Crystal Houses // MVRDV

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands. Architect: MVRDV. MVRDV’s Crystal Houses is a flagship store designed to combine Dutch heritage and international architecture on the PC Hooftstraat, Amsterdam’s distinctive luxury brand street. It features a near full-glass façade that mimics the original design, but is stretched vertically to comply with updated zoning laws and to allow for an […]

Patricia Reser Center for the Arts // Opsis Architects

Location: Beaverton, OR, USA. Architect: Opsis Architects. The Reser serves as a bridge between the upcoming urban growth and the surrounding natural environment and is located on a prominent yet atypically shaped location close to City Hall, Beaverton Creek, and the light-rail station. The community’s desire to give The Reser a distinctive regional identity is […]

The International Rugby Experience // Niall McLaughlin

Location: Limerick, Ireland. Architect: Niall McLaughlin. The International Rugby Experience is a new cultural institution and visitor experience located in Limerick, Ireland. The building is situated on the main shopping street in the city centre and seeks to reinvigorate the area while complementing existing local arts and heritage attractions. The design approach was to create […]

The Mughal House // Patterson Dublanc Designers

Location: Mustique, St Vincent and the Grenadines. Architect: Patterson Dublanc Designers. The Mughal Villa and Landscape Vision is a 32-acre private island in the Caribbean, with a villa inspired by the architecture of the three great Mughals: Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jahan. The villa is planned around a central courtyard with scented gardens forming jali […]

Jiyu Spa // Shanghai Hip-pop Design Team

Location: Danyang, Jiangsu, China. Architect: Shanghai Hip-pop Design Team. The project aims to immerse visitors in a large-scale peaceful picture, allowing them to rediscover and feel life with a specific attitude or special perspective. The key to the design is the word “feeling”, which is used to arouse sympathy and act as a radar for […]

Shenzhen Cine Sky Cinema // One Plus Partnership Limited

Location: Shenzhen, China. Architect: One Plus Partnership Limited. The cinema in Longhua, Shenzhen, was designed to recreate a virtual world of architecture, combining real-life and virtual elements. The designers used vertical and horizontal lines to build up their design concept, creating a strong sci-fi visual effect. The metal bars in blue tones intersecting each other […]

Ningbo Sino Ocean // Benoy

Location: Ningbo, China. Architect: Benoy. Benoy, a design firm, is leading the masterplanning for a new mixed-use destination in Ningbo, China. The historical port site will be transformed into a unique commercial destination that blends past with present. The scheme aims to evoke the memory of the area’s heritage through a new mixed-use, retail and […]

Guardian Art Center // Buro Ole Scheeren

Location: Beijing, China. Architect: Buro Ole Scheeren. The Guardian Art Center is a new hybrid cultural institution located in the heart of Beijing, built on the doorstep of the historic Forbidden City. It is the world’s first custom-built auction house and offers museum quality galleries, state of the art conservation facilities, restaurants, a hotel, flexible […]

Skypark Business Centre South // Aravia Design Limited

Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg. Architect: Aravia Design Limited. The design of a new complex aims to promote sustainability and work-life balance through public and open spaces. The building’s facade is designed as a protective layer against weather and noise, with a semi-transparent louvred skin that acts as a sun shading device and allows for cross ventilation. […]

Glass-less House: Pavilion for Yoga and Pool in XY Yunlu Hotel // Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

Location: Yangjia Village, Xingping Town, Guangxi Province, China. Architect: Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects. The project is located on a small plateau behind Yangjia Village, where the Yun House Eco-resort is situated. The design incorporates the natural topography and vegetation, with minimal ground leveling. The project includes two swimming pools and a yoga pavilion of equal […]

International Medical Cluster // Mochly-Eldar architects

Location: Skolkovo, Moscow. Architect: Mochly-Eldar architects. The Skolkovo International Medical Cluster in Moscow is set to become one of the largest medical hubs in Eastern Europe. The center will include top international medical clinics, education, and research organizations. The Oncology Hospital is a pilot project of the Skolkovo International Medical Center, which aims to provide […]

Shenzhen Qianhai Education Complex // Leigh & Orange Limited

Location: Shenzhen, China. Architect: Leigh & Orange Limited. The Shenzhen Metro Qianhai Depot Project includes a kindergarten and primary cum secondary school, as well as a 300m sports field. The project is designed to integrate with the existing metro depot, with the kindergarten and sports field spectator stand integrated under a “one roof” feature on […]

Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre // hcma

Location: North Vancouver, Canada. Architect: hcma. The new Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre in North Vancouver will be a hub for individual and collective wellness, offering a range of facilities including an aquatic centre, ice arena, curling, gymnasia, fitness, seniors centre, children and youth areas, and skatepark. The centre aims to redefine recreation by promoting […]

Generali Tower // Zaha Hadid Architects

Location: Milan, Italy. Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects. Generali Tower is a 44-storey building located in Milan’s CityLife masterplan, which has redeveloped the city’s abandoned trade fair grounds. The tower is aligned with three of the city’s primary axes and connects with surrounding public piazzas and parks. The tower’s curvilinear geometries are defined by the perceived […]

City Rail Link // Jasmax, Grimshaw, designTRIBE, Alt Group

Location: Auckland, New Zealand. Architect: Jasmax, Grimshaw, designTRIBE, Alt Group. The City Rail Link (CRL) in Auckland, New Zealand, is the country’s largest public art project and will reflect the city’s unique identity as the largest Māori and Polynesian city in the world. The CRL is the largest infrastructure project ever undertaken in New Zealand, […]

InnoCell // Leigh & Orange Limited

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. China. Architect: Leigh & Orange Limited. InnoCell is a pilot project located in Hong Kong Science Park that uses Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) to provide a minimum of 500-bed spaces with supporting ancillary facilities. The project aims to shorten the construction programme, improve the quality of the fit-out, reduce […]

Greenland Jinan A3A4 Mixed-use Retail // Benoy

Location: Jinan, China. Architect: Benoy. Benoy, a retail planner and architect, is designing a new mixed-use destination in Jinan’s Central Business District in China. The project is an urban village with a 55,000m2 retail street and integrated landscape features. The design is inspired by Chinese culture and features streets, gardens, and water features. The design […]

Squirrel Park // Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

Location: Oklahoma City, United States. Architect: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris. Squirrel Park is a housing development in Oklahoma City that aims to increase density in central residential areas. The development consists of four two-bedroom single-family homes made from repurposed shipping containers. The site is located between a residential area and a commercial corridor, and a […]