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The Yellow Diamond, Seoul - South Korea, Jun Mitsui & Associates Architects

The Yellow Diamond

The Yellow Diamond building’s triangular site is located in one of the most dynamic, creative districts in Seoul. Surrounded by several universities, the area has an energy and sense that […]

Casa Club Bosque Altozano

The building occupies a natural ledge on a hillside looking towards the panoramic valley of Montaña Monarca, in Morelia, Mexico. The building has been conceived as a homogenous stone mass, […]

HHstyle.com (casa), Tokyo, Japan, Hitoshi Abe

HHstyle.com (casa)

The stretch between Omotesando and Harajuku in Tokyo may be one of the most architecturally interesting areas in the world at present. Although he has a bigger project in the […]

Barbie Shanghai Store, China, Slade Architecture

Barbie Shanghai Store

New York-based Slade Architecture has designed the first ever Barbie Shanghai Store. The 35,000 square foot store holds the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of Barbie dolls and licensed Barbie […]

Taipei 101, Taipei - Taiwan, C.Y. Lee & partners

Taipei 101

Taipei 101 was the first building in the world to break the half-kilometer mark in height and the first record-setting skyscraper constructed in the new millennium. The record it claimed […]

Dockside Green, Victoria - Canada, Perkins and Will

Dockside Green

Dockside Green, the largest development in Victoria’s history, involves the reclamation and redevelopment of 15 acres of formerly industrial waterfront property. The project includes commercial, residential, live/work and light-industrial uses. […]

Maison Hermès

A signature building: Maison Hermès, as this new flagship store designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop is called, consolidates the label”s corporate and retail operations into a single signature building at […]

Besiktas Fishmarket, Istanbul - Turkey, GAD

Besiktas Fishmarket

Located in one of Istanbul’s most populated and diverse neighborhoods, Besiktas Fishmarket is an eclectic area with a village-like atmosphere that is in the process of urban renewal. The Besiktas Fish […]

Blue Tower, New York - United States, Bernard Tschumi

Blue Tower

This residential mid-rise in New York’s Lower East Side presented a major design challenge: how to create an original architectural statement while simultaneously responding to the constraints of the New […]

Christian Dior Omotesando

The Dior building is a showcase for Dior’s designs, a fairly straightforward trapezoid box in Tokyo’s center of fashion, Omotesando Avenue. While the box itself is unexciting – though modulated […]

BMW Welt Headquarters, MUNICH, Germany

BMW Welt

The realization of the technical building facilities within the scope of the architecture led to a planning model with five thematic blocks: Hall, Premiere, Forum, Gastronomy and Double Cone. Hall […]

Zamet Centre, 3LHD, Rijeca – Croatia

Zamet Centre

Situated in Rijeka’s quarter Zamet, the new Zamet Centre in complete size of 16830 m2 host various facilities: sports hall with max 2380 seats, local community office, city library, 13 commercial […]

Shanghai Nanjing Rd. Pedestrian Kiosks, Shanghai - China, Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

Shanghai Nanjing Rd. Pedestrian Kiosks

Equipped with hybrid programming, these kiosks take on the notion of “micro-urbanism”.  Through the carefully controlled formal theme and variations, the twelve kiosks as a whole compose a unique urban landscape.  The art-deco […]

Tod’s Omotesando Building, Tokyo - Japan, Toyo Ito

Tod’s Omotesando Building

Tod’s is a substantial L-shaped building that needed to make the most of its narrow facade on Omotesando Avenue, Tokyo’s most prestigious shopping street. Ito’s innovative structure does this through […]

VivoCity, Singapore, Toyo Ito

VivoCity

VivoCity is an iconic retail, entertainment & lifestyle destination that constantly surprises and stimulates visitors with its vibrant mix of retail and entertainment concepts. It features wide, open spaces for […]

Galeries Lafayette

The presence of a department-store on a major throughway should be an event and be attractive.  The passer-by should feel called out-to on the pavement.  The shop, itself a public interior space, should […]

Prada Store (Epicenter)

Herzog and de Meuron 2003 2003 Prada’s Tokyo “epicenter”, in the fashionable Aoyama district, is the company’s second radical approach to fashion-store architecture, following Rem Koolhaas’ flagship store in New […]

Alessi Flagship Store, NEW YORK, United States, Asymptote

Alessi Flagship Store

Asymptote Architecture completed a new flagship store for Alessi, the famed, family-owned Italian design factory, in a 2,750-square-foot space at 130 Greene Street in the heart of SoHo. It is […]

Zoo Nursery, Santiago - Chile, Carreño Sartori Arquitectos

Zoo Nursery

Santiago Metropolitan Park covers an area of 722 ha. at San Cristobal Hill. Inside the park, the 5,6 ha. Zoo was founded at 1925. This historical condition involves a question […]

La Collezione

La Collezione is a collection of independent boutiques, galleries, an exercise club and a residence, held together in a concrete mesh of simple, interconnected shapes: two rectangular boxes at a […]

Alliance Française Centre, Sydney - Australia, Harry Seidler and Associates

Alliance Française Centre

The thirteen storey Alliance Française Centre building on Clarence Street, Sydney is Seidler’s last commercial building and displays many of his signature motifs, from the curved forms of the glass […]

Freitag Flagship Store, Zurich - Switzerland, Spillmann Echsle Architekten

Freitag Flagship Store

The Geroldstrasse area is largely influenced and shaped by its location between several traffic axes. It contains scattered smaller buildings for vibrant temporary uses as well as intensely used storage wasteland. The Freitag […]

Omotesando Hills

Omotesando Hills is a large shopping and residential development that occupies much of one side of Omotesando Avenue, Tokyo’s top fashion street. Any development on that scale in such a […]

Gyre Shopping Complex, Tokto, Japan, MVRDV

Gyre Shopping Complex

This a new retail building on Omotesando street in Tokyo designed by Dutch architects MVRDV. Gyre, also known as The Swirl, is generated from five identical rectangular floor plates that […]

CH2, Melbourne - Australia, DesignInc

CH2

The City of Melbourne aims to achieve zero emissions for the municipality by 2020. A major contribution to this strategy is the reduction in energy consumption of commercial buildings by […]

ANZ Centre, Melbourne - Australia, Hassell

ANZ Centre

ANZ Centre in Melbourne’s Docklands, designed by HASSELL and Lend Lease design, applies contemporary thinking in workplace design and leadership in sustainability to reflect the client’s focus on engagement and […]