With a completely re-conceptualized conversion and extension, the Wadden Sea Centre – gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Ribe on the west coast of Denmark – by architects Dorte Mandrup, shortlisted at WAF 2018.
Following geomorphic the building form nestles in contour lines, responding to the surrounding mountains on the overall urban level, like a green vein.
Inspired by the nearby covered market, the project designed by the Patrick Mauger agency in Auneau takes the form of a contemporary hall. The building is set back from the street, creating an esplanade that extends the main market square.
Designed by GD-Lighting Design, Maki and Associates, LIGHTDESIGN INC the Shekou Sea World Culture and Arts Center building highlights openness and connectivity, so people, space and nature can have quiet dialogues.
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announce the winning design in the inaugural Hong Kong Young Architects and Designers Competition: Growing Up by New Office Works.
Planning consent won by Manchester-based architects SimpsonHaugh and landscape specialists Planit-IE to create a new urban quarter that reflects Manchester’s status as a truly global city. Masterplan by Will Alsop’s aLL Design.
The Sea World Culture and Arts Center (SWCAC) building design by legendary architect Fumihiko Maki: Design Society is a new world-class cultural design hub developed by China Merchants Shekou and the V&A.
Kengo Kuma & Associates, in team with Cornelius Vöge, Søren Jensen engineers and Niels Sigsgaard, wins architect competition for New Aquatics Centre on Copenhagen’s Waterfront.
Updated photos by Simon Garcia. The Caixa Forum was designed by the world-famous Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron from 2001 to 2007. The building combined an old abandoned electrical station with new construction of floors which are encased with oxidized cast-iron
Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Wins Competition to Design Sports and Culture Campus in Aarhus, Denmark. The multi-use community project is a key component of the revitalisation of the Gellerup district.
The ASCC project will consist of six main buildings: A Natural History Museum; Science Museum; Museum of Islamic History; Space Museum; Fine Arts Centre; and a Theatre. SSH was appointed as lead architecture and engineering designer on the complex.
Halo Arkkitehdit designed this building situated in the northern part of Finnish Lapland. Sajos is the centre of culture and administration for the Sami people. The building includes not just the usual spaces you would find in a cultural centre, but a parliament hall and auditorium.
Innovative cultural initiative by 145-year-old China Merchants Group, first building designed by architect Fumihiko Maki in China: first Chinese gallery curated by an international museum partner as part of a collaboration with the V&A, London.
The Memorial complex should not be just a symbol of past times like a grandiose statue but more like a modern monument fit for the XXI century which would additionally enrich and animate the society.