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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
01/12/14 Moesgaard Museum  
01/12/14 Metropol Istanbul Roy Higgs International to develop retail section of mixed-use Metropol Istanbul 
28/11/14 Dongfeng Shopping Mall Sculptural 350,000 sq m shopping mall for Zhengzhou unveiled by amphibianArc 
26/11/14 Kolla School Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture completes 11,000 sq m Swedish Passive House school 
26/11/14 Home Farm Grow old gracefully at SPARK's Home Farm alternative retirement concept in Singapore 
25/11/14 Les Teintureries Pierre Vurpas et Associés re-imagines former dye works to create edgy business hub 
25/11/14 North Beach Branch Library Leddy Maytum Stacy's North Beach Branch Library opens as part of wider development 
21/11/14 Gunyama Park and Green Square Aquatic Centre Andrew Burges Architects, Grimshaw and T.C.L. wins Sydney park competition 
21/11/14 Bosco Verticale Bosco Verticale wins International Highrise Award as ‘prototype for cities of tomorrow' 
20/11/14 Kline Athletic Center, Dickinson College Phase I of Kline Athletic Center renovation and expansion completes in Carlisle 
20/11/14 Office Development Six-tower office complex pitch sees Rocco Design Architects win invited competition 
18/11/14 Grand Hyatt Dalian 44-storey Goettsch Partners-designed hotel for China Resources Land Ltd now open 
18/11/14 Mesa City Center Mesa, Arizona to gain sculptural new city center addition 
17/11/14 Early Childhood Center Contrast is key in Early Childhood Center by Tectoniques in French town of Autun 
14/11/14 Køge North Station COBE, DISSING+WEITLING and COWI secure commission for grand Danish station 
14/11/14 Smithsonian Institution South Mall Campus BIG releases designs for redevelopment of Smithsonian South Mall Campus 
12/11/14 Garden Bridge Lambeth Council approves Garden Bridge 
12/11/14 IBS Headquarters Phase I Samoo wins commission for IBS HQ Phase I with quad-based green complex 
10/11/14 WAN AWARDS Project of the Week WAN AWARDS Project of the Week 
07/11/14 Villa Pruhonice Technologically advanced private villa completes in village on outskirts of Prague