Middelburg City Hall, Middelburg - Netherlands, RAU

Middelburg City Hall

Quality Atlas 2030’ aims to give direction to three building projects within and outside the town of Middelburg. The new town hall, constructed in 2002/2004, offers space to the municipal […]

Bishops Square, London - United Kingdom, Foster & Partners

Bishops Square

Bishops Square completes the regeneration of the historically important Spitalfields neighbourhood, which bridges the City and the East End, and provides a new public space for London – larger than […]

Reichstag Dome

The current Reichstag dome is an iconic glass dome constructed on top of the rebuilt Reichstag building in Berlin. It was designed by architect Norman Foster and built to symbolize […]

Toronto City Hall, Toronto - Canada, Viljo Revell

Toronto City Hall

For a city with so much recent building and such a strong reputation as an attractive environment in which to live, Toronto has a notable shortage of original modern architecture. […]

Coffee Shop, Lisbon - Portugal, Ateliermob

Coffee Shop

This intervention is a part of a general plan of requalification of Avenida do Estado sa India, in Sacavem. The three considered buildings had this common feature of ending spaces […]

London Eye, London - United Kingdom, Marks Barfield Architects

London Eye

The London Eye has captured the public’s imagination.  Since opening,  millions of visitors have enjoyed unparalleled views over the capital, and it has also made a significant contribution to the […]

Colorado Court, Santa Monica - California, Brooks + Scarpa

Colorado Court

Colorado Court is not only the first building of its type in the country to be 100% energy neutral, but also the first to achieve a LEED “Gold” rating. Colorado […]

Berlin Central Station, Berlin - Germany, Von Gerkan, Marg und Partner (GMP)

Berlin Central Station

Berlin’s new Central Station – Europe’s largest train station for long-distance, regional, and local transport – was built on its historical site in the Tiergarten District, west of Humboldthafen. At […]

Oriente station, Lisboa, Portugal, Andrews John

Oriente Station

The Oriente station by Santiago Calatrava was commissioned by the city of Lisbon in 1993, after an invited competition. Its immediate goal was to serve the great number of visitors […]

“Ave Fenix” Fire Station, Mexico City - Mexico, AT103 | BGP Arquitectura

Ave Fenix Fire Station

English writer Thomas Quincy talked in his classic (Confessions of an English opium-eater) of the pleasure that, after making sure all possible victims and risk were absent, a burning building […]

Bergen Main Fire Station, Bergen - Norway, Stein Halvorsen Sivilarkitekter

Bergen Main Fire Station

There are three important factors fundamental to the design of the fire station: – site qualities – shoreline and magnificent views of the city’s mountains, Ulriken and Fløyen – dominant […]

Court of Sant Boi, Barcelona - Spain, Baas Architects

Court of Sant Boi

A simple sketch of three vertical bars separated by courtyards on a plinth is dramatically altered by a layer of concrete sheets which give the building a smooth, almost opaque aspect yet […]

Atocha Monument, Madrid - Spain, FAM

Atocha Monument

The memorial was inaugurated at the very site across from the round train station building on March 11, 2007, the third anniversary of the terrorist attacks. It is an oval-shaped glass cylinder […]

Fire and Police Station

The new station housing the police and fire departments for the government district of Berlin is an extension to a now free-standing 19th-century structure, located on the edge of a […]

Community Center Aussersihl

Community Center Aussersihl

A combination of several difficult circumstances formed the starting point for Community Center Aussersihl: the dramatic polarisation of the political parties for and against socio-cultural infrastructures, a building site that […]

Riva Split Waterfront

The city of Split, Croatia and Riva Split Waterfront, the embodiment of Splits history and character, are among the most interesting and most remarkable sites in the Mediterranean. The Split waterfront […]