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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
02/12/14 Hong Kong International Airport Midfield Concourse Aedas-designed Hong Kong International Airport Midfield Concourse tops out 
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