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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
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03/04/14 African Games Stadium $500m PTW-designed African Games Stadium to complete in Brazzaville by 2015 
01/04/14 Century City Mall  
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27/03/14 North West Cambridge Development Go-ahead given for North West Cambridge Developments 
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25/03/14 Seaport Square Civic and cultural projects to anchor South Boston’s Innovation District 
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20/03/14 Nice Méridia Urban Technopolis Work to commence imminently on first phase of Nice Méridia Urban Technopolis 
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19/03/14 China Communications Bank Headquarters  
14/03/14 Dunbar Place Make Architects completes first residential building in Hong Kong: Dunbar Place 
12/03/14 Kénitra High-Speed Railway Station Silvio d’Ascia Architecture designs high speed railway station in Kénitra 
12/03/14 York House Senior School Light-drenched entry point inserted into York House School by Acton Ostry Architects 
06/03/14 Bombay Sapphire Distillery BREEAM Award for Industrial Design given to 18th century paper mill-turned-distillery 
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