Tag: Iconic architecture

Astana National Library | BIG

Astana National Library | BIG

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• August 26, 2009 • Comments (2)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won the first prize in an open international design competition to design Kazakhstan’s new National Library in Astana. The Astana National Library has been designed and developed as a Möbius strip interlocked by a perfect circle and a public spiral. + Project description courtesy of BIG BIG […]

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Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University | Aedas

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• August 16, 2009 • Comments (0)

International architectural firm Aedas has designed an Administration & Information Centre for Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University located in Suzhou Industrial Park, China. This is the Architecture Award winning project awarded by the Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009. With the environmental concern, the void on facade is not only creating the impressive architectural perspective but also inviting […]

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Dance Palace | UNStudio

Dance Palace | UNStudio

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• July 29, 2009 • Comments (2)

Dutch architectural practice UNStudio‘s winning design for Dance Palace has been selected in St. Peterburg, Russia. The project features high level of transparency from inside to outside, introduced by a facade system of triangular cladding panels. + Architect’s statement courtesy of UNStudio UNStudio/ Ben van Berkel’s design selected for Dance Palace in the historic centre […]

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Krystalklar ("Crystal Clear") | C. F. Møller Architects

Krystalklar (“Crystal Clear”) | C. F. Møller Architects

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• July 24, 2009 • Comments (0)

C. F. Møller Architects and Norwegian firm Kristin Jarmund Arkitekter cooperate to design a new landmark for Oslo. A high-rise development, located at Norways most important traffic hub in central Oslo, and with fantastic views of the waterfront and fjord-landscape beyond. The project is expected to be completed within 3-5 years. + Project description courtesy […]

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Mixed Use Tower | Moho Architects

Mixed Use Tower | Moho Architects

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• July 4, 2009 • Comments (5)

Mixed use tower in San Jose de Costa Rica, designed by Spanish firm Moho Architects which is currently in schematic design stage and is expected to be completed in 2012. + Project description courtesy of Moho Architects Rising above the skyline of San Jose in Costa Rica, this mixed use tower will be a new […]

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Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

Tallinn’s new City Hall | BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group

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• June 24, 2009 • Comments (1)

Copenhagen architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group has won an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall. + Press release courtesy of BIG BIG wins an International Competition to design Tallinn’s new City Hall An international idea contest was held for Tallinn’s new City Hall in Estonia and the best concept was presented by […]

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Aqua Tower | Studio Gang Architects

Aqua Tower | Studio Gang Architects

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• June 23, 2009 • Comments (1)

Aqua Tower by Studio Gang Architects in Chicago has a beautiful vertical topographical pattern which is defined by outdoor terrace projections. These outdoor terraces gradually change from floor to floor over the height of the building that presents a sculptural appearance to the city. + Project description courtesy of Studio Gang Architects Aqua Tower is […]

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New Tamayo Museum | BIG + Michel Rojkind

New Tamayo Museum | BIG + Michel Rojkind

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• May 4, 2009 • Comments (0)

Copenhagen architects BIG and Mexico practice Michel Rojkind architect have won cultural competition in Mexico. The New Tamayo Museum will sit on steep hillside with large cross-shaped roof-top platform overlooking Mexico city. + Project description provided by architect, BIG New Tamayo Museum overlooking Mexico City – BIG and Michel Rojkind win cultural competition in Mexico. […]

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Ruta del Peregrino Lookout Point | HHF architects

Ruta del Peregrino Lookout Point | HHF architects

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• April 22, 2009 • Comments (0)

Ruta del Peregrino Lookout Point, designed by Swiss architects HHF architects. + Text below provided by HHF architects Context and shape of the building Ruta Peregrino is a path that goes from Ameca to Talpa de Allende, in the State of Jalisco near Guadalajara, Mexico. During holy week, about 2 million people walk along this […]

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Ordos Concert Hall | Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design

Ordos Concert Hall | Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design

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• April 2, 2009 • Comments (2)

Located in the southwestern part of Inner Mongolia, in Ordos City, the Kaokaoshina New District is an emerging art and cultural district organized by Ai Wei Wei. Kaokaoshina is positioned to be a thriving tourist destination, in anticipation, the development calls for a series of villas for people to live and visit to experience this […]

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