FUTURE WATCH

Mercedes Benz Stadium, Atlanta

The 2-million square foot, 71,000-seat Mercedes Benz Stadium is styled after the Roman Pantheon, as the entire arena is centered around a domed oculus. Because the building is multi-use – designed for holding football, soccer, and basketball games – and because Falcons owner Arthur Blank had wanted to build what […]

Dock 72, Brooklyn

S9 Architecture’s Dock 72, a 17-storey commercial office project expected to bring 4,000 workers to the Brooklyn Navy Yard area, has been topped out this month marking the completion of the building’s steel superstructure. Over 350 construction workers, local business leaders, community representatives and public officials attended the ceremony, which […]

Joshua Tree Residence

London-based designer James Whitaker has released plans for a new house, due to be built in 2018, that’s made out of old shipping containers. It is not just about one sole shipping container creating a cosy microhome. It’s a house that looks a bit like a spacecraft crashed in the […]

Anna Meares Velodrome, Chandler

Designed by Cox Architecture the “Pringle-shaped” velodrome south-east of Brisbane CBD in Chandler is Queensland’s first indoor cycling facility. Surrounded by eucalyptus forest and part of the wider Sleeman Sports Complex, the velodrome, one of 17 new and updated venues being prepared ahead of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. It […]

Iron Ring, Wales

Simply put, Wales ancient landscape is epic. To celebrate the land’s majestic history and nature, George King Architects designed the Iron Ring, an enormous rusted steel crown that will be embedded into the earth beside Flint Castle. The massive sculpture won Wales’ Year of Legends contest and symbolizes the relationship […]

Regal Shoes, Mumbai

The project designed for Regal Shoes is sited in a North-Mumbai suburb, namely Andheri. The project area is approx. 2750 sq. ft including a mezzanine for storage and archives. Regal Shoes, is currently undergoing a re-branding exercise including a re-structuring of its retail service-scape. The Andheri retail outlet is one […]

World Business Centre 4 Heathrow

Steel offers the solution for the latest office block at the World Business Centre near Heathrow Airport. The fourth steel-framed office block at the World Business Centre (WBC) is currently under construction. The latest block (WBC4) has been designed to provide a contemporary take on the first three pavilions, including […]

660 Fifth Avenue, New York

A 1,400-foot-tall mixed use skyscraper by Zaha Hadid Architects may be the next supertall structure to hit midtown Manhattan. The project is being developed by Kushner Companies, owned by the family of Jared Kushner – who is a senior advisor to the president and also married to his daughter Ivanka. Located at […]

FIFA World Cup Stadium Russia

Wilmotte & Associates recently won the competition to design the 2018 FIFA World Cup Stadium in Kaliningra, Russia. Their design features an urban facade that wraps the stadium, consisting of a series of orthogonal screens that respond to the surrounding urban context. The project will be constructed from a primary […]