Discover 24 architectural museums opening in 2021: from Kengo Kuma’s Hans Christian Andersen Museum in Denmark to Jean Nouvel’s Pudong Museum of Art in Shanghai, the long-awaited Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza and the Aviici Experience in Stockholm.
Top 8 urban stories of 2020: Stockholm’s underground art trail, transparent Tokyo public toilets and a sport campus hidden under a green hilly landscape in China.
2020 Best Architecture: an Arctic whale watching facility, a pitched-roof garden house in Beverly Hills and a sustainable micro-library in Indonesia are among our favourite architectures of the year.
An eye-catching whirlpool of panoramic stairs snakes through and tops the Fenix Museum of Migration, MAD Architects’ first cultural project in Europe, due to be completed in 2024.
Chinese firm MAD Architects has completed the Gardenhouse residential building that looks like a hilltop village and features the US’ “largest living wall”. White-off pitched roofs and a verdant communal courtyard bring residents together in the heart of Beverly Hills.
Present and future encounter in MAD Architects’ masterplan for Shenzhen Bay Culture Park. The 51K sqm site comprises cultural and entertainment venues and green spaces dotted by buildings resembling monumental stones.
The Quzhou Sports Campus and public park by MAD Architects in China features a stadium, a pool and other buildings, all hidden in gentle green slopes.
From an inflatable permanent lunar settlement to a Sputnik replica making some noise at Burning Man festival. We rounded up some of the ultimate and most visionary moon-inspired designs and architectures.
The ’almost-floating’ Yiwu Grand Theater features large semi-transparent glass sails sheltering from cold winters while allowing ventilation during the summer.
MAD Architects’ snowflake-inspired Terminal 3 of Harbin Taiping International Airport in China dialogues with the gentle slopes of China’s vast Northern plains, and the region’s immense snow and ice.
The Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center by MAD Architects features mountainous ‘liquid’ towers embracing a village-like mixed-use development. Connecting pathways and green contemplative spaces merge nature with the conveniences of modern day living.
MAD Architects unveils Fifth Ring, an immersive art installation for AUDI and INTERNI magazine and developed in collaboration with Artemide.
MAD Architects’ Chaoyang Park in Beijing features asymmetrical twin towers which were inspired by Chinese traditional mountain paintings.
MAD Architects’ WONDERLAND pavilion brings Alice’s White Rabbit in a Beijing’s historic neighbourhood for the joy of kids.
Terrazzo tiles made from recycled Swarovski and Mars inspired furniture. Archipanic selected 8 design exhibitions at 2017 DesignMiami/ Basel.
MAD Architects design Xinhee fashion house corporate building as a sutainable flower-shaped and human body-inspired architecture dressed with floating-free translucent draping.
Smooth volumes, sharp lines and an impressive wooden theater reminding the gentle erosion of the time: MAD Architects designed the recently completed Harbin Opera House as Northern Chinese winters would have shaped natural landscapes.
Visionnaire studio MAD Architects designed the Sheraton Moon Hotel rising on Nan Tai Lake in China to underline the link between human and nature.