Scottish buildings news – Glasgow School of Art Artwork by leading artist Louise Hopkins unveiled on the central wall in front of the Mackintosh Building: digital print on metal, Dance Number, was specially commissioned by the GSA and is the artist’s largest work to date.
Adelaide Architecture, South Australia – five-storey structure inspired by a Rubik’s Cube: the architectural twist is that the two top floors are askew, rotated on their axis – info on key new buildings & architects, designs, images – Adelaide buildings, architecture news
Liverpool architecture news: planning granted for rooftop extension to Strand Plaza, the luxury apartment waterfront development ; UNESCO threatens to remove the city from its world heritage sites list unless historic docks regeneration plans are reconsidered. In it strongest warning to date, the watchdog says this could occur as early as 2018.
Boston architecture news – best new Massachusetts buildings such as Five Fields Play Structure by Matter Design & FR|SCH Projects – Boston building news updates
Barcelona architecture news, Spain – best new Catalan buildings, photos, architects – Barcelona building news, Catalan architecture, Spanish property projects
This house was designed as a second home for a Bay Area couple as a summer retreat to spend the warm summer months away from the fog in San Francisco.
Built on a steep slope and a narrow lot, this 4000 square foot home is spread over 3 floors, with the master, guest and kids bedroom on the ground floor, and living spaces on the upper floor to take advantage of the views.
Manchester building news – incl expansion plans for iconic venue Band on the Wall ; Oldham Town building renewal ; Cornbrook Works, Trafford ; and Angel Meadow skyscraper building, 41-storey skyscraper proposal on northern fringe of city centre.
Royal Institute of British Architects news – Hayhurst & Co has won RIBA’s competition to design a new educational facility at 66 Portland Place ; Pablo Bronstein: Conservatism, or The Long Reign of Pseudo Georgian Architecture, in a series of special commissioned exhibitions with artists.
Dubai building news – Octopus glass house design by Stipfold Architects (Tbilisi, Georgia) minimalistic style, transparent walls amplify the contrast between hot climate and cool interior.
New York architecture news – strategic synergy: Mancini Duffy joins forces with Jenkins & Grey. Aligned in philosophy and focus, two architectural firms merge their strengths to create a full-service, powerhouse practice.
Berkshire architecture, South East England – best new buildings, architects & images including Thames Tower, Reading designed by dn-a architects – info on Berkshire buildings, UK architecture developments + quality properties
Milan architecture news – Italian architect and urban planner, Stefano Boeri promotes vision of Green Milan launched by Mayor Giuseppe Sala, proposing that Milan becomes a leading metropolis in Urban Forestry by 2030.
Hampshire architecture, England – best new buildings, architects, images, designs, developments – Hampshire Buildings, southern English architecture
Los Angeles architecture design news – Hitoshi Abe (Japan, formerly at department of architecture and urban design at UCLA) and Qingyun Ma (China, leaving USC School of Architecture in June) discuss L.A. Architecture, reports the LA Times.