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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
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14/10/14 WAN Sustainable Building of the Year award for 2014 Winner  
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24/09/14 The Curtain 'The Curtain' by Tony Owen Partners has been approved for the city of Sydney 
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18/09/14 Law School and Residence Hall, Fordham University Pei Cobb Freed & Partners' New Fordham Law School celebrates grand opening today 
18/09/14 Stratford ONE Unite Group launches first Olympic legacy redevelopment site completed since 2012 
18/09/14 Butterfly Square Weatherhead Architecture's residential 'town centre' scheme on the west Coast of Sweden 
12/09/14 Elisabeth and Helmut Uhl Foundation Building Modo Studio completes Elisabeth and Helmut Uhl Foundation Building in Laives, South-Tyrol 
12/09/14 Yesan Government Complex Yesan Government Complex handed to Samoo after sustainable competition entry 
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