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

Forward Thinking Architecture develops “floating…

Architecture | July 30, 2014

Image courtesy of Forward Thinking Architecture Forward Thinking Architecture presents “floating responsive agriculture” Forward Thinking Architecture is the counterpart and research arm of JAPA architectural practice. It is based on an ideas LAB format, involved on a variety of subjects such as architecture, urbanism, prototype development and strategic thinking and its effects on the city. Read more

L’Ourse Public Library

Architecture | July 29, 2014

Image courtesy of Ricardo Bofill L’Ourse Public Library The new public library “L’Ourse” represents a cultural landmark in the heart of the French town of Dinard. As part of an ambitious development scheme, this major education resource is key to the urban regeneration of the area, which was actually a neglected no-man’s land. Read more

Fuzhou Cross-Strait Cultural Art Center

Architecture | July 28, 2014

Image courtesy of Synthesis Design + Architecture Fuzhou Cross-Strait Cultural Art Center The project is an “cross-strait” cultural center in Fuzhou, China to commemorate the connection between China and Taiwan. The project is divided into two buildings, with each building conceptually representing a “tree” of Chinese culture, with three levels of articulation. Read more

Campus Osnabrück by Benthem Crouwel…

Architecture | July 25, 2014

Image courtesy of Benthem Crouwel Architects Campus Osnabrück by Benthem Crouwel Architects Osnabrück´s universities around the Westerberg required a new shared lecture and study building due to an expansion. The new hall will be used primarily by the University of Applied Science (Fachhochschule). The University of Osnabrück (Universität) will be able to cover the peak […] Read more

The Kazakhstan National Pantheon by…

Architecture | July 23, 2014

Image courtesy of BICUADRO The Kazakhstan National Pantheon by OCRA, Bicuadro and 3+1 The Kazakhstan National Pantheon will be built within a large natural environment surrounded by undeveloped land 17 km south of Astana. Read more

Mall of the World in…

Architecture | July 22, 2014

Image courtesy of  AFP/Getty Mall of the World in Dubai Unveiled this week, the Mall of the World is a vision for a climate-controlled leisure district, a place of hotels and shops, entertainment and healthcare, all connected by hermetically sealed avenues – 7km of them – along which trams will trundle. Read more

Singapore Sports Hub

Architecture | July 21, 2014

Singapore Sports Hub In June 2014 Singapore celebrated the opening of Asia’s first integrated sports, leisure, entertainment and lifestyle destination – the Singapore Sports Hub. Located on a stunning, central, 35-hectare waterfront site, Sports Hub provides a unique ecosystem of sporting, retail and leisure spaces, at the pivot between Singapore’s expanding city centre and the […] Read more

Casa Futebol by Axel de…

Architecture, Design | July 18, 2014

Image courtesy of 1week1project Casa Futebol by Axel de Stampa and Sylvain Macaux French architects Axel de Stampa and Sylvain Macaux of 1Week1Project have proposed the project “Casa Futebol“, a reappropriation of the stadiums renovated or built for the World Cup. Read more

Miraflores – Barranco footbridge

Architecture | July 16, 2014

Image courtesy of OOIIO Architecture Miraflores – Barranco footbridge Lima Municipality proposes the connection between Miraflores and Barranco districts with an iconic pedestrian bridge over the deep natural gap called Bajada de Armendáriz, which ends just in front of Pacific Ocean. Those two districts are very particular on Peruvian capital. Read more

New destination lifestyle centre for…

Architecture | July 15, 2014

Image courtesy of Woods Bagot New destination lifestyle centre for Kunming Following a design competition, Woods Bagot’s Beijing studio has been announced the winner of a benchmark mixed use development for Gemdale Group located on Haigeng Road, Kunming. Read more

The Ribbon Darling Harbour

Architecture | July 14, 2014

Image courtesy of HASSELL The Ribbon Darling Harbour The Ribbon is a new office, retail and entertainment complex set to transform Sydney‘s skyline and form an extraordinary new gateway to the western side of the city’s Central Business District. Named for the building’s undulating form that rises through two elevated roadways, The Ribbon has been […] Read more

Al bayt stadium world cup…

Architecture | July 14, 2014

Image courtesy of Neoscape Al bayt stadium world cup 2022 Al Bayt Stadium and Precinct will honour Qatar’s past while fully embracing the country’s global future. The Aspire Zone Foundation, a stakeholder of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), will deliver Al Bayt Stadium and Precinct. In 2022, the stadium will have the […] Read more

New York Theatre City by…

Architecture | July 11, 2014

Image courtesy of Massimo Guidotti New York Theatre City by Massimo Guidotti Massimo Guidotti Architetto’s design proposal for the “New York Theatre City” near the city’s industrial area of the Hudson Yard Project introduces a new cultural and social center. The area has anticipates a kind of a new driven project that would transform Manhattan’s […] Read more

KAPSARC by Zaha Hadid

Architecture | July 9, 2014

Image courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects KAPSARC by Zaha Hadid Construction is well underway at the “King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center” (KAPSARC) in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh. The complex forms the headquarters of KAPSARC, an independent non-profit organization dedicated to researching economics and technology across all platforms of energy. Read more

CADI’s 1911 Revolution Museum

Architecture | June 20, 2014

Image courtesy of Zhang Guangyuan CADI’s 1911 Revolution Museum 1911 Revolution Museum is a themed museum built to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Revolution of 1911 Shouyi, Wuchang. Located at the south side of Shouyi Square, Wuchang District, Wuhan, the Museum, together with the former address of Wuchang Uprising Military Government (the Red Building), […] Read more

Horticultural Expo Pavilion by UNStudio

Architecture | June 19, 2014

Image courtesy of UNStudio Horticultural Expo Pavilion by UNStudio The World Horticultural Expo 2014 takes place in the Chinese city of Qingdao (from April to October 2014) and is expected to attract 15 million international visitors. The main theme of the expo is “From the Earth, For the Earth” and aims to encourage the exchange […] Read more

Renzo Piano’s Bulbous Pathé Foundation…

Architecture | June 18, 2014

Image courtesy of Michel Denancé Renzo Piano’s Bulbous Pathé Foundation in Paris The art of inserting a new building into an historic city block means engaging in an open, physical dialogue with the existing city buildings. Building onto a structure also presents an opportunity for a wideranging renovation project, a reclaiming of space. The new […] Read more


Architecture | June 11, 2014

Image courtesy of Samoo SEULMUNDAE HALMANG MUSEUM BY SAMOO Planned as the 2nd phase of JejuStonePark, Samoo’s Seulmundae Halmang Museum is designed to incorporate the various history, culture, and myth of Jeju Island. The myth of Jeju Island involves a large deity, Seulmundae Halmang, a tall woman who is said to have created Mount Halla […] Read more