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Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

Hong Kong West Kowloon StationImage courtesy of Aedas 

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station
Located: Hong Kong/PRC
Completed: in 2018

 

As the ‘gateway’ to Hong Kong, it is considered vital to connect the station with the surrounding urban context and make arriving or departing passengers aware that ‘I am in Hong Kong’.

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Les Lumières Pleyel

Les Lumières PleyelImage courtesy of SNØHETTA

Les Lumières Pleyel
St. Denis, France
Status: Ongoing

 

Together with Baumschlager Eberle, Chaix & Morel et Associés, Ateliers 2/3/4/, MARS architectes, Maud Caubet Architectes and Moreau Kusunoki, Snøhetta has been part of the team behind Les Lumières Pleyel, a large-scale and mixed-use development project situated in the Pleyel district of St. Denis, France.

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TAIWAN CHINPAOSAN NECROPOLIS

TAIWAN CHINPAOSAN NECROPOLISImage courtesy of Steven Holl

TAIWAN CHINPAOSAN NECROPOLIS
Located: Taipei, Taiwan
Complete in 2018

 

On a magnificent ocean view site 40 minutes from Taipei, the Necropolis of PaoSan requires a new arrival hall to serve the complex (with 10,000 existing burial sites) and a new pavilion for 150,000 additional ashbox sites. The arrival building will contain a 21 room hotel, a restaurant, a ceremonial chapel, an auditorium, and two small museums. The new pavilion will accommodate 1,000 people for ceremonial days, as well as 50 presiding Buddhist monks conducting ceremonies. There will be an adjoining amphitheater with seating for 5,000. All religions -Buddhist, Christian, etc. – are respected and accommodated in this Necropolis.

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Steve Jobs Theater

Steve Jobs Theater
Image courtesy of Foster+Partners

Steve Jobs Theater
Cupertino, United States of America
Status: Completed 2017

The Steve Jobs Theater embodies an extraordinary eight-year collaboration between Apple and Foster + Partners at Apple Park. Positioned atop a small hill, some way into the park, the Theater is reached via a gentle, winding walk through verdant parkland. This offers an opportunity to slow down before you begin a carefully choreographed sequence of architectural experiences.

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Taoyuan Airport T3

Taoyuan Airport T3
Image courtesy of Rogers Stirk Harbour+Partners

Taoyuan Airport T3
Taiper, Taiwan
Status: Under Construction

 

The design for Taoyuan Terminal 3 synthesises the practice’s previous major airport experience with the specific brief. It has brought together the flexibility of the single span, loose fit volume of Heathrow Terminal 5 with the warmth and human qualities of the flowing interior spaces of Barajas Terminal 4. The result is a unique, dynamic and fluid architecture that allows for easy adaption and future transformation of airport functions without compromising the passenger experience or the architectural integrity.

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15 HUDSON YARDS

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15 Hudson Yards
Location: NEW YORK, USA
Complete: 2018

 

The 70–story residential tower, comprising 106 affordable rental and 284 condominium units, anchors the southeast corner of Hudson Yards East at 30th Street and 11th Avenue. Opening in 2018, the tower will be the first residential building to open at Hudson Yards.

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Central Embassy

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Central Embassy
Bangkok, Thailand
Status: Completed 2017

 

Central Embassy brings a distinguishing new silhouette in the city, one that opens out both to the street and the skyline, and extends an invitation to the people of Bangkok and the world beyond.

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