A’ Design Awards & Competition…

Architecture, Design | April 19, 2016

A’ Design Awards & Competition – Winners A’ Design Award & Competition is the world’s largest annual juried design competition that honors best designers, architects, and design oriented companies worldwide to provide them publicity, fame and recognition. The A’ Design Accolades are organized and awarded internationally in a wide array of categories ranging from industrial […] Read more

Istanbul International Financial Center by…

Architecture | April 15, 2016

Image courtesy of HOK Istanbul International Financial Center by HOK The Turkish government’s goal for the landmark project is to establish Istanbul as a global center for finance. HOK’s master plan provides a framework for developing a sustainable financial center in a way that blends human need, environmental stewardship and economic viability into a new […] Read more

White Walls by Ateliers Jean…

Architecture | April 12, 2016

Image courtesy of Ateliers Jean Nouvel White Walls by Ateliers Jean Nouvel The iconic tower designed by Jean Nouvel at the center of Nicosia, next to Eleftheria Square transforms the city silhouette of Nicosia. The program includes 10-story residential apartments, a 6-story office space and a 2-story retail area. This verticality in relation to the […] Read more

Greenland Central Plaza Parcel A…

Architecture | April 8, 2016

Image courtesy of SOM Greenland Central Plaza Parcel A by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP Jiangxi Nanchang Greenland Central Plaza Parcel A is a complex of mixed-use buildings that anchor a zone of new development in Nanchang, the capital of the Chinese province Jiangxi. The project encompasses four volumes: a pair of low-rise structures housing […] Read more

Mille arbres by Manal Rachdi…

Architecture | April 5, 2016

Image courtesy of OXO Architectes Mille arbres by Manal Rachdi OXO Architectes and Sou Fujimoto The team of Manal Rachdi OXO Architectes associated with the team of Sou Fujimoto Architects together with Compagnie Phalsbourg associated with Ogic is proud to announce that the project “Mille Arbres” (Thousand Trees) won the competition of “Réinventer Paris” (Reinventing […] Read more

A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito,…

Architecture, Design | April 1, 2016

Image courtesy of MoMA A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art announces A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond, an exhibition focused on the work of architects and designers orbiting Pritzker Prize winners Toyo Ito and SANAA, on view from March 13 to July 4, 2016. Read more

Gallery at Hongqiao World Centre…

Architecture | March 31, 2016

Image courtesy of Aedas Gallery at Hongqiao World Centre by Aedas As the first completed building in Greenland’s Hongqiao World Centre designed by Aedas, the leaf-shaped gallery will exhibit future developments of the projects and will later be converted in an anchor store after the whole project is completed. Read more

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016 by…

Architecture, Design | March 22, 2016

Image courtesy of BIG Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016 by BIG The Serpentine Pavilion is created as an “unzipped wall” that is transformed from straight line to a three-dimensional space, the distinctive structure will host a café during the day, and at night, transform into a space for the serpentine’s acclaimed park nights program of performances from […] Read more

Astana EXPO-2017 Future Energy by…

Architecture | March 17, 2016

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Astana EXPO-2017 Future Energy by Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid Architects participated in an International Competition sponsored by the Joint Stock National Company in Astana, Kazakhstan to design the facilities for the international exhibition Astana EXPO-2017, ‘symbol’ of Astana EXPO-2017 and master plan for the wider area. The theme […] Read more

Centre De Congrès à Mons…

Architecture | March 14, 2016

image courtesy of Studio Libeskind Centre De Congrès à Mons by Studio Libeskind Studio Libeskind completed this innovative convention center in time for the advent of cultural and diplomatic activities in 2015, when this small medieval town metamorphosizes into the European Capital of Culture. The City of Mons conceived of Congres Centre as a new […] Read more

“In Vivo” project for Reinventing…

Architecture | March 7, 2016

Image courtesy of XTU Architects “In Vivo” project for Reinventing Paris competition for ‘Paris Rive Gauche, district 13’. BPD Marignan and XTU Architects, associated with SNI Group and MU Architecture, will put up flagship buildings, clear proof of the integration of living matter and nature in the city. This genuine laboratory-building located on Boulevard des […] Read more

Technosphere by James Law Cybertecture

Architecture, Design | March 4, 2016

Image courtesy of James Law Cybertecture Technosphere by James Law Cybertecture Hong Kong-based practice Cybertecture led by James Law has unveiled a mixed-used development building shaped as a glass sphere. The Technosphere building is a mixed development building in Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai. Read more

MORPHotel by Gianluca Santosuosso

Architecture, Design | February 19, 2016

Image courtsy of Gianluca Santosuosso MORPHotel by Gianluca Santosuosso This project intends to develop a new luxury hotel concept where users have the opportunity to experience a stay in a floating system moving around the world. The MORPHotels, thanks to their linear structure developed around their “vertebral spine”, are able to adapt their shape according […] Read more

Harbin Opera House by MAD…

Architecture | February 16, 2016

Image courtesy of MAD Architects Harbin Opera House by MAD Architects Embedded within Harbin’s wetlands, the Harbin Opera House was designed in response to the force and spirit of the northern city’s untamed wilderness and frigid climate. Appearing as if sculpted by wind and water, the building seamlessly blends in with nature and the topography […] Read more

Bordeaux’s La Cité du Vin…

Architecture | February 9, 2016

Image courtesy of La Cité du Vin  Bordeaux’s La Cité du Vin To Debut in June 2016 Originally known as the Centre for Wine Culture and Tourism, this project was first launched in 2009. The Project Steering Association for La Cité du Vin, presided by Sylvie Cazes and directed by Philippe Massol, was entrusted with […] Read more

A’ Design Award & Competition…

Architecture, Design | February 7, 2016

A’ Design Award & Competition Call for Entries The A’ Design Award is an international award whose aim is to provide designers, artists and craftsman from all art and design fields, a competitive platform to showcase their artwork to a global audience. The 2014-2015 design award competition awarded 836 winners from 83 countries in 89 […] Read more

A’ Design Award Call for…

Architecture, Design | February 5, 2016

A’ Design Award Call for Entries World’s largest international design accolade, the A’ Design Award and Competition is calling for entries of arts, architecture, design, engineering and technology worldwide. The A’ Design Award is organized in over hundred different categories to make sure all innovation and creativity fields are covered. You can join from the […] Read more

Toshima City Office

Architecture | February 2, 2016

Images courtesy of Kawasumi Kobayashi Kenji Photograph Office Toshima City Office The building is a new type of complex that accommodates the Toshima City Office, an apartment house and a vertically-extended garden.  Read more

APM – La Maison des…

Architecture | February 2, 2016

Image courtesy of BIG APM – La Maison des Fondateurs of BIG La Maison des Fondateurs will be located among of the historical complex of workshops and factories in Le Brassus in the heart of La Vallée de Joux. Read more

Chicago Navy Pier by nARCHITECTS

Architecture | February 2, 2016

Image courtesy of nARCHITECTS Chicago Navy Pier by nARCHITECTS nARCHITECTS is part of the winning team headed by James Corner Field Operations for the redesign of Chicago’s Navy Pier. Read more

Cutty Sark Pavilion by Bakoko

Architecture, Design | January 19, 2016

Image courtesy of Bakoko Cutty Sark Pavilion by Bakoko BAKOKO Director, Alastair Townsend designed and oversaw construction of the Cutty Sark Pavilion whilst working at Youmeheshe Architects and Designers, London. The cutting edge visitor center was built within a restricted budget and met a tight construction program of only 6 months from design to completion. Read more

vandad ecologic towers by em[sys]…

Architecture | January 16, 2016

Image courtesy of Zaad studio Vandad Ecologic Towers by Em[sys] D.G. & Challenge Studio By analyzing broader problems of urban planning and architectural design which directly influence modern city life, this proposal attempts to identify and embody those attributes of a more sustainable, environmentally conscious, civic lifestyle that were such an intrinsically influential factor in […] Read more

Metz Museum by Shigeru Ban

Architecture | January 7, 2016

Image courtesy of Centre Pompidou – Metz METZ MUSEUM by Shigeru Ban The Centre Pompidou-Metz is a large hexagonal structure with three galleries running through the building. A central spire reaches up 77 metres, alluding to the 1977 opening date of the original Centre Pompidou. Inside the building, the general atmosphere is light with a pale […] Read more

CARMEL PLACE: the first micro-unit…

Architecture | December 15, 2015

Image courtesy of nARCHITECTS CARMEL PLACE: the first micro-unit apartment by nARCHITECTS nARCHITECTS’ Carmel Place (formerly known as My Micro NY), with Monadnock Development, is the winning proposal in the adAPT NYC competition sponsored by the NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD).  Read more

ODA architecture proposes an ultra-slender…

Architecture | December 2, 2015

Image courtesy of ODA architecture ODA architecture proposes an ultra-slender Tower in NYC The current trend towards ultra-slender residential towers in Manhattan reflects a seismic shift of global wealth towards the private sector. Traditionally, New York City’s skyscrapers stood as a testament to corporate dominance, but this new typology of super tall, thin buildings heralds […] Read more

Vertical Forest by Stefano Boeri…

Architecture | November 17, 2015

Image courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti Vertical Forest by Stefano Boeri Architetti Vertical Forest is a model for a sustainable residential building, a project for metropolitan reforestation that contributes to the regeneration of the environment and urban biodiversity without the implication of expanding the city upon the territory. Read more

The American Museum of Natural…

Architecture | November 12, 2015

Image courtesy of Studio Gang The American Museum of Natural History Richard Gilder by Studio Gang The American Museum of Natural History’s Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation is a new building that embodies the Museum’s integrated mission of science, education, and exhibition. At a time of urgent need for better public understanding […] Read more


Architecture | October 28, 2015

Image courtesy of MVRDV Hongqiao Flower Building The building merges the tops of four towers to create a shaded and intimate plaza in between. The building’s ground floor, with the largest windows, will feature retail space, while its top floor features connections between the four towers so that the building can be used flexibly by a […] Read more

Qianhai Exchange Plaza by Andrea…

Architecture | October 27, 2015

Image courtesy of Andrea Maffei Architects Qianhai Exchange Plaza by Andrea Maffei Architects The project regards the design of the Qianhai Exchange Plaza, that will include the Qianhai equity Exchange center, the Qianhai insurance exchange center, the Qianhai financial assets exchange, and many other institutions. The six lots forming part of the project area are […] Read more

Cloud Corridor by Mad

Architecture | October 16, 2015

Image courtesy of Mad Cloud Corridor by Mad MAD proposes Cloud Corridor as a future concept for residential design in Los Angeles. Cloud Corridor embodies Ma Yansong’s “Shanshui City” philosophy for architecture to manifest the spiritual essence between people and nature. Cloud Corridor addresses the concern of sprawl in cities and presents a typological alternative: the […] Read more