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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
09/05/14 2014 Incheon Asian Games Main Stadium  
09/05/14 Botanical Gardens  
08/05/14 Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Wildflower meadow caps £5m development scheme for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home 
08/05/14 Kingsway | Broadway  
08/05/14 Grove Towers Braided mangroves inspire first Mumbai project for Danish practice 3XN 
08/05/14 Powerhouse Kjørbo Doors open to Powerhouse Kjørbo 
07/05/14 Vendsyssel Hospital C.F. Møller wins competition for low energy 14,000 sq m healthcare facility in Hjørring 
01/05/14 US Embassy  
01/05/14 Izmir Adnan Menderes International Airport €265m domestic terminal at Izmir Adnan Menderes International Airport now open 
29/04/14 Chaoyang Park Plaza Chaoyang Park Plaza development designed as though eroded by natural elements 
28/04/14 3D Printed Houses Chinese firm reveals it has 3D printed ten buildings in the space of 24 hours 
25/04/14 't Walletje  
25/04/14 HIVE-INN HIVE-INN concept by Ova Studio combines advertising, recycling and hospitality 
24/04/14 Hanwha HQ  
23/04/14 Vanke Co. Office Towers gmp wins design competition for trio of high-rise Vanke office towers in Shanghai 
22/04/14 The Future of Sustainable Housing Trio of flood-resistant houses costing less than $2,000 constructed in Cambodia 
16/04/14 Korea University Business School Hyundai Motor Hall Samoo reconfigures challenging site for new Business School to provide easier access 
11/04/14 New North Zealand Hospital C.F. Møller releases shortlisted design for New North Zealand Hospital competition 
11/04/14 Statoil Swedish firm Wingårdhs wins Statoil project 
11/04/14 Wenzhou Tower