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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by…

Architecture, Design | September 17, 2013

Image courtesy of Sou Fujimoto Architects Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto Award-winning Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto was selected to design this year’s Serpentine Pavilion. Every year, a different artist is chosen to design a temporary building for the lawn outside the Serpentine Gallery in Kensington Gardens. Read more


Ecorium of the National Ecological…

Architecture | September 12, 2013

© Young Chae Park Ecorium of the National Ecological Institute by S.A.M.O.O. International firm S.A.M.O.O. have completed the Ecorium of the National Ecological Institute in Korea. The vertiable ecoplex is part of a government-led initiative to preserve the existing environment of the region and create a didcatic and research hub. While the original site was […] Read more


Tongzhou Central Business District by…

Architecture | August 8, 2013

Visualisation by Moka-Studio Tongzhou Central Business District by UNStudio Dutch architects UNStudio have designed a concept for a new business district at Tonghzou in Beijing, consisting of skyscrapers linked by aerial bridges. The proposal features six towers atop a large podium that are linked by bridges topped with gardens and swimming pools. Read more


Bahá’í temple of South America…

Architecture | August 2, 2013

Photo courtesy of Hariri Pontarini Architects Bahá’í temple of South America in Santiago The Bahá’í temple of South America by Toronto firm Hariri Pontarini Architects employs both translucent stone and the newest glass technology as the means of generating and manifesting both the physiological and spiritual delights of natural light embodied in architecture. Read more


UN studio will design Yongjia…

Architecture | July 25, 2013

Photo courtesy of UNstudio UN studio will design Yongjia world trade center UNstudio have just been named the winners of the competition to design the the Yongjia world trade center in the Chinese riverfront city of Wenzhou. The new complex in the riverside area will establish a green axis to the river front and create […] Read more


house-T by Tsukano Architect Office

Architecture | July 19, 2013

house-T by Tsukano Architect Office Winner of It’s LIQUID International Contest | Second Edition 2012 “This scheme has been planned for the downtown in Miyazaki, located in southern Japan. The road in front is so busy and noisy, and there are tall buildings for residence at the south. Considering all these factors, I came up […] Read more


The luxury condominium along New…

Architecture | July 18, 2013

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects The luxury condominium along New York’s High Line by Zaha Hadid Zaha Hadid joins the architectural map of the High Line with her first project in New York. The architect was commissioned by Related Companies, the city’s leading residential developer to envision an 11-storey luxury condominium along Diller Scofidio […] Read more


Gateway of Shenzhen Southern University…

Architecture | July 12, 2013

Courtesy of penda Gateway of Shenzhen Southern University of Science and Technology Proposal | penda Titled Between earth and sky, this proposal for the new Gateway of Shenzhen Southern University of Science and Technology by penda is a metaphor of formal contrasts to design a campus landmark. Read more


Parametric Space by Zaha Hadid

Architecture, Art, Design | July 9, 2013

Image courtesy of Kollision Parametric Space by Zaha Hadid Zaha Hadid has created Parametric Space at the Danish Architecture Center as part of a major exhibition entitled Zaha Hadid – World Architecture on her design process and work. The collection of designer objects, iterative models and photographic panels of work is meant to highlight the […] Read more


HOPE City by OBR |…

Architecture | July 2, 2013

Image courtesy of OBR Open Building Research HOPE City by OBR | Ghana   HOPE City is the acronym of Home Office People Environment. It is the cluster for RLG ICT Park, focused on Information Communication Technology, as initiative of Mr. Roland Agambire, Chairman of RLG, in collaboration with the Government of Ghana, as part […] Read more


The Blue Planet Aquarium

Architecture | June 24, 2013

Image courtesy of Adam Mõrk The Blue Planet Aquarium   Inspired by the shape of water in endless motion, designed by local practice 3XN, The Blue Planet is shaped as a great whirlpool. The new Denmark’s Aquarium is situated in the borderland between the worlds of Poseidon and Zeus. The walls and roofs form a […] Read more


1 Park Avenue Skyscraper by…

Architecture | June 21, 2013

Image courtesy of Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture 1 Park Avenue Skyscraper by Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture 1 Park Avenue is a 550-meter, 116-story tower in Dubai, designed by Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture. The development, with a trio of podium buildings as a base, is a signature design for Dubai’s […] Read more


Close, Closer | Lisbon Architecture…

Architecture | June 20, 2013

Factory Fifteen, concept art for “Jonah”. Image courtesy of closecloser.com Close, Closer | Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2013 CLOSE, CLOSER 12 September – 15 December 2013 Opening week: 12-15 September Chief Curator: Beatrice Galilee
 Curators: José Esparza, Mariana Pestana, Liam Young Assistant Curator: Dani Admiss Read more


HOK | Baku Flame Towers

Architecture | June 19, 2013

Image courtesy of HOK International HOK | Baku Flame Towers Known as the ‘region of eternal fires’, Baku’s long history of fire worshiping provided the inspiration for the development’s iconic design, consisting of three flame shaped towers, each with a different function, set in a triangular shape. Standing at 140 metres high, Baku Flame Towers […] Read more


Sou Fujimoto’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

Architecture, Design | June 17, 2013

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 © Sou Fujimoto Architects Image © 2013 Iwan Baan Sou Fujimoto’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion Sou Fujimoto is the thirteenth and, at 41, youngest architect to accept the invitation to design a temporary structure for the Serpentine Gallery. The most ambitious architectural programme of its kind worldwide, the Serpentine’s annual Pavilion commission […] Read more


Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring resort…

Architecture | June 12, 2013

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring resort by MAD architects, Huzhou (China). Image courtesy of Weibo Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring resort by MAD architects The Chinese-based Sheraton Hotel chain is planning an aggressive expansion in 2013, opening 30 new branches in the Asia-Pacific area and four in Africa and the Middle East; 15 alone will open in […] Read more


The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

Architecture | June 5, 2013

The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, designed by internationally renowned American architect Frank Gehry, is an experiment in inventive 21st-century museum design. The building defines a new approach to the museum visitor experience and presents an innovative vision for viewing contemporary art in the context of a desert landscape. Read more


432 Park Avenue – The…

Architecture | May 28, 2013

Image courtesy of dbox for CIM group & macklowe properties 432 Park Avenue – The tallest Western residential building Rafael Vinoly has designed a landmark for the Manhattan skyline with 432 Park Avenue, a 1396 foot tall tower slated to become the tallest residential building in the Western hemisphere. While the official launch of the […] Read more


Sky City | world’s tallest…

Architecture | May 24, 2013

Aerial view of Sky City in Changsha (China) Sky City | world’s tallest building Developers of what will be the world’s tallest building, the Broad Group has already had success with the prefab skyscraper method with their 15 storey 9 building in Shanghai, which was delivered and assembled the 30 storey hotel structure in a […] Read more


MAD Architects | Absolute Towers

Architecture | May 2, 2013

Absolute Towers by MAD Architects, Mississauga (Ontario) MAD Architects | Absolute Towers Modernism has a famous motto: A house is a machine for living in. However, as we progress further away from the machine age, we are left with a question: what message should architecture convey? What is the house of today? Read more


FUKSAS | Moscow Polytechnic Museum…

Architecture | April 26, 2013

Moscow Polytechnic Museum and Educational Centre by FUKSAS FUKSAS | Moscow Polytechnic Museum and Educational Centre Italian architects Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas + Speech, at march 2013, have won the international competition for the design of the ”Moscow Polytechnic Museum and Educational Centre” in Moscow with a design consisting of four copper-clad elements that appear […] Read more


Preston Scott Cohen Inc. |…

Architecture | April 23, 2013

Preston Scott Cohen Inc. | Taiyuan Museum The Taiyuan Museum of Art works as a cluster of buildings unified by continuous and discontinuous promenades both inside and outside. The building responds to the urban parkscape in which it is set; visitors are encouraged to pass through the building while not entering into the museum itself. […] Read more


Zaha Hadid Architects | Bratislava…

Architecture | April 17, 2013

Zaha Hadid Architects, Bratislava Culenova New City Centre Zaha Hadid Architects | Bratislava Culenova New City Centre To activate the ground throughout the whole site and provide public spaces of the highest quality, the underground car parking is covered by a one storey high modulated platform, which is perforated at strategic points for day-lit spaces […] Read more


Lyons Architects | La Trobe…

Architecture | April 10, 2013

La Trobe University, Institute for Molecular Science, Lyons Architects; external view Lyons Architects | La Trobe University, Institute for Molecular Science The La Trobe Institute for Molecular Science (LIMS) by australian Lyons Architecture is a major new building on University’s Bundoora Campus, which will meet the school’s long-term needs in terms of student learning and […] Read more


3Xn | The Blue Planet

Architecture | April 5, 2013

The Blue Planet, by 3Xn 3Xn | The Blue Planet Inspired by the shape of water in endless motion, Denmark’s new National Aquarium, The Blue Planet is shaped as a great whirlpool, and the building itself tells the story of what awaits inside. The Blue Planet is located on an elevated headland towards the sea, […] Read more


MAD Architects | Sinosteel int.…

Architecture | April 3, 2013

Sinosteel int. Plaza by MAD Architects, Tianjin (China) MAD Architects | Sinosteel int. Plaza The Tianjin CBD development illuminated a shift in national economic resources from Beijing to Tianjin, and the creation of a future urban megopolis in northern China. What type of architecture would demonstrate these ambitions without sacrificing its ties to the locality? Read more


Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects |…

Architecture | April 2, 2013

Transbay Transit Center designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects,  aerial view   Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects | Transbay Transit Center Transbay Transit Center, opening in 2017, will be a state-of-the-art multimodal transit station in downtown San Francisco, linking 11 transit systems and connecting the city to the region, the state, and the nation. The innovative, […] Read more


Vincent Callebaut Architectures | Landscript…

Architecture | March 22, 2013

Vincent Callebaut Architectures, Landscript Ecological Master Plan, aerial view © Vincent Callebaut Architectures Vincent Callebaut Architectures | Landscript Ecological Master Plan As the Genevan cantonal politics opens finally on a « future without frontiers », the Landscript project integrates itself in a logic of laboratory to make denser before 2020 a marginal area of 220 […] Read more


ARCHITECTURAL RIDE LONDON

Architecture | March 19, 2013

Architectural Ride London The development of culture is one of the highest possible human ideals. Therefore, in every museum it is not the exhibition of works that has meaning, but the presence of visitors and their wandering through and exposure to displays of works that stimulate meaning. The project puts the power station on centre […] Read more


Vincent Callebaut Architectures | Asian…

Architecture | March 18, 2013

Asian Cairns, Shenzhen (China), by Vincent Callebaut Architectures © Vincent Callebaut Architectures Vincent Callebaut Architectures | Asian Cairns Vincent Callebaut Architectures presents their new project: Asian Cairns, the sustainable farmscrapers for rural urbanity. At the end of 2011 in China, the number of inhabitants in the cities exceeded the number of inhabitants in the countryside. […] Read more