New European headquarters of Bloomberg LP, designed by architects Foster+Partners, shortlisted for RIBA Stirling Prize: a true exemplar of sustainable development, with a BREEAM Outstanding rating – the highest design-stage score ever achieved by any major office development.
Wuhan Greenland Center Apartment design by CCD / Cheng Chung Design (HK) – arrival lobby on first floor, reception on 11th, sky lobby on the 66th, and President Mansion on 76-85 floors.
Elkus Manfredi Architects news – Leading law firm Mintz Levin is undertaking an ambitious and comprehensive new design for its offices at One Financial Center in Boston.
The $177 m conservation of St. Patrick’s Cathedral building in New York City took ten years that impacted an entire city block. Designed by American architect, James Renwick, Jr. in the Gothic Revival style it was constructed 1858-1888.
London architecture news – No1 New Oxford Street by architects Orms ; Tolworth Mental Health Hospital by Danish design office C.F. Møller Architects ; Camberwell College of Arts Building ; Architectural Association AA Director Shortlist.
Hualong Private Terminal Space at Capital Airport Beijing design by Shishang Architecture – a noble and elegant design concept integrating artistic elements into the design to make, the art exhibits combine with the overall design style perfectly.
Work to dismantle dangerous parts of the Mackintosh Building is going to schedule. Three cranes have been on site at the Mac. Work on the East end of the GSA South façade is to continue for at least two more weeks.
Hanover Page Mill, Stanford Research Park, Palo Alto building design by Form4 Architecture – a LEED Platinum and net-zero electric building is a powerful statement of synthesis between architectural form and energy performance.
Li Man • Shen Mi Ji Hotel in Yunnan, China, design by Yiduan Shanghai Interior Design – dozens of black steel plates in the reception hall are the spotlights, smartly concealing the load-bearing columns of the previous building.
Mecanoo created a masterplan for 357 homes – partly affordable housing, partly owner-occupied, small-scale businesses and sporting facilities. Inspired by the industrial heritage of the site, the area has a recognisable identity once again.
Wutopia Lab designed an entirely white Zhongshu Bookstore in Xi’an, one of the most ancient cities in China which used to be the capital for thirteen dynasties, with 300 tons of steel and 30,000 meters of light strips.
MOS Architects is responsible for the Threshold House project. This is an addition to an existing Victorian terrace in inner city Melbourne. The 265 sqm site is bookended by a stable building to the North and the original terrace to the South.
Studio Perri interior design upgraded a private house of 185 sqm in Bnei Atarot “moshav” in Israel, that was built 10 years ago and was no longer suited to the needs of the family living there.
China Optics Valley Convention and Exhibition Center design by WSP ARCHITECTS – the building facade system references Chinese traditional craft – ivory carvings, showing changes of light & shadow.