Diébédo Francis Kéré, commonly known as Francis Kéré, an African Architect born in Gando, Burkina Faso, and based in Berlin,Germany; has been announced as the 2022 laureate of architecture’s highest honor, the Pritzker Architecture Prize. A great archivement that is … Continue reading Francis Kare Wins 2022’s Pritzker Price.
One Thousand Museum residential tower in Miami has won The Plan Award 2021, in the housing category. The Plan Awards were established to promote discourse and debate on global design and planning themes. One Thousand Museum’s 62-storey concrete exoskeleton – … Continue reading Zaha Hadid’s One Thousand Museum Wins the 2021 Plan Award
On the first Monday of October every year architects and architectural students celebrate the world architecture day. A day set aside to commemorate the achievement of … Continue reading Happy World Architecture Day🎉
Zaha Hadid Architects ranks first in the design competition to renovate Vilnius railway station, creating an integrated transportation hub for the 21st century with new civic spaces enveloped by nature. Meeting the city’s ongoing sustainability agenda that prioritizes pedestrians and … Continue reading ZHA wins the design competition to renovate Vilnius railway station.
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
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