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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
07/11/14 Villa Pruhonice Technologically advanced private villa completes in village on outskirts of Prague 
06/11/14 Beloit College Beloit College in Wisconsin hires Studio Gang Architects to transform power plant 
05/11/14 Marine Educational Centre 'Learning landscape' by NORD Architects and Grontmij Malmö wins Educational Centre 
05/11/14 Unboxed Traditional Mediterranean housing re-imagined in 100% recyclable, prefab form 
05/11/14 Super Tower G Land announces 615m tower for Bangkok 
05/11/14 UFCSPA Campus Igara Naturally-lit sports pitches create fluid connection in new Campus Igara, Brazil 
05/11/14 The Gate Residence Ambitious green residential development in Cairo integrates nine 'Megatrees' 
04/11/14 Riverside 66 Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates and Benoy-designed retail development opens in Tianjin 
04/11/14 LG Group Research and Science Campus HOK, Gansam Architects and Chang-Jo Architecture design science-based campus for LG Group 
14/10/14 WAN Sustainable Building of the Year award for 2014 Winner  
29/09/14 Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery prepares to open to an eager public on 1 October 
24/09/14 The Curtain 'The Curtain' by Tony Owen Partners has been approved for the city of Sydney 
23/09/14 Seven27 Apartments  
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 
11/09/14 Balance Gunesli AVCI Architects-designed Balance Gunesli in Istanbul to start construction in 2015 
11/09/14 Passive House Apartments Potential new residents invited to test out Chinese home built to Passive House Standard