architecture

Changchun High-Tech City

Changchun High-Tech CityImage courtesy of Henn

Changchun High-Tech City
Location Changchun, CN
Status Current
Year 2020

 

The metropolis of Changchun is to be given a new urban planning focus by 2020. As a new and key economic motor, high-tech companies are to act to enhance the traditional industrial structure in China’s north-eastern province.

Share on Pinterest








Submit

CLOU Architects repurpose boiler room into an airy gallery

CLOU Architects repurpose boiler room into an airy galleryImage courtesy of CLOU Architects

CLOU Architects repurpose boiler room into an airy gallery
Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
Complete year 2017

 

Originally built in 1982, CLOU Architects repurpose and transform this industrial boiler room into a public gallery in Taiyuan, China. In 2016, the building was stripped off its original structure and was finally converted into a showroom by the widely acclaimed architecture firm. Additionally, the 2000 sqm building includes a library, reading room, conference centre and a café, making it a target for all audiences.

Share on Pinterest








Submit

1940’s Pipefitter’s Building transformed to pair with wedding dresses

1940’s Pipefitter’s Building transformed to pair with wedding dressesImage courtesy of Proscenium | Architecture & Interiors inc.

1940’s Pipefitter’s Building transformed to pair with wedding dresses
North Vancouver, Canada
Completed 2017

 

Proscenium | Architecture & Interiors inc. worked with the City of North Vancouver to renovate the Pipe Shop Venue at the Shipyards into an adaptable and desirable community event space.

Share on Pinterest
There are no images.








Submit

wHY chosen to complete Landmark Ross Pavilion next to Edinburgh Castle

wHY chosen to complete Landmark Ross Pavilion next to Edinburgh CastleImage courtesy of wHY

wHY chosen to complete Landmark Ross Pavillion next to Edimburg Castle
Edimburg, Scotland
Complete year 2018

 

wHY chosen to complete Landmark Ross Pavilion next to Edinburgh Castle. US firm wHY has been selected ahead of David Adjaye, Bjarke Ingels, and Sou Fujimoto to complete a new building on a historically significant site in Edinburgh, Scotland. Seven competing proposals were put forward for the ‘Ross Pavilion’, a new landmark structure commissioned to revitalize the city’s west princes street gardens.

Share on Pinterest








Submit

Rever & Drage Architects perches Kvåsfossen Visitor Center on a clifftop

Rever & Drage Architects perches Kvåsfossen Visitor Center on a clifftopImage courtesy of Rever & Drage Architects

Rever & Drage Architects perches Kvåsfossen Visitor Center on a clifftop
Southern Norwegian village of Kvås
Complete year 2017

 

Oslo-based firm Rever & Drage has completed a visitor center that occupies a clifftop location in the southern Norwegian village of Kvås. With a form that references the region’s vernacular architecture, the building is sandwiched between a main road and a waterfall, and is surrounded by dense oak woodland. Perched on the rugged terrain overlooking the Lynga river, the structure sits low in the landscape and is topped with a sloping, eave-less roof.

Share on Pinterest
There are no images.








Submit

KGX – King’s Cross Central

KGX - King's Cross CentralImage courtesy of Steve de Vriendt

KGX – King’s Cross Central
King’s Cross, London
Size 80.819 m2  

Status: In Progress

 

Centrally located in King’s Cross and adjacent to the city’s largest station, Google’s London headquarters will be its first wholly owned and designed building outside the United States.

Share on Pinterest








Submit

THE SAX – MVRDV won the international architectural competition

MVRDV won the competition for The SaxImage courtesy of dezeen

THE SAX – MVRDV won the international architectural competition
Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Year: 2017

 

Rotterdam’s harbour basins and quays form an important historical reference for the port city’s heritage, with Wilheminapier firmly established as one of its most popular and spectacular areas. Since 2015, development partners BPD Bouwfonds Property Development, Ontwikkeling B.V. and SYNCHROON Ontwikkelaars in consultation with the municipality of Rotterdam, have been working on the development of residential buildings Philadelphia & Havana.

Share on Pinterest








Submit