Namdeamun Office Building

With its stark linear facade patterns, the Namdaemun Office Building in Seoul stands out from the vibrant market district that surround it. The office tower is Mecanoo’s first completed project in South Korea’s capital. The first project in Seoul by Mecanoo is completed on a corner plot opposite the Namdeamun […]

Khalifa International Stadium

The Khalifa International Stadium in Doha has undergone extensive renovation works which includes increased seat capacity up to 48,000. Ahead of the tournament, when it will host matches in the quarter-finals as organizers, see a 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium already delivered and fully operational is a great joy, besides […]

Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

The foundation stone was laid in the warehouse Kaispeicher A, in presence of then First Mayor of Hamburg Ole von Beust, Hochtief Construction AG CEO Henner Mahlstedt, Hochtief project coordinator Hartmut Wegener, Hamburg Minister of Culture Karin von Welck and architect Pierre de Meuron.the construction was scheduled to be finished […]

Oslo Skatehall, Norway

Oslo got its own custom-built venue for the well-established sport. Oslo Skatehall stands now as the best custom-designed skatepark, and one of the largest-of-its-kind in Northern Europe. The architectural signature of the building is conceptually rooted in the elements and movement of skateboarding, thus, exposing the hall’s function. The structure is […]

Sivas Stadium, Turkey

Sivas is located in the cold-dry climate region of Turkey, so its winter is strong and the city is under heavy snow in long periods. This parameter is foreground in the design decisions of Sivas Stadium. Energy efficiency is designed according to ecological design criteria, high passive air conditioning measures, […]

The Dancing Pavilion

Dancing Pavilion is interactive architecture created for the Olympic Park 2016. Scattered sensors inside of the dance floor capture the beat of the music and the movement of people dancing, which activates the motors of the mirrors on the façade of the building. The result is a kinetic architecture that […]

Cloud Pavilion, Shanghai

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has completed a pavilion on the bank of Shanghai’s Huangpu River, with thin metal columns surrounding a glass-walled room shaped like a cartoon cloud. Located on a riverside promenade, the Cloud Pavilion provides a venue for exhibitions and art events as past of the West Bund district’s ongoing redevelopment. […]

MAIIAM Museum of Contemporary Art

The MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum, located in the northern Thai city of Chiangmai, a thriving art and cultural center which has been created to house an important private collection of Thai and regional art. The project houses an important private collection of regional and national art within a renovated warehouse. The […]