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March 17, 2014 /

European Central Bank
Coop Himmelb(l)au
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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.

Phoenix Media Center seen from the air. Photo by Kevin Holden Platt
March 03, 2014 /

Phoenix Media Center
Shao Weiping
Beijing, China

Architect Shao Weiping’s unveiling of the Phoenix International Media Center, which resembles a DNA-like double helix that has been wrapped into a loop, adds a new icon of advanced engineering and parametric design to Beijing’s ever-morphing skyline.

October 01, 2013 /

Fukoku Tower
Dominique Perrault
Osaka, Japan

Situated at the exit of Osaka’s main train station in an area teeming with tall glass buildings, Fukoku Tower designed by French superstar architect Dominique Perrault for a Japanese insurance firm might seem inconspicuous at first. Just one out of many. When approaching from street level, however, you will see it slowly dissolving into fragments smaller and smaller still, like a giant tree taking its roots.

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