FUTURE WATCH

Al Wakrah Stadium, Qatar

Qatar’s Al Wakrah Stadium – the 2022 world cup venue was designed by late Zaha Hadid. The 40,000 capacity arena, which will host games up to the soccer tournament’s quarter-finals stage, was first unveiled back in 2013. The structure itself is now complete and work is progressing on the internal […]

3D Printed Steel Bridge

Dutch robotics company MX3D has completed the 3D printing of a steel bridge, which will be installed across a canal in Amsterdam next year. Designer Joris Laarman worked with the robotic manufacturing technology start-up to build the 12-metre-long pedestrian bridge. The structure has been constructed by robots from layers of […]

Kaohsiung Station, Taiwan

The new Kaohsiung Station is the crowning achievement of the massive Kaohsiung Metropolitan Area Underground Railway Project, which, includes seven subterranean stations along a 9.75 km railway tunnel. It will be a true transportation hub integrating train, metro, local and intercity bus services, taxi and bicycle. As a key project […]

The Shed, New York

Opening in spring 2019, The Shed will be New York’s first Arts Centre dedicated to commissioning, producing, and presenting all types of performing arts, visual arts, and popular culture. The Shed’s building – an innovative 200,000-square-foot (18,500 m²) structure designed to physically transform to support artists’ most ambitious ideas. When […]

Jewel Changi Airport Singapore

Jewel Changi Airport re-imagines the center of an airport as a major public realm attraction. Jewel offers a range of facilities for landside airport operations, indoor gardens and leisure attractions, retail offerings and hotel facilities, all under one roof. A distinctive dome-shaped façade made of glass and steel adds to […]

Coal Drops Yard, London

Described as one of the largest regeneration schemes in Europe, it will include 50 new buildings, 2,000 new homes, 20 new streets and 10 new public squares spread over 67 acres. Main contractor BAM is employing an array of different skills for this conversion project, from specialist restoration work of […]

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 […]