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

The Tate Modern Project

Architecture, Design | October 13, 2015

 Image courtesy of Tate Modern The Tate Modern Project This new development will transform Tate Modern. It will redefine the museum for the twenty first century, placing artists and their art at its centre while fully integrating the display, learning and social functions of the museum, and strengthening links between the museum, its community and […] Read more

SUZHOU – Centre culturel by…

Architecture | October 9, 2015

Image courtesy of Christian de Portzamparc SUZHOU – Centre culturel by Christian de Portzamparc The Suzhou Cultural Cent is one of a series of prestigious projects commissioned by the city as part of the Wujiang Lakefront Masterpla. As the flagship project of this brand-new locality, the city is developing a remarkable site of over 100,000 sq.m. It lies […] Read more

The Jameel Art Centrein Dubai

Architecture | September 24, 2015

Image courtesy of Jameel Art Center The Jameel Art Centre in Dubai The Jameel Art Centre Dubai (JAC) is an art centre, artist residence, and creative enterprise incubator, located at the tip of Dubai’s Cultural Village, overlooking the Dubai Creek. Read more

The Sharq Crossing Doha By…

Architecture | September 17, 2015

Image courtesy of Calatrava Architects The Sharq Crossing Doha By Calatrava Architects The Sharq Crossing (formerly Doha Bay Crossing) Masterplan has been developed by Santiago Calatrava at the request of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning (MMUP) and features a unique combination of an efficient civil engineering solution and a highly iconic design. Read more

Le Nuage in Montpellier by…

Architecture | September 9, 2015

Image Courtesy of Philippe Starck Le Nuage in Montpellier by Philippe Starck Le Nuage is the first inflatable private building in Europe. It is an extraordinary construction, ethical and poetical. Read more

Delhi One by Woods Bagot

Architecture | September 8, 2015

Image courtesy of Woods Bagot Delhi One by Woods Bagot Delhi One is a large scale mixed-use complex in Noida, a fast-developing, modern city located southeast of Delhi, India. Integrating four commercial office towers, three residential towers, a Four Seasons hotel, a mixed commercial office and hotel tower and two levels of world-class retail, Delhi One […] Read more

Cirkelbroen by Olafur Eliasson

Architecture, Design | September 7, 2015

Image courtesy of Olafur Eliasson Cirkelbroen by Olafur Eliasson Copenhagen harbour Cirkelbroen (The circle bridge) has officially opened in Copenhagen. More than 7000 attended the festive opening ceremony for the bridge, where world – renowned Danish – Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, the creator of the bridge, spoke alongside Lord Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, and […] Read more

Dror for 100 Varick

Architecture | September 1, 2015

Image courtesy of Dror Dror for 100 Varick An elegant dance of geometry, shadows, and light, 100 Varick embodies a new relationship between structure and skin. A QuaDror exoskeleton replaces the interior support system of a traditional high-rise, allowing glass volumes to be inserted into individual apertures formed by the frame. Read more

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