Polyvalent Hall In Le Vaud, Lausanne – Switzerland, LocalArchitecture

Polyvalent Hall In Le Vaud

CONTEXT Le Vaud’s new community hall is a multipurpose public infrastructure designed to serve and bring together the entire village community. Hosting sports activities, shows and community events, it supplements […]

Rotterdam Markthal, Rotterdam-Netherlands, MVRDV

Rotterdam Markthal

The Market Hall is a sustainable combination of food, leisure, living and parking, fully integrated to celebrate and enhance the synergetic possibilities of the different functions. A secure, covered square […]

Blanquefort, Bordeaux - France, King Kong


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


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 […]

Clark County Government Center, Las Vegas-Nevada - United States, Fentress Architects

Clark County Government Center

Fentress Architects’ design won first place in a national competition by best representing the community values and natural environment of Clark County. Subsequently, the Clark County Government Center garnered national recognition […]

San Joaquin County Administration, Stockton - United States, Fentress Architects

San Joaquin County Administration

A state-of-the-art, user-friendly civic center, the San Joaquin County Administration Building consolidates administrative functions and establishes a strong civic identity for the county government. The glass atrium, which rises dramatically […]

Milad Tower, Tehran - Iran, Mohammad Reza Hafezi

Milad Tower

Milad Tower is a multi-purpose tower in Tehran, Iran. It is the sixth tallest tower and the 17th tallest freestanding structure in the world. It is located between the Qarb […]

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 […]

New City Hall in Deventer, Neutelings Riedijk Architecten

New City Hall in Deventer

The new city hall in Deventer unites the old historical city hall with a new city office. The new building complex is located at the ‘Grote Kerkhof’ and extends as far […]

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 […]

Avala Tower, Belgrade - Serbia, Uglješa Bogdanović, Slobodan Janjić

Avala Tower

The Avala Tower is a 204.5 m (671 ft) tall telecommunication tower located on Avala mountain in the periphery of Belgrade. The original tower was finished in 1965, but was […]

Woodland Cemetery, Stockholm - Sweden, Gunnar Asplund, Sigurd Lewerentz

Woodland Cemetery

The Woodland Cemetery is a cemetery located in the Enskededalen district south of central Stockholm, Sweden. Its design, by Gunnar Asplund and Sigurd Lewerentz, reflects the development of architecture from […]

Scottish Parliament Building, Edinburgh - United Kingdom, Enric Miralles & Benedetta Tagliabue

Scottish Parliament Building

The Scottish Parliament Building is the home of the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, within the UNESCO World Heritage Site in central Edinburgh. The construction of the building commenced in June […]

San Cataldo Cemetery, Modena - Italy, Aldo Rossi

San Cataldo Cemetery

San Cataldo Cemetery is considered as one of the most known and important Postmodern buildings. Its construction began in 1978 but it never come in completion and since 1984 is […]

Säynätsalo Town Hall, Jyväskylä - Finland, Alvar Aalto

Säynätsalo Town Hall

The Säynätsalo Town Hall is a multifunction building complex – town hall, shops, library and flats – designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto for the municipality of Säynätsalo in Central […]

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 […]

Open-Sided Shelter, Pardesia - Israel, Ron Shenkin Studio

Open-Sided Shelter

Open-Sided Shelter ‘s functions as a place of convergence of mourners and for the reading of eulogies prior to and during the burial. It’s essential nature is that of a […]

Schorndorf Town hall, Schorndorf, Germany, Ippolito Fleitz Group

Schorndorf Town Hall

Originally built in 1726-30, Schorndorf Town Hall is the jewel and landmark of the town of Schorndorf. In the first stage of construction, we energetically rehabilitated the top floors of […]

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 […]