UNStudio Sustainable Mobility Report: Smart and green mobility to futureproof cities: the world’s cities are facing an urgent set of challenges when it comes to ensuring a fundamental necessity of urban living: getting around.
Joan Miquel Seguí’s intervention for the Palma Intermodal Station upgrade in Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, focuses on two aspects: covering the access and emphasizing the location of the entrance.
Following a design completion UNStudio’s design selected as the winner for the Blagoveshchensk Cable Car station connecting Russia and China with the first ever cross border cable car.
Didube Chughureti District masterplan by GRAFT, creating a scenic and dynamic landscape and a healthy work environment with a wide range of activities for visitors and residents, meshing with existing urban fabric.
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.
BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group unveils design for autonomous transportation system and world’s first Hyperloop pods and portals in Dubai, UAE just as Hyperloop One inks major deal with Dubai Roads and Transport Authority.
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.