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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
06/08/14 1144 Fifteenth Pickard Chilton and Kendall/Heaton Associates-designed 1144 Fifteenth tower to be the 5th 
06/08/14 USA Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 Construction starts on barn-inspired USA Pavilion at Milan Expo by Biber Architects 
05/08/14 One More 100m-tall residential tower by spatial practice begins construction in Kaohsiung City 
01/08/14 French Bridge Swooping suspension bridge planned for Rome 
31/07/14 M-velope  
31/07/14 RMK Headquarters Architectural design of new HQ by Foster + Partners inspires logo change for RMK 
31/07/14 Window of Guangzhou Window of Guangzhou revealed by Atkins 
30/07/14 The Ridge Hospital / Accra Regional Hospital Perkins+Will designs bold healthcare facility to replace Ghana Ridge Hospital 
30/07/14 Ham Yard Soho site given new life by Woods Bagot 
28/07/14 Novartis Office Building and Visitor Reception First images of Novartis Office Building and Visitor Reception by WEISS/MANFREDI 
24/07/14 Lotus Exhibition Centre and People’s Park Sculptural public facility seeks to encourage local participation and ownership of place 
24/07/14 Northeast Asia Trade Tower Tapering form by KPF completes in Incheon 
23/07/14 Spotlight Youth Space Close collaboration with client and end users results in positive result in Poplar 
22/07/14 Sport Centre Jules Ladoumègue Sport Centre Jules Ladoumègue reimagined by Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes 
22/07/14 Cosmopolitan Twarda 2/4 Chicago-based JAHN celebrates opening of its Cosmopolitan Twarda 2/4 in Warsaw 
21/07/14 Singapore Sports Hub Singapore Sports Hub centres on 55,000-seat national stadium with retractable roof 
18/07/14 Brighton Hippodrome Russ Drage Architects given green light for redevelopment plans to treasured landmark 
18/07/14 Uzuri Hotel Resort Uzuri Hotel Resort by Jestico + Whiles to include Spice Garden for use in restaurant 
18/07/14 PSES Building Construction completes on Porter School of Environmental Sciences in Tel Aviv 
17/07/14 Nieuw Zuid Tower Vertical mini-communities planned as 24-storey residential tower wins competition