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Vinge Train Station by Henning…

Architecture | October 31, 2014

Image courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects Vinge Train Station by Henning Larsen Architects Vinge is a new city to be developed within Frederikssund Municipality north of Copenhagen, Denmark. Covering 350 hectares, it will be the largest urban development project in Denmark. Read more


Elenberg Fraser designs Lighthouse

Architecture | October 29, 2014

Image courtesy of Elenberg Fraser Elenberg Fraser designs Lighthouse This new 69 storey beacon on the northern edge of Melbourne’s CBD is a twisting helix that seems to defy the laws of physics. Appearing to turn on its trajectory, the building has no corners. Read more


Daniel Libeskind for Mizner on…

Architecture | October 27, 2014

Daniel Libeskind for Mizner on the Green Daniel Libeskind has been commissioned to design four new ultra-luxury condominium residence towers to add to the ‘Mizner on the Green‘ community in Boca Raton, located just North of Miami. Read more


Zhang Hai Ao designs Sunrise…

Architecture, Design | October 22, 2014

Image courtesy of Kempinski Hotels Zhang Hai Ao designs Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Zhang worked with his team of 60 designers from across the globe, including the UK, Italy, Spain, the US, Holland and the Philippines, who spent 60 days brilliantly developing this amazing building design. Read more


Calgary’s New Central Library and…

Architecture | October 17, 2014

Image courtesy of Snøhetta Calgary’s New Central Library and Library Plaza In 2013 Snøhetta and DIALOG‘s competition-winning design was selected for the new Calgary Public Library. Read more


Market Hall by MVRDV

Architecture | October 16, 2014

Image courtesy of MVRDV architects Market Hall by MVRDV Construction of the Market Hall started at the end of 2009, and an information pavilion about the project, as well as its progress, can be seen at Blaak Market (Blaak Station on the Rotterdam Metro). Read more


Los Angeles Union Station Master…

Architecture | October 15, 2014

Image courtesy of Grimshaw Architects Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan Grimshaw, in partnership with Gruen Associates, is leading the design for the Los Angeles Union Station Master Plan. The scheme preserves the celebrated qualities of the historic station and its surrounding 17 hectares while addressing the urgent needs of the future. Read more


NAMOC by Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Architecture | October 14, 2014

Image courtesy of Ateliers Jean Nouvel NAMOC by Ateliers Jean Nouvel Located next to the historic axis of Beijing and symbolically connected to the Forbidden City, the new National Art Museum of China will take its place by its size – 130 000 square meters – and by the importance of its collections – from […] Read more


3XN designs Sydney High Rise

Architecture | October 14, 2014

Image courtesy of 3XN 3XN designs Sydney High Rise The 50 Bridge Street “Quay Quarter Tower” represents the first major project designed by a Danish architect in Sydney since Jørn Utzon designed the landmark Opera House in 1973. 3XN’s innovative design will revitalise AMP Capital’s site, located close to the Opera House, into a vibrant […] Read more


BSN7 – Basin 7 by…

Architecture | October 10, 2014

Image courtesy of BIG Group BSN7 – Basin 7 by BIG group BIG‘s design for Basin 7 in Aarhus, Denmark, will breathe life into the harbor front of Denmark‘s second largest city by creating a new public promenade for its citizens. Rather than developing private residences and activating the remaining space between the buildings once […] Read more


Jing Mian Xin Cheng by…

Architecture | October 9, 2014

Image courtesy of Spark Architects Jing Mian Xin Cheng by Spark Architects Jin Mian Xin Cheng is a mixed-use development adjacent to Beijing’s Fourth Ring Road. It consists of two office towers and a retail podium, with a protected public plaza to their rear. Read more


Amorepacific by David Chipperfield

Architecture | October 7, 2014

Image courtesy of David Chipperfield Architects Amorepacific by David Chipperfield The new headquarters for Amorepacific, a large Korean cosmetics company, are situated in the centre of Seoul. In immediate proximity lies a former US military zone that will be transformed into the spacious new public Yongsan Park and an International Business District presenting the largest high-rise […] Read more


Shi Ling Bridge by Tonkin…

Architecture | October 3, 2014

Image courtesy of Tonkin Liu Shi Ling Bridge by Tonkin Liu Shell Lace Structure is a technique inspired by nature. Seashells gain strength from optimised curvilinear geometry, locking in stiffness with corrugation. Lightness is achieved through perforation, creating highly-efficient and responsive structures with minimum weight and wastage. Read more


Zaha Hadid’s Grace on Coronation…

Architecture | October 1, 2014

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid’s Grace on Coronation towers Located on the former Australian Broadcasting Corporation site in Toowong, 4 kilometres west of Brisbane‘s Central Business District, the Grace on Coronation design provides 486 apartments in three residential towers, eight villas and 7,300 sqm of landscaped riverfront public parklands. Read more


Victoria One designed by Elenberg…

Architecture | September 24, 2014

Image courtesy of Elenberg Fraser Victoria One designed by Elenberg Fraser Elenberg Fraser’s new building Victoria One, on the northern edge of Melbourne’s CBD is the next chapter in Elenberg Fraser’s story of rejuvenation for Melbourne’s northern corner. The form and façade of this mixed-use tower recalls Victoria’s famous landscapes – the gardens, waterfalls, rainforests, […] Read more


Zaha Hadid Architects design new…

Architecture | September 17, 2014

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Zaha Hadid Architects design new Mathematics Gallery Zaha Hadid Architects have been chosen by the Science Museum to design a pioneering new mathematics gallery, made possible by the largest individual donation ever made to the museum from long-standing supporters of science David and Claudia Harding. Read more


Foster + Partners, FR-EE and…

Architecture | September 12, 2014

Image courtesy of Foster + Partners Foster + Partners, FR-EE and NACO design Stansted Airport Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, in the presence of the Governor of the State of Mexico, government ministers, the Mayor of Mexico City, Lord Foster and Fernando Romero, has announced that a collaboration between Foster + Partners, FR-EE (Fernando Romero […] Read more


Cultural complex by Mecanoo

Architecture | September 10, 2014

Image courtesy of Mecanoo Cultural complex by Mecanoo Mecanoo designed the winning competition entry for a new 83,500 m2 cultural complex with a public art museum, science museum, youth centre and a bookshop, public square and parking in the Shenzhen district. Read more


Carnal Dome by Tschumi

Architecture | September 8, 2014

Image courtesy of Tschumi Carnal Dome by Tschumi 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 the question: how can architecture establish a […] Read more


Christchurch Convention Centre

Architecture | September 5, 2014

Image courtesy of Woods Bagot Christchurch Convention Centre Plenary Conventions NZ working with architects Woods Bagot and Warren and Mahoney, have been selected by the New Zealand Government as the preferred development consortium for the Christchurch Convention Centre. Read more


Clarion Hotel Energy designed by…

Architecture | September 3, 2014

Image courtesy of Snøhetta Clarion Hotel Energy designed by Snøhetta In 2012, Snøhetta was commissioned for a volume and concept study for a hotel and conference center in Stavanger, Norway. Clarion Hotel Energy was completed and opened for guests on August 20th 2014. Read more


Shenzhen bay super city by…

Architecture | September 2, 2014

Images courtesy of UNIT Shenzhen bay super city by UNIT Urban population is increasing at an unprecedented speed. Density’s growth is inevitable. The living space has to be extruded from the ground up to satisfy the need of dwelling area. Each skyscraper is like an isolated island. We suggest a sky street at the height […] Read more


Nature Concert Hall by Didzis…

Architecture | August 29, 2014

Image courtesy of Didzis Jaunzems Architecture Nature Concert Hall by Didzis Jaunzems Architecture Pavilion/stage for “Nature Concert Hall” is designed as an art object that unifies all main atmosphere making components of the event – space, light, video and music. Under the roof of the pavilion is a place for academic symphonic chamber orchestra of […] Read more


Central Embassy by AL_A

Architecture | August 28, 2014

Image coutesy of AL_A & Ogle Models Central Embassy by AL_A & Ogle Models   Located within the former gardens of the British Embassy along Ploenchit Road, Bangkok’s primary commercial artery, the 1.5 million sq ft Bangkok Central Embassy project merges a seven storey luxury retail podium and a 30 storey five-star hotel tower into a cohesive, twisting […] Read more


Zhuhai observation tower

Architecture | August 27, 2014

Image courtesy of Rmjm Zhuhai observation tower As a part of Doumen‘s new riverfront improvement project, a new landmark tower should be realized at the intersection of two rivers in the center of the new promenade development. RMJM Shenzhen recently won the competition for this new observation tower in Zhuhai. Read more


Heydar Aliyev International Airport by…

Architecture | August 8, 2014

Image courtesy of Kerem Sanliman Heydar Aliyev International Airport by Autoban The new terminal at Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport will soon open in the country’s capital of Baku. The landmark terminal features interior architecture and experiential design by the globally acclaimed, Istanbul-based Autoban studio. Read more


Fifth phase of Jumeirah Beach…

Architecture | August 6, 2014

Image courtesy of Broadway Malyan Fifth phase of Jumeirah Beach Hotel expansion UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has endorsed the fifth phase of Jumeirah Beach Hotel expansion plan, which is set for completion in 2018. Read more


Faisal Islamic Bank

Architecture | August 5, 2014

Image courtesy of Coop Himmelblau Faisal Islamic Bank The New Faisal Islamic Bank HQ & Cultural Centre in Khartoum combines the requirements of a modern Bank Head Quarter with a Cultural Centre in a unique way and forms an unprecedented landmark. The 70 meter high-rise profile is a solitary figure seen from all of the […] Read more


Coop Himmelblau designs Arvo Pärt…

Architecture, Design | August 4, 2014

Image courtesy of Coop Himmelblau Coop Himmelblau designs Arvo Pärt Sound Cloud The Sound Cloud takes reference from Arvo Pärt’s music as well as the dense pine forest. Its shape is derived from the song “Spiegel im Spiegel“, consolidating the main sequence spectrogram of the song into the curves of a roof. Read more


MAD and Studio Gang selected…

Architecture | July 31, 2014

Image courtesy of MAD Architects MAD and Studio Gang selected to design the Museum of Narrative Art Following a global search, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) announced that Beijing-based MAD Architects has been selected as the principal designer for the LMNA site while Chicago-based Studio Gang will design the landscape and create a […] Read more