FUTURE WATCH

Hyperions, New Delhi

Conceived with the double objective of energy decentralization and food deindustrialization, this garden towers project is very holistic, combining the best of low-tech and high-tech, instead of systematically opposing them. The designers aim is to reconcile urban renaturation and small-scale farming with environment protection and biodiversity. The Hyperions, named after […]

Transport Center for Solana Beach

AECOM has designed a preliminary study for a mixed-use transportation development in Beach, California, as part of a response for a RFP (Request for Proposal). Located near major roads and connected to railroads, the project proposal consists of a combination of retail stores and restaurants, providing transit users with leisure spaces on […]

Venus, San Francisco

When it comes to physical size and aesthetics, the Statue of Liberty will soon have a West Coast counterpart. Venus, a 92-foot stainless steel statue, will highlight a large public piazza in the middle of San Francisco’s Trinity Place. Created by artist Lawrence Argent, Venus is a modern day interpretation […]

111 Murray Street, New York

111 Murray street is a luxury residential tower in new York’s Tribeca neighbourhood, designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox. The sculptural 64-storey structure is wrapped with curved glazing, which expands as it reaches its peak. The crystalline façade is prominent from both outside and inside the building, offering uninterrupted views across […]

Museum of Ethnography, Hungary

Transformations that reshape soil and earth alike, which make interrelationships between inside and outside, up and down visible. The transformed surface provides space and frame for the expected functions to be planned here. The Gate of the City Park is an Arc, which preserves the knowledge of the past and […]

AMERICAN COPPER BUILDINGS, MANHATTAN

Construction is underway on two bent apartment towers in New York by SHoP Architects that will be joined by a skybridge offering a pool, hot tub and bar. Called the American Copper Buildings – and formerly known as 626 First Avenue – 41 and 48-storey residential towers are rising on First Avenue and […]

Rotterdam City Centre

Dutch office MVRDV has revealed plans to build a huge staircase out of scaffolding in Rotterdam, the latest in a series of exciting new additions to the city. Marking 75 years since Rotterdam began its recovery from the Second World War, the temporary installation will pay tribute to the architecture […]

Oculus WTC Transportation Hub

After nearly $4 billion and over a decade of anticipation, the long-delayed World Trade Center Transportation Hub finally has an official opening date. Designed by Santiago Calatrava, the bird-like Oculus hub is set to open in the first week of March. Considered the most expensive and delayed train station in […]

Monument Building, London

A new Grade A office development has quickly taken shape adjacent to one of the capital’s most famous landmarks – the Monument, which was erected to commemorate the Great Fire of London. All of the upper floors of this nine-storey structure will accommodate offices, some of which – floors four, […]