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La Cité du Vin, Bordeaux

This building does not resemble any recognizable shape because it is an evocation of the soul of wine between the river and the city. A strong architectural statement, La Cité du Vin stands out with its bold curves and shape. An iconic building, this golden frame hosts a Cité within […]

Inoxia Apartments, Nantes

Angular balconies edged with bands of reflective steel surround this apartment building in the French city of Nantes, providing occupants on each level with unobstructed views of the sky. The Inoxia project was designed by Paris firm Christophe Rousselle Architects as part of the regeneration of an area around the […]

Fiery Golden Moon Pavilion Lights, Honk Kong

The gorgeous Golden Moon Pavilion popped up in Hong Kong for the Mid-Autumn Festival, which attracted 500,000 visitors over the course of 6 days. Designed by Laboratory for Explorative Architecture & Design (LEAD), the fiery Golden Moon is made from a steel geodesic dome, bamboo scaffolding, fabric panels and LED […]

Getafe Market Cultural Center, Madrid

A-cero presents one of his latest works, it is a public building which holds a cultural and leisure center for Getafe village, in the outskirts of Madrid. The main idea of the project is to reconvert completely a deserted building from years, which in a moment was the municipal market. […]

Fulton Center, Manhattan

Construction of the Fulton Center includes the restoration of the 125-year-old Corbin Building. Located in the Lower Manhattan Financial District, the 180,000-sf Fulton Center integrates five stations served by nine subway lines in a light-flooded space that includes retail and offices. The facility’s defining visual features are its 53-foot-diameter glass […]

Surly Destination Brewery, Minneapolis

Surly Brewing MSP is designed as a destination brewery that combines varied public gathering areas and brewery production in Minneapolis’s Prospect Park neighborhood. The 8.3-acres project is located on a brownfield site and comprises of 7 separate parcels of land divided by the municipalities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Planning […]

Birmingham’s Rebuilt New Street Station

Like any epic journey, turning Birmingham’s 1960s reinforced concrete railway station into a futuristic transport hub, would be full of twists and turns. “We were running four design programmes in parallel, all at different stages and each affecting the building and that was quite complex,” says Stephen Ashton, Atkins’ engineering […]

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The dragon-inspired pavilion at the Milan Expo by Daniel Libeskind features a sinuous body and a scaly red and gold skin. The Vanke Pavilion, for China’s largest property developer, is a spiralling structure with staircases wrapping around its perimeter and a “forest of bamboo” contained inside. Libeskind described the reptilian […]

Sky Pavilion, London

Tokyo-based architecture studio Nonscale Co designed the Sky Pavilion for a lawn in the Museum Gardens, a park neighboring the V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green. The studio won the annual Triumph Pavilion competition by ArchTriumph to highlight the work of an individual architect or design team. This year, […]