FUTURE WATCH

Football Stadium, Africa

SCAU has won a competition to design a 20,000-seater football stadium in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, to host matches at the 2021 Africa Nations Cup. The £50 million Stade de Yamoussoukro, which will be built in Ivory Coast’s administrative capital, is one of six stadiums that will host games during the […]

Raffles City Chongqing, China

Currently under construction in Chongqing, China, Moshe Safdie’s Raffles City Chongqing features an extraordinary engineering feat of erecting a 300-meter-long “horizontal skyscraper” above four 250-meter-high towers. An extensive urban district set at the meeting point between the Yangtze and Jialing rivers once constructed Raffles City Chongqing will hold the world […]

Serpentine Pavilion, Beijing

The Serpentine Galleries has announced the expansion of their popular summer pavilion program, collaborating with Beijing’s WF Central to commission the inaugural Serpentine Pavilion Beijing. The first Serpentine Pavilion to be built outside of the Galleries’ Kensington Gardens home in London, the Beijing Pavilion will be located just 600 meters […]

Vanke Future Town, China

Located by the Yunlong Lake in Xuzhou, occupying over a million square meters, the launched project Vanke Future Town is a grand community with abundant landscape resources, wherein the demonstration area, as the first set of architectures to make an entrance to the land, will set the tone for the […]

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 […]