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Oiio envisions the world’s longest building with The Big Bend for New York

<b>New York and Athens-based architecture studio Oiio has envisioned a new arc-shaped tower criticising the latest super-skyscraper boom in the heart of</b> …

Architecture

Winners announced for Blue Clay Country Spa competition

<b>Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions</b> <b>has announced winners for the Blue Clay Country Spa competition.</b> Judges have selected the winners of the Blue …

Spas

MVRDV densifies Netherland’s Hague city with tetris-looking residential towers

<b>MVDRV</b> <b>has unveiled its latest residential development for Netrherland's Hague city, offering over 500 apartments with a tetris-looking form.</b> Developed …

The Hague

AIA issues statement responding Donald Trump’s massive cuts for the Fiscal Year 2018

Last week, President Donald Trump's Administration released a budget plan for the 2018 Fiscal Year, including massive cuts on arts, science and some …

Government

Boogertman + Partners Architects Designed Wangari Muta Mathai House in Kenya celebrating a Heroine

Stepping into the image above, the visitors may perhaps feel embraced by the East African expression of nature. In the abundance of the indigenous …

Architecture

CHYBIK+KRISTOF wins competition to design new Administrative Centre for the Czech Forestry Commission

CHYBIK+KRISTOF Architects & Urban Designers has won a competition to design the new administrative centre of the Czech Forestry Commission in Hradec …

Architecture

24H announced winners for Mythology competition

<b>24H, a competition branch of ideas forward, has announced winners for a theme-based competition ''Mythology.''</b> Celebrating its 15th edition, the …

Italy

Jump Studios creates a social hub with informal layout for Saatchi & Saatchi’s HQ in London

<b>A sculptural staircase, a series of swinging hammocks, flexible seatings and a stylish bar are taking part at the</b> <b>Saatchi & Saatchi</b><b>'s new London</b> …

Saatchi & Saatchi

Gensler, Nikken Sekkei and SOM will compete to develop new urban settlement at Colombo Port City

<b>3 invited participants will compete for the a competition for the Financial District & The Marina in the Port of Colombo city.</b> CHEC Port City Colombo …

Construction

Mid-Manhattan Library will close temporarily due to renovation plans by Mecanoo + Beyer Blinder Belle

The New York Public Library announced that its central circulating branch The Mid-Manhattan Library will temporarily close to the public beginning in …

New York Public Library

OMA completes its first UAE project Concrete with poly-carbonate cladding and sprayed façade

<b>Office For Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has completed its first cultural venue at Alserkal District in the United Arab Emirates with</b> …

Architecture

Louis Kahn-designed IIM-Ahmedabad invites alumni to support its restoration and conservation

<b>Louis Kahn-designed</b> <b>Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad</b> <b>(IIMA) - a 'modern brick wonder' now needs massive restoration and conservation to retain</b> …

Construction

Awakening in the Mexican Caribbean designed by ARQMOV

<b>The Caribbean coast, in the Tulum area of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, is set to host ''Awakening'', an eco-tourism complex within a gross</b> …

Fish

Winners revealed for MIPIM 2017 Awards

MIPIM Awards, an internationally-renowned real estate competition at MIPIM, has announced the winners for MIPIM 2017 Awards competing for the world's …

How to transform and re-use buildings almost to infinity?

In day 2, MIPIM's last architecture session has explored the concept of 're-use' for buildings, defining right assets, management, effective design …

Architecture

Building India: how is the second most populated country in the world being transformed?

<b>MIPIM's the most-anticipated session has explored new investment opportunities for</b> <b>India</b> - the second most populated country in the world-and experts …

Cities

What are the new urban planning models?

MIPIM Day 2 has just started with innovation and architecture sessions at Innovation Forum of the event! Today's first talk focused on new urban …

Urban Planning

What are the mega projects in key cities and how do they impact city development?

MIPIM's last session today has explored mega projects in key cities and their social, environmental and cultural impacts for city development in the …

Cities

Using 3D Mapping for RE and property management, how to benefit from this technology today?

Drone technology, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), is a huge jump for investors now and becomes a promotional tool to present their projects in …

Drones

How is London responding to the immediate challenges posed by Brexit?

London still becomes the current issue for not only architects and designers for post-Bexit but also occupies the agenda for investors and developers …

London

How to easily optimise energy efficiency investments?

MIPIM's other innovative session has explored digital revolution for energy efficiency investments presented by Laaksomo Petteri and Lautso Petteri …

Construction

What should be City Visions across the globe to increase liveability?

<b>MIPIM</b><b>, the world's largest property event, has kicked off today.</b> The first session of the MIPIM 2017 has drawn a general framework to deliver clear …

Cities

World Architecture Community at MIPIM

<b>Hello World Architecture Community readers!</b><p>As industry partner for this year's MIPIM World Architecture Community will be bringing you all the …

Networking

Winners announced for Kip Island Auditorium Architecture Competition

<b>Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions</b> <b>has announced winners for Kip Island Auditorium architecture competition.</b> With winning entries from <b>the US, the</b> …

Urban Design

Free School of Architecture announced its first accepted students for 2017

<b>The Free School of Architecture (</b><b>FSA</b><b>), the first tuition-free school of the world, has announced its inaugural student class for 2017.</b> 30 students …

Los Angeles

PROMONTORIO uses bas-relief for the zigzagged facade of GS1 Portugal Headquarters

<b>Portugal-based architecture practice</b> <b>PROMONTORIO</b> <b>uses a special bas-relief for the zigzagged facade of GS1 Portugal Headquarters.</b> Located in Lisbon, …

Architecture

MIT named the top in the Global University Rankings for Architecture

<b>Quacquarelli Symonds (</b><b>QS</b><b>), the world’s leading information specialist in the higher education sector, has released its annual survey for the global</b> …

Higher Education

OMA reveals its First Project for Tirana

<b>On February 14th,</b> <b>Kontakt Shpk</b> <b>and</b> <b>OMA</b> <b>officially released the soon-to-implemented project of a housing development for Albania’s capital city, Tirana.</b> …

Architecture

KAAN Architecten designs Museum Paleis Het Loo’s renovation and expansion

<b>Rotterdam-based KAAN Architecten</b> <b>was commissioned to design Museum Paleis Het Loo’s renovation and expansion.</b> The design, inspired by the layout and …

Central Nervous System

Bernard Arnault pledges $166M to Frank Gehry-designed Museum in Paris

<b>French luxury goods billionaire Bernard Arnault pledges $166 Million to Frank Gehry-designed new museum in Paris, he announced his new deal at a</b> …

Architecture