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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
18/06/14 Al Farjan Recreational Sports Facilities Desert flowers inspire protective canopys at Al Farjan Recreational Sports Facilities 
18/06/14 Legacy ER-Allen 5G Studio Collaborative leave their legacy on Allen with zinc-clad healthcare centre 
17/06/14 Urban Skyfarm Brooklyn-based firm wins recognition with ambitious Urban Skyfarm concept for Seoul 
17/06/14 Hankook Technodome Hankook Tire embarks on expansion with R&D facility designed by Foster + Partners 
17/06/14 RMIT Vietnam, Academic Building 2 Pentago Spowers expands Saigon South Campus to support international demand 
13/06/14 Brick House LETH & GORI use one key building material to create a house to last for five generations 
12/06/14 Phoenix Towers Interdependent 1km towers blend Western technology with Chinese tradition & culture 
12/06/14 InsectCity and the BuzzBuilding  
11/06/14 The Vibeeng School Low energy class 1 school completed in Haslev by Arkitema Architects 
11/06/14 Cloud Computing Park Interlocking modular buildings form resilient IT Park in affluent Chinese city of Karamay 
06/06/14 Zhejiang University School of Management Zhejiang University School of Management reflects changing attitudes to learning 
04/06/14 Mariners Harbor Library  
04/06/14 Heathrow Terminal 2 Heathrow Terminal 2 opens at 10% capacity for three weeks as part of staged launch 
03/06/14 Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects takes third place in Port of Kinmen competition 
30/05/14 Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre Atelier COLE and BTI complete kiosk at Bear Rescue Centre during two-week workshop 
29/05/14 Marbella Indian design firm takes inspiration from Spanish city for residential community 
29/05/14 Osteopathie praktijk Roosendaal zone zuid architecten blends contrasting materials in Osteopathie praktijk Roosendaal 
28/05/14 Goboats Terminal  
27/05/14 Coelux New Italian invention brings daylight to the windowless room 
15/05/14 Italian Pavilion for 2015 Milan Expo Nemesi & Partner, Proger Spa, Bms Progetti Srl and Livio De Santoli design only permanent