World Architecture News December 2012, Buildings across the Globe, Images

Global Architecture News December 2012

Architectural Design Developments in Dec 2012 – World Built Environment

Architectural News December 2012

Global World Architecture Developments in Dec 2012

Anglo Colobiano School Bogota, Colombia : Daniel Bonilla
Anglo Colobiano School Colombia
photo : Rodrigo Dávila
The dominant materiality of the project, large format brick and slender pre-stressed concrete elements (beige in color), binds the outside spaces with that of the large internal atrium space. Further tonal and material compliment is found in the vibrant green special divisions (doors and divisions), with smooth Formica finish.

Phoenix Observation Tower Design, Arizona, USA : BIG
Phoenix Observation Tower Arizona
image from architect
Stunning images and bold design by Danish architects studio BIG, led by upcoming star Bjarke Ingels. The future observation tower is conceived as a tall core of reinforced concrete with an open-air spiral sphere at its top, resembling a metaphorical pin firmly marking a location on a map. The spiraling sphere contains flexible exhibition, retail and recreational spaces which are accessed via three glass elevators that connect the base with the summit and offer panoramic views of the city and the tower’s programs as visitors ascend or descend.

Beverly Hills Residence, California, USA – added : Heusch Inc Architecture
Contemporary Beverly Hills Property
photo : Frederico Zignani

DNB Bank Headquarters, Bjørvika waterfront, Oslo, Norway – completion : MVRDV
DNB Bank Headquarters Oslo
photo : Jiri Havran

Cave Painting Centre Dordogne, France : Mateo Arquitectura
International Cave Painting Centre
image from architect

Louvre Lens Museum Building, France : Sanaa / Imrey Culbert / Catherine Mosbach – photos
Louvre Lens Museum
photograph © Hisao Suzuki

Tower of Ring Tianjin, China : EASTERN design office + Kawaguchi & Engineers
Tower of Ring China
image from architects

Twisting Towers Miami, Florida, USA : BIG + others
The Grove at Grand Bay residences Miami
image from BIG

Universidad EAN, Bogotá, Colombia : Taller de Arquitectura de Bogotá
Universidad EAN Colombia
photo : Rodrigo Dávila

Córdoba Civic Center, Argentina : GGMPU Arquitectos + Lucio Morini
Bicentennial Civic Center in Córdoba
photo from architect

Algarrobos House in Puembo, Ecuador : José María Sáez + Daniel Moreno Flores
House in Ecuador
photo : Sebastian Crespo

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