Germany Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai blends visionary environmental ideas with real-life results. The sustainable architecture features suspended cubes and a forest of steel poles, covered by a floating roof.
Digital technologies are shaping the way we read the news as well as the spaces where the news are written. Rem Koolhaas’ OMA has almost completed the media campus for the publishing company Axel Springer; the building reflects the sector’s print-digital transition and aims to “absorb the question marks of the digital future”.
Personalized thermal bubbles, suspended nets and a co-working office in the orchard. Carlo Ratti Associati completed a digitally responsive architecture for Fondazione Agnelli. The new hub in Turin embraces new ways of net-working by using bigdata and the internet of things.
The vertical branches of menorah candelabrums and prayer garments inspired the Hillel House, Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects’ Jewish community center across Downtown Philadelphia.