Feilden Fowles Studio, Waterloo City Farm

London Architecture News

London architecture news – info + photos of Feilden Fowles architects studio in Waterloo ; Belarusian Memorial Chapel building by Spheron Architects ; Fairfax House, Teddington, by Coupdeville ; and Metropolitan Police Training and Operations Facility in Hendon by Bennetts Associates.

Mirage Montparnasse Tower Renovation in Paris

Mirage – Montparnasse Tower Renovation Paris

MAD Architects, led by Ma Yansong, unveils “Mirage” ─ a renovation proposal for Montparnasse Tower in Paris, France. MAD’s design transforms this huge black monolithic building ─ positioned in the city center ─ into an artistic lighting installation that reflects the city upside down.

Shenzhen North Station Urban Design Competition

Shenzhen North Station Urban Design Competition

Twelve skyscrapers, an elevated pedestrian network and a green urban park: Mecanoo architecten win the urban design competition for the Shenzhen North Station business district. The 1,36 million sqm development encompasses offices, retail space, apartments and a hotel, integrated with a railway and metro station.

Grenfell Tower London building facade cladding

Grenfell Tower Fire West London

UK Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) hasn’t ruled out criminal charges carrying lengthy prison sentences against individuals ; Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have “reasonable grounds” to suspect corporate manslaughter offences committed.

The Shard VR Slide Experience in London

The Shard Tower, New London Skyscraper

VR Experiences installed at tallest building in the UK; 1020 feet up on the viewing deck you can strap on VR headsets and hurtle at 100mph down imaginary open-air tubes corkscrewing around the skyscraper. Or you can take a nerve wrecking step across a girder on top of London’s sky line using body motion tracking technology.

565 Broome Soho New York towers | www.e-architect.co.uk

565 Broome Soho New York Building

565 Broome Soho aims to be Manhattan’s first ‘Zero Waste’ residential high rise. The pair of 30-story luxury condo towers designed by famous Italian architect Renzo Piano, partnered with NYC-based consulting firm Think Zero.

Rhein 740 Düsseldorf building | www.e-architect.co.uk

Rhein 740, Düsseldorf Heerdt

Design: J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architects

Building now under construction, in the sweeping landscape of the Rheinaue and with a view of Düsseldorf’s city center. This high rise building shapes the silhouette of the Rhine’s left bank, not only in terms of its architecture, but also in terms of use.