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[13 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

British architecture is starting to show clear evidence that it is beginning to recover after the sector experienced its busiest period since 2008. According to dezeen.com, the Arch-Vision quarterly report shows that almost 60 per cent of British architects reported an increase in orders during the third quarter of this year in comparison to the […]

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[17 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed its first New York City commission: a residential block of ’boutique apartments’. Founder, Zaha Hadid, who designed the London 2012 Aquatics Centre, has created an 11-storey structure for developers, Related Companies, which will be situated in Hudson Yards at 520 West 28th Street. Image source Courtesy of Related Companies and […]

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[16 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]

Developers have released the first images of Zaha Hadid’s residential skyscraper, known as 1,000 Museum Tower, architectsjournal.co.uk reports. The architect, who has twice won the Stirling Prize, unveiled impressions of the 62-storey building, which will be situated on Miami’s Biscayne Boulevard, opposite the currently under construction Museum Park site. Image source via Curbed Miami Skyscraper […]

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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Working from home is something we all dream about, but the reality is often a letdown. Stuffed into the corner of a lounge, or hiding inside a cluttered spare room – creating a serene yet professional at-home working environment has always been a challenge. But Lars Courage of Courage Architects changed all that when he […]

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[25 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]

Imagine a building that is able to breathe. A building that allows air to flow naturally along its corridors and through the very heart of its structure. Is it really possible to create a living, breathing edifice… something that benefits its occupants with rejuvenating, fresh air while saving the earth at the same time? The […]

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[7 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]

Nothing makes a statement like The Shard – London’s newest skyscraper that redefines the city’s famous skyline to become a symbol for the capital, recognisable throughout the world. Shooting up into the sky like a beautiful sharp pyramid of glass, it happens to be the tallest building in Western Europe standing at 1,016 feet high, […]

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[18 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

In a review of 2012’s best architecture, the Olympics has emerged as the key influence – according to two experts. Architecture critic Ellis Woodman, writing for telegraph.co.uk, hailed the “transformation of 560 acres of contaminated former industrial land in East London” into the Queen Elizabeth II Olympic Park as a “national triumph”. Image source This […]

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[4 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]

Education is the heart of all learning but how do you visualise this concept in a brand new school building? Simple – you clad it in tones of reds and browns. This cardiac-coloured cladding on the new Het Perron School, meaning ‘The Platform’ is designed to represent the trace of the beating heart of Veenendal’s […]

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[29 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]

You’ll be seeing things from a totally different perspective if you visit this museum in Nanjing, China. The unique design of the Nanjing Contemporary Art & Architecture Museum was created by US-based Steven Holl Architects. Spectacular serpentine style Image source via (Photo: © Iwan Baan) At first glance you may wonder where the inspiration came […]

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[1 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]

Whilst the familiar appeal of skyscrapers has wained in places where they are ubiquitous such as NYC, the same cannot be said for cities experiencing bursts of high rise construction, where the urban landscape is expanding drastically in it’s dimensions and growing a new identity far beyond it’s traditional boundaries. Leading the way is Beijing’s […]