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Brisbane Square stands high
Innovative design uses stilts
Designed to be an important social and cultural hub for the city, Brisbane Square is a 37 storey office tower accommodating Brisbane City Council’s offices and library, along with retail facilities and public plaza. It is located six storeys above the ground, to open the street level for public use. Four low-rise sticks provide slashes of colour floating over the urban plaza and the three spider-braced columns that support the cantilevered offices ..............more
 
Jean Nouvel completes his extension to the Reina Sofia Museum. Three new buildings organised around a courtyard have been added to the Reina Sofia Museum, one of Madrid’s most visited cultural venues. The museum takes on a triangular block consisting of three separate buildings, the first, to the south, is a library; the second, for meetings, bar and restaurant ..............more
 
London based REID secures planning for strategic riverside project. REID architecture’s Three Quays project has been given planning approval. The mixed use/ residential scheme includes 141 luxury apartments with retail and public space at ground level. It sits on the north bank of the Thames, enjoying unrivalled views of the river and Tower Bridge. ..............more
 
Grand Designs. U-shaped glass balcony to offer stunning views of the Grand Canyon Construction for an ambitious new tourist attraction on The Grand Canyon has begun. The skywalk will suspend pedestrians over the cliff face to the canyon. The Skywalk is expected to become a world famous tourist attraction and a must see for visitorsMORE ..............more
 
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