Design for the Tour Traingle

After the construction of the Montparnasse Tower in 1973, the public reaction was so negative that Paris banned the construction of all new buildings over seven stories. However, the mayor of Paris has overturned the ban… Read More

Proposed Brooklyn Tech Triangle plan by WXY

The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition wants to transform New York into the top high-tech hub in the nation. Currently second behind the top tech hub, Silicon Valley, the “Brooklyn Tech Triangle” can become the most… Read More

NYC Second Ave Subway Construction

With the initial phase of the opening set for 2016, the Second Avenue Subway line is being constructed under the Upper East Side. Construction work includes blasting through bedrock, removing top-soil, and installing service connections… Read More

Proposed Coney Island wetlands

Even if New York never faces a Sandy-like storm again, Bloomberg’s $20 Billion plan may be the most economically feasible. Without the addition of its proposed dunes, floodgates, removable walls, levees, floodwalls, bulkheads and wetlands,… Read More

Heatherwick Studio has released plans for a bridge to cross London’s Thames river, connecting the Covent Garden with the South Bank. Trees, wild flowers, and grass will cover this pedestrian bridge, designed to… Read More

Presidio From Southeast © Robert Campbell

A new cultural facility is being planned in San Francisco on the former military base that is now Presidio Park. The Presidio Trust has announced three finalists in their design competition and those chosen are… Read More

COURTESY W-ARCHITECTURE & LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

St. Patrick’s Island in Calgary, Alberta will see massive redevelopment soon. The area “will return to its 19th century roots as a public park”. New York City firm W-Architecture and Landscape Architecture worked with Denver… Read More

snøhetta

This week, construction broke ground on San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). The Snøhetta designed extension will double the size of the museum’s exhibition space. The expansion includes more than 12,000 square meters of… Read More

Skidmore Owings Merril

Today, four different visions for New York’s historic Penn Station were introduced to the public. The transportation hub’s beautiful original structure was demolished in the early 1960s and replaced with the sterile building we see… Read More

james corner field operations

Chicago’s Navy Pier on Lake Michigan is currently a “cluttered, over-commercialized tourist trap”. The city plans to redevelop the pier, enlisting James Corner (of High Line fame) to create the design. James Corner Field Operations… Read More

Cornell Roosevelt Island

New York’s City Council has approved Cornell‘s plans for a two million square foot technological campus on Roosevelt Island. The Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM) proposal is set to break ground sometime… Read More

Open Air Theater

This year, 2013, saw the completion of the Rio de Moinhos Open Air Theatre by ateliermob in Rio de Moinhos, Abrantes, Portugal. The firm won a competition to design three projects in the Abrantes region.… Read More

Golden State Warriors

Snøhetta and AECOM have released an updated version of their plans for the Golden State Warriors Stadium which is set to be located on San Francisco’s waterfront and completed for the 2017-2018 NBA basketball season.… Read More

Bavarian History Museum

OODA + GuedesDeCampos have announced their proposal for the Bavarian History Museum in Regensburg, Germany. The 10,000 square meter competition entry “explores the ability of architecture and urban planning to spread a cultural (phenomenon) so… Read More

Bandar Malaysia Masterplan

Developer 1MDB has chosen Broadway Malyan to partner with planner Arah Rancang Malaysia to make a masterplan for Bandar Malaysia. Arup and Sinclair Knight Merz have been working on the design and engineering of this… Read More