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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
16/07/14 Moorgate Exchange BREEAM 'Excellent' and LEED Platinum Moorgate Exchange completes in City of London 
14/07/14 5 Pancras Square Bennetts Associates-designed 5 Pancras Square achieves 96% BREEAM rating 
10/07/14 Longbeach Apartments Construction completes on Tony Owen Partners-designed Longbeach Apartments 
09/07/14 Faculty of Engineering + Information Technology, UTS UTS prepares to welcome first students into new Faculty of Engineering & IT building 
08/07/14 Transcon Flora Construction underway on sustainable residential block by Reza Kabul Architects 
08/07/14 Solar Orchid Self-contained, solar-powered floating pods posed for Singapore waterways 
08/07/14 I/O Building, Faculty of Education of HAN University of Applied Sciences New volume at HAN enables existing buildings on campus to save on energy bills 
04/07/14 BioCasa_82 Sustainability testing completes on BioCasa_82 residence in Treviso by arplan 
03/07/14 Clubhuis VVW Blankenberge BURO II & ARCHI+I completes new clubhouse for Vlaamse Vereniging voor Watersport 
03/07/14 20 Farringdon Street Denton Corker Marshall gains planning for 12-storey commercial form in City of London 
01/07/14 K21 Multi-layered facade defines 15,000 sq m mixed-use form by Wingårdhs 
27/06/14 Waste House  
27/06/14 The Interlace The Interlace by OMA / Ole Scheeren named winner of CTBUH Urban Habitat Award 
25/06/14 Stempel Complex, Florida International University Perkins+Will-designed Stempel Complex in Florida to complete this summer 
25/06/14 Thane One Bentel Associates Realty Design Consultants unveils Thane One 
24/06/14 Yacht Club de Monaco Foster + Partners-designed Yacht Club de Monaco enjoys official opening celebrations 
20/06/14 Crescent McKinney and Olive Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects-designed 530,000 sq ft office development destined for Dalla 
20/06/14 Museo de Ciencias Ambientales (MCA) MET Studio to masterplan and design three galleries at Museo de Ciencias Ambientales 
20/06/14 The CUBE The CUBE at Kobi Karp-designed Miami building employs tintable SageGlass 
18/06/14 Vietnamese-German University Campus Phase I of Vietnamese-German University Campus to be completed by November 2017