Issue No.303 // 21 September 2010
 
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New images of Bangalore International Airport Terminal One extension

No longer a ‘pensioner’s paradise’, the metropolitan city of Bangalore is expanding at such a rapid pace that its main international transport hub – Bangalore (Bengaluru) International Airport – is already in desperate need of expansion. Having only opened some two years ago, the airport’s Terminal One is preparing for a large-scale extension project, designed by international architecture firm HOK. As these images clearly demonstrate, this is no basic extension. The sweeping canopy roof system provides a welcoming environment for passengers, not only sheltering them from the occasionally adverse weather conditions but solidifying a......more

New images of Brighton i360
Investment needed for 183m observation tower in UK's favourite seaside destination: London-based architecture firm Marks Barfield have released these stunning new images by visualisation studio F10 Studios of the effortlessly graceful Brighton i360......more

Round heaven, square Earth
So many people, so little room. BHA has the answer to Hong Kong's great space problem: One of the most intensely populated nations in the world, Hong Kong not only faces issues housing its inhabitants while they are alive, but is also forced to seriously consider....more

An inhabited sculpture
Spanish firm complete sculpturally inspired small-scale home in La Finca, Madrid: A-cero architecture studio has presented a recently completed house in ‘La Finca’ estate in the town Pozuelo de Alarcón (Madrid). This project is smaller (1,000 sq m) than the other......more

Landmark breaks ground in Petaling Jaya
Pod building fragmented and reformed with series of elliptical sections of variable width: n Petaling Jaya, west of Kuala Lumpur, a great urban development is underway for the establishment of a new urban centre. As a landmark for this area, the develop......more

Home of the many
Battle for planning application to turn ex-RAF base into homes and museum is victorious: Home to Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding’s Fighter Command in the summer of 1940, Bentley Priory is to be given a fresh lease of life after local councillors approved......more

For the kids
New toddler's playground breaks ground in Greenwich Village, New York: Adrienne’s Garden, a new toddler’s playground to be built in La Guardia Park in New York City’s Greenwich Village, broke ground Wednesday, September 15th. Located on La Guard......more

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