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Ian Simpson Architects
Tariff Street


Planning has been granted for a new 11-storey building designed by Ian Simpson Architects. This residential development, for Town Centre Securities PLC and GMI Construction Group, will provide 91 new homes, and forms part of the wider Piccadilly Basin regeneration scheme. Overlooking the Rochdale Canal and marina, Tariff Street will comprise a mix of one, […]


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Paul Davis + Partners
Smart City Masterplan


Paul Davis + Partners Hong Kong office (pdp [east]) has revealed designs for an ambitious mixed-use scheme to be located at the heart of the newly created high tech zone in Ningbo, one of China’s oldest cities. The Smart City Masterplan is a 120,000 sq m development comprising a mix of residential, offices and retail. […]


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Hoshino Architects INC.
Busan Opera House


The site has 360-degrees view and all vistas open up to different attractive scenes of the city, mountains and sea. The egg-shaped buildings are positioned at different angles to take advantage of this 360-degrees view. The building volumes are cut to respond to these views and create a relationship with the surrounding environment.     […]


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Grupo Sordo Madaleno & Pascall + Watson
New Mexico City International Airport


Grupo Sordo Madaleno is honored for being invited and recognized by the Mexican Federal Government to compete in the New Mexico City International Airport project. We congratulate the Mexican Government for taking this step forward and present a new face of modern Mexico to the world. “Sordo Madaleno continues innovating through design edge and creating […]


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Nadim Karam & Atelier Hapsitus
The Cloud of Dubai


    A city icon is a combination of the uniquely fantastic with the technologically extraordinary; the genesis for a dream in the city that embodies the spirit of its time. Conceptually, the Cloud of Dubai has already captured imaginations all over the globe, and now, as it moves into Phase II of its development […]


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JDS
Helsinki Public Library


The brief has addressed the new thinking in terms of libraries, that they should not be hard civic buildings, but transparent buildings which form part of the urban fabric of the city. They should become permeable, transparent and inviting for the modern citizen. We have seen the Library change vastly over the last 25 years […]


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Foster + Partners and FR-EE
Mexico City New International Airport


On September 3, 2014 Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto, in the presence of the Governor of the State of Mexico, government ministers, the Mayor of Mexico City, Lord Foster and Fernando Romero, announced that a collaboration between Foster + Partners, FR-EE (Fernando Romero Enterprise) and NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants) has won the international competition to […]


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WTA Architecture + Design Studio
Sousveillance: Under Big Brother’s Skirt


Archstoyanie: Nikola’s Belvedere competition This seemingly passive belvedere is a commentary about the corrupted political state and how the act of being transparent can kill its existence. Veering away from the one-sided vantage point of the panopticist observation deck, it composes a panoramic view of the site in a way that the viewer sees himself […]


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Girimun Architects
Green Dunes


This master plan project located in the Dongcheng District transforms the existing 16.5 ha site into a sustainable high density mixed-used urban park. A one-of-a-kind multi-level pedestrian link cuts through a typical Beijing block linking two major roads, metro and train stations. Office and SOHO towers, hotels, services apartments, and exclusive luxury residential towers emerge […]


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aLL Design
Xi’an Hotel


The Xi’an hotel will pride itself on the individuality of each hotel room with its seasonal and orientational differences. Each room is based on a flower that will offer a unique sensual and visual experience for its inhabitants. A collection of bespoke hotels sown into the terraced landscape at Xi’an: Winter Jasmine       […]


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Hoshino Architects INC.
Kinmen Port Terminal Competition Scheme


We comprehend that this terminal is the gateway for people to interact between China and Taiwan and our aim is to propose suitable architecture for this international location. This terminal will become not only a point of cultural interaction but also an Interchange for distribution. It will also function as an interacting space for local […]


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za bor architects
Istra Tennis Club


It is projected to locate the Tennis club on the 1.5 hectare area, on Istra riverside, in one of the most picturesque districts of Moscow Suburbs. The project presumes, beside five open air courts, the creation of a large sports and recreational infrastructure incorporated in one vast complex. Complex and very elongated building, is formed […]


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UA studio 7
Glaring Stone and Flowing Water


South Nanjing Station City Square Planning The project site, located close to South Nanjing transportation hub, acts as a gate between the old Nanjing City and the new developing industrial area. The site is equally divided by 2 hectares of public green area, located on the axis that connects the Yangtze River and the railway […]


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WTA Architecture + Design Studio
Cloud Citadel


The design approach is specific for this project and wouldn’t work quite as sensibly for another. It’s a reasoning brought by the background of the project which emphasizes relationships to the site and the four different core functions to each other; offices, hotel, retail, and residential; that melds with significant spiritual and abstract components of […]


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Cité Arquitetura
SOROCABA 112


Dynamism of the façade: Refuge for intellectuals and bohemians, the neighborhood of Botafogo, in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Sul, has been undergoing a process of urban revitalization and vertical growth in recent years, mixing new residential complexes with historic buildings and modest dwellings of early 20th century. This diversity makes the area a perfect place to […]


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AVCIARCHITECTS
Balance Gunesli


On the contrary of typical tower design rising from a podium, the goal of this project is to develop a neighborhood feeling and become a new business center along with other developments close by. The future main pedestrian street along the site is inviting and at the same time forms an enclosed urban square for […]


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aLL Design
Heliport Heights


aLL Design’s visually striking residential tower is intended to fill the unsightly gap on London’s south bank skyline and provide wonderful views across the river Thames. Heliport Heights will rise 15 storeys above the existing four-storey building using stilts, a first for London, allowing existing tenants to remain in-situ. The existing building will be refurbished, […]


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3ndy Studio
Al Wagba Hotel


This is a project for a new Tower will be constructed along the bay in Doha (Qatar). The need to streamline a huge volume suggested to separate the body of the building in two thinner blocks, which allow to have from each floor, a great view on the sea and on the harbor. At the […]


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SPARK architects
Prince’s Building


SPARK has completed the design of Prince’s Building a 71,600-square-metre mixed-use development and transportation hub for China Merchants. Located in Shenzhen South China the 110-metre-high, 27-storey office tower and five retail pavilions are connected by landscaped terraces that combine to create a unique naturally ventilated retail and business destination for the lively Skekou district of […]


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WTA Architecture + Design Studio
Urban Block


The Urban Block incorporates huge floorplates that allow for greater flexibility and more unique flexibilities in office and retail planning. This huge floorplate also allows for multiple connectivity for multilevel office campuses and creates a stronger core centrality. This centrality increases activity and maximizes foot traffic by allowing travel throughout the complex to be seamless […]


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