Big architects: The CityWave project marks the final step towards the completion of the 366,000 square-meter CityLife district: “The large catenary canopy of CityWave unites the last two buildings of CityLife with a single sagging gesture. The solar tiles power … Continue reading The 230,000 square-meter mixed-use building, CityWave, breaks ground in Milan!
A new art object called “Russian Quintessential” was opened at the Archstoyanie festival. The author of the project is Chief Architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov. Philosophical reflections on the future of Russian architecture have been put into practice thanks to … Continue reading The Russian Quintessential: A Reflection on the Future of Russian Architecture
The 25-meter-high Marsk Tower is now officially open to the public. The sculptural landmark and lookout point in Southern Jutland, Denmark, will provide a new gathering place in the #UNESCO World Heritage site of Wadden Sea National Park. A wheelchair-accessible … Continue reading BIG’s Marsk Tower is now open to the Public
Watch as a small french company fabbrick turns old and rejected textiles to bricks that can be used for facads and interior finishing. Most of the textile used are made of cotton, which is a good insulation material this type … Continue reading An Architect Turns Recycled textile to brick
Researchers have created a new kind of glass that, thanks to an intense manufacturing process and a bizarre chemical structure, they say is just about as hard as natural diamonds. An international team of scientists led by researchers from China’s … Continue reading New Discovery: Glass that’s as Hard as Diamond
In 1937, a harbor bath was built on Knubben, a 750 square meter skerry just outside of Arendal city center. The public facility boasted a ten-meter diving platform, a children’s pool, changing rooms and a kiosk, and is known as … Continue reading Knubben: Snøhetta’s visualisation of an ultra modern Norwegian public bath.
In such fields as architecture and engineering we believe that nothing new would have been created without looking at the past. Hence, our study of history in various cultures and research on certain ancient practices. Yet again another ingenious system … Continue reading The Wind Catcher: Another ancient engineering to learn from
Snohetta has been awarded the contract for the development of the Ex Macello area in Milan, Italy. The new Aria neighborhood is set to be the first carbon negative area in Milan, and we look forward to continuing the … Continue reading Snohetta wins the competition to design carbon negative neighborhood in Milan.
Watch Louisiana channel’s interview with 10 of the most renowned architects advicing the upcoming generation of architects on the general role of the architect in present times and challenges of the field along with themes such as empathy, knowledge, exploration, … Continue reading Advice from 10 of the worlds most renowned architects