Swedish court rules against construction of controversial building designed by David Chipperfield Architects Berlin, already criticised by the King. They ruled that the building “would affect the readability of Stockholm’s historical development as a port, shipping and trading city”.
The new Markel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) in Richmond has completed. The ICA design by Steven Holl Architects uses fashionable folding geometry that has become popular in this age of parametric architecture.
New renderings of the taller Obama Presidential Center building in Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side by architects Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and InterActive Design Architects, with Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates, Site Design Group and Living Habitats.
Danish architects COBE and Belgian architects BRUT reveal the winning design for Place Schuman in Brussels, Belgium. Located in the heart of the European Quarter, in between the main institutions of the European Union, Place Schuman constitutes the entrance to the EU.
Keppie Design unveil visionary proposals for a Learning Campus at Thamesmead for the London Borough of Bexley, Peabody and London South East Colleges. The Place & Making Institute will be at the centre of one of Europe’s largest regeneration projects.
A 8,000 m² academic building with auditoriums, lecture halls, and seminar rooms designed by J.MAYER.H architects to house1,500 students and staff. The non-profit FOM University is Germany’s largest private university.
Design: HOK / PLP architecture – new photos
The Francis Crick Institute, which opened last year in central London as one of Europe’s largest biomedical and translational research centres, has been named R&D Magazine’s 2017 Laboratory of the Year.
S.Pellegrino has selected BIG to develop the new home for one of the most complex and advanced plants in San Pellegrino Terme, where the natural mineral water has been bottled since 1899.
Architects: OMA – Shortlisted for Mies van der Rohe 2017 Award
The Fondazione is not a preservation project and not a new architecture. Two conditions that are usually kept separate here confront each other in a state of permanent interaction – offering an ensemble of fragments that will not congeal into a single image.
Landscape architecture team for the OPC announced: Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA), Site Design Group, and Living Habitats to work with architects Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and InterActive Design Architects.
Design: Diamond Schmitt Architects
A research laboratory space for the OICR at the MaRS West Tower in Toronto. The project includes new flexible wet and dry laboratories for genomics and informatics research and a statement staircase to inspire interaction among staff.
Casa da Arquitectura-Centro Português de Arquitectura will open in June 2017, in Matosinhos. The announcement came at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia.
Design: BVN, Architects
The building is designed to provide a flexible space that facilitates connectivity and collaboration amongst the research community. The design reflects the idea of “seeing the science”, whereby the form of the building reflects the inner workings and functions.
Design: NBBJ architects
A new innovation hub for the advancement of food and health research in Norfolk, bringing scientists, clinical researchers, and a healthcare clinic together under one roof.