FUTURE WATCH

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, […]

Hanking Center Tower, China

Hanking Center Tower is a 350m-tall mixed-use building that is under development on Shennan Boulevard, in the Nanshan district of Shenzhen, China. Los Angeles-based Morphosis Architects designed the high-rise structure, which is expected to be the tallest steel braced frame building in China upon completion. The slender building will consist […]

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Chicago

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is an art museum currently planned for Chicago, slated to be completed in 2018. The museum will be endowed and built with a grant from George Lucas. The Museum’s building is designed by award-winning architect Ma Yansong of MAD Architects. Chicago-based VOA is the […]

Shanghai’s Taopu Sci-tech City

Ennead Architects has designed a new research and development community for Shanghai. Located on the city’s western edge, as part of a new district being planned around one of Shanghai’s largest future public parks, Taopu Sci-Tech City will be a vibrant and well connected research district that engages its context […]