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The Floating House The Flying Garden Tower The Grand Equipment Documentary (GED) Villa R Ang Trapeang Thmor Memorial Crane Reserve Les Pavillons Monte-Carlo

Coop Himmelb(l)au’s design for the Flying Garden Tower will define the new Frankfurt Airport district.


The designs for the Flying Garden Tower project, released by Coop Himmelb(l)au will form part of the Gateways Gardens district in Frankfurt, Germany. The building will be located in the urban district development Gateways Gardens that is part of Frankfurt Airport City, one of Europe’s main transportation hubs. With its outstanding profile and polygonal shape, the Flying Garden Tower is a 67 m tall building, easily recognisable from any part of Frankfurt Airport... more

Richard Martinet of Affine Design realises an innovative structure of ephemeral architecture


The architect Richard Martinet of Affine Design, following the wishes of the Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, has designed an ensemble of five pavilions located between Avenue de la Costa and Place du Casino, at the heart of Monte-Carlo, Monaco. The project is consecutive to major work on two historic buildings, as part of the urban development of the Place du Casino; The Hôtel de Paris (1864), now restored and embellished by Martinet himself, and the Sporting d’Hiver (1931) will be replaced in 2018 with three... more

Centre aims to raise awareness of both natural and cultural heritage


Designs for the Ang Trapeang Thmor interpretation centre, a new hub for Eco-tourism in northern Cambodia have been revealed. The Royal Government of Cambodia, along with Building Trust International (BTI) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), confirmed construction works are due to commence next year. It will house eco-sustainable activities for Cambodian tourism, as well as being a reflection on the past atrocities of the Khmer Rouge period. The project aims to showcase the varied wildlife the country has to offer and it will act as a... more

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Date Project Description
28/01/15 The Floating House Carl Turner Architects‘ new design within everyone’s reach 
19/01/15 The Flying Garden Tower Coop Himmelb(l)au’s design for the Flying Garden Tower will define the new Frankfurt Airpo 
19/01/15 The Grand Equipment Documentary (GED) Elizabeth De Portzamparc Architects wins in Paris 
14/01/15 Villa R House, residential, interiors, forest, Denmark, design 
12/01/15 Ang Trapeang Thmor Memorial Crane Reserve A new interpretation centre for heritage and wildlife conservation of Cambodia, designed b 
09/01/15 Les Pavillons Monte-Carlo Richard Martinet of Affine Design realises an innovative structure of ephemeral architectu 
05/01/15 Wellington College Performing Arts Centre Seilern Studio Architects get green light for Wellington College's new performing arts cen 
23/12/14 75 Rockefeller Plaza 75 Rockefeller Plaza to be renovated by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates in 2015 
23/12/14 Waldegrave School Astudio completes sixth form centre in Twickenham to 'inspire the next generation' 
18/12/14 Bee’ah Headquarters Zaha Hadid Architects reveals LEED Platinum Headquarters for Bee'ah in Sharjah 
17/12/14 Gorky Park and Serp and Molot masterplan New LDA Design masterplan recognised by the UK Landscape Institute Awards 
16/12/14 The Edge PLP Architecture's Deloitte HQ achieves BREEAM's highest ever rating with 98.36% 
15/12/14 Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center WAN attends official opening of former WAN AWARDS shortlisted scheme in Anaheim 
11/12/14 Sadovniki Park Sadovniki Park in Moscow given a revamp by LDA Design with Alphabet City 
10/12/14 Qatar Foundation Stadium Arup working with RFA Fenwick Iribarren Architects on Qatar Foundation Stadium 
10/12/14 International Olympic Committee Headquarters Movement, flexibility and sustainability define 3XN's concept for IOC 
09/12/14 Mumbai City Museum Steven Holl wins first international design competition for a public building in Mumbai 
04/12/14 Refugee Garden Refugee Garden in Sydney enables those awaiting visas the opportunity to give back 
03/12/14 Copenhagen Business School Extensive urban spaces anchor new campus for Copenhagen Business School 
02/12/14 Groupe Dynamite Aedifica inserts light-drenched atrium into Montreal head office of global retailer