Issue No.364 // 20 December 2011
 
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The structural lovechild of highly acclaimed architects Wilkinson Eyre, landscape architects Grant Associates and structural engineers Atelier 10, the Gardens by the Bay at Marina South is set to become one of Singapore's most popular tourist attractions. Although the project is not yet complete, the Super Trees development is already an established part of the Singapore skyline. The eighteen trees, eleven of which are built of environmentally sustainable materials, are all located in the Gardens by the Bay at Marina South, which will be officially opened to the public in June of 2012. The Supertrees range from heights of 25 to 50 metres, the tallest of which......more

Frank Gehry designs Grammy posters
Beekman Tower and Sydney's UIT Business School grace Grammy's artwork: Legendary architect Frank Gehry has been selected to design the official artwork for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, to be used on the cover of the Grammy Awards......more

Fast-track retail planned in Dubai
Exclusive first images of Avenue Retail Development in Dubai by Dewan: Global architectural and engineering firm Dewan has shared the first images of its newest project in Dubai with WAN: The Avenue Retail Development. Having signed a......more

PTW gets creative in Wuhan
Work begins on Australian architects' vivid creative industries campus in China: The architects behind the Beijing Watercube have just released a colourful new concept for a creative industries campus in Wuhan entitled China Central Intelligence Valley......more

'Enhancing the user experience'
Respected architect and WAN juror Michael Graves named 2012 Driehaus Prize laureate: Renowned architect and designer Michael Graves is to become the tenth recipient of the Richard H. Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame. Instigated in 2003......more

Dock Square unveiled
Urban renewal plans for Melbourne's Docklands revealed by local coalition: Today, the City of Melbourne, Places Victoria and developers Lend Lease unveiled plans for a buzzing new civic hub at the city’s Docklands, to be called Dock Square. Anchor......more

Soccer project kicks off in Montreal
Mayor of Montreal, Gerald Tremblay unveils new soccer complex in the city: Saucier + Perrotte and Hughes Condon Marler Architects have been announced as winners of an architecture competition to design a new football centre at the Saint-Michel......more

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