Tag: Iconic architecture

Light thread | EASTERN design office

Light thread | EASTERN design office

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (2)

Japanese studio EASTERN design office shared their competition proposal for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Wrestling Arena with us. + Full project description courtesy of EASTERN design office It is the international design proposal competition for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Wrestling Arena. During the Olympic Games, the wrestling arena has a 10,000-person capacity. After the Olympic […]

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CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

CMA CGM Headquarters | Zaha Hadid architects

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• July 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

In the French city of Marseille, a new 142.8 metre tower, which is the headquarters of container shipping giant, CMA-CGM is now nearly completed. The building was designed by Zaha Hadid architects in 2004, the project intended to provide a vertical iconic building and to act as a gateway to the city from both land […]

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Brisbane Domestic Terminal Car Park Façade | Urban Art Projects (UAP)

Brisbane Domestic Terminal Car Park Façade | Urban Art Projects (UAP)

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• July 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

Urban Art Projects (UAP) is collaborating with established American artist Ned Kahn, Hassell Sydney and the Brisbane Airport Corporation to create an eight-storey, 5000sqm kinetic façade for the car park of Brisbane’s Domestic Terminal. It is expected to become a memorable icon for the city of Brisbane. Inside the car park, intricate patterns of light […]

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Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world's tallest tensile structure

Grand opening of Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre, the world’s tallest tensile structure

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• July 7, 2010 • Comments (1)

The grand opening of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Centre was recently held in Kazakhstan. It is the world’s tallest tensile structure designed by UK-based architectural firm Foster + Partners.  The project is located at the northern end of the new city axis and soars 150 metres from an elliptical base to form the highest peak on […]

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36 The Calls Design Competition | Aedas Architects

36 The Calls Design Competition | Aedas Architects

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• July 5, 2010 • Comments (0)

Aedas Architects of Leeds proposed an office building with stacked containers for a competition in Leeds, UK. The design is an shortlisted entry for the 36 The Calls architectural competition run by the Architects Journal with developer Citu. Also click to read P+HS Architects‘ proposal. The River Aire has always played an important role in […]

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Henning Larsen Architects wins Georgian Aquarium

Henning Larsen Architects wins Georgian Aquarium

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• June 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Danish architectural practice Henning Larsen Architects‘ winning proposal for Batumi Aquarium is inspired by the characteristic pebbles of the Batumi beach – shaped by sea currents through millennia. The 2,000 m2 aquarium will replace the previous aquarium of the port and will be situated on the beach side of Rustaveli Str. adjacent to Batumi 6 […]

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Global Information Network Amplifier | Sean Gair

Global Information Network Amplifier | Sean Gair

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• June 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

UK-based designer Sean Gair has recently designed a new landmark for Aldgate international competition. + Project description courtesy of Sean Gair Global Information Network Amplifyer [GINA] was concieved through the exploration and desire to embody the pride London boasts with its hosting of the XXX Olympiad in the summer of the year 2012. The structure […]

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Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

Urbanhive | Kim In Cheurl

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• June 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Korean architect Kim In Cheurl designed the innovative Urbanhive tower located in Seoul, South Korea. Urbanhive is a 17 levels of 70 meter high tower with white exposed concrete and contextually sits on the corner of the street within the urban matrix, featuring the perforated architectural façade. The holes in the skin are designed to […]

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3XN Wins Landmark Project in Sweden

3XN Wins Landmark Project in Sweden

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• June 18, 2010 • Comments (0)

Danish architect 3XN has won the Landmark Project in Sweden, the construction is planned to begin 2011. + Press Release courtesy of 3XN architects The softly shaped building symbolizes the human values characterizing the revival of Vällingby Parkstad in Stockholm, Sweden 3XNs winning proposal for the new structure marking the entrance to Vällingby Parkstad creates […]

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Mariehøj Culturcenter | WE Architecture

Mariehøj Culturcenter | WE Architecture

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• June 16, 2010 • Comments (0)

WE Architecture, in collaboration with Sophus Søbye Arkitekter, MASU Planning, Øllgaard Consulting Engineer, Spangenberg & Madsen Consulting Engineer and Hausenberg have won the first prize to design the Mariehøj Culturcenter in Holte, Denmark. + Project description courtesy WE Architecture The future “Mariehøj culturcenter” draw a clear profile in the landscape. With a new foyer, the […]

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