG Pavilion

address: Dieburger Strasse 31, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
architect: Angela Fritsch Architekten, Huellwerk

contributed by:
Hannes Freising, Trier, Germany



Antequera Judicial Seat

Contained and compact architecture, resulting in a longitudinal building

Antequera Judicial Seat

address: Av de Pio XII, E-29200 Antequera, Spain
architect: Laguillo and Schönegger
contributed by:
Eddea, Sevilla, Spain



Education Centre of European Park

The roof of the sculptural building is grass-lined and looks like a hill

Education Centre of European Park

address: Joneikiskiu 1, 15148 Vilnius, Lithuania
architect: Gintaras Karosas

contributed by: Piotr Krajewski, Szczecin, Poland



Tana Courthouse

Slanting walls make snow stay on the façades and transforms the building into an element of nature

Tana Courthouse

address: Tinghuset, 9846 Tana, Norway
architect: Stein Halvorsen Arkitekter

contributed by: Stein Halvorsen Arkitekter, Oslo, Norway



Caixa Forum Madrid

Conversion of a former power station, located in the cultural heart of Madrid

Caixa Forum Madrid

address: Paseo del Prado 36, 28014 Madrid, Spain
architect: Herzog and De Meuron
contributed by: Geert de Neuter, Leuven, Belgium



Palanga Dwelling Houses Complex

Buildings of different shapes and decoration

Palanga Dwelling Houses Complex

address: S. Neries gatve 9, LT-00134 Palanga, Lithuania
architect: UAB Palangos Statyba
contributed by:
Piotr Krajewski, Szczecin, Poland



12 towers in Vallecas

A closed block that is diluted in small towers

12 towers in Vallecas

address: Av. del Mayorazgo, 28031 Madrid, Spain
architect: nodo 17 Arquitectos
contributed by: Nodo 17, Madrid Spain


More information

MIMOA is a user generated Modern Architecture guide. It provides exactly the information you need to visit and find buildings, bridges, parks, squares, interiors and public art. Everybody can add projects, comment on them, rate project or add them to their favorites list. It is the best source of information for your city trip with all Modern Architecture in one view.


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