October has been the month of awards with both RIBA’s Stirling Prize and the Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize being announced. Chinese Firm, MAD Architects have released visualizations of their new Beijing Philharmonic Concert Hall while ground has broken on the world’s tallest tower in Dubai. We’ve also included a prototype of what might revolutionise the building industry and change our idea of stairs forever.
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In September we saw the announcement of the RIBA Royal Gold Medal and Praemium Imperiale prizes, the last piece of the World Trade Centre puzzle was revealed, and big step forward for the recognition of Brutalist architecture. Read the article to find out more!
A warm welcome to this weeks edition of Touring the World of Architecture. Below you will find a splatter of architectural news from the week to keep you entertained. Hadid is causing a stir, central Sydney has a hard choice to make, the US embassy in London gets going and one book reveals all about architects own homes.
October 25, 2013 /
What a great week packed with big architectural news. We have more big scale projects for you, from an old power station in London to a shoreline development in New York to three large domes in Seattle! News on a folding house and a moustache reminder round off this week’s Touring the World of Architecture! ...
March 26, 2015 /
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. ...
April 23, 2015 /
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. ...
December 13, 2013 /
Hello again everyone! Welcome back to Touring the World of Architecture. Here are some of the most intriguing stories from the architectural world this week. We have SOM’s wind tower, OMA’s win in Miami, Form4’s cylindrical design, a tower with a car elevator and a cool mirror timelapse video! ...
June 14, 2013 /
A fruitful cooperation between architect Sou Fujimoto and photographer Iwan Baan, a full month of birthday celebration in honor of architecture mastermind Frank Lloyd Wrigth, Pritzker Prize winner Toyo Ito’s speech and a suggestion to let the people in on the design process. ...