piero lissoni’s luxury ‘ritz-carlton residences, miami beach’

in 2015, italian architect and designer piero lissoni presented plans for his first architectural project in the united states — a seven-acre waterfront development in florida. the ‘ritz-carlton residences, miami beach’ feature gardens, pools,...

the menil drawing institute by johnston marklee is set to open in texas

the menil drawing institute, a building designed by LA-based architects johnston marklee, will open to the public on november 3, 2018. the project forms part of the menil collection, a 30-acre neighborhood of art...

EASTERN design office to build the world’s biggest greenhouse

EASTERN design office aims to build ‘the biggest greenhouse in human history’,  expanding over 150,000 m2 on a valley of the hebei province, northern china. the large-scale proposal imagines a botanical garden as part...

subtle marble lines define the layout of this medical center in braga, by martins...

portuguese martins architecture office has turned a nearly abandoned shop in braga, portugal, into a luminous, minimalistic oriental therapy center complemented by the richness of marble. conceived as a ‘box in a box’, the ‘performative bond’...

gavin rea proposes housing system of ‘weightless’ prefabricated modules

aiming to introduce style into the culture of prefabricated houses, california-based designer gavin rea proposes ‘tenka’, a minimal, modular solution providing flexible structures to suit different needs. based on a single model, the configurations vary...

bloomberg HQ by foster + partners wins award

‘bloomberg, london,’ designed by foster + partners, has won the 2018 RIBA stirling prize — the annual award that celebrates the UK’s best new architecture. the company’s new european headquarters — credited as the...

OBBA juxtaposes reflective panels with concrete for office tower in seoul

reflecting images of seoul‘s seocho-gu district, the illusion by local architecture office OBBA is an office tower built with exposed dark concrete and clad partly in hexagonal metal mirror panels. deviating from the monotonous box typology...

KCAP + orange develop a golden-top mixed-use complex in st. petersburg

the golden city project is developed based on the winning entry of KCAP architects&planners and orange architects for the urban and architectural competition for the westernmost tip of the vasilievsky island in st.petersburg, russia....

BIG to design first phase of luxembourg’s airport city

bjarke ingels group has revealed plans for a business center to be built directly beside the terminal of luxembourg airport. with construction set to start in 2019, the project will be the first visible...

BIG completes low income housing development in copenhagen

bjarke ingels group has completed a residential building in copenhagen that provides accommodation for low-income citizens. named after its address in the northwestern part of the danish city, ‘dortheavej’ winds through an area characterized...