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Blanquefort, Bordeaux - France, King Kong

Blanquefort

This project responds to a desire on the part of the governing instances of Blanquefort to extend the complex of municipal buildings situated around the former Carpinet monastery. The logic […]

Europa, Brussels - Belgium, SAMYN and PARTNERS

Europa

As a consequence of 2004 European enlargement, the Justus Lipsius building becomes too small for the Council of the European Union1 (hereafter named the Council). According to the treaty of […]

Squares in Puigcerdà, Girona - Spain, Pepe Gascón Arquitectura

Squares in Puigcerdà

Remodelling of the most central and relevant public space in Puigcerdà, originally very much deteriorated, with an excessive amount of traffic that diminished the civic and integrating potential of the […]

Azadi Tower, Tehran - Iran, Hossein Amanat

Azadi Tower

The Azadi Tower formerly known as the Shahyad Tower, is a monument located at Azadi Square, in Tehran City, Iran. It is one of the symbols of Tehran, and marks […]

Tokyo Tower, Tokyo - Japan, Tachū Naitō

Tokyo Tower

Tokyo Tower is a communications and observation tower located in the Shiba-koen district of Minato, Tokyo, Japan. At 332.9 metres, it is the second-tallest structure in Japan. The structure is […]

Zlote Tarasy, Warsaw - Poland, Jerde Partnership, Epstein

Zlote Tarasy

Having never fully recovered from World War II destruction, Warsaw has a disconnected urban core marked by the soaring Palace of Culture and Science and large, lifeless voids. So ING […]

Griffith Observatory, Los Angeles - United States, John C. Austin, Frederick M. Ashley, Levin & Associates, Pfeiffer Partners

Griffith Observatory

Architects Austin and Ashley created the structure of Griffith Observatory in 1935, typically identified as Art Deco and symbolic of Modern design. After 65 years of intensive use linked with public […]

British Embassy Berlin

The British Embassy Berlin is located on Wilhelmstrasse, in the Pariser Platz area of Berlin, where all new buildings are subject to very strict planning guidelines. It presents an open, contemporary […]

Herstedlund Community Centre, Copenhagen - Denmark, Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter

Herstedlund Community Centre

Architectural Concept Community Centre Herstedlund provides the framework for joint activities for a new residential area, housing approximately 600 families. The site plan, designed by Juul & Frost, is based […]

Transparent Fusion, derksen | windt architecten, Delft, Netherlands

Transparent Fusion

For the renovation of a dated brick pumping station in the Netherlands, the Dutch architectural firm derksen | windt architecten added a semi-transparent and eye-catching layer to the building. The […]

Fire Station Doetinchem, Doetinchem, Netherlands, Bekkering Adams architects

Fire Station Doetinchem

A new home for the Fire Brigade: Fire Station Doetinchem combines sustainability, functionality and an attractive working and living environment in a green oasis. The Fire Brigade Achterhoek West Doetinchem is 24 […]

Parc Pintor Vila Closes, Manresa, Spain, David Closes

Parc Pintor Vila Closes

This modestly-sized Parc Pintor Vila Closes is located in a dense neighborhood of the Catalan city of Manresa, lacking in greenery. With the proposed topographic configuration, and especially with the location […]

Chabuca Granda Boulevard, Peru, Lima, Javier Artadi

Chabuca Granda Boulevard

Alameda Chabuca Granda is part of the plan to recover Lima’s Historical Center. The design had to turn an enormous platform – concrete ceiling of an old parking area next to […]

Metropol Parasol, Seville - Spain, J. Mayer H. Architects

Metropol Parasol

Metropol Parasol, the Redevelopment of the Plaza de la Encarnacíon in Seville, designed by J. MAYER H. architects, becomes the new icon for Seville, – a place of identification and […]