Sidney Modern Project will almost double the Gallery’s exhibition space, both contrasting and dialoguing with its much-loved late-19th-century neo-classical building, while creating a new public art garden and civic space.
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.
35.000 cypresses, as many as the victim of COVID-19 in Italy, stand in the ‘SANSIRO 2.0 – A A MONUMENT FOR LIFE’ memorial envisioned by Angelo Renna. The proposal repurposes Milan’s iconic stadium as a silent place for contemplation, saving it from demolition.
Tucked in the heart of the Norwegian forest, The Plus factory by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group for urban furniture manufacturer Vestre was “envisioned as a village for a community dedicated to the cleanest, carbon neutral fabrication of urban and social furniture.”
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.
Toyota Woven City, the sustainable urban development and living laboratory at the foothills of Mount Fuji will bring together sharing-economy, self driving mobility and smart homes in a fully connected ecosystem powered by hydrogen fuel cells.
Portes Bonheur – le Chemin de Carrières: RRA has trasformed a former railway in the French countryside into a green path featuring Corten gates and ribboning viewpoints.
Miami Beach is renown for fancy pool parties. The new BENT POOL permanent sculpture is a reminder of the city’s endangered future due to flooding and rising sea level. Located in Pride Park, the monument pays also homage to the LGBT+ historical contribution to Miami cultural fabric.
Traversing the winding Randselva river, The Twist museum designed by Bjarke Ingels Group opens as an inhabitable bridge torqued at its center, forming a new journey and an architectural art piece.
One day seeing trees might be a rare show, like going to the stadium of watching pandas in a zoo. From here, Klaus Littmann’s FOR FOREST project aims to raise awareness on our future by planting a forest in a football stadium pitch in a small city in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia. But far right parties on an electoral campaign attacked the successful art project.
Snøhetta has designed 10 architectural elements for the Path of Perspectives Panorama Trail that highlight the unique features of Innsbruck’s spectacular Nordkette mountain range.
Serpentine Pavilion 2019: a hill made of rocks informed by the natural world appears to emerge from the lawn of Kensington Gardens in London.
Frida Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion 2018 harnesses a subtle interplay of light, water and geometry. The Mexican architect is the 18th and youngest architect to accept the invitation to design the long awaited temporary structure in the Serpentine Gallery lawn in Kensington Gardens, London.
Artemide’s O lighting design collection by studio ELEMENTAL aims to reconcile the needs of the natural and the urban environment. Darkness and disappearance will be the contribution of “O” to nature and public spaces.
MAD Architects’ Chaoyang Park in Beijing features asymmetrical twin towers which were inspired by Chinese traditional mountain paintings.
London Holocaust Memorial will feature 23 tall bronze fins rising next to the House of Parliament leading to a submerged space where visitors can explore and intimately reflect on antisemitism, extremism, Islamophobia, racism, homophobia and other forms of hatred and prejudice in society today.
Carlo Ratti Associati reimagines Milan’s World Expo site as a theme park for science and technology featuring the world’s first neighborhood planned for self-driving cars.
Zaryadye Park, Moscow’s first major new park in 50 years, features a “floating bridge” stretching over the city’s river and areas celebrating the natural landscapes and climates of Russia.
Legacy-driven Deodoro Olympic Park by Vigliecca & Associados for Rio 2016 Olympics features a canoe slalom stadium built on irregular slopes, a wind-proof BMX circuits and a multitasking Youth Arena that can operate with only natural ventilation and illumination.
Dror conceived a planet-like structure that aims to become a cultural venue and to keep company to Buckminster Fuller’s lonesome Biosphere pavilion in the site of Montreal Expo ‘67.
On the occasion of the official presentation of The Mile, the highest vertical panoramic park, Carlo Ratti Associati share their opinion on urban vertical spree and visionary verticality in architecture.
Landskating: 9 great stories of concrete ramps from Tokyo to Paris… What happens when architects and skaters team up to make cities friendlier?
Taylor Cullity Lethlean won the Landscape of the year Award at the World Architecture Festival with a garden that puzzles 100 forests of the world’s most endangered tree species.
Taylor Cullity Lethlean designed the Australian Garden, a natural park and a botanic path that shows how water shapes the country’s landscape.
It’s high time for the world’s first underground park. New York City is working on the LOWLINE, the haedan sister of the worldwide famous HighLine.