FUTURE WATCH

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 […]

TULSA TORNADO TOWER

Oklahoma firm Kinslow, Keith & Todd has presented its vision to build a skyscraper shaped like a tornado on top of a Tulsa parking garage. The towering structure, proposed within the region known as Tornado Alley, is designed to include a museum dedicated to weather, a storm research center, a […]

TELUS SKY, CALGARY

Danish architecture firm BIG has designed a 58-storey skyscraper for telecommunications company Telus in downtown Calgary, Canada. Working alongside local architecture firm Dialog, BIG proposes a mixed-use 750,000 square foot vibrant mixed-use tower that will incorporate office, retail and residential space. The building will offer 40,000 square metres of office […]

CHINA’S FIRST MAJOR DESIGN MUSEUM

The Pritzker Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki revealed early designs for China‘s “first major design museum”, a project in the Shekou district of Shenzhen commissioned by China Merchants Group (CMG) in collaboration with London’s V&A Museum. The Japanese architect unveiled models to coincide with the formal signing of an agreement between […]