Sep 10, 2022
by Jerry Elengical Sep 10, 2022
Completed by gmp Architekten in Games in Chengdu, China, the sports complex comprises three aluminium clad blocks separated by open spaces and playing fields, having been envisioned as a landmark in its urban context.
Sep 07, 2022
by Jerry Elengical Sep 07, 2022
As the new headquarters for one of the country’s largest telecommunications providers, the structure, located in the city of Abidjan, blends green terraces and interactive zoning.
Sep 02, 2022
by Jincy Iype Sep 02, 2022
Described by Wutopia Lab as a “slowly unfolding hand scroll”, the Monologue Art Museum in China with three monoliths placed around a water garden, practices intended introversion.
Aug 30, 2022
by Jincy Iype Aug 30, 2022
The lyrical façade of the Museum of Ethnography by Napur Architect is inserted with half a million "pixels", depicting motifs from the museum's Hungarian and international collections.
Jun 27, 2022
by Jincy Iype Jun 27, 2022
UAD garbs the spindle-shaped Shunchang Museum in fair granite, its contemporary form linking the urban fabric and the locals with the natural landscape of Nanping City, China.
Jun 22, 2022
by Jincy Iype Jun 22, 2022
STIR reflects back on the idiosyncrasy of The Exchange, Kengo Kuma & Associates’ first completed project in Sydney, Australia, through the eyes of Yuki Ikeguchi, Partner, KKAA.
Jun 07, 2022
by STIRworld Jun 07, 2022
With BIG winning the global competition for the Vltava Philharmonic Hall in Prague, STIR examines the diversity and merit of designs submitted along with the winning entry.
May 23, 2022
by Jincy Iype May 23, 2022
The new Bamyan Cultural Centre by M2R Arquitectos finds composure, hope and strength in its introverted, sand-coloured geometry, against the Buddha cliffs in Bamyan, Afghanistan.
May 13, 2022
by Jincy Iype May 13, 2022
Built by Associative Data proposes The Tower of Life in Africa, an energy-positive construction wrapped with an onsite "printed earth membrane" that operates as a living system.
May 12, 2022
by STIRworld May 12, 2022
Thomas Heatherwick led Heatherwick Studio unveils visuals for Hainan Performing Art Centre in China, drawing on the island's volcanic landscape and Hainanese opera costumes.
Apr 30, 2022
by Anmol Ahuja Apr 30, 2022
Springing from the ground like a bamboo shoot, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding by UDG Atelier Alpha boasts unique influences and sophisticated programming.
Mar 08, 2022
by Zohra Khan Mar 08, 2022
A magnificent white chapel on Jinting Bay situates itself as "a statue of the sea" amidst a context marked by a soul-less high rise townscape.
Jan 27, 2022
by Jincy Iype Jan 27, 2022
Free flowing yet strict, the Nantong Urban Agricultural Park tourist service buildings by Z-One Architects features three distinct, ovoid figures adorned with light wells and skylights.
Jan 22, 2022
by Jincy Iype Jan 22, 2022
Treating urban run-off from two Torontonian neighbourhoods, the Stormwater Facility designed by gh3* is a concrete monolith with a gently inclined roof and geometric openings.
Jan 13, 2022
by Jincy Iype Jan 13, 2022
The porous, stepped glass facades of AstraZeneca's The Discovery Centre in Cambridge, UK, completed by Herzog & de Meuron, aims to make "science visible" to the public.
Dec 20, 2021
by Jincy Iype Dec 20, 2021
Sir David Adjaye’s Winter Park Library & Events Center is a micro village of three pavilions for social gathering, intellectual nourishment, and enhanced connection to its tropical site.
Dec 15, 2021
by Jincy Iype Dec 15, 2021
The Chapel of Sound by OPEN Architecture sits one with nature as frozen music, a rippling concrete form resembling a natural rock formation in China, emulating the shape of sound.
Nov 16, 2021
by Afra Safa Nov 16, 2021
Which structure is the symbol of Tehran - the Āzādi Tower, a memorial of the time of individual freedoms, or the Milad Tower that is ever present in photographs? A study.
Sep 23, 2021
by Jincy Iype Sep 23, 2021
Dorte Mandrup’s climate research and visitor centre sits light on a glacial and rugged Greenlandic bedrock, its twisting form like “a snowy owl’s flight through the landscape”.
Aug 09, 2021
by Jerry Elengical Aug 09, 2021
The Mausoleum of the Martyrdom of Polish Villages in Michniów, occupies the site of one of the Second World War’s greatest tragedies known as the 'Pacification of Michniów'.
Jul 13, 2021
by Jincy Iype Jul 13, 2021
A pair of monumental towers are linked by a delicate ropeway to anchor two tectonic plates, forming this landmark observation tower conceptualised by Chinese studio 00Group.
Jul 03, 2021
by Jincy Iype Jul 03, 2021
Ninety-nine islands form this aerial tower visualised by Sou Fujimoto Architects, floating over Shenzen Bay in China. It is the winner of Qianhai’s New City Center Landmark competition.
May 11, 2021
by Jincy Iype May 11, 2021
Roman arches fuse with Italian piazzas and Chinese tea rooms in the pristine white art hall complex by aoe, sitting amid nature in Chengdu, China, as a landmark of cultural exchange.
Feb 10, 2021
by Jincy Iype Feb 10, 2021
Set to become the world’s largest marine observatory with an underwater restaurant, the partially submerged Centre is imagined as a whale’s head rising over Australian waters.
Jan 06, 2021
by Jincy Iype Jan 06, 2021
Built for Yabuli CEF by MAD Architects, the Entrepreneurs’ Congress Center in China has a vast, sinuous form that mirrors and blends into its mountainous site, and is nearing completion.
Dec 24, 2020
by Jincy Iype Dec 24, 2020
Le Monde’s new headquarters houses the French publishing group’s 1,600 employees under one roof, its open spaces and translucent façade symbolising freedom of speech.
Oct 17, 2020
by Jincy Iype Oct 17, 2020
The observatory by Gitai Architects is built with earth, sand and stone from the Mitzpe Ramon crater in Israel's Negev desert that it sits within, linking landscape and material.
Sep 28, 2020
by Jincy Iype Sep 28, 2020
Celebrating nature’s mighty presence, the circular cultural memorial will be built on Montevideo’s coastline, as a space to reflect, mourn and remember victims of COVID-19.
Mar 23, 2020
by Jincy Iype Mar 23, 2020
The Whale - rising out of the stunning landscape of Norway - is a cultural museum to observe whales and the underwater wildlife, under the mystical Arctic northern lights.
Nov 01, 2019
by Jincy Iype Nov 01, 2019
Emerging from the frozen terrains in Svalbard, The Arc will display content from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and the Arctic World Archive.
Aug 14, 2019
by Jincy Iype Aug 14, 2019
International design firm Snøhetta unveils a first-of-its-kind underwater restaurant cum marine life research centre, called Under, in Lindesnes, Norway.