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“Immersive Bowl-Shaped Structure” Proposed to be High Line’s Final Gateway

00:00 - 18 November, 2013
“Immersive Bowl-Shaped Structure” Proposed to be High Line’s Final Gateway, ©  James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, courtesy of the City of New York
© James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, courtesy of the City of New York

Friends of the High Line, along side James Corner Field Operations and Diller Scofidio + Renfro, have unveiled what could possibly be the gateway into the third and final stretch of New York’s most prized parkway. Planned to mark the northeast terminus of the High Line at Rail Yards on 10th Avenue at West 30th Street, the “immersive bowl-shaped structure,” known as “The Spur,” hopes to bring a pocket of New York’s lush woodlands to the heart of the city. 

Cliff Hanger / Björn Gross & Josef Wideström

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
Cliff Hanger / Björn Gross & Josef Wideström, © Krister Engström
© Krister Engström

© Krister Engström © Krister Engström © Krister Engström © Krister Engström +14

  • Architects

  • Location

    Lerum, Sweden
  • Architects

    Björn Gross, Josef Wideström
  • Area

    300.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Huaxin Business Center / Scenic Architecture

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
Huaxin Business Center / Scenic Architecture, © Su Shengliang
© Su Shengliang

© Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang © Su Shengliang +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Guilin Road, Tianlin, Xuhui, China, 200233
  • Design Team

    Zhu Xiaofeng(Design Principal), Ding Penghua(Project Designer), CaiMian, Yang Hong, Li Haoran, Du Shigang
  • Area

    730.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Esterházy Etyeki Kúria Winery / BORD Architectural Studio

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
© Tamás Bujnovszky
© Tamás Bujnovszky

© Duong Li Eszter © Tamás Bujnovszky © Tamás Bujnovszky © Tamás Bujnovszky +51

Zaha Hadid’s 2022 Qatar World Cup Stadium Unveiled

00:00 - 18 November, 2013
Zaha Hadid’s 2022 Qatar World Cup Stadium Unveiled, Courtesy of ZHA
Courtesy of ZHA

New details have emerged on Zaha Hadid Architects and AECOM’s 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium in Qatar. Scheduled to begin construction in late 2014, the 40,000-seat venue pulls inspiration from a local fishing boat - the Arabian dhow - to influence its overall design. 

Origami / Manuelle Gautrand Architecture

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
Origami / Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, © Vincent Fillon
© Vincent Fillon

© Vincent Fillon © Vincent Fillon © Vincent Fillon © Vincent Fillon +19

  • Architects

  • Location

    41 Avenue de Friedland, 75008 Paris, France
  • Architect in Charge

    Manuelle Gautrand
  • Architect Project Manager

    Yves Tougard
  • Structure

    Khephren
  • Area

    5800.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

United Therapeutics Field House / Frank Harmon Architect

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
© Richard Leo Johnson
© Richard Leo Johnson

© Richard Leo Johnson © Richard Leo Johnson © Richard Leo Johnson © Richard Leo Johnson +9

De Burgemeester / Studioninedots

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
© Peter Cuypers
© Peter Cuypers
  • Architects

  • Location

    Burgemeester Pabstlaan, Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Albert Herder, Vincent van der Klei, Arie van der Neut, Metin van Zijl.
  • Project Team

    Max Meijer, Eliano Felício, Chun Leung.
  • Area

    4700.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Peter Cuypers © Peter Cuypers © Peter Cuypers © Peter Cuypers +27

ArchitectureBoston's Latest Issue Tackles Coastal Vulnerability

00:00 - 18 November, 2013
ArchitectureBoston's Latest Issue Tackles Coastal Vulnerability, Courtesy of ArchitectureBoston, Boston Society of Architects
Courtesy of ArchitectureBoston, Boston Society of Architects

The new issue of ArchitectureBoston magazine, Coast, focuses on the thin border of continental crust that is home to 45 percent of the world’s population. The issue examines how architects and urban planners can mitigate or accommodate sea-level rise and storm surges associated with climate change. Coast promotes debate and offers answers and opportunities surrounding a problem that will inevitably affect most of the world’s urban residents in years to come.

BIG Set to Build Blåvand Bunker Museum

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
BIG Set to Build Blåvand Bunker Museum, Blåvand Bunker Museum. Image Courtesy of BIG
Blåvand Bunker Museum. Image Courtesy of BIG

BIG’s Blåvand Bunker Museum has secured the necessary funds to move forward. Set to transform a former German WWII bunker carved into the banks of Blåvand, Denmark, the 2,500 square meter museum will include four independent institutions: a bunker museum, an amber museum, a history museum and a special exhibitions gallery.

"Contrary to the existing closed concrete lump, the new museum will, in its architecture, function as an open heart integrated into the landscape,” Bjarke Ingels described. “The museum is in every way the opposite of the militant history with its more closed, dark and heavy features.”

Las Cruces Lookout Point / ELEMENTAL

00:00 - 18 November, 2013
Las Cruces Lookout Point / ELEMENTAL, ©  Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

©  Iwan Baan ©  Iwan Baan ©  Iwan Baan ©  Iwan Baan +10

  • Architects

  • Location

    Las Cruces, Jal., Mexico
  • Design Team

    Alejandro Aravena, Diego Torres, Víctor Oddó
  • Area

    148.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Ardmore Residence / UNStudio

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
Ardmore Residence / UNStudio, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

© Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan +15

  • Architects

  • Location

    Singapore
  • Design Team

    Ben van Berkel, Wouter de Jonge and Holger Hoffmann, Imola Berczi, Christian Bergmann, Aurelie Hsiao, Juergen Heinzel, Derrick Diporedjo, Nanang Santoso, Joerg Petri, Kristin Sandner, Katrin Zauner, Arne Nielsen
  • Interior design show suite

    Terry Hunziker
  • Structure

    Webstructures
  • Mechanical & Electrical Consulting Engineers

    J Roger Preston, Singapore
  • Façade

    Ove Arup
  • Area

    5625.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Summer House / Khachaturian Architects

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
Summer House / Khachaturian Architects, © Artur Khachaturian
© Artur Khachaturian

© Artur Khachaturian © Artur Khachaturian © Artur Khachaturian © Artur Khachaturian +21

  • Architects

  • Location

    Moscow, Russia
  • Project Architects

    Artur Khachaturian, Gianna Hovhannisyan
  • Structural Engineering

    Viktor Grigoryan
  • Area

    136.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Toi o Tāmaki Auckland Art Gallery / FJMT + Archimedia

01:00 - 18 November, 2013
Toi o Tāmaki Auckland Art Gallery / FJMT + Archimedia, © John Gollings
© John Gollings

© Patrick Reynolds © John Gollings © John Gollings © John Gollings +14

Auditorium Center in WU Campus / BUSarchitektur

01:00 - 17 November, 2013
Auditorium Center in WU Campus / BUSarchitektur, Courtesy of BOAnet.at
Courtesy of BOAnet.at

Courtesy of BOAnet.at Courtesy of BOAnet.at Courtesy of BOAnet.at Courtesy of BOAnet.at +36

  • Architects

  • Location

    Welthandelsplatz, 1020 Viena, Austria
  • Design Team

    Laura P. Spinadel, Jean Pierre Bolivar, Bernd Pflüger
  • Project Area

    28349.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photography

Australia Plans for Greener Cities by 2020

00:00 - 17 November, 2013
Australia Plans for Greener Cities by 2020, The Goods Line proposal. Image Courtesy of ASPECT Studios
The Goods Line proposal. Image Courtesy of ASPECT Studios

As cities continue to attract more people, naturally vegetated areas slowly wither, leaving little to no green spaces for city dwellers to escape to, no trees to purify the air and enhance the environment. Australia plans to change this. The 202020 Vision is a concerted effort from the government, academic and private sectors to create twenty percent green areas in Australia's urban centers by 2020. “Urban heat islands, poor air quality, lack of enjoyable urban community areas are all poor outcomes when green spaces aren't incorporated into new developments and large scale building projects.” Read about the 202020 initiative here, "More green spaces in urban areas, says new national initiative."

Blairgowrie Back Beach / Wolveridge Architects

01:00 - 17 November, 2013
Blairgowrie Back Beach / Wolveridge Architects, © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

© Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell +27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Blairgowrie VIC 3942, Australia
  • Design Team

    Jerry Wolveridge, Ricky Booth, David Anthony
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Robert A.M. Stern: Old-Fashioned yet Unfazed

00:00 - 17 November, 2013
Robert A.M. Stern: Old-Fashioned yet Unfazed, Robert A.M Stern. Image
Robert A.M Stern. Image

In the mutable world of architecture it's easy to get distracted by the trendy new thing, be it the tallest tower or the "blobbiest" form. Robert A. M. Stern (Dean of the Yale School of Architecture and a practicing architect in his own right), on the other hand, remains purposefully old-fashioned (to the point of becoming obsolete). In an exquisitely written article for the New York MagazineJustin Davidson reports that, despite the mockery of his colleagues, Stern seems unfazed. If his architecture has the power to inspire, he says, then he's done his job. Read the full must-see article here.