Welcome to Touring the World of Architecture, edition 12! We have our weekly global round up of architectural news and events including, ZHA director Patrick Schumacher’s public outcry, a wonderful floating sculpture from Janet Echelman, the winners of the infamous 120 hours competition, Copenhagen Architecture Festival X Film and Foster + Partners Bangkok special! Get scrolling, thanks for visiting and have a great weekend from all here at arcspace!
Juergen Nogai is a German architecture, art and documentary photographer who studied Fine Arts, Film, Theatre and Television Science at the University of Cologne. His work is part of the permanent collections of numerous museums and his clients include many leading architectural firms and publishing houses.
In the middle of the European monetary crisis the new Headquarters of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, designed by Coop Himmelb(l)au are getting ready for staff to move in.
Hello one and all. Welcome to Touring the World of Architecture, arcspace’s weekly round up of all things interesting! This time we comment on Koolhaas’s vision for the 2014 Venice Biennial, Sou Fujimoto’s provocative French pineapple design and MVRDV’s mirrored bowl. Be sure to check out the natural architecture on show in our Friday fun video. Have a great weekend from the arcspace team
French superstar architect Dominique Perrault is the man behind Vienna’s new landmark showcasing Perrault’s trademark use of big shapes and simple geometry. Named DC Tower 1 due to it’s location in Danube City and its status as one of a pair (the twin building remains on the drawing board) the building reaches a height of 250 meters and 60 floors making it the tallest skyscraper in Austria and a sign of Vienna's increasingly desperate ambition to re-shape Danube City.