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Saphire by Libeskind

Architecture | August 31, 2015

Image courtesy of Studio Libeskind Saphire by Libeskind This residential commission brought Daniel Libeskind back to Berlin for his first residential project in the city. The project, located on a busy corner in the Mitte neighborhood in central Berlin, presented a design challenge:  how to carve out 73 desirable one- to four-bedroom apartments on a […] Read more


Kibbutz House by Henkin Shavit…

Architecture, Design | August 28, 2015

Image courtesy of Henkin Shavit Studio Kibbutz House by Henkin Shavit Studio Israeli design studio Henkin Shavit designed this bright and welcoming house for a young couple living in a kibbutz community in northern Israel. With an emphasis on the house’s social functions and the owners’ plans to start a family in the near future, the […] Read more


A Bauhaus Apartment in Tel…

Architecture, Design | August 20, 2015

Image courtesy of Raanan Stern A Bauhaus Apartment in Tel by Raanan Stern Main A Bauhaus Apartment in Tel Aviv Gets Renovated forward. A 75 square meter (approx. 807 square foot) Bauhaus apartment in Tel Aviv was renovated by Raanan Stern for a businessman who works in two cities. Read more


Reflections at Keppel Bay by…

Architecture | August 18, 2015

Image courtesy of Libeskind Reflections at Keppel Bay by Libeskind Standing at the entrance to historic Keppel Harbor, six undulating towers and 11 low-rise villa apart­ments offer sustainable living, views and privacy for residents in 1,129 apartments. The artful composition of the sleek curving towers affords the delight of visual complexity and provides enough spatial […] Read more


Dancing Towers by Libeskind

Architecture | August 17, 2015

Image courtesy of Studio Libeskind Dancing Towers by Libeskind The design concept for the three 41-story residential towers was inspired by a traditional Korean Buddhist dance, Seung-Moo, wherein the billowing sleeves of a dancer’s gown are gracefully propelled by. In this case, a subtle rotation in the form of the towers creates the illusion of movement. […] Read more


The “Great Seal” by Samoo

Architecture, Design | August 14, 2015

Image courtesy of Samoo The “Great Seal” by Samoo SAMOO contains presidential archive of South Korea in transparent glass cube. The design focuses on using pure geometry to symbolize the significance of the Presidential Archives. It aims to provide a green network linking the facility to the surroundings, creating a new cultural playground for visitors. Read more


Framing House by Kouichi Kimura…

Architecture | August 12, 2015

Image courtesy of Kouichi Kimura Architects Framing House by Kouichi Kimura Architects The projects shows a space that can be used as a gallery in the house in addition to the habitable space. The building triggered creation of characteristic spaces within the building. The characteristic passage, laid out from the street through the back of […] Read more


Berlin’s new Central Station by…

Architecture | August 9, 2015

Image courtesy of GMP Berlin’s new Central Station by GMP Architects Berlin’s new Central Station – Europe’s largest train station for long-distance, regional, and local transport – was built on its historical site in the Tiergarten District, west of Humboldthafen. At this station the new underground north-south link of the InterCityExpress service connects with the […] Read more


The Pyramid by Daniel Libeskind

Architecture, Design | August 6, 2015

Image Courtesy of Daniel Libeskind The Pyramid by Daniel Libeskind Located adjacent to the Mahane Yehuda market—commonly known as “The Shuk” – in the heart of the city, the 105-meter, 26-story complex conceived by Studio Libeskind in collaboration with local architect Yigal Levi, entitled The Pyramid, will feature 200 apartments, a boutique hotel, a public […] Read more


OVO-Wroclaw by GS ARCH

Architecture | August 5, 2015

Image courtesy of Ovo-Wroclaw OVO-Wroclaw by GS ARCH is an ambitious urban project that aims to introduce a new architectural typology within a highly fractured urban landscape. Read more


Hotel Hotel By Molonglo Group

Architecture, Design | August 2, 2015

Image courtesy of Molonglo Group Hotel Hotel By Molonglo Group Hotel Hotel is a property brought about by the Molonglo Group. They worked with more than 60 artists, makers, architects, and designers to bring about the hotel’s unique and quirky charm. Guests enter through the massive entryway of suspended, salvaged wood which makes quite the statement. The “explosion” […] Read more


Silver Skies by My 80

Architecture | August 1, 2015

Image courtesy of My 80 Silver Skies by My 80 Soaring upward from the corner of Elizabeth and A’Beckett Streets, MY80 puts you at Melbourne’s apex. Designed by internationally renowned architects, Hayball, MY80’s spire rises skyward with a signature design that connects the building to its central location. Read more


The Clip by Architects of…

Architecture | July 30, 2015

Image courtesy of Architects of invention The Clip by Architects of Invention The new link between historic Pimlico and the cutting-edge development at Nine Elms should express the city’s ambitions for those neighbourhoods and for London as a whole. On the south side, a gateway that will define a modern development; on the north side, […] Read more


Theatre on the Parade by…

Architecture | July 29, 2015

Image courtesy of UNS Studio Theatre on the Parade by UNS Studio The relationship with the surrounding buildings and the adjacent public square (‘the Parade’) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, forms the basis for the design of the Theater aan de Parade (Theatre on the Parade), with the massing of the building resulting in four shifting cubes […] Read more


Vertical City by Luca Curci…

Architecture | July 27, 2015

Image courtesy of Luca Curci Architects Vertical City by Luca Curci Architects Luca Curci architects studio presents Vertical City, a project proposal for a vertical city-building settled in the water. The project combines sustainability with population density and it aims to build up a zero-energy city-building. Starting from the analyses of the contemporary skyscraper, conceived […] Read more


Striptease – Jackson Studio Thesis…

Architecture | July 23, 2015

Image courtesy of Jackson Studio Striptease – Jackson Studio Thesis Show ‘Striptease’  was the final exibition of 5th year undergraduate architectural thesis project produced by the 2014-2015 Jackson Studio featuring 18 projects each of which is a unique critical inquiry into new possibilities for architecture. Read more


Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center by…

Architecture | July 22, 2015

Image courtesy of MAD Architects Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center by MAD Architects The Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center is a city-scale urban project, with an overall building area of approximately 560,000 sqm. Working at this scale, MAD strives to capture a fully realized “Shanshui City”— a concept at the center of MAD’s designs that adapts the […] Read more


Chaoyang Park Plaza by MAD…

Architecture | July 21, 2015

Image courtesy of MAD Architects Chaoyang Park Plaza by MAD Architects As a recent realization of the concept “Shanshui City”, “Chaoyang Park Plaza” has begun construction. It marks another milestone in one of the practices of MAD’s design theory. Read more


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