Tag: Iconic architecture

Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre \ OODA

Istanbul Disaster Prevention and Education Centre \ OODA

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• November 30, 2011 • Comments (1)

This competition intent was to establish a proposal for a centre fully equipped with adequate technology and facilities in order to be prepared against a disaster that may affect Istanbul and to develop public consciousness about the disasters in general and specifically about earthquakes. Along this the centre will also be hosting relevant courses, venues […]

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New Transfer Terminal & Air Traffic Control Tower for Kutaisi Airport \ UNStudio

New Transfer Terminal & Air Traffic Control Tower for Kutaisi Airport \ UNStudio

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• November 24, 2011 • Comments (1)

UNStudio‘s design for the new Transfer Terminal and Air Traffic Control Tower for Kutaisi Airport was officially presented yesterday by the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili. Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, who personally demolished one of the walls of the old airport yesterday announced, We will build an international airport here, which will take aircraft from […]

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Puente de Venecia \ A-001 Architectural Workshop

Puente de Venecia \ A-001 Architectural Workshop

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• November 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

A-001 Architectural Workshop has designed the Museum-Bridge in Venice, Italy. The arch as a string instrument that inspires the structural melody of a bridge in Venice, two points of tension and multiple lines that distribute the forces. This project is the alternative of an uncommon solution: proving that the equilibrium, does not require symmetry. The […]

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Salewa International Headquarters \ Cino Zucchi Architetti + Park Associati

Salewa International Headquarters \ Cino Zucchi Architetti + Park Associati

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• October 16, 2011 • Comments (0)

Italian architect Cino Zucchi Architetti + Park Associati recently have completed the new Salewa International Headquarters located in Bolzano, Italy. + Read more about plans, elevations, sections and renderings in our earlier story. The new Salewa Headquarters, one of the most prominent manufacturers in Bolzano, is situated in an exceptional location adjacent to the Bolzano […]

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New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

New York Tower \ Photography by Veronica Morales

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• October 5, 2011 • Comments (2)

Veronica Morales shared with us her photography of the residential tower in Manhattan by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. The tower features 265 metre-high and is now the eighth tallest building in New York (the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere). + Photography: Veronica Morales | http://www.veronicamoralesangulo.com/ + All images courtesy Veronica Morales

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Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU's Cinema Center in Busan

Opening of COOP HIMMELB(L)AU’s Cinema Center in Busan

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• October 1, 2011 • Comments (2)

The Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea, designed by Wolf D. Prix/COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, the new home of the Busan Film Festival (BIFF), was inaugurated with a grand opening on 29 September 2011 in the presence of the president of South Korea. The innovative building combines open space, cultural program, entertainment, technology and architecture in a […]

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DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

DFB Football Museum \ HPP architects

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• September 28, 2011 • Comments (0)

German architectural practice HPP architects designed the DFB Football Museum in the city center of Dortmund in neighbourhood to the main station, Germany. The new museum will have about 7000 m² GFA and 2.400 m² exhibition space. Scheduled on construction in 2012 and completion in 2014. + Architect: HPP architects | http://www.hpp.com/

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Skipark 360° \ C. F. Møller Architects

Skipark 360° \ C. F. Møller Architects

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• September 25, 2011 • Comments (0)

The Swedish branch of C. F. Møller Architects, Berg Arkitektkontor, has designed Sweden’s new, spectacular skiing attraction, Skipark 360°, the world’s most complete indoor ski park with e.g. a 700 m long downhill slope and a drop of 160 m, making it the only indoor ski slope in the world to meet the requirements for […]

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Busan opera House \ Vladimir Ivanovic

Busan opera House \ Vladimir Ivanovic

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• September 19, 2011 • Comments (2)

The spirit of Opera can be developed only by architecture which joins in a whole some of the common points of human existence. In contemporary life, a need for a human has developed to the limits to, at least for a moment; go back to places which in his/her entire memory represent places of peace […]

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The Leaf \ Serge Schoemaker Architects & Miriam Haag architecture + consulting

The Leaf \ Serge Schoemaker Architects & Miriam Haag architecture + consulting

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• September 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Serge Schoemaker Architects (Amsterdam) and Miriam Haag architecture + consulting (Valencia) have designed an iconic highly sustainable center in the Southeast of the USA. ‘The Leaf‘ will be a 25,000 m2 large conference, exhibition and R&D center covered by one expressive membrane roof structure. The placement of the leaf-shaped landmark creates a unique spatial setting, […]

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