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

SwissTech Convention Center to the…

Architecture | May 30, 2014

Image courtesy of Fernando Guerra SwissTech Convention Center to the EPFL campus Situated at the northern entrance to the EPFL campus, the SwissTech Convention Center becomes a new landmark, a clearly identifiable reference point in the landscape. The metallic shell, closely following the internal spatial configuration of the optimised main auditorium. Read more

Pavilion Rio Olympic Games 2016…

Architecture | May 29, 2014

Pavilion Rio Olympic Games 2016 by KREOD Chun Qing Li, founding director of KREOD and his team will deliver an International Trade Pavilion in Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games. The Pavilion will be 1200 sqm and will be built in Barra da Tijuca where the majority of the games will be held. Read more

Fondation Louis Vuitton by Frank…

Architecture | May 23, 2014

Image courtesy of Fondation Louis Vuitton Fondation Louis Vuitton by Frank Gehry The Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la création will open its doors in Paris this spring. This extraordinary space for art and culture was conceived by architect Frank Gehry as a vessel whose sails soar amidst the trees of the Bois de Boulogne. The […] Read more

Italy unveils permanent Milan Expo…

Architecture | May 19, 2014

Image courtesy of Nemesi&Partners Italy unveils permanent Milan Expo pavilion Italy has become the latest nation to unveil proposals for the Milan Expo 2015, which include a pavilion with an air-cleaning facade designed by Roma studio Nemesi&Partners to resemble tree branches. As one of the few expo structures that will remain on the site after […] Read more

Vanke new city center sales…

Architecture | May 12, 2014

Image courtesy of Shu He Vanke New City Center Sales Gallery by SPARK Architects Spark’s recently completed Sales Gallery opened to prospective buyers. Located adjacent to Nanjing South Railway Station the two storey building showcases the broad spectrum of residential and commercial space available for lease and purchase at Vanke’s SPARK designed ambitious mixed use […] Read more

Fundamentals: 14th International Architecture Exhibition

Architecture | May 9, 2014

Fundamentals: 14th International Architecture Exhibition The President of la Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, accompanied by the curator of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition, Rem Koolhaas, announce the 14th Exhibition, which will take place from 7 June to 23 November 2014 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale (Preview on 5 and 6 June) and […] Read more

MAD’s Chaoyang Park Plaza

Architecture | May 7, 2014

Image courtesy of MAD MAD’s Chaoyang Park Plaza 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. This project pushes the boundary of the urbanization process in modern cosmopolitan life by creating a dialogue between artificial […] Read more

Hanwha’s Headquarters By UNStudio

Architecture | May 6, 2014

Image courtesy of UNstudio New Animated LED Pixilated Facade For Hanwha’s Headquarters By UNStudio UNStudio’s design for the Hanwha’s headquarter building incorporates the renovation and remodelling of the facade, the interior of the common spaces, lobbies, meeting levels, auditorium and executive areas, along with the redesign of the landscaping. Several important variables were required to […] Read more

Hive-inn Traveling Container rooms Hotel

Architecture, Design | April 29, 2014

Image courtesy of OVA Studio Hive-inn Traveling Container rooms Hotel Hive-inn, a hotel structure that allows containers rooms to travel in and out, designed by Hong-Kong-based OVA studio, for applications such as emergency housing or medical care units and more. Read more

Hualien residences by Bjarke Ingels…

Architecture | April 28, 2014

Image courtesy of BIG Hualien residences by Bjarke Ingels group The Hualien Wellness & Residential development seeks to find the perfect balance between nature, health and the built environment. Sloping green roofs provide shade, remove heat, harvest rainwater and produce clean, breathable air, while the proximity to lush vegetation in the apartments creates a stress-relieving […] Read more

New York’s latest crop of…

Architecture | April 23, 2014

Image courtesy of, Inc New York’s latest crop of luxury residential developments At an event hosted by the Skyscraper Museum, the starchitect behind 432 Park Avenue, Rafael Viñoly, gave a behind-the-scenes peek at his design of a building that, once completed, will be the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere. Tall and skinny is the […] Read more

Kengo Kuma’s cake shop opens…

Architecture, Design | April 18, 2014

Image courtesy of Kengo Kuma and Associates Kengo Kuma’s cake shop opens in Tokyo Kengo Kuma has been pushing the boundary for some time, making unexpected materials work hard on his facades. The FRAC building in Marseille, and the Green Cast building and Towada City Plaza – both in Japan – all demonstrate his inventive […] Read more