Mori Art Museum Design recently selected installation design studio ENESS to send their giant Bubble sculpture from Melbourne to Tokyo, Japan. The audience was encouraged to “please touch” the pulsating six meter-wide sculpture, which responded to human touch and closeness with light and sound.
The municipality wanted a strong architecture, thus the building was designed as a monolith, set back from the main street of the village to assert itself and propose a vast landscaped space in connection with the existing sports facilities.
Design Trust for Public Space news – making the case for community-prioritized use of land and will explore the potential of the Community Land Trust as a model for public space in the Mott Haven-Port Morris area in the South Bronx.
This complex of buildings, designed by West-line studio, grows on the top of a long foundation stripe, 527m long and 330m wide. The north area is mountainous and mostly residential, on the west there is the highway and both east and south are arterial roads.
Inspired by the pulse of Chicago’s artistic energy, Foster + Partners has designed a new platform for performance in a city charged by music. Apple Michigan Avenue cascades down to the river’s edge, creating new connections between the city and the river.
This architectural design by MOB architects is shortlisted for WAF. The architecture competition called for redesigning the“100 Palm Trees Square” in the city of Rhodes. The square was designed in1936-1941.
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and LEGO bring the toy scale of the classic LEGO brick to architectural scale with LEGO House, forming vast exhibition spaces and public squares that embody the culture and values at the heart of all LEGO experiences.
A Hall for Hull with ‘Trois Points de Vue’ – a joint commission from RIBA and Hull UK City of Culture 2017 – unveiled: sixteen galvanized steel columns arranged in a grid formation in front of Hull Minster.
Richard Meier & Partners has completed its first pedestrian and vehicular bridge. The new Cittadella Bridge is a precast-concrete and painted-steel modern structure which connect the city of Alessandria, Italy with the citadel across the Tanaro River in Italy.
Zaha Hadid Architects and their team of contributors have created the ‘Behaviour Morphe’: An art installation where light is projected onto the façade of the city’s Baroque castle mapping the building for the 2017 Schlosslichtspiele Festival in Karlsruhe, Germany.
A simple architectural gesture by peris+toral.arquitectes removes fencing around a children’s playground. A subtle architectural solution meets the needs of shelter and protection. Two dunes were formed, planted with grass, creepers and shrubs, plus a gentle hollow that delineates the play space.
The Neobio Family Park in Shanghai was designed by X+Living. It is divided into Reading Area, Dinning Area, Sims City, Climbing Area and Party Room. On entering the main entrance, you are surrounded by wavy forests and rolling hills, these are the book shelves of the reading area and a great place for kids to play hide-and-seek.
Design: Ross Barney Architects – winner of Outstanding Achievement in Exterior Lighting award ; shortlisted for the prestigious 2017 American Architecture Awards: The Riverwalk offers a variety of opportunities to find the beauty and spirit of the Chicago River. Visitors get an unexpected perspective on the city’s buildings.
London Garden Bridge news – Garden Bridge Trust walks away from project after London mayor pulled plug on controversial £175m River Thames footbridge design by Thomas Heatherwick. Sadiq Khan said Londoners should be “very angry”.