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Changsha Meixihu International Culture &…

Architecture | March 15, 2013

Changsha Meixihu International Culture & Arts Centre Changsha Meixihu International Culture & Arts Centre by Zaha Hadid The International Culture & Arts Centre embodies a unique variety of civic nodes and spaces: a grand Theatre, a Contemporary Art Museum, a Multipurpose Hall and supporting facilities. The central plaza is generated by the relative position of […] Read more


Camenzind Evolution | Google Tel…

Architecture, Design | March 15, 2013

Google Tel Aviv Office by Camenzind Evolution Camenzind Evolution | Google Tel Aviv Office At the end of December 2012, Google Israel has opened its spectacular new 8’000 m2 offices in Tel Aviv for their ever growing teams of engineers, sales and marketing. Designed by Swiss Design Team Camenzind Evolution, in collaboration with Israeli Design […] Read more


Coop Himmelb(l)au | Museum of…

Architecture | March 13, 2013

Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition, Shenzhen (China) 2007 – 2015, by Coop Himmelb(l)au Coop Himmelb(l)au | Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition The Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition (MOCAPE), part of the master plan for Shenzhen’s new urban center, the Futian Cultural District, establishes itself as a new attraction in […] Read more


Bernard Tschumi Architects | Carnal…

Architecture | March 12, 2013

Carnal Dome, Rolle, 2009-2013, by Bernard Tschumi Architects   Bernard Tschumi Architects | Carnal Dome 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 […] Read more


Coop Himmelb(l)au | Silk Leaf…

Architecture | March 7, 2013

Silk Leaf Stadium by Coop Himmelb(l)au Coop Himmelb(l)au | Silk Leaf Stadium Like a modern acropolis, our concept for the new National Stadium of Japan places the arena on a plinth as a sign in the center of the city. A large plaza is created by the plinth forming the main public entryway. The seating […] Read more


Studio Daniel Libeskind | Tampere…

Architecture | March 6, 2013

Tampere Central Deck and Arena, by Studio Daniel Libeskind Studio Daniel Libeskind | Tampere Central Deck and Arena The Central Deck and Arena project in Tampere, Finland, is a urban scale architectural development on top of the existing railway tracks in the very heart of the city. This mixed-use commercial program includes a complete multi-purpose […] Read more


J. Mayer H. Architects |…

Architecture | March 4, 2013

Metropol Parasol, by J. Mayer H. Architects J. Mayer H. Architects | Metropol Parasol “Metropol Parasol”, the Redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon in Seville, designed by J. MAYER H. Architects, becomes the new icon for Seville, – a place of identification and to articulate Seville’s role as one of the world’s most fascinating […] Read more


JDS Architects | KKB /…

Architecture | March 1, 2013

Keizer Karel Building, back, by JDS Architects JDS Architects | KKB / Keizer Karel Building JDS Architects have formulated a architectural proposal for an exclusive apartment building on a prominent corner in the city of Ghent, Belgium. Given the central location and the current build environment they aim to realize a project that can impulse […] Read more


J. Mayer H. Architects |…

Architecture | February 26, 2013

Dupli Casa by J. Mayer H. J. Mayer H. Architects | Dupli.Casa The geometry of the Dupli.Casa is based on the footprint of the house that previously was located on the site, originally built in 1984 and with many extensions and modifications since then. The new building echoes the “family archeology” by duplication and rotation. […] Read more


MAD Architects | Ordos Museum

Architecture | February 21, 2013

Ordos Museum, Ordos (China) by MAD Architects MAD Architects | Ordos Museum Ordos Museum is located in the new city centre of Ordos. Driven by a booming economy, the Municipal Government of Ordos were determined to create a new city, dozens of kilometers away from the current city, on a site that until recently was […] Read more


“Think Smart”: WIN 1 YEAR…

Architecture, Calls, Design | February 18, 2013

“Think Smart” Competition: WIN 1 YEAR of Interviews, Specials and Articles on It’s LIQUID website! NO ENTRY FEE! Deadline: February 23, 2013 Categories Architecture and Design “Think Smart” is based on the theme of Smart City. Mixing sustainable transport; modern (ICT) communication infrastructure; sustainable economic development; and wise management of natural resources, human, intellectual and […] Read more


Zaha Hadid Architects | CityLife…

Architecture | February 14, 2013

Zaha Hadid Architects is creating a portal to the FieraMilano: a 43-storey, 190 metre retail tower emerging from the site, giving shape to a torsion or vortex, a slow rising and twisting from its base. Horizontal energy is released into a vertical, spiralling vector aligned with the snaking forms of the housing across the river. Read more


MAD Architects | Fake Hills

Architecture | February 12, 2013

Fake Hills, Beihai (China) by MAD Architects MAD Architects | Fake Hills The vast majority of development in China’s new cities takes the form of residential housing, often standardized and cheap to guarantee a quick return for investment. Is it possible to build high-density, economically viable housing that is also architecturally innovative? This development is […] Read more


CEBRA, JDS, SeARCH, Louis Paillard…

Architecture | February 4, 2013

Isbjerget (Iceberg) by CEBRA, JDS, SeARCH, Louis Paillard CEBRA, JDS, SeARCH, Louis Paillard | The Iceberg In 2008, architects Julien de Smedt and CEBRA architects in collaboration with Louis Paillard and SeArch won the competition to build a 25,000 sqm housing complex in the new Aarhus Docklands development. The Aarhus Harbour development provides a huge […] Read more


Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill…

Architecture | February 1, 2013

Masdar Headquarters by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture | Masdar Headquarters Masdar Headquarters was designed as the world’s first mixed-use, positive-energy building, using sustainable design strategies and systems to produce more energy than it consumes. The project is the centerpiece of Masdar City, a zero-waste, carbon-neutral development outside […] Read more


F.A.D.S. and Fujiki Studio |…

Architecture, Design | February 1, 2013

Aqua-scape by F.A.D.S. and Fujiki Studio © Ryumei Fujiki F.A.D.S. and Fujiki Studio | Aqua-scape Aqua-scape is the first prototype of “Whole Plastic Architecture“. This architecture was floating on the water. F.A.D.S. constructed all of this only by themselves cooperated with the members of Fujiki Studio, KOU::ARC in the summer of 2006. Read more


UGO Architecture and Design |…

Architecture, Design | January 30, 2013

Operalab theatre pavilion by UGO Architecture and Design © UGO Architecture and Design UGO Architecture and Design | Operalab theatre pavilion Hugon Kowalski graduated University of Fine Arts in Poznan in 2011. He was a co-founder and owner of the H3ar architecture design group. Now he is the owner of the UGO Architecture and Design […] Read more


3DReid Gibraltar Airport

Architecture | January 25, 2013

Gibraltar International Air Terminal by 3DReid 3DReid Gibraltar Airport Construction of a new international air terminal to be used by passengers who will be able to enter and exit the building from both Gibraltar and Spain. The new arrangements will create opportunities for flights from all over Spain and the rest of Europe and Gibraltar. Read more


FR-EE / Fernando Romero Enterprise:…

Architecture | January 23, 2013

PH Museum by FR-EE Fernando Romero FR-EE / fernando romero enterprise: PH museum PH Museum is a 3800 m2 cultural institution designed to showcase photography and photographic equipment. Situated in a desert climate, the museum’s form functions as a large canopy, providing shaded public outdoor areas that are complemented by water features and local vegetation. Read more


The Roca Gallery in London…

Architecture | January 3, 2012

’The Roca Gallery’ by Zaha Hadid Architects, images courtesy of Luke Hayes The Roca Gallery in London by Zaha Hadid Architects We’re really thrilled to be featuring another great project from Zaha Hadid Architects after quite a long time where the high-end bathroom brand, Roca, has teamed up with Zaha Hadid Architects to create the […] Read more


JDS architects: hangzhou waves

Architecture | December 28, 2011

’Hangzhou Waves’ by JDS architects, images courtesy of JDS architects JDS architects: Hangzhou Waves International practice JDS architects has created the winning competition proposal ‘hangzhou waves’, a luxury hotel and office complex in the Hangzhou Xintiandi district of Hangzhou, China. Placed back-to-back, the pair of structures mirror each other in form, opening a central void […] Read more


The Cube by Electrolux

Architecture | December 22, 2011

’The Cube by Electrolux’ by PARK Associati, images courtesy of PARK Associati The Cube by Electrolux Design: PARK Associati Project Description THE CUBE – Dining with a View – itinerant restaurant commissioned by Electrolux, celebrated its’ opening on Friday, 1 April, 2011 in Brussels. The project was conceived and organized by the Belgian event agency […] Read more


London River Park by Gensler

Architecture | July 7, 2011

London River Park by Gensler Gensler’s vision for London’s celebrations in 2012 is to create a new river park in the very heart of the City, connecting some of the world’s most visited tourist attractions. Read more


Museum of Contemporary Art in…

Architecture | July 6, 2011

images courtesy of hayes davidson Museum of Contemporary Art in Milan by Daniel Libeskind American architect Daniel Libeskind teamed up with his Italian partner CityEdge have been announced, the approved-to-be-built new Museum of Contemporary Art which will be located within the CityLife, the redevelopment area in Milan, Italy. Museum of Contemporary Art will feature five […] Read more


‘3beirut’ sustainable towers by fosters…

Architecture | June 16, 2011

‘3beruit’ by foster and partners, beruit, lebanon images courtesy of foster and partners ‘3Beirut’ Sustainable Towers by Fosters + Partners The common folk, or at least some of us interested in the Middle Eastern affairs may certainly know that Beirut is synonymous with that bleak imagery of a war ravaged city. Well for most part […] Read more


new york by gehry

Architecture | March 23, 2011

New York by Gehry At 870 feet tall, New York by Gehry is the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere and a singular addition to the iconic Manhattan skyline. For his first residential commission in New York City, master architect Frank Gehry has reinterpreted the design language of the classic Manhattan high-rise with undulating […] Read more


Zaha Hadid Architects: guangzhou opera…

Architecture | March 3, 2011

‘Guangzhou Opera House’ by Zaha Hadid Architects, image courtesy Iwan Baan Zaha Hadid Architects: Guangzhou Opera House ‘Guangzhou Opera House‘ by Zaha Hadid is nearing completion with a projected opening date of early 2011. The 70,000 m2 complex rests at the heart of the city’s cultural sites development, establishing a close relationship with the pearl […] Read more


big architects: national gallery of…

Architecture | February 17, 2011

BIG Architects: National Gallery of Greenland National Gallery of Greenland’ by Bjarke Ingels Group in Nuuk, Greenland All images courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group has won the invited competition to design the Greenland’s new National Gallery of art in the Capital City of Nuuk. A collaborative effort with TNT nuuk, Ramboll […] Read more


rabat grand theatre – zaha…

Architecture | November 26, 2010

‘Rabat Grand Theatre’ by Zaha Hadid Architects in Rabat, Morocco Zaha Hadid Architects have signed an agreement to design a new multi-purpose theatre in Morocco with the Bouregreg Valley development agency. With a dedicated land area of 47,000 m2 and a gross floor area of 27,000 m2, the ‘Rabat Grand Theatre’ will be equipped with […] Read more


crystals – daniel libeskind for…

Architecture | November 1, 2010

CRYSTALS by Daniel Libeskind for MGM Mirage City Center Studio Daniel Libeskind is served as a design consultant to Adamson Associates to design the retail and public space complex on the main Las Vegas strip as part of the MGM MIRAGE’s City Center construction project. CityCenter, a vertical city in the heart of the Las […] Read more