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Architects Greig & Stephenson have lodged a detailed planning application for a brand new food hall at Leicester Market as the first phase of an overall master plan to regenerate the Market Place area of Leicester city centre, said to be the largest market in Europe.
The concrete and glass Dallas City Performance Hall (DCPH) houses a 750-seat proscenium performance hall and support spaces under a series of linked linear pavilions with lyrically curving roofs. Arch.: SOM, Chicago
Located on a 3 million-sqm plot in the heart of the desert, between the historic cities of Doha and Al Khor the VCQ is envisioned as a modern city designed to attract middle-income Qatari citizens as well as expatriates and their families from all over the world. Archi.: MZ Architects
The "Cube House", designed by young architects Andrea Schiattarella and Carla Maresca, is in Rome's "Olympic Village. This neighbourhood is currently undergoing a significant renovation. The renovating the original 49 m² apartment, resulting in the formation of a single open space.
London Bridge Tower, which is also known as the Shard, is a 72 storey mixed use tower located besides London Bridge Station on the south bank of the river Thames. The slender pyramidal form is suited to the variety of uses proposed. Arch.: Renzo Piano
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been awarded first prize in the international competition to build the Culture Center in the newly created Changzhou city center.
The ITEC is a 6 million sqm retail and logistics complex strategically located on a 130 hectare brown field site at Illange in Lorraine region, with 50 million potential customers within 200 km. Arch.: McAdam Architects
The Grand Theater occupies the key position in the newly built Culture Park of Tianjin/China. The circular shape of the roof construction corresponds with the existing Museum of Natural History. Arch.: gmp Architekten, Hamburg.
Al Qudra Real Estate called out to a design competition for an iconic hotel in Zayed Bay Development, as a waterfront mixed-use development on Abu Dhabi Island - United Arab Emirates. Arch.: Leeser Architecture
The Astrum luxury hotel will open in Shelkovo near Moscow/Russia at the end of 2013. Owner of the property is Shelkowskij Holding, while management of the hotel will be in the hands of Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG (VI).
With their design for the Tianjin Exhibition Centre, the architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) won the 1st prize of an international design competition. Tianjin is now the third city where an exhibition centre of will be built.
Leeser Architecture was extended an invitation from the Mayor of London to participate in the London 2012 Olympic Park design competition. Arch.: Leeser Architecture, New York
The Porter Street Residences house visiting scholars participating in various exchange programs administered in the United States by one of Washington, DC's prominent embassies. Arch.: Perkins Eastman, New York
Swanke Hayden Connell Architects (SHCA) has unveiled its master plan for the mixed-use scheme at the Shekou Network Valley in Shenzen City in Guangdong Province, China.
Rising 412 meters in the center of Kuwait City, Al Hamra Tower is a landmark tower of iconic sculptural form that offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Gulf. Arch.: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill - New York/USA
The new Terminal 3 at Singapore's Changi Airport, is the most recent element in a multi-phased, multi-decade master plan, is designed to be the home terminal for Singapore Airlines. Arch.: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, New York/USA
The 61,300 m² retail mall represents a significant expansion of Singapore’s public sphere, providing both internal and external spaces to be enjoyed by all. ION Orchard stands as a model of design and innovation. Arch.: Benoy Architects London
To create Burj Khalifa - a building that shatters all previous height records at 828m - a team of more than 90 SOM designers and engineers combined cutting-edge technology and culturally-influenced design to create a global icon that will serve as a model for future urban centers.
The research center is a forward-looking institution, and the architecture looks to the future with a formal language that can expand or transform without compromising the visual character of the complex. Archi.: Zaha Hadid
International architecture practice, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects has unveiled their scheme designs for the Suzhou Jin Ji Lake paid competition project, in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province eastern China.
The Zaha Hadid designed Aquatics Centre is located in the south of the Olympic Park in London/UK and is the main 'Gateway into the Olympic Games 2012'. It is the second highest capacity venue during the Games. Arch.: Zaha Hadid, London
Designed and planned by Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer and constructed within three years in a heroic tour de force, Brasília is the only new 20th-century city to be declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
At the centre of the landmark Yas Island mega-scheme in Abu Dhabi, sits the world's first Ferrari Theme Park, designed by Benoy - a thrilling brand experience like no other. Arch.: Benoy Architects, Great Britain
The Museum takes literal and figurative cues from the architectural fabric and the vibrant history of the neighborhood to create a unique institution. Arch.: Perkins Eastman, New York
International architecture practice, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects has unveiled their scheme designs for the 139,000 sq metre Nanning Wuxiang Headquarters paid competition project in Nanning, Southern China.
The Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Azerbaijan's capital Baku at Crystal Hall. Alpine Bau Deutschland GmbH, the general contractor for the project, was contracted to design and implement a multipurpose event-venue. Arch.: gmp-Architects
The design by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp), which was honoured with first prize in an international competition, converts a former industrial heritage building to the north of Bologna into a modern technology park.
International architectural practice, Swanke Hayden Connell Architects has won the design competition for the Palladium Tower project, in Istanbul, Turkey. The project is due for completion at the end of the first quarter, 2014.
The Shanghai Oriental Sports Center (SOSC) opened for the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships 2011. The sports complex was designed and built by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners. Arch.: gmp-Architects
Avenues: The World School is a new private international learning community that introduces an educational model that responds to the unique educational needs of 21st-century students. Archi.: Perkins Eastman
The multifunctional yet compact "event-arena" uses it's dynamic form and lighting displays to prepare visitors for the spectacular happenings inside. Without a doubt one of these defining events is the basketball club of Antibes, which seeks to unleash 5000 spectators.
3XN has designed the master plan for a new and attractive part of Mandal in Norway, which contains both the cultural centre "Buen" and a pedestrian and bicycle bridge.
Steven Holl Architects has been selected as the winner of the new Culture and Art Center of Qingdao City competition. The 2 million sq ft project for four museums is the heart of the new extension of Qingdao.
The new building for the technical faculty of the German university Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg (DHBW) is to be a lighthouse project for academic learning. Archi.: 3 XN A/S Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Elbphilharmonie will be located on a historically significant site at the Hamburg harbour. It will be constructed at the point of the Sandtorhafen. It is the first industrial harbour basin Hamburg's. Arch.: Herzog & du Meuron, Basel/Schweiz
Designed by Shohei Shigematsu and OMA’s New York office, Coach’s newest flagship store opened on Omotesando, a prominent retail corridor in Tokyo. The flagship design features a façade of 210 stacked, translucent display boxes in a herringbone pattern.
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have won first prize in the competition for the extension of Gebr. Heinemann Headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity. The design reflects both the traditional solidity of the warehouse district.
Qatar Airways is leading the race in redeveloping the region’s future aviation hub, the New Doha International Airport.
The Mariinsky Theatre in the heart of St. Petersburg is one of the most famous opera and ballet theatres in the world. Now the historical building from the year 1860 has a new addition. Archi.: Diamond Schmitt Architects
The Integrated Resort is a microcosm of a city. It is a district, not a project. It must possess all the attributes that have made cities great. The Marina Bay Sands
On April 30, 2008 the new museum devoted to the renowned Korean media artist Nam June Paik and designed by KSMS Architects Schemel/Stankovic Berlin was ceremonially inaugurated in Seoul.
The conversion and extension of the Chinese National Museum combines the former Chinese History Museum with the Chinese Revolutionary Museum. Arch.: gmp Architects, Hamburg
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) together with Knippers Helbig, Structural Engineers, have won first prize for the new construction of a a pedestrian and cycle bridge in HafenCity.
The architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have been commissioned with the design of a new urban development project on a 45 hectare site in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen.
One of the advantages of the project is its location; it is placed in a corner, which is accessed by two main roads. This benefits the design and allows to think about a great entrance. Arch.: DNA Architects Barcelona
The Sifang Art Museum in Nanjing, China opened with its inaugural exhibition, "The Garden of Diversion". Steven Holl Architects’ first project in China, the 30,000sf museum is sited at the gateway to the Chinese International Practical Exhibition of Architecture (CIPEA).
In the center of Chengdu, the Sliced Porosity Block forms large public plazas with a hybrid of different functions. Creating a metropolitan public space, this three million square foot project takes its shape from its distribution of natural light. Arch.: Steven Holl
After four years of reconstruction the Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus is now again open for the public. The convincing new building by Foster+Partners is a perfect addition to the restored historical three-wing complex.
Greig & Stephenson Architects, jointly working with MVDG Interior Architects, has designed a major upgrade to the 36,000 sq metre former Triport office complex at Schipol Airport, Amsterdam, for Schiphol Real Estate.
The Canyon Home is newly constructed residence situated on a 5-parcel lot in a sylvan setting in Berkeley Hills, California/USA. The home has a stunning view of the landscape around. Arch.: Gustave Carlson and Carolyn Lawrence.
Benoy, the international firm of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers is delighted to announce the opening of The Galleria - a super-luxury retail and dining destination - on Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi.
Bringing together the various agencies and functions of the United Nations regional offices in Copenhagen, the new Head Office is located at the northern harbour of Copenhagen. Architects: 3XN A/S, Copenhagen/Denmark.
The new Visual Arts Building celebrated the beginning of construction. Designed by Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with BNIM, the new facility for the University will provide 126,000 sf of loft-like space for the departments…
In the southern Chinese city of Dongguan a basketball stadium has been completed to plans by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp). The building can be seen from afar and is a landmarkin the new district of Liaobu.
The Meditation House has been designed as a place of contemplation and retreat blending into the natural surrounding and landscape. The project has won the prestigious 2013 World Architecture Festival Future House Award. Archi.: MZ Architects, Lebanon.
At Tesdorpfstrasse 8 in Hamburg, a new office building has been completed to a design by architects von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) which meets energy conservation standards and is likely to receive the gold certificate.
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