Helmut Jahn, the Flash Gordon of architecture, brought a ‘glitzy’ and bombastic attitude to postmodernism, from Chicago to Berlin, Philadelphia, Bangkok and beyond.
From archi-bullying to flamboyant ego-towers. We look into US elections with a Trumpitecture architectural perspective.
The One Thousand Museum skyscraper by Zaha Hadid Architects features a hurricane-proof structural concrete exoskeleton with a fluid design. The 62-storey residential tower opposite Museum Park in Miami offers views across Biscayne Bay which includes the city’s new art and science museums.
Developed as a new civic space as well, OPPO headquarters by Zaha Hadid Achitects comprise four interconnected skyscrapers filled with natural lights.
Zaha Hadid Architects has completed the Leeza Soho Tower in Beijing. The skyscraper contains a mix of shops and offices surrounding a 194.15m-high spiraling atrium.
What if Apocalyptic storms and rising sea levels could cause the collision of a ship with a skyscraper? Black n’Arch’s winning proposal for a ‘shipwreck-tower’ in Prague could become Czech Republic’s tallest building.
The new London Brutalist Edition by Skyline Chess transforms the Barbican Towers, the Alexandra Road Estate and One Kemble Street into architectural chess pieces.
Europe’s highest skyscraper twisting like a flame, a high-tech spaceship-looking stadium. a ‘prismatic’ airport inspired by snowflakes’ crystalline patterns, street art sanctuaries and a post-modern sleeping districts. Exploring the architecture of contemporary St Petersburg.
WOHA and Patricia Urquiola complete the Singapore’s Oasia Hotel, a sustainable and naturally ventilated tower featuring panoramic sky gardens and topped by an open-air intimate oasis.
Suspended green oases, energy-consumption extensions and wooden high-rises. Sou Fujimoto, Stefano Boeri, Stephan Malka, Big and Carlo Ratti designed verdant skyscrapers for a greener urban future.
MAD Architects’ Chaoyang Park in Beijing features asymmetrical twin towers which were inspired by Chinese traditional mountain paintings.
Welcome to Tokyo! From the mother of all capsule hotels in Ginza to the Manga district, from Omotesandō flamboyant retail to Blade Runner panoramas and the famous Shibuya Crossing. Our guide features masterpieces by Le Corbusier, Kenzo Tange, Kengo Kuma, Herzog de Meuron and more, but also vertigo views, design museums and rollercoasters piercing skyscrapers.
German-Australian firm LAVA designs Hangzhou Zheijang Gate Towers, a masterplan featuring twin towers with shimmering facades of fins that are inspired by the Chinese character and concept of gate.
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.
With 260 towers under construction and a £175 million garden bridge, what is the future of London and Londoners? ArchiPanic collected opinions and concerns of some of the protagonists of the city’s transformation.
Mark Foster Gage adds contemporary gargoyles and gothic designs to Manhattan tower and criticizes New York soul-less skyscrapers made in glass and steel.
Meet the The Bride. AMBS Architects present the world’s first vertical city hosting schools, sky-gardens and entire neighbourhoods up to almost 1 km above the ground. “But do not call it the next super tall tower, because they are nor safe nor efficient” says at AMBS Architects to ArchiPanic.
Who challenges the Burj Khalifa? The first vertical city could overshadow the architecture battle to build the ultimate skyscraper and relegate super tall towers as thing from the past.
Klaura, Kaden + Partners tag the sky with Pyramidenkogel the highest wooden tower in the world that will rise in Carinthia, Austria.