World Architecture News – May 2007: Buildings across the Globe, New Property Design
Global Architecture News May 2007
Architectural Design Developments in May 2007 – World Built Environment
Global Architecture News – May 2007
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This is the e-architect archive page for Architecture News May 2007.
Argyle Hotel : Ian Simpson
Taiwan building : Mecanoo
The design for the Wei-Wu-Ying Center for the Performing Arts was inspired by the Banyan trees on site in the Wei-Wu-Ying Metropolitan Park. It will include a concert hall and an opera house and has a total capacity of 6,150 seats: a 2,000 seat Concert Hall, 2300-seat Lyric theatre, a 1250-seat Playhouse, a 450-seat Recital Hall and an open air theatre for thousands of visitors. Construction is planned this year with the theatre complex opening its doors in 2013.
The Opus : Zaha Hadid
Reflexive fritting patterns in the form of pixilated striations are applied onto the glass facade of this building to provide a degree of reflectivity and materiality to the cube. They will also assist in reducing solar gain inside the building.
Milanofiori North – Erick van Egeraat
The development area will be a self-contained entity comprising 218.000 m2 and offering a variety of functions including offices, housing, commercial, retail and leisure facilities, a cinema and a hotel. Special attention was paid to energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy.
Jesuit Residence : Elder & Cannon
Colliery building : RMJM
Sheffield building : Bond Bryan
Paramount building : gm+ad
London architecture : images by Adrian Welch
Holburne Museum of Art : Eric Parry
UNStudio : recent projects
Limoges Concert Hall : Bernard Tschumi
Royal Ontario Museum : Daniel Libeskind
Key Buildings featured:
photo © Adrian Welch
Camp Nou Stadium
picture : Foster + Partners
Buildings / photos for the World Architecture News 2007 page welcome
Architecture News May 2007 – page