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Emergency Terminal, Zagreb, Croatia, Produkcija 004, Croatia An eight storey terminal in the heart of Zagreb, with partly translucent walls, provides for Zagreb’s emergency medical assistance institute

Iglesia San Josemaría Escrivá, Alvaro Obregon, Mexico, Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos, Mexico Catholic Church composed of three connected buildings, able to hold up to 400 people

Parish Church of Saint Luke the Evangelist, Zagreb, Croatia, Arhitekt, Croatia Positioned on the western edge of a central green area, it is composed of two main volumes, with service rooms and a square plateau outside the main entrance

Bom Sucesso Cultural Centre, Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal, Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados, Portugal Built mainly underground, this centre is located in a peripheric area of Lisbon, and contains such features as a sliding auditorium

La Cisnera Community Centre, Arico, Spain, GPY Arquitectos, Spain Placed in the main square alongside a chapel, the centre offers a sheltered environment for the town features an extensive wooden interior

Maison du Chemin de L’Île, Nanterre, France, Archi5, France A Community House project divided in three purposes: childhood activity centre, multi-use hall and a seniors activity home.

The Nkoranza Children’s Home, Nkoranza, Ghana, Article 25, United Kingdom A simple construction using the areas raw materials, covering a 10 acre plot of land, surrounded by farmland for the children’s education

Whistler Public Library, Whistler, Canada, Hughes Condon Marler Architects, Canada An ‘L’ shaped building located between the largest park in the area and a pedestrian promenade, shrubbery has been used to cover the roof

wNw Bar, Binh Duong, Vietnam, Vo Trong Nghia Co. Ltd, Vietnam Wind and Water bar, built meet the demands of people struck by natural disasters, located in the centre of Thu Dau Mot

British Embassy Algiers, Slimane, Algeria, John Mcaslan & Partners, United Kingdom Solar panels are situated on the roof; a series of curving parallel walls with an open courtyard, the building was designed to create an open relationship between Britain and Algeria

Juvenile Living Detention, Overloon, Netherlands, UArchitects, Netherlands Previously a school, partly refurbished to become an open structure with extensive glass walls, situated parallel to the regional public road

Roy McMurtry Youth Centre, Toronto, Canada, Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Inc, Canada Previously a women’s prison, now a building to care for youth offenders, a 40 hectare site surrounded by agricultural fields

Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation Synagogue, Evanston, USA, Ross Barney Architects, USA Situated in a mature suburban neighbourhood, next to park and train station with a wooden exterior, a traditional square shape

National Ceremonial Plaza, Thimpu, Bhutan, Christopher Charles Benninger Architects Pvt. Ltd, India An addition to an ancient fortress monastery, a grand building composed of tiered wood carved balconies with capacity of 25,000 visitors

Culture

Mellat Park Cineplex, Tehran, Iran, Fluid Motion, Iran Located in the municipal district of Tehran, contains 4 movie halls, the stacked rectangular blocks with glass walls

Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy, USA, Grimshaw, United Kingdom Contains a concert hall and theatre, situated on a hill with one translucent wall, entrance at the highest level of the building accessed via steps

The O2 Dublin, Dublin 1, Ireland, Populous, United Kingdom This rectangular building on the edge of the city has become a significant landmark on the river Liffe with a 9500 seat capacity

Arcelor Pavilion, Esch-Sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Miralles Tagliabue Embt, Spain Located in the Centenary Park and lying on an important axis of the city, currently used as an art gallery, consists of an extremely colourful exterior an set of outdoor spiral stairs

Kring (KumHo Culture Complex), Seoul, South Korea, Unsangdong Architects, South Korea A square, urban sculpture building situated on a main road junction

Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, United Kingdom Located within the Duke of York’s Headquarters building in Chelsea, it is one of the largest museums in the world devoted to showing contemporary art, with the key design concept in the new scheme being the tension between the traditional, wood panelled interiors and the spaces of the existing building and the new galleries

Studi-O Cahaya, Jakarta Barat, Indonesia, Mamastudio, Indonesia A 3 story house of an art collector serving as a gallery, open to the public on occasion

Bishan Public Library, Singapore, Republic of Singapore, Look Architects PTE LTD, Republic of Singapore A gently sloping ramp leads people from the street level up to the library, situated in a mixed use neighbourhood and consists of a glass wall with coloured ‘pods’ protruding off

Public Library Enric Miralles, Barcelona province of Palafolls, Spain, Miralles Tagliabue Embt, Spain A stone building, shaped like a loaf of bread with a vaulted ceiling

Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria, Treusch Architecture, Austria A large glass cube with a crystalline appearance which forms a unit with the existing AEC

Emilio Caraffa-Museum of Fine Arts, Córdoba, Argentina, Gramatica Sara/Morini Jorge/Pisani José/Urtubey Eduardo Architects & Lucio Morini Architects, Argentina A renovated museum which annexes the former Physical Education Institute building (IPEF), and is part of a larger complex that includes the new Palacio Ferreyra Museum

Liliesleaf Legacy Project, Johannesburg, South Africa, Mashabane Rose & Associates, South Africa Formerly the secret headquarters of the African National Congress’, it now comprises of a visitor centre and a resource centre

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, South Africa, Peter Rich Architects, South Africa Sited at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers, with rounded roofs and surfaced in local rubble in order to become part of the landscape

Melbourne Recital Centre and MTC Theatre, Melbourne, Australia, ARM, Australia 1500 seat capacity, situated on a Southbank site with a ‘box inside a box’ structure

Wexford Opera House, Wexford, Ireland, Keith Williams Architects, United Kingdom Redeveloped opera house featuring a 780 seat state of the art auditorium specifically designed for opera

Zénith, Saint-Etienne, France, Foster & Partners, United Kingdom The first purpose built state-of-the-art music venue for the Rhone-Alpes region of central southern France, the auditorium is designed to be highly flexible and can be configured for audiences ranging from 1,100 to 7,200 people

Music Theatre, Graz, Austria, UNStudio, Netherlands A theatre based on a spring like structure, with the outermost layer of the façade consisting of a glittering mesh

Display

Cellophane House, New York, USA, KieranTimberlake, USA A five-story, off-site fabricated dwelling made of transparent and recyclable materials

Japanese Immigration Memorial, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Gustavo Penna Arquiteto & Associados, Brazil A streamlined memorial with curved walls and a stunning bridge

Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, South Warf, Australia, Woods Bagot, Australia Conference centre located at a major bend in the Yarra River, with vast areas of floor and wall coverings and a dark sloping roof

Honda Big Wing, Bangkok, Thailand, VaSLab Architecture (VaSLab Co. Ltd), Thailand Angular design housing the first big-bike center in Asia

Aviary, Geneva, Switzerland, Group8 Associated Architects, Switzerland One aviary is for quarantine and another for rare native species, consists of a roof shape interacting with the crowns of surrounding trees and a tree-like structure supporting the reinforced concrete slab

Cages for macaws in the palm grove of Barcelona Zoo, Spain, Batlle & Roig Architects, Spain A small garden made up of a wide collection of tropical bush vegetation, the cages consist of several leaning metal tubes that bend and close on the top

Petting Farm, Almere, Netherlands, 70F Architecture, Netherlands A wooden petting farm

Health

Kentish Town Health Centre, London, United Kingdom, Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, United Kingdom. Kentish Town Health Centre (KTHC) is a new multi coloured health building in central London, housing a large GP practice and a wide range of health facilities

Maggie’s Centre, London, United Kingdom, Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners, United Kingdom Maggie’s Centre, in Charing Cross Hospital, London, offers support for people affected by cancer at any stage, and is built around mature landscaped gardens.

St Jozef Community Health Center, Deventer, Netherlands, One Architecture, Netherlands Redesigned hospital complex around the original 1957 building, which forms one of the largest community health centres in the Netherlands

Teleton Tampico, Tampico, Mexico, Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos, Mexico Centre for disabled children, which includes a six metre gallery where numerous brightly coloured rooms meet.

Assuta Medical Centre, Tel Aviv, Israel, Zeidler Partnership Architects, Canada International healthcare facility which connects the city to a park, with a two tone colour scheme and angular shape giving the 500,000 sq ft building an unusual appearance

Home for Handicapped Children, Trondheim, Norway, Fasting Arkitekter AS, Norway Brick home for six severely handicapped children, featuring a curved pathway and playground, and designed to make the most of the low rising winter sun in Norway

Holiday

7800 Cesme Residences & Hotel, Izmir, Turkey, EAA-Emre Arolat Architects, Turkey Five storey landscaped Hotel in Cesme, Turkey

Capella Resort, Sentosa Island, Republic of Singapore, Foster+Partners, United Kingdom Six star hotel on a 12 hectare site, which appears to flow with the slopes of the island

Ivy, Sydney, Australia, Woods Bagot, Untied Kingdom Sydney hotel featuring eighteen bars, nine restaurants, one of Sydney’s largest ballrooms, a sunken garden atrium, two Penthouse suites and a rooftop pool – designed across two adjoining sites in mid-town Sydney

Phoenix Island Villa Condo & Club House, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, South Korea, Samoo Architects & Engineers, South Korea Large site including accommodation within extensive landscaped grounds

Yacht Club Villas at Elounda Beach, Crete, Greece, Davide Macullo Architetto. Switzerland Sea front site on the Greek island of Crete, curved front creates the illusion of waves and the coastal landscape

Blow Up Hall 50 50, Poznan, Poland, Trablex 50/50 Project, Poland Unusual hotel, with rooms that have no numbers where guests are given an iPhone which is paired with a particular room. Each iPhone allows a guest to detect a room and open their bedroom doors through IT recognition technology

Chrome, Kolkata, India, Sanjay Puri Architects, India Boutique hotel, with windows shaped like portholes

Hotel on Ostrovskogo Square, St. Petersburg, Russia. Evgeny Gerasimov & Partners, Russia Set in the historic centre of St. Petersburg, this hotel is designed in a traditional Italian style

Restaurant Tusen, Ramundberget, Sweden, Murman Arkitekter ab, Sweden Restaurant built on the ski slopes near the Helags and Skars mountains with a birch log frontage

Banya ‘The Roof of the World’, Russia, Architectural Bureau of Belousov N.V, Russia Timber Russian sauna with a transparent roof

Wellness Orhidelia, Podcetrtek, Slovenia, Enota, Slovenia Situated in a thermal complex that has been a health centre since the 1970s, the jagged shape of the building and dark slate colour give it a volcanic appearance

House

Qian Liang Courtyard Transformation, Beijing, China, Red House China Ltd, China A poor and tiny courtyard house in a famous traditional Beijing hutong, restored using old reclaimed wood, bricks and tiles from other demolished houses

Piracicaba, Piracicaba, Brazil, Isay Weinfeld, Brazil A semi-subterranean family home

Safe House, Okrzeszyn, near Warsaw, Poland, KWK Promes, Poland A secure cuboid safe house

House in Lumino, Ticino, Switzerland, Davide Macullo Architetto, Switzerland A minimalist monolithic house situated in a Swiss Alpine village

Klein Bottle House, Rye, Australia, McBride Charles Ryan, Australia Holiday home shaped like an origami Klein bottle

Paraty House, Paraty, Brazil, Studio MK27, Brazil Concrete and cantilevered beach house, situated on a Brazilian island

Base Camp, Chewton, Australia, In Site, Australia A climate responsive weekend house cut into the edge of the Great Dividing Range north west of Melbourne

Chen House, Sanjhih, Taiwan, C-Laboratory, Finland A light flexible family home designed to react to the demanding wind, flood and heat conditions on an old cherry farm site

Elwood House, Melbourne, Australia, NMBW Architecture Studio, Australia A reconfigured family home, which uses brick and timber to create a practical but private family home

Farm House, Gjøvik, Norway, Jarmund/Vigsnæs AS Architects MNAL, Norway Family home situated on abandoned farm constructed with reclaimed materials

Mending Wall, Mt Irvine, Australia, BVN Architecture, Denmark Concrete block house nestled into the Blue Mountains near Sydney

Reading Nest, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, Denmark. Measuring only 10 m2, Reading Nest is a small pre-manufactured structure that consist of one door, one window, one roof light, one bed, one shelf, and one table

Sliding House, Suffolk, United Kingdom, dRMM, United Kingdom Timber and glass property featuring a 20 tonne moveable roof

Villa Metamorphosis, Saugerties, USA, Office of Ben Ryuki Miyagi, USA Themed on Franz Kafka’s novel The Metamorphosis, based on the idea that a flat roofed modern house is transformed into a black house

Bothermore House, Kilkenny, Ireland, Boyd Cody Architects, Ireland A rural dwelling featuring open ended external courtyards

Housing (Inc Mixed Use)

7800 Cesme Residences & Hotel, Izmir, Turkey, EAA-Emre Arolat Architects, Turkey Beachfront holiday units located on top of each other with large garden terraces on both sides

Barkli Plaza, Moscow, Russia, Sergey Skuratov Architects, Russia Imposing angular development in Moscow, aimed at creating a modern city feel, without detracting from the cultural heritage of the city

Chips, Manchester, United Kingdom, Alsop Architects, United Kingdom Quirky, bold and robust; ‘Chips’ forms the first major development for the Alsop-designed masterplan for New Islington in Manchester

Egenes Park, Stavanger, Norway, Onix, Netherlands Egenes Park is a housing development with a child care centre in the stadium area of Stavanger, Norway

Bakraz Evleri, Mugla, Turkey, Koleksiyon Holding, Turkey Designed as a small white stone resort settlement with terraces, gardens, and the beach, which pays respect to the heritage of Bodrum

Fornace Del Bersaglio, Faenza (Ravenna), Italy, Lelli & Associati Architettura, Italy 34 houses located in the hills near Faenza, designed on the site of a former pottery

Hutong Bubble 32, Beijing, China, MAD Architects, China Radical redevelopment of the famous Hutong houses in the deprived neighbourhoods of Beijing, includes a stainless steel spherical staircase

Imola via Padovani Housing, Imola (Bologna), Italy, LELLI & ASSOCIATI ARCHITETTURA, Italy 36 apartment complex built in the old city of Imola, with blocks that are split into two buildings, divided by two long corridors

Residential Building ‘Parus’ (Sail), Moscow, Russia, ‘Mosproekt-4’, Russia Imposing 24 floor development in the shape of a white sail

The Met, Bangkok, Thailand, WOHA, Republic of Singapore This project investigates the opportunities for high-rise living in the tropics, exploring how aspects of low-rise tropical housing can be applied to create outdoor-indoor spaces in the sky, inspired by Thai forms - Thai tiles, textiles and timber panelling

Villa Shahr Residential Complex, Meygon, Iran, Bonsar Architectural Studio, Iran Residential development, built over three pieces of land in this region, and including a series of connecting courtyards to reinforce community feeling while protecting privacy

MKB, Malmö, Sweden, Kim Utzon Architects, Denmark The public housing project MKB Ankarspelat is situated on the harbour front of Malmo, Sweden with three dimensional grid of concrete beams and columns, from which the main structures are built

Sedgwick Street, London, United Kingdom, Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects, United Kingdom 2-46 Sedgwick Street is a 100% affordable, new build development comprising 55 residential units and 1188m2 of commercial space

Social Housing, Figueres, Spain, Miralles Tagliabue Embt, Spain Social housing complex of varying heights, featuring windows that protrude from the main structure, comprising 48 properties

Landscape

Maggie’s Centre, London, Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners, United Kingdom Maggie’s Centre, in Charing Cross Hospital, London, offers support for people affected by cancer at any stage, and is built around mature landscaped gardens. The Adaptation Palettes: Regenerative Landscape Design, Tianjin, China, Turenscape (Beijing Turen Design Institute), China The park of twenty-two hectares in the nothern coastal city of Tianjin, transforming a former deserted shooting range used as a garbage dump, into a low maintenance urban park.

Vaguada de Las Llamas Park, Santander, Spain, Batlle & Roig Architects, Spain An urban park that bridges the gap between two parts of the city that needed to be linked with staired-vegetable walls and including a suspended walkway

Water Treatment Park Het Lankheet, Haaksbergen, Netherlands, Strootman Landscape Architects, Netherlands The climate in the Netherlands is changing, more rain falls in the winter and the summers are a lot drier, calling for creative solutions, resulting in Water Treatment Park Het Lankheet, a funactional and pleasant water garden, spread over 500 hectares

Mile-a-Minute-Alexandra Arch & Forest Walk, Singapore, Republic of Singapore, Look Architects PTE LTD, Republic of Singapore Comprising a 1.6 kilometre elevated pedestrian walkway and a 80 metre long bridge over Alexander Road, Alexander Arch and Forest Walk has opened a portal to the treasury of natural heritage in Singapore

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant, Warkworth, Auckland, New Zealand, Pacific Environments Architects NZ Ltd, New Zealand A restaurant halfway up a tree, designed as 'pod-form' wrapped around the trunk of a tree, and capable of supporting 30 diners

Learning

Nursery and Kindergarten, Kidricevo, Slovenia, Mojca Gregorski & Ajda Vogelnik Saje, Slovenia New nursery and kindergarten designed to inter connect built and green spaces

Clapham Manor Primary School, London, United Kingdom, dRMM, United Kingdom A colourful contemporary extension inspired by post-war system schools to create a bright and airy teaching space

Heart of School, Abiansemal, Badung, Indnoesia, Pt Bambu, Indonesia An artisan thatched school that can seat 400 to 500 people and is one of the world’s largest bamboo buildings

Bjørnholt Upper Secondary School, Oslo, Norway, Narud-Stokke-Wiig AS Sivilarkitekter MNAL, Norway A new school developed for 1,200 students in accordance with new ways of learning more accindled to higher education and university

Colégio S. Tomás, Lisbon, Portugal, Frederico Valsassina Arquitectos, Portugal A new contemporary school, designed to encompass the Master Plan of Alto do Luminar in Lisbon to provide a flexible and urban space to meet both current and future requirements

Pond Meadow Special Needs School, Guildford, United Kingdom, DSDHA, United Kingdom Development of a new special needs school designed to cater for and fit perfectly with the needs of children and young adults with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties

Wilson School, Auckland, New Zealand, Opus Architecture, New Zealand The first purpose-built special needs school in New Zealand, providing educational care for children with severe mental and physical disability, expressing a close relationship to its tranquil and natural surroundings

ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Phoenix, USA, Ehrlich Architects, USA Part of the fabric of ASU’s engergising downtown campus, which features references to the First Amendment to the US Constitution throughout the building

Central Los Angeles Area High School for the Visual AND Performing Arts, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Coop

 

Himmelb(l)au, Austria The flagship school for the LAUSD and part of the downtown Los Angeles cultural corridor together with existing noteworthy cultural buildings, providing a new landmark for the City and a point of identification for students

De Grey Court, York, United Kingdom, Rivington Street Studio, United Kingdom An exciting and contemporary building providing specialist, executive, corporate, research, enterprise and general teaching and administration spaces for York St John University

George Brown College, Toronto, Canada, Kearns Mancini Architects Inc, Canada Renovation and expansion of George Brown College Culinary School, featuring glass façade ‘kitchen labs’ showcasing students’ culinary skills to the street

New Biochemistry Building, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Hawkins Brown, United Kingdom An innovative research based building for the Department of BioChemistry

NZi3 Innovation Institute, Christchurch, New Zealand, Warren and Mahoney, New Zealand A new 2,300 sq m ICT innovation facility at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, to accommodate post-graduate researchers, staff, and private sector research personnel

The Pearl Academy of Fashion, Jaipur, India, Morphogenesis, India Designed as a low cost environmentally sensitive campus

University College KHBO – Campus Bruges, Sint Michiels – Bruges, Belgium, TV S.A.R. Multiprofessionele architectenvennootschap/Architektenburo De Vloed, Belgium An inspiring study environment where the architectural concept encourages interaction between the inside and outside world

Samundra Institute of Maritime Studies, Lonavla, India, Christopher Charles Benninger Architects Pvt. Ltd, India Established by the Executive Ship Management (ESM) Singapore to create a sophisticated, state-on-the-art, world class green campus to accommodate the full range or pre-sea and post-sea studies

New and Old

401 Wellington St, Toronto, Canada, Stantec Architecture Ltd, Canada Formerly the home of the McGregor Sock Factory and listed as a heritage property, this brick and beam building developed in 1905 was adapted from a defunct manufacturing facility and given new life as a contemporary and green office space

Alpha Tomamu Towers, Japan, Klein Dytham Architecture, Japan A need to re-clad these two 40-storey hotel towers presented a prime opportunity to develop a new seasonal colour scheme, utilising the principles of camouflage to help the building sit better within its natural surroundings

Vällingby City, Sweden, White Arkitekter AB, Sweden Regeneration of one of Stockholm’s most innovative urban planning projects from the 1950s into a modern cultural business centre once again, where new architecture blends seamlessly with old. The commercial strip is now protected by an elevated glass canopy to provide protection from rain and snow

Docks de Paris – City of Fashion and Design, Paris, France, Jakob & MacFarlane, France Developed at the turn of the Century as a depot for goods brought up the Seine by barge, a new external skin has enabled this long, thin building to be transformed into a City of Fashion and Design, with exhibition spaces, the French Fashion Institute, bookshops, cafes and a restaurant

Haworth Center, Holland, USA, Perkins & Will, USA The reuse and extension of this newly adapted office space incorporates a 3-storey wood wall constructed of oak veneer which was reclaimed from the waters of the Great Lakes, having been submerged during logging in the 1800’s

Jings Residence, Ping Yao, China, Red House China Ltd, China A boutique hotel in three Quing Dynasty houses which adopts a minimalist approach to emphasise the original beauty of the buildings

Myeongdong Theater, Seoul, South Korea, Samoo Architects & Engineers, South Korea The rebirth of this 1930’s theatre, on the verge of demolition, has created a new cultural space and given the surrounding Myeongdong area new life as a centre for arts and culture

Rush Library, Dublin, Ireland, McCullough Mulvin Architects, Ireland This deconsecrated church has been transformed into a library, and incorporates the carefully excavated walls of the 18th century chapel which formerly stood in its place

Sct. Nicolai Cultural Centre, Kolding, Denmark, Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter, Denmark This disused school complex has been transformed into a new cultural centre for the City of Kolding, and comprises five different houses, each with its own identity, including the Cinema House and Café, Heritage House, Children’s Culture House, Arts House and Music House.

Silliman College, Yale University, New Haven, USA, KieranTimberlake, USA The comprehensive renovation and upgrade of Silliman College, the largest and last of Yale University’s ten original residential colleges, involved conservation across histories with building structures spanning from the 1890’s through to 1940

Wintergarden at the Northern Club, Auckland, New Zealand, Fearon Hay Architects Ltd, New Zealand In order to enlarge and diversify facilities for member organization, The Northern Club, the Wintergarden was created, a series of interior spaces and courtyards lightly enclosed to complement the ivy-covered masonry of the existing clubhouse

D.Diogo de Menezes Square, Cascais, Portugal, Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados, Portugal This car park uses white concrete to stand out from the stonewall of the nearby Citadel fortress, whilst its homogenous and colour-free pattern creates a large, spacious arena for future events

Ivy, Sydney, Australia, Woods Bagot, United Kingdom Sydney hotel featuring eighteen bars, nine restaurants, one of Sydney’s largest ballrooms, a sunken garden atrium, two Penthouse suites and a rooftop pool – designed across two adjoining sites in mid-town Sydney

TKTS Booth and the Redevelopment of Father Duffy Square, New York, USA, Perkins Eastman, USA (Architect), Choi Ropiha, Australia (Concept Architect), William Fellows/ PKSB (Plaza Architect), Dewhurst MacFarlane and Partners (Structural Engineer) Dramatic red TKTS booth and redevelopment of Father Duffy Square in the iconic Times Square in New York

Office (Inc Mixed Use)

Unileverhaus, Hamburg, Germany, Behnisch Architekten, Germany A dynamic new headquarters for the Unilever Germany Company providing an exciting and environmentally responsible office building for staff

Urbanhive, Seoul, South Korea, Archium, South Korea Mass holed concreted building, creating an ‘urbanhive’ situated on one of the main streets in Seoul

Bendigo Bank Headquarters, Bendigo, Australia, BVN Architecture, Australia New corporate headquarters designed to create a workplace to support the community values culture and aspirations of the Bank to house over 1,000 staff and encourage public interaction

Danilovsky Fort, Moscow, Russia, Sergey Skuratov Architects, Russia Multifunctional business centre composed of three different vertically orientated volumes based on single story flat ground floor

Dogan Media Centre, Ankara, Turkey, Tabanlioglu Architects, Turkey A simple glazed cube in response to an orthogonal site, this distinctive media centre houses Ankara studios of Dogan Media Group and its newspapers regional editorial offices, creating the basis of interaction between the brands of the group

Incubadora de Empresas, Guimarães, Portugal, Imago-Atelier de Arquitectura e Engenharia, Portugal Building designated to house small and medium technological companies configured into pieces within a concrete external peel

Ironbank, Auckland, New Zealand, RTA Studio, New Zealand 9600 sq m commercial office building fragmented vertically to articulate the composition of stacked office spaces gathered into a socially sustainable working community

Mokuzai Kaikan, Shinkiba, Tokyo, Japan, Nikken Sekkei Ltd, Japan Project to relocate the Association of Wood Wholesalers in Tokyo with elements of an office constructed in a semi outdoor environment

Saxo Bank, Hellerup, Denmark, 3xN, Denmark Office designed to create space for employees to connect with an expressive façade with its iconographic play on the “x” in the name of the bank

Serta International Center, Hoffman Estates, USA, Epstein | Metter Studio, USA 90,000 sq ft corporate headquarters for Serta Internaional Mattress Co. situated on the edge of a natural wetlands system with sweeping views of the natural landscape

Office Building Symbiosis of an Office Building and a Landscaped Garden, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, BOB361 Architecten, Belgium VDAB office development anchored within the urban landscape on the corner of Noordlaan’Drie Koningenstraat achieving an open character and ‘embracing design’

Tygverkstaden, Visby, Sweden, Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor AB, Sweden A multi-purpose building with workshops, offices and public facilities shared by two separate cultural institutions, the Swedish Travelling Exhibitions and The State Antiquarian Agency located around a courtyard

Portobello Dock, London, United Kingdom, Stiff & Trevillion, United Kingdom A new contemporary mixed use six storey urban office development

Production, Energy and Recycling

Car Repair Factory, Japan, Future-scape Architects, Japan Colourful, low cost factory, including a wall of glass which overlooks a busy road, which helps to bring the traffic from the busy city into the workspace

Serta International Center, Hoffman Estates, USA, Epstein | Metter Studio, USA A 90,000 sq.ft. Corporate Headquarters for Serta International Mattress Co. The selected site borders a protected wetlands area, resulting in all work spaces having sweeping views of the natural landscape

Kotelnaya, Russia, Totan Kuzembaev Architectural Workshop, Russia Pumping station, built from timber and including slats which allows foliage to grow through the exterior and over time gives and appearance of camouflage to the building

Bodegas Protos, Valladolid, Spain, Rogers Stirk Harbour & Partners, United Kingdom Modern take on a traditional winery, in a small village in Northern Spain. The winery is built underground, incorporating over 2 kilometres of underground tunnels and galleries

Shopping (Inc Mixed Use)

Municipal Market of Pinhal Novo, Portugal, Silva Dias Arquitectos, Portugal Prominent municipal market, set in a large public square. The design features a central hall which leads onto a number of different spaces

Kruis Shopping Centre, St-Petersburg, Russia, ‘Vitruvius and Sons’, D.Melentyev (Project Architect), S.Padalko (Head of Bureau), O.Kosenko (Architect), Russia Four floor shopping centre encased in a curved red structure

Star Place, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, UNStudio, Netherlands Positioned at an urban plaza with a roundabout, the building occupies a triangular lot with an open and transparent glass façade

Triose, Lonavala, India, Sanjay Puri Architects, India Food court in Lonvala where the entire frontage of the site along the main road overlooks large trees, a riverbed and hills. with natural light and ventilation from the rear housing over 100 cars

Havaianas, São Paulo, Brazil, Isay Weinfeld, Brazil The iconic brand’s first dedicated store in Brazil. which mirrors the laid back approach of the flip flop manufacturer, a simple box design and oversized red logo form the shell of the building

Sport

Atlantic Health Jets Training Facility, Florham Park, USA, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, USA New 27 acre campus housing a wide range training facilities including a two-storey building, fieldhouse, natural and artificial turf fields, sand and incline training structures, to meet all needs and schedules

Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, Upi-2m, Croatia Multifunctional hall with a grandstand capable of being divided into smaller, mutually independent special zones that can be used separately inside the hall shell

Berry Sports Hall, Berry, Australia, Allen Jack & Cottier, Australia Recreational hall, predominantly enjoyed by children, within an established mature landscaped garden with a simple shape and form, similar in appearance to an agricultural farm shed

City Sports Hall, Varazdin, Croatia, AG Planum, Croatia The hall has 3 levels – for athletes, visitors and office workers and is located next to the Drava River, with design in keeping with the silence and horizontal nature of the river to complement the natural landscape

Multipurpose Sports Hall Zatika, Porec, Croatia, Faculty of Architecture, Zagreb, Croatia First building in the new sport zone of the town, representing both the ancient and baroque architecture of the town, with a minimalist design approach both in materials and monochromatic plants in the surrounds

Wimbledon Centre Court Redevelopment, London, United Kingdom, Populous, United Kingdom A redevelopment of the World-renowned Centre Court at Wimbledon, including a new retractable roof unveiled at the 2009 championship and upgrading of the south-eastern, northern and eastern wings with the installation of new wider seats

Transport

Bridge in Shanghai, Qingpu District, China, CA-GROUP, China This bridge over water, composed by references to Chinese tradition and the physical condition of the surroundings, spans 50 meters in length

Spencer Dock Bridge, Ireland, Amanda Levete Architects, United Kingdom This sculpturally formed bridge, spanning 40 meters across the Royal Canal in Ireland, will take trams, traffic and pedestrians. The proportions of the bridge are unusual and provided an opportunity to consider the structure as a piece of landscape design

Suspended Float- Cycle Bridge, City of Amstetten, Austria, Arch-More, Austria This cycle and pedestrian bridge, over the River Yibbs in the city of Amstetten, spans more than 80 meters in length and is constructed from steel frames and cable

Beijing South Station, Beijing, China, Farrells, United Kingdom Beijing South Station is a fully integrated multimodal transportation hub that serves as a gateway to the city and a vital link in China’s new highspeed intercity network. The station creates a generous contribution to the public realm whilst enhancing the civic character of the area

Bras Basah Mass Rapid Transit, Singapore, WOHA, Republic of Singapore Bras Basah MRT station is an underground train station in the heart of the historic Civic District in Singapore, designed to be sympathetic to the surroundings – a historic and park location

Structural Design

The Yellow Building, London, United Kingdom, Adams Kara Taylor, United Kingdom Monsoon and Accessorize’s flagship headquarter building

18m All-Glass Walkway, London, United Kingdom, Malishev Wilson Engineers, United Kingdom 18m all glass walkway at a prestigious new office building in the City of London - 150 Cheapside

Arena Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, Upi-2m, Croatia Multifunctional indoor hall

Bamboo Wings, Vinh Phuc, Vietnam, Vo Trong Nghia Co. Ltd, Vietnam A bamboo culture centre with the roof constructed in the shape of bird wings

Richmond Olympic Oval, Richmond, Canada, Fast & Epp Structural Engineers, Canada A Venue City that will host the long-track speed skating events during the Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010

wNw Bar, Binh Duong, Vietnam, Vo Trong Nghia Co. Ltd, Vietnam Designed and made from low cost materials, wNw bar is a structural bamboo arch system with 10m in height, spanning 15m in length

Heart of School, Abiansemal, Badung, Indonesia, Pt Banbu, Indonesia An artisan thatched school that can seat 400 to 500 people and is one of the world’s largest bamboo buildings

Mode-Gauken Spiral Towers, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi, Japan, Nikken Sekkei Ltd, Japan Three towers intertwined, which house the computer and animation, fashion and medical schools at Mode-Guakin

Interiors and Fit Out

Las Piedras Fasano Hotel Bar, Punta del Este, Uruguay, Isay Weinfeld, Brazil Hotel resort with units conceived and distributed as isolated modules ‘naturally landed’ on the terrain so not to interfere with the dramatic landscape

wNw Bar, Binh Duong, Vietnam, Vo Trong Nghia Co. Ltd, Vietnam A bamboo cultural centre for residents of the Mekong Delta region helping residents to learn how to make temporary high speed constructions

wNw Café, Binh Duong, Vietnam, Vo Trong Nghia Co. Ltd, Vietnam Café situated in the busy Binh Duong city using bamboo and other local material to open out space to provide a comfortable, friendly and natural environment

Genexis Theatre, Fusionopolis, Singapore, Republic of Singapore, WOHA, Republic of Singapore Design and fit-out of at Fusionopolis of Genexis Theatre as a theatre with all necessary front and back of house facilities to form a social and cultural meeting point where technology and art join together

Merce Cunningham Dance Company Stage Design, Miralles Tagliabue Embt, Spain The scenography and stage design for Merce Cunningham’s newest dance show – Nearly Ninety – a mobile structure which allows four different vantage points that frame the four movements into which the choreography is divided

Scenography for an Exhibition by Isabel Coixet, Spain, Miralles Tagliabue Embt, Spain Scenography designs for the exhibition and performance FROM I to J, a homage from film director Isabel Coixet to John Berger, accompanied by music and sound

The Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, Farrells, United Kingdom Redesign of Grade II listed building to create new public space and museum, bringing together the North East’s premier collection of archaeology, natural history and geology and improving circulation and access

Acibadem Maslak Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey, Acibadem Project Management, Turkey Facing the forest on the edge of the city which uses the microscopic view of epithelium tissue, which is a crystallised net, as the base for the conceptual interior design in patient floors

Chrome, Kolkata, India, Sanjay Puri Architects, India 63 room boutique hotel featuring punctuated houses and public areas and using forms, colours, textures, materials and lighting to create a hotel that is not just a place to stay in temporarily, but a series of spaces that evoke different experiences

Hotel the Vine, Funchal, Portugal, Atelier Nini Andrade Silva, Portugal Hotel designed around the natural, cultural and historic elements of Madeira with each floor associated with a season, representing the different shadings of grapes during spring, summer, autumn and winter

Challenger Workplace, Sydney, BVN Architecture, Australia Renovation of 1960s building into the Challenger Workplace for 600 staff, bringing together three separate businesses into one new location in the refurbished office space in the Hilton Hotel Building

Geo-Flash Shopping Center, Beijing, China, Red House China Ltd, China Interior fit-out creating a waving curtain wall in golden to silver graduation using mosaics covering all floors and walls

Alberta Ferretti, Los Angeles, USA, Sybarite, United Kingdom New flagship fashion store in Los Angeles for Alberta Ferretti to provide a sophisticated and simple palette to form the backdrop for the collection featuring a bespoke magnetic display system

Bodil Binner Goldsmith Shop and Studio, Copenhagen, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Denmark Design of new shop interior for goldsmith Bodil Binner, creating visual links between the manufacturing and exhibition of Bodil Binner’s contemporary jewellery so that customers can observe the creative processes behind the making of every piece

Corian Super-Surfaces Showroom, Milano, Italy, Amanda Levete Architects, United Kingdom Created for the Milan Design Week 2009 to demonstrate Corian® Super Surfaces material for multiple contexts

Livraria da Villa (Cidade Jardim), São Paulo, Brazil, Isay Weinfeld, Brazil Developed to enhance products and merchandising to allow customers to comfortably experience products and features pivoting window-shelf-doors

Future Projects

Commercial Future Projects

Automotive Showroom and Leisure Center, Cairo, Egypt, Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, France A vast sculpture of circles and spheres, which are stuck together, used as a car showroom

Bodrum Buyuk Kulup, Mugla, Turkey, EAA-Emre Arolat Architects, Turkey Settled on Salvaraga Hill, an invisible ‘landscape-building’ containing several terraces

Central Embassy, Bangkok, Thailand, Amanda Levete Architects, United Kingdom Located on Bangkok’s primary commercial artery, a new architectural landmark in which the design merges a podium and tower into a continuously twisting coil

Chongqing Gomei shopping mall, China, Aedas, Hong Kong A series of metal planes that tilt, interlock and stack up on top of one another with a roof top path that is extensively landscaped

Corporate Village, Mriehel, Malta, Architecture Project, Malta A transparent and open area of offices, located within a Brownfield site within what has been an industrial zone

Floating Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, NMA Architects, Ireland 110 bedroom hotel including restaurant boasting 360 degree views, located on the river Liffey within the heart of the Dublin docklands financial area

H20-tel, Amsterdam, Netherlands, RAU, Netherlands A five star city habitat next to the Amstel train station, with a system of bay windows and terraces with vertical gardens

Kensington Krystal, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, P&T Group, Hong Kong An office building with a small

 

amount of retail space, the traditional reflective glass tower has been re-assembled with inclined columns

Kuggen, Gothenburg, Sweden, Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB, Sweden A circular building growing in size as height increases, with triangular windows, situated next to a university campus

Los Angeles NFL Stadium, City of Industry, USA, Aedas Sport, USA A state of the art, 75,000 seat stadium with an asymmetrical configuration

Pavilion 8 & Restaurant Archipel, Lyons, France, Odile Decq Benoît Cornette Architects & Urban Planners, France A renovation of the docks between the two rivers, Rhone and Saône, suspended on a huge three dimensional structure on three big steel columns

Pazhou Exhibition Center, China, Aedas, Hong Kong Centrally located, a glass walled building with stacked rectangles of office blocks staggered on the roof

Shimao Wonderland Intercontinental, Songjiang, China, Atkins, United Kingdom A 400 bed, five star resort hotel located in an unusual situation within a large water filled quarry

Sino Steel International Plaza, Tianjin, China, MAD Architects, China A new organic landmark consisting of a hexagonal façade, multiplying and growing across the building

Statoil Hydro Office, Oslo, Norway, A-Lab, Norway Situated within a new landscape plan, a six-storey atrium space with meeting centre and restaurants

Top Code, Imola (Bologna), Italy, Lellie & Associati Architettura, Italy A little business tower with the landscape consisting of hills on one side and a plain on the other. The external is skin made of glass

Competition Entries Future Projects

Al Sahan City, Doha, Qatar, Surbana International Consultants, Republic of Singapore Located south of Doha on the current airport site, consisting of various luxury commercial areas and a central dome

Aqaba Bus Terminal & Plaza, Aqaba, Jordan, Maisam Architects & Engineers, Jordan Strategically located at the arrival point to the city with a dramatic sweep of the roof plaza which provides uninterrupted views of the Aqaba Bay

Binb, Tehran, Iran, Eleni Kostika Architecture, Greece Mixed use development in the centre of Tehran , including commercial, retail and residential space.

Crystal Island, Shenzhen, China, ZB Studio, Afghanistan Redesign of a district of Shenzhen city centre.

Entangled Bank, Dallas, USA, Little, USA Series of horizontal green spaces and vertical farms promoting future growth and development of the bank

House of Arts and Culture, Beirut, Lebanon, Mikou Design Studio, France A building shaped like a series of stacked cubes, referencing different types of Lebanese culture, including cinemas, opera, a film library, and exhibition spaces

Masdar Plaza, Masdar, United Arab Emirates, LAVA Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, Australia An adaptive village environment, an ‘oasis of the future’ with weather sensitive features and a five star hotel

Nanjing Suning Plaza, Nanjing, China, Aedas, Hong Kong One of the largest economical zones in China, a complex with dynamic curves consisting of commercial, residential and waterfront recreational area

New Passenger Terminal/Zagreb Airport, Zagreb – Velika Gorica, Croatia, Kincl Ltd, Croatia The updated terminal boasts a planned railway connection, a steel roof and other energy efficient features

Szentendre Cemetery, Szentendre, Hungary, A4 Studio, Hungary Important cultural and arts area, a planned landscaped graveyard with several buildings and botanical garden

Tall Emblem Structure of Dubai Zaabel Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, MoChen Architects & Engineers, China Composed of 1001 units with different sizes featuring an electronically controlled wall and using solar and wind power systems

The New Qingpu Wetlands, Shanghai, China, Logon Co. Ltd, China Situated in the Western core of Qingpu New City, this ecopark solution is a breath of fresh air right in the city

Tianjin Eco-City, Tianjin, China, Surbana International Consultants, Republic of Singapore Situated very close to Beijing, this distinctive eco-city consists of a residential sub-centre, a compact core and a solarscape

Tianjin History Museum, Tianjin, China, Perkins & Will, USA A traditional Chinese building with galleries wrapped around a courtyard, with water and pedestrian walkways.

Zagreb Passenger Terminal, Zagreb, Croatia, Tower 151 Architects, Croatia Extremely modern terminal with internal levels, an enclosure and a pier

Cultural Future Projects

Bombay Arts Society, Mumbai, India, Sanjay Puri Architects, India Fluid forms meshed together constitute this small, mixed use building, with fluid spaces across the three lower levels

Congress Centre, Krakow, Poland, Ingarden & Ewy Architects, Poland Occupies a plot near an important car, bus and tram road junction with a glazed, three storey high foyer

Eyup Municipality Marriage Hall, Istanbul, Turkey, EAA-Emre Arolat Architects, Turkey Eyup is Istanbul's first Ottoman Turkish settlement and a popular tourist attraction. The hall has a picturesque walking ramp on the waterfront of Golden Horn

Freedom Park Phase 2, Pretoria, South Africa, GAPP Architects/Urban Designers; Mashabane Rose Associates; MMA Architects, South Africa An interpretative centre celebrating African heritage situated on a prominent and ecologically sensitive hill overlooking the capital city of Tshwane.

Hoki Collection, Chiba-shi, Chiba-ken, Japan, Nikken Sekkei Ltd, Japan Located on the boundary between forest and city, this tunnel-like steel structure floats like a bridge

Kosterhavet Visitors Centre, Sweden, White Arkitekter AB, Sweden Sweden’s first Marine National Park, located on South Koster Island, an island protected for its unique archipelago, marine life, nature and cultural values. The visitors centre consists of three buildings, two of which sit in the water and appears to hover over the surface

Massar Children’s Discovery Centre, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, Henning Larsen Architects, Denmark Unique location at the heart of Damascus, a low energy building with a plateau rising from the riverbed of the Barada River

Musee de Louvain-la-Neuve, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Perkins & Will, USA Sited between the main square of the city of Louvain-la-Neuve and Belgium, an exhibition tower and a park-covered base which contains public functions Pheonix International Media & Culture Center, Beijing, China, MoChen Architects & Engineers, China Located adjacent to Beijing Chaoyang Park, the project is based on a studio production centre of a well-known media named Phoenix

PNF Head Office, Concelho Santa Catarina – Cova Figueira, Cape Verde, OTO & Jorge Graça Costa Architect, Portugal Includes three main areas: the exhibition area, the exterior auditorium area and a semi-buried auditorium space with pedestrian paths exiting on to a green roof

Regional Founds of Contemporary Architecture (Frac Bretagne), Rennes, France, Odile Decq Benoît Cornette Architects and Urban Planners, France A square, glass building with a vertical promenade and exhibition areas

sMoT (Smålands Musik och Teater), Jönköping, Sweden, Wingårdh Arkitektkontor AB, Sweden Situated in the city of Jönköping it is a regional scene for music and theater, twisted as a spiral, transparent, compact and meandering

Spanish Pavilion for 2010 Expo Shanghai, China, Miralles Tangliabue Embt, Spain Large patios, in the form of different coloured wicker baskets, compose the pavilion which is an exhibition

Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, USA, Foster & Partners, United Kingdom Gallery design incorporating a mezzanine floor and double-height display area at street level, a sculpture terrace towards the park and a private viewing gallery at the top of the public floors.

Education Future Projects

Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester, United Kingdom, Stephenson Bell, United Kingdom A carved, solid building, housing the largest Music School in the UK, with a new bridge link allowing daily secure access

EKA, Tallinn, Estonia, EFFEKT, SEA Architects, Denmark A centre of art for students and teachers housed in a beautifully proportioned square tower, featuring a spiral void at the heart of the building

Kuwait University College of Arts, Kuwait City, Kuwait, Perkins & Will, USA A College of Arts Building enabling students to enjoy the benefits of campus life and instill a sense of inhabiting an academic community

Malama Learning Centre, Kapolei, USA, Eight Inc, USA A learning centre which is designed to respond to West Oahu's environmental conditions, built with natural minerals relying on renewable local resources such as sun, wind and recyclable water for its support

Marcel Sembat High School, Sotteville lès Rouen, France, Archi5, France High School located either side of a road and connected by a bridge has been designed in six buildings to reflect different periods from the 30s - 90s

Prototype Child-Friendly School in Sierra Leone, Kondoma, Sierra Leone, Article 25, United Kingdom Working with 'Save the Children', Article 25 is developing a new prototype for schools in Sierra Leone which will create a safe and child friendly education environment for thousands of children for years to come

Experimental Future Projects

Biooctanic, Zagreb, Croatia, Upi-2m, Croatia The creation of utility towers (vertical farming) to produce bio fuel, utilising bamboo and algae, in order to allow increased agricultural areas to be used for the growing of food

Das Urpflanza Haus, Sunapee, USA, The Boston Visionary Cell Inc, USA The development of housing from plant materials enabling people to live in a world-wide garden

Islands – Conceptual Projects on the Water, Sochi, Russia, A.Asadov Architectural Studio, Russia A series of projects which act as alternatives to man-made islands - these projects can be made in a wide range of water areas. Projects could include an air-hotel, pier-hotel and an Olympic island

Mobile Performance Venue, Various Architects, Norway A lightweight and easily transportable venue to allow a five screen cinematic performance within a unique structure. The current design would make the Mobile Performance Venue the largest mobile venue in the world

Reimagining Madrid’s Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain, Rockwell Group Europe, S.L, Spain Description of three distinct visions which would infuse energy into Madrid's historical centre, and reintroduce elements of nature, art and spectacle

Timber Stadium, United Kingdom, dRMM, United Kingdom Proposal for a timber stadium to produce an optimized stadium structure with minimum material and waste

Health Future Projects

Al Jalila Children’s Speciality Hospital, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Studio Altieri Spa, Italy Design for the “Al Jalila Children Speciality Hospital” in Dubai, which reviews the traditional canons of hospital design, applying innovative concepts where the architecture is strongly integrated with the child healing process to enhance the hospital’s therapeutic performance

Extension of Islamia Eye Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Shatotto, Bangladesh Hospital extension that ecompasses water and greenery as the essence of Bangladesh, incorporating public realm and sustainable features to withstand the ‘mother climate’

Infrastructure Future Projects

Main Station Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, Ingenhoven Architects, Germany A minimalistic concrete shell construction to renovate Stuttgart’s existing main railway station and its development as a through station below ground level, to aid the development of the high speed railway network

River Hull Footbridge, Kingston upon Hull, United Kingdom, McDowell & Benedetti, United Kingdom Riverscape public spaces and unusual 60 metre opening bridge across the River Hull, which uniquely allows people to be inside it, walk or ride on it, while it moves – a world first

Sea Passenger Terminal (With Khalid Molato), Tangier, Morocco, Odile Decq Benoît Cornette Architects and Urban Planners Tangier Med is a passenger harbour for increasing traffic, containing equipment and amenities for all types of passengers and traffic

Thinking Beyond The Station: Aguasaclientes City Surburban Train, Aguascalientes, Mexico, RVDG Arquitectura & Urbanismo, Mexico Approaches infrastructure and transit facilities that articulate social and urban fragmentation, positioning Aguascalientes in the regional map for best cities to live and invest

Landscape Future Projects

East London Green Grid, London, United Kingdom, Design for London, United Kingdom A strategy to attract and direct investment in the green and open spaces of East London in order to create a “multi-functional green infrastructure”, combining better visitor and community amenities, flood mitigation and biodiversity, with a better urban environment

Markham Centre Park & Civic Mail, Markham, Canada, Janet Rosenberg & Associates, Canada New urban park that features integral additions to the Markham Community and a response to the town’s strategy to create a sustainable, mixed-use town centre that will act as a focus of town-wide events and activities

Plaza Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, WS Atkins, United Arab Emirates Conceived as a response to the privatization of public space in Dubai, it offers a completely open and democratic venue for Dubai’s inhabitants and visitors and as such forms a new centre point for the city between the Emirates Towers and the Dubai International Financial Centre

Masterplanning Future Projects

Bloemendalerpolder, Muiden/Weesp, Netherlands, Strootman Landscape Architects, Netherlands A 500 hectare plan situated on the River Vecht to the east of Amsterdam includes 2,350 houses and associated infrastructure conceived as one overall composition with the landscape and city merged into one

Cobh Urban Design Feasibility Study, Co. Cork, Ireland, Scott Tallon Walker, Ireland An urban design and development strategy for the Cobh Waterfront to leverage its history and position itself as a place to live, to work and to visit

Grangegorman Masterplan, Grangegorman, Ireland, Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners, USA Masterplan to create a new higher learning campus for Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and Ireland’s national health care service (HSE) as a vibrant urban quarter on one of Dublin’s largest undeveloped pieces of land

Green Office 2015, Netherlands, RAU, Netherlands An urban planning contribution to the inner city experience and its integration into the surrounding areas

Holbæk Harbour Masterplan/DGI Sports and Leisure Centre, Holbæk, Denmark, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Denmark Masterplan and complex forming part of the transformation of the town’s historic commercial and transportation port into an attractive urban area close to the inlet, ensuring better integration with the water and making the harbour accessible to all

Magok Waterfront, Seoul, South Korea, Samoo Architects & Engineers, South Korea Masterplan for one the few remaining large-scale undeveloped sites within the city limits of Seoul, located on the western fringes of the city, with direct linkages to the Han River

New Urban Centre, Riga, Latvia, Fletcher Priest Architect, United Kingdom The proposals redevelop a 46 hectare area on the left bank of the Daugava River adjacent to the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Site on either side of one of the city’s main railway lines

Nordholmene, Copenhagen, Denmark, COBE, Denmark With 200 ha, Copenhagen’s Nordhavn (Northern Harbour) is the largest urban transformation project in Scandinavia. The area, today used as harbour, will be transformed into a new Copenhagen neighbourhood, providing accommodation for 40,000 residents.

Our City-Our Urban Spaces, København V, Denmark, Entasis, Denmark A sustainable and politically approved urban project for transforming the industrial site of an old Danish brewery into a part of Copenhagen city.

Ruta del Peregrino, Ameca to Talpa de Allende, Mexico, Dellekamp Arquitectos, Mexico Plans for stations at vital points throughout the route of a pilgrimage route extending 117 kilometers in Jalisco, Mexico, which is travelled every year by over two million people from different states of Mexico

Sinpas Eco-Town, Istanbul, Turkey, EAA-Emre Arolat Architects, Turkey Eco Town in Turkey including a series of interlinked waterways around which the accommodation is designed

Wieringen Passage, Wieringen, Netherlands, Strootman Landscape Architects, Netherlands This new passage to the south of the former island of Wieringen is intended to connect the Amstelmeer with the IJsselmeer. Around 2000 new permanent and recreational dwellings are planned in and around the passage

Residential Future Projects

360º Building, São Paulo, Brazil, Isay Weinfeld, Brazil 360º Building will be erected in São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, where currently over 10 million people live. Leaving the street and past the reception, a suspended walkway will lead to the building’s lobby, surrounded on all sides by a reflective pool

AZ House, Adma, Lebanon, Nabil Gholam Architects, Lebanon The house is located on a 1050 m2 area on the Maamltein cliff with spectacular views towards the open sea of the Junieh city bay. The ground floor has almost six metre clear ceiling height giving rise to a large space, highlighting the view and the drop of the cliff

BcD Residences, Mugla, Turkey, EAA-Emre Arolat Architects, Turkey BcD Residences comprises 81 housing units, overlooking a castle or sea view

Block 36, Cairo, Egypt, Shahira H. Fahmy Architects, Egypt Block #36 is a residential block in a new mixed use city center in West Cairo. The development is located in the raw desert between Cairo-Alexandria desert road and the city of Sheikh Zayed

Digby Road, London, United Kingdom, Stephen Davy Peter Smith Architects, United Kingdom Digby Road is a new-build residential project of 98 affordable residential units (10% disabled units).

Fake Hills, Beihai, China, MAD Architects, China Residential apartment building, providing both a high density solution and a new landmark for the city

For a Sustainable Living, Hauts de Seine, France, Mario Cucinella Architects, Italy This residential building was the result of an ideas competition organised by the Cité de l’Architecture et du patrimoine in Paris. The building is arranged over six floors and is located in Boulogne Bilancourt just outside Paris, conceived as a series of overlapping timber layers

House in Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland, Amanda Levete Architects, United Kingdom Private home featuring a softly curved roof surface, perforated with multiple windows of varying diameter, wrapped around the house creating a tree-like canopy and filtering dappled light into the interior

Ironbark, the Ecovillage, Currumbin, Australia, Design Forum Architects, Australia The residential design includes a home, retreat and office in the newly released eco estate called “The Highlands”.

Kisebuku Summer Resort, Mugla, Turkey, Tabanlioglu Architects, Turkey Located near Bodrum, local stone, wood and glass are the materials used to compliment the existing greenery and the sea view

Knit Atelier-House, Berlin, Germany, FabriKG, Mexico Located in Berlin, the plot is situated inside an existing housing block that was bombed in the Second World War. Inspired by the surrounding park where the old trees set their mark on the whole space

Liqueur Project, Istanbul, Turkey, EAA-Emre Arolat Architects, Turkey Residential redevelopment of 1930s Liqueur and Cognac Factory

Mero Beach Project, Dominica, BURO II, Belgium Development will become a new landmark for the coastline of Dominica without overshadowing its nature. Central walkway will connect the beach and village

Natura, Estado de Mexico, Mexico, Archetonic S.A. de C.V, Mexico Development consists of 344 apartments developed in 7 independent buildings with two parking underground levels, common areas for recreational uses as well as multi-use rooms, pools, gymnasium, business centre, private balconies and terraces for each living space.

S.A. Residence, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Shatotto, Bangladesh Private home; the south and the southeast have been designed to bring in the cool breeze during the hot humid summer and the warmth of the sun during winter. The centre "water court" acts as a natural exhaust, which flows out the hot air and makes the middle court a solace

Sens, Mexico D.F, Mexico, Archetonic S.A. de C.V, Mexico A residential development located in Cuajimalpa, Mexico City.

Skygate, Beirut, Lebanon, Nabil Gholam Architects, Lebanon Urban apartments stacked above a convivial plaza, which leads to a 10m high lobby. These ‘villas in the sky’ look over the Lebanese Mountains and Mediterranean Sea and feature well lit spaces and variably dimensioned balconies and terraces

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