The Dubai Creek Harbour Central Footbridge

IJP Architects and structural engineers AKT II unveil their concept design for a new 230m Dubai Creek Harbour Central Footbridge. Commissioned by Emaar, the project will connect the soon to be world’s tallest tower, the Dubai Creek Tower and Dubai Creek Harbour. Marking the second collaboration between AKT II and […]

OPPO’s New Headquarters, Shenzhen

Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected to build the new headquarters for OPPO, a Chinese mobile brand, in Shenzhen, China. China’s leading smartphone manufacturer has seen a rapid success ever since it has launched its first phone back in 2008. With over 40,000 employees in more than 40 countries, OPPO’s […]

Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center, China

The mixed-use development, totaling over 560,000 square meters of building area, will host commercial, hotel, office, and residential functions. The development “seeks to restore the spiritual harmony between humanity and nature” through integrating contemplative spaces that merge nature with the demands of modern living. A series of low-rise buildings and […]

GDA Plaza China

A new high-rise building makes its impact on the skyline of Hangzhou, the Chinese metropolis with 9 million inhabitants. The 130-meter-high tower is part of the extension and redesign of the GDA Plaza, a business center in the traditional business quarter of the city, which includes a shopping mall and […]

S Pellegrino Flagship factory, Italy

Scheduled to open in 2022, the new production plant will showcase high levels of innovation, technological advancements, and social sustainability. The existing factory form is shrouded in a stainless-steel mesh that adapts to the contours of the buildings. The buildings take on a new form as edges are blurred. Depending […]

Florida Polytechnic University

Florida Polytechnic University, Florida’s newest university and only one dedicated to a curriculum of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, started its new campus building program with the 162,000-sq.-ft Innovation Science and Technology Building designed by world renowned architect Santiago Calatrava. This two-story reinforced concrete structure’s signature element is the 250-ft-long […]

New Lab, Brooklyn

Expressing the innovative nature of this green research and manufacturing center and preserving the structure of the grand historic hangar that houses it is the concept behind the design of the New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Translucent office pods stand in this 82,000-sf building in dramatic contrast to the industrial […]

Royal Beach Restaurant, Russia

The restaurant building is located in the Primorsky Victory Park, in the center of St. Petersburg, in the western part of the Krestovsky Island. A regular flat site occupies a part of the artificially reclaimed beach on the western side of a small harbor on the bank of the Malaya […]