This month, a high-profile competition in Oslo and an indecisive jury causing a tie in the competition for the new National Gallery in Budapest. In other news, HLA has been picked for an extension of the Swedish National Museum, Rotterdam gets a new sustainable icon and the frantic, increasingly chaotic preparations to the EXPO 2015 continue. Finally, a look at Fujimoto's design for the new Polytechnic University in Paris.
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This month, BIG and Heatherwick’s design for the Google HQ in California, Morphosis’ much-debated 381 meter soaring high hotel gets the go-ahead in Vals, Switzerland and Renzo Piano’s luxury waterfront development in Sydney. Also, Heatherwick’s Learning Center in Singapore is complete and Chipperfield’s extension for Kunsthal Zurich is in the making.
The headlining stories this month include BIG's proposal for an unknown media client somewhere in the Persian Gulf and the design of Hadid's massive new Beijing passenger terminal. Also, another twisted design from MVRDV, Koolhaas gets an offer he probably won't refuse and Obama's possible future Presidential Library.
January 23, 2015 /
In the round-up this time around, Snøhetta wins Le Monde HQ, a deadline finally set on the Elbharmonie and Nouvel feels slandered as his Paris Philharmonie nears completion. Also, Coop Himmelb(l)au completes museum in Lyon, DS+R gets commission in Massachusetts and Allied Works lifts the veil on their Veteran Museum in Ohio. ...
February 07, 2014 /
Your weekly edition of Touring the World of Architecture is here with a variety of news features from Sochi's Fisht Olympic Stadium to MoMa's sustainable summer house, a spectacular Montreal based science building and of course, towers made of people! Have a great weekend from the arcspace team. ...
January 31, 2014 /
This week, Gehry to bring Bilbao effect to Berlin, no hope of rescuing the Folk, Herzog & de Meuron reveals pedestrian-friendly master plan and Google and LEGO join forces. Finally, a skilled animation spells some of the architecture greats. ...
January 10, 2014 /
First up in this year's first news round-up, a decision has been reached in the controversy regarding the futore of the American Folk Art Museum in New York. Next, some good news for Zaha Hadid, a competition in Vancouver with an intriguing shortlist, Renzo Piano to design a campus in France and a lesson from Bjarke Ingels in running an effective business. ...