RECENT POSTS IN ARCHITECTURE

IDEA FACTORY BY MVRDV

Architecture | October 29, 2022

MVRDV has completed construction of the Idea Factory, a transformation of a former factory building in the Shenzhen urban village of Nantou that sustainably reusing and improving the building instead of demolishing and rebuilding it. Read more


Central + Wolfe Campus

Architecture | October 26, 2022

A Tech Campus as Innovative as its People. Welcome to the future of work - an office that sparks imagination and promotes wellness by connecting employees with their colleagues and nature. This was the vision for Central & Wolfe, a curvilinear, concrete-and-glass campus that stands out from the cookie-cutter tilt-up ‘boxes’ that long have characterized Silicon Valley. Read more


KADOKAWA CULTURE MUSEUM

Architecture | October 19, 2022

This multipurpose complex located in Tokorozawa on the Musashino plateau created by the collision of four crustal plates which is unprecedented anywhere else in the world, mixes and integrates a digital printing factory, new type of computer-controlled distribution warehouse, offices, art gallery, library, museum, anime-themed hotel and anime culture in an organic and cross-sectoral manner. Read more


IT’S ABOUT TIME

Architecture | October 14, 2022

It's About Time, the 10th edition of the Rotterdam Architecture Biennale, will be taking stock during its just over seven-week-long manifestation. Read more


Oslo Architecture Triennale 2022

Architecture | October 7, 2022

In a time when the world is facing major social and environmental challenges, Oslo Architecture Triennale 2022 spotlights neighbourhood as a place and horizon for rethinking our cities. Read more


La Rose de Cherbourg

Architecture | October 4, 2022

The Rose de Cherbourg site is, on the scale of its constructability allowing a tower of about 220 meters high, an inscription in the panorama and the skyline of La Défense seen from the historic axis. By its architecture of great visibility, it is likely to rebalance the current composition characterized by a multitude of towers of great height, to the North of the axis, and a lower profile to the South of this axis. Read more


WEGROW

Architecture | September 30, 2022

BIG and WeWork’s collaboration and belief in creativity manifests through the first WeGrow school in New York City. The interactive learning landscape supports a conscious approach to education, nurturing the growth, spirit and mind of the 21st century child. Read more


Datong Art Museum

Architecture | September 3, 2022

Datong Art Museum - an important new cultural destination in China - has opened to the public with a special exhibition featuring oil paintings by local artists. Read more


SOUTHERN DUNES

Architecture | August 31, 2022

Situated a short distance inland from the Red Sea coast, Southern Dunes is a new luxury resort that is set to become a new destination for global tourists. Read more


CABIN FAIRY TOWN

Architecture | August 29, 2022

The Wooden Cabin Town is located on an island in the West Sea of Lushan, southwest of Jiujiang, Jiangxi. It was designed by Shanghai Parallect Architecture Studio. Read more


Ilulissat Icefjord Centre

Architecture | August 25, 2022

At the western coast of Greenland lies the massive glacier Sermeq Kujalleq. For more than 250 years, glaciologists have studied the ancient glacier and its daily production of immense amounts of ice, and it remains an ideal spot for scientific observation of climate change. Read more


Munich first climate-neutral arena

Architecture | August 24, 2022

Global architectural design firm Populous has been chosen as the architect for a new multi-use, climate-neutral, 20,000 capacity event arena in Munich, following Council approval for the project. Read more


Citicape House London

Architecture | August 16, 2022

Citicape House creates a distinctive architectural statement, while absorbing eight tonnes of pollution annually and setting the standard for urban greening in London. Read more


The Coastal Path by ENTROPIC

Architecture | August 16, 2022

How can we adapt our cities for the coming challenges with rising water levels? ​The Coastal Path is a solution for the flood protection line to protect Vejle from storm surges and rising sea water level. Read more


SANYA HORIZONS

Architecture | August 14, 2022

Winner of an international design competition, Ole Scheeren's vision for a tropical resort complex framing the horizon of Sanya's spectacular coastline is scheduled to open in 2026 to enhance the experience of the natural world. Read more


CASA HERNANDEZ

Architecture | August 13, 2022

The developments proliferating on the outskirts of Madrid, in wastelands and brownfields surrounding the city, show an urban planning that is completely indifferent towards the landscape and any kind of cohabitation with nature. Read more


The Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl’s School

Architecture | August 9, 2022

Sitting atop numerous acres in the heart of the mystic Thar Desert in Rajasthan, India, stands The Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl's School - a fantastical oval sandstone structure that blends seamlessly into the arid landscape. Set to open in July 2021, the school will serve more than 400 girls, from kindergarten to class 10, that live below the poverty line in the region where female literacy barely touches 36 percent. Standing as a beacon in its desert kingdom of Jaisalmer, The Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl's School was built to improve the lives of the community. Read more


Luxelakes Floating Headquarters

Architecture | July 28, 2022

The Floating Headquarters project is part of the Luxelakes Eco City development, located in Chengdu. Positioned on the Eco City's northern edge the project is integrated in the residential area and sits beside a lakeside peninsula. Read more


ANTINORI WINERY

Architecture | July 23, 2022

The site is surrounded by the unique hills of Chianti, covered with vineyards, half-way between Florence and Siena. Read more


Amant, Brooklyn, NY

Architecture | July 20, 2022

Amant is an arts campus spread across three blocks in rapidly changing, industrial North Brooklyn. This cultural incubator functions both privately and publicly, with artist studios, galleries, offices, storage, and a cafe. Read more


ASTRUP FEARNLEY MUSEUM OF MODERN…

Architecture | July 14, 2022

Integrating art and leisure, the complex combines the Astrup Fearnley Museum and an office building, with a new public sculpture park, swimming beach and waterside promenade. Read more


Sustainability Lab

Architecture | July 11, 2022

As Bellevue University began to expand its science, technology, engineering and math courses in biology and secondary education, it needed an outdoor lab facility to bring students hands-on experiences in studying sustainable resources. Read more


Gateway Station

Architecture | July 7, 2022

In March 2020, the Gateway Station, in Minato Ku, a special neighborhood in Tokyo, has been completed. The sation is 3969.52 m2 and It is a new station on the Yamanote Line, a circular railway in Tokyo, and will be the 30th station on the Yamanote Line. Read more


CHINA PHILHARMONIC BY MAD

Architecture | July 6, 2022

The concert hall was designed in collaboration with renowned acoustic expert Yasuhisa Toyota, and will be the orchestra’s first permanent residency. The philharmonic orchestra’s goal is to create a state of the art concert hall that will serve as a cultural exchange and China’s new locus for classical music. Read more


JINGHE NEW CITY CULTURE and…

Architecture | June 28, 2022

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been named winner of the competition to design the Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre. Jinghe New City is growing as a science and technology hub north of Xi'an in China's Shaanxi province. Supported by new scientific research institutes and Read more


ZENTRUM PAUL KLEE

Architecture | June 25, 2022

The complex nature of the shapes and articulations of the body of work of German-Swiss artist Paul Klee is reflected in the architecture of the Zentrum. Read more


ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES

Architecture | June 18, 2022

In the heart of Los Angeles, at the intersection of Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is the world’s premier movie museum. Read more


STUDIO CITY PHASE 2

Architecture | June 15, 2022

Located in the Cotai district of Macau adjacent to the Lotus Bridge crossing with mainland China, the Hollywood- inspired Studio City resort has welcomed guests and visitors to the city since 2015. Appointed in 2017 to expand the resort, Zaha Hadid Architects designed Studio City Phase 2 with new leisure, entertainment and hospitality facilities including one of Asia’s largest indoor & outdoor water parks and a six-screen Cineplex together with extensive conference and exhibition spaces. Read more