Tuesday, April 20, 2021

architecture

Renamed Burj Dubai Opens as Burj Khalifa

On January 4, 2010 the tallest structure in the world was opened with fireworks and fanfare. One of the biggest surprises was the last-minute...

Rafael del Pino Auditorium-Madrid, Spain

When Spanish architect, Rafael de La-Hoz Castanys was asked to design an auditorium located in the old garden of the palacete built by Salaberry...

Giant Eco-Egg Skyscraper: A Conceptual Luxury Hotel

Source: Inhabitat by Haily Zaki From the unseen, unsung files of design competitions past comes the Envision Green Hotel proposed by Miami-based Michael Rosenthal Associates for Hospitality Design’s Radical Innovation design...

Formosa 1140 – West Hollywood, CA

A new housing development in West Hollywood, California is turning heads for an obvious and not so obvious reason. Formosa 1140, designed by Lorcan O'Herlihy...

City of Jaca Hockey Arena

The City of Jaca Hockey Arena in Spain was originally conceived as a facility of the European Youth Olympic Festival of Jaca 2007, the...

MUMUTH Performing Arts Center-Graz, Austria

  Architecture for the arts can be a very tricky undertaking, yet when done successfully, can be fulfilling for the architect and for the public. There...
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Taubman Museum – Roanoke, VA

When it comes to art, even the buildings are masterpieces. The Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, VA was experiencing a rapid growth in its collections...
Porsche Museum

Porsche Museum Opens

Just about everyone has dreamed about driving a Porsche at some time in their life. The name alone evokes the image of prestige, style...

Antwerp Port Authority Building

The Port Authority of Antwerp, Belgium will be consolidating their operations in one building located at one of the busiest ports in Europe. In...

Modern Architecture Takes Flight

If you travel just beyond the quaint town square of Prescott, Arizona, you'll meander through the tall pines until you come upon a campus...
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Manchester Civil Justice Centre

Those crazy Brits are always giving buildings nicknames: Gherkin, Cheese Grater, and the Shard. The Civil Justice Centre in Manchester, England is no exception,...

The Victor

Once upon a time, the thought of a sustainable, ultra-hip residential community  just down the block from the stuffy Biltmore Resort was a thing of...

Tempe Transportation Center

The Tempe Transportation Center is many things. It is the first bike center in Arizona, the first green light rail station and, most importantly,...

Sustaining Hope

The big bad wolf couldn't blow these down. The brainchild of Brad Pitt, Make it Right is an organization dedicated to rebuilding the Lower 9th...

Flip-A-Strip: From Refuse to Reuse

A Scottsdale-based architectural design competition is approaching real estate flipping from a radically different perspective. "Strip malls litter our landscapes," said Claire Schneider, senior curator...
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