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The first Vertical Forest social housing In Eindhoven in The Netherlands by Stefano Boeri Architetti

Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Article source: Stefano Boeri Architetti 

Studio Stefano Boeri Architetti continues its design activities in favor of sustainable architecture worldwide.

Following the Vertical Forest projects of Milan, Nanjing, Utrecht, Tirana, Lausanne, Paris – and after the global publication of the call-to-action video for Urban Forestry (https://www.stefanoboeriarchitetti.net/en/urbanforestry) c o m e s t o d a y ’ s announcement of the new Vertical Forest to be constructed in the Netherlands, in Eindhoven.

  • Architects: Stefano Boeri Architetti
  • Project: The first Vertical Forest social housing
  • Location: Strijp-S, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
  • Client: Sint Trudo
  • General contractor: Stam + De Koning
  • Partner: Stefano Boeri
  • Project Director: Francesca Cesa Bianchi

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CityLife Shopping District in Milan, Italy by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) 

Located above Tre Torri station on the M5 line of Milan’s Metro network, CityLife Shopping District integrates a new public park with indoor and outdoor piazzas, food hall, restaurants, cafes, shops and cinema as well as facilities for health and wellbeing.

Image Courtesy © Hufton+Crow

  • Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA)
  • Project: CityLife Shopping District
  • Location: Milan, Italy
  • Photography: Hufton+Crow
  • Project Director: Gianluca Racana ZHA
  • Project Associate: Paolo Zilli ZHA
  • Project Architect: Andrea Balducci Caste
  • ZHA Site Supervision Team: Andrea Balducci Caste, Pierandrea Angius, Vincenzo Barilari, Stefano Paiocchi
  • ZHA Design Team: H. Goswin Rothenthal, Carles S. Martinez, Gianluca Barone, Giuseppe Morando, Letizia Simoni, Arianna Russo, Annarita Papeschi, Fulvio Wirz, Marco Amoroso, Mario Mattia, Roberto Vangeli, Luciano Letteriello, Marco Guardincerri, Marina Martinez, Alvin Triestanto, Subharthi Guha, Massimo Napoleoni, Massimiliano Piccinini, Kyle Dunnington, Luis Miguel Samanez, Santiago F. Achury, Martha Read, Peter McCarthy, Line Rahbek, Matteo Pierotti, Raquel Ordas, Alexandra Fisher, Sara Criscenti, Mattia Santi, Shahd Abdelmoneim, Cristina Capanna, Alessandra Catello, Agata Banaszek
  • ZHA Competition Team: Simon Kim, Yael Brosilovski, Adriano De Gioannis, Graham Modlen, Karim Muallem, Daniel Li, Yang Jingwen, Tiago Correia, Ana Cajiao, Daniel Baerlecken, Judith Reitz
  • Consultants

    • Management: J and A/Ramboll
    • Structural: AKT (SD), Redesco (DD-Construction podium and tower), Holzner and Bertagnolli + Cap (basement)
    • M+E: Max Fordham + Manens-TIFS

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3Beirut in Lebanon by Foster + Partners

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Article source: Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners has completed 3Beirut – the first of the practice’s projects in Lebanon. Responding directly to the site and culture of Beirut, the scheme creates a sustainable residential and retail development in the heart of the city. The development also strengthens Beirut’s role as a centre for tourism, commerce, retail and entertainment while providing new green spaces at ground level for the city to enjoy.

Image Courtesy © Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: 3Beirut
  • Location: Beirut, Lebanon
  • Photography: Nigel Young / Foster + Partners

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Huafa International Seafront Garden in Zhuhai, China by 10 DESIGN

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Article source: 10 DESIGN

10 DESIGN WINS LATEST DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE SHIZIMEN CBD IN ZHUHAI

With the recent design competition win of HUAFA INTERNATIONAL SEAFRONT GARDEN, 10 DESIGN celebrates the addition of their third major project in the Shizimen CBD, a new leading financial hub of Zhuhai, China. 10 DESIGN has contributed significantly with their projects totaling over 1 million sqm of GFA within the CBD alone and 8.8 million sqm of GFA throughout the city of Zhuhai.

Image Courtesy © 10 DESIGN

  • Architects: 10 DESIGN
  • Project: Huafa International Seafront Garden
  • Location: Zhuhai, China
  • Client: Huafa Group
  • DESIGN TEAM
    • Design Partner: Ted Givens
    • Partner: Miriam Auyeung
    • Director – Retail: Chin Yong Ng,
    • Design Director: Peby Pratama, Yushan Wu, Ewa Koter, Hafsa Siddique, Dian Feng, Inigo Arrotegui, Kenton Sin, Mujung Kang, Sannie Yip, Violette Chen, Yan Liu, Alfred Mak, Erin Park and Ruizhao Zhang
  • Site Area: 70,276 sqm
  • GFA: Total – 376,258 sqm
  • Office: 146,741 sqm
  • Residential: 131,690 sqm
  • Retail: 75,252 sqm
  • Hotel: 22,575 sqm
  • Height: highest tower at 190m

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European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany by COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Article source: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU 

The striking twin tower shapes the skyline of Frankfurt’s Ostend 

The design of the Viennese architectural studio Coop Himmelb(l)au for the new premises of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt combines the horizontal structure of the landmarked Grossmarkthalle with a twisted double tower, which rises to 185 meters. United by an entrance building, these two elements form an ensemble of special architectural significance. Featuring bridges, pathways and platforms, the glass atrium between the two highrises creates a vertical city. The semi-public and communicative functions are located in the former Grossmarkthalle. The exceptional atrium and visible steel support structure show that the ECB building belongs to an entirely new typology of skyscrapers.

Image Courtesy © European Central Bank/Robert Metsch

  • Architects: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
  • Project: European Central Bank
  • Location: Frankfurt, Germany
  • Photography: Markus Pillhofer, European Central Bank/Robert Metsch, Paul Raftery
  • Client: European Central Bank (ECB), Frankfurt/M., Germany
  • Planning: COOP HIMMELB(L)AU Wolf D. Prix & Partner ZT GmbH
  • Design Principal: Wolf D. Prix
  • Project Partner: Frank Stepper
  • Design Architect: Karin Miesenberger
  • Project Architects: Hartmut Hank, Christian Halm, Thomas Schwed, Michael Beckert (TPL), Johannes Behrens (TPL), Günther Weber, Jürgen Tiltmann (TPL), Oliver Cassik (TPL), Philipp Munz (TPL)

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Bora Residential Tower in Mexico City, Mexico by Zaha Hadid Architects

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Article source: Zaha Hadid Architects

Construction works have begun on the Bora Residential Tower in Mexico City. Commissioned in 2015 by Nemesis Capital, a Mexican company committed to building new communities of the highest standards, the tower is within Santa Fe, an important business district in the west of Mexico City with a rapidly growing community that includes 3 universities and the regional offices of Microsoft, Apple, Sony, Roche and Amazon.

Image Courtesy © Zaha Hadid Architects

  • Architects: Zaha Hadid Architects
  • Project: Bora Residential Tower
  • Location: Mexico City, Mexico
  • Client: Nemesis Capital
  • ZHA Project Director: Juan Ignacio Aranguren
  • ZHA Project Architects: Andrés Arias Madrid, Pierandrea Angius
  • ZHA Concept Design Team: Saman Saffarian (Design Lead), Johannes Elias, Julia Hyoun Hee Na, Lisa Kinnerud, Kate Revyakina
  • Structural Engineer (Concept): BAC – García Jarque Ingenieros
  • MEP Engineer (Concept): PGI Engineering
  • Façade Engineer (Concept): Front Inc.
  • Visualizations (Concept): LabTop

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Pinnacle One Yonge in Toronto, Canada by Hariri Pontarini Architects

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Article source: v2com

Hariri Pontarini Architects (HPA) and Pinnacle International have unveiled their design for the over four million square-foot property at One Yonge. The design was led by Micheal De Cotiis, President and CEO of Pinnacle International and David Ponatrini, Founding Principal of HPA, who consider this project a successful demonstration of collaboration between the City, Waterfront Toronto, Developer, and Architect.

View Looking South-East, Image Courtesy © Hariri Pontarini Architects

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Daegu Wolbae IPARK – Residential Blocks 1 and 2 in Daegu, South Korea by UNStudio

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Article source: UNStudio

Creating identity on an urban and a human scale
Following its implementation as a result of the rapid urbanisation of the booming middle class in South Korea, apartment living continues to be the most popular type of housing in the country. In cities across South Korea this type of housing can be found stacked in identical, densely packed, utilitarian blocks.

Image Courtesy © Edmon Leong

 Block 1 – 2012-2015

  • Architects: UNStudio
  • Project: Daegu Wolbae IPARK – Residential Blocks 1 and 2
  • Location: 89, Yucheon-dong, Dalseo-gu, Daegu, South Korea
  • Photography: Edmon Leong and Hyundai
  • Client: Hyundai Development Company
  • Building surface: 199,908 m2
  • Building site: 50,774 m2

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The InterContinental(R) Los Angeles Downtown Hotel Elevates Luxury To New Heights in California by InterContinental Hotels Group

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Article source: InterContinental Hotels Group

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, proudly announces the opening of the InterContinental® Los Angeles Downtown hotel. As the tallest building west of Chicago, the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel forever elevates the Los Angeles skyline at 1,100 feet and 73 stories.

Image Courtesy © InterContinental Hotels Group

  • Architects: InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Project: The InterContinental(R) Los Angeles Downtown Hotel Elevates Luxury To New Heights
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

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LIC Oyster in New York by CAZA

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Article source: CAZA

LIC Oyster seeks to address the imbalance of a high-rise residential boom amidst the steady retreat of manufacturing along the Queens Waterfront through a creative combination of density and openness, business synergy and ecological benefits that addresses the needs of both housing and industry.

Image Courtesy © CAZA

  • Architects: CAZA
  • Project: LIC Oyster
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Project Team: Carlos Arnaiz, Laura del Pino, Jun Deng, Valentina Meloni, Youngeun Jung

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