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Date Headline Project Name Architect City
20/06/2017 OMA unveils design for MPavilion  MPavilion  OMA  Melbourne 
19/06/2017 The width of a circle  Circular Quay Tower  Foster + Partners  Sydney 
25/05/2017 Upgrading Melbourne’s east end  Collins Street  QIC|GRE  Melbourne 
16/05/2017 Melbourne’s vertical village gets underway  Olderfleet  Grimshaw  Melbourne 
02/05/2017 Following the wind in Brisbane  The Melbourne Residences  Tony Owen Partners  South Brisbane 
12/04/2017 A new gateway in Melbourne  Trinity College  McIldowie Partners  Melbourne 
11/04/2017 Gravity wins the race to the top   Gravity residential   Plus Architecture  Melbourne 
02/03/2017 Taking in the view   Northcote Hill Townhouses and Apartments  The Buchan Group  Melbourne  
20/02/2017 OMA to design MPavilion 2017  MPavilion  OMA  Melbourne 
08/02/2017 Bates Smart make the most of timber  5 King  Bates Smart  Brisbane 
  North America
21/07/2017 Transforming Boston’s skyline  Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences  Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP  Boston 
20/07/2017 Cascading into Brooklyn  251 1st Street  ODA New York  New York 
18/07/2017 MAD accelerates in California  Electric car campus  MAD Architects  Northern California 
18/07/2017 New York’s autonomous future  Autonomous cars  WAN Editorial  New York 
13/07/2017 Deep in the woods  La Colombière  YH2 Architecture  Sutton 
12/07/2017 Italian style comes to Miami Beach  Arte  Antonio Citterio  Miami 
12/07/2017 A centre for change  Islamic Cultural Center  Buro Koray Duman  New York 
11/07/2017 A tropical retreat  Yoga and forest dwelling  Studio Saxe  Nalu 
07/07/2017 Diamond Schmitt unveils NAC in Ottawa  National Arts Centre  Diamond Schmitt Architects Inc.  Ottawa 
30/06/2017 New York drives towards an autonomous future  Autonomous cars  Blank Space  New York 
21/07/2017 Timber sets the tone  New Hagastaden quarter  C. F. MOLLER  Stockholm 
21/07/2017 A new angle on World War Two  Museum of the Second World War  Studio Architektoniczne Kwadrat  Gdansk 
20/07/2017 Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands PRS scheme completes  Paradise Gardens  Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands  London 
18/07/2017 Shortlist of architects for London Music Centre announced  London Music Centre  WAN Editorial  London 
17/07/2017 Hotels get modular  Volumetric hotel  Chapman Taylor  Manchester 
14/07/2017 Digging deep in Stockholm  Subway art  WAN Editorial  Stockholm 
14/07/2017 Creating a streamlined structure  OVO Wroclaw Centre  Gottesman Szmelcman Architecture  Wroclaw 
13/07/2017 Adjaye Associates to redevelop 5 Strand  5 Strand  Adjaye Associates  London 
12/07/2017 MVRDV hits the right note in Rotterdam  The Sax  MVRDV  Rotterdam 
10/07/2017 Building a case for the environment  Biohm, Triagomy  WAN Editorial  Birmingham 
  Asia/Middle East
17/07/2017 Gaining harmony in the heat  Aikya _ Harmony  Zeel Architects  Jaipur 
14/07/2017 Exhibiting on a grand scale  Hangzhou International Expo Center  BIAD  Zhejiang 
11/07/2017 Steel scales the heights in Shenzhen  Ping An Finance Center  Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates  Shenzhen 
29/06/2017 Reflecting Chinese culture   Guilin Wanda Cultural Tourism Exhibition Center  TengYuan Design Institute, WAT Studio  Guangxi Province 
22/06/2017 A multi-faceted destination  LANE 189  UNStudio  Shanghai 
22/06/2017 Aedas breathes some fire into China  Zhuhai Hengqin Headquarters Complex (Phase II)  Aedas  Zhuhai 
21/06/2017 Elevated elegance and simplicity  Fangshan Elevated Subway Stations  Qing-X Architectural Studio  Beijing 
20/06/2017 Getting afloat on the Han River  Yeouido Han River Park & Yeoui-Naru Floating Ferry Terminal  Vincent Callebaut Architectures  Seoul 
19/06/2017 Towers within a Tower  Stacked modular housing  Kwong Von Glinow Design Office  Hong Kong 
19/06/2017 Creating a jewel of a building  Office/retail development  Zeel Architects  Nagpur 
03/05/2017 Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital completes in Johannesburg  Children’s hospital  Sheppard Robson, John Cooper Architecture (JCA)  Johannesburg 
24/04/2017 Lagos rises to the occasion  Wooden Tower  Hermann Kamte & Associates  Lagos 
11/01/2017 A community focus  Mahmud Qabadu Mosque  the Philippe Barrière Collective  Jedaida 
09/01/2017 Planting a new neighbourhood  Collective housing  the Philippe Barrière Collective  Jedeida city 
15/11/2016 A gateway to another culture  The Cop22  Oualalou+Choi  Marrakech 
06/10/2016 Crowdfunding used for Rwandan stadium  Rwandan Cricket Stadium  WAN Editorial  Kigali 
20/09/2016 Giving back to the community  Education Centre  UA architects   
31/08/2016 Weston Williamson+Partners win in Cairo  Science City International  Weston Williamson  Cairo 
26/08/2016 Atkins’ plan for Rabat gets underway  Rabat Masterplan  Atkins  Rabat 
18/07/2016 A new twist in downtown Cairo  Productive Cooperative Union ‘Mixed Use Building’  Samed Farid Architects  Cairo 
  South America
28/06/2017 A double celebration for KAAN Architecten  New Faculty of Medicine  KAAN Architecten B.V.  São Paulo 
24/05/2017 Triptyque steps up to the plate in São Paulo  Arapiraca  Triptyque Architecture  São Paulo 
09/05/2017 A timber tower grows in Sao Paulo  Rosewood Tower  Ateliers Jean Nouvel  Sao Paulo 
22/02/2017 Calatrava’s Rio museum welcomes 1.4m in 2016  Museum of Tomorrow  Santiago Calatrava  Rio de Janeiro 
16/02/2017 Brazil to build 610,000 new homes  Affordable housing  WAN Editorial  Rio de Janeiro 
25/11/2016 Peru’s brutalist temple to engineering  University building  Grafton Architects  Lima 
10/08/2016 WilkinsonEyre assures Rio's Olympic legacy  Rio Olympic arena  Wilkinson Eyre Architects  Rio de Janeiro 
05/08/2016 Winner of MALI extension competition announced  Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI) Extension  Burgos & Garrido Arquitectos, LLAMA Urban Design  Lima 
27/05/2016 Mixing it up in Brazil  Techomec  PAX.ARQ  São Paulo 
05/05/2016 An energy saving first for Brazil  RB12  Triptyque Architecture  Rio de Janeiro