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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

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Date Project Description
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 
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 
20/03/14 Nice Méridia Urban Technopolis Work to commence imminently on first phase of Nice Méridia Urban Technopolis 
20/03/14 Aarau Station Forecourt and Bus Station Vehovar & Jauslin and formTL completes world's largest air-supported membrane structure 
19/03/14 China Communications Bank Headquarters  
14/03/14 Dunbar Place Make Architects completes first residential building in Hong Kong: Dunbar Place 
12/03/14 Kénitra High-Speed Railway Station Silvio d’Ascia Architecture designs high speed railway station in Kénitra 
12/03/14 York House Senior School Light-drenched entry point inserted into York House School by Acton Ostry Architects 
06/03/14 Bombay Sapphire Distillery BREEAM Award for Industrial Design given to 18th century paper mill-turned-distillery 
04/03/14 Taiwan High Speed Rail’s (THSR) Hsin Chu Station Mall 15,000 sq m retail facility by Benoy to support Hsin Chu High Speed Rail Station 
03/03/14 Emerson College  
28/02/14 Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse PBI-funded courthouse in Long Beach takes home Commercial Real Estate Award 
25/02/14 Menil Drawing Institute The Menil Collection unveils design for new drawing institute in Houston, Texas 
24/02/14 Flavours Orchard Three districts of plus-energy homes posed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures 
21/02/14 Allahabad Masterplan Studio Symbiosis presents masterplan for Allahabad at the meeting of 3 rivers