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With the HafenCity Hamburg, a new district covering 157 hectares is being developed directly at the port. In addition to the mixed utilization, the relevant urban development concept calls for high-quality architecture.
The opening of Scandinavia’s largest hotel symbolizes not only the identity of the modern Orestad area of Copenhagen, but also marks the Capital’s increasing importance on the international convention and congress scene.
There is a small private art museum in the city of Oyama in Tochigi prefecture. The owner wanted to build a room to showcase paintings that were collected by his late father, Roku Tsukada, and a cafe where people can drop in anytime that has the ambiance of a salon.
The site is surrounded by pine trees on an isolated estate that began being built in the seventies, near the town of Benicassim in Castellon, Spain. What really stands out about its location is the views. The plot, with its steep slopes and irregular geometry, is situated on top of a hill in Montornes ...
The architectural project on a major road of the city, Veikou Avenue, cites ‘perspective’ in an environment of insignificant building facades. The converging streets connect the avenue with urban suburbs and function on the eastern side as a ‘frame’ which presents a view of the hills of Psychico...
The Rietveld Schroder House is a must know, and a must see, for anyone remotely interested in architecture. Located in Utrecht and built by the Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld for Mrs Truus Schroder-Schrader in 1924...
The new built airport is part of Georgia's ambitious plans to develop tourism in Mestia. The beautiful medieval town with its stone defensive towers is part of UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites and also famous as ski-resort.
The Celtic Museum is a clearly contoured and distinct volume, blending in with the surrounding landscape. Partly inserted into the slope, it projects itself towards the burial mound. Its vital function as an element of the landscape, the museum building amplifies the burial mound’s leading role.
Designed by Ensamble Studio, Hemeroscopium house is true example of architects having fun. This structure took a year to engineer but only 7 days to build! Made completely of prefabricated elements the construction process reminds us of a child stacking blocks in an effort to taunt gravity.
On the initiative of the Urban Planning Department of Barcelona, the reconstruction of the Barcelona Pavilion was undertaken by architects, Ignasi de Sola-Morales, Cristian Cirici and Fernando Ramos, in 1983.