New Project

CAAU (Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes) has proposed their design for the future Cultural Laboratory of Cambrai in France. The new structure is attached to a historic collège and sits in the site opposite a cathedral and… Read More

Architecture firm Re-Act Now has renovated the Rahova Commodities Exchange in Bucharest, Romania. As opposed to taking a more traditional renovation approach, that is to restore the building exactly… Read More

Seattle skyline

Tracking water and energy consumption in commercial and residential buildings is an important tool for cities hoping to address sustainability problems. Austin, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C. are among the U.S. cities that… Read More

Singapore

Cities are growing all around the world. Citizens are flocking to urban centers to seek employment, education, and economic opportunities. Some cities have expanded rapidly into “mega-cities” and face problems caused by high population density.… Read More

Design comes in endless shapes and forms. In every culture and profession, people are designing and creating constantly. On March 2, 2013, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will open its new exhibit ‘Applied… Read More

New Project

The two skyscraper project adjacent to the historic Capitol Records building was approved this past Tuesday by a Los Angeles City Planning Department Board. The 1 million square foot complex includes residential and commercial uses… Read More

Architect and Frank Lloyd Wright fanatic Paolo Bulletti wants to buy Wright’s 1914 Bachman Wilson House in Millstone, New Jersey to preserve it and move it to Italy. He wants to “save” the house by… Read More

Green Street and Washington Place in NYC was once home to the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. In 1911 a fire broke out in the factory that killed 146 people. The fire is known as “the fire… Read More

Niagara Falls

New York is going to tear down a part of the Robert Moses State Parkway. Moses, who is one of the biggest figures in… Read More

New Project

The British company that managed the construction of ‘The Shard’ is set to build Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia. Kingdom Tower’s plans were released 18 months ago by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. It… Read More

BBC News correspondent Sarah Montague interviews famed architect Renzo Piano about his new and controversial skyscraper ‘The Shard’. The building stands at 310 meters high, cut shorter from the original design that put it at… Read More

San Francisco is undoubtedly one of the greenest cities in America. The city hopes that by the year 2020, they will be able to keep 100% of its waste out of landfills. Former Mayor Gavin… Read More

NYC

Sometime in the not-so-far-off future the tunnels that will be home to trains that will “traverse the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) line, connecting Sunnyside, Queens, to Grand Central Terminal” will be open and functional. The… Read More

Googleplex

Foster + Partners designed Apple’s headquarters here, NBBJ designed Samsung’s. Now Gensler has released their plans for the new headquarters of Nvidia, a visual computing tech company in… Read More

The Arcade

The concept of the shopping mall met its peak in America in the early 90s. Supermalls, shopping strips, and giant department stores have been closing their doors steadily throughout the recession.  The spaces, and mega… Read More