2022 most popular architecture stories: a 175 km long metropolis in Saudi Arabia, the demolition of Tokyo’s iconic capsule tower, a kinetic glass house in the English countryside, and more.
JKMM and ILO architects completed the Dance House Helsinki in a former cable factory in the Finnish capital. “Dancers and performers will complete the architecture.”
Discover 10 architectural museums opening in 2022: from OMA’s Taipei Performing Arts Centre to SANAA’s Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sidney and MAD architects’ Lucas Museum in Los Angeles.
JKMM Architects metaphorically bring snow to the desert. The Finland Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai highlights the country’s commitment to sustainability and its deep connection with nature.
Nordic architects are showing the way to build a sustainable future. BIG completes the cleanest waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, Snøhetta has inaugurated the the world’s northernmost energy-positive building. Dorte Mandrup’s Icefjord Centre breaks ground to offer breathtaking views of a melting UNESCO World Heritage Site, new sustainable cultural venues thrive in Helsinki and a sinking arctic Swedish city is being relocated…
A timber shrine inspired by Japanese ‘torii’ gates and a path of stones floating above the earth but also gigantic mirrored shards emerging from the sand and a Finnish sauna heating up desert party-goers. Burning Man 2019 focuses on transformation and transience with ephemeral architectures.