Lord Foster has attended opening celebrations in Buenos Aires today for the new Buenos Aires Ciudad Casa de Gobierno, a sustainable New City Hall for the Mayor and 1,500 staff – and the practice’s first civic project in Argentina.
VVIP Circuit house, by Sunil Patil and Associates, is government guest house accommodating VIP, VVIP officials, ministers and many visitors. Though primarily a guest house, it also acts as a node for political meetings, government authorities’ discussions and conferences.
The U.N. is building a new tower to house its operations across the street from the under-renovation U.N. Secretariat, the only Corb building in New York. Architects are Fumihiko Maki with local partner FXFowle. The UN Tower architecture competition was only open to Pritzker Prize-winning architects.
Design: Krueck + Sexton Architects with Gensler. This 375,000-sqft, highly sustainable Federal Office Building occupied by the FBI is in Miramar, Broward County, Florida. Campus buildings respond to the local climate, natural environment, and agency needs.
U.S. Capitol building dome restoration news
After two years of meticulous repairs led by Architect of the Capitol Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, along with architect-of-record Hoffman Architects, the historic landmark is now back to its former glory.
Design: Samoo Architects & Engineers. A sustainable government complex located on a hill side: the design team focused on the concept of ‘Ulju Maru’ by creating various levels to provide comfort in access and utilization by the citizens.
Design: Bureau Architecture Méditerranée. The building needs to embody the idea of democracy in action, the Algeria of the future, freedom, peace, strong but deliberative power. The architecture must communicate a distinct national identity founded on universal values.
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects + KWC Architects. This joint venture design to transform Ottawa’s century-old train station building to become an interim home for The Senate of Canada has been approved by the National Capital Commission.
The atrium has been littered with scaffolding and buckets catching water ever since the building opened in 2001. MPs want to sue the architecture and engineering firms that built their £235m office block, Portcullis House, over the cracks and leaks in its atrium roof.
MI6 Building London: UK Government HQ on the River Thames, England, design by Terry Farrell – MI6 offices London: British Secret Intelligence Service HQ
The British Council, the UK’s leading institution for cultural relations, has just moved into their new offices in central Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, a brand new 550 sqm building on part of the British Embassy compound which houses their new resource centre.
Internationally recognized architecture firm, Behnisch Architekten, has announced the completion of the new conference hall for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which the firm designed.
Design: J. MAYER H. Architects. The customs checkpoint is situated at the Georgian border to Turkey, at the shore of the Black Sea. With its cantilevering terraces, the tower is used as a viewing platform, with multiple levels overlooking the water and the steep part of the coastline.
The building welcomes visitors to Georgia, representing the progressive upsurge of the country
UN City, Copenhagen, Denmark – design by 3XN – United Nations Head Office Copenhagen, Denmark office building, Danish architecture development