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Arup working with RFA Fenwick Iribarren Architects on Qatar Foundation Stadium


The Qatar Foundation and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy has officially unveiled the design for the Qatar Foundation Stadium. The stadium is part of the Health and Wellness Precinct, within Qatar Foundation Education City and is conceived as a proposed host venue for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ and one of the principal sports complexes in Qatar. Additionally the Health & Wellness Precinct includes an indoor aquatic centre with two Olympic size pools and a diving pool, a multipurpose sports pavilion... more

Steven Holl wins first international design competition for a public building in Mumbai


Steven Holl Architects has been selected to design a new wing for the Mumbai City Museum, also known as Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum. Besting competition from Zaha Hadid, OMA and Amanda Levete, plus 5 other finalist teams, Steven Holl Architects will now work in collaboration with Opolis Architects, Guy Nordenson & Associates and Transsolar on the design. The museum will be expanding to the north with a 125,000 sq ft addition, situated in Mumbai’s oldest museum garden in Byculla. Working with the site boundary... more

Bosco Verticale wins International Highrise Award as ‘prototype for cities of tomorrow'


A high-rise ‘urban forest’ in Milan has been selected winner of the International Highrise Award 2014 as presented by the City of Frankfurt am Main with Deutsches Architekturmuseum and DekaBank. Bosco Verticale was designed by Boeri Studio (now Stefano Boeri Architetti and Barreca & La Varra) with developer Hines and engineers Arup. The awards jury stated that they viewed the design as ‘a prototype for the cities of tomorrow’. The 40,000 sq m development is formed of two residential towers at 110m and 76m in height... more

More ECO News

Date Project Description
24/04/14 Hanwha HQ  
23/04/14 Vanke Co. Office Towers gmp wins design competition for trio of high-rise Vanke office towers in Shanghai 
22/04/14 The Future of Sustainable Housing Trio of flood-resistant houses costing less than $2,000 constructed in Cambodia 
16/04/14 Korea University Business School Hyundai Motor Hall Samoo reconfigures challenging site for new Business School to provide easier access 
11/04/14 New North Zealand Hospital C.F. Møller releases shortlisted design for New North Zealand Hospital competition 
11/04/14 Statoil Swedish firm Wingårdhs wins Statoil project 
11/04/14 Wenzhou Tower  
10/04/14 Barclays Center Green roof to grace the Barclays Center 
09/04/14 Al Qassim Green University  
08/04/14 One Church Square £5.5m housing project by Paul Davis + Partner respects neighbouring listed church 
04/04/14 Tesdorpfstrasse 8  
03/04/14 African Games Stadium $500m PTW-designed African Games Stadium to complete in Brazzaville by 2015 
01/04/14 Century City Mall  
01/04/14 Pop-Up Passive House  
28/03/14 The Old Mine Disused mine in Walbrzych, Poland finds new life as modern science and art centre 
27/03/14 North West Cambridge Development Go-ahead given for North West Cambridge Developments 
26/03/14 School of International and Public Affairs Arquitectonica's School of International and Public Affairs achieves LEED Gold 
26/03/14 School of International and Public Affairs Arquitectonica's School of International and Public Affairs achieves LEED Gold 
25/03/14 Seaport Square Civic and cultural projects to anchor South Boston’s Innovation District 
21/03/14 Leadenhall Street Rooftop Pavilion Green light for BuckleyGrayYeoman's two-storey rooftop pavilion in the City of London