Dubai building news – Godwin Austen Johnson has won the Hotel Room Design Challenge at The Hotel Show Dubai. A new feature for this year The Hotel Room Design Challenge was introduced to showcase some of the UAE’s leading interior designers and fit out contractors.
Queensline, Sea Yah Floating Restaurant Mumbai building, India, design by SDM Architects: adaptive re-use project of no-frills river cruise boat shipped it to India and turned into a high-end floating restaurant.
ecokit prototype homes, Australian company develops new construction system for energy efficient homes that can be built by anyone. The house kits can be shipped world-wide.
Tipner West Development Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK, £1bn masterplan design by Gensler, due to start construciton in summer 2023: one million sqft of marine employment land and 4,000 homes.
Ballymore and Oxley will release a collection of new duplex apartments at Royal Wharf Development Newham, design-led waterside homes in East London.
Washington Monument welcomes back visitors through new Beyer Blinder Belle-designed facility. Merging state-of-the-art security with contemporary aesthetics and a respect for the historic fabric of the National Mall, the new entrance facility enhances the visitor experience at one of the nation’s most significant sites.
Christoph Hesse Architects at Aedes Architecture Forum Berlin – this German design studio addresses the notion of sustainable life, work and recreation in rural regions through diverse approaches.
Fairways townhouses by St Andrews Old Course, Scotland, designed by architects Sutherland Hussey Harris: contemporary properties overlooking the 18th fairway of the Old Course at St Andrews, with excellent views over the world-famous links to the sea.
Everlane Store Williamsburg, Brooklyn, by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ), at 104 North 6th Street: redesign of existing 1960s, two-story brick building: largest Everlane store to date.
Homes for Brighton: Portslade housing development design by Conran and Partners, Architects, in East Sussex, Southern England, granted planning permission for living wage-indexed housing in Brighton and Hove.
Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury Members: The Hyatt Foundation appoints Deborah Berke, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, and Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University.
Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and ISG break ground as construction for £52m redevelopment starts at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London. Renewal of Compton and Edrich stands increases capacity of ground by 2,600.
The Star House in Warsaw, Poland, design by Z3Z Architekci: the property consists of three volumes, placed radially to one another at different angles: volumes intersect at the entrance zone.
Agora Tech Park, Perini Business Park, Santa Catarina, Brasil, design by Estúdio Modulo: the tectonics are embodied with items from the industrial logic of large-scale production: the architects appropriate this model.