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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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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