Ben van Berkel, Principal Architect and Founder of UNStudio and UNSense: ‘The hyperloop is not only a realistic and viable alternative to flying, it is going to revolutionise travel. It will provide extremely fast travel times with direct connections between cities.
A short film looks at complex interface between city and its airports, created on the occasion of the AERIAL FUTURES: Urban Constellations think tank in New York City: it asks how these fragmented constellations can be reimagined more holistically.
Lately there’s a lot of talk about hyperloops, but few of these ideas seem to go beyond the infrastructure itself, asking how this unprecedented closing of distance will affect the way we live: Hyperloop Suburb by Louise Braverman.
The IJbaan is a grassroots “Amsterdammer” citizens’ initiative, snowballing from a crowdfunding campaign led by Bas Dekker and Willem Wessels started in 2015 and now supported by the Municipality of Amsterdam. Its goal is to create a new connection across the IJ by the 750th anniversary of Amsterdam in 2025.
UNStudio’s design selected as winning entry in competition for Gothenburg cable car. Proposals submitted by BIG, WilkensonEyre, White Arkitekter & Diller, Scofidio+Renfro. Kjellgren Kaminsky are the local architects, Knippers Helbig are structure + engineering advisors.
Hungerburg funicular railway design by Zaha Hadid Architects – four new stations and a cable-stayed suspension bridge over a river – celebrates its 10th anniversary. “These stations are the global benchmark for the use of double-curvature glass in construction” said the architect.
A new gateway for thousands of international cruise liner passengers, the extension to the Ocean Terminal in Harbour City, Hong Kong has opened to the public. The Ocean Terminal Extension was designed by Foster + Partners.
Design: Cooke Fawcett
The acclaimed young practice Cooke Fawcett has created a spectacular new viewing gallery and kiosk for Bold Tendencies, the arts space on the top of the now famous multi-storey car park in Peckham.
Design: Architectural design and Research Institute of SCUT
Winning the bid for Asia Game 2010 offered Guangzhou an opportunity to “upgrade the landmark”. What we decided to do was to optimize the environment with elements of artificial landscape, in order to gradually repair the public spaces.
Design: Zaha Hadid Architects
The new rail station at Napoli Afragola is designed as one of southern Italy’s key interchange stations serving four high speed intercity lines, three inter-regional lines and a local commuter line.
Ryder Architecture and Arup unveil the Northern Arc proposal in Hyperloop One Global Design Challenge. It was revealed as one of nine shortlisted routes spanning the continent as part of Hyperloop One’s global challenge, at it’s Vision for Europe summit in Amsterdam.
Design: SPARK Architects
Gateway One Shekou project to this mail. It is a 71,600-sqm mixed-use development and transportation hub for China Merchants and already opens for business now.
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) announce that Blackburn Bus Station building by Captia is shortlisted for prestigious RIBA North West award.
Design: cepezed, architects
The Station district in Utrecht has been undergoing a real metamorphosis since some years. Between all the new buildings, conversions and renovations, the Moreelsebrug has also been realized recently.