Bjarke Ingels

Two Trees Management having banner year with Brooklyn waterfront leases

Office-space creation is rampant along and near the Brooklyn waterfront.<p>While brand-new projects command lots of attention, the Walentas family’s Two …

Real Estate

Soccer Stadiums Are the New Football Stadiums

In hopes of securing an MLS expansion team, cities are proposing to spend lots of public money on building arenas.<p>Officials from Cincinnati, Detroit, Nashville, and Sacramento appeared in New York on Wednesday to place their bids with Major League Soccer (MLS) for an expansion team. Slots for two …

Columbus Crew

9 abandoned nuclear bunkers that have been transformed into stunning spaces

Decades after World War II and the Cold War, the world is agonizing over nuclear threats from North Korea.<p>The country recently tested its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile to date, which leader Kim Jong Un claims can reach the United States. North Korea's foreign ministry also said …

North Korea

This week, AIA Gold Medal and RIBA President's Medals winners were announced

This week on Dezeen, The American Institute of Architects awarded James Stewart Polshek its highest accolade of the year, while RIBA picked seven …

MVRDV plans pixelated towers for Abu Dhabi

MVRDV is clearly fond of pixelated architecture and has produced several recent designs that riff on the distinctive cubic style, including the …

Louvre Abu Dhabi

BIG releases new plans for chequerboard-domed sports and music venue in Austin

<b>Bjarke Ingels' firm BIG has released new plans for a new sports and music venue in Austin, Texas, which will separate the functions of the building</b> …

December 8, 2017: Pantone Announces Ultra Violet as 2018 Color of the Year, U.S. to Compete at Winter Olympics Despite White House Confusion, Music Industry Veteran Launches Cannabis Conference in Colorado

<b>1. PANTONE ANNOUNCES ULTRA VIOLET AS 2018 COLOR OF THE YEAR:</b> Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year is ultra violet. Associated Press: “The color wasn’t …

Cannabis Industry

Vancouver Study Shows Why Seattle's HALA Is Doomed To Fail

by Charles MudedeGoing up now, Bjarke Ingels' Vancouver House: "Think of Vancouver House as a giant curtain, at the moment of being pulled back to …

Seattle

Pixel, Abu Dhabi, 2017 - MVRDV

Pixel is a dynamic 76,000m2 residential development with retail, office, makers and community spaces, offering 480 apartments of various sizes and …

Abu Dhabi

UAE looks to Mars for STEM inspiration

<b>(CNN) —</b> On September 12, 1962, John F. Kennedy told the United States "we choose to go to the Moon." What JFK and the American public didn't know yet was that by investing in its space program, it was also choosing memory foam, precision GPS and the cardiac pump, food safety standards, invisible …

Space

Michel Rojkind and Bjarke Ingels Describe the Recently Opened Foro Boca

The official inauguration for Foro Boca by Rojkind Arquitectos was held in Veracruz, México, gathering members of the local community as well as …

Denmark's Underdog City: A Travel Guide to Scandinavia's Newest Capital of Culture

EVER SINCE the waiter set down my reindeer-neck rillettes starter, I had known something was amiss with my meal at Haervaerk, an offal emporium in the Danish city of Aarhus. But I hadn’t been able to work out what exactly. It wasn’t the no-menu policy, which meant each course was a (good) surprise. …

Lifestyle

Austin scores BIG with solar-powered sports stadium

The 1.3 million sq ft (120,773 sq m) East Austin District is designed in collaboration with Walter P. Moore Engineers and STG Design, and is arranged …

Stanford White's Beaux Arts IRT powerhouse is now an NYC landmark

The structure powered the city’s pioneering transit system in the early part of the 20th centurt<p>A 113-year-old active powerhouse, that takes up an entire city block between Twelfth and Eleventh Avenues and West 58th and 59th Streets (it’s right behind Bjarke Ingels’s Via 57 West) has been declared …

Creamy

Introducing the 2018 AD100

See who made this year's list<p>Adjaye Associates<p>Aero Studios<p>AL_A<p>Alex Papachristidis Interiors<p>Amy Lau Design<p>The Archers<p>Ashe + Leandro<p>Atelier AM<p>Ben Pentreath Ltd.<p>Bestor Architecture<p>BIG–Bjarke Ingels Group<p>Bilhuber and Associates<p>Billy Cotton<p>Brian J. McCarthy Inc.<p>Carrier and Company Interiors<p>Caruncho …

Kelly Wearstler

Five Reasons Why You Should Enter The Fairy Tales Competition

Over the last 5 years, the Fairy Tales competition has captured the imagination of thousands of participants from around the world - from students …

Fairy Tales

Group unveils plan to replace Expo Center with arena, stadium

A small local group with a big vision and political backing has unveiled plans for a wide-ranging project called the East Austin District, …

Heroes, Rumors, Cults: Designs on Architectural Celebrity

I1 heard a lot of stories from my friend about Zaha, like: she had a giant red couch that all of her interns had sex on; she installed a phone in the …

Virgil Abloh

Group plans to replace Expo Center with arena, stadium

A small local group with a big vision and political backing has unveiled plans for a wide-ranging project called the East Austin District, …

Columbus Crew

Google's London HQ could be the first of many 'landscraper' buildings

Many still think that when it comes to skyscrapers, taller is always better. But Google is taking a very different approach with its London …

Immersive LEGO Experience at the LEGO House [Denmark]

Written 5 hours ago <i>by</i> Juan Ding<p>BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group and LEGO bring the classic LEGO brick to an amazing LEGO architecture project in the heart …

Lego

In UMass Amherst's Design Building, students learn by example

When the University of Massachusetts Amherst set out to build a new home for its design school, the goal was not just to raise an emblem to its …

Construction

Sweeping East Harlem rezoning greenlights a wave of new development

After rounds of contentious public hearings and protests from those on both sides of the debate, the New York City Council unanimously approved a …

Housing

Set up home in a luxury hotel

Albany, Bahamas<p>A 600-acre luxury residential community in New Providence, Bahamas, Albany resort, which officially opened in 2010, is continually expanding, with improved facilities and residences being added year on year. The Honeycomb building, completed last spring, was designed by Bjarke …

Hotels

Google's new London "landscraper" could become the longest property in the UK when completed

Back in June 2013, <b>Google</b> revealed plans for its <b>new headquarters</b> which is due to be situated in London. The new headquarters which is set to begin …

Record Opener ‘Disaster Artist’ and ‘The Shape of Water’ Lead Specialty Box Office Surge

With so many Oscar contenders jostling for theater play, the question is how their distributors manage their success.<p>The hits keep on coming. Both …

Movies

Stunning photos of the 10 best skyscrapers in the world

The best new skyscraper of the year doesn't look much like a skyscraper at all — at least, not in the traditional sense.<p>On Thursday, real estate research company Emporis announced the winner of the Emporis Skyscraper Award, the world’s most renowned prize for high-rise architecture. To qualify for …

Herzog & de Meuron

Film Review: Big Time

One World Trade Center, with its gleaming Freedom Tower, now thrillingly overshadows all of Manhattan and has truly become a part of New York City, …

Avant-garde

Pyramid-shaped NYC building named world's best new skyscraper

The Emporis Skyscraper Awards has been running for 17 years now and highlights buildings that are over 100 m (328 ft)-tall, even if they really don't …

Design

Former IRT Powerhouse on West 59th Street, once the world’s largest, gets landmark status

<i>The building in 1905, via MCNY</i><p>This morning, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the former IRT Powerhouse (now the Con Ed …

Michael Bloomberg