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Sonnenhof complex by J. Mayer…

Architecture | July 17, 2015

Image courtesy of  J. Mayer. H. Sonnenhof complex by J. Mayer H.  Located in the german university town of Jena, ‘sonnenhof’ is a mixed use development consisting of four new buildings with both office and residential programs. It consists of four new buildings with office and residential spaces. Read more


Hanhai Dongfeng Town by Amphibianarc

Architecture | July 15, 2015

Image courtesy of Amphibianarc Hanhai Dongfeng Town by Amphibianarc Located in the upmost residential district of Northwest Zhengzhou, the Dongfeng City project constitutes a radical interpretation of shopping mall, setting a precedent in the region for contemporary urban development. This 350,000 sqm building covers nine levels of retail and family entertainments, an elevated fountain plaza, […] Read more


BIG’s shelters for Västerås Travel…

Architecture | July 2, 2015

Image courtesy of BIG BIG’s shelters for Västerås Travel Center Danish firm Bjarke Ingels’ architecture office BIG has revealed their innovative proposal for the Västerås Travel Center in one of Sweden’s largest cities. the aim of the project is to replace the existing station with a scheme that establishes a seamless connection between the city’s […] Read more


Tor di Valle – Rome

Architecture | July 1, 2015

Tor di Valle – Rome Located on 100 hectares/247 acres site that was the former home to Rome’s hippodrome, the 287,000 square meter business park is developed by Eurnova SRL (Roma). The business park is part of a larger master plan conceived by Studio Libeskind in collaboration with Meis Studio (New York) that includes the […] Read more


“Aria & Avia” designed by…

Architecture, Design | June 26, 2015

“Aria & Avia” designed by Zaha Hadid “Aria & Avia” combine dramatic architectural features with the intrinsic weightlessness of the materials from which they are made. Read more


The Tip of an Iceberg

Architecture | June 24, 2015

Image courtesy of Simon Menges The Tip of an Iceberg The Tip of an Iceberg – The Szczecin Philharmonic Hall. Read more


Uber Headquarters

Architecture | June 19, 2015

Uber Headquarters SHoP, with Studio O+A, will design Uber’s new headquarters in the Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco. The project’s goal is to bring this developing stretch of Mission Bay into step with the successful, human-scaled urban environments for which San Francisco is so famous. Read more


Guggenheim Helsinki by Attitude Architecture

Architecture | June 17, 2015

Image courtesy of Stefan Nita-Erdely-Harko Guggenheim Helsinki by Attitude Architecture Helsinki sits where the Baltic Sea intertwines with the shore of the Gulf of Finland, on a peninsula and 315 islands. The unique scenery acts like a picturesque backdrop for the stylistically varied existing architecture. The city presents itself as an open air museum to the tourists, […] Read more


Architecture Film “The Learn’d”

Architecture | June 16, 2015

Image courtesy of Victor Vroegindeweij Architecture Film “The Learn’d” A striking architecture film takes a poetic look at the new Educational Centre of the Erasmus MC academic hospital in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Directed by Victor Vroegindeweij, the film itself was commissioned by KAAN Architecten on the occasion of the building being nominated for this year’s European […] Read more


Graz Main Station 2020 by…

Architecture | June 15, 2015

Image courtesy of Zechner & Zechner Graz Main Station 2020 by Zechner & Zechner Graz Central Station, with 30,000 travellers per day, is one of the most important transport hubs in Austria. Read more


Pterodactyl by Eric Owen Moss

Architecture | June 11, 2015

Image courtesy of Eric Owen Moss Pterodactyl by Eric Owen Moss The Pterodactyl is an office building for an advertising agency atop a parking garage in a complex of new and remodeled buildings in Culver City, Los Angeles. The perceived relationship of the two uses from the primary west elevation emphasizes the office building presence […] Read more


The new Swarovski Kristallwelten by…

Architecture | June 10, 2015

Image courtesy of Snøhetta The new Swarovski Kristallwelten by Snøhetta Swarovski Kristallwelten (Swarovski Crystal Worlds) was the first time opened in 1995 and since then the touristic destination has become one of Austria’s most popular attractions with an average of 600.000 visitors annually. Read more


Esfera City Center by Zaha…

Architecture | June 8, 2015

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Esfera City Center by Zaha Hadid From a client brief that originally called for 12 homogenous residential towers, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has proposed an alternative community-orientated design comprised of a low-rise, yet high-density residential building of 981 apartments with accommodation around three sides of the rectangular site. Read more


Fondazione Prada’s new Milan venue…

Architecture, Design | May 26, 2015

 Image courtesy of Fondazione Prada. Photo courtesy of Bas Princen Fondazione Prada’s new Milan venue by OMA The new Milan venue of the Fondazione Prada, seven years in the making and designed by OMA, opened to the press and on May 9 to the public. The project, led by Rem Koolhaas, Chris van Duijn and […] Read more


Daniel Libeskind. The Vanke Pavilion…

Architecture | May 19, 2015

Image courtesy of Hufton+Crow Daniel Libeskind. The Vanke Pavilion at Expo 2015 The corporate pavilion for Vanke China explores key issues related to the theme of the Expo Milano 2015, “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. The concept for the Vanke Pavilion incorporates three ideas drawn from Chinese culture related to food: the shi-tang, a […] Read more


UAE Pavilion Milan Expo

Architecture, Design | May 14, 2015

Image courtesy of Foster & Partners UAE Pavilion Milan Expo The national pavilion for the United Arab Emirates occupies a large site close to the centre of the Milan Expo and is accessed via its main circulation axis, the decumanus. From here, visitors are drawn into the mouth of a canyon-like space, defined by two […] Read more


Oxygen Eco-Tower by Progetto CMR

Architecture | April 28, 2015

Image courtesy of Progetto CMR Oxygen Eco-Tower by Progetto CMR Oxygen Eco-Tower: an icon of Made in Italy in the world. March 10th, Cannes. At the Italian Pavilion of Mipim 2015, Giovanni Giacobone presented the residential tower designed by Progetto CMR, one of the protagonists of the MIPIM Awards 2015 competition, in the category “Best […] Read more


Folie Richter by MVRDV Architects

Architecture | March 25, 2015

Image courtesy of MVRDV Architects Folie Richter by MVRDV Architects Since the 18th Century, the follies of Montpellier have been markers for the architectural history of the city. The Follies helped to add new ways of living, new features, new programs in the city, giving it a significant value and broadening its appeal for both […] Read more


Uppsala Power Plant | BIG…

Architecture | March 13, 2015

Image courtesy of BIG Uppsala Power Plant | BIG Architects The city of Uppsala invited BIG to design a biomass cogeneration plant to supplement Uppsala‘s existing energy infrastructure during the peak loads in the dark and cold fall, winter, and spring. With its beautiful old town, home to the oldest university in Scandinavia and the […] Read more


wonderWALL by LIKEarchitects

Architecture, Design | March 5, 2015

Image courtesy of LIKE Architects. Photo by Fernando Guerra wonderWALL by LIKE Architects wonderWALL is an exhibition space designed to receive the masterpiece The Pool by Jen Lewin in Colombo Shopping Mall, in Lisbon, Portugal, built with approximately 20,000 strips of white and black fabric. Read more


Ekimetrics by Estelle Vincent

Architecture | March 2, 2015

Image courtesy of Arnaud Schelstraete Ekimetrics by Estelle Vincent Both young and dynamic, expert in marketing / media and involved in art, Ekimetrics company wanted to create a place in its image. Situated on a 1000m2 plateau, a ranked side Champs Elysées, the new headquarters of Ekimetrics consists of both large closed offices, 2 opens […] Read more


“Wind Pecker” by Goetz Schrader

Architecture | February 25, 2015

Image courtesy of Goetz Schrader “Wind Pecker” by Goetz Schrader “Wind Pecker” is a project by german designer Goetz Schrader that envisions the concept of inhabiting wind turbine parks. The design arose out of an increased awareness to the appearance of large wind turbine structures on both the sea and land. Wanting to transform the […] Read more


Alvar Aalto – Second Nature…

Architecture, Design | February 17, 2015

Alvar Aalto, Tuberculosis sanatorium, Paimio, Finland, 1928–1933. Image courtesy of the Alvar Aalto Museum Alvar Aalto – Second Nature | Exhibition at Vitra Design Museum The architect and designer Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was one of the most important proponents of organic design in the twentieth century. His architecture continues to captivate with its natural materials […] Read more


The Han Show Theatre by…

Architecture | February 12, 2015

Image courtesy of Stufish Entertainment Architects The Han Show Theatre by Stufish Architects The “Wuhan Central Cultural District” development is the first stage of a city-wide programme to provide waterway connections between Wuhan‘s six lakes. The Cultural District includes a programme of offices, residential, cultural buildings and shopping malls along a 2km canal-side site. Read more


Singapore Jewel Changi Airport by…

Architecture | February 6, 2015

Image courtersy of Safdie Architects Singapore Jewel Changi Airport by Safdie Architects Safdie Architects has been appointed to design a major new addition to Singapore Changi Airport, which is the sixth busiest international airport in the world, handling more than 53.7 million passengers in 2013. The new development, also known as Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), […] Read more


The Dome Home by Timothy…

Architecture, Design | February 5, 2015

Image courtesy of Timothy Oulton The Dome Home by Timothy Oulton The Dome Home by Timothy Oulton is a unique, energy-giving space created for the brand’s designers to interact in inspirational and comfortable surroundings, nestled unobtrusively in the middle of a beautiful lychee garden. Pushing the boundaries of innovation, the solid timber Dome Home is a […] Read more


2050 PARIS SMART CITY by…

Architecture | February 3, 2015

View of Paris Smart City 2050. Image courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures 2050 PARIS SMART CITY by Vincent Callebaut Architectures Following the Climate Energy Plan of Paris aimed at reducing 75% of the greenhouse gas emissions within 2050, the “2050 PARIS SMART CITY” project is a research and development work on the integration of high-rise buildings […] Read more


UNASUR by Diego Guayasamin Architects

Architecture | January 30, 2015

Image courtesy of Diego Guyasmin Architects. Photo by Sebastián Crespo UNASUR by Diego Guayasamin Architects The site of the proposal has been conceived as a continuous environment without barriers and open to the public transmitting dimensional dynamic space (proposal) to the mentioned Complex. Likewise, the proposal is setback generating a large entrance plaza to the […] Read more


Sugamo Shinkin Bank by Emmanuelle…

Architecture, Design | January 28, 2015

Image courtesy of Emmanuelle Moureaux Architecture Sugamo Shinkin Bank by Emmanuelle Moureaux The site is located on the corner of major intersection, where there is a frequent movement of cars, bicycles and people. Taking this unique location as a characteristic, the facade is designed to be rhythmical that changes expression as people see from different […] Read more


The Pavillons Monte-Carlo by Affine…

Architecture, Design | January 23, 2015

Image courtesy of Affine Design The Pavillons Monte-Carlo by Affine Design The Pavillons Monte-Carlo, opened this autumn. These five pebble-shaped pavilions, designed by architect Richard Martinet, form a unique shopping centre offering customers head-to-toe fashion and accessories. A river-like path meanders through their rounded, futuristic forms, leading customers past a series of luxury shops towards […] Read more