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Neocleous Tower, Cyprus

The project is a mixed-use landmark tower including offices, retail, a Euro-Mediterranean alternative dispute and resolution centre, one luxury apartment, a business club and four-storey automatic car parking. The new offices will connect directly with open public spaces to offer a new spatial experience, to encourage social interaction and communication […]

Genoa Bridge, Italy

Stefano Boeri has unveiled the design of a circular elevated walkway that will be built below Renzo Piano’s replacement for the collapsed Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy. Developed by his eponymous studio Stefano Boeri Architetti, working with Metrogramma and Inside Outside, the walkway forms part of the Polcevera Park and […]

Moma Lotus Resort, China

When Jiuhua Mountain first comes into view, we can see its clear shape. With its endless peaks, it lives up to the reputation as “the best mountain in Southeast China”. The bronze statue of Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva stands quietly under the peaks, withstanding the test of time together with the mountains, […]

Opus Hotel, Dubai

The Opus in Dubai by Zaha Hadid Architects, a mixed-use building formed of conjoined towers with an irregular void in the middle, is almost ready to open. Set in the Burj Khalifa district, the Opus will be Dubai’s only building which has both the interior and exterior designed by the […]

Beijing Daxing International Airport, China

Construction of Beijing Daxing International Airport has been completed after five years of frenzied activity. When the mega-airport begins operation on Sept 30, it will be the world’s largest single-terminal airport at 700,000 square meters – the size of 98 soccer fields. The 80 billion yuan ($11.7 billion) facility, which […]

Haramain High Speed Rail, Saudi Arabia

Foster + Partners has completed stations in Saudi Arabian cities Mecca, Medina, Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City, connected by the 280-mile Haramain high-speed rail line. The stations, “conceived as gateways to each city”, are designed to offer a unified appearance to between 60 million and 135 million passengers anticipated […]

International Spy Museum, Washington DC

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed its first cultural building in the US: The International Spy Museum in America’s capital, which features an angled black volume, splayed red columns and a zig-zagged glass wall. The building reaches the city’s height limit of 130 ft from grade in just seven stories. Its […]