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Shi Ling Bridge by Tonkin…

Architecture | October 3, 2014

Image courtesy of Tonkin Liu Shi Ling Bridge by Tonkin Liu Shell Lace Structure is a technique inspired by nature. Seashells gain strength from optimised curvilinear geometry, locking in stiffness with corrugation. Lightness is achieved through perforation, creating highly-efficient and responsive structures with minimum weight and wastage. Read more


Zaha Hadid’s Grace on Coronation…

Architecture | October 1, 2014

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid’s Grace on Coronation towers Located on the former Australian Broadcasting Corporation site in Toowong, 4 kilometres west of Brisbane‘s Central Business District, the Grace on Coronation design provides 486 apartments in three residential towers, eight villas and 7,300 sqm of landscaped riverfront public parklands. Read more


Victoria One designed by Elenberg…

Architecture | September 24, 2014

Image courtesy of Elenberg Fraser Victoria One designed by Elenberg Fraser Elenberg Fraser’s new building Victoria One, on the northern edge of Melbourne’s CBD is the next chapter in Elenberg Fraser’s story of rejuvenation for Melbourne’s northern corner. The form and façade of this mixed-use tower recalls Victoria’s famous landscapes – the gardens, waterfalls, rainforests, […] Read more


Zaha Hadid Architects design new…

Architecture | September 17, 2014

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid Architects design new Mathematics Gallery Zaha Hadid Architects have been chosen by the Science Museum to design a pioneering new mathematics gallery, made possible by the largest individual donation ever made to the museum from long-standing supporters of science David and Claudia Harding. Read more


Foster + Partners, FR-EE and…

Architecture | September 12, 2014

Image courtesy of Foster + Partners Foster + Partners, FR-EE and NACO design Stansted Airport Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, in the presence of the Governor of the State of Mexico, government ministers, the Mayor of Mexico City, Lord Foster and Fernando Romero, has announced that a collaboration between Foster + Partners, FR-EE (Fernando Romero […] Read more


Cultural complex by Mecanoo

Architecture | September 10, 2014

Image courtesy of Mecanoo Cultural complex by Mecanoo Mecanoo designed the winning competition entry for a new 83,500 m2 cultural complex with a public art museum, science museum, youth centre and a bookshop, public square and parking in the Shenzhen district. Read more


Carnal Dome by Tschumi

Architecture | September 8, 2014

Image courtesy of Tschumi Carnal Dome by Tschumi The campus architecture of Le Rosey, an international boarding school in Rolle, Switzerland, consists of a dozen buildings with a stately character. Within this context, the competition for a new philharmonic hall and arts center for the well-known school raised the question: how can architecture establish a […] Read more


Christchurch Convention Centre

Architecture | September 5, 2014

Image courtesy of Woods Bagot Christchurch Convention Centre Plenary Conventions NZ working with architects Woods Bagot and Warren and Mahoney, have been selected by the New Zealand Government as the preferred development consortium for the Christchurch Convention Centre. Read more


Clarion Hotel Energy designed by…

Architecture | September 3, 2014

Image courtesy of Snøhetta Clarion Hotel Energy designed by Snøhetta In 2012, Snøhetta was commissioned for a volume and concept study for a hotel and conference center in Stavanger, Norway. Clarion Hotel Energy was completed and opened for guests on August 20th 2014. Read more


Shenzhen bay super city by…

Architecture | September 2, 2014

Images courtesy of UNIT Shenzhen bay super city by UNIT Urban population is increasing at an unprecedented speed. Density’s growth is inevitable. The living space has to be extruded from the ground up to satisfy the need of dwelling area. Each skyscraper is like an isolated island. We suggest a sky street at the height […] Read more


Nature Concert Hall by Didzis…

Architecture | August 29, 2014

Image courtesy of Didzis Jaunzems Architecture Nature Concert Hall by Didzis Jaunzems Architecture Pavilion/stage for “Nature Concert Hall” is designed as an art object that unifies all main atmosphere making components of the event – space, light, video and music. Under the roof of the pavilion is a place for academic symphonic chamber orchestra of […] Read more


Central Embassy by AL_A

Architecture | August 28, 2014

Image coutesy of AL_A & Ogle Models Central Embassy by AL_A & Ogle Models   Located within the former gardens of the British Embassy along Ploenchit Road, Bangkok’s primary commercial artery, the 1.5 million sq ft Bangkok Central Embassy project merges a seven storey luxury retail podium and a 30 storey five-star hotel tower into a cohesive, twisting […] Read more


Zhuhai observation tower

Architecture | August 27, 2014

Image courtesy of Rmjm Zhuhai observation tower As a part of Doumen‘s new riverfront improvement project, a new landmark tower should be realized at the intersection of two rivers in the center of the new promenade development. RMJM Shenzhen recently won the competition for this new observation tower in Zhuhai. Read more


Heydar Aliyev International Airport by…

Architecture | August 8, 2014

Image courtesy of Kerem Sanliman Heydar Aliyev International Airport by Autoban The new terminal at Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport will soon open in the country’s capital of Baku. The landmark terminal features interior architecture and experiential design by the globally acclaimed, Istanbul-based Autoban studio. Read more


Fifth phase of Jumeirah Beach…

Architecture | August 6, 2014

Image courtesy of Broadway Malyan Fifth phase of Jumeirah Beach Hotel expansion UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has endorsed the fifth phase of Jumeirah Beach Hotel expansion plan, which is set for completion in 2018. Read more


Faisal Islamic Bank

Architecture | August 5, 2014

Image courtesy of Coop Himmelblau Faisal Islamic Bank The New Faisal Islamic Bank HQ & Cultural Centre in Khartoum combines the requirements of a modern Bank Head Quarter with a Cultural Centre in a unique way and forms an unprecedented landmark. The 70 meter high-rise profile is a solitary figure seen from all of the […] Read more


Coop Himmelblau designs Arvo Pärt…

Architecture, Design | August 4, 2014

Image courtesy of Coop Himmelblau Coop Himmelblau designs Arvo Pärt Sound Cloud The Sound Cloud takes reference from Arvo Pärt’s music as well as the dense pine forest. Its shape is derived from the song “Spiegel im Spiegel“, consolidating the main sequence spectrogram of the song into the curves of a roof. Read more


MAD and Studio Gang selected…

Architecture | July 31, 2014

Image courtesy of MAD Architects MAD and Studio Gang selected to design the Museum of Narrative Art Following a global search, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) announced that Beijing-based MAD Architects has been selected as the principal designer for the LMNA site while Chicago-based Studio Gang will design the landscape and create a […] Read more


Forward Thinking Architecture develops “floating…

Architecture | July 30, 2014

Image courtesy of Forward Thinking Architecture Forward Thinking Architecture presents “floating responsive agriculture” Forward Thinking Architecture is the counterpart and research arm of JAPA architectural practice. It is based on an ideas LAB format, involved on a variety of subjects such as architecture, urbanism, prototype development and strategic thinking and its effects on the city. Read more


L’Ourse Public Library

Architecture | July 29, 2014

Image courtesy of Ricardo Bofill L’Ourse Public Library The new public library “L’Ourse” represents a cultural landmark in the heart of the French town of Dinard. As part of an ambitious development scheme, this major education resource is key to the urban regeneration of the area, which was actually a neglected no-man’s land. Read more


Fuzhou Cross-Strait Cultural Art Center

Architecture | July 28, 2014

Image courtesy of Synthesis Design + Architecture Fuzhou Cross-Strait Cultural Art Center The project is an “cross-strait” cultural center in Fuzhou, China to commemorate the connection between China and Taiwan. The project is divided into two buildings, with each building conceptually representing a “tree” of Chinese culture, with three levels of articulation. Read more


Campus Osnabrück by Benthem Crouwel…

Architecture | July 25, 2014

Image courtesy of Benthem Crouwel Architects Campus Osnabrück by Benthem Crouwel Architects Osnabrück´s universities around the Westerberg required a new shared lecture and study building due to an expansion. The new hall will be used primarily by the University of Applied Science (Fachhochschule). The University of Osnabrück (Universität) will be able to cover the peak […] Read more


The Kazakhstan National Pantheon by…

Architecture | July 23, 2014

Image courtesy of BICUADRO The Kazakhstan National Pantheon by OCRA, Bicuadro and 3+1 The Kazakhstan National Pantheon will be built within a large natural environment surrounded by undeveloped land 17 km south of Astana. Read more


Mall of the World in…

Architecture | July 22, 2014

Image courtesy of  AFP/Getty Mall of the World in Dubai Unveiled this week, the Mall of the World is a vision for a climate-controlled leisure district, a place of hotels and shops, entertainment and healthcare, all connected by hermetically sealed avenues – 7km of them – along which trams will trundle. Read more


Singapore Sports Hub

Architecture | July 21, 2014

Singapore Sports Hub In June 2014 Singapore celebrated the opening of Asia’s first integrated sports, leisure, entertainment and lifestyle destination – the Singapore Sports Hub. Located on a stunning, central, 35-hectare waterfront site, Sports Hub provides a unique ecosystem of sporting, retail and leisure spaces, at the pivot between Singapore’s expanding city centre and the […] Read more


Casa Futebol by Axel de…

Architecture, Design | July 18, 2014

Image courtesy of 1week1project Casa Futebol by Axel de Stampa and Sylvain Macaux French architects Axel de Stampa and Sylvain Macaux of 1Week1Project have proposed the project “Casa Futebol“, a reappropriation of the stadiums renovated or built for the World Cup. Read more


Miraflores – Barranco footbridge

Architecture | July 16, 2014

Image courtesy of OOIIO Architecture Miraflores – Barranco footbridge Lima Municipality proposes the connection between Miraflores and Barranco districts with an iconic pedestrian bridge over the deep natural gap called Bajada de Armendáriz, which ends just in front of Pacific Ocean. Those two districts are very particular on Peruvian capital. Read more


New destination lifestyle centre for…

Architecture | July 15, 2014

Image courtesy of Woods Bagot New destination lifestyle centre for Kunming Following a design competition, Woods Bagot’s Beijing studio has been announced the winner of a benchmark mixed use development for Gemdale Group located on Haigeng Road, Kunming. Read more


The Ribbon Darling Harbour

Architecture | July 14, 2014

Image courtesy of HASSELL The Ribbon Darling Harbour The Ribbon is a new office, retail and entertainment complex set to transform Sydney‘s skyline and form an extraordinary new gateway to the western side of the city’s Central Business District. Named for the building’s undulating form that rises through two elevated roadways, The Ribbon has been […] Read more


Al bayt stadium world cup…

Architecture | July 14, 2014

Image courtesy of Neoscape Al bayt stadium world cup 2022 Al Bayt Stadium and Precinct will honour Qatar’s past while fully embracing the country’s global future. The Aspire Zone Foundation, a stakeholder of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), will deliver Al Bayt Stadium and Precinct. In 2022, the stadium will have the […] Read more