3XN’s first North American highrise has been commissioned by a Canadian developer, One Properties in Toronto, Canada. The 43 stories tall building is planned for Toronto’s vibrant and historic Church and Wellesley district.
Designed by Hariri Pontarini Architects the Pinnacle One Yonge development, on Toronto’s waterfront, rethinks the typical mix of residential, commercial and retail space found in Toronto.
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.
Designed by Foster + Partners Construction on The One, a bold new development in the heart of Toronto, began last week.
Great Gulf to be the developers of the dramatic Mirvish+Gehry project planned for King Street just west of Toronto’s Downtown core designed by world-famous Gehry Partners, architects
PLP’s proposal to revamp the tower embodies the incarnation of “La Parisienne” chic, elegant, and sometimes even exuberant.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Design: J. MAYER H. und Partner, Architects
Design: Büro Koray Duman
Inspired by historic Islamic Cultural Centers – Kulliyes, the design implements the horizontal experience of inner alleys connecting various civic functions